Ashraf Ghani

India and Afghanistan want to see region free of terrorism, says PM Narendra Modi at virtual summit with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

PM Modi also commented on the friendship between the two countries and expressed, "India has always supported Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-supported initiatives. Unified Afghanistan can fight any calamities. Succes of Afghanistan is the all-around success of India."

Feb 09, 2021, 16:30 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to hold virtual summit with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani; know details

Amid the pandemic, India sent 75,000 tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan and was also able to send more than 20 tonnes of life-saving medicines and other equipment to address the COVID-19 challenge. On February 7, India sent 500,000 India made COVID-19 vaccines to Afghanistan, making it the first country to do so.

Feb 08, 2021, 23:48 PM IST

Afghanistan attack: Three assailants kill 20, injure over 40 people in Kabul University

Gunmen on Monday killed at least 20 people and injured dozens in Kabul University.

Nov 02, 2020, 18:59 PM IST

Gunfire erupts at Kabul University, injures 6; Afghanistan President condemns 'terrorist attack': Reports

The attack took place when Afghanistan and Iranian officials were inaugurating a book exhibition at the Kabul University, Tolo news reported.

Nov 02, 2020, 15:56 PM IST

India reaffirms support for democratic, secure, and peaceful Afghanistan, calls it 'beloved brother'

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan sent his greetings calling the country a "brother", at the special Independence Day event, organised at the Afghan mission in Delhi.

Aug 19, 2020, 18:25 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani discuss evolving security situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday exchanged views on the evolving security situation in the region. They also discussed mutual bilateral interests.

Aug 03, 2020, 23:58 PM IST

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani's cousin shot dead in Kabul

A relative of Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani was shot dead in Kabul, Afghan media reported on Saturday (July 5).

Jul 05, 2020, 07:40 AM IST

India lauds political agreement between rival leaders in Afghanistan, hopes for stability in region

As Afghanistan's bitter political rivals, President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah signed a power-sharing agreement, India welcomed the decision and assured that it has consistently supported inclusive governance in the region.

May 17, 2020, 21:21 PM IST

Afghan crisis: Ashraf Ghani sworn in as President, Abdullah also declare himself President

Polls were held in September but incumbent Ashraf Ghani was only declared to have won a second term in February after repeated delays and accusations of voter fraud.

Mar 09, 2020, 16:53 PM IST

US special envoy talk over Taliban deal with Ashraf Ghani

The U.S.-Taliban deal was struck in protracted negotiations in the Qatari capital Doha and was announced on Friday after a meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Ghani and U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper in Munich.

Feb 20, 2020, 08:32 AM IST

Ashraf Ghani declared winner of Afghan presidential poll

Ghani`s opponents say the vote on September 28, 2019, was marred by massive fraud, technical problems with biometric devices used for voting, attacks and irregularities.

Feb 18, 2020, 19:04 PM IST

Afghanistan: Ashraf Ghani secures victory in presidential elections with 50.64% votes

Ghani has gained 9,23,868 voted, paving the way for his second five-year term, Pajhowk News Agency reported.

Dec 22, 2019, 13:59 PM IST

Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghanistan leader unhurt as bomber targets rally

In the wake of the attack, bodies littered the dusty ground as smoke rose from the site of the explosion, a giant blue billboard bearing the face of Ghani`s running mate Amrullah Saleh looming over the scene.

Sep 17, 2019, 20:02 PM IST

Blast kills 24 near Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani's election rally

"Women and children are among them and most of the victims seem to be the civilians. Ambulances are still operating, and the number of casualties may rise," an official said.

Sep 17, 2019, 15:18 PM IST

Taliban denounce Afghan election, warn rallies face attack

The Taliban called for a boycott of the election scheduled for September 28, and said foreign powers should instead focus on the effort to negotiate the deal with the United States on "ending the occupation of Afghanistan".

Aug 06, 2019, 21:07 PM IST

Intra-Afghan talks only after US agrees to withdraw troops: Taliban

Suhail Shaheen, a spokesman for the Taliban's political office in Qatar, says talks with the Afghan government would only come after a deal had been struck with the United States on the departure of its forces.

Jul 28, 2019, 16:36 PM IST

Will back legitimate govt chosen through democratic path: PM Modi tells Afghan President

PM Modi met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani for a bilateral meet on the sidelines of the SCO Summit on Thursday.

Jun 14, 2019, 06:46 AM IST

Afghanistan all set to get connected to India via Chabahar from Sunday

Last month on January 27, India formally established shipping lanes with the port by sending ships.

Feb 23, 2019, 22:10 PM IST

Afghan president offers Taliban local office, but group wants Doha instead

Ghani has expressed alarm at the Taliban shutting his administration out of negotiations with the United States. 

Feb 10, 2019, 19:38 PM IST

Ashraf Ghani says his government must be 'decision-maker' in any peace deal

He made his remarks in a television interview as Afghan opposition politicians, including his predecessor Hamid Karzai, met Taliban representatives in Moscow.

Feb 06, 2019, 11:24 AM IST