Pakistani drone shot down in Rajasthan

IANS-   A Pakistani drone attempting to enter Indian territory across the Rajasthan border was shot down by the Border Security Force (BSF), a defense official said. “One Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) intrusion was reported in Ganganagar sector at around 7.30 p.m., on Saturday. The drone was engaged and brought down,” Col Sombit Ghosh, PRO […]

Masood Azhar is in Pakistan, Qureshi admits

IANS-   Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has admitted that Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar is in Pakistan and is “very unwell”, adding that Islamabad is open to “any step” that will lead to a de-escalation of tensions with India. Qureshi’s remarks during an exclusive CNN interview on Thursday came after Pakistan Prime Minister […]

Global revulsion against terrorism railroaded China to accept Pulwama condemnation

Arul Louis(IANS)-   China was railroaded by the strong international revulsion against terrorism to go along with the Security Council press statement condemning the Jaish-e-Mohammad’s (J-e-M) suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district that killed 40 Indian security personnel. While Beijing initially opposed the statement adopted unanimously by the Council on Thursday, following the […]

This talk of revenge

Justice Markandey Katju –     Everybody seems to be clamoring for revenge for the killing of the Central Reserve Police Force personnel in Pulwama, this jingoism being fueled by all political parties with an eye on the coming Lok Sabha elections. But what does ‘revenge’ really mean? The culprits who abetted this deed have […]