Hardeep Puri

  • Peaceful neighbourhood essential for future development: Hardeep Puri June 13, 2014

    The new government has come out all guns blazing when it comes to foreign policy. Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first foreign trip to Bhutan, Former Ambassador Hardeep Puri said that a peaceful and secure neighbourhood is essential for future development of the country. ...
  • Former UN envoy Hardeep Puri joins BJP January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Retired career diplomat Hardeep Puri, who served as India's permanent representative at the UN, on Thursday joined BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, following in the footsteps of former Home Secretary RK Singh and Petroleum Secretary RS Pandey. Puri, a 1974batch Indian Foreign Service Officer, had put in...
  • Wind up your mission on Kashmir, India tells UN January 22, 2013

    New Delhi: India on Monday suggested to the United Nations to wind up its mission on Kashmir. Participating in a debate on the UN's peacekeeping operations, India said that the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) had outlived its utility and the UN could better utilise...
  • War of words intensifies as India raises Pak terror at UN January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as the Line of Control remains tense, the war of words between India and Pakistan has intensified. India has raised Pakistan's continuing support to terror groups at the United Nations, seeking international action against state sponsors of terror. India named Pakistan terror groups LashkareToiba and JamaatudDawa as...
  • 'India's position on Syria has been consistent' July 20, 2012

    New York: The security council met to vote on yet another resolution calling for sanctions against Syria but was defeated when Russia and China used there veto. India voted for that resolution and CNNIBN's Amrita Triphati spoke to India's UN envoy Hardeep Puri. Here's the full transcript of the interview: Amrita Tripathi:...
  • Maldives: India steps up diplomatic efforts February 10, 2012

    New Delhi: India on Friday stepped up its diplomatic efforts with Maldives for a resolution of the ongoing crisis there, with the Indian ambassador planning an allparty meet in the country. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sent a senior MEA official to the country as a special envoy to assess...
  • India takes over UNSC Presidency for August August 1, 2011

    New Delhi: India on Monday took over the Presidency of the UN Security Council on Monday. Last October, India made history by winning an almost unanimous vote, making it a nonpermanent member of the UN Security Council. The spotlight is back on India as it gets set to take up...
  • India to spearhead UN's antiterror campaign January 5, 2011

    Washington: Indian Ambassador to the United Nations Hardeep Singh Puri has been elected Chairman of the all important Security Council Committee on Counterterrorism and two other key committees of this 15member body. A formal announcement in this regard will be made today, sources told PTI after the conclusion of silent procedure...
  • Will take up pat down issue with US: Krishna December 14, 2010

    External Affairs Minister SM Krishna slams Indian envoy's pat down and said that India will take up the issue with the US. ...
  • Indian envoy insulted, denies facing pat down December 13, 2010

    Texas: The US has done it again but this time, its not the sari but the turban that has raised eyebrows. India's envoy to the UN Hardeep Puri refused to have his turban patted down at the airport in Austin, Texas. The incident happened on November 13 when Puri...
  • Indian envoy denies he was humiliated December 13, 2010

    Texas: India's permanent representative to the United Nations, Hardeep Puri, who was reported to have been patted down in Texas, has denied being humiliated by the security persons. Talking to CNNIBN, Hardeep said, "This is something that happened a month ago, on November 13. When I entered the airport, the...
  • Indian envoy insulted, asked to remove turban December 13, 2010

    Texas: After Indian Ambassador to the US Meera Shankar was subjected to a patdown at an airport in the USA, another Indian envoy has been humiliated in America. India's permanent representative at the United Nations, Hardeep Puri, was frisked and asked to remove his turban. Puri, a Sikh, was asked to...