PB’s twisty take on the top five headlines of the day.
1. For Cong ‘Rahul-bhakti more vital than desh-bhakti’
Most of the Indian opposition parties are showing certain solidarity, certainly not with the Indian government and the Indian army at this very crucial hour, but with some constituency, they all feel, they all are very strongly obliged to.
2. Israel ready to assist India with cyber security plan
Well, India needs a concrete cyber security plan. The academies will give defense training to the government and citizens. India must continue to strengthen ties with Israel and make sure we stay technologically ahead.
3. Kashmir not an integral part of India: Pak Parliament
If Kashmir is not an integral part of India as Pakistan claims, then does it realize the Indus Water Treaty it signed with India is NULL since the treaty is with India and not with Kashmir. The only dispute about Kashmir is that whether Pakistan withdraws voluntarily or be ejected by India, which sooner or later is bound to happen whether one likes it or not.
4. Jaitley discusses Panama with Commonwealth FMs
Jaitley, who is on an official visit to the US, chaired the Commonwealth Finance Minister’s meeting at the IMF headquarters here. At the meeting, the finance minister also extended invitation to attend BRICS finance ministers and Central Bank governors meeting to be held in Goa later this month.
5. Policeman Killed, 2 Injured In Attack On Police Post In Kashmir
An army official said a group of two to three militants ambushed army convoy and a police vehicle on Srinagar-Baramulla national highway.