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

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Mission Shakti: India's satellite strike in space is as significant as its nuclear tests

The ability to accurately destroy a satellite gives a powerful message to our adversaries. They are forewarned to not cross any red lines, even in space.

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Finally, action taken against JKLF, the oldest terrorist group in J&K

It's certainly a strong step. But is this also a classic case of too little, too late?

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Two Kinds of Terror: Why China saves Masood Azhar but takes harsh action against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang

While it goes after an entire community, incarcerating Uighurs reportedly in concentration camps, China shields a self-confessed terrorist. Why the double standards?

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Imran Khan, Pakistan's 'PM select'

Why the Pak army has chosen 'Im the dim' as PM, the deep state's moves and implications for India.

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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.