Research Fellow at the Indian Council of World Affairs, New Delhi

Contributions 
Biden’s Afghanistan Dilemma: Withdraw or not to Withdraw Troops without a Peace Deal February 2021 marked exactly one year since United States (US) and the Taliban signed “The Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan”, in a bid to end decades of war in the country. One of the key features of the agreement reached by the former...

Where do the Afghanistan-Taliban Peace Talks Stand? Nearly two decades after the US-led military intervention in October 2001 toppled the Taliban, Washington was compelled to sign a ‘peace agreement’ with its nemesis. One of the most critical aspects of the agreement was to get the Afghan governme...

What does a Seat in the UN's Commission on Women mean for Afghan Women? For the first time, Afghanistan has secured a seat in the UN Commission on Status of Women (CSW) for a four year term.1 India was the other country to have secured a seat for the 2012-2025 term. The CSW is a pivotal international intergov...

Pursuit of ‘Peace’ brings some of the last Hindus and Sikhs of Afghanistan to India On 26th July, 11 members of the Hindu and Sikh communities of Afghanistan reached New Delhi after being granted priority visas by the Indian Embassy in Kabul.1 In the light of decades of persecution and the relentless attacks in the recent...

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