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Anti-Pakistan wave helps Modi salvage some rural votes, but farmers still angry about misery of past five years
India

Anti-Pakistan wave helps Modi salvage some rural votes, but farmers still angry about misery of past five years

Bleeding support in the countryside because of falling farm incomes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi could still persuade just enough rural voters to give him a second term after ordering an air strike inside Pakistan last month.

Pakistani F-16s fired four to five AMRAAMs at Indian jets in 27 Feb dogfight; India hunting for debris of missiles: ANI
India

Pakistani F-16s fired four to five AMRAAMs at Indian jets in 27 Feb dogfight; India hunting for debris of missiles: ANI

Pakistani fighter pilots flying their F-16 combat aircraft had fired four to five American AMRAAMs (AIM-120 advanced medium-range air-to-air missile) from a distance of 40 to 50 kilometres at the Indian aircraft, including the Su-30 and the MiG-21 Bison.

Those focusing on Balakot body count need reality check; time to leverage air attacks for diplomatic advantage
India

Those focusing on Balakot body count need reality check; time to leverage air attacks for diplomatic advantage

Unsurprisingly, Indian media, politicians and strategists are engaged in a shrill debate on whether the IAF air strikes in Pakistan's Balakot managed to do any serious damage.

Post Pulwama attack, IAF tweaked planned Vayu Shakti exercise in Pokhran on hints from govt for cross-LoC strikes
India

Post Pulwama attack, IAF tweaked planned Vayu Shakti exercise in Pokhran on hints from govt for cross-LoC strikes

The IAF made certain changes to the day-night exercise in Rajasthan's Pokhran desert close to the Pakistan border on 16 February after the Pulwama attack, while the government considered an air strike option across the LoC.

Toll in Balakot air strike: From SS Ahluwalia to Amit Shah, what BJP leaders have said so far
Politics

Toll in Balakot air strike: From SS Ahluwalia to Amit Shah, what BJP leaders have said so far

Union minister SS Ahluwalia said on Saturday that neither Modi nor BJP president Amit Shah ever claimed that the air strikes killed over 300 terrorists. Amid the demands for proof of the air strikes, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley refused to give numbers for the toll and said on Saturday "no security agencies ever share operational details".

Amit Shah claims over 250 terrorists killed in Balakot air strike: BJP chief says Opposition's 'proof, probe' talk made Pakistan smile
Politics

Amit Shah claims over 250 terrorists killed in Balakot air strike: BJP chief says Opposition's 'proof, probe' talk made Pakistan smile

Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah hit out at the Opposition parties, alleging that they "raised doubts" on the courage of the Armed Forces and their demand for proof of the IAF air strike brought a "smile on Pakistan's face"

'Titanic win for India, biggest diplomatic victory': Jingoism floods Twitter after Pakistan decides to release IAF pilot Abhinandan
India

'Titanic win for India, biggest diplomatic victory': Jingoism floods Twitter after Pakistan decides to release IAF pilot Abhinandan

Since Tuesday, when India and Pakistan got into an air battle leading to the subsequent capturing of IAF wing commander Abhinandan in the Pakistani territory, rapid developments have served as fodder to netizens and news consumers. The latest major development came on Thursday when Islamabad said that it will release Abhinandan on Friday as a goodwill gesture.

US tells Pakistan it must abide by UNSC commitments to deny terrorists safe haven, block access to funds
India

US tells Pakistan it must abide by UNSC commitments to deny terrorists safe haven, block access to funds

The United States has asked Pakistan to abide by its UN Security Council commitments to deny terrorists safe haven and block their access to funds.

Pakistan airspace to remain closed indefinitely to both domestic, international flights amid tensions with India
World

Pakistan airspace to remain closed indefinitely to both domestic, international flights amid tensions with India

Amid tensions with Pakistan, flight operations across eight airports in India — Amritsar, Pathankot, Srinagar, Jammu, Shimla, Dharamshala, Kullu and Leh — were shut briefly on Wednesday.

Pakistan says it has IAF pilot in custody after India foils PAF bid to target military installations; New Delhi demands 'safe return'
India

Pakistan says it has IAF pilot in custody after India foils PAF bid to target military installations; New Delhi demands 'safe return'

A day after India said it bombed Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest training camp in Pakistan, the tensions between the two countries further escalated on Wednesday after Islamabad launched retaliatory strikes and claimed it had one Indian Armed Forces (IAF) pilot in its custody.

Pakistan fighter jets drop bombs in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri sector; no casualties reported
India

Pakistan fighter jets drop bombs in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri sector; no casualties reported

Pakistan jets reportedly violated Indian air space in Rajouri sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday and dropped bombs on their way out

Pakistan claims to have shot down 2 IAF aircraft, arrested one Indian pilot; says 'purpose was to demonstrate right to defend self'
India

Pakistan claims to have shot down 2 IAF aircraft, arrested one Indian pilot; says 'purpose was to demonstrate right to defend self'

Reports had said that in retaliation to Tuesday's airstrike, Pakistani jets had violated the Indian airspace in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri sectors.

Pakistan troops shell Indian Army posts in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri; no casualties reported so far
India

Pakistan troops shell Indian Army posts in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri; no casualties reported so far

A day after Indian Air Force strikes on JeM training camps, Pakistan troops on Wednesday intensely shelled Indian posts in Uri Sector of Jammu and Kashmir

After IAF air strikes on JeM terror camps in Pakistan, it's business as usual for US politicos while foreign policy wonks go all in
World

After IAF air strikes on JeM terror camps in Pakistan, it's business as usual for US politicos while foreign policy wonks go all in

In Washington DC, it's business as usual in reaction to India's 3:30 am airstrikes on 26 February against terrorist training camps in Pakistan's Balakot which came in retaliation for the Pulwama attack on 14 February. The American capital's politicos busied themselves for multiple headline grabbing events that will unravel this week.

Sensex ends 240 points lower to close at 35,974 on rising India-Pakistan tension, Nifty falls 45 points
Business

Sensex ends 240 points lower to close at 35,974 on rising India-Pakistan tension, Nifty falls 45 points

The benchmark BSE Sensex on Tuesday ended 240 points lower as investor sentiment weakened after the India carried out air strikes on a terrorist camp in Pakistan

Narendra Modi makes indirect reference to air strikes at Gandhi Peace Prize event; tells audience he was ‘busy’ with ‘other work’
India

Narendra Modi makes indirect reference to air strikes at Gandhi Peace Prize event; tells audience he was ‘busy’ with ‘other work’

Narendra Modi made an indirect reference to the IAF strikes during the Gandhi Peace Awards, apologising for being late as he was ‘busy’ with ‘some other work’

Pakistan foreign minister convenes emergency meeting after Indian Air Force operation across LoC
World

Pakistan foreign minister convenes emergency meeting after Indian Air Force operation across LoC

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called an emergency meeting after India carried out air strikes across the LoC and destroyed terror camps

Afghanistan: National security forces kill 57 insurgents in 24 hours; eight others injured in ground and air strikes
World

Afghanistan: National security forces kill 57 insurgents in 24 hours; eight others injured in ground and air strikes

The Afghanistan MoD further stated that enemy shelters and weapons were also destroyed during air strikes conducted in the province of Farah. The ministry, however, abstained from providing details on civilian or security force casualties.