Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicAfghan peace deal

Topic: Afghan peace deal

US’ hurry to hand Afghanistan back to Taliban is a sign India must also push its PoK project

India must quickly put a strategy in place to initiate action at a suitable time to reclaim Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Taliban dropped India from its thank you list. Delhi should face new Afghanistan realities

Economic aid never fails to produce influence, and India should know that. Our aid must not only continue, but it should increase with firm commitments.

Afghanistan is not Vietnam. US should know that walking away won’t be that easy

In the Taliban’s mind, their Emirate still exists. That is why in their deal with the US, there are multiple references to the ‘Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan'.

US-Afghan peace deal relies on old flaws, dated assumptions. Taliban of 2020 has changed

Afghan deal menu was made by Pakistan, cooked by US, paid by Doha. Taliban gets the starter, Pakistan & Trump campaign gets main dish, Afghan govt, the dessert. 

On Camera

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File photo of Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi | ANI

Indian military leaders must speak with caution, media twisting Army’s PoK remark

Lt General Upendra Dwivedi’s 22 November remark to Indian media on the PoK issue has been twisted to imply that the Army is ready to take back PoK.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.