PM Modi cautions Cabinet colleagues against hysteria over surgical strikes

His word of caution came against the backdrop of demands that the government should present proof about the cross-LoC raids to counter the smear campaign by Pakistan.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:October 5, 2016 6:07 pm
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Amid a raging debate over the surgical strikes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is understood to have cautioned his Cabinet colleagues today against creating a hysteria over the military action against terror launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC).

During the Cabinet meeting, he is understood to have told his ministerial colleagues that only authorised people should speak on the issue of surgical strikes and one should avoid speaking out-of-turn, sources said.

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His word of caution came against the backdrop of demands that the government should present proof about the cross-LoC raids to counter the smear campaign by Pakistan.

The demand has triggered a raging debate on whether the proof should be provided or not.

The BJP and experts are against disclosing details of the operation by the Special Forces.

Meanwhile, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence which was to meet tomorrow for a briefing by the representatives of the Ministry of Defence on ‘Surgical Strikes across the Line of Control (LoC)’ has decided to postpone the meeting. The panel will now meet on October 14.

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    Onkar Singh
    Oct 6, 2016 at 6:06 am
    The problem with Modi and Doval is that they want to capture the centre stage.They want to show off.And when things get out of control,they don't know how to handle the situation.So why create a situation which will need handling later on? So Congress was right when it said that such operations were conducted by them too,but the difference was this that what they did silently Modi did it with fanfare.Consequence? People are being evacuated from the border villages.Escalation of tension along the border heightened.Jingoists won't know what it means to leave your homes and live in camps leaving your cattle and livestock to their own fate.Modi wants to hide his failure behind these surgical strikes.But Modi should as well as the country should know how many days ammunition is available to the Army in case of full-scale war,any idea? stan should be taken to task,surely,but not in a style of fanfare where things go wrong.
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      Dilip
      Oct 6, 2016 at 4:13 am
      This was only a start - with Ajit Doval by Modi's side, trust me, there are lot more 'Chanakya' moves coming. It will get ugly before it gets better. military and Mullahs are furious, and just do not know what that crazy unstable minds can do. Whatever they do, they will more pain inflicted, step by step, until they are weakened so much, that they will ask for mercy.
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        Prateik
        Oct 5, 2016 at 3:11 pm
        Modi is an . He is not allowing me BHAKTS to take leverage of the Surgical strikes and maintain my image.
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          Fire
          Oct 6, 2016 at 3:05 am
          I will enter in your mother's after shaving my hesd
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            Fire
            Oct 5, 2016 at 7:07 pm
            It will be divided by Low cost hindues whose rights have Bern usurped by these high cast drinkers
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              Fire
              Oct 5, 2016 at 6:49 pm
              No this DD is repeating same this and has no argument. You please watch this DD then you will also change your opinion about him. He never thinks positive and this Preetiak is supporting him for nothing
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              Fire
              Oct 5, 2016 at 6:33 pm
              Your mother's is leaking . Get it plugged. Otherwise I will plug it and charge f. U.c.k of your sister
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                Jim
                Oct 5, 2016 at 10:28 pm
                But why are ch000tiyas commenting here below not getting Modi's message
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