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Inducting Rafale jets on time would have further tilted results of Balakot air strikes in India’s favour, says Air Chief Marshal
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Inducting Rafale jets on time would have further tilted results of Balakot air strikes in India’s favour, says Air Chief Marshal

Technology was on India's side in the Balakot air strikes, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said, asserting that the results would have been further tilted in the country's favour if Rafale jets were inducted in time

Pakistan allows journalists to access Balakot air strikes site, but visitors say informed assessment not possible
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Pakistan allows journalists to access Balakot air strikes site, but visitors say informed assessment not possible

Authorities in Pakistan on Wednesday allowed a group of journalists working for foreign news organisations, and foreign diplomats based in Islamabad, access to the site.

Opposition slams Imran Khan's remarks on BJP, says Pakistan has 'officially allied' with Narendra Modi
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Opposition slams Imran Khan's remarks on BJP, says Pakistan has 'officially allied' with Narendra Modi

During an interaction with a small group of foreign journalists in Islamabad, Imran Khan had said he believes there may be a better chance of peace talks with India and settling the Kashmir issue if Narendra Modi's party BJP wins the general elections

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Jobs crisis, farm distress, religion and caste key issues likely to affect poll outcome
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Jobs crisis, farm distress, religion and caste key issues likely to affect poll outcome

Narendra Modi’s BJP-led alliance will win a thin majority, opinion polls show, with its focus on national security trumping concerns over jobs and farm prices.

BJP will fall short of majority in Lok Sabha by five seats, support for party rose after Balakot air strikes: CVoter survey
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BJP will fall short of majority in Lok Sabha by five seats, support for party rose after Balakot air strikes: CVoter survey

Narendra Modi’s BJP-led alliance will be just a few seats short of a majority in the Lok Sabha, bolstered by a rise in nationalist sentiment over hostilities with Pakistan, a survey showed.

Narendra Modi campaigns in Saharanpur, Amroha, evokes national security, Muzaffarnagar riots
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Narendra Modi campaigns in Saharanpur, Amroha, evokes national security, Muzaffarnagar riots

Modi clearly is trying to give the elections an emotive turn – a nationalist pitch revolving around zero tolerance on national security and a fight against corruption.

From the 2014 OROP promise to the 2019 Balakot air strikes, the armed forces have always been brought into political warfare
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From the 2014 OROP promise to the 2019 Balakot air strikes, the armed forces have always been brought into political warfare

The worst attack on security personnel in decades, on 14 February at Pulwama, ended up not just opening up a fresh soft spot for the army in the minds of everyday television-consuming Indians but also setting the tone of the electoral campaigns in the Lok Sabha election.

Yogi Adityanath dismisses Congress manifesto as 'bundle of lies', attacks Opposition over handling of national security
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Yogi Adityanath dismisses Congress manifesto as 'bundle of lies', attacks Opposition over handling of national security

Adityanath said during the tenure of UPA from 2004-2014, several terror attacks were termed "Hindu terror". "Thousands of soldiers were injured in stone-pelting in Kashmir in this period," he claimed.

Abusing Narendra Modi on Balakot air strikes is almost like helping Pakistan, says PM at Main Bhi Chowkidar event
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Abusing Narendra Modi on Balakot air strikes is almost like helping Pakistan, says PM at Main Bhi Chowkidar event

Responding to a question from Mumbai on the Balakot air strikes, Narendra Modi said they were carried out by the country's security forces and not by him. Modi said he took the decision for the Indian Air Force (IAF) to conduct the air strikes as he thought that "the game" should be played from where terrorism is being remote-controlled.

'Pakistan in big trouble': Narendra Modi mocks Islamabad for denying presence of terror camps, Balakot air strike
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'Pakistan in big trouble': Narendra Modi mocks Islamabad for denying presence of terror camps, Balakot air strike

Narendra Modi said if Pakistan accepts India's airstrike in Balakot, it will put Islamabad in a dilemma as this admission will be confirmation of the presence of terrorist camps across the border

Narendra Modi on Balakot air strikes: 'Made decision as game must be played from where terror is controlled'
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Narendra Modi on Balakot air strikes: 'Made decision as game must be played from where terror is controlled'

The Indian strike on the JeM camp in Balakot came 12 days after the terror outfit claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama in which over 40 soldiers were killed.

Farooq Abdullah accuses Narendra Modi of using Pulwama attack to divert attention from farmers’ distress, unemployment
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Farooq Abdullah accuses Narendra Modi of using Pulwama attack to divert attention from farmers’ distress, unemployment

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which once had the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya as its main issue, has forgotten about it after the air strike carried out by the Indian Air Force (IAF) at terror launch pads in Pakistan.

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman returns to his squadron in Srinagar; medical board to review his fitness levels soon
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IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman returns to his squadron in Srinagar; medical board to review his fitness levels soon

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has gone back to his squadron in Srinagar though he is on a four-week sick leave

Nirmala Sitharaman castigates Opposition for questioning Balakot air strikes, says it was 'shocking conduct'
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Nirmala Sitharaman castigates Opposition for questioning Balakot air strikes, says it was 'shocking conduct'

Sitharaman also accused the previous Congress-led UPA government of not taking deterrent action following the 26 November, 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai.

Sam Pitroda ‘baffled’ at Narendra Modi’s response to question on Balakot airstrikes, says it shows ‘people react to trivial matters’
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Sam Pitroda ‘baffled’ at Narendra Modi’s response to question on Balakot airstrikes, says it shows ‘people react to trivial matters’

In an interview to ANI on Friday, Pitroda, also the chairman of Overseas Indian National Congress, had questioned the death toll in the air strike by the Indian Air Force in Pakistan in retaliation to the Pulwama terror attack.

Sam Pitroda's Mani Shankar Aiyar moment indicates Congress has conceded nationalism space to BJP
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Sam Pitroda's Mani Shankar Aiyar moment indicates Congress has conceded nationalism space to BJP

If Sam Pitroda, the Congress' overseas wing chief, still doesn't get what the controversy over his remarks is, then one really can't say much.

Subhas Chandra Bose's kin named BJP candidate: Move underlines party's tactical plan to appropriate aggressive nationalism
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Subhas Chandra Bose's kin named BJP candidate: Move underlines party's tactical plan to appropriate aggressive nationalism

Subhas Chandra Bose's grand-nephew, Chandra Kumar Bose, was named the BJP candidate to fight the South Kolkata seat, a seat of immense pride and prestige in West Bengal. By doing so, the saffron party has further underlined its tactical plan to lay claim and appropriate the legacies of leaders who exhibited an aggressive brand of nationalism. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Lal Bahadur Shastri and now Subhas Chandra Bose form part of the plan

India lose Junior Davis Cup, Fed Cup hosting rights as a result of Pakistan's closure of air space following Balakot strikes
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India lose Junior Davis Cup, Fed Cup hosting rights as a result of Pakistan's closure of air space following Balakot strikes

The closure of Pakistan's air space following the Balakot air strikes has resulted in India losing the hosting rights of the junior Davis Cup and Fed Cup.

Lok Sabha election 2019: While BJP cranks up campaign machine, Congress' search for poll ammo continues
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Lok Sabha election 2019: While BJP cranks up campaign machine, Congress' search for poll ammo continues

The BJP has a clear head start. This might prove critical in the upcoming long-drawn campaign. Here are a few points where it has advantage over the Congress.

Unreleased satellite images of Balakot JeM camp shows latest evidence of IAF airstrike with holes on rooftops, reports NDTV
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Unreleased satellite images of Balakot JeM camp shows latest evidence of IAF airstrike with holes on rooftops, reports NDTV

Unreleased high-resolution satellite image of Balakot Jaish-e-Mohammed camp, accessed by NDTV, seems to substantiates Indian claim that the Indian Air Force's laser guided bombs did hit the target during 26 February air strike