Israeli Minister thanks India for standing with country in fight against Hamas

Israel’s Minister of Diaspora Affairs Amichai Chikli has thanked the Indian leadership, people of India for standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Israel in its fight against Hamas. “I want to thank the leadership of India, the people of India for being with us shoulder-to-shoulder in this fight against brutal jihadist barbaric Islamist. This is not just our war, this is your war too and we will win it together with your support,” he said.

Operation Ajay: Flight carrying 212 Indians from Israel lands in Delhi

A flight carrying the first batch of Indians that were stranded in Israel amid the country’s ongoing war with Hamas, landed in New Delhi on Friday morning IST as part of ‘Operation Ajay’. The Indian nationals (pictured above; photo courtesy IANS) were welcomed by Union information and technology minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar. He also interacted with some of the returning students.

Justice Markandey Katju: Wherever there is oppression, there will be resistance

Justice Markandey Katju writes: How does one explain the war between Israel and Hamas? Many people, particularly in Western countries, have thrown all the blame on Hamas, calling them savages and demonising them, and calling for their complete destruction. This is an oversimplification. To understand the events properly we must first acknowledge the historical context.

India announces ‘Operation Ajay’ to evacuate citizens stranded in war-torn Israel

India on Wednesday launched ‘Operation Ajay’ to bring back its citizens stuck in the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas. “Launching #OperationAjay to facilitate the return from Israel of our citizens who wish to return. Special charter flights and other arrangements being put in place. Fully committed to the safety and well-being of our nationals abroad,” tweeted External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.