PM Modi UNGA Speech HIGHLIGHTS: PM makes no mention of Pakistan in his address at United Nations General Assembly

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PM Narendra Modi Speech in UNGA HIGHLIGHTS: Prime Minister Modi addressed the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. He talked about his number of initiatives undertaken in the last five years. He also raised the issue of terrorism and said that the whole world needs to unite against this menace.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York.

PM Narendra Modi UNGA Speech HIGHLIGHTS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the terrorism was not a challenge for any one country, but for all countries and of mankind as a whole. So for the sake of humanity, all the world has to unite against terror’, he added. The PM also said India’s contribution towards United Nations Peace-keeping missions has been immense, no other country in the world has sacrificed as much as India has for these peace-keeping missions. He also said that India is a country which has given the world Buddha not Yuddha (war) and the message of peace.

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He underlined the giant strides taken by India in its efforts to achieve the sustainable goals outlined by the United Nations in his second address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York today. Listing out the achievements of the country in the field of construction of toilets, affordable healthcare and ending the use of single-use plastic, the Prime Minister told the gathering that the efforts of the government are made keeping the 130 crore Indians at the centre. The Prime Minister also outlined India’s cultural heritage and said that the efforts being made by India find its roots in its culture that dates back thousands of years. PM Modi also said that he stood before the gathering today because of the massive mandate in his favour by 130 crore Indians.

 

 

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PM Modi UNGA speech HIGHLIGHTS

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    22:21 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    PM makes no mention of Pakistan at UNGA

    Prime Minister Modi made no mention of Pakistan at the United Nations General Assembly. He, however, talked about terrorism and the need for the world to come together to fight it. Modi termed terrorism as the biggest challenge for the world. He urged all the nations to unite against terrorism for the sake of humanity. “India is a country that has given the world, not war, but Buddha's message of peace,'' PM Modi said. 

    21:54 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    India to respond to Pakistan at UNGA

    India to use the right to reply option, to Pakistan PM Imran Khan's speech in the United Nations General Assembly. Khan today raised the Kashmir issues at the United Nations. 

    21:47 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    Imran Khan exceeded time limit at UNGA

    Speech time allotted to every leader at the United Nations General Assembly was 15 minutes. PM Narendra Modi adhered to it but Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan exceeded the limit while speaking at UNGA. 

    21:26 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    PM Modi invokes Swami Vivekananda in his address at UNGA

    Modi at UNGA: Around one hundred and twenty five years ago, the great spiritual guru Swami Vivekananda gave this message to the world during the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago. The message was- Harmony and Peace And Not Dissension. Today, the message from the "world's largest democracy, for the International community is still the same: “Harmony and Peace"

    21:20 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    Modi at UNGA: Mahatma Gandhi's message of truth, non-violence very relevant today

    PM Modi today said that Mahatma Gandhi's message of truth and non-violence is very relevant even today for peace, development and progress. He said that it is a very special occasion because this year the entire world is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi. "His message of truth and non-violence is very relevant for us even today, for peace, development and progress in the world," Modi said.

    20:35 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    PM Modi invokes Tamil philosopher Pungundranar at UNGA

    PM Modi at UNGA: 3000 years back great poet of India Kaniyan Pungundranar, in the oldest language of the world Tamil, said 'Yaadhum Oore Yaavarum Kelir -  meaning 'We harbour a feeling of kinship for all places and all people are our own' and this sense of belonging beyond borders, is unique to India."

    20:21 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    India has made immense contribution towards UN Peace-keeping missions: PM at UNGA

    Modi at UNGA: India's contribution towards United Nations Peace-keeping missions has been immense, no other country in the world has sacrificed as much as India has for these peace-keeping missions.

    20:19 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    Modi at UNGA: Time to give strength and new direction to United Nations

    PM Modi at UNGA: The technology of the 21st century has been bringing composite change in society, personal life, economy, security, connectivity, and international relations. At this time, a fragmented world is not in interest of anyone. We do not have the options to confine ourselves in our boundaries either. In this time, we need to give new strength and new direction to multilateralism and the United Nations. 

    20:11 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    What PM Modi said on India's contribution in UN Peace-keeping missions

    PM Modi at United Nations General Assembly: India's contribution towards UN Peace-keeping missions has been immense. We are the citizens of a country which has given the world Buddha not Yuddha (war), and message of peace.

    20:03 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    India gave Buddha not Yudhha to World: PM Modi at UNGA

    PM Modi at UNGA: We belong to a country, that has given the world, not war, but Buddha's message of peace. 

    19:59 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    PM Modi's message to member countries on terrorism at UN

    PM Modi at UNGA: Lack pf of unanimity amongst us on the issue of terrorism, dents those very principles, that are the basis for the creation of the United Nations. For sake of humanity, I firmly believe, that it is absolutely imperative, that the world unites against terrorism. 

    19:52 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    Terrorism is a challenge for whole world: PM Modi

    PM Modi at UNGA: We believe that terrorism is not a challenge for any one country, but for all countries and of mankind as a whole. So for the sake of humanity, all the world has to unite against terror.  

    19:51 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    India's culture is India's strength: PM Modi at UNGA

    While I was coming here, I read on the walls of the United Nations "No more single-use plastic". I am delighted to inform you that we are running a big campaign in India to free the country of single-use plastic. India's culture is India's strength: PM Modi

    19:40 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    Pm Modi begins his address at UNGA

    Prime Minister Modi has begun his speech at United Nations General Assembly. 

    19:32 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    When Sushma Swaraj advised Pakistan to 'Give Up Terrorism and Talk'

    In 2015, then External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj while speaking at UNGA asked Pakistan to act against terror organizations operating from its soil and then have a dialogue with India. She said that India was open to dialogue with Islamabad. "But talks and terror cannot go together. Yesterday the Prime Minister of Pakistan proposed what he termed as a four-point new peace initiative. I would like to respond. We do not need four points, we need just one - give up terrorism and let us sit down and talk," she said.

    19:27 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    What Modi said before leaving for United States for UN sessions

    Ahead of his departure to the United States, Prime Minister Modi had said that India has shown unwavering commitment to multilateralism to advance peace and security and promote inclusive economic growth and development in the world. He had said that there were many pressing challenges for the international community such as the fragile global economy, the tension in many parts of the world, terrorism, climate change and the endemic global challenge of poverty.

    19:21 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    PM Modi to address UNGA in Hindi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the United Nations General Assembly in Hindi. He is likely to speak on issues such as development, security, counter-terrorism and climate change. Reports suggest that Prime Minister Modi will ignore Pakistan in his speech. It was earlier expected that Modi may respond to Imran Khan who has been making remarks on Kashmir.  

    19:07 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    What PM Modi had advised Pakistan in 2014

    Prime Minister Modi said that India was prepared to engage in bilateral dialogue with Pakistan but without the shadow of terrorism. He said that Pakistan must take its responsibility seriously to create an appropriate environment for any dialogue between both the country. He said that raising issues at the United Nations will derail the efforts to resolve the issues between Indian and Pakistan. 

    19:03 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    PM Modi among first batch of speakers at UNGA

    Prime Minister Modi is among the first batch of speakers at United Nations General Assembly. After him, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will speak at UNGA where he is likely to raise human rights bogey again. Modi may not even refer to Pakistan in his speech at the UN. 

    18:54 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    How India exposed Pakistan at UNHRC

    India while responding to Pakistan said that some of the Pakistani leaders in their desperation had gone as far as to call for Jihad and to encourage violence both inside J&K and in third countries in order to paint a picture of genocide, which even they knew was far from reality. It said that Pakistan pretended to speak as the voice of the global community on human rights, but the world cannot be fooled. "Pakistan’s gory record speaks for itself. Its rhetoric will not distract international attention from Pakistan’s persecution of religious and ethnic minorities be it Christians, Sikhs, Shias, Ahmadiyyas and Hindus," India said at UNHRC on September 10.

    18:46 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    PM Modi UNGA speech at 7:00 pm

    Prime Minister Modi will speak at United Nations General Assembly at 7:00 pm (IST).  He is likely to focus on issues related to the development and cross-border terrorism.  

    18:43 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    India not surprised by Pak’s hysterical statements on Kashmir: Vimarsh Aryan at UNHRC

    Vimarsh Aryan had said that India was not surprised with Pakistan’s hysterical statements with false, fabricated narratives aimed to politicize and polarize the UNHRC. "Pakistan realises that our recent decision cuts the very ground under its feet by creating obstacles in its continuing sponsorship of cross-border terrorism against India,' he said.

    18:39 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    Article 370 is within our sovereign right: India at UNHRC

    Rubbishing Pakistan's charges on Article 370, MEA First Secretary Vimarsh Aryan said that Article 370 was a temporary provision of the Indian constitution and the modification to the article was within the sovereign right and entirely an internal matter of India. He said the decision removed impediments to the enjoyment of civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights of the citizens in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Ladakh, especially those dealing with women, children and disadvantaged sections of society in that region.

    18:32 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    Pakistan worst violators of human rights: India at UNHRC on Sep 10

    Earlier this month, India called Pakistan the worst violator of human rights. Referring to Pakistan, it said that those who abet, finance and support terrorism in any form are the worst violators of human rights. India said that it has suffered greatly on account of the activities by practitioners of state-sponsored terrorism and it was time to collectively take decisive and firm action against terror groups and their abettors who threaten the fundamental human right to life. 

    18:26 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    How India demolished Pakistan's claims on Kashmir

    Earlier this month, India slammed Pakistan for raising human rights violations issue in Jammu and Kashmir. MEA Secretary (East) Vijay Thakur Singh said: "India firmly believes in a constructive approach to shape the human rights discourse in the Council. We need to find practical measures to protect and promote economic, social and cultural rights of the people globally. We should call out those who are misusing this platform for malicious political agendas under the garb of human rights. Those who are attempting this speak on the human rights of minorities in other countries whilst trampling upon them at will in their own country. They cry victim when they actually are the perpetrators.'

    18:20 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    Why PM Modi may not respond to Imran Khan at UN

    PM Modi UNGA:  Prime Minister Modi may not mention Pakistan in his speech at UNGA. Khan is expected to raise alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of Article 370. India has already in a detailed response rubbished Pakistan's claims on Kashmir.  New Delhi would deploy other officials to counter Pakistan. 

    18:13 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    How Modi embarrassed Pakistan at Houston

    Prime Minister Modi earlier this week slammed Imran Khan for speaking on Kahsmir while failing to address issues in his own country. Modi while speaking at Howdy Modi event in Houston said that those who can not handle affairs of their own country are speaking on Kashmir. He also said that these were the same people who support and nurture terror. "Their identity is well known not only by you all but by the whole world. Whether it is 9/11 in the United States or 26/11 in Mumbai, where were the conspirators found? The time has come for a decisive fight against terrorism and against those who promote terrorism,'' he said.

    17:45 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    Baloch activist raises Balochistan ahead of Imran Khan speech at UN

    Ahead of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's speech at the United Nations, Baloch activist Hyrbyair Marri said: "On the 27 March 1948, #Pakistan violated the UN Charter by invading #Balochistan. Since then @UN has failed to protect Baloch people and uphold int law. FBM activists will protest on the 27 Sept in front of @UN during #UNGA against Balochistan's occupation. #Speak4BalochAtUNGA"

    17:32 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    What PM Modi said on Pakistan in 2014

    In 2014, Prime Minister Modi said that India was prepared to engage in a serious bilateral dialogue with Pakistan in a peaceful atmosphere, without the shadow of terrorism, to promote our friendship and cooperation. "However, Pakistan must also take its responsibility seriously to create an appropriate environment for it. Raising issues in this forum will derail the efforts to resolve the issues between our two countries. Instead, today, we should be thinking about the victims of floods in Jammu and Kashmir. In India, we have organized massive flood relief operations and have also offered assistance for Pakistan Occupied Kashmir,"'he added. 

    16:48 (IST)27 Sep 2019
    PM Modi may skip Pakistan mention in his speech at UNGA

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not mention Pakistan in his speech at UNGA in New York, according to reports. It was expected that PM Modi may counter Pakistan's allegation of human rights violation in Jammu and Kashmir. However, it has been reported that Prime Minister Modi may not even mention Pakistan and focus only on global issues. Modi is expected to talk about the menace of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism and India's stand on Article 370.

    modi speech live, modi imran khan, modi unga speech, modi speech live todayImran Khan has been unsuccessfully trying to rake up the issue of scrapping of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir by alleging human rights violations in the region. New Delhi has made it amply clear that abrogation of the law providing special status to Jammu and Kashmir was an internal issue which does not require any interference by the international community.
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