Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022

Balakot airstrike


Explained: The meaning and context of the Air Chief's remarks on short, intense conflicts

April 29, 2022 12:42 pm

In the Indian context, a short, intense conflict is often related to any potential military action which may take place between India and Pakistan.

Balakot airstrikes changed perception about India: Rajnath

February 29, 2020 3:45 am

Speaking at a seminar organised by the Centre for Air Power Studies, Singh said, “Balakot reflected our approach against employment of terrorism as a low-cost option against India."

Could have struck at Balakot from India if we had Rafale: Rajnath Singh

October 15, 2019 10:27 am

Rajnath Singh reiterated that the fighter planes were meant only for self-defence and not for aggression.

'Completely baseless': Pakistan rejects Balakot camp reactivation report

September 24, 2019 1:09 pm

The Pakistan Foreign Office alleged that reports of terrorists waiting to infiltrate the border are an attempt to divert the international community's attention from the 'grave violations' in Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmir clampdown claims being made by terrorists, says Army Chief

September 24, 2019 7:09 am

The Army chief also said that Pakistan’s Balakot terror camp, which was targeted by Indian air strikes after the Pulwama attack, had been reactivated. He said that at least 500 militants are waiting to infiltrate into J&K from Pakistan.

Balakot JeM camp, bombed in IAF airstrike, reactivated by Pakistan: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

September 23, 2019 3:10 pm

"Balakot had been damaged and destroyed. And that is why people have got away from there and now it has been reactivated," Bipin Rawat said.

Closed since Balakot airstrike, Pakistan opens its airspace; Indian flights to operate soon: Report

July 16, 2019 8:29 am

Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority issued a notice to airmen (NOTAM) at around 12.41 am Indian Standard Time, stating that "with immediate effect Pakistan airspace is open for all type of civil traffic on published ATS (air traffic service) routes".

Pakistan decides to let PM Modi's plane fly over its airspace to Bishkek summit: Report

June 11, 2019 8:01 am

Pakistan had fully closed its airspace on February 26 after an Indian Air Force (IAF) strike on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot. Since then, it has only opened two routes, both of them pass through southern Pakistan, of the total 11.

In battlefields of Punjab no takers for Balakot nationalism

May 18, 2019 4:25 am

A group of villagers sitting in the shade of trees in the Abdul Hameed Memorial Complex burst out laughing when asked about the nationalist agenda of the elections and the effect of Balakot airstrikes on voters here. Battle of Asal Uttar is a legend in Indian military history now and the area around was known as the graveyard of Patton tanks.

An Expert Explains: Is PM Narendra Modi correct in his statement about Radar?

May 18, 2019 10:08 pm

Recently, there was a controversy about a statement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ostensibly making a connection between cloud cover and the efficiency of Radar. Here are some facts from science.