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India decries the naysayers in UNSC reform

 

To break the decade-long deadlock in the negotiations for Security Council reform, India has suggested adopting the General Assembly's rules of procedure with voting to deny “naysayers” their virtual veto under the current process.

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UNGA President to install Vijayalakshmi Pandit's portrait in her office

United Nation General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa has said that she draws inspiration from Vijayalakshmi Pandit, the first woman to hold the office, and plans to install her portrait in her office, according to an Indian MP who met her on Friday.  

India elected to UN Human Rights Council with highest votes

India was elected with the highest number of votes by the General Assembly to the influential Human Rights Council on Friday with a pledge to combat intolerance.  India received 188 votes, the highest polled by any of the 18 countries elected in the voting.

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EU seeks to boost partnership with India

The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union , and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, Tuesday adopted a Joint Communication that sets out the EU's vision for a strategy to strengthen cooperation and the partnership with India.

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EU seeks to boost partnership with India

The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union , and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, Tuesday adopted a Joint Communicat...

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