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PM Modi chairs high-level meeting with top ministers on Afghanistan crisis

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday evening chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security to assess the situation in war-torn Afghanistan after the Talibans took over Kabul.

Committed to safe return of all nationals, visa services extended for Afghans: India

New Delhi/IBNS: Even as diplomats and other officials of the Indian Embassy in Kabul returned here, the government on Tuesday said it is committed to the safe return of all Indians in Afghanistan and is also extending visa services to Afghan nationals.

Afghan students at Himachal Pradesh University seek visa extension

Shimla/IBNS: Amid the violence and chaos back home, anxiety and worry surround the Afghan students studying at the Shimla-based Himachal Pradesh University, which also happens to be the alma mater of the  former Afghan president Hamid Karzai.

India's EAM S Jaishankar discusses Afghanistan development with US State Secretary Blinken

New Delhi/Washington/IBNS: Amid the mayhem in Afghanistan that occurred after Taliban captured power, Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to discuss the recent development in the war-torn country.

S Jaishankar discusses Afghanistan situation with Antony Blinken

New Delhi: Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken over the recent developments in Afghanistan where Taliban has taken control ever since entering Kabul city on Sunday.

Afghanistan Tension: Indian Embassy in Kabul evacuated

New Delhi: The Indian government on Tuesday announced the Indian envoy to Kabul and the staff will be shifted to India immediately amid tensions in Afghanistan following the capturing of the nation by Taliban.

Hope situation in Afghanistan stabilises soon: India at UNSC

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Monday expressed hope that the situation in Afghanistan "stabilises soon" and "there is an inclusive dispensation which represents all sections of Afghan society".

Will facilitate repatriation of Afghan Hindus, Sikhs to India: Govt

New Delhi/IBNS: As panic stricken Afghans are gathering at the Kabul airport to leave the war-torn country, the Indian government on Monday said Hindus and Sikhs will be given priority once commercial flight service begins from Afghanistan's capital city.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh urges EAM to evacuate Indians stuck in Afghanistan

New Delhi/UNI: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday urged External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar to evacuate all Indians, including around 200 Sikhs, who are stuck in Afghanistan following recent developments in the war-torn country.

Congress accuses Modi govt of maintaining silence on Afghanistan situation

New Delhi/UNI: Terming the situation in Afghanistan 'extremely alarming', the Congress on Monday questioned if the Narendra Modi government had any evacuation plans for Indian citizens, and accused it of maintaining a silence over the issue.

JNU students from Afghanistan seek visa extension as Taliban takes over : Report

New Delhi/IBNS: Several Afghan students studying in Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are unwilling to return to their country and want to extend their visas by enrolling in academic courses, according to a media report.

Afghanistan crisis: Air India flight from Kabul lands in Delhi with 129 passengers

New Delhi: Amid growing tension and uncertainty in Kabul, Air India's flight from the Afghan capital arrived in Delhi airport around 8 PM on Sunday with 129 passengers.

Concerned about deteriorating situation in Afghanistan: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: India Thursday expressed concern over the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan where Taliban is taking control of the ground through assaults following the withdrawal of troops by the United States.

The Taliban excesses that have pervaded Afghanistan will lead to disaster for Afghans if left unchecked

United States (US) Secretary of State Antony Blinken on 28 July described attacks on civilians in Afghanistan by the Taliban as “deeply, deeply troubling” and averred that “An Afghanistan that commits atrocities against its own people would become a pariah State”.

No more US bombing sorties to support Afghan forces after Aug 31 : Report

Washington: The US will continue with the pull out of its forces from Afghanistan even as the Taliban is fast seizing territories and killing top officials of the country.