Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicTaliban leaders

Topic: Taliban leaders

Nothing has changed about Taliban, from terror to Sharia. Islamic world should pressure them

From upholding women’s rights to ensuring safety & internal harmony, the Taliban have backtracked on every promise they made, and the outcome can’t be great.

India shouldn’t retain ties with Afghanistan’s previous rulers, says Taliban leader Shaheen

Suhail Shaheen, Taliban's spokesperson, says security will be provided if India plans to reopen its embassy and can finish incomplete projects.

Taliban includes more men, no women in Afghanistan govt — this is who they are

While the Taliban government now includes a few names from the ethnic minority communities, Tuesday's appointments failed to add any women in the cabinet.

Taliban, Taliban, Taliban. Indian news channels serve ‘exclusive’ interviews, source-less videos

CNN News 18, India Today, Republic Bharat, Times Now – all dangle videos seemingly sourced from social media before Indian viewers, and at least once getting fact-checked.

What happens in Kabul won’t stay in Kabul. US can get ready for challenge across Muslim world

Having failed to manage its exit from Afghanistan well, the US must now focus on the second order consequences of its disastrous endgame.

Don’t forget Taliban also want the good life of Doha’s luxury hotels and Quetta bungalows

In time, Taliban fighters, or maybe the generation that succeeds them, will send their children to regular schools instead of Pakistani or Afghan madrasas.

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.

I am the spiritual leader of Taliban. My boys will rule Afghanistan again after 20 years

I, General Twitter, keep reading Western propaganda that Taliban don’t care about women rights, human rights or any rights. That is right, I have trained my warriors for better stuff.

It’s the moment of truth for Afghanistan

There are distinct signs of progress in Afghanistan, thanks to Zalmay Khalilzad, who last year took over as US special representative to the reconciliation process.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.