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India was in continuous touch with UNSC members over Afghanistan resolution: Sources

New Delhi/UNI: India has been in continuous touch over the last few days with key members of the UN Security Council over the resolution on Afghanistan, and the issue was the subject of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s phone conversation with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and high-level official contacts with other members, sources said on Tuesday.

'Lashkar, Jaish still operate with impunity, we must never compromise with evil: S Jaishankar at UN briefing

New Delhi/IBNS: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke about India's concern regarding terrorism for the first time at the United Nations Security Council since the Taliban had taken control of Afghanistan and said the world should never compromise with the evil.

Hope situation in Afghanistan stabilises soon: India at UNSC

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Monday expressed hope that the situation in Afghanistan "stabilises soon" and "there is an inclusive dispensation which represents all sections of Afghan society".

PM Narendra Modi to chair UNSC high-level open debate today

New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi will chair the High-level Open Debate on ‘Enhancing Maritime Security – A Case for International Cooperation’ on Aug 9 at 5.30 PM IST via video conferencing.

Terror safe havens must be dismantled for enduring peace in Afghanistan: India gives strong message at UNSC

United Nations/UNI: For enduring peace in Afghanistan, terrorist safe havens and sanctuaries in the region must be dismantled immediately and terrorist supply chains disrupted, said India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations T S Tirumurti, who currently holds the month-long Presidency of the 15-member UN Security Council.

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.

China seeks 'packaged solution' for India's permanent membership in UNSC

Beijing/IBNS: China has reiterated its stand on India's permanent membership in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) calling for widest possible democratic consultation for the expansion of the UN's top body to protect the interests of all parties.

India calls for zero tolerance against terrorism, demands action by UNSC

New York/UNI: India has called for ‘’zero tolerance’’ against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and demanded action by the UN Security Council (UNSC) against terrorist sanctuaries and their safe havens.

France supports India for permanent seat in UNSC: French Defence Minister Florence Parley

New Delhi/UNI: Visiting French Defence Minister Florence Parley has said that her country supports India's bid for securing a permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

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.

Deeply grateful to global community: PM Modi on India becoming non-permanent member of UNSC

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he was "deeply grateful" to the "global community" for supporting India to become the non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

India elected unopposed as non-permanent UNSC member for 8th time

New York/IBNS: On expected lines, India was elected unopposed as non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for a term of two years. It won 184 votes in the 193-member General Assembly.

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.

Portugal supports India's claim for permanent seat in UNSC

Panaji/UNI: Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on Saturday said that his country fully supported India's claim for a permanent membership of the United Nation's Security Council (UNSC).

Refrain from 'misusing UNSC': India's advice to Pakistan after UNSC refuses to discuss Kashmir

New Delhi/IBNS: India today took a dig at Pakistan over its failure to gather any support over Kashmir through its all-weather friend China at the United Nations Security Council and advised Pakistan to "refrain from misusing" the platform to avoid "future embarrassments".