On May 5, unidentified gunmen killed two former Afghan National Army soldiers, a father and his son, in the Dehrawood District of Urozgan Province.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Kabul/IBNS: Taliban leader Sher Mohammed Abbas Stanekzai has said the group wants to continue Afghanistan’s political, economic and cultural ties with India.
New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that India will always stand by its people in distress anywhere in the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.