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Arun Jaitley castigates Opposition over response to Balakot strikes, alleges they became 'weapons in the hands of Pakistan'
Politics

Arun Jaitley castigates Opposition over response to Balakot strikes, alleges they became 'weapons in the hands of Pakistan'

Speaking on the LS election, Jaitley insisted that people would decide for themselves who they should vote for and cited the example of the 2014 election.

Month on from Pulwama terror attack: From death of 42 CRPF jawans, IAF air strikes in Balakot to Abhinandan's release, a timeline of events
India

Month on from Pulwama terror attack: From death of 42 CRPF jawans, IAF air strikes in Balakot to Abhinandan's release, a timeline of events

The terror attack in Pulwama killed at least 42 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force, and was followed by several occurrences that are unlikely to be forgotten by anyone in either India or Pakistan soon. Some of these brought back decades old conversations while others left the average Indian with brand new problems to handle.

India knows identity of Pakistani F-16 pilot who died, Nirmala Sitharaman tells India Today, confirms Firstpost report that he was beaten by Pakistan locals
India

India knows identity of Pakistani F-16 pilot who died, Nirmala Sitharaman tells India Today, confirms Firstpost report that he was beaten by Pakistan locals

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday that India knows the identity of the deceased Pakistani pilot whose F-16 was downed by Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's MiG-21.

'Linking terror with votes is dangerous,' writes Arun Jaitley on 'Agenda 2019' and 'The Modi Doctrine' on national security
Politics

'Linking terror with votes is dangerous,' writes Arun Jaitley on 'Agenda 2019' and 'The Modi Doctrine' on national security

Arun Jaitley addresses the issue of linking the battle against terrorism with vote banks, which he terms dangerous. He has further talked about how Modi is treading on the Kashmir issue and the impact of Pulwama terror attack and the subsequent IAF air strikes in Balakot on the people.

BJP will use leaflets to ask people whether they will vote for parties questioning Balakot air strikes: Sushma Swaraj
India

BJP will use leaflets to ask people whether they will vote for parties questioning Balakot air strikes: Sushma Swaraj

The BJP will use leaflets to ask people whether they would vote for parties that questioned the valour of the country's armed forces in connection with the February 26 air strike and the aerial engagement with Pakistan fighter jets the next day.

Pakistan violates ceasefire at four locations along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, targets army posts, villages
India

Pakistan violates ceasefire at four locations along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, targets army posts, villages

Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violations targeting forward posts and villages at four places along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district

Pakistan denies journalists access to JeM madrasa in Balakot targeted in IAF strikes, claims air attacks caused no damage
World

Pakistan denies journalists access to JeM madrasa in Balakot targeted in IAF strikes, claims air attacks caused no damage

The Pakistan security officials guarding the way to the site cited “security concerns” for denying access. They stuck to the Pakistani government’s position ever since the Indian attack on 26 February that no damage was caused to any buildings and there was no loss of life.

Election Commission asks political parties to 'desist from displaying photographs of defence personnel'
India

Election Commission asks political parties to 'desist from displaying photographs of defence personnel'

The Election Commission on Saturday asked political parties to "desist from displaying photographs of defence personnel".

MNS chief Raj Thackeray says another 'Pulwama-like strike' may occur ahead of Lok Sabha elections
Politics

MNS chief Raj Thackeray says another 'Pulwama-like strike' may occur ahead of Lok Sabha elections

Raj Thackeray also slammed Narendra Modi's statement that the presence of Rafale jets could have added more firepower to the 26 February raids

Bihar Congress leader quits over party's demand for proof of Balakot air strikes
Politics

Bihar Congress leader quits over party's demand for proof of Balakot air strikes

In what could be seen as a jolt to Bihar Congress ahead of the parliamentary election, senior leader and spokesman Binod Sharma resigned.

Balakot strike did not yield desired results as violence still continues in Jammu and Kashmir, says Praveen Togadia
Politics

Balakot strike did not yield desired results as violence still continues in Jammu and Kashmir, says Praveen Togadia

Without naming then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the Hindutva leader praised the country's leadership during the 1971 Indo-Pak war, which led to the creation of Bangladesh.

IAF's radar, satellite images of Balakot strikes show 'significant damage' to JeM camp, say defence sources
India

IAF's radar, satellite images of Balakot strikes show 'significant damage' to JeM camp, say defence sources

IAF has given the government radar and satellite images showing bombing of the "intended targets" at the JeM terrorist training camp in Pakistan's Balakot and "causing significant damage" to it, sources in the security establishment said on Wednesday.

China sends vice-foreign minister to Pakistan to discuss tension with India, says Islamabad making anti-terrorism efforts
World

China sends vice-foreign minister to Pakistan to discuss tension with India, says Islamabad making anti-terrorism efforts

China said on Wednesday that it has despatched Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou to Islamabad to discuss the India-Pakistan tensions following the Pulwama terrorist attack.

'Don't count mosquitoes killed': VK Singh takes a dig at Opposition for questioning casualties in IAF's Balakot air strikes
India

'Don't count mosquitoes killed': VK Singh takes a dig at Opposition for questioning casualties in IAF's Balakot air strikes

Opposition leaders have been prodding the government to reveal an official toll in the Balakot air strikes, amid international media reports questioning the impact of the IAF operation.

US 'very closely' following reports of F-16 misuse by Pakistan in 27 Feb strike on India, says top state dept official
World

US 'very closely' following reports of F-16 misuse by Pakistan in 27 Feb strike on India, says top state dept official

The US is ‘very closely’ following reports which have claimed that Pakistan misused American-made F-16 fighter jets against India, an official said

‘All options’ available in case of another terror strike, say govt officials; evidence of F-16 use by Pak shared with US
India

‘All options’ available in case of another terror strike, say govt officials; evidence of F-16 use by Pak shared with US

India will have ‘all options’ available in case there is another terror strike, official sources said, maintaining that the government will insist on concrete steps by Pakistan to counter terror

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.

Daily Bulletin: Politics rages over Balakot air strikes; Rajeev Saxena to record confession in AugustaWestland case; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Politics rages over Balakot air strikes; Rajeev Saxena to record confession in AugustaWestland case; day's top stories

Day's top stories: Politics rages over the casualty figure of the Balakot air strike; Rajeev Saxena who was extradited from the UAE is set to record a key statement in AugustaWestland case; India looks for a second victory against Australia in the ODI series; and more.

Pakistan may not oppose listing of JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist by UNSC, hints foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi
India

Pakistan may not oppose listing of JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist by UNSC, hints foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi hinted that Islamabad may not oppose a joint move by France, Britain and the US in the UNSC to list Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group's chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist

BCCI's Amitabh Choudhary distances himself from letter to ICC on boycotting Pakistan in World Cup, says he didn't write it
First Cricket News

BCCI's Amitabh Choudhary distances himself from letter to ICC on boycotting Pakistan in World Cup, says he didn't write it

Indian cricket board's acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary on Monday washed his hands off the BCCI letter that urged the ICC and its member nations to sever ties with countries which harbour terror.