After IAF air strikes in Balakot, Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal cried like they lost their cousins, says Amit Shah
There was mourning in two places - one in Rahul Gandhi's office and another at Kejriwal's office in Delhi. They were crying profusely. Were the deceased terrorists (in Balakot) your cousins?" Shah said while addressing a public rally.
'Is Congress and JD(S)' vote bank in Bagalkot or Balakot,' asks Narendra Modi as he appeals to people to not instal a 'helpless' PM
Modi took on Kumaraswamy for saying the matter of airstrike on terror camps in Pakistan in Balakot should not be over publicised "fearing the vote bank would get angry." "Now tell me, Where is Congress and the JD(S) vote bank? Is it in Bagalkot or Balakot? This Congress-JD(S) has to decide," the prime minister said.
BJP's nationalism pitch is not without reason; shift in electoral discourse has buoyed ruling party's appeal over Opposition's
BJP chief Amit Shah's comment at Agenda India 2019 that “every election should be fought on nationalism” is indicative of his thought process, and the shift in popular mood after the Pulwama terror attack and the IAF air strike in Balakot, Pakistan
#JantaMaafNahiKaregi: Shame, tweets Narendra Modi, BJP leaders after Sam Pitroda's 'can't blame all of Pakistan' remark
Narendra Modi in a series of tweets said that Sam Pitroda's comments have made it clear that Congress has not been willing to respond to terror forces. He said this after Pitroda questioned the death toll in the airstrike conducted by the IAF in Pakistan on 26 February.
Air India to suspend Delhi-Madrid, Delhi-Birmingham flights from 16 March; says operational reasons behind move
As Pakistan has kept its airspace closed since 26 February due to the Balakot air strike by IAF, Air India's expenditure on flights to Europe and the US have significantly increased.
Congress switches poll focus to unemployment, Rafale to prevent BJP from creating patriotism hype over Balakot
After a few blundering speeches by the likes of Digvijaya Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Grand Old Party has now switched its campaign focus back to economic and social issues such as jobs
UN chief spoke with officials from India and Pakistan, not PMs on rising tensions between countries, says report
UN chief Antonio Guterres has not spoken with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan but discussed with officials from India and Pakistan the heightened tensions arising after the Pulwama terror attack, a top official has said.
'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.
Satellite images from Balakot make India's 'many casualties' claim look dubious, JeM site appears intact: Reuters
A 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.
Pakistan used to return beheaded bodies of jawans, now they release pilot 'within 48 hrs', says Amit Shah
BJP president Amit Shah Tuesday said Pakistan used to return beheaded bodies of Indian jawans earlier, but now it had to release a captured Indian Air Force pilot 'within 48 hours'
Indian Navy calls Pakistan's claim of thwarting submarine's attempt to enter waters 'false propaganda'
In a brief statement, it said the Indian Navy remains deployed as necessary to protect national maritime interests.
Rajnath Singh says NTRO surveillance of JeM camp in Balakot before IAF air strikes confirmed 300 active mobile phones
Rajnath said that some leaders of different political parties keep asking how many terrorists were killed in the IAF air strikes In Pakistan. "Today or tomorrow, it will be known," the home minister said.
Opposition wants to strike Narendra Modi, I want to strike on terror, says PM after launching pension scheme in Ahmedabad
Modi further alleged that the honesty of the 'chowkidar' is troubling the Opposition. "That is the reason they are saying Modi hatao, while I am saying that I want to fight poverty and dishonesty, " the prime minister said.
Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba warns of 'serious threat of state-sponsored terrorism seeking to destablise country'
Naval Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Tuesday highlighted the threats being faced by India in the Indo-Pacific region as well called out the 'state' seeking to destabilise India by aiding the perpetuation of extremists-led violence in the country.
Amid anti-Pakistan hysteria, pollsters believe Opposition scoring self-goal by questioning Modi on IAF air strikes
C-Voter has not published any poll after the military strike, but its founder said Modi’s approval rating has soared to levels not seen since mid-2017, according to C-Voter’s estimates
Narendra Modi vows to hunt down those behind terror attacks in India, slams Opposition for not taking steps to curb terrorism
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said he believed in 'barging into the houses of terrorists and killing them', indicating that Balakot air strike on JeM camp in Pakistan won't be India's last such action
Pulwama attack was a huge intelligence failure and reflected poorly on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, however, after the Balakot air strike, the narrative has changed with the media influencing people’s minds in favour of the ruling party
In Balakot air strike, BJP has found electoral agenda to slam Opposition, reconnect voters with Brand Modi
By questioning the Balakot air strike, Opposition leaders helped the BJP in giving a nationalist and pro-forces twist to the February crisis between India and Pakistan
Amit Shah in Surat: BJP chief asks Opposition to ‘keep quiet’ about demand for proof of IAF air strikes
BJP president Amit Shah Sunday hit out at opposition parties, alleging their demand for proof of the IAF air strike brought a ‘smile on Pakistan's face’
Elections should be held to make India strong, not to fulfill "prince" Rahul Gandhi's desire to be prime minister, says Amit Shah
Amit Shah, addressing BJP's "Vijay Sankalp" bike rally, slammed the Opposition for raising doubts over the recent air strike on the terrorist camps in Pakistan.