Tag Archives: Pakistan

Here is Why ‘Frustrated’ China Changed its Stand on Masood Azhar

China’s decision to drop its objection to the UN listing Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a terrorist reflects its growing frustration with Pakistan’s use of terror masterminds as strategic assets. Pakistan-based terror outfit JeM had carried out a suicide attack in Pulwama, in Jammu and Kashmir, in February killing

One Strike or Two Will Not Change Pakistan: Lt Gen DS Hooda

Lt Gen DS Hooda (retd) under whose charge the Indian Army conducted surgical strikes in September 2016, on Sunday said Pakistan’s behaviour will not change with one surgical strike or an airstrike. He predicted a challenge India faces with the rise of China and suggested

India Strongly Rejects Pakistan Claim of Planning Another Attack This Month

India Sunday rejected as “irresponsible” and “preposterous” Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s claim that India was planning to carry out another attack on Pakistan, saying his comments were aimed at whipping up war hysteria in the region. Qureshi told reporters in Multan that Pakistan

Pakistan Could Be Blacklisted By FATF Due To ‘Lobbying by India’, Says Qureshi

Pakistan could be blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) due to “lobbying by India”, foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said as he estimated that the country could suffer $10 billion loss annually if it remains in the watchdog’s grey list. In June last

After India and Pakistan Dogfight, Questions Arise About Indian ‘Vintage’ Military

This Article is Taken From The New York Times  It was an inauspicious moment for a military the United States is banking on to help keep an expanding China in check. An Indian Air Force pilot found himself in a dogfight last week with a

Amidst Fear of Indian Army, 4 Terror Camps Reportedly Shut Down In PoK

As the tension skirmishes between India and Pakistani forces at the border, an alert has been reportedly issued by the terror outfits to shut down their camps in the Pakistan occupied Kashmir region, as they fear another strike by the Indian Army. As per the

View: Why Are We Fighting Pakistani Jihadis One To One?

By Brigadier Arun Bajpai (Retired) After Pulwama, which happened on 14 February 2019 martyring 42 CRPF solders, five more jihadi encounters have taken place in Kashmir Valley. However, what is the matter of concern is that first time it has happened this year, after 2002,

View: India Must Rethink While Dealing With China

By Brigadier Arun Bajpai China is just not allowing India’s entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group, despite all efforts of other major powers and very recently it has once again vetoed the proposal forwarded by France, UK and America to declare terrorist Masood Azhar as

Chinooks Will Help India Quickly Transport Troops To Pak-China Border Areas

India will next week induct its first modern heavy-lift helicopter, the iconic American Chinook chopper capable of transporting howitzers and troops to forward and high-altitude areas with China and Pakistan, after a wait of over three decades. The first four of the 15 CH-47F Chinooks,

India Rejects Report Of Missile Threat To Pak During Tension

The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by US officials, including NSA John Bolton, headed off a bigger conflict, five sources familiar with the events said, reported Reuters. As per sources, India threatened to fire

Pakistan Will Become Hindustan By 2025, Start Businesses In Karachi, Lahore : RSS

RSS leader Indresh Kumar has said that after 2025 people from India could settle and start businesses in Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi, among other cities in neighbouring Pakistan. Dishing out a history lesson while speaking at an event in Dadar on Saturday, he said the

Why is Pakistan Being Secretive About JF-17’s Recent ‘Smart Weapon’ Test?

Media outlets across Pakistan on Tuesday reported the country’s air force had successfully test-fired an indigenously-built ‘smart weapon’ from a JF-17 fighter. Some Pakistani media outlets referred to the system as a ‘missile’ and others as a “extended-range smart weapon”. Several outlets also carried footage

Facts About Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman That Will Beam Your Chest With Pride

Hello Defence Lovers, Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhi Nandan Varthman,  Hands tied, bloodied face , big grilled for his Pakistani captors but remarkably still calm and Composed . Today India has saluted the bravery of the Wing Commander Abhi Nandan. The valour, mettle and

Putin Writes to Modi; White House Asks Pakistan To Shut Down Terror Havens

USA and Russia for the second consecutive day have asked perpetrators of Pulwama terror attack to be brought to justice with President Vladimir Putin asking for action against attackers and White House demanding that Pakistan dismantles terror infrastructure.  Putin sent his condolences to President Ram

Pak-Supported Terror Groups Will Continue Attacks In India: US

The terror groups supported by Pakistan will continue to conduct terrorist attacks in both India and Afghanistan, America’s spymaster has said.Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats also said Pakistan’s “narrow approach to counter terrorism cooperation-using some groups as policy tools and confronting only the militant

‘No option for India but to talk to Pakistan’- Another Crap From Pakistan

Former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri said long-lasting peace between Pakistan and India is possible through people-to-people contact. “We have taken the Kartarpur initiative believing that no progress can be achieved regarding peace between the two countries without people-to-people contact. In fact, long-lasting peace is

2008 Mumbai Terror Attack Perpetrated By Pak Terror Group LeT, Admits Imran Khan

In a first, Prime Minister Imran Khan has acknowledged that the 2008 Mumbai terror attack was perpetrated by Pakistani terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba.  “I have asked our government to find out the status of the case. Resolving that case is in our interest because it was

Facing Trump Attacks, Pakistan Military Seeks Peace With India

Pakistan’s military is making an unusually strong effort to mend ties with arch-rival India, as top generals worry about a deteriorating economy amid fractious relations with U.S. President Donald Trump. Current and former Pakistani military officials have told Bloomberg that both a slowing economy and

India’s Military Retains 4th Spot In Global Ranking, Pakistan Drops To 17

India’s military has secured the fourth position on a global index of 136 countries ranked on the basis of their military capabilities, trailing behind United States, Russia and China. While India has maintained its position among the top five nations in the Global Firepower (GFP)

If Pakistan Wants To Stay Together With India, They Have To Develop As A Secular State: Army chief

Amidst peace overtures from Islamabad, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said Friday Pakistan cannot stay together with India as long as it is an Islamic state and if they are willing to become secular, then there is an opportunity.  While Rawat has expressed concerns over cross-border terror emanating

No SAARC Participation Till Pak Stops Terror : Swaraj

There will be no dialogue with Pakistan unless it desists from terrorist activities against India, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj declared Wednesday, in a rebuff to Pakistan a day after Islamabad said it would invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the SAARC summit.  She also

Another 26/11 Type Terror Attack With Footprints in Pakistan Will Lead To War : Experts

Another major terrorist attack in India of the magnitude similar to the 26/11 strike originating from Pakistan could easily escalate into a regional war, scholars, former diplomats and US officials have warned ahead of the 10th anniversary of the deadly Mumbai terror attack.  Some 166

INS अरिहंत की तैनाती पर चिंता जताने के लिए भारत ने पाकिस्तान की आलोचना की

भारत ने परमाणु पनडुब्बी ‘आईएनएस अरिहंत’ को हाल में तैनात करने पर चिंता जताने के लिये पाकिस्तान की शुक्रवार को आलोचना की। भारत ने कहा कि यह टिप्पणी ऐसे देश से आई है जिसके लिये ‘जिम्मेदारी के सिद्धांत’ का अस्तित्व ही नहीं है। पाकिस्तान के विदेश कार्यालय के प्रवक्ता मोहम्मद

Russia’s S-400 Sale To India Won’t Imperil Its Partnership With Pakistan

There’s been a lot of talk about how Russia’s decision to sell S-400s to India might negatively affect its incipient partnership with Pakistan, but such speculation reveals an improper understanding of these two Great Powers’ developing relations that recalls the outdated zero-sum mentality of the

Pakistan Expresses Concern Over Deployment Of India’s Nuke Sub INS Arihant

 Pakistan on Thursday expressed concern over the recent deployment of India’s nuclear submarine INS Arihant, saying there should be no doubt about Islamabad’s resolve and capabilities to meet the challenges in the nuclear and conventional realms in South Asia.  “This development marks the first actual deployment of ready-to-fire

More Fully Equipped Integrated Battle Groups Planned To Face Pakistan

In a major tweak to the existing deployment and readiness levels of the Indian Army, integrated battle groups (IBGs), fully equipped with elements of warfare, are planned to be pre-positioned facing the western (Pakistan) and northern (China) borders. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, in an

Opinion: What Is The Purpose Of Threatening Pakistan, Act First, Talk Later

by Brig Arun Bajpai On 27 October, speaking on Infantry Day , Indian Army Chief threatened Pakistan that if it does not stop cross border terrorism then Indian Army has other means also to deal with it. what purpose does this threatening serve ? response

Pakistan’s Tactical Nukes: What Are The Options For India?

Time and again Pakistan keeps talking about the use of tactical nuclear weapons against the Indian forces if any attempt is made to enter its territory. Pakistan’s clamour in fact grew louder ever since it came to fore that India has something called as the

Imran Khan should worry about Bankrupt Pakistan, not Kashmir : India

On a day when Imran Khan alleged that Indian security forces are targeting innocent lives in Jammu and Kashmir, India reacted sharply and said that the Pakistani PM should worry about his country’s bankruptcy rather than focus on making false accusations. Imran on Monday claimed

Can Pakistan’s Ababeel Deceive India’s Missile Defence System?

Pakistan’s surface-to-surface nuclear-capable missile Ababeel was developed with the aim to beat India’s Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) system. Ababeel can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads, and has a range of up to 2,200 kms. More than the range, the stand out feature of this