Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicMullah Baradar

Topic: Mullah Baradar

PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee, Abdul Ghani Baradar — Time’s 100 ‘most influential people of 2021’

The Time Magazine's annual list also included Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla among prominent names like Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Xi Jinping, Donald Trump among others.

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the quiet Taliban deal maker who holds key role for Afghan future

To access international aid & billions in central bank assets, Taliban govt's deputy PM Baradar will have to convince world leaders that this is a different, a more moderate Taliban.

Taliban leaders like Mullah Baradar have no real interest in Kashmir

For the foreseeable future, the Taliban leadership will be too busy settling scores, grabbing ministries, and fighting off potential challengers to bother about India.

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.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
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.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

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.