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IAF's Mirage 2000 attacked 3 locations in Pakistan today

JeM moved terrorists to ‘5-star resort’ camp and became sitting ducks for IAF: sources

Indian authorities received information that more than 300 JeM terrorists were moved to Balakot after the Pulwama attack, making the camp a 'sitting duck target', sources said.
A security personnel stand guard near Lal Chowk in Srinagar (representational image) | S Irfan/PTI

More panic in Srinagar after IAF strike on Balakot, residents queue up for petrol

Roads in many downtown areas of Srinagar were deserted, with markets in some areas remaining shut despite no curfew being imposed or bandh being called.
Indian Army | Representational image | PTI

Indian military on ‘high alert’ after IAF strike against Jaish in Pakistan’s Balakot

The IAF strike, first made public in a series of tweets by Pakistan military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor, has been confirmed by India.
Indian Air Force fighter jets fly during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi

IAF strike signals India is prepared to go to a limited war with Pakistan

The ball is now in Pakistan’s court. It can opt for denial as it did after the surgical strikes or respond militarily in a way it deems fit.
Masood Azhar

Madrassas to military training — how Balakot emerged as largest breeding ground for JeM

Balakot campus was used as a training ground for over 10,000 recruits at a time. It also had madrassas, masjids and control rooms where operations were planned.

Can IAF strike end Pakistan’s ‘1000-cuts’ strategy to bleed India or does it risk a war?

The Indian Air Force targeted terrorist training camps at three locations inside Pakistan early Tuesday, less than a fortnight after the Pulwama attack.
Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale briefs the media on India's major preemptive strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest camp

Biggest Jaish-e-Mohammed training camp struck, says foreign secretary Gokhale

In a press conference, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said that credible information was received that the JeM was planning another suicide attack.

Cabinet Committee on Security meets at PM Modi’s residence after IAF strikes in Pakistan

The cabinet is meeting after India is believed to have carried out air strikes targeting terror camps inside Pakistan early Tuesday.
IAF airstrikes

These are the 3 locations in Pakistan that were bombed by Indian Air Force

Terrorist training camps of Jaish, Lashkar & Hizbul Mujahideen were hit in Balakot in strikes that lasted 21 minutes.

On Camera

Representational image. Shoppers maintain social distance while standing in a queue at Lake Mall, Kolkata after it reopened Monday. | PTI

Handshake is dead — Covid-19 is killing good manners, but here’s what can be done about it

Some pandemic-induced changes in our social conduct will last. Diffidence will rise and we will no longer be judged unfriendly for refusing to strike up conversations with strangers.
Representational image for wheat | Photo: Bloomberg

Govt increases minimum support price for 6 rabi crops, MSP of wheat hiked by Rs 50

Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said govt had always maintained MSP will continue as against a 'false propaganda' spread by Opposition parties.

Defence

Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik presented the data in the Lok Sabha on 21 September 2020 | Commons

Haryana, UP, Maharashtra saw highest encroachments on defence land in last 3 yrs, says govt

Defence officials say such encroachments are a major security threat and have continued to increase over the years due to rapid urbanisation.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?