Taliban

  • Malala not a Nobel? - Wisdom wins over populism

    Storyteller |  D P Satish
    "His (gunman) hands were shaking. It is not easy to kill" - Malala Yousufzai - Certainly, these are not the words of a 16 ...

  • 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...

  • Pakistan election diary: 1997, 2008 and now

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    Elections in the subcontinent are always a riot of colours, but perhaps no election has quite the mix of tragedy and power that Pakistani elections...

  • Malala Yousafzai: Bravery of an ignored struggle

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Last month, the world was shocked when the Pakistan based Taliban shot a fourteen year old girl in an assassination attempt because of her education...

  • 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...

  • US labels Haqqanis as terrorists

    PM77 |  Paarull
    Signals it's in for the long haul, gives Kayani a jolt! The US Treasury has declared three Afghan Taliban as terrorists. One of them ...