Free Press Journal
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    Politics over surgical strikes natural

    War is a mere continuation of politics by other means. In military parlance surgical strikes are a form of a limited war. These are special operations aimed at a target and are performed with precision in a short duration. But the linkage with politics is inevitable and undeniable. So it is natural that we are witnessing a pretty heavy dose of partisan politics ever since the Indian Army carried out a swift surgical operation

  • “Artistes in Pakistan and India are equally innocent”, says Javed Akhtar

    As one of the most astute articulate and informed voices in the Indian film industry, poet-writer-thinker-activist Javed Akhtar is understandably concerned about the escalated tension between India and Pakistan and the ensuing call for a ban on Pakistani presence in Bollywood.

  • Situation still ‘live’ after surgical strikes: IAF chief Arup Raha

    New Delhi: The situation on the frontier with Pakistan is still “live” after the surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads by the Indian Army across the Line of Control (LOC) in Jammu and Kashmir, the IAF chief said Tuesday, adding that the force is fully capable of handling any eventuality, including a two-front war.

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    We congratulate the central government on this diplomatic step

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the surgical strike at the Line of Control (LoC) which took place late night on Wednesday was a reply to the Uri attack and congratulated the central government and Indian Army for taking such a bold diplomatic step.

  • Kabul backs India on surgical strikes in PoK

    New Delhi: Afghanistan on Friday backed India on the cross-border surgical strikes in Pakistani territory, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi was taking “bold decisions” in the fight against terrorism.

  • Shiv Sena praises army strike, says ‘crush the snake’

    Mumbai: Praising the Indian Army’s surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, the Shiv Sena on Friday said the next step is to “crush the (Pakistani) snake totally, so that it never raises its hood again against India”.

  • India trying to secure release of captured soldier

    New Delhi, India said on Friday it was trying to secure the release of an Indian soldier taken into custody in Pakistan after he inadvertently crossed the border.

  • Pakistan scuttles Indian participation in Asian Trade meet

    New Delhi, Pakistan scuttled India’s participation in the Asian Trade Promotion Forum CEO meet held this week by withholding travel permission of an Indian High Commission official to Lahore, informed sources said on Friday.

  • India Pak tension: 20,000 border residents migrate to safety in J&K

    Jammu, Over 20,000 residents of border villages in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts on Friday migrated to safer places as the authorities declared areas close to the international border “out of bounds for all civilian movement”.

  • IMPPA bans Pakistani artistes, technicians in India

    Mumbai, The Indian Motion Pictures Producers’ Association (IMPPA) on Friday announced it has decided to ban Pakistani artistes and technicians from working in India until the hostilities between the two countries subside.

  • Communication between India-Pak important to reduce tensions: US

    Washington : Asserting that Washington is following the situation closely over the surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army on terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC), US State Department spokesperson, John Kirby said that his country understands that Indian and Pakistani militaries have been in communication and believe that continued communication is obviously important to reduce tensions.