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400 military veterans question ANI ‘ethics’, say news agency trying to help BJP in polls

(Representational Picture)  New Delhi: More than 400 Indian military veterans have alleged bias in the reportage of news agency Asian News International (ANI), laying out their concerns in a letter written to global media company Thomson Reuters. The renowned news agency Reuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, and shares a strategic […]

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Need comprehensive politico-military strategy for Kashmir, says Lt. Gen. Hooda

New Delhi: “There is anger, alienation and growing radicalisation in the Kashmir valley and we need an empathetic approach towards the population and a clearly defined political objective,” former Northern Army Commander Lt. Gen. Hooda who led the 2016 surgical strikes after the Uri terror attack said on Sunday. “Very often we had a separate […]

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India missed ‘golden opportunity’ to resolve Kashmir dispute in 1971 war: PM Modi

Barmer: Prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India missed an “golden opportunity” to resolve Kashmir dispute during 1971 war when “under global pressure” it released hundreds of Pakistani troops who were in the custody of Indian army. Speaking at an election rally here, Modi said then Congress government signed Shimla agreement (in 1972) “under […]

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SC stay on ban, government asks Apple & Google to take down TikTok app

Bengaluru: Google and Apple have been asked by the government to take down popular Chinese short-video mobile application TikTok from their app stores, two people familiar with the matter said. The move, by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), comes after the Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay an earlier order by […]

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Post-Pulwama attack, govt grants emergency powers to armed forces to buy weapon systems

New Delhi: After the Pulwama attack, the Narendra Modi government has given emergency powers to the three services to buy whatever equipment is required by them for safeguarding the borders with Pakistan. Under the powers given to the three services they can buy the equipment of their choice within three months at the cost of […]

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Pulwama terror attack: Lata Mangeshkar to donate Rs 1 crore to CRPF jawans’ families

Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar Monday pledged to give Rs 1 crore to the families of the Pulwama martyrs. Adinath Mangeshkar, grandson of Master Deenanath Mangeshkar, revealed that the singer will donate the money from her personal account to the NGO Bharat ke Veer, that works for India’s bravehearts under the Ministry of Home Affairs. At […]

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Pulwama attack was planned by Modi to win elections, alleges ex-Mizoram Governor

New Delhi: Former Mizoram Governor Aziz Qureshi on Sunday alleged that the 14 February attack on CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama was planned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to win the Lok Sabha elections. Speaking in Madhya Pradesh, Qureshi, according to a video shared by news agency ANI, said, “You planned the attack […]

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BJP preparing for another Balakot like strike to gain votes: Mehbooba

Srinagar, Apr 15: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and former chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was preparing for another Balakote like strike to gain the votes. Mehbooba in a tweet said it seems like misappropriation of jawans sacrifices and polarising the electorate hasn’t helped BJP as it was […]