Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicAfgan peace talks

Topic: Afgan peace talks

India has invested too much in Afghanistan to let Taliban hold sway again with US blessings

Just like US dumped Kurdish allies in Syria and allowed Turkish army to run havoc, Taliban would do the same with Ashraf Ghani govt in Afghanistan.

Five key aspects of the US-Taliban peace deal decoded

A short summary of Episode 403 of #CutTheClutter where Shekhar Gupta explains five key implications of the US-Taliban peace deal.

Islamic Republic or Islamic Emirate? Trump’s Taliban deal has Afghanistan at a crossroads

Afghans fear the conflict will continue after the deal between a desperate Trump in an election year and Pakistani military skilled in multiple-crossing.

Modi govt’s anger against Pakistan is clouding its judgement on Afghan policy

All PM Modi needs to do is pick up the phone and call India’s good friend, Amrullah Saleh, injured in Sunday's terror attack in Kabul, to ask what else India can do for Afghanistan.

Afghanistan’s hope for peace rests on how India, Pakistan and China deal with each other

A regional uniformity is possible only if Pakistan, India and China can insulate their support for Afghan peace process from regional rivalries.

Why Afghan-American diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad is Donald Trump’s ace in peace talks

US President Donald Trump had appointed Zalmay Khalilzad as the country’s envoy for peace and reconciliation talks in Afghanistan last year.

‘Father of the Taliban’ calls on China to aid Afghan peace talks

Maulana Samiul Haq has said matters of 'such a great importance' shouldn't be left solely to the US.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.