They fire one, you fire two: How Ajit Doval changed India’s policy on Pakistan?

Ajit DovalBengaluru, Sept 30: “Fire at will. If they fire one, you fire two.” This is what Ajit Doval, the National Security Advisor had told the Border Security Force last year after Pakistan resorted to cross border firing.
The surgical strike that was carried out by India on Wednesday night once again reflects the NSA’s policy that Pakistan is getting out of control and there is a urgent need to move away from the policy of strategic restraint.

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Spooked terrorists make retreat after strategic strike across LoC

bsfThe likes of Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin spoke of a war against India. They tried to convince their cadres that Pakistan was invincible and can stand up to India. However, all that changed on Wednesday. After the surgical strike, the terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC) made a strategic retreat.

Intelligence Bureau officials say that there was a major operation being planned by the operatives of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad and the Hizbul Mujahideen. By the turn of winter, these outfits had decided that they would send in at least 200 more terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir to strike at army camps and also keep the state under boil.

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Supreme Court sends former RJD MP Shahabuddin back to jail

mohammad-shahabuddin_0New Delhi, Sept 30: The Supreme Court on Friday cancelled the bail granted to former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin. The court also ordered that he be taken to jail forthwith. He will now be lodged in the Bhagalpur jail.
The court also ordered that the trial against Shahbuddin be completed expeditiously. After the Patna High Court had granted Shahabuddin bail, the Bihar government challenged the same. A petition was also filed by Prashanth Bhushan on behalf of the victim’s family.

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Cauvery Row: If you disobey court, I can’t argue for Karnataka, Nariman tells Siddaramaiah

cmnairmancm-letter-nariman-final-30-1475235913There was drama in the Supreme Court with Fali S Nariman, senior counsel appearing for Karnataka refusing to argue the Cauvery case and make any submission on behalf of the state in the Supreme court.
During the course of the arguments, Nariman made public a letter by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in which he had said the state was not in a position to release water to Tamil Nadu as directed by the court. Nariman had replied to the Chief Minister saying he would not argue for the state until the SC orders were followed.

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Cauvery row: Release water or face the wrath of the law, SC tells Karnataka

supremeNew Delhi, Sept 30: Warning Karnataka that the wrath of the law would fall upon it if orders are not followed, the Supreme Court ordered the state to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water daily to Tamil Nadu between October 1 and 6. “One knows not when the wrath of the law will fall upon him,” a bench compromising Justices Dipak Mishra and UU Lalit observed.
The Supreme Court also ordered the constitution of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) by October 4 and directed the centre to do the same. Further it said that the CMB will visit Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on October 4 and 5 to assess the ground situation.

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Efforts on to secure release of Indian soldier from Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

IN03_RAJNATH_1981452fNew Delhi, Sept 30: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that all efforts were on to ensure that the India soldier captured by Pakistan is released.
India will officially take up with Pakistan the issue and seek release of the 22 year soldier, Chandu Babulal Chauhan. Pakistan newspaper, Dawn reported that 8 Indian soldiers were killed and one was captured after a strike. India has denied that its soldiers had been killed.

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Lashkar, Jaish suffered most casualties in surgical strike carried by India

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New Delhi, Sept 30: In the surgical strikes that were carried out across the Line of Control on Wednesday, there were seven terror launch pads that were destroyed. These pads were set up by the Lashkar-e-Taiba, Hizbul Mujahideen and the Jaish-e-Mohammad. There were 38 terrorists of these groups who killed in the operation.

Highly placed sources inform OneIndia that the operation had been planned over a week. The operation began at 12.30 am. It should have started earlier, but some people in the local press got information about a possible strike and hence the operation was delayed, the official also notes.

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Cauvery meet in Delhi inconclusive: Uma Bharti says will go on hunger strike if need be

uma-bhartiNew Delhi, Sept 30: The meeting in New Delhi convened over the Cauvery waters issue remained inconclusive. The meeting convened by Union Minister Uma Bharti in which the Chief Minister of Karnataka was also present remained inconclusive.
Tamil Nadu chief minister was represented by the PWD minister of the state. Both the states put out their points during the meeting. Karnataka later said that there was no outcome from this meeting.

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After surgical strike, border villages in J&K evacuated

Indian villagers from the India-Pakistan border area ride on a tractor as they evacuate from a border village near Dauke, about 40 kms from Amritsar on September 29, 2016, after the Punjab state government issued a warning to villagers to evacuate from a 10 km radius from the India-Pakistan border. Indian commandos carried out a series of lightning strikes September 29 along the de facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir, provoking furious charges of "naked aggression" from its nuclear-armed neighbour. / AFP PHOTO / NARINDER NANU

Srinagar, Sept 30: The villages in the Samba sector and R S Pura in Jammu and Kashmir are being evacuated after India carried out surgical strikes in Pakistan on Wednesday night.

Even in Punjab, villages in the 10 kilometre radius of the Line of Control were evacuated. People were seen leaving their villages fearing an attack by Pakistan in retaliation to the surgical strike carried out by India.

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Surgical Strike – How the drama unfolded

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It was a major victory for India after the army carried out a successful surgical strike in which 38 terrorists and two Pakistan army soldiers were killed.

It was a well planned operation and the terrorists in the camps on the Pakistan side of the Line of Control were kept under surveillance.

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