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World  /  Published 08.04.22

India sits out UN vote on Russia

India on Thursday abstained from a vote in the UN General Assembly to suspend Russia’s membership of the Human Rights Council, opting to again avoid picking sides in a move sponsored by western ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 04.03.22

Mixed reaction to Ukraine crisis

In a 2017 Pew Research Center global survey, more than half those polled in Vietnam said they trusted Putin. “I am a big fan of Uncle Putin because he always takes drastic actions,” said T...
By Our Bureau, New York Times News Service

World  /  Published 03.03.22

Ukrainians put up a brave front

Ukrainians said on Wednesday they were battling on in the port of Kherson, the first sizeable city Russia claimed to have seized, while air strikes and bombardment caused further devastation in other ...
By Reuters in Kyiv

Opinion  /  Published 16.12.21

A false alarm: population bill

There has been considerable parliamentary debate on the population control bill. The two-child policy has been tabled in Parliament over 35 times since Independence but has failed to become a law. The...
By Sumanta Roy

India  /  Published 25.09.21

At UN, PM condemns use of terror as political tool

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that countries with "regressive thinking" that are using terrorism as a "political tool" must understand that it is an equally big thr...
By PTI in United Nations


World  /  Published 25.09.21

Bolsonaro’s son and minister test positive

Brazilian agriculture minister Tereza Cristina and President Jair Bolsonaro’s son Eduardo announced on Friday that they have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing to three the number of close a...
By Reuters in Sao Paulo

World  /  Published 22.09.21

Only pizza for Bolsonaro on New York street

Unvaccinated heads of state attending the UN General Assembly this week may have to settle for a piece of pizza on a sidewalk instead of fine dining at New York’s restaurants.  That is how...
By Reuters in Brasilia

India  /  Published 21.09.21

Jaishankar meets French, Iranian counterparts

Jaishankar and senior Indian officials arrived in New York starting Monday for the annual high-level UNGA session which returned to a more hybrid and in-person format this year after going virtual las...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 22.08.21

US moots virtual UNGA debate session

Amid the surging Delta variant of COVID-19, the US has urged world leaders to deliver their statements to the UN General Assembly's annual session next month by video, instead of travelling to New...
By Yoshita Singh in New York

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.21

External players in Israel-Palestine conflict

This is not surprising as for more than a decade, in contrast to a more conservative lobbying group called the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, J Street, a liberal non-profit advocacy group, ...
By Luv Puri


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