Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicSurgical Strike

Topic: Surgical Strike

President Kovind delivers a prime ministerial speech that would make Modi proud

In his address to Parliament, President Ram Nath Kovind praised demonetisation, surgical strikes & Rafale, and made many comparisons between pre- & post-2014.

George Fernandes ordered India’s most effective surgical strike till date

George Fernandes took to the job of the defence minister with gusto and a purpose that left a lasting impact. 

NSA Ajit Doval hasn’t seen Uri, but will be more than pleased when he does

Aditya Dhar's Uri: The Surgical Strike seems to be a tribute to NSA Ajit Doval, played by Paresh Rawal.

Why Modi govt only boasts about surgical strikes on national security front

The many security follies of the Narendra Modi government in 2018.

Indian military’s surgical strikes unit should come with a ‘handle with care’ tag

A surgical strike special force is not the solution to Pakistan’s terrorism.

No politician helped plan surgical strikes, says officer whose units conducted operation

Lt. General D.S. Hooda (retd), then chief of Northern Command, says 'overhype' around the success of surgical strikes was unwarranted.

Remembering the war we forgot: 51 years ago, how India gave China a bloody nose

In times of Surgical Strikes Day, remember India’s forgotten war with China

Modi govt has turned surgical strikes into a shareable post for a selfie stick generation

Modi govt has reduced surgical strikes to a WhatsApp era jumla.

Surgical Strike Day shows Modi govt has little to celebrate on national security front

The surgical strikes were a brilliant tactical success but a strategic failure.

Any hint of detection and we would’ve called off surgical strikes: Retd Indian Army general

Lt General Rajendra Nimborkar (retd), who commanded the Jammu corps, says the Indian Army ruled out airpower, didn’t risk live feed of operation.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Patient suffering from monkeypox | Photo: CDC/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Monkeypox doesn’t pose Covid-sized threat, no reason to panic

There are uncertainties about this outbreak to iron out, but all the pieces are in place to study, treat and ultimately contain monkeypox infections.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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