Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicAfghan peace talks

Topic: Afghan peace talks

India shouldn’t wait and watch, must play more assertive role in Afghanistan, say experts

After Antony Blinken’s India visit, Shaharzad Akbar of Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission and Lisa Curtis of CNAS Indo-Pacific Security Program say Delhi must push for Afghan conflict being resolved through talks.

India right to wait till Taliban comes in full view. No need to rush into an ‘Afghan strategy’

A pro-Pakistan government in Afghanistan will be a disaster for India. Because China too will be controlling Kabul through Islamabad. But Delhi right to 'wait and watch'.

US military mission in Afghanistan to end 31 Aug, Joe Biden says

Biden said US will continue to provide civilian and humanitarian aid, but won't send another generation of Americans to war in Afghanistan.

New Delhi’s role in Afghanistan after US exit — what India, Afghan NSAs plan to discuss

NSA Ajit Doval is likely to meet his Afghan counterpart Hamdullah Mohib on the sidelines of the two-day SCO NSAs meeting that began Wednesday in Tajikistan.

China slams ‘hasty’ withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, urges UN to play ‘due role’

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan has severely impacted the Afghan peace process & negatively affected regional stability.

On Afghanistan, India’s worry shouldn’t just be Pakistan. There’s a rogue player waiting

General Bipin Rawat recently said Iran and Pakistan could exploit the situation in Afghanistan after the US pullout. But he made it clear they weren't the only ones.

India shouldn’t hope for too much from upcoming Turkey meet on Afghanistan

Thanks to US’ intervention, India will have a seat at the 10-day Istanbul conference beginning 24 April.

Jaishankar shares India’s perspective on peace process in Afghanistan with President Ghani

Last week, the Minister of External Affairs said India would like to see a sovereign democratic and inclusive Afghanistan that takes into account the interests of its minorities.

There are dreadful and deceitful scenarios staring at Afghanistan. India will have to step up

In today's India-friendly Afghanistan, the Taliban are a reality. Any meaningful peace process will need the direct participation of New Delhi.

India committed towards making Afghanistan a peaceful constitutional democracy — Jaishankar

On his 3-day working visit to India, Afghan Foreign Minister Atmar & Jaishankar Monday held talks focusing on peace process and exchanged views on bilateral cooperation.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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