United Nations
India  /  Published 26.11.19

UNSC reform process like a Greek tragedy: India

Likening the unending UN Security Council reform process to a Greek tragedy enacted every year, India has asserted that an 'obsolescent' global governance structure cannot be fit for the purpose to ad...
By PTI in United Nations

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.19

Speaking up for women is every citizen's responsibility

Sir — According to the United Nations, today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and countries worldwide are already taking to the streets to spread awareness. In...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.19

Pakistan cannot continue to abet terrorism

Sir — After consistent diplomatic efforts, India ultimately got the Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Masood Azhar, designated as a global terrorist by the United Nations security council (“New chapter...
By The Telegraph

Delhi  /  Published 26.02.20

UN chief closely following situation in Delhi: Spokesperson

UN chief Antonio Guterres is closely following the situation in New Delhi and stresses that demonstrators should be allowed to protest peacefully and security forces should show restraint, his spokesp...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.19

Which party stands for the environment?

It is very noisy. Elections in India are always noisy. But this time, in spite of the ominous lull of the 39-day-long poll schedule, the impression is of an unrelenting din, because the cacophony of t...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty


Opinion  /  Published 15.04.19

Modern hysterectomy, primitive poverty

After all, it is not genital mutilation. Or vagina sealing. Those are some of the agonizing traditional rituals for girls in various countries intended to make them attractive to men and sexually fait...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 12.04.19

New gay sex laws preventive, says Brunei

Brunei said new laws imposing the death penalty for gay sex and adultery were designed more for “prevention than to punish” in response to the UN condemnation of the measures.The UN said the Musli...
By Reuters in London

World  /  Published 06.11.18

UN denies forcing Asia lawyer to flee

The UN on Tuesday denied that it had forced the Pakistani lawyer of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy to leave the country. Saif-ul-Malook fled to the Netherlands from Pakistan after violence ...
By AFP in United Nations

World  /  Published 15.09.19

Still reeling from Dorian, Bahamas hit by tropical storm

Tropical storm Humberto moved away from the Bahamas on Saturday after dumping rain on parts of the archipelago's northwest region that were already hammered by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago.Humberto ...
By AP in Bahamas

India  /  Published 27.10.18

Nudge to UN on trans-border sexual violence

India has called for the UN Security Council sanctions regime to “proactively” list terrorists and terror groups involved in sexual violence in armed conflicts, underscoring that prosecution of cr...
By PTI in United Nations


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