Hardeep Puri

  • Former UN envoy Hardeep Puri joins BJP 03-01-2014 09:22 AM

    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 1974-batch Indian Foreign Service Officer, had put...
  • India takes over UNSC Presidency for August 01-08-2011 07:53 AM

    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 non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. The spotlight is back on India as it gets set to take up...
  • India to spearhead UN's anti-terror campaign 05-01-2011 10:54 AM

    Washington: Indian Ambassador to the United Nations Hardeep Singh Puri has been elected Chairman of the all important Security Council Committee on Counter-terrorism and two other key committees of this 15-member body. A formal announcement in this regard will be made today, sources told PTI after the conclusion of silent...
  • Will take up pat down issue with US: Krishna 14-12-2010 08:59 PM

    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 13-12-2010 08:58 PM

    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 13-12-2010 07:07 PM

    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 CNN-IBN, 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 13-12-2010 01:31 PM

    Texas: After Indian Ambassador to the US Meera Shankar was subjected to a pat-down 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...