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Special Forces involved in surgical strikes used ‘old generation’ weapons

The Special Forces (SF) operatives, who took part in the surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) to destroy seven terrorist launch pads 11 days ago, used weapons that should have been...

Special Forces involved in surgical strikes used ‘old generation’ weapons

Surgical strikes: Eyewitnesses in PoK describe what really happened during Army strike

Their accounts corroborate India’s claims that it carried out strikes against terror launch pads — a claim Pakistan has denied, saying, instead, that its military’s forward positions were target

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Surgical strikes: Humiliated Pakistan army targets India in Jammu and Kashmir

Hotting up the Line of Control, Pakistani troops once again violated the ceasefire Tuesday, raining mortar shells and firing at Indian positions at four places in the Naushera and Akhnoor sectors of R

Surgical strikes: Humiliated Pakistan army targets India in Jammu and Kashmir

PM Narendra Modi breaks tradition, to celebrate Dussehra in Lucknow

Breaking away from tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fire the arrow at Ravan’s effigy at the Aishbagh Ramlila Ground here in Lucknow instead of the Ramlila Ground in New Delhi this year.

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Opposition one with govt over surgical strike by India in Pakistan occupied Kashmir

Days after criticising the government’s response to the Uri attack earlier this month, the Congress-led opposition Thursday joined hands to back the army’s “surgical strikes” on terrorist laun

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Surgical strike by India: PM Narendra Modi-called meet to review Pakistan MFN status postponed

Since India’s exports to Pakistan outweigh its imports from the neighbour, some analysts say a withdrawal of MFN status is not necessary.

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Uri attack impact on Pakistan: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan pull out of SAARC summit

On Wednesday, member countries Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan joined India in boycotting the 19th South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (Saarc) summit scheduled to be held in November in

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In diplomatic drive, India offers to help in re-building Colombia after 52 years of civil war

India has offered Colombia help in reconstruction following the end of 52 years of civil war, government officials said, as part of a diplomatic drive in South America.

In diplomatic drive, India offers to help in re-building Colombia after 52 years of civil war

Uri attack effect: India not to cancel Indus Water Treaty, but plans greater use of rivers

Ruling out cancellation of the Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan, India is planning greater use of three rivers out of the five controlled by the neighbour.

Uri attack effect: India not to cancel Indus Water Treaty, but plans greater use of rivers

From Whistleblowers to Companies Act stuck despite Parliament nod; here’s why

Whistleblowers to Companies Act, depts haven’t worked out rules

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The prime minister’s new address: 7, Lok Kalyan Marg

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Wednesday decided to rename Race Course Road (RCR) as Lok Kalyan Marg, stating that the former does not “match with the Indian ethos and value system”.

The prime minister’s new address: 7, Lok Kalyan Marg

Islamabad envoy summoned, told Uri attackers came from Pakistan

Foreign secretary S Jaishankar told Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit that India had recovered several items from the slain terrorists — GPS, grenades with Pakistani markings, communication equ

Islamabad envoy summoned, told Uri attackers came from Pakistan

Samajwadi Party row: Mulayam Singh Yadav gives Amar Singh a leg-up in power struggle

In yet another sequel to the unfolding drama in the Samajwadi Party, national president Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday appointed the effervescent Amar Singh as the national general secretary of the pa

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Supreme Court seeks Shahabuddin’s response on pleas against grant of bail

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from RJD leader Mohammed Shahabuddin as to why his bail, granted by the Patna High Court, should not be cancelled.

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SP truce ends as Shivpal expels Akhilesh’s loyalists

The simmering drama within the Yadav family took a new twist on Monday with the state president of Samajwadi Party, Shivpal Singh Yadav, expelling seven loyalists of chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on t

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India to use UN forum to isolate Pakistan

A day after the Uri terror attack claimed the lives of 18 Army personnel, New Delhi has decided to up the ante against Pakistan on the global stage — much like it did after the 26/11 Mumbai terror a

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In Bihar village, blind father loses second son to martyrdom

Jagnarain Singh, 78, has been blind for the last 20 years. But now more than ever, he wishes he could see again.

In Bihar village, blind father loses second son to martyrdom

‘Response at a time, place of our choice’

The statement followed an hour-long meeting in the ministry of defence between defence minister Manohar Parrikar, national security advisor Ajit Doval, Army chief General Dalbir Singh and DGMO

‘Response at a time, place of our choice’

Another twist in SP feud: Blame it on Amar Singh

Amidst continuing high drama in the Yadav family, which travelled from Saifai to Delhi and finally reached Lucknow on Thursday, all the characters trooped into the city one by one, with senior leader

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Mamata Banerjee gives land deeds, compensatory cheques to Singur farmers

While Singur has been a victory in establishing farmers’ right, there cannot be any conflict between industry and agriculture, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said after handing over comp

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Will look into concerns on visa fee hike: Penny Pritzker

With the Indian IT industry alleging that it is being targeted, US trade secretary Penny Pritzker assured that the American authorities would look into concerns expressed by the Indian side on H-1B vi

Will look into concerns on visa fee hike: Penny Pritzker

India, US ink military logistics agreement

India and the US have signed a military Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA), giving each other the use of military bases in a tightening of relations that experts say is aimed at counte

India, US ink military logistics agreement

Jayalalitha defamation cases: SC says don’t ‘throttle democracy’, focus on ‘good governance’

The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa for using defamation cases to “throttle democracy” and asked her to focus more on “good governance”.

Jayalalitha defamation cases: SC says don’t ‘throttle democracy’, focus on ‘good governance’

India likely to seek more time, freeze on price to buy howitzers

Despite giving approval to import $750-million 145 BAE Systems’ M777A2 155mm/39 calibre lightweight howitzers from the US through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) route, India has sought freeze on t

India likely to seek more time, freeze on price to buy howitzers

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani holds key posts, hands over finance to Nitin Patel

The Gujarat government on Monday announced the allocation of portfolios to new ministers.

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani holds key posts, hands over finance to Nitin Patel

Vijay Rupani sworn in as Gujarat CM

Vijay Rupani was sworn in as the 16th chief minister of Gujarat on Sunday

Vijay Rupani sworn in as Gujarat CM

Setback for Arvind Kejriwal, HC says Delhi still UT, Jung is boss

In a big blow to the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government, the Delhi High Court on Thursday held that Delhi continues to remain a union territory under the Constitution with the lieutenant governor (L

Setback for Arvind Kejriwal, HC says Delhi still UT, Jung is boss
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