29 Jul 2020
China's celebrated fighter jet toothless compared to Rafale: Ex-IAF Chief
With the airbase in Ambala prepared to welcome five Rafale jets, the former chief of Indian Air Force (IAF), BS Dhanoa has hailed the "game changing jets," saying that China's J 20 doesn't even come close to the fresh dispatch from France.
02 Jul 2020
RS Prasad calls ban on Chinese apps as "digital strike"
Endorsing what the government's supporters have been saying after 59 Chinese apps were banned this week, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said India conducted a "digital strike" with the surprise move.
02 Jul 2020
While LAC simmers with tensions, LoC being watched too
Already engaged with an eyeball-to-eyeball conflict with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Indian armed forces have not lost sight of the Line of Control (LoC) from where Pakistan regularly launches attacks.
24 Jun 2020
Reduce High Commission staff by 50%: India tells Pakistan
Already at loggerheads with Pakistan for several years, India on Tuesday decided to reduce the presence of the neighboring country's staff at the High Commission in New Delhi.
30 May 2020
Migrants suffered tremendously, accepts PM Modi in letter to nation
As he completed the first year of his second term today, May 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a verbose letter to Indians, detailing the achievements of his government, and also conceding that migrant workers, artisans, craftsmen, and hawkers suffered in the recent days.
14 Feb 2020
Who benefited the most, asks Rahul on Pulwama attack's anniversary
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has used the Pulwama attack of 2019 to slam Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party BJP.
04 Jan 2020
After Article 370's abrogation, peace returning to J&K: Army Chief
New Army Chief Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Friday that peace is returning to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, months after the contentious Article 370 was rescinded by the Centre, led by BJP.
03 Jan 2020
Citing threats, United States asks airlines to avoid Pakistani airspace
The United States has asked all its airlines and pilots to be careful while using Pakistani airspace due to "extremist or militant activity".
13 Dec 2019
Sanjay Leela Bhansali to produce film on Balakot airstrike
Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, in collaboration with T-Series' Bhushan Kumar, will be producing a film based on the Balakot airstrike, that was carried out by the Indian Air Force (IAF) earlier this year.
17 Oct 2019
Last month, SpiceJet flight intercepted by Pakistan jets amid confusion
With Indo-Pak tensions heightened since the Balakot airstrikes, Pakistani fighter jets intercepted a SpiceJet passenger plane over their airspace last month, sources in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said today.
08 Oct 2019
Air Force Day: Abhinandan Varthaman leads MiG-21 Bison formation
India's hero, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, took to the skies on Tuesday, the 87th Air Force Day, as he led a formation of MiG-21 Bison over Hindon airbase.
04 Oct 2019
IAF releases promotional video featuring Balakot airstrikes. But why?
The Balakot airstrikes, launched as a response to the dastardly Pulwama attack, served its purpose.
04 Oct 2019
"Big mistake" to shoot down our own chopper: IAF Chief
A day after Balakot airstrikes of February, Pakistani jets attacked army installations. To give a response to them, the Indian Air Force (IAF) pressed a couple of its helicopters to service.
26 Sep 2019
India and Pakistan have got to 'work it out': Trump
United States President Donald Trump, who has lately been taking a lot of interest in issues concerning India and Pakistan, on Wednesday said both warring South Asian neighbors have "got to work it out".
23 Sep 2019
Jaish camp in Balakot, bombed by IAF, is functioning again
The camp of terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed in Pakistan's Balakot, which was bombed by Indian Air Force jets in February, has started functioning again, Army Chief Bipin Rawat announced on Monday.
02 Sep 2019
Abhinandan Varthaman flies with IAF Chief: Details here
Wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who brought down an F-16 of Pakistan in February, flew with IAF Chief BS Dhanoa from the Pathankot airbase for some 30 minutes on Monday.
23 Aug 2019
Another embarrassment for Pakistan, UN backs its Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka
In yet another major embarrassment for Pakistan, the United Nations has refused to take any action against Priyanka Chopra, who is the body's Goodwill Ambassador.
22 Aug 2019
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman back in cockpit, starts flying MiG-21
Six months ago, Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman sustained grave injuries during an aerial combat between Indian and Pakistani forces.
28 Jul 2019
Pakistan military spokesperson shares fake video to discredit Balakot strikes
In February, the Indian Air Force eliminated Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps located in Balakot, Pakistan, by conducting airstrikes.
19 Jun 2019
Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist, whose car was used for Pulwama attack, killed
In what qualifies as a big success for security forces, Jaish-e-Mohammed's Sajad Maqbool Bhat, whose car was used for the deadly Pulwama attack, was killed in a gunfight on Tuesday. Along with Bhat, his recruiter Tauseef Bhat was also killed.
14 Jun 2019
#SCOSummit: Modi talks on terrorism, launches veiled attack at Pakistan
At the ongoing Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack at Pakistan, without explicitly mentioning the neighboring country.
10 Jun 2019
Terror camps in PoK shut down fearing retaliation from India
In the past few months, Pakistan has shut down terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) near the LoC, fearing retaliation from India after the Indian Air Force's Balakot airstrike.
05 Jun 2019
Pulwama: Terrorists barge into house, kill woman, injure youth
A woman was killed and another youth was injured in Kashmir's Pulwama on Wednesday after terrorists opened fire.
03 Jun 2019
Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor, given Cabinet rank
On Monday, the Government of India reappointed National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval to the post for five more years, and also gave him a Cabinet rank.
31 May 2019
From JNU student to FinMin, tracing Nirmala Sitharaman's incredible journey
On Friday, Nirmala Sitharaman took charge as India's new Finance Minister, making her the senior-most woman in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet.
14 May 2019
Priyanka Gandhi makes fun of PM Modi over 'radar-cloud' comment
Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a peculiar remark about Balakot strikes. In an interview, he said he approved the risky operation even after the weather turned bad.
12 May 2019
Balakot strikes: Modi thought 'clouds will help escape radar'
The Balakot airstrikes emboldened the country's spirits and the ruling BJP saw an electoral opportunity in it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speeches have proved this more than once.
10 May 2019
Father of Pulwama martyr wants development, not politicization of forces
The entire country mourned martyrdom of 40 CRPF soldiers this year. On February 14, the soldiers became victims of the worst ever terror attack to hit Kashmir in decades.
08 May 2019
Nearly 170 JeM members were killed in India's #BalakotAirstrikes: Report
As many as 130-170 members of the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terror outfit were killed in Balakot airstrikes carried out by Indian on 26 February, reveals a new report.
03 May 2019
Election Commission gives clean chits to both Modi and Rahul
Handing over a long rope to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Election Commission gave him another clean chit on Thursday for his speech in which he claimed India hadn't kept its nuclear buttons for Diwali.
02 May 2019
Like Godhra, Pulwama a BJP conspiracy, says ex-Gujarat CM Vaghela
On Wednesday, former Gujarat Chief Minister and NCP leader Shankersinh Vaghela said Pulwama terror attack was a conspiracy of BJP, just like the Godhra train burning incident of 2002.
29 Apr 2019
Congress moves SC against Modi, Shah for violating poll code
On Monday, Congress moved Supreme Court alleging that Election Commission isn't taking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah for violating Model Code of Conduct.
25 Apr 2019
Secrecy, success and propaganda war: IAF reviews Balakot strikes
On February 26, IAF breached Pakistani airspace to attack Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Balakot as a response to Pulwama attack, in which 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred.
25 Apr 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Rajyavardhan Rathore on absent Opposition, Modi 'current' and more
The political heat in the nation has become directly proportional to mercury. Tensions are running high and a lot is at stake for parties.
21 Apr 2019
IAF recommends Abhinandan Varthaman for Vir Chakra for downing F-16
The Indian Air Force has recommended Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman for Vir Chakra, the third highest gallantry award in the military during the war, for downing an F-16 in a dogfight in February.
11 Apr 2019
43 days after airstrikes, Pakistan takes media to Balakot
On Wednesday, Pakistan took a bunch of international media personnel and foreign diplomats to a seminary in Balakot, which was attacked by Indian Air Force jets on February 26.
11 Apr 2019
PM Modi's Balakot comment during rally violated code: Report
Prima facie the comments of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Latur, where he asked first-time voters to vote for army men who carried out the Balakot strikes, violated the Model Code of Conduct, a report in IE claimed.
09 Apr 2019
Pakistan itself gave proofs of Balakot strikes: PM Modi
In what can be seen as yet another confirmation from Centre on the success of Balakot strikes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Pakistan itself shared proofs of the operation.
06 Apr 2019
Dismissing US report, IAF proves Abhinandan Varthaman shot down F-16
The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday reiterated its claim that a Pakistani F-16 jet was shot down during aerial combat on February 27 near Nowshera area.
29 Mar 2019
Pulwama, Balakot and more: 7 big takeaways from Modi's interview
After kicking off the poll campaign on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave an interview to Republic TV on Friday where he spoke about a range of issues.