“All countries dealing with the threat of terrorism have this provision. The US, the UK, European Union, and even Pakistan and Sri Lanka. If the UN is ready to designate an individual as a terrorist, what is the problem if we do it?” the official said.
Satpal Satti interview: The Congress has a traditional vote bank in the state, but they lost ground after the Balakot strike. Ours is an Army-dominated state, so border issues affect Himachal psychologically.
Talking to reporters in Hubballi, Kumaraswamy said, "We do not know anything about the air strike. We read only in the newspapers. You (Modi) did not give the complete information to the people of India about the air strikes."
On Thursday, India’s western neighbour opened up a small part of its airspace for transiting flights towards the southern end of its air territory and for flights transiting to the West, a senior government official said.
Yadav's remark comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and criticised rival parties over the Pulwama attack. Earlier today, in a series of tweets, Modi slammed Congress' Sam Pitroda for enquiring more about the Balakot strike.
Pawar had said that by virtue of being a former defence minister he had suggested the government to give "all powers" to armed forces to destroy terror camps, in an all-party meeting held in Delhi on February 15.
So I am proud of what the Indian Air Force did last week and congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his courageous decision to allow a military response. But, a little annoyed that the Modi government has let the narrative slip out of its hands.