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.
A rebel group attack has injured an Indian police peacekeeper serving in UN operations in an area of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) facing the ebola crisis, according to Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
There is stark contrast between the fertility rates of the three largest Hindi-speaking states and six non-Hindi-speaking states even as India is nearing the population replacement level of fertility, a UN report shows.
Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency
If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor .