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India carried out 3 cross-border strikes in 5 years: Rajnath Singh

India's Surgical Strike in Balakot pakistan targets terrorist training camp of lashkare-e-Taiba

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26 Feb 2019 | Business Today

Narendra Modi

PM Modi in Churu: 'India is in safe hands,' says prime minister after IAF strikes terror camps in PoK

As the nation is lauding the surgical air strike by Indian Air Force against terrorist launch pads on Pakistani soil, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Churu, Rajasthan to address public rally on Tuesday. "You seem to be in a different mood today," PM Modi said as he opened his speech. "I assure you that the nation is in safe hands. I swear I won't let India slow down and bow down," PM Narendra Modi said addressing a public rally in Churu, Rajasthan

16 Mar 2019 | The Hindu Businessline

Arun Jaitley

Opposition scored self-goal by questioning success of Balakot air strike: FM

16 Mar 2019 | Business Standard

Sharad Pawar

People murmuring whether airstrike had political purpose: Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said there were "murmurs" of doubt among people on whether the post-Pulwama attack airstrike on February 26 on a Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Pakistan had a "political purpose". In an interview to PTI, the Maratha strongman said cross-border surgical strikes took place every year, adding that had he been the defence minister now, he would not have milked the issue for political benefits, but would only have worked in the interest of the nation.

09 Mar 2019 | The Economic Times

Rajnath Singh

India carried out 3 cross-border strikes in 5 years: Rajnath Singh

India carried out three cross border strikes in the last five years, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here Saturday, without disclosing which was the third. Singh spoke about the 2016 surgical strike after the Uri terror attack and the air strike after the Pulwama incident in which a CRPF convoy was attacked by a suicide bomber killing 40 jawans, but he did not reveal about the third. Read more at: //

09 Mar 2019 | The Economic Times

Hardeep Singh Puri

The IAF hit back by targeting a training camp of JeM in Balakot on February 26.

Taking a dig at the Congress, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri Saturday said the opposition party was making a fool of itself by asking for proof of the Balakot air strikes. Responding to allegations of the Congress that the Centre was "politicising" the issue, he said no one doubted the air strikes carried out by Indian Air Force (IAF) and that the government was not obliged to give any evidence.

04 Mar 2019 | News 18

Amit Shah

Over 250 Terrorists Killed in Balakot Strikes, Claims Amit Shah; Cong Accuses BJP of 'Milking' IAF Action

The Congress on Monday hit out at Amit Shah for politicising the air strikes by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in Pakistan’s Balakot after the BJP chief said on Sunday that over 250 terrorists were killed in the operation. Shah, who was addressing an election rally in Gujarat, said after the February 14 Pulwama attack in which over 40 CRPF men were killed, “everyone thought there could be no surgical strikes”. “But under (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi's leadership, the government carried out an air strike and killed more than 250 terrorists,” the BJP chief said. Neither the government nor the air force has released any official figure on the casualties after the IAF action.