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Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman's parents get standing ovation on flight

The co-passengers expressed their gratitude with a standing ovation to Varthaman’s parents, who were on the Chennai-Delhi flight.

01 Mar 2019 12:14 PM

'This is all I am supposed to tell you,' Abhinandan was resolute before Pak soldiers

The videos and photographs fuelled a wave of messages on social media and hashtags like #BringBackAbhinandan and #Abhinandanmyhero.

01 Mar 2019 11:32 AM

‘Masood Azhar is in Pak’, admits foreign minister, then says ‘he is very unwell’

'According to my info, he is very unwell to the extent that he cannot leave his house because he is really unwell,' Qureshi said.

01 Mar 2019 10:48 AM

'Will be honour for me to go, receive him': Amarinder Singh's request to PM

Amarinder who is in Amritsar, tweeted his request to PM shortly after Pak PM announced that the IAF pilot would be released on Friday.

01 Mar 2019 10:38 AM

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman back home after 58 hrs in Pak Army custody

The IAF pilot was seen on the Pakistani side of the Attari-Wagah crossing around 9:15 pm.

01 Mar 2019 10:07 AM


'Nothing affects me after Feb 14' says wife of killed soldier

Unfazed by trolls Mita Santra urged the Centre to ensure the safe release of the Indian Air Force pilot.

01 Mar 2019 9:46 AM

US welcomes Pak's decision to release Abhinandan Varthaman

The United States welcomed Pakistan's decision to release captured Indian pilot.

01 Mar 2019 8:16 AM

War never a solution to any issue, says Raj Thackeray

Reacting to the India-Pakistan conflict, he said that war will be damaging for the nation and take it back on all levels.

01 Mar 2019 4:02 AM

MiG-21 pilot hailed for elite F-16 kill

Pak denies using F-16, India shows jet’s missile wreckage to call bluff.

01 Mar 2019 2:50 AM

IAF pilot to be freed today: Imran Khan

The announcement was greeted by thumping of desks by Pakistani lawmakers.

01 Mar 2019 2:46 AM


CRPF man’s widow pitches for peace, unfazed by trolls

Mita Santra’s husband Bablu Santra was one of the 40 victims of the suicide attack on a CRPF convoy in Kashmir's Pulwama on February 14.

01 Mar 2019 1:36 AM

Let Pak know it holds no bargaining chip

Pakistan is currently on the brink of the economic precipice.

01 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

Pak will free pilot tomorrow after India pressure on unconditional release

'As a peace gesture, Wing Commander Abhinandan will be released tomorrow,' said Pak PM Imran Khan said.

28 Feb 2019 4:48 PM

Former envoy to Pak confident of safe return of captured IAF pilot

India had demanded immediate and safe return of Varthaman and strongly objected Pak's 'vulgar display' of injured defence personnel.

28 Feb 2019 1:42 PM

PM’s mega video conference with BJP workers soon amid Opposition criticism

Cong, AAP have criticised ruling party and PM for going ahead with 'Mera Booth, Sabse Mazboot' event after capture of IAF pilot by Pak.

28 Feb 2019 12:20 PM


PM has misplaced priorities, desperate only for re-election: Cong

Surjewala tweeted, '132 Cr Indians pray for safe return of Wing Comm, Abhinandan but Modiji desperate only for re-election.

28 Feb 2019 11:59 AM

A true soldier, look how bravely he spoke: Pilot Abhinandan’s father

Abhinandan is the son of retired Air Marshal Simhakutty Varthaman, who last served as Eastern Air Command chief.

28 Feb 2019 11:47 AM

Videos show IAF pilot bloodied, but composed and stoic

A video was released by Pakistan Army that showed the identity and related details of the captured Indian pilots.

28 Feb 2019 6:53 AM

Dad sees fiction became fact as son becomes PoW

In the video which did the rounds of Pakistani media, the pilot is seen identifying himself as Wing Commander Abhinandan of the IAF.

28 Feb 2019 6:48 AM

‘3 Pak jets enter J&K, IAF planes scramble to engage’

Even if Wg Cdr Varthaman’s MiG was hit near the LoC, due to high speed he could only eject in PoK.

28 Feb 2019 2:26 AM