Over 90 drone sighting including in naxal belts too: Why it is time for a comprehensive policy

New Delhi, July 01: At the high level meeting headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this week, the need for a comprehensive drone policy was discussed. On Sunday a rogue drone dropped two explosives on an Indian Air Force base on Jammu. Fortunately the drone missed the two intended targets.

Preliminary investigations now being handled by the National Investigation Agency have revealed that there is a Lashkar-e-Tayiba hand behind the incident. The action in this regard is extremely crucial considering that the Border Security Force has so far recorded at least 90 drone sightings. The BSF even spotted drones in naxal affected areas as well in eastern India.

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At PM’s high-level meet futuristic challenges, drone policy discussed

New Delhi, June 29: At the high-level meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval, discussions were held on rolling out a comprehensive drone policy in the wake of the emerging threats and future challenges facing the country.

The meeting was held two days after drones were used for a terror strike at the Jammu airbase. The Army had on Monday said that it had averted a major threat when two drones were spotted near the military station in Jammu. The drones flew away after the forces fired at them.

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