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Our allegiance is to the Constitution, says Army Chief Naravane

12 Jan 2020

Our allegiance is to the Constitution, says Army Chief Naravane

Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Saturday that the force's allegiance is to the Constitution of India and its core values of justice, equality and fraternity, enshrined in the Preamble.

JeM's launch pads destroyed, 18 terrorists killed by Indian Army

23 Oct 2019

JeM's launch pads destroyed, 18 terrorists killed by Indian Army

The Indian Army has managed to inflict serious damage on terrorists, who enjoy the support of Pakistani forces.

Someone is trying to disrupt peace in J&K: Army Chief

21 Oct 2019

Someone is trying to disrupt peace in J&K: Army Chief

The condition in Jammu and Kashmir has been headlining news for quite some time now. Though the government claims there's no clampdown in the border state, things are far from normal.

Indian Army attacks terror launch pads in PoK: Reports

20 Oct 2019

Indian Army attacks terror launch pads in PoK: Reports

On Sunday, the Indian Army attacked at least four terror launch pads situated in Pakistan occupied Kashmir, killing 4-5 Pakistani soldiers and injuring several others, reports said.

21 killed in 2,050 ceasefire-violations by Pakistan in 2019: MEA

15 Sep 2019

21 killed in 2,050 ceasefire-violations by Pakistan in 2019: MEA

The Pakistani Army resorted to more than 2,050 cases of unprovoked ceasefire violations at the Line of Control (LoC) this year, in which 21 Indian civilians lost their lives, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Sunday.

At PoK-rally, Imran Khan says Kashmir events will 'provoke' Muslims

14 Sep 2019

At PoK-rally, Imran Khan says Kashmir events will 'provoke' Muslims

On Friday, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan slammed India, again, for revoking Article 370, withdrawing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, and putting the border state under unprecedented security cover.

Imran Khan to hold mega rally in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir today

13 Sep 2019

Imran Khan to hold mega rally in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir today

Amid brewing tensions between India and Pakistan, the latter nation's Prime Minister Imran Khan is all set to hold a "big jalsa" or public gathering to "express solidarity" towards residents of Kashmir.

No civilian casualties; will announce 50,000 jobs: J&K Governor

28 Aug 2019

No civilian casualties; will announce 50,000 jobs: J&K Governor

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday apprised the media about the current situation in Kashmir.

After Pakistan quotes Gandhi, he calls Kashmir India's 'internal matter'

28 Aug 2019

After Pakistan quotes Gandhi, he calls Kashmir India's 'internal matter'

Congress' ex-President Rahul Gandhi has made his stand "absolutely clear" on the Kashmir issue. He called it India's internal matter and reiterated that there's no room for any other country to "intervene".

Talks with Pakistan only on PoK, not J&K: Rajnath Singh

18 Aug 2019

Talks with Pakistan only on PoK, not J&K: Rajnath Singh

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday reiterated India's tough stand to Pakistan, asserting that bilateral talks, if any, will now focus only on Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir and not Jammu & Kashmir.

Environment, population control and more: Decoding PM Modi's I-Day speech

15 Aug 2019

Environment, population control and more: Decoding PM Modi's I-Day speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his customary Independence Day speech on Thursday from Delhi's Red Fort.

#Article370Scrapped: How is J&K internal matter, asks Congress; commits blunder

06 Aug 2019

#Article370Scrapped: How is J&K internal matter, asks Congress; commits blunder

In what qualifies as one of the biggest gaffes of Congress in recent days, their Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday asked how was Jammu and Kashmir India's "internal matter" when the issue was being monitored by the UN.

Article 370 not permanent, says Amit Shah in Parliament

28 Jun 2019

Article 370 not permanent, says Amit Shah in Parliament

On Friday, Lok Sabha debutant and Union Home Minister Amit Shah reiterated BJP's stand on the contentious Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.

#GamingBytes: Pokemon Go-like game featuring Harry Potter released

21 Jun 2019

#GamingBytes: Pokemon Go-like game featuring Harry Potter released

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite takes the gameplay of Pokemon Go and adds to it the charm of Potter-verse, creating a game that'll appeal to ardent and casual Harry Potter fans alike.

Terror camps in PoK shut down fearing retaliation from India

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.

5 questions for (Kabhi)neta Kamal Haasan

13 May 2019

5 questions for (Kabhi)neta Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan is a part-time politician. When he is bored, his team asks him to perform in front of live audience. Case in point: Voters in a Muslim-dominated area (by his own admission) of Karur district.

#GamingBytes: Pokémon fans rejoice! New smartphone game releasing soon

11 May 2019

#GamingBytes: Pokémon fans rejoice! New smartphone game releasing soon

Pokémon are adorable and their games, fun. Soon, we will have a new Pokémon video game to play on our smartphones.

'Detective Pikachu' early reviews: A fun-filled adventure with Ryan Reynolds

03 May 2019

'Detective Pikachu' early reviews: A fun-filled adventure with Ryan Reynolds

Over time, Hollywood has released multiple films based on popular media franchises, especially video games.

LoC trade with PoK suspended; routes being used by terror-elements

18 Apr 2019

LoC trade with PoK suspended; routes being used by terror-elements

The Center on Thursday suspended the LoC (Line of Control) trade between Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Pakistan says no terror-camps exist in locations shared by India

28 Mar 2019

Pakistan says no terror-camps exist in locations shared by India

Replying to the dossier on Pulwama attack, Pakistan's Foreign Office said on Thursday that no terror camps were found in 22 locations which India "pinpointed".

#RIPManoharParrikar: 5 things the Goa CM should be remembered for

18 Mar 2019

#RIPManoharParrikar: 5 things the Goa CM should be remembered for

Four-time Goa CM and former Defense Minister, Manohar Parrikar, passed away on Sunday at 63 after battling a prolonged illness.

Rakhi Sawant is willing to destroy Pakistan with 50-100 bombs

01 Mar 2019

Rakhi Sawant is willing to destroy Pakistan with 50-100 bombs

The ongoing cross border tension between India and Pakistan has led to a surge in patriotism among Indians.

Pulwama attack: After supporting plebiscite in Kashmir, Kamal Haasan clarifies

18 Feb 2019

Pulwama attack: After supporting plebiscite in Kashmir, Kamal Haasan clarifies

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan sparked controversy on Monday by calling for a plebiscite in Kashmir, just days after the Pulwama terror attack shocked the nation.

Masood Azhar's nephew could have planned Pulwama terror attack

16 Feb 2019

Masood Azhar's nephew could have planned Pulwama terror attack

The Pulwama attack on Thursday due to which India lost 40 CRPF personnel is believed to have been the brainchild of Mohammed Umair, nephew of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar.

Vicky's 'Uri' creates record; beats 'Padmaavat', 'Sanju' in third week

01 Feb 2019

Vicky's 'Uri' creates record; beats 'Padmaavat', 'Sanju' in third week

Vicky Kaushal's Uri: The Surgical Strike has been wreaking havoc at the box office. The movie made a collection of over Rs. 167.48cr in three weeks.

Yogi Adityanath makes 'Uri' tax-free in Uttar Pradesh

29 Jan 2019

Yogi Adityanath makes 'Uri' tax-free in Uttar Pradesh

Vicky Kaushal's Uri: The Surgical Strike is reigning supreme at the box office. The movie, which released on January 11, has minted Rs. 160.78 cr and refuses to slow down.

SAARC meet: PoK minister present, Indian diplomat walks out

10 Dec 2018

SAARC meet: PoK minister present, Indian diplomat walks out

An official of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan staged a walkout of a SAARC meeting over the presence of a minister from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) at the event.

After Kartarpur, demand grows for Sharda Peeth corridor to PoK

03 Dec 2018

After Kartarpur, demand grows for Sharda Peeth corridor to PoK

More than 200 Kashmiri Pandits took out a protest march in the city of Anantnag yesterday demanding that a passage on the lines of the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikhs be opened to facilitate devotees to visit the Sharda Devi temple in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in China, seeks bailout money

02 Nov 2018

Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in China, seeks bailout money

Imran Khan arrived in Beijing today, in what is termed as the most significant visit to China by a Pakistani Prime Minister in recent years.

Bus-service with Pakistan won't change our stand on Kashmir: China

01 Nov 2018

Bus-service with Pakistan won't change our stand on Kashmir: China

China today sought to defend the proposed bus-service with Pakistan through PoK, saying its cooperation with Pakistan has nothing to do with the territorial dispute and will not change its principled stance on the Kashmir issue.

India's claim to Gilgit-Baltistan region stronger than Pakistan's: BJP leader

26 Oct 2018

India's claim to Gilgit-Baltistan region stronger than Pakistan's: BJP leader

India's claim to the Gilgit-Baltistan region is much stronger than Pakistan's as it was handed over to the Pakistani Army by two "deceitful" British military officials, BJP leader Ram Madhav said yesterday.

Indian airspace-violation: PoK 'PM' claims chopper was within Pakistani limits

01 Oct 2018

Indian airspace-violation: PoK 'PM' claims chopper was within Pakistani limits

Pakistan occupied Kashmir's (PoK) "Prime Minister" Raja Farooq Haider has claimed that the white chopper he was traveling in was "very close" to the Line of Control (LoC) but within Pakistan's airspace.

New video of 2016 surgical strikes released ahead of anniversary

27 Sep 2018

New video of 2016 surgical strikes released ahead of anniversary

With just two days remaining for the anniversary of the Indian Army's surgical strikes against terrorist launchpads in Pakistan, a second video has been released showing never-before-seen footage of the major Army operation.

UGC to varsities: Celebrate September 29 as 'Surgical Strike Day'

20 Sep 2018

UGC to varsities: Celebrate September 29 as 'Surgical Strike Day'

The University Grants Commission (UGC) today directed varsities and higher education institutions across the country to observe September 29 as "Surgical Strike Day".

Sidhu's Pakistan Army Chief hug comes back to haunt him

18 Sep 2018

Sidhu's Pakistan Army Chief hug comes back to haunt him

Ever since cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu hugged Pakistan Army Chief General Bajwa, the incident has haunted him.

J&K: 23-year-old Pakistani man arrested along LoC in Poonch

13 Sep 2018

J&K: 23-year-old Pakistani man arrested along LoC in Poonch

A Pakistani national was apprehended along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district after he crossed into India, a defense spokesman said today.

Sidhu slapped with sedition charges for hugging Pakistan Army Chief

20 Aug 2018

Sidhu slapped with sedition charges for hugging Pakistan Army Chief

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu had already courted controversy when he hugged Pakistan's army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, during newly-elected Pakistan PM Imran Khan's oath taking ceremony.

Despite video proof, Pakistan denies surgical strikes calling it 'farcical'

29 Jun 2018

Despite video proof, Pakistan denies surgical strikes calling it 'farcical'

Reacting to videos of September 2016 surgical strikes which aired on Indian news channels on Wednesday, Pakistan has once again said that no operation happened in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Surgical strike videos released, shows damage done to terror-camps

28 Jun 2018

Surgical strike videos released, shows damage done to terror-camps

Almost two years after the Indian Army conducted the surgical strike on terror camps along the border, videos of the operation have been released, that was broadcast on various TV channels on Wednesday.

Army Chief dubs UN-report on human-rights violations in J&K 'motivated'

27 Jun 2018

Army Chief dubs UN-report on human-rights violations in J&K 'motivated'

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today slammed the UN report on alleged human rights violations in Kashmir, dubbing it as "motivated".