Opinion  /  Published 22.08.19

Kashmir: Perils of a muscular approach

Stone-pelting long has been a way of protesting in Kashmir but not in the uncontrollable fashion it which it erupted following the killing of Burhan Wani in July 2016. Northern Army Commander General ...
By A. S. Dulat in

India  /  Published 19.08.19

Kabul tells off Pakistan on Valley

Afghanistan has described Pakistan’s efforts to link the situation in Kashmir to the Afghan peace process as not only “reckless, irresponsible and unwarranted” but also as an attempt to justify ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 18.08.19

Suicide attack at Kabul wedding kills 63

The death toll from a suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in Afghanistan's capital is at least 63, including women and children, officials said Sunday, as Kabul reeled from its deadliest attack...
By AP in Kabul

World  /  Published 28.09.19

Afghans vote for President amid Taliban threats

Afghans headed to the polls on Saturday to elect a new President amid high security and threats of violence from Taliban militants, who warned citizens to stay away from polling stations or risk being...
By AP in Kabul

World  /  Published 01.09.19

Taliban attack again as US says deal is near

The Taliban attacked a second Afghan city in as many days on Sunday, an official said, even as Washington's peace envoy said the U.S. and the militant group are 'at the threshold of an agreement' to e...
By AP in Kabul


Opinion  /  Published 19.12.18

The impact of the lack of unity in Afghanistan

Describing 17th-century Mughal military frustration west of the Indus and in present-day Afghanistan, Jadunath Sarkar had referred to a blessing and a curse left for the Afghans by a saint: “They sh...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in

World  /  Published 12.03.19

Longest US-Taliban peace talks see 'progress'

The longest peace talks between the US and the Taliban to end America's 17-year war in Afghanistan concluded Tuesday night in Qatar, with both sides saying progress had been made.The nearly two weeks ...
By AP in Doha

World  /  Published 19.11.19

Taliban say they freed 2 hostages for 3 leaders

The Taliban said they freed on Tuesday an American and an Australian hostage held since 2016 in exchange for three top Taliban figures who were released by the Kabul government and flown out of Afghan...
By AP in Islamabad

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.19

The shifting sands of Afghanistan

Has the season of guns been replaced by the season of talks in Afghanistan? The United States of America held parleys with representatives of the Taliban, now once again in ascendancy, in Qatar recent...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 29.02.20

NATO chief visits Afghanistan

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg was in Afghanistan on Saturday for meetings with officials as the United States and the Taliban were to sign a long-sought deal, the alliance said. Stoltenberg was to par...
By PTI/AFP in Brussels


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