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Elon Musk says India not having a permanent seat in UN Security Council is absurd

New Delhi/IBNS: Billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said India not having a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) despite being the most populous country is "absurd".

Israel-Hamas crisis: Sent 38 tons of humanitarian goods to Palestine, says India at UNSC

Ambassador R. Ravindra, India's Deputy Permanent Representative (DPR) to the United Nations, on Wednesday (October 25, 2023) highlighted New Delhi's  efforts to send humanitarian assistance to civilians in the Gaza Strip.

UN Secretary General António Guterres calls 'world a dysfunctional place', calls for UNSC reform

New Delhi: United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has called for reforms to the UN Security Council as he pointed out the widening rifts and growing tensions across the world.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reiterates India's stand on permanent membership at UNSC

New Delhi/UNI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday reiterated India's demand for permanent membership at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), saying if the most populous nation does not find a seat as a permanent member of the UNSC, it tends to undermine the "moral legitimacy" of the United Nations.

India abstains in UNGA on Ukraine vote, questions UNSC's effectiveness

New Delhi/UNI: India on Thursday abstained on a vote in the UN General Assembly on a resolution that demanded Russia leave Ukraine, even as India’s ambassador pointedly asked the global audience whether the world is anywhere near a solution acceptable to both sides, and whether the UN body, especially the Security Council, has not been rendered ineffective to address challenges to global peace and security.

India-Egypt Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism held, officials stress on taking concerted actions against terrorist entities

New Delhi: The 3rd Meeting of the India-Egypt Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism was held on 16 February 2023 in New Delhi where the two sides reviewed threats posed by terrorist groups globally and in their respective countries and regions.

'Frozen' UNSC in danger of becoming more non-functional: India

New Delhi: Criticising the UN Security Council for being a “frozen 1945 invented mechanism” that is unable to voice the concerns of the wider UN membership, especially the global south, India has called for the world body to become more representative of the developing world and warned of it becoming more non-functional if the move is delayed.

Maldives to support India's candidature to a non-permanent seat of United Nations Security Council

Male: The Government of Maldives has decided to support India’s candidature to a non-permanent seat of the United Nations Security Council, for the term 2028-2029, the election for which is scheduled to be held during the eighty-first session of the United Nations General Assembly in June 2027.

UK supports India's bid to assume permanent seat in UNSC

New Delhi/IBNS: In more power to New Delhi, the United Kingdom has supported India's bid to assume a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), which is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, media reports said.

'Hosting Laden and attacking neighbouring Parliament...': Jaishankar hits back at Pakistan over Kashmir at UN

New Delhi/IBNS: India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has strongly responded to Pakistan's raising of the Jammu and Kashmir issue, the flashpoint between the two Asian countries, at the United Nations Security Council or UNSC.

'No rhetoric can ever cover up blood stains': Jaishankar's jibe at China, Pak-backed terror

United Nations: "No rhetoric, however sanctimonious, can ever cover-up blood stains," External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said Saturday in a strong message against terrorism and asserted that nations who defend proclaimed terrorists in the United Nations neither advance their own interests nor their reputation, a signal to China and Pakistan.

Politics shouldn't be used to facilitate impunity for dreaded terrorists: India tells UNSC

United Nations: India has urged the UN Secuity Council to reflect over the signals it is sending on impunity to some of the world’s most dreaded terrorists without naming China which recently blocked a proposal by the US and India to blacklist Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Sajid Mir.

'Trajectory of Ukraine conflict is matter of profound concern': Jaishankar at UNSC

New Delhi/IBNS: In its sharpest statement on the Russia-Ukraine war till date, India Thursday "strongly" called for an end to the armed conflict and said the situation was a matter of "profound concern".

Indian, French officials participate in consultations on UN Security Council issues

New Delhi: India and France held consultations on UN Security Council (UNSC) and other multilateral issues on Aug 30 in Paris.

UNSC to meet on Ukraine

New York/UNI/Sputnik: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will be meeting about Ukraine on Tuesday at 3 pm EST (7:00 pm GMT), according to the council's program.