Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury

  • CAA has corollary in US’ Lautenberg Amendment

    CAA has corollary in US’ Lautenberg Amendment

    This was spearheaded by US Senator Frank Lautenberg in 1989-90, hence came to be popularly known as the Lautenberg Amendment that gave refugee status and eventually citizenship to a set of minorities from three countries. Indian diplomats have found this Act useful to strengthen India’s argument in the US.

    Kashmir issue should not be discussed at any common platform: Russian Foreign Minister

    Kashmir issue should not be discussed at any common platform: Russian Foreign Minister

    His made remarks at a press meet in Moscow responding to a query sent by ET on Russia's position on repeated attempts to discuss Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council despite failure at first meeting in August 2019. Lavrov visited Delhi earlier this week. The comments hold significance after yet another Chinese attempt at UNSC to internationalise issue fell flat.

    ‘Geriatric Powers’ maintain global status quo: Russia

    ‘Geriatric Powers’ maintain global status quo: Russia

    Dr. Victoria Panova of the BRICS Russia Organising Committee Expert Council told that the fundamental objective of BRICS was a multipolar, multi-civilisational world order revolving around the UN principles. But the western powers, or what she described ‘Geriatric Powers’, are trying to maintain status quo.

    We are still a player in search for identity: Josep Borrell

    We are still a player in search for identity: Josep Borrell

    Borell acknowledged the fact that the EU is “facing a nationalist and populist comeback” that is threatening the foundations of a “multilateral rules based order” espoused by the EU. To address the rise of such authoritarian regimes, Borell made a call towards taking onus for shaping the future world order.

    How US-UK-France-Russia blocked Sino-Pak axis in UN Security Council

    How US-UK-France-Russia blocked Sino-Pak axis in UN Security Council

    China sought a “closed-door consultation” under ‘AOB (any other business)’ at the UNSC after the listed issues were discussed. The meeting was based on an earlier request by Pakistan which was scheduled for December 24 last year but could not take place at the time.

    India, Central Asian region have exclusively positive dynamics: Uzbek Foreign Minister

    India, Central Asian region have exclusively positive dynamics: Uzbek Foreign Minister

    “…New Delhi is associated among the countries of the region not with competition for regional leadership, but as an example of mutually beneficial and respectful cooperation. From of old, India’s role in our region has always been constructive and in-demand one,” Kamilov said in his ministerial address at Raisina Dialogue.

    Estonia, new UNSC member, bats for India’s permanent status

    Estonia, new UNSC member, bats for India’s permanent status

    The Foreign Minister said that Estonia is looking forward to working closely with India on global security issues if the country is elected to the Security Council for 2021-2022. “The future of the Council is a broader issue,” he said. “To defend the rules-based world order, the UN Security Council needs to be open and inclusive.”

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