Covert Operations News
Acts of State terrorism by a racist regime being justified: Iran Embassy on Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassination
'Iran is a responsible member of IAEA as well as the NPT which has committed itself to peaceful use of nuclear technology,' writes its embassy in India
Home ministry plans legislative amendments to enable covert ops by law enforcement agencies in cyberspace
The government is planning to extend immunity to law enforcement agencies operatives to launch covert action against criminal gangs threatening the cyber landscape
If Defence Minister Manohar Prabhu Parrikar is to be believed, nothing prepares you better to dealing with India's enemy than a few years at a neighbourhood shakha.
This week — as indeed the tail-end of the last one — has been all about the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army's Special Forces across the LoC in the early hours of 29 September
Worried that the successful offensive against Pakistan may give Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party an electoral boost in the upcoming Assembly polls, an assortment of Indian political leaders — from Arvind Kejriwal, P Chidambaram, Sanjay Nirupam to even Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tejashwi — have accused the BJP of trying to gain political mileage out of the strike
So, what if Sanjay Nirupam, Arvind Kejriwal or any 'aam aadmi' raises questions on the surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army on 29 September?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was quite committed to his peace initiatives with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. He had carefully and personally choreographed the same over 30 months and had good reasons to believe he was making contact. So what snapped?
Haven’t you noticed that, besides being a terror exporter, Pakistan has no recognisable structure, either that of a classic democracy or typical authoritarianism?
Expectedly, Pakistan has mounted a massive campaign of disinformation against the surgical strikes in PoK by India on 28 September
In the coming days, Pakistan's generals will certainly be rethinking their terrorism strategy against India
The words spoken in the ear of Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Lahore exactly 11 months ago must be resonating rather loudly now
There is a broad consensus after Thursday morning's daring surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads across the LoC by Indian Special Forces that we are on the cusp of a new dynamic between India and Pakistan
On Thursday morning, the Indian Army announced that it had conducted several strikes on terrorist camps across the Line of Control. According to the statement by the Director General for Military Operations, Lieutenant-General Ranbir Singh, operations took place in four sectors along the LoC — Bhimber, Hotspring, Kel and Lipa — at 12.30 am on 28 September and destroyed seven terrorist bases that were used to stage infiltrations into India
Multiple strikes by Indian Special Forces on Pakistan’s terrorist launch pads-cum-terrorist camps on night of 28 September should have deflated some of the putrid gas because of which Pakistani leaders and their army have been strutting around making wild statements
Doval part of covert op to kill Dawood in 2005: Shocking revelations by BJP MP put Modi government in fix
Singh, during an interview, said that only if India launches a covert operation it can bring back Dawood Ibrahim who has been on top of India's most wanted list.
BJP leader, Arun Jaitley, has said that the vulnerable security situation in India makes it necessary for intelligence agencies to indulge in larger covert operations for larger public interest. And a rule of government in a security scenario is that there is a deniablility element — you don't speak about them, you don't own them up. The government had no reason to leak out information about the army's covert operations, Jaitley told CNN-IBN's Rajdeep Sardesai.