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Imran Khan says Tipu Sultan is his 'hero', but for the sake of peace, Pakistan PM should look at Jinnah as his role model
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Imran Khan says Tipu Sultan is his 'hero', but for the sake of peace, Pakistan PM should look at Jinnah as his role model

Imran Khan must remember that it was Tipu Sultan's own army general Mir Sadiq who partly did him in. If the Pakistan prime minister insists on idolising Tipu, he must watch out for Mir Sadiqs in his country's army.

BJP using air strikes in Pakistan to further political agenda, but too simplistic to say IAF ops will win Narendra Modi second term
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BJP using air strikes in Pakistan to further political agenda, but too simplistic to say IAF ops will win Narendra Modi second term

The ruling BJP has intensified its election campaign in the backdrop of the IAF strikes in Pakistan, with the face and hope of the party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, travelling across the country to address public rallies and inaugurate slews of developmental projects.

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

Anti-Pakistan wave helps Modi salvage some rural votes, but farmers still angry about misery of past five years
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Anti-Pakistan wave helps Modi salvage some rural votes, but farmers still angry about misery of past five years

Bleeding support in the countryside because of falling farm incomes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi could still persuade just enough rural voters to give him a second term after ordering an air strike inside Pakistan last month.

'Can't disclose details': Home Minister Rajnath Singh claims India conducted three air strikes in past five years
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'Can't disclose details': Home Minister Rajnath Singh claims India conducted three air strikes in past five years

Rajnath Singh's comments come in the wake of an air strike conducted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) on 26 February, on a madrasa belonging to the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist group.

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

Between Doka La standoff and Balakot strikes, here's how India lost the plot in its communication strategy
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Between Doka La standoff and Balakot strikes, here's how India lost the plot in its communication strategy

India’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.

Balakot villagers say religious school that India says it bombed looks undamaged and deserted, claims Reuters report
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Balakot villagers say religious school that India says it bombed looks undamaged and deserted, claims Reuters report

Days after India said its air force hit a militant Islamist group's training camp on the site of a religious school in northeastern Pakistan, killing a large number of militants, the site appeared undamaged and deserted.

NCP slams Amit Shah over Balakot strike, says BJP chief has 'powers of nocturnal bird, can count bodies in dark'
India

NCP slams Amit Shah over Balakot strike, says BJP chief has 'powers of nocturnal bird, can count bodies in dark'

NCP chief spokesperson DP Tripathi also said the government must put pressure on Pakistan to stop and ban all terrorist organisations operating from its soil.

Pakistan foreign office says country will 'soon' respond to Indian dossier on Jaish-e-Mohammed
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Pakistan foreign office says country will 'soon' respond to Indian dossier on Jaish-e-Mohammed

The JeM took responsibility for the attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on 14 February, in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.

Pakistan govt, army must get their stories straight to prove they are serious about acting against terrorist groups
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Pakistan govt, army must get their stories straight to prove they are serious about acting against terrorist groups

The first and foremost step Pakistan — and we mean both the army and government — must take is acknowledge together the presence of terrorist groups in the country and not feign innocence when the world blames it for the attacks in Kashmir.

Mamata Banerjee claims BJP using 'fallen soldiers for politics', says Opposition stands by armed forces
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Mamata Banerjee claims BJP using 'fallen soldiers for politics', says Opposition stands by armed forces

Addressing an event in Howrah, Mamata Banerjee said: "Politics is being played over the dead bodies of fallen soldiers. They are showing missiles, bombs and guns. We are with the Army, Navy and Air Force but not with Modi. And they say that who is not with Modi is Pakistani."

Balakot strikes: Releasing 'proof' could compromise national security, Centre should resist Opposition pressure
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Balakot strikes: Releasing 'proof' could compromise national security, Centre should resist Opposition pressure

The 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

Pakistan says it has taken control of 182 religious schools, detained 121 people in crackdown on militant groups
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Pakistan says it has taken control of 182 religious schools, detained 121 people in crackdown on militant groups

“Law enforcement agencies have taken 121 people under preventive detention as of today,” the ministry said in a statement, adding that religious schools, hospitals and ambulances were taken over.

Pakistan intelligence used JeM to carry out attacks in India, claims former president Pervez Musharraf
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Pakistan intelligence used JeM to carry out attacks in India, claims former president Pervez Musharraf

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday said the country's intelligence had used the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror outfit to carry out attacks in India during his tenure. He made the statement in an interview over the phone to Pakistani journalist Nadeem Malik of Hum News for his talk show.

China praises Pakistan for 'exercising restraint' during tensions with India over Kashmir dispute
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China praises Pakistan for 'exercising restraint' during tensions with India over Kashmir dispute

Chinese vice foreign minister Kong Xuanyou said China and Pakistan were “all-weather” strategic partners and that they always supported each other, China’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

Imran Khan says war between India and Pakistan was averted due to 'timely and correct decisions'
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Imran Khan says war between India and Pakistan was averted due to 'timely and correct decisions'

"It was because of timely and correct decisions that war was averted," Khan said at a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf meeting on Wednesday, according to Geo News

BJP shoots itself in foot with Amit Shah's claim of '250 killed' in Balakot strike, gives ammo to Opposition
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BJP shoots itself in foot with Amit Shah's claim of '250 killed' in Balakot strike, gives ammo to Opposition

It was the number of dead Shah quoted, which created a stir among the Opposition leaders as they scrambled to launch an attack on the Modi government for "misleading" the people on the damage caused by the air strikes and "inflating" the numbers despite no official confirmation from the defence ministry or the Indian Air Force.

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

Balakot air strikes; Where are bodies of Pakistani militants IAF says it killed in air strikes, ask villagers: Reuters report
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Balakot air strikes; Where are bodies of Pakistani militants IAF says it killed in air strikes, ask villagers: Reuters report

The only confirmed victim of India's air strike against Pakistan is still unsure why he was shaken awake in the early hours of Tuesday by an explosion that rocked his mud brick house and left him with a cut above his right eye.