Taliban Crisis

Hundreds of Afghans denied humanitarian entry into US

Since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has received more than 35,000 applications for humanitarian parole, of which it has denied about 470.

published on : 31st December 2021

Taliban lays off World Bank employees due to shortage of money for salaries: Russian media

The Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development has sacked several employees, however, it is not clear yet how many employees will be let go.

published on : 26th December 2021

Now in power, Taliban set sights on Afghan drug underworld

Soon after the Taliban took power on Aug. 15, the Taliban Health Ministry issued an order to these facilities, underscoring their intention to strictly control the problem of addiction, doctors said.

published on : 7th October 2021

Afghan territory must not be used to carry out terror attacks against other countries: BRICS

The summit, hosted by India, was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Brazil's Jair Bolsanaro.

published on : 9th September 2021

Everyone 'got it wrong' on Taliban's lightning takeover of Afghanistan: British army chief

'It was the pace of it that surprised us and I don't think we realised quite what the Taliban were up to,' Britain's chief of the defence staff, Gen Nick Carter told the BBC.

published on : 5th September 2021

Yashwant Sinha, other eminent persons urge Centre to not let parties use Afghan crisis to polarise society

The group has appealed to the Indian government that India should continue to engage with the Taliban.

published on : 1st September 2021

Most Indians who wanted to leave Afghanistan have returned, informs Centre

“The numbers keep changing. Our overall assessment is that the vast majority of Indians who wish to return have been evacuated. Some more are likely to be in Afghanistan.

published on : 28th August 2021

IAF flight evacuates over 85 Indians from Kabul amid Taliban crisis

India had earlier also picked up its consulate staff from Kandahar after the town was about to be taken over by the Taliban.

published on : 21st August 2021

Afghan patients in Delhi anxious as political crisis deepens in their country

India is one of the preferred destinations for Afghan nationals who seek treatment for critical illness, including transplant of liver and other organs.

published on : 17th August 2021

Taliban whitewash posters of women in Kabul as girls in Afghanistan stare at 'blank' future

The picture surfaces at a time when women in Afghanistan, who have been vulnerable targets of the Taliban regime in the past, are terrified of what lies ahead.

published on : 17th August 2021

France relocates Kabul embassy to airport amid Taliban fear

Since May, France has taken in Afghan employees at French structures under potential threat, with 600 people relocated to France.

published on : 15th August 2021

An Afghan woman in Kabul's dashed hopes amid Taliban blitz 

Already, Kabul's parks were filling with internally displaced people -- families who'd fled their homes as the Taliban seized control of their towns and targeted people.

published on : 15th August 2021

Pakistan closely watching evolving Afghan situation: Official

The Taliban on Sunday seized the last major city outside of Kabul held by the country's central government, cutting off the Afghan capital to the east.

published on : 15th August 2021

Now, US asks its citizens to leave Afghanistan as Taliban-led violence intensifies

Since the foreign troops started leaving Afghanistan, the Taliban had been extensively fighting with the Afghan government in an attempt to gain control of key areas.

published on : 7th August 2021