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'Legs shaking' at high-level Pakistan meet over Abhinandan Varthaman, claims PML-N leader
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'Legs shaking' at high-level Pakistan meet over Abhinandan Varthaman, claims PML-N leader

Pakistan Opposition leader Sardar Ayaz Sadiq claimed that Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi pleaded for Varthaman's release, stating that India was ready to launch an attack

'Ask the analysts': S Jaishankar rebuts Rahul Gandhi's criticism of India's foreign policy, economy on Twitter
India

'Ask the analysts': S Jaishankar rebuts Rahul Gandhi's criticism of India's foreign policy, economy on Twitter

Rahul Gandhi alleged that under the Modi dispensation India has been "disturbed and disrupted" with regard to its foreign policy and economy

IAF officer Minty Agarwal who provided Abhinandan Varthaman air support during 27 Feb dogfight becomes first woman to get Yudh Seva medal
India

IAF officer Minty Agarwal who provided Abhinandan Varthaman air support during 27 Feb dogfight becomes first woman to get Yudh Seva medal

IAF Squadron Leader Minty Agarwal, the first woman who has been awarded the Yudh Seva Medal, on Thursday said that she witnessed Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shooting down a Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft during a dogfight on 27 February

Abhinandan Varthaman to get Vir Chakra; five pilots who took part in Balakot air strike also to be awarded, says defence ministry
India

Abhinandan Varthaman to get Vir Chakra; five pilots who took part in Balakot air strike also to be awarded, says defence ministry

At least five Indian Air Force pilots — who were part of the mission to strike a Jaish-e-Mohammad camp inside Pakistan — and Minty Agarwal, a lady officer who played a key role as flight controller during the Pakistani retaliation, were also among the list of military awardees.

Ajit Doval becomes first NSA to be appointed for two consecutive terms, elevated to Cabinet minister rank
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Ajit Doval becomes first NSA to be appointed for two consecutive terms, elevated to Cabinet minister rank

Ajit Doval began his second term as the National Security Advisor with an elevated stature equivalent to that of a Union Cabinet minister

Multiple surgical strikes done during UPA tenure, but never had to hide behind army's valour, says Manmohan Singh
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Multiple surgical strikes done during UPA tenure, but never had to hide behind army's valour, says Manmohan Singh

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh has said that the Narendra Modi government has publicised surgical strikes in an effort to draw attention away from its many failures.

Neither NDA nor UPA will form govt in 2019, there's hope and scope for Federal Front: Mamata Banerjee tells News18
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Neither NDA nor UPA will form govt in 2019, there's hope and scope for Federal Front: Mamata Banerjee tells News18

Speaking to News18 in an exclusive interview Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee hit out at Narendra Modi's brand of divisive politics and claimed that she had excellent relations with regional leaders across India.

Narendra Modi in Amreli: Sardar Patel's stature so tall that you don't have to try too hard to make others look smaller
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Narendra Modi in Amreli: Sardar Patel's stature so tall that you don't have to try too hard to make others look smaller

The 'Statue of Unity', dedicated to Sardar Patel, was unveiled by Modi on 31 October 2018 at Sadhu Bet island on Narmada river. The 182-metre tall statue was built at a cost of Rs 2,389 crore

PM's defence of AFSPA in J&K scores points with troops, but law's efficacy in protecting soldiers remains in question
India

PM's defence of AFSPA in J&K scores points with troops, but law's efficacy in protecting soldiers remains in question

How effective is the AFSPA in its current form? Does it give cover to our soldiers? This question demands an answer beyond the BJP-Congress rhetoric.

Kashmiri journalists claim to be caught in crossfire between Indian govt and militant groups, say they've 'become punching bag'
India

Kashmiri journalists claim to be caught in crossfire between Indian govt and militant groups, say they've 'become punching bag'

The present situation is the most dangerous and difficult for journalists in decades, according to dozens of journalists in Kashmir

Narendra Modi's News18 interview: PM defends demonetisation, castigates Congress, welcomes first-time voters; key highlights
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Narendra Modi's News18 interview: PM defends demonetisation, castigates Congress, welcomes first-time voters; key highlights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended demonetisation, castigated the Congress and welcomed first-time voters in an interview with News18 just days ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

Full transcript of Narendra Modi's News18 interview: I'm a chowkidar, won't let anyone steal India's wealth, says PM
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Full transcript of Narendra Modi's News18 interview: I'm a chowkidar, won't let anyone steal India's wealth, says PM

In an exclusive interview to News18, Narendra Modi spoke about a host of issues in the news ahead of the Lok Sabha polls — from demonetisation, the nationalism debate, Article 370 and the Rafale deal.

Narendra Modi Interview to News18 Updates: Demonetisation was needed to speed up formalisation of economy, says PM
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Narendra Modi Interview to News18 Updates: Demonetisation was needed to speed up formalisation of economy, says PM

With the Lok Sabha Election right around the corner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave an exclusive interview to Network 18 group editor-in-chief Rahul Joshi

Pakistan army refuses to accept India's radar images as proof that IAF downed F-16, maintains PAF shot down 2 Indian jets
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Pakistan army refuses to accept India's radar images as proof that IAF downed F-16, maintains PAF shot down 2 Indian jets

The Pakistan Army on Monday said India has failed to provide any evidence of downing a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet during the 27 February aerial combat over Nowshera in Jammu and Kashmir, despite claiming that it has proof of the incident.

Narendra Modi to News18: Removing AFSPA in Kashmir is like sending our soldiers to the gallows, I'll never allow it
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Narendra Modi to News18: Removing AFSPA in Kashmir is like sending our soldiers to the gallows, I'll never allow it

In an exclusive interview to Network18, Prime Minister Narendra Modi summarily dismissed any talk of repealing the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Kashmir, likening its removal to sending soldiers to the gallows.

Farooq Abdullah accuses Narendra Modi govt of ‘lying’ about shooting down Pakistan’s F-16 during IAF strikes in Balakot
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Farooq Abdullah accuses Narendra Modi govt of ‘lying’ about shooting down Pakistan’s F-16 during IAF strikes in Balakot

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah has accused the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government of "lying" to the nation on the Balakot air strike and shooting down of a Pakistani F-16 in the aerial dogfight between the IAF and the PAF.

India's claim it downed Pakistan's F-16 undermined: US media report says no F-16s were missing
India

India's claim it downed Pakistan's F-16 undermined: US media report says no F-16s were missing

A US count of the F-16s with Pakistan has found that none of them are "missing" and all the fighter planes were "present and accounted for", according to a report in a prominent American magazine

Beijing's white paper aimed at preventing revival of Tibet issue, keeping human rights violations by China under wraps
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Beijing's white paper aimed at preventing revival of Tibet issue, keeping human rights violations by China under wraps

Beijing's latest self-congratulatory document, Democratic Reform in Tibet — 60 Years On, is an attempt to arrest not just the revival of global interest on Tibet issue but also dismiss Dalai Lama's latest assertions that the next Buddha reincarnation may be found in India

Pakistan changes stance on air engagement with India, says F-16s might have been used to hit Indian aircraft after initial denial
India

Pakistan changes stance on air engagement with India, says F-16s might have been used to hit Indian aircraft after initial denial

Pakistan on Monday for the first time indicated that F-16s might have been used to hit Indian fighter jets during the aerial combat on 27 February and said Islamabad retains the right to use anything and everything in its self defence

IAF Sukhoi-30 fighter jets push drone spotted along India-Pakistan border back into neighbouring country
India

IAF Sukhoi-30 fighter jets push drone spotted along India-Pakistan border back into neighbouring country

The Indian Air Force scrambled two Sukhoi-30 fighter jets after sighting a Pakistani drone along the Indo-Pak border in Punjab, official sources said