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Why the world should applaud Pakistan for continuing to deny India's surgical strikes

Oct 01, 2016

Why the world should applaud Pakistan for continuing to deny India's surgical strikes

Apart from a small section of the media which still appears to be skeptical about the Wednesday night surgical strikes, the overwhelming feeling is that Pakistan's denial is an extension of its self-delusion. #India #Osama bin Laden #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Mullah Omar #Nawaz Sharif #Indian Army #Security Council #Maleeha Lodhi #Lt Gen Ranbir Singh #General Raheel Sharif #Operation Zarb-e-Azb #Gerard van Bohemen
Surgical strikes: Our dailies offered prudence, balanced caution and chest-thumping

Sep 30, 2016

Surgical strikes: Our dailies offered prudence, balanced caution and chest-thumping

Post the surgical strikes against Pakistan across the Line of Control (LoC), there is one similar theme running across the editorials published in newspapers on Friday — that of silent jubilation, if not effusive. #India #The Indian Express #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Nawaz Sharif #Indian Army #The Hindu #The Times of India #Hindustan Times #Mint #Uri Attack #surgical strikes
How Narendra Modi took off India's cap of 'strategic restraint' and placed it on Pakistan

Sep 30, 2016

How Narendra Modi took off India's cap of 'strategic restraint' and placed it on Pakistan

Modi has used military action and diplomatic overtures as complementary tools to coerce Pakistan and take away its bargaining chip. Onus is now on Islamabad. #United States #India #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Indian Army #Susan Rice #Ajit Doval #Uri Attack #surgical strikes
BK Bansal suicide and scourge of corruption: Are we serious about addressing real issues?

Sep 30, 2016

BK Bansal suicide and scourge of corruption: Are we serious about addressing real issues?

The news-reports of suicide committed by BK Bansal, an official in the corporate affairs ministry and his family members, following the raids and enquiries by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), have shocked the country. #Corruption #CBI #ConnectTheDots #Central Bureau of Investigation #CVC #Lok Pal #BK Bansal
The worst-kept secret about Abesh Dasgupta's death: Money and power silenced the truth

Sep 30, 2016

The worst-kept secret about Abesh Dasgupta's death: Money and power silenced the truth

The curious case of Abesh Dasgupta’s death has all but fallen off the map of Kolkata where many are now waiting eagerly to see #ConnectTheDots #Kolkata #Police #Mannan #Abesh Dasgupta #Abesh Dasgupta murder #Subhen Chatterjee
Surgical strikes against Pakistan along LoC show Indian govt has finally acted boldly

Sep 30, 2016

Surgical strikes against Pakistan along LoC show Indian govt has finally acted boldly

On Thursday morning, the Indian Army announced that it had conducted several strikes on terrorist camps across the Line of Control. According to the statement by the Director General for Military Operations, Lieutenant-General Ranbir Singh, operations took place in four sectors along the LoC — Bhimber, Hotspring, Kel and Lipa — at 12.30 am on 28 September and destroyed seven terrorist bases that were used to stage infiltrations into India #ConnectTheDots #Indian Army #PoK #UN Security Council #Foreign policy #India Pakistan relations #LoC #Ranbir Singh #S Jaishankar #covert operations #surgical strikes
Global cost of India-Pakistan nuclear war: 21 million dead, ozone layer destroyed and more

Sep 29, 2016

Global cost of India-Pakistan nuclear war: 21 million dead, ozone layer destroyed and more

If India and Pakistan fought a war detonating 100 nuclear warheads (around half of their combined arsenal), each equivalent to a 15-kiloton Hiroshima bomb, more than 21 million people will be directly killed, about half the world’s protective ozone layer would be destroyed, and a “nuclear winter” would cripple the monsoons and agriculture worldwide. #India #BJP #Pakistan #Subramanian Swamy #Bharatiya Janata Party #ConnectTheDots #Indian Army #Hiroshima #nuclear
Saamana cartoon shot Shiv Sena in the foot by hurting Maratha sentiments

Sep 29, 2016

Saamana cartoon shot Shiv Sena in the foot by hurting Maratha sentiments

The Shiv Sena scored a self-goal by publishing a cartoon that mocks the Maratha Muk (silent) Morcha at a time when the dominant caste of Marathas is up in arms over the most emotive issue of stern action against the rapist of a girl from the community #ConnectTheDots #Uddhav Thackeray #Bal Thackeray #Shiv Sena #Sanjay Raut #Cartoons #Saamana #Maratha community #Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil #Maratha agitation