Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Rahimullah Yusufzai

Rahimullah Yusufzai
Rahimullah Yusufzai is Resident Editor of the English daily, The News International, in Peshawar, Senior Analyst for Pakistani TV channel, Geo, and a correspondent for BBC World Service since 1985. He has covered the Afghan conflict extensively, has interviewed Osama bin Laden and Mullah Omar. A graduate in English Literature from Karachi University, Yusufzai had been part of Track-II dialogues with Afghanistan and India.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
Bhutan - People standing in queue outside ATM

RBI data reveals demonetisation was the epitome of whimsical, illogical policymaking

The government wanted demonetisation to combat three problems. None of them seem to have been solved. 


Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.