Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicSurgical strikes

Topic: surgical strikes

Manohar Parrikar had Rafale file all memorised, blamed Jaitley for delaying OROP: New book

Book titled ‘An Extraordinary Life’ also recounts Manohar Parrikar’s sleepless night when Indian troops conducted surgical strikes across the LoC in 2016.

Col Navjot Singh Bal, Shaurya Chakra awardee and icon for many, loses battle with cancer

Despite losing an arm to cancer, Col Navjot Singh Bal continued to serve in 2 Para as the commanding officer and even learnt to fire with his left hand.

Lights, camera and action: How Modi govt relies on drama to survive just like Bollywood films

Deepika Padukone did not just appear at JNU. The Modi government has been hard at work for six years to bring it to pass.

Pakistan’s changed behaviour post-Balakot isn’t permanent. But India can make it one

India’s aggressive diplomacy is paying higher dividends than direct military action against Pakistan.

Don’t politicise Indian armed forces. Just look at what it did to our police

Deployment of armed forces in Jammu & Kashmir over the past three decades is the single biggest factor in politicisation of armed forces.

‘Modi’s ouster on 23 May will be India’s fitting reply to the most foul-mouthed PM’

‘Modi needs to be warned that he’s guilty of anti-national activity in trying to ride on sacrifices of Army & CRPF martyrs in a dirty election campaign,’ writes Mani Shankar Aiyar.

No data of surgical strikes before September 2016, says Army

The Directorate General of Military Operations put to rest Congress claims that six surgical strikes were conducted during UPA tenure.

‘Congress going me too now’: Modi dismisses UPA’s claim of carrying out surgical strikes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Congress of lying about carrying out surgical strikes during the UPA rule.

How 2016 surgical strike was different from the ones Congress is claiming under UPA

Indian Army officials say while cross-LoC operations keep happening & are often not reported, scope & magnitude of post-Uri strikes was greater.

Congress should have spoken up about its ‘surgical strikes’ sooner. Now it’s too late

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India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
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Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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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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