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Afghanistan : Impact of Taliban regime on India

Afghanistan : Impact of Taliban regime on India

🕔20:14, 8.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Though the Taliban leadership structure remains intact, factional differences have emerged over power sharing in the new governing set up, especially the manner in which the Haqqani Network moved in to control large sections of Kabul.

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Afghanistan heads towards devastating economic and humanitarian crisis

Afghanistan heads towards devastating economic and humanitarian crisis

🕔21:06, 6.Sep 2021

Kabul/New Delhi Sep 6 (IANS) Taliban celebrated ‘Independence Day as the last troop of the US military forces left Afghanistan. But after the Taliban takeover, the average Afghan population faces mounting challenges ahead. Afghanistan now is experiencing a collapse of administration

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US exploring land routes to evacuate Afghans

US exploring land routes to evacuate Afghans

🕔16:29, 2.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The US is exploring ways to evacuate American citizens and Afghan allies looking to leave the war-torn nation including via land routes, American officials said, reasserting a commitment to help eligible people who were not airlifted

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Taliban initiates dialogue with India in Qatar

Taliban initiates dialogue with India in Qatar

🕔22:01, 31.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) After the US completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, Taliban initiated dialogue with India in Qatar over safety, security and early return of Indian nationals stranded over there, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday. For

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US withdrawal from Afghanistan completed

US withdrawal from Afghanistan completed

🕔10:25, 31.Aug 2021

Kabul, Aug 31 (IANS) The US Central Command announced that the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan has been completed, ending 20 years of Washington-led invasion of the war-torn nation. “I’m here to announce the completion of our withdrawal from Afghanistan

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With vow to ‘hunt down’ suicide bombers, Biden risks further Afghan entanglement

With vow to ‘hunt down’ suicide bombers, Biden risks further Afghan entanglement

🕔10:47, 27.Aug 2021

New York, Aug 27 (IANS) Trying to emerge from a 20-year quagmire in Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden risks tipping over into another with his vow to “hunt down” those behind the Kabul airport suicide bombings that killed at least 103

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Kabul blasts leave many dead, US too confirms casualties

Kabul blasts leave many dead, US too confirms casualties

🕔22:03, 26.Aug 2021

Kabul, Aug 26 (IANS) A blast rocked the Kabul airport, which is thronged by crowds of desperate Afghans seeking to flee the country after the Taliban takeover, on Thursday, causing numerous casualties, including US personnel. There was also a blast at

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Qatar to play important role in Afghanistan crisis & protecting India’s interests

Qatar to play important role in Afghanistan crisis & protecting India’s interests

🕔20:02, 26.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Amid the rapidly changing situation in Afghanistan after the Taliban seized power on August 15, experts feel that Qatar can play a vital role in the ongoing crisis and it can also be instrumental in protecting

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Afghanistan situation critical, evacuating Indians top priority: Govt

Afghanistan situation critical, evacuating Indians top priority: Govt

🕔19:46, 26.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday said that the situation in Afghanistan is very critical after the Taliban’s seizure of power on August 15 and evacuating the remaining Indians was the top priority of the government. Briefing leaders

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Afghan nationals must travel to India only on e-visa: Govt

Afghan nationals must travel to India only on e-visa: Govt

🕔15:08, 25.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) All Afghan nationals must travel to India only on e-visa, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) announced on Wednesday. “Owing to the prevailing security situation in Afghanistan and streamlining of the visa process by introducing

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Ukrainian plane sent for evacuation hijacked in Kabul, retracts allegation later

Ukrainian plane sent for evacuation hijacked in Kabul, retracts allegation later

🕔13:37, 24.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) After alleging that its evacuation plane was hijacked and flown to Iran, Ukraine has now retracted its claim. Abas Aslani, Spokesman for the Civil Aviation Organisation of Iran denied the claims and said, “This plane

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Taliban warns against extending Aug 31 deadline

Taliban warns against extending Aug 31 deadline

🕔20:35, 23.Aug 2021

Kabul, Aug 23 (IANS) The Taliban will not extend the August 31 deadline for the current evacuation mission, a spokesman has said. Taliban spokesman, Muhammad Suhail Shaheen told BBC amid reports that the UK will press for a deadline extension for

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India activates foreign missions around Afghanistan for evacuation

India activates foreign missions around Afghanistan for evacuation

🕔16:22, 23.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government has activated foreign missions near Afghanistan to speed up evacuation of stranded Indian citizens and Afghan nationals, including Hindus and Sikhs, from the war torn country, the government officials said here on Monday. They

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Indian Foreign Ministry to brief political parties on Afghanistan situation

Indian Foreign Ministry to brief political parties on Afghanistan situation

🕔16:16, 23.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) In view of the fast changing situation in war torn Afghanistan, the government has decided to brief the “Floor Leaders” of the political parties by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). The government’s move came after

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IAF plane departs from Kabul with Afghan leaders, Indian citizens

IAF plane departs from Kabul with Afghan leaders, Indian citizens

🕔10:57, 22.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) transport aircraft on Saturday departed from from the Kabul airport with some eminent Afghan leaders, including public representatives from the Hindu and Sikh communities, as well as 85 Indians on board,

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International community closely monitoring situation in Afghanistan

International community closely monitoring situation in Afghanistan

🕔10:48, 21.Aug 2021

Kabul, Aug 21  As the situation in Afghanistan remains uncertain following the Taliban’s swift takeover of most parts of the country on August 15, the international community has warned against potential humanitarian challenges and expressed a willingness to help the

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Taliban searched closed Indian consulates in Kandahar, Herat

Taliban searched closed Indian consulates in Kandahar, Herat

🕔13:39, 20.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Taliban have searched the closed Indian Consulates in Kandahar and Herat two days ago and the reportedly took some documents from the two missions, sources in the security set-up said. According to the sources, the

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India to take pivotal role against terror as head of UNSC counter-terror panel

India to take pivotal role against terror as head of UNSC counter-terror panel

🕔08:58, 20.Aug 2021

United Nations, Aug 20  India will assume a pivotal role in the global fight against terror when it takes over the chair of the Security Council’s Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) next year, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar announced on Thursday. He

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If necessary US troops could remain in Kabul past Aug 31: Biden

If necessary US troops could remain in Kabul past Aug 31: Biden

🕔16:43, 19.Aug 2021

Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Amid mounting criticism from the public over the US drawdown from Afghanistan, President Joe Biden said that Washington is committed to evacuating Americans and if necessary, troops could remain in Kabul past the August 31 deadline. Biden

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Ghani pledges to return to Afghanistan

Ghani pledges to return to Afghanistan

🕔16:22, 19.Aug 2021

Dubai, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who fled the country earlier this week following the fall of Kabul to the taliban, has pledged to return. Ghani made the statement on Wednesday night during a live Facebook broadcast from

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