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Bihar polls: Yogi Adityanath rakes up Ram Mandir, J&K and Pakistan in rallies supporting Nitish Kumar
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Bihar polls: Yogi Adityanath rakes up Ram Mandir, J&K and Pakistan in rallies supporting Nitish Kumar

The BJP's star campaigner blazed through three Assembly segments with back-to-back rallies on the first day of his campaign in Bihar, commencing his speeches with roars of Vande Mataram and signing off with chants of Jai Shri Ram

US airlines operating in Pakistan airspace face risk from 'extremist activity', warns Federal Aviation Administration
India

US airlines operating in Pakistan airspace face risk from 'extremist activity', warns Federal Aviation Administration

US aviation regulator FAA on Thursday warned America's airlines and their pilots that there is risk involved in operating flights in Pakistan airspace due to "extremist or militant activity", according to an official document.

In months after Balakot airstrikes, 45-50 terrorists, including suicide bombers, underwent training at JeM camp there: Intelligence agencies
India

In months after Balakot airstrikes, 45-50 terrorists, including suicide bombers, underwent training at JeM camp there: Intelligence agencies

Eight months after IAF bombed the JeM terrorist camp in Balakot, intelligence agencies have received inputs that 45-50 hardcore terrorist including suicide bombers are being trained there.

'Statements by Congress leaders only strengthen Pakistan': Rajnath Singh defends shastra puja of Rafale jet at rally in Haryana's Karnal
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'Statements by Congress leaders only strengthen Pakistan': Rajnath Singh defends shastra puja of Rafale jet at rally in Haryana's Karnal

Rajnath Singh on Sunday chided the Congress over their criticism of the shashtra puja of Rafale fighter jet in France, saying that such statements 'only strengthens' Pakistan.

Rajnath Singh responds to Amarinder Singh's Punjab arms drop tweet, says Indian defence forces capable of 'combating, defeating' any challenge
India

Rajnath Singh responds to Amarinder Singh's Punjab arms drop tweet, says Indian defence forces capable of 'combating, defeating' any challenge

A day after Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah regarding allegedly Pakistan-origin drones delivering arms and ammunition across the border, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that the jawans of the Indian Army, Air Force, and Navy are capable of "combating and defeating" any challenge of national security.

Four IAF bases, including Pathankot, put on orange alert after intel agencies warn of Jaish-e-Mohammad attack
India

Four IAF bases, including Pathankot, put on orange alert after intel agencies warn of Jaish-e-Mohammad attack

IAF bases in Srinagar, Awantipora, Jammu, Pathankot, and Hindon have been put on high alert at orange level

500 militants in Pakistan waiting to sneak into Kashmir to create unrest, say sources; security forces on high alert along LoC
India

500 militants in Pakistan waiting to sneak into Kashmir to create unrest, say sources; security forces on high alert along LoC

Indian security forces have been given full freedom to effectively deal with any infiltration bid along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir following inputs that around 450-500 well-trained terrorists are waiting at terror launch pads.

Dilip Ghosh says BJP should conduct surgical strike on Jadavpur University to destroy 'anti-nationals'
Politics

Dilip Ghosh says BJP should conduct surgical strike on Jadavpur University to destroy 'anti-nationals'

Dilip Ghosh on Friday alleged that the Jadavpur University campus has become a hub of anti-nationals and communists and "our cadres" would conduct a Balakot-like surgical strike to destroy it.

After getting medical clearance, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flies sortie in MiG 21 with air chief BS Dhanoa
India

After getting medical clearance, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flies sortie in MiG 21 with air chief BS Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Monday flew a sortie in a MiG-21 fighter aircraft from the Pathankot Airbase

UN backs Priyanka Chopra on Pakistan row, says actress retains right to speak in personal capacity
Entertainment

UN backs Priyanka Chopra on Pakistan row, says actress retains right to speak in personal capacity

UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric shared her stance amid demands from a Pakistan minister that Priyanka Chopra be removed as UNICEF goodwill ambassador

After Kangana Ranaut, Ayushmann Khurrana backs Priyanka Chopra, calls her 'good representative of India'
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After Kangana Ranaut, Ayushmann Khurrana backs Priyanka Chopra, calls her 'good representative of India'

Ayushmann Khurrana has defended Priyanka Chopra who has been at the receiving end of the Pakistan human rights ministry demanding to remove her as the UN Goodwill Ambassador for Peace

Kangana Ranaut defends Priyanka Chopra in UN-Pakistan row: 'How many of us choose heart over mind everyday'
Entertainment

Kangana Ranaut defends Priyanka Chopra in UN-Pakistan row: 'How many of us choose heart over mind everyday'

Kangana Chopra has come out in Priyanka Chopra's support, who received flak for her tweet endorsing IAF airstrikes in Balakot, since she is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

Having called Pakistan's bluff, India must now make its own 'nuclear doctrine' more intimidating and relevant
India

Having called Pakistan's bluff, India must now make its own 'nuclear doctrine' more intimidating and relevant

India must also do everything to convince Pakistan that it also has a second-strike nuclear capability that would make the neighbour's first-strike far too risky to even contemplate.

Priyanka Chopra accused of 'encouraging nuclear war' by Pakistani fan; actress claims she's just 'patriotic'
Entertainment

Priyanka Chopra accused of 'encouraging nuclear war' by Pakistani fan; actress claims she's just 'patriotic'

Priyanka Chopra was asked by a fan whether she supported a war between India and Pakistan.

Rafale, Su-30MKI will be potent combination against enemies, says IAF Vice Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria
India

Rafale, Su-30MKI will be potent combination against enemies, says IAF Vice Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria

Once the French Rafale and the Russian Su-30MKI jets start operating jointly in the Indian Air Force (IAF), it will be a deadly combination and will make our enemies including Pakistan worried in case of any conflict, said Indian Air Force Vice Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria

Mike Pompeo arrives in India: Despite trade tensions, mixed signals from US, expect New Delhi to continue 'issue-based' policy
World

Mike Pompeo arrives in India: Despite trade tensions, mixed signals from US, expect New Delhi to continue 'issue-based' policy

Indian strategic circles are abuzz with speculation about the possible outcomes of the visit of US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, at a time when trade tensions with the US are hogging media headlines in New Delhi

Reality of Kashmir hits you once you visit state, at odds with TV-spun narrative; J&K misrule in ample evidence
India

Reality of Kashmir hits you once you visit state, at odds with TV-spun narrative; J&K misrule in ample evidence

It is always strange to visit Jammu and Kashmir because when you are away, you can get carried away by whatever narrative news channels spin, but the reality of the state and its people hits you in the face when you are actually there.

Pakistan extends airspace ban along eastern border with India till 28 June; sector between Delhi and Europe, US worst hit
India

Pakistan extends airspace ban along eastern border with India till 28 June; sector between Delhi and Europe, US worst hit

Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till 28 June, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority

SCO summit: Narendra Modi leaves for Kyrgyzstan for two-day meet in Bishkek; Imran Khan also expected to attend event
World

SCO summit: Narendra Modi leaves for Kyrgyzstan for two-day meet in Bishkek; Imran Khan also expected to attend event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on a two-day visit to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan on Thursday for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. India will hold bilateral meetings with Russia and China on the sidelines of the SCO summit at Bishkek. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will also be attending the summit.

Pakistan to wait for New Delhi's decision before taking call on lifting airspace ban, says no official communication with India yet
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Pakistan to wait for New Delhi's decision before taking call on lifting airspace ban, says no official communication with India yet

Pakistan said that there was no official communication with India about the opening of the airspace and Islamabad will wait for New Delhi's decision to lift the air restriction on its flights before taking a final call