Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicSurgical Strike

Topic: Surgical Strike

2016 surgical strike was strong message that no one can interfere with India’s borders: Amit Shah

Addressing a gathering in Goa, the Union home minister said India gave a befitting reply to terrorist attacks under NDA rule which wasn't the case under ​the Congress-led UPA govt.

Pakistan never ‘surrendered’ in 1971. Kashmir, 26/11, Parliament show why

India’s armed forces have to be modernised and strengthened in conventional terms, not so much to prosecute war, but more to avert one — by deterring the enemy.

Special Forces meant to do ops like surgical strikes. They’re called ‘special’ for a reason

India’s Special Forces are equipped reasonably, but not with the latest technology. It is time we provided them the latest and the best that’s available.

As BJP & Congress fight over surgical strikes, India’s stand on national security is exposed

India is in no position to compel Pakistan and the country will adhere to its strategy of a calibrated proxy war.

Modi’s biggest blunder was asking Pakistan’s ISI to probe Pathankot attack: Manmohan Singh

Former PM Manmohan Singh criticised the Modi govt for using surgical strikes & national security for garnering votes.

Govt has shown courage for surgical strikes in all spheres — land, sky & space: PM Modi

The contest in the Lok Sabha polls is between a decisive government and an indecisive past, he said.

Congress cautious over India’s air strikes, will criticise BJP but won’t question govt

Congress leaders had asked for proof of the 2016 surgical strikes, which the BJP had used against it in the UP assembly elections.

Balakot strike excellent, India must keep up pressure on Pakistan: Surgical strikes hero

Lt Gen. D.S. Hooda (retd), who led the 2016 surgical strikes, said India needs a consistent policy that puts pressure on Pakistan after every terror attack.

India is in safe hands, won’t let country bow down, says PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi's comments came after India bombed Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest training camp in Pakistan.

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.

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Army chief Gen M.M. Naravane addressing the annual press conference on 12 January | ANI

Many good reasons to demilitarise Siachen. But India-Pakistan ties too torn to allow it

After 10 years, India has spoken about Siachen. Army chief General Naravane said that the country wasn’t opposed to demilitarisation of the glacier.

RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.

Defence

File photo of Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from the banks of the Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh | ANI

These Chinese fears about India ‘choking’ key road are holding up Hot Springs disengagement

A 13-hour meeting of Indian and Chinese military commanders held last week ended without an agreement, and further talks are expected to be held.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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