PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday accused the BJP of playing politics over the issues of Taliban, Afghanistan and Pakistan to..
Islamist organization in Afghanistan (founded 1994)
The Taliban is a Deobandi Islamist religious and political movement and military organization in Afghanistan. Currently one of two entities claiming to be the legitimate government of Afghanistan, alongside the internationally recognized Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Taliban maintain de facto control over the country. The Taliban's ideology has been described as combining an "innovative" form of Sharia Islamic law based on Deobandi fundamentalism and militant Islamism, combined with Pashtun social and cultural norms known as Pashtunwali, as most Taliban are Pashtun tribesmen. The group is internally funded by its activities in the illegal drug trade by producing and trafficking narcotics such as heroin, extortion, and kidnap and ransom. They also seized control of mining operations in the mid 2010s which were illegal under the previous government.
Taliban media coverage
The Taliban ordered boys and male teachers to return to secondary schools on Saturday but made no mention of girls. The ministry..