Afghanistan

अफगानिस्तान के  तालिबानी हुकूमत पर बढ़ता दबाव

अफ़गानिस्तान में विश्‍वासघात करनेवाले पाकिस्तान पर अमरीका ने उठाई कुल्हाड़ी – सिनेट में पाकिस्तान विरोधी विधेयक पेश वॉशिंग्टन – अमरिकी सिनेट में, तालिबान के साथ पाकिस्तान पर भी सख्त कार्रवाई करने का प्रावधान करनेवाला विधेयक पेश किया गया है। करीबन २२ सिनेटर्स ने यह विधेयक पेश किया है और जल्द ही इसपर निर्णय होने की उम्मीद है। तालिबान पर प्रतिबंधों लगाने के साथ ही, आज तक तालिबान का समर्थन कर

Panjshir Resistance challenges unhindered Taliban

Even a week after the takeover of Afghanistan, this country features at the top of discussions on geopolitics in the mainstream media, social media and people worldwide. The pace at which Taliban overwhelmed Afghan forces has left ordinary people shocked. However, after a swift victory Taliban is now facing some hardened resistance. Women demonstrations and flag marches Immediately after Taliban takeover of capital Kabul, local women held demonstrations denouncing Taliban

Taliban 2-0 is moving closer to global recognition

Videos and photographs of chaos in Kabul are going viral on social media. A painful video of a couple of locals remaining clung to a flying airplane but falling off from it mid-air is enough to underline the desperation in the common Afghans to escape the Taliban rule. Contrary to it, several nations are taking positions that are at variance with respect to ‘Taliban 1.0’. European Union Even while terming

US ask Taliban to spare its embassy in Kabul

“The US asks Taliban to spare its embassy in the coming fight for Kabul”, read a headline in the New York Times. It appears quite clear that the superpower is urging terrorist Taliban to spare them. These words, their tone and timing speak volumes about the result of the 20-year-old US campaign in Afghanistan, especially the plan to withdraw troops from here. Surrender by Afghan troops Just yesterday, the critically

Afghan Quad - US, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan

Recently, the United States had said that about 90 per cent pullout of its troops from Afghanistan is done. However, the world is yet to understand and come to terms with US President Biden’s unfound hurry in pulling troops out of Afghanistan. Within no time from the US withdrawal, the Taliban went on the full offensive and now claims to control 85% per cent of Afghan territory. They have captured

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar meeting with Foreign Minister of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Muhriddin

Shanghai Cooperation Organization Foreign Ministers Council was recently held in Tajikistan. It was an opportunity for the Indian External Affairs Minister to network with foreign ministers of several Central Asian countries, many of whom border Afghanistan. One of the crucial meetings held was between the foreign ministers of India and Tajikistan. India is a natural ally of Tajikistan. They both share common interests and concerns, and it reflected in the

Taliban and Afghanistan

नाटो की वापसी के बाद तालिबान अफ़गानियों का कतलेआम करेगी – अमरीका के पूर्व राष्ट्राध्यक्ष बुश का इशारा बर्लिन – ‘नाटो सेना की वापसी के बाद तालिबान अफ़गान जनता का कत्लेआम करेगी। अफ़गानी महिलाओं और लड़कियों को शब्दों में बयान करना मुमकिन नहीं होगा, इतनी भयंकर यातनाएँ भुगतनी पड़ेंगी’, ऐसा इशारा अमरीका के पूर्व राष्ट्राध्यक्ष जॉर्ज बुश ने दिया है। इससे पहले अमरीका की पूर्व विदेशमंत्री कॉन्डोलिसा राईस और हिलरी

S Jaishankar meets Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov

Taliban has recently claimed that it now controls over 80% of the territory in Afghanistan. It has not only rattled the Afghan government but raised concerns across Asia. Worried at these reports, Russia has said that it is prepared to activate its military base in Tajikistan against the advancing Taliban. Meanwhile, the Indian External Affairs Minister, Dr. S. Jaishankar, is on a strategically crucial visit to Russia. In Moscow, while

China will replace US in Afghanistan after US troop withdrawal

Last week, the US troops left the Bagram Airbase, the largest US military base in Afghanistan. However, the Afghan Commander of Bagram base, Gen. Mir Asadullah Kohistani, said that the Americans left overnight without informing them. The step could be security caution exercised by the United States. However, overall, it shows the US is in a hurry to leave Afghanistan. With the US so much pressed to withdraw troops even

अफगानिस्तान से जुडी गतिविधियां

अफ़गानिस्तान में तालिबान के साथ लड़ रहा पाकिस्तानी सेना अधिकारी गिरफ्तार काबुल – पाकिस्तान का तालिबान के साथ संबंध ना जोड़ें, ऐसा बयान पाकिस्तान के विदेशमंत्री ने कुछ दिन पहले ही किया था। लेकिन, तालिबान के पक्ष में लड़ रहे पाकिस्तानी लष्करी अधिकारी को हिरासत में लेकर अफ़गानिस्तान ने पाकिस्तान की पोल खोली है। अफ़गानिस्तान में दाखिल होने से पहले इस पाकिस्तानी अधिकारी ने यह बात भी कबूली है कि, वह