India, Iran should work to expedite Chabahar Port development, connectivity to Afghanistan: Zarif
Despite the US exempting India from sanctions imposed on Iran for the development of the port in Novermber 2018, the European and Chinese suppliers who had bagged contracts to supply equipment for the port have been reluctant to deliver, fearing adverse impact on their business with the US.
Taliban aim to sign deal with US by end of month: Report
"We have agreed to scale down military operations in days leading up to the signing ...
NATO: US army vehicle hit by roadside bomb in Afghanistan
A Taliban spokesman, immediately claimed responsibility for the attack saying it oc...
India supports US-Taliban negotiated peace deal: CDS General Bipin Rawat
Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat on Thursday said that he supported a negotiated peace deal between the US and Taliban in Af...
UP government sends first list of 50,00 refugees to Home Ministry
The Uttar Pradesh government has made the first list of 50,000 refugees who had come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan decades ago. ...
After Afghanistan, Pakistan says it will not allow its soil to be used against anyone
"We will not allow our soil to be used against anyone," Army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor was quoted as saying by the ARY News. "Pakistan will not be party to anyone or anything but will be a partner of peace and peace alone," he said quoting Prime Minister Imran Khan.
CAA made world aware of religious persecution in Pakistan: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said a section of the youth is being misguided about the Citizenship Amendment Act and asserted that it will not take away anybody's citizenship. Modi also said whoever has faith in India and believes in its Constitution can become an Indian citizen. Modi said that some people with political interests are deliberately spreading rumours about the new citizenship law.
India engages with Iran to keep Strait of Hormuz safe
Two-thirds of the oil and half the liquefied natural gas India imports come through the strait between Iran and Oman. As much as 18 million barrels of oil pass through the Strait of Hormuz every day, accounting for one-third of the global oil trade. A third of the world’s LNG trade also passes through the strait.
Home Ministry issues notification, CAA comes into effect
The Citizenship (Amendment) Act officially came into operation on Friday. However, the Centre is yet to frame rules for the Act.
Citizenship Amendment Act comes into effect from January 10
In a gazette notification, the Union home ministry said the act under which non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given Indian citizenship, will come into force from January 10.
SC issues notices on Centre's plea for transfer of anti-CAA pleas from different HCs to itself
A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant issued notices to all petitioners, seeking their replies, and slated the matter for further hearing on January 22 along with a slew of other anti-CAA petitions, already pending before the apex court.
Plea to declare CAA valid without hearing rejected
CJI SA Bobde refused to immediately hear a petition seeking to have the constitutionality of the Citizen's Amendment Act (CAA) upheld by the court, while observing that the "country is going through difficult times" and that everyone must try and promote peace instead of raking up such issues.
US strike kills Taliban splinter commander in Herat: officials
The commander, named as Mullah Nangyalay, was killed in Shindand district, close to the border with Iran, said Herat provincial governor's spokesman Jailani Farhad. A senior provincial police source said the airstrike had been carried out by a US drone.
Why speak only against Pak and not Afghanistan, Bangladesh: Congress' Meem Afzal asks PM Modi
Congress National Spokesperson Meem Afzal hits out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his ‘protest against Pakistan’ statement. He said that...
Uzbekistan keen to connect India via Afghanistan & Iran
The railway, almost 650 km in length, which will connect Mazar-e-Sharif and Herat cities and will later be extended to Kabul, is a major project agreed to by President Ashraf Ghani and President Mirziyoyev.
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