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Haryana polls: Opposition's heartening performance should teach it not to lie down before the battle is over
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Haryana polls: Opposition's heartening performance should teach it not to lie down before the battle is over

The results of the Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra declared on Thursday threw up some pretty dramatic surprises

Twitter takes a dig at Vivek Oberoi for announcing film on Balakot air strikes; call it 'toughest time in Abhinandan's life'
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Twitter takes a dig at Vivek Oberoi for announcing film on Balakot air strikes; call it 'toughest time in Abhinandan's life'

After playing the role of Narendra Modi in the prime minister's biopic, Vivek Oberoi is all set to make a film on Balakot airstrike.

After PM Narendra Modi, Vivek Oberoi to make film on IAF's Balakot air strikes; project to roll by 2019 end
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After PM Narendra Modi, Vivek Oberoi to make film on IAF's Balakot air strikes; project to roll by 2019 end

Vivek Oberoi is all set to make a film on the Balakot air strikes, which will also include events such as release of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.

Army was prepared for conventional war with Pakistan after Pulwama terror attack, say sources
India

Army was prepared for conventional war with Pakistan after Pulwama terror attack, say sources

The Indian Air Force bombed terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed's (JeM) biggest training camp near Balakot on 26 February, in response to the Pulwama attack

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.

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to receive Vir Chakra on Independence Day; Yudh Seva Medal for Minty Agarwal
India

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to receive Vir Chakra on Independence Day; Yudh Seva Medal for Minty Agarwal

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, an Indian Air Force (IAF) officer, is to be awarded the Vir Chakra for shooting down a Pakistani F-16 during a dogfight over the Line of Control (LoC) on 27 February

Article 370 revoked: Pakistan’s overt and covert options against India on Kashmir are limited, ineffective and self-damaging
India

Article 370 revoked: Pakistan’s overt and covert options against India on Kashmir are limited, ineffective and self-damaging

Pakistan has no real or tangible leverage over India to force it to reverse its decision on revoking Article 370. What it can do, and will desperately try to do is to foment trouble inside Jammu and Kashmir

Deficit need not be a dirty word; Modi 2.0 should ease up on fiscal fetish to put economy back on the runway
Business

Deficit need not be a dirty word; Modi 2.0 should ease up on fiscal fetish to put economy back on the runway

It is time for Narendra Modi's government to act in the interest of the future of the economy and do some unconventional things

India's 'Cold Start' doctrine: Strategy evolved after 2001 Parliament attack; recent terror strikes underscore its significance
India

India's 'Cold Start' doctrine: Strategy evolved after 2001 Parliament attack; recent terror strikes underscore its significance

'Cold Start' is aimed at paralysing Pakistan's response as the battle groups are trained to enter the Pakistani territory within 72 to 96 hours from the time the order to mobilise is issued.

Integrated Battle Groups expected to be game changers for Indian Army, alter war strategy and allow for better mobilisation of troops
India

Integrated Battle Groups expected to be game changers for Indian Army, alter war strategy and allow for better mobilisation of troops

The Indian Army has decided to establish three new battle formations — Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) along the border with Pakistan by October and later along the China frontier.

From 'Main bhi chowkidar' to 'dictionary of love', how the BJP hijacked Opposition' slogans to its advantage
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From 'Main bhi chowkidar' to 'dictionary of love', how the BJP hijacked Opposition' slogans to its advantage

Many other statements by Opposition leaders also ended up helping the BJP as people found them to be in bad taste.

Opposition parties mock Narendra Modi for his 'cloud cover' remark on Balakot strikes, term comments 'ridiculous'
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Opposition parties mock Narendra Modi for his 'cloud cover' remark on Balakot strikes, term comments 'ridiculous'

Opposition parties, including the Congress, took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday over his remarks that cloud cover "helped" IAF planes.

Travels through the Hindi belt: Bihar's unemployed keep faith in Modi, mainly due to lack of credible Opposition
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Travels through the Hindi belt: Bihar's unemployed keep faith in Modi, mainly due to lack of credible Opposition

According to the Centre of Monitoring Indian Economy's report of December 2018, Bihar's overall unemployment rate is 10.9 percent, far above India's 6.8, as of 27 March

Poll officer dissented in EC decision to give clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah
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Poll officer dissented in EC decision to give clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah

The 'full commission' which takes such decisions comprises Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and fellow election commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra.

Manmohan Singh's mid-election claim on UPA-era surgical strikes defeats Congress' effort to corner BJP for 'politicising' Army
India

Manmohan Singh's mid-election claim on UPA-era surgical strikes defeats Congress' effort to corner BJP for 'politicising' Army

The Congress wishes us to believe that the Pakistanis on all six occasions were kind enough and accommodating enough to bear the brunt of the surgical strikes and that on each occasion Islamabad’s army generals philosophically decided to let it go

Pulwama attack a 'BJP conspiracy just like Godhra, claims ex-Gujarat CM Shankersinh Vaghela; alleges govt uses terrorism to win polls
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Pulwama attack a 'BJP conspiracy just like Godhra, claims ex-Gujarat CM Shankersinh Vaghela; alleges govt uses terrorism to win polls

Talking to media persons, the former Gujarat chief minister Shankersinh Vaghela said terrorism is used by the BJP government to win elections and a number of terrorist attacks have taken place in the last five years.

Turning India's nuclear doctrine into campaign rhetoric won't change strategy, but Narendra Modi must be wary of the risks
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Turning India's nuclear doctrine into campaign rhetoric won't change strategy, but Narendra Modi must be wary of the risks

It is interesting to note the context in which Modi picked up the topic of nuclear weapons. From the third phase onwards, the elections include much of Hindi heartland states where the BJP is expected to hold on to its 2014 gains if it harbours any chance of retaining power

Had warned Pakistan of ‘qatl ki raat’ if Abhinandan Varthaman was not returned, Narendra Modi says at rally in Gujarat's Patan
India

Had warned Pakistan of ‘qatl ki raat’ if Abhinandan Varthaman was not returned, Narendra Modi says at rally in Gujarat's Patan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he had warned Pakistan of consequences if it had not returned Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman

Narendra Modi in Bengal: 'Speedbreaker didi' losing sleep after first two phases of Lok Sabha polls in Bengal
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Narendra Modi in Bengal: 'Speedbreaker didi' losing sleep after first two phases of Lok Sabha polls in Bengal

Lashing out at TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said speedbreaker didi has lost her sleep after the first two phases of the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal.

Nirmala Sitharaman on Balakot: Pakistan mocking itself by taking journalists to madrassas India didn't even target
India

Nirmala Sitharaman on Balakot: Pakistan mocking itself by taking journalists to madrassas India didn't even target

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that onus to prove whether a terrorist camp was hit during the Balakot air strikes was on Pakistan.