Resolution

  • Russia to work on UN Security Council resolution over Syria July 10, 2014

    Moscow: Russia is prepared to continue working on a UN Security Council (UNSC) draft resolution which rules out use of force against Damascus, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. "The document should clearly lay out the Russian position: no coercive measures, including sanctions and force, can be presented there," Xinhua quoted...
  • News 360: War crimes resolution against Sri Lanka passed at UNHRC March 27, 2014

    The US-backed resolution seeking international probe into war crimes in Sri Lanka was passed by 23 countries at the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday. ...
  • Delhi BJP passes resolution against over Rs 300 crore subsidy to BSES February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After a series of attacks by the Aam Aadmi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party unit in Delhi hit back on Sunday by moving a resolution against the Rs 323 crore subsidy provided to BSES by the Arvind Kejriwal government. BJP claims that Rs 323 crore was actually allotted for...
  • My New Year's resolution is to be nicer to White House Press, says Barack Obama December 21, 2013

    American President Barack Obama said that his New Year resolution is to be nicer with the White House Press Corps. "My New Year's resolution is to be nicer to the White House Press Corps," Obama said amidst laughter on Friday at his year ender news conference. "You know?  Absolutely," said the...
  • UNSC adopts resolution on Syria, demands elimination of chemical arms September 28, 2013

    The UN Security Council adopted a resolution on Friday that demands the eradication of Syria's chemical weapons but does not threaten automatic punitive action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government if it does not comply. The unanimous vote by the 15-member Security Council ended weeks of intense diplomacy between Russia and...
  • SP should also pass "communal" resolution at Agra meet: Congress September 12, 2013

    Lucknow: Taking a dig at the ruling Samajwadi Party, state Congress leaders on Wednesday said it should also pass a "communal" resolution in Agra, where the party is holding its national executive meet, "to remove doubts about it among people". "Besides the economic, political and other resolutions that will be passed...
  • US one step closer to striking Syria, Obama to lobby for support at G20 September 5, 2013

    The US is one step closer to strike Syria as the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee has approved a resolution authorising limited military intervention for 60 days, ruling out ground attacks. The resolution will be debated on Monday. Meanwhile US President Barack Obama will continue to lobby for the support at...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 14, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Indian Parliament resolution warns Pakistan not to test its patience August 14, 2013

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday hit back at the Pakistani move of blaming Indian forces for ceasefire violations, passing a counter resolution condemning Islamabad's role in escalating tensions along the Line of Control. The Pakistan National Assembly had passed a resolution condemning 'India's unprovoked aggression at the LoC, protests against Pakistan...
  • News 360: Big blow to Navy, blasts in submarine Sindhurakshak, 18 sailors missing August 14, 2013

    A massive fire broke out in a submarine, named Sindhurakshak, between Lion Gate and Seta Gate late on Tuesday night at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. ...
  • Resolution in Parliament against Pak will serve no purpose: Farooq Abdullah August 14, 2013

    Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said passing a resolution in Parliament against the one in Pakistan's National Assembly on ceasefire violations along the LoC will serve no purpose and would rather strengthen the "enemies" of India across the border. He said the doors for talks with Pakistan should not be...
  • Parliament passes resolution condemning attacks by Pak Army at the LoC August 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning attacks by Pakistan Army at the Line of Control (LoC) and reiterating that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India. "Jammu and Kashmir, including parts forcibly and illegally occupied by Pakistan, is an integral part of India,"...
  • Omar Abdullah ridicules Pak National Assembly resolution on ceasefire August 14, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has ridiculed the resolution of Pakistan's National Assembly on ceasefire violations along the Line of Control, saying conflicting signals were emanating from the neighbouring country which were helping the hawks on both sides. "Talk about the pot calling the kettle black - they violate...
  • Salman Khurshid preparing resolution against Pakistan: Rajeev Shukla August 14, 2013

    The union government is preparing a resolution against Pakistan after Islamabad passed an anti-India resolution, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla said on Wednesday. "External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid is preparing a resolution and when ready it will be brought to the parliament for passing," said Shukla. The issue was...
  • Pakistan National Assembly resolution is anti-India: BJP August 14, 2013

    BJP on Tuesday night termed as "anti-India" the resolution passed by Pakistan National Assembly accusing Indian troops of "unprovoked agressision" on the LoC and extending support to the "struggle" of Kashmiri people and asked the Centre to disapprove of it immediately. "Pakistan's resolution in the National Assembly is anti-India...The government of...
  • Resolution against India passed in Pakistan's Punjab Assembly August 12, 2013

    Lahore: The Assembly of Pakistan's Punjab province on Monday passed a resolution against India's alleged violation of the Line of Control and asked the federal government to raise the issue at international forums. The resolution, tabled by provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, condemned what it described as "Indian aggression" at...
  • Iran's leader reaches out to US, vows push to resolve nuclear row August 6, 2013

    Dubai: Iran's incoming President Hassan Rouhani used his first press conference on Tuesday to offer an olive branch to the United States in protracted talks on Tehran's disputed nuclear programme, raising hopes of progress after years of stalemate. Rouhani, seen in the West as a relatively moderate leader, said he was...
  • Advanced breast cancer detecting machine comes to India May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: An advanced digital breast cancer detecting machine with the capability to see the lesions in breasts with much more clarity than ever before was unveiled in the national capital on Sunday. The mammography machine 'Amulet' by Fuji films is claimed to be India's first low dose resolution system. Speaking...
  • India abstains from voting on Syria resolution May 16, 2013

    United Nations: India abstained from voting on the Arab-backed, US supported resolution on Syria in the UN General Assembly, which called for a political transition. India was joined by 58 other countries who abstained in General Assembly voting on the non-binding resolution, which was passed by 107 votes on Wednesday....
  • Syrian Prime Minister survives Damascus bombing, 6 die April 29, 2013

    Beirut: Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halki survived a bomb attack on his convoy in Damascus on Monday, state media and activists said, as rebels struck in the heart of President Bashar al-Assad's capital. Six people were killed in the blast, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, the latest in...
  • Lanka reacts strongly to Tamil Nadu assembly resolution April 9, 2013

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday reacted strongly to the recent Tamil Nadu assembly resolution against it, saying it was "disturbing" and asked the critics to visit the country to see the progress on the ground instead of going by "exaggerated" allegations of human rights abuses. The Tamil Nadu Assembly had...
  • Chidambaram slams BJP on Sri Lankan Tamils issue April 8, 2013

    Chennai: Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday night slammed BJP for not supporting the UPA government's efforts to pass a resolution in Parliament on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue and rejected accusations hurled at Congress that it did not "support" the cause. Addressing a public meeting in Chennai, Chidambaram...
  • Odisha: Congress' bid to remove Speaker falters April 3, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The Congress' bid to oust Odisha Assembly Speaker Pradip Kumat Amat suffered a jolt on Wednesday as its notice for adoption of a resolution was rejected for failing to garner the support of at least 28 members of the House. The notice with signature of 27 Congress MLAs was...
  • Italian govt has been very sensible: Khurshid on marines row March 31, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid says India knows how to take pressure when it comes to its foreign policies. While speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Khurshid called the Italian government sensible in connection with the marines row. Below is the full text of the transcript: Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome...
  • Marines row: Italian government has been fair, says Salman Khurshid March 29, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said, "I think the Italian government has been very sensible. It took time to be persuaded. I have no problem to say that they have done a good job." ...
  • Khurshid rejects TN resolution against Sri Lanka March 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Days after the DMK pulled out of the Centre and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa barred Sri Lankan cricketers from playing in Chennai, the Centre has taken a tough stand on politics over Sri Lankan Tamils. External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has rejected the Tamil Nadu Assembly resolution...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 28, 2013

    The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution asking the Centre to stop treating Sri Lanka as a friendly country. ...
  • Jaya calls for referendum on Eelam, accuses Karuna of 'duplicity' March 27, 2013

    Chennai: With emotions running high in Tamil Nadu over the Sri Lanka issue, the state Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution asking the Centre to stop treating Sri Lanka as a friendly country. It also calls for a referendum on a separate Eelam for Tamils in Sri Lanka and Lankan...
  • News 360: TN Assembly passes resolution demanding referendum on Eelam March 27, 2013

    With emotions running high in Tamil Nadu over the Sri Lanka issue, the state Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution asking the Centre to stop treating Sri Lanka as a friendly country. It also calls for a referendum on a separate Eelam among Tamils in Sri Lanka and Lankan Tamils...
  • TN adopts resolution against SL, Jaya accuses Karuna of 'duplicity' March 27, 2013

    Jayalalithaa pointed out that an IPL team owned by Karunanidhi's grand-nephew has 2 Sri Lankan players, including the captain. ...