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Jaswant singh, Maulana masood azhar, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Hijacking

Hijacked Logic: As politics over 1999's IC 814 rages now, are we really different today?

It's said that PM Vajpayee acted under pressure, releasing Maulana Masood Azhar in exchange for Indian hostages. But what would an Indian PM do today?


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Masood Azhar, IC-814, Kashmir, Pulwama terror attack

Maulana Masood Azhar: The man India freed after the 1999 IC-814 hijack is behind Pulwama

Here’s what happened over those seven days in December 1999, between the hijacking of the plane and the ultimate release of three terrorists, one of whom went on to start Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).


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AS Dulat, RAW, Hijacking, IC-814

What former RAW chief AS Dulat left out of his book

His silence on passenger number 162 on seat 16C, SBS Tomar, is baffling.