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  • Boots on the ground

    Boots on the ground

    For one thing, he scarcely appears to be firm on abiding by the 1st of May deadline for the withdrawal of US troops. The boots may not be off the ground quite yet.

    April 11, 2021
  • Support for Taliban must cease for Afghan peace

    Support for Taliban must cease for Afghan peace

    The Taliban have no intention of participating in elections but desire the country on a platter. The Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh stated that his country's fate cannot be decided by ‘20 people in a room.’

    April 6, 2021
  • Heart of the matter

    Heart of the matter

    The significance of Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar’s stand articulated at the Heart of Asia Istanbul Process (HoA-IP) on Afghanistan in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, needs to be seen against this backdrop.

    April 2, 2021
  • India calls for ‘double peace’ in Afghanistan; acceleration of dialogue

    India calls for ‘double peace’ in Afghanistan; acceleration of dialogue

    “For a durable peace in Afghanistan, what we need is a genuine ‘double peace’, that is, peace within Afghanistan and peace around Afghanistan. It requires harmonising the interests of all, both within and around that country,’’ external affairs minister S Jaishankar said while addressing the ninth ministerial conference of “Heart of Asia’’ on Afghanistan being held at the Tajikistan capital of Dushanbe.

    March 31, 2021
  • 3 polio vaccination team members killed in Afghanistan

    3 polio vaccination team members killed in Afghanistan

    Nangarhar is among the volatile provinces where Taliban and the Islamic State (IS) terror groups are active.

    March 30, 2021
  • Biden’s Doha round

    Biden’s Doha round

    The Biden administration has made it clear that any “enduring outcome has to be Afghan-led and Afghan- owned”. No less crucially, it is not for the United States to dictate the terms of engagement. “It is not for us to preordain outcomes.”

    March 12, 2021
  • India committed to connectivity with Afghanistan, Central Asia: Jaishankar

    India committed to connectivity with Afghanistan, Central Asia: Jaishankar

    “The Chabahar Port has not only emerged as a commercial transit hub for the region but also facilitated the delivery of humanitarian assistance, especially during the pandemic. The port is part of our shared commitment towards peace, stability and prosperity of the people of Afghanistan,” external affairs Minister S Jaishankar said.

    March 5, 2021
  • India Af sign accord to build Shahtoot Dam to meet Kabul’s drinking needs

    India Af sign accord to build Shahtoot Dam to meet Kabul’s drinking needs

    The accord was signed by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Afghan counterpart Hanif Atmar after a virtual summit between PM Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

    February 10, 2021
  • Dragon and Kabul

    Dragon and Kabul

    China remains convinced about the imminent rupture to the delicate equilibrium in Afghanistan right now and is sure that the return of the Taliban or even an indecisive civil war between rival factions is to the net detriment of Chinese interests

    January 11, 2021
  • Kabul suicide attack death toll reaches 30

    Kabul suicide attack death toll reaches 30

    The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

    October 25, 2020
  • 14 killed in crime-related incidents in Kabul in 10 days

    14 killed in crime-related incidents in Kabul in 10 days

    According to the Ministry of Interior Affairs, more than 500 suspects have been arrested in the last 10 days on charges of different crimes in Kabul.

    October 17, 2020
  • India – Uzbekistan partnership in peace building in Afghanistan

    India – Uzbekistan partnership in peace building in Afghanistan

    As per Indian media reports Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi in his video-recorded speech praises the UN, yet observing that the institution faced a ‘crisis of confidence’.

    September 24, 2020
  • ‘Peace process must be Afghan-led’: S Jaishankar at ‘intra-Afghan’ talks in Doha

    ‘Peace process must be Afghan-led’: S Jaishankar at ‘intra-Afghan’ talks in Doha

    'The friendship of our peoples is a testimony to our history with Afghanistan,' he said.

    September 12, 2020
  • Rajnath discusses regional security with Iranian defence minister

    Rajnath discusses regional security with Iranian defence minister

    Singh made a transit halt in the Iranian capital yesterday on his way back home from Russia where he attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) defence ministers' meeting.

    September 7, 2020
  • Intra-Afghan talks expected to begin next week: Abdullah

    Intra-Afghan talks expected to begin next week: Abdullah

    According to a survey, the Institute for War and Peace Studies found that more than 86 per cent of the country's population are satisfied with the current peace process.

    August 28, 2020
  • 122 people killed in Afghan flash floods

    122 people killed in Afghan flash floods

    Some 85 people were killed and 110 others wounded during Tuesday night in the worst-hit Parwan province, where at least half of provincial capital Charikar city was affected by the floods.

    August 27, 2020
  • Political agreement is a road to end Afghan war: US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad

    Political agreement is a road to end Afghan war: US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad

    The US Department of State also issued a statement reiterating its commitment to the political settlement in Afghanistan.

    August 19, 2020