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Exclusive! How the surgical strikes were planned
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Exclusive! How the surgical strikes were planned

'Not a single soldier should be left behind in enemy territory.'Nitin A Gokhale's fascinating account on how the Indian Army conducted the daring and successful cross-border operation in September 2016.An exclusive excerpt from Nitin's engaging book, Securing India the Modi Way: Pathankot, Surgical Strikes and More. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters. For Col H and Col K (names withheld), the moment of reckoning arrived on the afternoon of 18 September 2016. Throughout that morning, the Commanding ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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2 army men, among 5, selected for Kirti Chakra

  Two armymen, who sacrificed their lives during anti-terror operations, were among five security force personnel selected for the prestigious Kirti Chakra, the second highest gallantry award. President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday approved a total of 112 gallantry awards for defence and paramilitary personnel for their sacrifices to the nation, the defence ministry said. Havildar Giris Gurung of Gorkha Rifles, Major David Manlun from the Naga Regiment and Pramod Kumar, Commandant of 49 ...
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How successful were surgical strikes?

The strategic success of the surgical strikes has not matched their brilliant tactical achievement, says Shekhar Gupta. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Here are two sets of evidence as we assess the cost-benefit outcome of the surgical strikes last year. The first of these is being presented by the military establishment at the say-so of the political leadership. It isn't being done through a conventional method like a press conference with a liveried general explaining the operation on a ...
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Surgical strike, one year later: Books and film on anvil

Its past midnight. The moon -- just a sliver in the inky sky -- watches as elite commanders billow out of choppers into enemy land. Four hours later, they are back in India, having razed seven terror camps. Just what the director or the author ordered. The ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
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UP govt draws widespread criticism over BHU violence

Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh government was desperately trying to control the damage done over its police caning women students of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU). The student fraternity in several districts as well as Opposition parties are angry at the ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago
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Salute the Special Forces for the Surgical Strikes!

'India showcased its ability to launch multiple Special Forces strikes simultaneously across a well defended front.''Through these strikes Pakistan was given a glimpse of the full range of India's military capabilities,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). On the night of September 28, 2016, several teams of the Special Forces of the Indian Army crossed the Line of Control, walked stealthily through gaps in the forward defences of the Pakistan army. The highly trained commandos quietly made ...
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From the Raj to Azadi, how I saw India change

As a child in British India, Bharati Dutt, now 81, lived a privileged and sheltered life in an extended joint family of civil servants, doctors, engineers and Gandhians. Between the ages of seven and 11, when just old enough to understand, chronicle and remember, she witnessed the life-changing events that shaped a nation still struggling to break out of the shackles of its past and forge a new future. Bharati Dutt shared her memories -- a narrative of India on the threshold of freedom as seen ...
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We need bunkers more than food: Border residents to Rajnath

Uproot from their homes and living in schools-turned-camps, people living along borders on Monday demanded setting up of "individual bunkers" at their residences near the Line of Control as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reached out to them in Nowshera. Over 5,000 people living in 23 hamlets along the LoC were forced to shun homes and hearths in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district following heavy firing and shelling four months ago.   Four civilians were killed and five others were ...
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J-K: DGP S.P. Vaid hails Pulwama encounter bravehearts

[India], August 27 (ANI): Director General of Police (DGP), Jammu and Kashmir, S.P. Vaid on Sunday said that the bravehearts of the Pulwama encounter played an excellent role in evacuating families affected in Saturday's encounter. "Our boys did a great job ...
 Sify1 month ago
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Khattar refuses to learn from the past: Haryana stands unraveled again thanks to Ram Rahim verdict

The Haryana government under Manohar Lal Khattar seems to have learned nothing from its previous experiences. And as a result, not only Haryana, but even the neighbouring states have been pushed to the brink of an emergency. This is the third time that the ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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