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POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Manmohan Singh, Surgical strikes, Indian Army

Whose surgical strike anyway: The armed forces are caught in a messy tug-of-war between the BJP and the Congress

The politicisation of the armed forces and attacks on Pakistan continues unabated in the final leg of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Air strike, Terrorism, Balakot

The implications of India’s Balakot action

As the world watches, how India's air-strike could play out in bilateral, regional and international terms now.

POLITICS

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JeM, Terrorism, Imran Khan, Pakistan

Why Surgical Strikes 2.0 is a time for wisdom, not shallow excitement

Now, more than ever, leaders of nations need to be given a humbling sense of history.

POLITICS

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Terrorism, Video game, Call of Duty, MIG 21

Surgical Strikes 2.0: For a kid of the 90s, this is my first real taste of war, and I don't like it

Amid all the mounting frenzy, I suddenly realised, this is not a game of Call of Duty. It's war. One that could soon step out of our living rooms and become the end of us all.

POLITICS

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Salman Khan, Akshay kumar, Anupam Kher, Air Force

How's the josh? Bollywood reacts to Surgical Strikes 2.0

Bollywood celebrities have taken to Twitter to salute the IAF for the air strikes. Here's what they had to say.

VOICES

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Air Force, Air strike, BJP, War

Kashmir in Surgical Strikes 2.0: Why India owes the Valley peace, not war

Caught between the rhetoric and growing reality of a war between India and Pakistan, Kashmir's nerves are on the edge and its people close to breaking down. If India cares, it should show us this.

POLITICS

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BJP, Narendra Modi, Terrorism, Masood Azhar

Surgical Strikes Part 2: This works, war does not

Surgical strikes are the most optimum response. No one wants an outright war between two nuclear nations.

VARIETY

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Surgical strikes, Narendra Modi, Vicky Kaushal, Uri

I loved Vicky Kaushal's 'Uri'. But our netas are messing with my josh!

The government was not the star of the film. The jawans were. The BJP should just leave it be.

VOICES

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Doklam, Surgical strikes, Kashmir, Indian armed forces

Responding to an intellectual’s opinion about the Indian Armed Forces

From wars with other nations to our internal conflicts, the military has done a stellar job.

POLITICS

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Congress, Army, BJP, Surgical strikes

Surgical strikes: Why disclosure of sensitive ops is neither in military nor national interest

The cinematic glamorising of plain military actions, to make them appear 'Rambo-like', is regrettable.