Gaurav C Sawant

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Editor,Strategic Affairs, India Today TV. Author Dateline Kargil (Macmillan).

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Indian Army’s use of civilian as human shield was illegal, but was it effective?

Rules of engagement for the armed forces are clear: First warn, then fire for impact.

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Hafiz Saeed's detention is no proof Pakistan is cracking down on terror

Islamabad is trying to buy time and open a conversation with the Donald Trump administration after detaining 26/11 mastermind yet again.

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Will Modi government protect interests of soldiers the way they protect our borders?

As services battle the bureaucracy over pay parity, they hope PM's #Sandesh2soldiers will be 'India First'.

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How Indian Army saved the Pride of Pampore

This time, the story was different - the forces were confident there were no hostages inside the EDI premises.

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Indus Waters Treaty: If Pakistan wants blood, it will have to be threatened with water

There is no question of abrogating the pact, but nothing stops India from harnessing the river to its full potential.

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Pakistan stands exposed. Even UN recorded its brutalities in Balochistan

The Baloch genocide is a reality the world can ill-afford to ignore.

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Mehbooba Mufti exposes the patrons of violence in Kashmir Valley

The Jammu & Kashmir CM insists the issue requires a political solution which cannot be achieved through terror.

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Pakistan will burn its fingers trying to stoke the Kashmir fire

Islamabad's strategy is set to fail because the world does not support terror and Burhan Wani was a terrorist.

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As Quetta burned, Pakistan army played golf

Social media in the terrorism-ravaged country is up in arms against the callous security establishment.

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