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RIC Meeting: India, China, Russia Reminds Afghanistan To Create Inclusive Government

Nov 26, 2021 Seema Guha

The meeting between three Eurasian powers India, China and Russia reminded the Taliban to not allow terrorist groups to function from Afghan soil.

Libya: Gadhafi's Son Disqualified From Contesting Presidential Polls

Nov 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Seif al-Islam Gadhafi appeared on a list of ineligible candidates issued by the country's High National Elections Committee.

G4 Countries Knock At The UNSC Door For Entry As Reforms Awaited For Over Two Decades

It is over two decades since the talk of UNSC reforms began, but so far nothing has changed. Despite demands by other major countries, like the group of four(G-4) promise of expansion of the UNSC remains just talk, nothing substantial has happened yet.

UN Convenes Emergency Session To Review Somalia's Exacerbating Political Crisis

Sep 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Britain's U.N. Ambassador Barbara Woodward, who called for the closed briefing by U.N. special envoy James Swan, expressed serious concern about 'the rising tensions between the prime minister and the president.'

Taliban Must Not Allow Use Of Afghan Soil For Terrorism: India

The Security Council resolution has underlined that Afghan territory should not be used to threaten or attack any country or to shelter or train terrorists, or to plan or to finance terrorist acts.

09 September, 2021

Being The Immediate Neighbour, India Plays A Pivotal Role In Afghnanistan's Development: Meenakshi Lekhi

Outlook Web Desk

Lekhi noted that under India’s Presidency of the Security Council last month, the Council adopted Resolution 2593 which unequivocally underlined that Afghan territory should not be used to threaten or attack any country or to shelter, train terrorists, or plan or finance terrorist acts.

01 September, 2021

India’s Month-Long Tenure As UNSC Chair Ends With Many Achievements Including Strong Resolution On Afghanistan

Outlook Web Bureau

India’s achievements as UNSC chair included a strong resolution on the situation in Afghanistan demanding that the Afghan territory not be used to threaten any country or shelter terrorists.

09 August, 2021

Narendra Modi To Be First Indian PM To Chair UNSC Meet, Debate On Maritime Security Today

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be the first Indian prime minister to preside over a UN Security Council Open Debate

05 August, 2021

India Uninvited To Russia's 'Extended Troika' Meeting On War-Torn Afghanistan

Outlook Web Desk

Last month, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in Tashkent that Russia will continue to work with India and other countries which can influence the situation in Afghanistan.

03 August, 2021

Prime Minister Modi To Chair An Open Debate At UN Security Council On August 9

Outlook Web Bureau

The debate’s theme is ‘Maintenance of international peace and security: Maritime security’ and it will be held on August 9

01 August, 2021

India Assumes Presidency Of UN Security Council For A Month

Outlook Web Desk

This is the tenth time that India assumed the rotating Presidency of the United Nations Security Council after completing nine tenures earlier from 1950 to 2012.


12 June, 2021

Brazil, UAE, Albania, Ghana And Gabon Elected To UN Security Council

Associated Press (AP)

It will be Albania's first time serving on the council and Brazil's 11th time, which will tie Japan as the country elected to the council for the most two-year terms.

04 June, 2021

Watchdog: Syria Has Likely Used Chemical Weapons 17 Times

Associated Press (AP)

After Syria joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, 17 cases of chemical weapons use was detected by U.N Security Council

02 April, 2021

UN Expresses Concern Over Situation In Myanmar, Condemns Deaths Of Protestors

Associated Press (AP)

The press statement followed Wednesday's closed council meeting at which Schraner Burgener warned that Myanmar faces the possibility of civil war “at an unprecedented scale”.

01 April, 2021

India Condemns Violence In Myanmar, Demands Release Of Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

Myanmar's military toppled the country's elected government on February 1 and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint.

31 March, 2021

India Has Been 'A Bridge' In Polarised UNSC: Indian Envoy At UN

Outlook Web Bureau

India has completed three months as an elected non-permanent member of the 15-nation Security Council.

13 March, 2021

Afghanistan: Car Bomb Kills At Least 8 In Kabul, Injures Several Others

Associated Press (AP)

The UN condemned an “alarming” increase in attacks in the country targeting civilians.


28 January, 2021

Joe Biden's UN Ambassador Nominee Hedges On India's Security Council Seat

Outlook Web Bureau

Comprising countries like Italy, Pakistan, Mexico and Egypt, the Coffee Club has opposed the permanent membership bid of India

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Resident doctors of Lady Hardinge Medical College raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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Resident doctors of Lady Hardinge Medical College raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Union Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology, writes his remarks during the inauguration of Meta’s office, in Gurugram. Ajit Mohan, Vice-President & Managing Director of...

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A vegetable vendor carries vegetables on a foggy winter morning in Guwahati.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav adjusts his cap as he walk towards Mahatma Gandhi's statue to support the suspended Rajya Sabha MPs, who have been staging a protest near the statue demanding revocation of their...

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta