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Cycles of Vengeance

On May 5, unidentified gunmen killed two former Afghan National Army soldiers, a father and his son, in the Dehrawood District of Urozgan Province.

Afghanistan: The predator turns target

On April 8, 2022, Taliban fighters stormed the Qassan Valley in the Deh Salah area of Andarab District in Baghlan Province and took control of the upper area of Darband Kaasa Traash and Darra e Jar, the strongholds of the National Resistance Front (NRF). NRF fighters retaliated and, in the ensuing clashes, at least 11 Taliban fighters were killed and several injured.

At least 100 Indian nationals including their families still awaiting evacuation from Afghanistan: NGOs write to PMO, MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: At least 100 Indian nationals, including their families, and over 200 Afghans are yet to be evacuated from Afghanistan – which was taken over by Islamist militant group Taliban on August 15.

Developments in Afghanistan will have 'very, very significant consequences': S Jaishankar

New Delhi/IBNS: India was not taken into confidence on various aspects of the Doha deal US and Taliban inked last year but the following developments in Afghanistan will have "very, very significant consequences" for the region and beyond, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said, according to media reports.

Unravelling Narratives

Research Associate, Institute for Conflict Management

Taliban must follow true Sharia law if it wants to govern Afghanistan- Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar/IBNS: The Taliban, which announced a caretaker government in Afghanistan on Tuesday, must follow true Sharia (Islamic law), which ensures rights to one and all, including women, Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti said today.

High-level group formed by Modi focussing on India's interests in Afghanistan

New Delhi/IBNS: A high-level group has been formed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to monitor the situation in Afghanistan, focusing on India's priorities and ensuring that Afghanistan's soil is not used for terrorism against India, said media reports.

Want to continue trade and political ties with India: Taliban leader Stanekzai

Kabul/IBNS: Taliban leader Sher Mohammed Abbas Stanekzai has said the group wants to continue Afghanistan’s political, economic and cultural ties with India.

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.

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.

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.

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.