Pakistan is 'arsonist' disguising itself as 'fire-fighter': India's strong Right of Reply at UNGA

Pakistan is 'arsonist' disguising itself as 'fire-fighter': India's strong Right of Reply at UNGA

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | PTI | United Nations

Pakistan, where terrorists enjoy free pass, is an "arsonist" disguising itself as a "fire-fighter", and the entire world has suffered because of its policies as the country nurtures terrorists in its backyard, India has said in a blistering retort after Prime Minister Imran Khan raked up the issue of Kashmir...

Indian national sentenced to 22 years for defrauding Americans

Indian national sentenced to 22 years for defrauding Americans

Friday, 17 September 2021 | PTI | Washington

A US court has sentenced an Indian national to 22 years in prison for defrauding over 4,000 Americans of more than USD 10 million with his operation of an overseas robocall scam. Shehzadkhan Pathan, 40, operated a call center in Ahmedabad from which automated robocalls were made to victims in the...

US senator introduces legislation to strengthen India-US cooperation in clean energy

US senator introduces legislation to strengthen India-US cooperation in clean energy

Tuesday, 14 September 2021 | PTI | Washington

A top American senator has introduced legislation to boost cooperation between India and the US in the areas of clean energy and climate change, emphasising that he witnessed firsthand the “positive results” that come when the two nations work as a team to tackle common challenges. The Prioritizing Clean Energy and...

9/11 stark reminder of continuing threat of terrorism: Amb Sandhu

9/11 stark reminder of continuing threat of terrorism: Amb Sandhu

Sunday, 12 September 2021 | PTI | New York

September 11 is a “stark reminder” of the continuing threat of terrorism and the world must unite against this menace, India's Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu has said, as he paid homage to the victims of the terror attacks at the 9/11 Memorial here. “Paid respects at the 9/11...

India, Australia pitch for 'broad-based and inclusive govt' in Afghanistan

India, Australia pitch for 'broad-based and inclusive govt' in Afghanistan

Sunday, 12 September 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

India and Australia have called for a "broad-based and inclusive" government in Afghanistan to ensure long-term peace and stability in the war-torn country, signalling their clear unwillingness to accord any recognition to the Taliban regime. In a joint statement issued early on Sunday following the inaugural India-Australia 2+2 ministerial dialogue, the...

India and US to launch Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue

India and US to launch Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue

Saturday, 11 September 2021 | PTI | Washington

America's Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry would travel to India next week, during which the two countries would launch the Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue, the State Department said on Friday. "During his visit, the United States and India will launch the Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue...

Important that Taliban adheres to commitment to not allow use of Afghan soil for terrorism: India

Important that Taliban adheres to commitment to not allow use of Afghan soil for terrorism: India

Friday, 10 September 2021 | PTI | United Nations

Terming the situation in Afghanistan as “very fragile”, India has said it is important that the Taliban adheres to its commitment to not allow the use of the Afghan soil for terrorism, including from terror groups designated under Security Council resolution 1267 that lists Pakistan-based outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed. India's Permanent...

Lekhi, UN Deputy Secretary-General discuss regional issues

Lekhi, UN Deputy Secretary-General discuss regional issues

Thursday, 09 September 2021 | IANS | United Nations

India's Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi met UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed to discuss regional issues and reforms. Lekhi, who is in New York, met Mohammed on Wednesday and tweeted: "We discussed multilateral and regional issues. Had fruitful exchange of views on Sustainable Development, Climate Change, Covid-19 response...

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