If someone comes with machine gun to fire, you finish him off before he does: Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar said that the main aim of NDA government is to make borders of our country safe.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 19, 2016 9:17 pm
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Addressing BJP’s Vijay Sankalp Meet in Panaji, Manohar Parrikar said that he has given clear instructions to fire before someone else does. “My clear directions are if someone comes with machine gun to fire, you finish him off before he does,” Manohar Parrikar said. “Therefore we were able to give befitting response to our enemy,” he added. Parrikar said that the main aim of NDA government is to make borders of our country safe. “After we came to power, our attention was on making our borders safe.”

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With less than six-months for the state assembly election, Bharatiya Janatha Party (BJP) formally began its poll campaign from the Vijay Sankalp Rally which was flagged off by Union Defence Minister and senior Party leader Manohar Parrikar.

Manohar Parrikar last week had also raised questions on India’s ‘no first use’ nuclear policy. He asked why India cannot say “we are a responsible nuclear power and I will not use it irresponsibly” instead of affirming a “no first use policy”, adding that the remarks were personal in nature.

“Why should I bind myself? I should say I am a responsible nuclear power and I will not use it irresponsibly. This is my(personal) thinking,” Parrikar had said.

India had declared a ‘no first use’ nuclear policy in 1998 after a nuclear weapon test.

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First Published on: November 19, 2016 9:08 pm
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    Prateik
    Nov 19, 2016 at 11:01 pm
    Manohar parikar is the most intelligent defense minister.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Hi..hi..just kidding!
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      IML sood
      Nov 19, 2016 at 6:29 pm
      This is the language that Defence Minister of a strong country like India should speak.The nervousness and fear start visible on the faces of enemy and their few sympathisers whose comments reflect their pale condition.Their turn is though late but sure to come when each every anti national will be exposed and dealt with properly even if they have fake ideny.
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        End of
        Nov 19, 2016 at 4:39 pm
        moron spotted
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          End of
          Nov 19, 2016 at 4:38 pm
          moron spotted..by the by its brown trousers..
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            arc
            Nov 19, 2016 at 7:29 pm
            Waiting for jawans to obey his command the moment they see Parrikar with armed security.
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              BAPTY.s Seshasayee
              Nov 19, 2016 at 3:56 pm
              one of our best Ministers and A DESHBAKHT BAKHT.
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                M. Fazal
                Nov 20, 2016 at 6:49 pm
                Hey Parikar you have absolutely no idea about the army at all. Shame you are the defence Minister to have given the idea to the Army that it already knows too well. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Do you think the army men are dumb wits that you have tell them what to do. They are not going to invite the AK 47 toting guy shooting at the army for dinner or to share hot piping Biryani with him
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                  kither opresser
                  Nov 19, 2016 at 6:50 pm
                  He only knows how to create the hype and momentum as a Bharat. Mataa is everything because of his and Many of his colleagues in his government has made India fragile society where no one trust anyone.
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                    mathimathi
                    Nov 19, 2016 at 3:52 pm
                    RS SS PARRIKAR is an why he can't go around machine guns.?
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                      mathimathi
                      Nov 19, 2016 at 4:24 pm
                      khaki knicker detected.
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                        mathimathi
                        Nov 19, 2016 at 4:23 pm
                        khaki half pants detected.
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                          NEO
                          Nov 19, 2016 at 4:01 pm
                          Awesome Sir!!! Jewel of Mother Bharat...
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                            NEO
                            Nov 19, 2016 at 3:59 pm
                            SaapTard Detected....
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                              sreedhar
                              Nov 19, 2016 at 7:57 pm
                              After Milind Sonamn, two new great models in Indian fashion ramp are NAMO and PARIKAR. Their next advt is Pathanjali soaps, in wich both models will show their chest and muscle and chiseled body. Already girls are crooning
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                                sreedhar
                                Nov 19, 2016 at 7:08 pm
                                Soldier has become the masterpiece of new middle cl vocubulary. Their cl is being referred as kind of next holy-cows of India and new group of soldier-vigilanties are also emerging in cyber space. Just like India is being divided today in the name of religion and cast, NAMO will divide our soldiers too in the name of religion and cast. They are rediculing Indian army by dragging them into cheap TV debates and cyber debates
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                                  sreedhar
                                  Nov 19, 2016 at 4:40 pm
                                  he sounds like MANOHAR RAMBO OR TERMINATOR. Anyway, if there is a le for patriotism , for his talks , he will be the first recipient. But, of course, our great leaders and inspiring personalities like ABDULKALAMJI may not have got such a le anytime in his life, because people like him never speak like this and in today's India, any one who speak sensibly is termed as anti-national.
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                                    sreedhar
                                    Nov 19, 2016 at 6:33 pm
                                    it seems you are a modern version of Nationalist. India is not only defended by the person who is doing his job in army, but by millions who remove sweage, police, farmers, workers,teachers etc etc etc. It's not only a nation of soldiers, it's a nation of many others who do their duty to keep India as india and to make it a progressing nation. When did we start talking only about Soldiers and why did today a few middle cl ,start bringing 'soldier' into every trivial political discussion. In fact people like Parikar has demeaned the services of such millions by referring their names for cheap political gains. In fact Parikar's frequent chest thumping has put the soldiers into more aggressive threat from across the boarder and threat to their life. the less people like Parikar talk the more India will be stronger
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                                      sreedhar
                                      Nov 19, 2016 at 7:34 pm
                                      Parikar is the salman Khan of Indian politics.what he still do not know is, India is not only defended by the person who is doing his job in army, but by millions who remove sweage, police, farmers, workers,teachers etc etc etc. It's not only a nation of soldiers, it's a nation of many others who do their duty to keep India as india and to make it a progressing nation. When did we start talking only about Soldiers and why did today a few middle cl ,start bringing 'soldier' into every trivial political discussion. In fact people like Parikar has demeaned the services of such millions by referring their names for cheap political gains. In fact Parikar's frequent chest thumping has put the soldiers into more aggressive threat from across the boarder and threat to their life. the less people like Parikar talk the more our soldiers life will be safe, their families will be happy and India will be stronger. Parikar is the new blood sucking parasite which has invaded our army
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                                        Raj
                                        Nov 19, 2016 at 5:21 pm
                                        News: Another soldier killed. BJP: We salute the martyr. End of story, with BJP earning brownie points.
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                                          Raj
                                          Nov 19, 2016 at 5:18 pm
                                          So why are our soldiers being killed which was not the case before?
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                                            Citizen
                                            Nov 19, 2016 at 4:55 pm
                                            Use high tech methods to secure the borders. A nation with out secure borders is like a house with out any doors or security which becomes a shelter for all anti social elements. Jaihind
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