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Discrimination used as an excuse to take up terrorism: India's UN Envoy

New Delhi/IBNS: India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations - Ambassador T S Tirumurti has called on the UN bodies to reject every justification whether "discrimination, racial or otherwise" being used as an excuse for terrorism.

Drawdown of peacekeeping operations should not be driven by austerity: India at UN

New York/UNI: India has said the drawdown of UN peacekeeping operations should not be driven by the "temptations of austerity" as the costs would be higher if the country were to relapse into the situation that had necessitated the UN intervention.

India assumes presidency of UNSC for month of Aug

New Delhi/IBNS: India assumed the rotating Presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of August.

As a responsible democracy, India does not practice disinformation: MEA on EU DisinfoLab report

New Delhi/IBNS: As a responsible democracy, India does not practice disinformation campaigns, the External Affairs Ministry said Friday dismissing a report by Brussels based EU DisinfoLab that claimed 10 UN accredited defunct NGOs were revived to serve Indian interests and discredit Pakistan at the EU and the UN Human Rights Council.

'Framing of laws a sovereign prerogative': India's reply on FCRA

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Tuesday issued a firm response to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachellete's remarks questioning India's new FCRA regulations.

Modi calls for UN's introspection, pitches in India's entrance into decision-making structure at UNGA

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for an introspection of the United Nations, raising questions over its relevance on a number of factors in a 22-minute long speech at the virtual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Saturday.

UNSC thwarts Pakistan's move to get 2 Indians designated as terrorists

New York/ IBNS:  The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has foiled an attempt by Pakistan to politicize 1267 special procedure on terrorism by giving it a religious colour, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, T S Trimurti has said.

India all set to become non-permanent UNSC member for 8th time

New York/UNI/IBNS As the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will elect five new non-permanent members to the council on Wednesday, chances of India grabbing a seat from the Asia-Pacific category for the 2021-22 term is almost certain.

India slams China for raising Kashmir issue at UN again, calls matter 'internal'

New Delhi/IBNS: India once again slammed China's effort to raise the Jammu and Kashmir issue in the United Nations by calling any issue related to the disputed territory "internal".

Those that launched 'False Flag' effort got stinging response at UN: Syed Akbaruddin jibes at China

New Delhi/IBNS: After China's bid to raise the Jammu and Kashmir issue at the United Nations was rejected by several nations, India's permanent member to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin, took a dig at Beijing by posting a picture of the National Flag on Twitter.

China-backed Pakistan bid to raise Kashmir issue at UN fails

New York/IBNS: Pakistan's attempt to raise the Jammu and Kashmir issue at the United Nations failed once again on Wednesday, media reports said.

Need no outside interference: Congress on Mamata's 'UN referendum on CAA' dare to Modi government

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee found no support from its former ally Congress in its demand to have a referendum on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, by the United Nations.

India's envoy Syed Akbaruddin wins hearts of Twitterati for his Kashmir diplomacy at UN

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IBNS): India's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin, has won the hearts of at least Twitter users, if not Pakistan, for his skills of diplomacy while interacting with Pakistani media in New York a day ago.

IAF airstrikes breach security, peace: says Pak in UN

Islamabad, Feb 27 (UNI/IBNS) : Pakistan has complained to the United Nations (UN) that the Indian Air Force (IAF) strike on a major Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Balakot, Pakistan was equivalent to "aggression against Pakistan."

PM Modi receives UN Champions of the Earth Award

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday received the United Nations' highest environmental honour, the 'United Nations Champions of the Earth’ award, here.