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A Pakistani JF-17 Thunder

Three live bombs fired by Pakistani fighter aircraft are still lying at LoC

In the 27 Feburary dogfight, the Pakistan Air Force fired a total of 11 H-4 bombs and 4 or 5 AMRAAM missiles, but not one could hit a target.
Indian Army | Representational image | PTI

7 Pakistan posts across LoC destroyed after Indian Army retaliates to ceasefire violations

Officials said that there was heavy mortar shelling and firing along LOC in Poonch district and Nowshera sector of Rajouri district.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad | PTI

Modi understands Pakistan army’s Islamic doctrine. That’s why he called its nuclear bluff

After Pulwama, India achieved complete strategic superiority over Pakistan by putting economic and diplomatic pressure on it.
Representational image | PTI photo

Indian Army warns Pakistan of dire consequences amid heavy artillery exchange on LoC

Bofors guns swing into action as Indian Army warns Pakistan not to target civilian areas, and vows to give befitting response to any ‘misadventure’.
A Sukhoi Su-30MKI makes touchdown on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway

Indian Air Force dismisses Pakistani claims of shooting down a Sukhoi Su-30MKI

IAF says Pakistan has made false claims ‘to cover up’ for the loss of its own aircraft in the dogfight on 27 February, which it insists was an F-16.
Farooq Ahmad, a Balkote resident points at cracks on his walls caused due to shelling | Moushumi Das Guota/ThePrint

In the other Balkote, Kashmiris want peace, a bunker and good roads

The idyllic surroundings of Balkote, just 1.5km from LoC, seem enchanting, but ask the locals, and they will tell you the reality of living along one of the world's most tense borders.

Claim vs fact — what’s true and what’s not in the India-Pakistan information war

After Pakistan’s retaliatory strikes, several unconfirmed stories are doing the rounds on social media. ThePrint tries to verify these claims.

Imran Khan has bloody nose and Narendra Modi aims for two birds with one stone

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
File photo of a Pakistan Air Force fighter jet (representational image) | Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

‘Be ready for our surprise’- Pak media had warned of strike

As tensions escalate between the two nuclear neighbours, ThePrint takes a look at headlines from Pakistan in the last two days.
LoC

Pakistani troops fire mortar shells at Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri region

The shelling from across the border comes a day after the Indian Air Force carried out air strikes on Jaish-e-Mohammed camps in Pakistan.

On Camera

PM Modi in Lok Sabha

India matlab Narendra Modi: How the PM learnt branding from Coca-Cola

Modi has followed the marketing strategy of fast-moving consumer goods and sold himself as the biggest brand of ‘vikaspanthi’ politics.
aap

Is AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal also guilty of treating Muslims as an unthinking votebank?

Days after Delhi voted in the Lok Sabha elections, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the Muslim vote “shifted” to the Congress at the last minute.

Defence

Pakistan sends a ‘message’ to Modi, test-fires nuclear missile on day of his poll sweep

Pakistan tested ballistic missile Shaheen-II, which has a range of 1,500 km. Indian security experts say timing of the test clear signal to new govt.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.