Afghanistan

  • The Terrorists are Talking, why aren't we?

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    The Jammu attacks have once again brought into sharp focus the Pakistan policy of the Indian government, and as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets with...

  • In Afghan war, everyone forgot about women's rights

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    As shots rang out, the woman fell with a thud. No cries for help or mercy, and no attempt to flee her fate. As a...

  • Earthquake!

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    There have been three quakes in and around Afghanistan, in the past one week. Each measured five or above on the Richter scale. Two quakes...

  • Can Afghanistan rise beyond T20 minnows tag?

    viewpoint |  Hrishikesh Kanitkar
    In exactly two months the ICC World Twenty20 will commence in Sri Lanka. Defending champions England will be keen to show the world that they...

  • From Istanbul to Bonn via Rawalpindi

    PM77 |  Paarull
    The Istanbul process which has given birth to new promises to build confidence between Afghanistan and its neighbours inspires little confidence and even less hope....

  • India turns up the heat on the Afghan cauldron

    PM77 |  Paarull
    Hamid Karzai's "twin brother" talk hasn't deceived anyone - just like Pakistani denials about sanctuary for and support to the Taliban and associate groups haven't....

  • No English, no Urdu, no Hindi... only Pashto!

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    This, spoken vehemently by a boy no more than 7 or 8 years old in the lift of Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel. He was looking directly...

  • India must rethink its Kabul strategy

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Speaking to a gathering of intelligence officials in New Delhi recently, India's Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Satinder Lambah revealed a small but startling...

  • Holbrooke and India

    PM77 |  Paarull
    I remember Richard Holbrooke from a couple of his India visits as a big man. One who easily filled the room with his physical presence,...

  • WikiLeaks: India, US, Pak need dialogue on Afghanistan

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Amidst a barrage of criticism over his foreign policy, President Barack Obama must be wondering why when Wiki-leak reigns, it has to pour quite so...