Rajeev Kumar further emphasised that India had not “escalated” tensions with Pakistan in the wake of the Indian Air Force strike on Balakot and called the operation a “non-military” strike to avert possible terrorist attacks in the country.
Referring to Congress's refusal to accept the authenticity of strikes, Qureshi said, Congress is now questioning the claims of the government today. Congress is asking for the proofs of attacks on terrorist camps and the government does not have an answer.
In an article titled, "After India Loses Dogfight to Pakistan, Questions Arise About Its ‘Vintage’ Military", the writer Maria Abi-Habib has carefully omitted some facts and indulged in pushing a false narrative that projects Indian Armed Forces in a poor light.
Interestingly, even after three years of the inauguration, the factory at Amethi did not even have carbine design which it can produce. The CAG in its audit report of 2010-11 had observed that the sanction of an ordnance factory at Amethi was an ill-conceived idea for several reasons.
The Indian Express report suggests that the Jaish terrorists had undergone different training courses. The terrorists were trained with a three-month advance combat course called Daura-e-Khas and an advanced arms training course called Daura-Al-Raad, officials said.
The state government has issued an advisory after receiving intelligence inputs that the terrorists might choose the sea-route for retaliation. The state government has also asked to keep vigil on any suspicious movement in the coastal areas.
An anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), anti-tank missile, anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) or anti-armour guided weapon is a guided missile primarily designed to hit and destroy heavily armoured military vehicles and heavy artilleries
The Indian defence establishment had reportedly thought of sending a special aircraft to Pakistan to bring back Wing Commander Varthaman who was captured by Pakistan after he had shot down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 jet during aerial combat on Wednesday.
This is the first statement by the Indian Army, Navy and Airforce after India carried out airstrikes deep inside Pakistan territory, right up to Balakot, flattening Jaish-e-Mohammad terror camps, as a response to the Pulwama terror attack.
In a joint press conference today, the representative of all three wings of the Indian Armed Forces, Army, Navy and the Airforce today exposed Pakistan's lies and provided evidence that Pakistan had indeed used F16s to target Indian military installations