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UNSC and Taliban: A new relationship
Jan 07, 2022

UNSC and Taliban: A new relationship

Is the UN biding its time by bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table while still not according it official recognition?

UNSC Reforms and India
Feb 18, 2011

UNSC Reforms and India

India is all set to begin serious efforts to secure a permanent seat in the UN Security Council (UNSC). Two years of non-permanent membership after 19 long years with rotating Presidency of the Council twice over the next two years will mark India's innings.

UNSC seat: Is there a short-cut on the long road ahead?
Nov 15, 2010

UNSC seat: Is there a short-cut on the long road ahead?

India will repent at leisure if it gives up the race for the UNSC seat now only to find, after some years, that countries with lesser weight but greater perseverance have left us irretrievably a rung lower in the international hierarchy.

UNSC ची पुनर्रचना
Aug 07, 2023

UNSC ची पुनर्रचना

UNSC 21 व्या शतकातील भू-राजकीय वास्तविकता प्रतिबिंबित करते याची खात्री करण्यासाठी ग्लोबल साउथमधील देशांचे मोठे प्रतिनिधित्व आवश्यक आहे.

Chennai building collapse exposes unscientific methods of construction
Jul 05, 2014

Chennai building collapse exposes unscientific methods of construction

The collapse of an under-construction 11-storey building in Chennai which claimed 42 lives should serve as a wake-up call for the housing sector to have a regulatory mechanism for the construction industry.

Chennai building collapse exposes unscientific methods of construction
Jul 05, 2014

Chennai building collapse exposes unscientific methods of construction

The collapse of an under-construction 11-storey building in Chennai which claimed 42 lives should serve as a wake-up call for the housing sector to have a regulatory mechanism for the construction industry.

India's UNSC aspirations: Is China on board?
Mar 05, 2015

India's UNSC aspirations: Is China on board?

Earlier this month, the RIC forum meeting in Beijing supported India's aspirations to play a greater role in the UN. Recently, the Chinese spokesperson Hua Chunying too made some small change in its stance on UNSC expansion and India's aspirations. But still, it is not clear whether it is a distinct shift in China's policy.

India’s focus on enhancing maritime security as the UNSC president: Leadership envisioning a global roadmap
Aug 26, 2021

India’s focus on enhancing maritime security as the UNSC president: Leadership envisioning a global roadmap

As the current President of the UN Security Council, India has provided dynamic leadership and direction in envisioning a global roadmap on enhancing

India’s UNSC moment
Jan 25, 2021

India’s UNSC moment

Delhi must contribute its bit to shape the rules of a “reformed multilateralism”

Restructuring the UNSC
Oct 17, 2022

Restructuring the UNSC

Greater representation of countries from Global South is required to ensure that the UNSC reflects the geopolitical realities of the 21st century

The Russia-China congruence at the UNSC
Aug 01, 2023

The Russia-China congruence at the UNSC

Russia-China’s voting congruence at the UNSC on issues relating to Syria and North Korea sets a vexing precedent for cooperative multilateralism

US-Iran conflict won’t leave India unscathed
Jan 07, 2020

US-Iran conflict won’t leave India unscathed

India has significant interests in the Persian Gulf region, but it appears to have dealt itself out of the game by tamely skewing its Middle East policy in favour of the informal US-Saudi Arabia-Israel coalition. Iran was given short shrift as New Delhi went along with Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ policy on Iran. New Delhi’s motives may have been practical.

संयुक्त राष्ट्र सुरक्षा परिषद (UNSC) के पुनर्गठन का सवाल?
Jan 05, 2023

संयुक्त राष्ट्र सुरक्षा परिषद (UNSC) के पुनर्गठन का सवाल?

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2024: A chance of redemption for the UN?
Dec 18, 2023

2024: A chance of redemption for the UN?

The ambitious Summit of the Future next year offers the UN a rare chance to repurpose itself to salvage its credibility and strengthen its mandate to

70 Policies — Essential Commodities Act, 1955
Aug 03, 2018

70 Policies — Essential Commodities Act, 1955

At a time when India was emerging from the aftermath of Partition and shortages, the objective of this Act was to protect citizens from exploitation b

Active in conflict, disinterested in peace: Foreign powers delay truce in Libya
Jan 18, 2020

Active in conflict, disinterested in peace: Foreign powers delay truce in Libya

While intervening powers, except Turkey, eschewed sending combat troops to Libya till now, they have nevertheless used proxies, i.e., militias and mer

An explanation for Russia's interest in Syria
Aug 09, 2012

An explanation for Russia's interest in Syria

While Kremlin may be playing to a Russian audience by blocking the West, broader interests, namely, geopolitics, multilateralism, regional stability, and doubts about the feasibility of UNSC resolutions drive its actions in Syria.

Bending the arc of history
May 02, 2019

Bending the arc of history

What is important in the UNSC decision is the symbolism of the move – a symbolism that exemplifies India’s coming of age as a global political act

Between General Assembly Debates and Security Council Resolutions, Finding Coherence in the UN System
Mar 22, 2023

Between General Assembly Debates and Security Council Resolutions, Finding Coherence in the UN System

This brief employs text analytics to assess the extent to which speeches at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on matters of peace and security find resonance in resolutions passed by the UN Security Council (UNSC). These two are among the six main organs of the UN system: the UNGA is the main deliberative and representative body; and the UNSC is tasked with maintaining global peace and security. This brief studies four contemporary issue

BRICS @15: From an economic to a strategic plurilateral forum
Sep 17, 2021

BRICS @15: From an economic to a strategic plurilateral forum

Critique of BRICS is logical and natural but can be unfair without careful examination of its evolution and contribution

Budding Russia-Pakistan Camaraderie: Should India be Concerned?
Mar 02, 2022

Budding Russia-Pakistan Camaraderie: Should India be Concerned?

India has no reason to be fazed by the growing ties between Pakistan and Russia as showcased by Imran Khan’s recent visit to Moscow.

Central Asia could help safeguard Indian interests in Afghanistan
Sep 09, 2021

Central Asia could help safeguard Indian interests in Afghanistan

With the Taliban taking over in Afghanistan, India must engage more closely with Central Asia for both strategic security concerns and trade

China debates the crisis in Ukraine
Feb 28, 2022

China debates the crisis in Ukraine

The Ukraine-Russia crisis places China in a unique situation as it aims to avoid antagonising the West by openly siding with Russia

China must act against Jaish-e-Mohammad in the wake of Pulwama terror attack
Feb 21, 2019

China must act against Jaish-e-Mohammad in the wake of Pulwama terror attack

China will continue to shield Pakistan. The Wuhan spirit, if it ever existed, is gasping for breath — and New Delhi will have to firm up its response to China.

China’s practice in recognising Governments: The case of Taliban
Sep 15, 2021

China’s practice in recognising Governments: The case of Taliban

International recognition of government has always been more based on realpolitik rather than agreed upon priniciples

China’s Xinjiang Policy: The Imperative for India
May 12, 2021

China’s Xinjiang Policy: The Imperative for India

Over the past two decades, China, in the name of counterterrorism has been carrying out a repressive campaign against the minority Muslim Uyghur population in its northwest region of Xinjiang. Its policy has provoked widespread condemnation from Western democracies. However, Beijing appears unscathed by such criticisms, especially as the Muslim world has either remained silent, or else have approved China’s actions in the region. This pap

Conflict in Syria and the possibility of peace
Dec 01, 2014

Conflict in Syria and the possibility of peace

THE United Nations Security Council (UNSC) achieved the almost impossible recently by adopting a unanimous resolution on providing access to humanitarian aid to Syria, breaking a deadlock that pitted Russia and China against the Western powers.

Exploring the blue in the India-France partnership
Feb 10, 2023

Exploring the blue in the India-France partnership

Their established ties rest on a foundation of common values and goals

Forcing China’s hand?
Apr 12, 2019

Forcing China’s hand?

The U.S. initiative to have Masood Azhar blacklisted at the UN Security Council marks a new turn

Has President Trump lost the plot in the Middle East?
Nov 04, 2017

Has President Trump lost the plot in the Middle East?

Not only are the important regional players getting into a huddle to discuss the implications of President Trump’s actions, but are also re-calibrat