Permanent Membership

  • It's time for UN Security Council reform, says Tharoor 17-04-2013 11:45 PM

    Washington: Aspiring for a permanent seat at the powerful UN Security Council, India has renewed its call for reforming and expanding the 15-membered highest decision making body of the United Nations, to make it more reflective of the 21st century realities. "Now that we have renovated the Chamber, it is...
  • India, Germany will step up pressure for UNSC seat 15-04-2013 05:43 AM

    New Delhi/Berlin: India and Germany will jointly intensify efforts to gain permanent membership in an expanded United Nations Security Council as also for broader reform of the world organisation, top ministers of the two sides say. "Security Council reform was naturally one of our focus areas of discussions. We have...
  • China backs India's UN 'aspiration' 14-04-2011 06:43 PM

    Sanya (China): China on Thursday recorded its recognition of India's "status" in global affairs and said it "supports" its "aspiration" to play a greater role in the world body, a nuanced expression that could be seen as a step forward towards backing New Delhi's bid for a permanent seat on...