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Both Neighbours Want To See Their Countries Free Of Extremism: PM Modi On Violence In Afghanistan

Feb 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

While mentioning that India supports a comprehensive ceasefire to end the hostilities, Prime Minister Modi also expressed serious concerns over increasing incidents of violence in Afghanistan

'Normal Neighbours Don't Practice Terrorism': S Jaishankar Hits Out At Pak

Oct 16, 2020 PTI

'Terrorism from Pakistan remains publicly acknowledged by their government as a policy that they are justifying. So it makes it very hard to conduct normal relations with them': External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar

Should India Foster Ties With Taliban Despite Its Past Misdemeanors?

India should step forward to recognise the changed reality and pragmatically engage with the Taliban regardless of their past adversarial attitudes towards India.

OPINION | Why India Must Support Free And Fair Elections In Afghanistan

Sep 06, 2019 Gautam Mukhopadhaya

The USA’s proposed troop withdrawal deal with the Taliban is a recipe for chaos. Instead, there is a need to create a stable environment for the upcoming presidential elections in Afghanistan.

India Doesn't Need Sermons From US On Afghanistan: Congress On Trump's Library Jibe

This is the first time the US administration has publicly mocked India's developmental works in the strife-torn country.

03 January, 2019

Afghan Artists Tryst With Art In India

Hanan Zaffar

Many artists from Afghanistan having fled the country seek refuge in India.

03 January, 2019

India Rejects Trump's Jibe At PM On ‘Library In Afghanistan’

Outlook Web Bureau

India has rejected the US President Donald Trump's jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over funding of a library in the war-ravaged country of Afghanistan.

09 November, 2018

On Afghanistan, India To Hold Joint Talks With Taliban At 'Non-Official' Level

Outlook Web Bureau

This will be the first time that India will be sharing talks table with the Afghan Taliban on issues of peace and stability in Afghanistan.

25 October, 2017

Will Join CPEC Only If Pakistan Allows Connectivity Between India, Afghanistan: President Ashraf Ghani

Outlook Web Bureau

Ghani warned if Afghanistan was not given transit access to Wagah and Attari for trade with India via Pakistan, then Kabul will also restrict Islamabad's access to central Asia.

24 October, 2017

Afghan Prez Ashraf Ghani Meets PM Modi, Express 'Firm Resolve' To End Terrorism

Outlook Web Bureau

The two leaders also discussed ways to further the shared objective of promoting security and stability in Afghanistan.

30 September, 2017

'Imaginary Lie', Says India On Pak's Claim Of Receiving Proposal To Swap Jadhav For Terrorist

Outlook Web Bureau

The MEA spokesperson also referred to Pakistan's use of a "fake picture" in the United Nations General Assembly recently, adding the Pakistan Foreign Minister's claim was another lie.


26 September, 2017

'No Troops On Ground' In Afghanistan, Says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Outlook Web Bureau

India currently provides USD three billion in aid to Afghanistan and also provides training to its military and other assistance.

21 September, 2017

No Political, Military Role For India In Afghanistan: Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Outlook Web Bureau

Last month, Trump had also called on India to help the US more with Afghanistan, especially in the area of economic assistance and development.

23 August, 2017

Nikki Haley Says Donald Trump Had To Put Pressure On India For Afghanistan Role

Outlook Web Bureau

She said America's enemies were no longer going to know "what the timeline is".

22 August, 2017

India Should Provide Assistance To Afghanistan As It Makes Billions Of Dollars With US, Says Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump, in a televised address to the nation as Commander-in-Chief, laid out his South Asia policy saying a "critical part" of it was to further develop US' strategic partnership with India,

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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