Pathankot attack: PM Modi chairs meeting to review situation with NSA, Foreign Secy

During the meeting, Doval is understood to have given a detailed account of the Pathankot air base attack which has been going on since the wee hours of Saturday.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: January 4, 2016 12:30 am
pathankot, pathankot attack, pathankot terror attack, pathankot air base attack, pathankot modi meeting, narendra modi, modi nsa pathankot meting, pathankot nsa level meeting, india news, latest news The meeting lasted for over two hours, the sources said. “Immediately on landing in Delhi, PM Narendra Modi is chairing a high-level meeting with the NSA, Foreign Secretary and other officials,” the PMO tweeted as the meeting began.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight reviewed the situation arising out of the terror attack at Pathankot air force base and is believed to have discussed with top officials its ramifications on ties with Pakistan.

Soon after his return from Karnataka where he was on a two-day visit, Modi chaired a meeting of top officials including National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar.

Highlights of Pathankot terror attack

The meeting lasted for over two hours, the sources said. “Immediately on landing in Delhi, PM Narendra Modi is chairing a high-level meeting with the NSA, Foreign Secretary and other officials,” the PMO tweeted as the meeting began.

During the meeting, Doval is understood to have given a detailed account of the attack which has been going on since the wee hours of Saturday.

Pathankot attack: Here is what happened in last 42 hours

At the meeting, the implications of the attack on relations with Pakistan are also believed to have been deliberated upon.

The attack took place merely a week after Modi made a surprise visit to Lahore to greet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on his birthday with an aim of improving bilateral ties between the two countries. Sharif was in Lahore for the wedding of his granddaughter.

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Earlier during the day, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar briefed Prime Minister Modi on the latest situation at the Pathankot air base. Both were present at a HAL function in Tumakuru in Karnataka.

Pathankot air base is under terror attack since yesterday.

The security forces have already killed four terrorists and two more are believed to be still holed-up inside the base, and an operation is underway to flush them out.

Govt yet to decide on handing over probe to NIA

Fresh exchange of fire was reported at the attack site between the security forces and terrorists. A joint combing operation by the armed forces, police and security personnel was still underway and the NIA has taken over the probe.

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    DUMB_Brahmins
    Jan 3, 2016 at 9:57 pm
    Country in the hands of brahmin stupids. They skrewed relations with all neighboring countries. They occupy all positions to facilitate their implementation of their stupidity. There is no stupidity than keeping a perennial enemy beside.
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      AUDIO_Op
      Jan 3, 2016 at 8:04 pm
      After goofing up that all attackers were dead only to learn that there were two more attackers still fighting the Indian forces. PHOTO OP PM IS NOW AUDIO OP TOO!!!!
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        OS
        Jan 4, 2016 at 12:39 am
        Can we call this OPERATION SLOW MOTION?
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          BRAHMIN_Agenda
          Jan 4, 2016 at 12:27 am
          INDIA HAS SENT AN ENERGECY TEAM TO ISRAEL FOR FURTHER INTELLIGENCE INPUTS FROM MOSSAD. THEY ARE OUR BROTHERS. THEY WILL DEFINITELY HELP INDIA!!! NEXT FOREIGN VISIT FOR MODI IS ISRAEL!!! ISRAEL IS MANY MILLION TIMES ADVANCED THAN INDIA!!! SO I THINK INDIA IS UN A BETTER POSITION WRT THE ARTACKERS!!!
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            Modi_BUTTkth
            Jan 3, 2016 at 9:59 pm
            Kejriwal conspiring with ISI!
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              Anand_Sharma
              Jan 4, 2016 at 3:40 am
              Modi, after spending days to expand BJP in Karnataka, at last found time to hesitantly call a PCB doctored press statement that he is serious about the attack. Look at how serious he is( in the photo only).
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                MODIs_PCB
                Jan 4, 2016 at 12:44 am
                All photos are DOCTORED , including the photo in which Modi appears to be SERIOUS!!!
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                  Pathetuc_Modi
                  Jan 3, 2016 at 8:39 pm
                  Modi should not be deterred. He should make one more trip to stan to prove all Indians that it is not because of his earlier trip that this happened. And if it happens again then another trip to prove and so on and on. NO WONDER HE IS A MODIOT!!!
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                    Audio_op
                    Jan 3, 2016 at 8:10 pm
                    After goofing up that all attackers were dead only to learn that there were two more attackers still fighting the Indian forces. PHOTO OP PM IS NOW AUDIO OP TOO!!!!
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                      MyTake
                      Jan 4, 2016 at 12:22 am
                      Times of crisis like this should be used as an opportunity to move forward with implementing zero tolerance toward terrorism and corruption, pushing forward with uniform laws across country - people will come forward to give their w hearted support. Without internal support it is unlikely such things can happen.
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                        TIHAEwale
                        Jan 4, 2016 at 9:33 am
                        So Feku56 aftereating with Badmash now in meeting waiting to be briefed by NSA
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                          Anil Beejawat
                          Jan 4, 2016 at 7:13 am
                          Non State actors come to India from stan. Intel agencies know where they are being trained. stan says it has no control over them.They come and attack Indian State. Why are Indian and stani state actors so helpless. Will Indian state wait for Indian non state actors to take charge of the situation. Modiji, France and Russia have already shown the way,the stani nukes are still in the hands of stani state actors ,finish these non state actors or let stan come out in open Aar Par ki Ladai ka samay ab aa chuka hai.
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                            ams
                            Jan 3, 2016 at 8:52 pm
                            Whoever gave a flying fkc about these useless meetings!! Indian jawans and officers are being killes by terrorists and Modi wants to do cootchie coo with Nawaz Sharif!! This man had 56 inch chest before the elections, now where the fkc has it vanished!!!!
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                              Rudram
                              Jan 4, 2016 at 1:16 am
                              Modi needs to keep his word on first defending India from terrorists from stan; forget ladoos from Nawaz wedding feast. Keep focus on replying with triple the force - for every Indian life lost terrorists in stan should lose at least 3 people .... If the s repeat then India should up the ante to ten fold response
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                                Arun Patil
                                Jan 4, 2016 at 11:35 am
                                Ha ha ha what to expect from a Gujju?
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                                  Avinash
                                  Jan 3, 2016 at 8:48 pm
                                  I am surprised with the silence of Bhakts. Where they are hiding now? Had other party leaders have visited stan - they would have termed them anti-Indian. Now, none of the bhakts are questioning him and his preparations. So much about a nationalist leader. Huh.
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                                    Bijan Mohanty
                                    Jan 4, 2016 at 2:36 am
                                    Nice that after so much delay of more than 24 hours, our PM has found time to review the situation in Pathankot.
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                                      Karunakaran
                                      Jan 3, 2016 at 11:35 pm
                                      Why is the crouching, dokhla-eating Gujjubhai whose chin touches his chest, photoshopped to pink colour? Is he ashamed of his black colour? The crouching, dokhla-eating Gujjubhai whose chin touches his chest, is not educated. All he is qualified for is to sell chai and dokhla at the railway stations. Unfortunately 31% of Indians have elected the uneducated dokhla-eating Gujjubhai to a major role that he is not competent to have. As everyone knows, to hide his lack of education, he has appointed equally uneducated people to the cabinet positions. Now all that the crouching, dokhla-eating Gujjubhai whose chin touches his chest, wants is to take selfies with the goras. He runs after the goras for selfies. None of the prime ministers in our neighbourhood will run shamelessly after the goras for the selfies, since they are educated. Can it get any more disgusting?
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                                        disgusted
                                        Jan 4, 2016 at 1:14 am
                                        Are you watching a film that has definite time lines? Obviously, terrorists on suicide mission want to maximize this battle till they can and the security agencies are trying to neutralize them whilest keeping the casualties as minimum as possible.
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                                          Dinesh Singh
                                          Jan 3, 2016 at 9:27 pm
                                          They are blaming Sahrukh and Amir khan now.
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                                            George Cruz
                                            Jan 3, 2016 at 9:01 pm
                                            stan is a failed state and still controlled by the barbaric/ic military generals, stan ISI, and the illiterate Muslim clerics and the PM Nawaz Sharif is a dummy and has absolutely no power. The Islamic militants from stan has full support of various Islamic terror groups in India and the Sikh separatists in Punjab who work closely with stan ISI these terror attacks will continue. As a sort term solution, India has to control/contain these terror groups in JandK with iron hand. The Islamic separatists in JandK has full support of the communal congress party which wants the BJP/Modi to fail at any cost. The permanent solution is the total defeat of the congress party and its dynastic leaders who are interested only in looting the country's wealth and not in the country's progress. The communists, TMC s, congress party pseudo secular supporters, the AAP s in Delhi, and the majority of the minority (Christians/Muslims) still support this incompetent congress party for their self interests and not in the interests of the county.
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