Women in Afghanistan (picture for representative purpose only) | Photo credit: David Mark/Pixabay
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‘Burn my degrees, photos of me without hijab’: Afghan women in India tell families back home

With the Taliban’s return in Afghanistan, women students in India have been telling their families back home to destroy all proof of their education to avoid being targetted, reports Rishika Sadam.

Escape from Kabul: How I negotiated with Taliban to make it to the safety of Indian embassy

In this first-person account, Nayanima Basu recounts her last day in Kabul after the Taliban took over when she had to dodge bullets, navigate chaos and negotiate with the militants to reach the Indian embassy.

Tax filing deadline nears but new I-T portal faces glitches even 2 months after launch

Even two months after its launch, the online income tax portal continues to face glitches making it difficult for tax payers and chartered accountants to file returns before the 30 September deadline, reports Remya Nair.

I am the spiritual leader of Taliban. My boys will rule Afghanistan again after 20 years

Western propaganda states that Taliban don’t care about women rights, human rights or any rights. General Twitter, in an irreverent take, writes that the warriors have been trained for better stuff.

Amazon, Walmart, Tesla rolled into one? Tata group is getting too ambitious again

While the Tata Group forays into aerospace, defence, retail, travel and financial services besides automobile and steel, T.N. Ninan writes that every business that looks like an opportunity or is being promoted by the government is not necessarily one that you need to get into.

US’ failure to push back Pakistan has brought Taliban to Kabul. India had seen it coming

With the US dependence on Pakistan for the movement of supplies for its military into Afghanistan, the Americans were never able to generate sufficient pressure on Pakistan to stop providing a safe haven and support to the Taliban, writes Arun K. Singh.

Why India should forget Afghanistan, Pakistan, ‘Terroristan’ & shift strategic gaze to the seas

Geography has been Afghanistan’s strategic curse, Pakistan’s blessing, and India’s distraction but the latest turn in Afghanistan could be an opportunity for India to shift focus from the north to the south, writes Shekhar Gupta in ‘National Interest’.

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