Day: March 1, 2019

Latest News: ED Raids Chanda Kochhar, Venugopal Dhoot’s Premises

The BSF has arrested an Indian national near border out post, Maboke in Ferozepur in Punjab. A mobile phone with a Pakistani SIM card, in use, has been seized from his possession. The phone number is added to eight Pakistani groups while six other Pakistani phone numbers have also also been retrieved from him. The […]

By announcing release of captured IAF pilot, Imran Khan takes hold of narrative for now, grabs moral high ground

On Wednesday, social media was full of images and video clips of captured IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman bloodied, arrested, blindfolded, then cleaned up and casually quizzed while sipping a cup of tea. His MiG-21 Bison jet had been shot down, following a duel with a Pakistan Air Force F-16, inside Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. In […]

Sonam Kapoor Lambasted for Sharing Post Saying Soldiers Pay the Price for ‘Hindu-Islamic Fundamentalists’

Amid heightened tension between India and Pakistan, Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor-Ahuja has come under fire for promoting allegedly ‘anti-Hindu’ sentiments on her social media. The actress recently shared a post by the Facebook parody page ‘Humans of Hindutva’ on her Instagram handle’s ‘Stories’ feature. The popular Snapchat-inspired feature allows users to put up short posts […]

Pakistan to Release IAF Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman: What Next?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday, 28 February said that he is willing to release the captured Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman on Friday, 1 March as a gesture of peace. Amid the heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, US President Donald Trump on Thursday, 28 February had hinted that there was some […]

Pakistan set to send IAF pilot Abhinandan Vartaman back to India amid Donald Trump’s claims to aiding in de-escalation

New Delhi/Islamabad: Pakistan said on Thursday that it was considering returning a captured Indian pilot, as US president Donald Trump said American mediation was helping to defuse a crisis between the two nuclear powers a day after both downed enemy jets. The pilot, reportedly identified by Islamabad as Wing Commander Abhinandan Vartaman, became the human […]