Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicIndia Afghanistan relations

Topic: India Afghanistan relations

India-Afghanistan ties under strain over Delhi’s silence on students’ visa renewal

Indian universities are threatening Afghan students they will cancel their seats if they don't return to classes. But India isn't renewing their visas.

Pakistan to allow Afghan trucks to carry wheat, medicines from India through its borders

Pakistan had earlier said it will allow humanitarian aid to Afghanistan through their country, but will not allow Indian trucks to move inside their territory.

Aid to Afghanistan, movement of people discussed as US Special Envoy Thomas West visits India

US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Thomas West met NSA Ajit Doval & Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, having earlier attended Troika Plus dialogue in Pakistan.

How Afghanistan’s neighbours plan to deal with it — India to figure out at Moscow talks today

Russia, China, Pakistan, Iran and 5 Central Asian countries will also attend meeting. This will be the second time Indian representatives will be interacting with Taliban since Kabul fell on 15 August.

India can have positive impact in Afghanistan’s future as regional ally, says US official

US State Department spokesperson Zed Tarar reiterated President Biden's message that the war in Afghanistan had achieved its central mission to eliminate the al Qaeda terror network.

SubscriberWrites: Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has put India in its most vulnerable position yet

India’s neighbours Pakistan and China have a strong influence on world affairs today. Then there is the radicalisation element, writes Col KL Viswanathan.

Kabul attacks reinforce need to stand unitedly against terrorism, says India

The MEA said India strongly condemned the Kabul bomb blasts and underlined the need to stand against those who provide sanctuaries to terrorists.

Experts say ‘redeployment’ of Pakistan terror groups in Afghanistan serious threat to India

As the Taliban tightens its grip over Afghanistan, the redeployment would undermine the aspirations of the Kashmiri population for peace, said regional expert Olivier Guillard.

Jaishankar pitches for connectivity with Afghanistan via Chabahar, takes jibe at China, Pakistan

Addressing a conference in Tashkent on regional connectivity of Central & South Asia, also attended by China & Pakistan, Jaishankar said connectivity efforts must conform to international laws.

Jaishankar meets Afghan counterpart in Dushanbe amid India’s security concerns in Afghanistan

This is the first meeting between the two ministers since India’s decision to evacuate its diplomatic staff from Kandahar, owing to the Taliban’s advancement there.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

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.