World  /  Published 19.09.19

20 dead in Taliban raid near hospital

A Taliban truck bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded 95 when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, a provincial official said, with casualties expected to rise as resc...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 07.07.19

Car bomb kills 12, wounds scores

The Taliban carried out a devastating suicide car bombing in central Afghanistan Sunday that killed 12 people and wounded over 150 others, said Afghan officials.The attack came as an all-Afghan peace ...
By AP in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.20

Should India talk to the Taliban?

It came as a shock for the Indian intelligence community. Firstly, the body of the lone suicide bomber found at the Sikh gurudwara on March in Kabul was said to be a Malayalee, Muhamed Muhsin. Secondl...
By Neena Gopal in

India  /  Published 09.11.18

Omar points finger at Afghanistan talks

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has questioned the Centre’s participation in a dialogue on Afghanistan in the presence of Taliban representatives while not holding talks with stakeholders i...
By PTI in Srinagar

World  /  Published 17.09.19

Taliban claim attacks on Ghani rally, near US Embassy

The Taliban have claimed a deadly attack in northern Afghanistan that targeted President Ashraf Ghani's campaign rally on Tuesday, killing 24 people, and another attack, a Kabul explosion near the US ...
By AP in Kabul


India  /  Published 20.08.19

Solve ‘tough’ situation: Trump to India, Pakistan

President Donald Trump on Monday night nudged India and Pakistan to resolve what he billed as a “tough” situation in a move perceived as an effort at “mediation” and also a bid to ensure that ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 30.07.19

Afghan government, foreign forces ‘killed most civilians’

At least 3,812 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the first half of 2019 in the war against militant groups, including a big increase in the number of casualties caused by government and forei...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 21.07.19

Female suicide bomber strikes Pakistan hospital, 9 dead

A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a complex assault claimed by the Pakistani Tali...
By AP in Pakistan

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.19

The responsibility of transferring power

History from the perspective of great powers is different, and especially so in the case of departing great powers. Wavell, the penultimate British viceroy in India, sought parallels in history on the...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in

Opinion  /  Published 24.04.19

Why foreign awards are like pick-up lines

When the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, announced on April 12 that he was awarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi his country’s highest honour, the Order of St. Andrew, the Indian government was q...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi in


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