Covert becomes overt: Congress spells out three strikes UPA carried out

The Congress on claimed the UPA II, like the NDA government, had also conducted “surgical strikes” — but without making them public. The party listed three dates — September 1, 2011; July 28, 2013; and, January 14, 2014 — when the strikes took place. The Manmohan Singh government, known for its publicly stated policy of … Read more Covert becomes overt: Congress spells out three strikes UPA carried out

Do You Know that the Para SF Units used flame throwers to strike terrorists behind enemy lines

More details came to light today of the daring operation against terrorists by Indian Army para commandos behind enemy lines in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Even as some politicians demand evidence on the surgical strike, India Today received fresh inputs from intelligence sources on the manner in which the commando operation was conducted. HOW IT HAPPENED Following … Read more Do You Know that the Para SF Units used flame throwers to strike terrorists behind enemy lines

Pakistani Superintendent of Police submits a Report Stating that Surgical Strikes did Happen

Enough aspersions have been cast by the skeptics and particularly by political parties like Congress and Aam Aadmi Party clamouring for proof of the 29 September Indian Special Forces surgical strike across Line of Control. Those in the flock are AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal besides Congressmen like P Chidambaram, Sanjay Nirupam and other senior leaders … Read more Pakistani Superintendent of Police submits a Report Stating that Surgical Strikes did Happen

Government decides not to Release the Video of Surgical Strike, Footage may give away the Tactics of Para SF

The Government has Decided not to Release the Video of Surgical Strike along the LoC due to Security Reasons. The Govt believes that making the Footage Public will give away the Tactics and Operational Techniques  employed by Para SF to Cross-LoC and Destroy Enemy Camps. The Indian army which had reportedly handed over video footage … Read more Government decides not to Release the Video of Surgical Strike, Footage may give away the Tactics of Para SF

Bodies taken away on trucks, loud explosions heard during Surgical Strike say Eyewitnesses

Eyewitnesses living across the Line of Control (LoC) have provided The Indian Express with graphic accounts of last week’s Indian Army special forces strikes on jihadists’ staging posts, describing how bodies of those killed in clashes before dawn on September 29 were loaded onto trucks for secret burials. The eyewitnesses also described brief but intense … Read more Bodies taken away on trucks, loud explosions heard during Surgical Strike say Eyewitnesses

Indian Army gives permission to release the video footage of surgical strikes

India’s armed forces have given the green signal to the government to use the video footage of the surgical strikes against terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) in any manner it sees fit to make New Delhi’s case. The final decision on this rests with the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). Top army officers, speaking off … Read more Indian Army gives permission to release the video footage of surgical strikes

India Makes Effort to Get Captured Soldier Released From Pakistan

India has shown its eagerness to secure the early release of one of its soldiers, who was captured by Pakistani troops within the disputed region of Kashmir, where Delhi claims that it conducted surgical strikes on Thursday night. Rajnath Singh, India’s Minister of Home Affairs, says, “All attempts are being made. The government will take … Read more India Makes Effort to Get Captured Soldier Released From Pakistan

Russia backs surgical strikes, says India has the right to defend itself

Clearing up speculation over his country’s recent military exercise with Pakistan, Russian ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin categorically welcomed Indian raids on terrorist launch pads across the LoC. In a strong endorsement of the Indian action that goes beyond the American statements and extends Pakistan’s isolation beyond south Asia, Kadakin said every country had the … Read more Russia backs surgical strikes, says India has the right to defend itself

Why a Special Relationship with Russia matters for India

After India’s surgical strikes along the LoC, Moscow expressed concern “with aggravation of situation along the line of control” and called on “parties not to allow any escalation of tension”. This stood in sharp contrast to Russia’s reaction to the 2008 terror strikes, where it supported “resolute actions of the Indian government to cut short … Read more Why a Special Relationship with Russia matters for India

If Pakistan provokes again, we will change operational tactics: Indian Army official

As much as the news of Indian Army carrying out surgical strikes across LoC at seven terrorists launch pads created festive fervour in India, it created an equal amount of frenzy in Pakistani territory. With the sense of satisfaction of avenging the Uri attacks, Indian Army is now bolder and getting ready to hit back … Read more If Pakistan provokes again, we will change operational tactics: Indian Army official

As it Happens: Attack by Terrorists on 46 Rashtriya Rifles Headquarters in Baramulla, J&K

A gun battle has erupted between terrorists and security forces at the 46 Rashtriya rifles camp in Janbazpora area in Baramulla district of North Kashmir late on Sunday evening. The terrorist opened fire on army camp in Baramulla and hurled grenades even as the exchange of fire continues. According to locals massive firing has been … Read more As it Happens: Attack by Terrorists on 46 Rashtriya Rifles Headquarters in Baramulla, J&K

Pakistani visitors hurl stones at Indian side during beating Retreat Ceremony at Wagah Border

In an unprecedented incident, Pakistani visitors hurled stones towards Indian viewer’s galleries at Attari international border during beating retreat ceremony on Sunday. According to reports, Pakistani civilians, who had arrived to witness the ceremony, at Wagah border hurled stones towards Indian viewer’s galleries while shouting pro-Kashmir slogans. Notably, Border Security Force (BSF) had banned visitors … Read more Pakistani visitors hurl stones at Indian side during beating Retreat Ceremony at Wagah Border

Army asks forces to be ‘prepared for any Anything’

Amid heightened tension with Pakistan, the Army on Saturday asked the forces to be “prepared for any eventuality” and maintain “very high level of alert” as Army Chief General Dalbir Singh visited Jammu and Kashmir to assess the military preparedness. The situation on the Line of Control (LoC) and hinterland was discussed at a meeting … Read more Army asks forces to be ‘prepared for any Anything’

Pak Army in Damage Control Mode: Flies International Media to LoC to ‘prove’ no Surgical Strikes conducted by India

In a major damage-control exercise, the Pakistani army yesterday flew international and local media to the Line of Control (LoC) to ‘prove’ India didn’t conduct any surgical strikes across it in Pakistan, local and other international media reported today. In fact, French news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) called the ferrying of journalists by air “a … Read more Pak Army in Damage Control Mode: Flies International Media to LoC to ‘prove’ no Surgical Strikes conducted by India

Indian Air Force upgrading infrastructure in eastern sector post Uri Attack

With alertness very high post the surgical strikes on militant camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and the Uri attack, Indian Air Force is aggressively upgrading infrastructure in the eastern sector specially in Arunachal Pradesh. IAF Eastern Air Command chief Hari Kumar said on Saturday that of the seven Advanced Landing Grounds (ALGs) in Arunchal Pradesh, five … Read more Indian Air Force upgrading infrastructure in eastern sector post Uri Attack

This is How International Media Reported India’s Surgical Strike !!!

The surgical strikes by Indian Army across the Line of Control in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have been widely reported by international media. Some newspapers and websites also reported Pakistan’s continued denial of the Indian operation causing heavy casualties. Here’s a look at how some top publications covered the event – The UK Telegraph reported that the … Read more This is How International Media Reported India’s Surgical Strike !!!

During the Surgical Strike, IAF’s Attack Helicopters were on standby along with 70-80 Soldiers

The Army’s surgical strikes along the Line of Control (LoC) early Thursday that destroyed seven terror launch pads were carried out by 70-80 commandos from two separate battalions of Para Special Forces (SF) with IAF attack helicopters kept ready at four bases in J&K to address any contingency, sources told The Indian Express. Commandos of … Read more During the Surgical Strike, IAF’s Attack Helicopters were on standby along with 70-80 Soldiers

Indian Army, IAF and BSF on high alert in Punjab after Surgical Strike

There has been no gunfire, no alert sirens, and no fighter jets dropping bombs. It is not wartime yet, but tens of thousands of villagers in lying in the border belt with Pakistan are already experiencing a war-like situation. As the relations between India-Pakistan — the nuclear-armed neighbours — sizzle up, especially after India’s retaliatory surgical … Read more Indian Army, IAF and BSF on high alert in Punjab after Surgical Strike

What Indian and Pakistani Newspapers Said About ‘Surgical Strikes’ Along Line of Control

India’s army said Thursday it carried out overnight “surgical strikes” on what it described as terrorist bases across the country’s de facto border with Pakistan. Indian military and government officials said Indian forces crossed the line of control that separates the Indian- and Pakistani-governed parts of Kashmir to hit militant camps. Pakistan’s military denied there … Read more What Indian and Pakistani Newspapers Said About ‘Surgical Strikes’ Along Line of Control

Heavy price of India-Pak Nuclear War: 21 Million may die, half of Ozone layer will vanish

If India and Pakistan fought a war detonating 100 nuclear warheads (around half of their combined arsenal), each equivalent to a 15-kiloton Hiroshima bomb, more than 21 million people will be directly killed, about half the world’s protective ozone layer would be destroyed, and a “nuclear winter” would cripple the monsoons and agriculture worldwide. As … Read more Heavy price of India-Pak Nuclear War: 21 Million may die, half of Ozone layer will vanish