Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar meets the criteria to be designated as a global terrorist and not doing so is against regional stability and peace, the US said Tuesday on the eve of the UN Security Council making a crucial decision in this regard.
Hitting back at Digvijay Singh for calling Pulwama attack an 'accident on Tuesday'. VK Singh asked Singh to explain if they consider the attack on Rajiv Gandhi an accident or assassination.
Reading out a brief statement, Air Vice Marshal R G K Kapoor, assistant chief of Air Staff, told a posse of reporters that the pilot will be taken for a detailed medical examination as he was subjected to lot of stress during his nearly three-day captivity.
"We, as the Opposition, want to know the details of the air strike. Where were the bombs dropped? How many people died? I was reading the New York Times and Washington Post and they said that there were no casualties. Some media houses said one died. We want to know the details," Banerjee told reporters
In a major breakthrough, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday identified a Maruti Eeco van as the vehicle used for attacking the CRPF convoy in Pulwama.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "give peace a chance" and assured that Islamabad will take action in Pulwama terror attack if India provides with "actionable intelligence".
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'.
A patriotic song on social media based on the martyrdom of soldiers in Pulwama has gone viral. In this song, made by artists from Pratapgarh district of UP, the reason why Pulwama attack took place is described. The reason for the attack is attributed to traitors in India instead of terrorists.
The film "Total Dhamaala" directed by Indra Kumar too did not release in Pakistan for the same reason.
The Pakistan government has taken control of terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed headquarters, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.