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Apr 22, 2019
Gujarat more audience of war than participant? State has high nationalistic fervour, but ranks low on army recruitmentThe recruitment of Gujaratis in the army is significantly low. Between 2015 and 2018, Gujarat, including Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, sent just 3,199 men to the army.
Apr 13, 2019
Imran Khan on sticky wicket: Pakistan PM's offer of peace talks on Kashmir with India draws jihadists' ireImran Khan’s views have been consistent since 2011, when he called for putting Kashmir on the backburner till bilateral relations are improved
Apr 10, 2019
Imran Khan's 'endorsement' of Narendra Modi nothing but a gambit to gain ground in Jammu and KashmirIn making this statement on the BJP, Imran Khan was merely making public what had been privately said for years.
Apr 09, 2019
Balakot airstrikes and aftermath: Strange to see Pakistan's obfuscations given more credence than IAF evidenceThe Balakot airstrikes and the aftermath occurred at a sensitive time when India was getting ready to hold its general elections for the Lok Sabha where Prime minister Narendra Modi is seeking a return mandate
Apr 07, 2019
Pakistan claims India planning another attack in April; Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Islamabad has intel on offensiveHe did not elaborate on what evidence Pakistan had or how he could be so specific with the timing, but he said Prime Minister Imran Khan had agreed to share the information with the country.
Mar 30, 2019
Balakot strikes show importance of timely defence acquisition; IAF must make requirements clear to CentreWith the Balakot attack, an important red line has been crossed, and the nature of future threats – and opportunities – is yet uncertain.
Mar 08, 2019
Between Doka La standoff and Balakot strikes, here's how India lost the plot in its communication strategyIndia’s ability to set the narrative and achieve consistency in messaging post Balakot seems to have nosedived compared to its performance during the Doka La stand-off with China.
Mar 07, 2019
Balakot strikes: Releasing 'proof' could compromise national security, Centre should resist Opposition pressureThe Opposition is clamouring for “proof” of the Balakot precision air strikes. This pressure on the government is likely to increase as the poll dates draw near and campaign begins in earnest
Mar 06, 2019
Satellite images from Balakot make India's 'many casualties' claim look dubious, JeM site appears intact: ReutersA senior researcher who also analyses satellite images, said weapons that India claimed to have used would have caused obvious damage to JeM structures. But no such visible damage can be observed in images.
Mar 05, 2019
Foreign secretary's statement on Balakot strike is govt's official stand, clarifies Nirmala Sitharaman; stays mum on exact tollDefence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that the Balakot airstrike, where the Indian Air Force targeted and destroyed a JeM camp in Pakistan last week, was "not a military action" as there was no damage to civilians