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Air India Boeing 777-200LR

Pakistani airspace closure continues to affect world’s flights, Air India worst-hit

Pakistan closed its airspace to commercial flights on 27 Feb, so west-bound flights originating in India and South-East Asia have to take a circuitous route.

Image shows possible accident near Pakistani nuclear weapons facility after Balakot

Exclusive satellite image accessed by ThePrint shows burn marks on the earth, indicating a missile may have fallen off & the explosive burnt up.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?
File photo of PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat | PIB

If India continues to politicise military, we may not look very different from Pakistan

The Indian armed forces are as accountable to the people as any other institution in a democratic country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

After Balakot, future Indian PMs will have to follow the Modi standard on terror response

The BJP enjoys uncontested ownership of the national security issue, and it’s not healthy for India.
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Pakistan foreign minister Qureshi briefs US on steps taken to ease tensions with India

Qureshi and US National Security Advisor John Bolton had a telephonic conversation in which they discussed regional security.
Ministry of external affairs

India’s strike on JeM camp in Pakistan achieved its desired objective, says Modi govt

The external affairs ministry said it was unfortunate that Pakistan still continues to deny JeM's own claim of carrying out the Pulwama attack.
Demonstrators wave flags during an anti-India protest in Karachi, Pakistan

How Pakistan created doubt before India woke up to its information war

Besides claiming to have 2 Indian pilots and even an Israeli pilot in custody, Pakistan also placed a dead crow in Balakot as part of its propaganda war.
Forest

Pakistan lodges FIR against unidentified IAF pilots for bombing & destroying trees in Balakot

The FIR by Pakistan's forestry department details the damage suffered by 19 trees after unidentified Indian fighter jets 'hastily dropped their payload'.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh

People wanting proof must know that IAF pilots went on a mission & not to shower petals: Rajnath

Indian Air Force pilots have made Pakistan realise that it will have to pay a heavy price if terrorists operate from its land, he said.

On Camera

Udit Raj

BJP is denying ticket to vocal Dalit MPs like Udit Raj because they just won’t fall in line

Most sitting MPs whom BJP denied ticket to contest the 2019 elections were vocal about issues of caste and social justice in India.
congress

3 months of Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi in active politics: Has she lived up to the hype?

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed Congress’ general secretary of Uttar Pradesh (East) on 23 January 2019.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.