Valentine's Day remains controversial in India with right-wing Hindu groups criticising its Western roots. Also, some demand February 14 to be observed as ‘Veer Jawan Diwas’ as a tribute to the soldiers who died last year in the Pulwama terror attack
The pre-dawn covert operation of February 26 was to avenge a suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on February 14 which killed 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel and which was claimed by the Pakistan-based JeM.
Terrorist organisations such as Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), and Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) will continue to pose a grave risk to international peace, as long as they are able to operate freely in Pakistan, said US.
Joginder Singh Salaria set up nearly 62 water pumps in Tharparkar district with the help of local social workers, after knowing the plight of the area through social media. He also sent bags of grains to the community.
It is too soon to say whether Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was correct in predicting that a right-wing government in India would be better for peace talks, Pakistani daily Dawn said in an editorial Friday, after the BJP-led NDA's huge win.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said India is open to ideas on how we can make the work of Regional Anti-Terrorism Structure (RATS), which specifically deals with issues relating to security and defence, more effective.