Afghanistan crisis

Delhi Declaration on Afghanistan calls for inclusive govt, rights of women, minorities

The NSAs of seven countries including 5 Central Asian countries and Russia and Iran also called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Nov 10, 2021, 15:55 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached the meeting of NSA of 8 countries

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached the ongoing meeting of the National Advisors of 8 countries regarding the issue of Afghanistan.

Nov 10, 2021, 14:54 PM IST

Security Dialogue on Afghanistan: Time for greater cooperation amongst us, says NSA Ajit Doval

A Security Dialogue on Afghanistan is being hosted by India in Delhi and is being attended by eight nations including India, Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

Nov 10, 2021, 10:54 AM IST

Afghan humanitarian crisis dominates discussion between NSA Doval, his Tajik, Uzbek counterparts

The bilateral talks came a day before the Delhi regional dialogue that will take place between NSAs of 5 central Asian countries, Russia and Iran. 

Nov 10, 2021, 07:25 AM IST

Taliban prohibiting women from operating as aid workers in Afghanistan: Human Rights Watch

"The Taliban's severe restrictions on women aid workers are preventing desperately needed lifesaving aid from reaching Afghans, especially women, girls, and women-headed households," associate women's rights director at Human Rights Watch, Heather Barr told a local news agency

Nov 06, 2021, 10:48 AM IST

India to host NSA-level meeting on Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, Central Asia confirm presence

The Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan will be hosted by India in New Delhi on November 10.

Nov 05, 2021, 21:15 PM IST

ISIS takes responsibility for deadly attack on Kabul hospital that killed 25, wounded 50

The terrorists targetted the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan military hospital in one of Kabul`s more affluent neighbourhoods.

Nov 03, 2021, 08:30 AM IST

At least 15 killed, 34 wounded in twin blasts, gunfire at Kabul hospital

The explosions took place at the entrance of the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital in central Kabul.

Nov 02, 2021, 16:32 PM IST

Afghanistan: Blast, gunfire heard near military hospital in Kabul

No comment was available from Taliban officials and there was no immediate claim of responsibility.

Nov 02, 2021, 14:42 PM IST

Taliban supreme leader Haibatullah Akhundzada makes rare public appearance amid death rumours

Akhundzada, known as the leader of the faithful or Amir ul Momineen, had not been seen in public even after the Taliban`s August takeover of the country.

Oct 31, 2021, 14:39 PM IST

T20 World Cup Afghanistan vs Scotland: Taliban celebrate win but Kabul streets subdued

Afghanistan on Monday beat Scotland in a match played in Sharjah - the first major victory for the team since the Taliban takeover of the country.

Oct 26, 2021, 10:38 AM IST

Misleading reports about the death of Afghanistan female volleyball player

The media reports of an Afghanistan woman volleyball player named Mahjabin Hakimi being killed by the Taliban turns out to be misleading.

Oct 20, 2021, 18:24 PM IST

Taliban praise sacrifices of suicide bombers, promise cash and land to kin

Taliban's acting interior minister Sirajuddin Haqqani called them 'heroes of Islam and the country'.

Oct 20, 2021, 07:16 AM IST

Plans afoot to form Afghan government in exile

The government is expected to include Afghan leaders like Abdul Rasul Sayyaf, Amrullah Saleh, Ahmad Masood, Salahuddin Rabbani, Abdul Rashid Dostum, Muhammad Mohaqiq, Mohammad Hanif Atmar.  

Oct 15, 2021, 19:11 PM IST

International community needs to start cooperating with us, says Afghan Foreign Minister

Amir Khan Muttaqi said the Taliban's Islamic Emirate government was moving carefully.

Oct 12, 2021, 10:16 AM IST

Ashraf Ghani's bodyguard claims he saw Afghan president escaping with millions of dollars

Brigadier General Piraz Ata Sharifi has also promised to expose the corruption of his former boss who, he says, fled the country with bags containing hundreds of millions of dollars of public money.

Oct 11, 2021, 18:50 PM IST

When hardened Taliban militants enjoyed a day off at Kabul's amusement park - in Pics

A group of Taliban militants had a field day when they took a day off for recreation and visited amusement park in Kabul

Oct 09, 2021, 17:45 PM IST

Worries mount under Taliban rule as Kabul Gurudwara vandalized, smashing of Somnath idol recalled

According to the Sikh community at the Gurudwara, the Taliban had entered the holy place and had broken the CCTV cameras.

Oct 06, 2021, 13:47 PM IST

Afghan army collapse 'took us all by surprise,' says US defense secretary

Lloyd Austin praised U.S. personnel who helped airlift 1,24,000 people out of Afghanistan amid Taliban takeover.

Sep 29, 2021, 06:58 AM IST

EXCLUSIVE: 'It's like a prison, a city of zombies', Afghan resident opens up on 'Life under Taliban'

There were citizens who managed to flee, there were people who died while clinging to plane and then there were some Afghan nationals who were left behind to live under the Taliban regime.

Sep 27, 2021, 14:29 PM IST