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India will always stand by its people in distress: PM

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that India will always stand by its people in distress anywhere in the world.

Afghans arriving in India will get six months visa: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: Afghans arriving in India will get a visa for six months and the government "will take it" from there, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement on Friday.

Around 20 Indians along with Afghan Sikhs and Hindus unable to reach Kabul airport: MEA

New Delhi/UNI: Around 20 Indian nationals along with some Afghan Sikhs and Hindus were trying to reach Kabul airport on Aug 25 but faced difficulty in reaching the airport, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Friday.

No figure given on Indians stuck in Afghanistan, opposition says after meet

New Delhi/UNI: As External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar briefed leaders on the Afghanistan situation, oppositions said the government did not share any figures on how many Indians are stuck in Afghanistan, sources said.

India only invested in the people of Afghanistan, Jaishankar tells opposition

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today said that India's investment in Afghanistan was only on the Afghan people and was sure that it would get full value of its investment in Afghanistan, according to media reports.

'Evacuating Indians immediate priority': Govt briefs opposition on Afghanistan situation

New Delhi: The Centre has told the 31 opposition parties attending an all party meeting on the situation in Afghanistan that its immediate priority is the evacuation of all Indians stranded in the conflict-racked country.

EAM S Jaishankar briefs party leaders on Afghanistan issue

New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday briefed floor leaders from different parties on the pot-boiling situation in Afghanistan.

India, Russia decide to form permanent bilateral channel to discuss Afghanistan crisis

Moscow/New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin recently interacted when both the leaders decided to 'form a permanent bilateral channel' for consultations on the issues arising in Afghanistan from the Taliban takeover of the country.

Urdu speaking men barge into Kabul office; take away Afghan passports with Indian visas

Kabul/New Delhi: Indian security agencies handling immigration are on red alert after several unidentified Urdu-speaking men barged into an office in Kabul issuing Indian visas on behalf of the Indian mission in Afghanistan and seized un-estimated numbers of Afghan passports with stamped Indian visas, according to media reports.

Afghan nationals to get only e-visa, says Home Ministry

New Delhi/UNI: All Afghan nationals will henceforth only be provided e-visas to travel to India, the Home Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

PM Modi, Russian prez Putin hold detailed discussion on Afghanistan

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a 45 minute-long conversation on the phone on Tuesday to discuss the developments in Afghanistan, after the Taliban seized power on August 15.

Taliban will help Pakistan to free Kashmir from India: Leader of Imran Khan's Party

Islamabad: Days after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, a leader of Pakistan's ruling  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has openly said that Pakistan will take the help of the Taliban in Kashmir during an on-air television show.

Amarinder Singh thanks Centre for 'rescuing efforts' in Afghanistan

New Delhi/IBNS: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday thanked the Centre for its efforts in evacuating 78 people, which included 44 Afghan Sikhs, from the war-torn Afghanistan and bringing them to India.

Critical of govt's stand on Afghanistan, Owaisi now wants invite to all party briefing

Hyderabad: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has said in a social media post that he is expecting an invitation to the Centre's  all-party meeting to brief leaders on the Afghanistan crisis.

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri receives three Swaroops of Guru Granth Sahib evacuated from Afghanistan

Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday received three of the last six Swaroops of Guru Granth Sahib from Kabul.