Gaurav C Sawant

OPEN TO OPINION

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

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7 major challenges for defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman

She now faces the task of winning the trust of the armed forces.

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Hurriyat arrests: Is this the beginning of the end of Pakistan proxies in Kashmir valley?

The effort must be not just to contain the situation but to work towards a new beginning – in a terror free environment.

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End radical terror in Kashmir: It's now or never

The country in particular and the world at large have realised there is no freedom struggle in Kashmir.

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Why Nathu La is a historic pass for India and China

It's the diplomats in New Delhi, Beijing and Thimphu who must ensure lasting peace.

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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.