Pulwama attack

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tore into the Opposition parties for peddling lies, spreading falsehood and creating fake narrative over many issues.

“Manmohan Singh, yes, I agree with you, was not as strong as and as determined as he (Modi) is. But there is also a feeling that he is doing it all for politics,” the senior Congress leader said in an interview to Vir Sanghvi for CNN-News18 channel.

BJP accused the Congress of stooping to new low and alleged that such remarks are being made with approval from Rahul Gandhi. Congress, however, maintained distance from his remarks calling it his ‘personal thought’.

Shah said India has become only the third country in the world, after the United States and Israel, to avenge attacks on its armed forces.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and party's general secretary in-charge for UP East Priyanka Gandhi were scheduled to participate in the meeting.

India also strongly objected to Pakistan’s vulgar display of an injured personnel of the Indian Air Force in violation of all norms of International Humanitarian Law and the Geneva Convention.

Stating that the JeM is banned by the UN and other countries, Swaraj told Wang that "this terrorist attack is the direct result of the impunity and cover provided to the JeM and its leaders by the Pakistani side".

While Pakistan Army DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor denied media reports which claimed that the country is preparing for a war with India, he cautioned that they reserved the 'right to respond to war threats from Indian side'.