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George Fernandes

'I Went Through Deep Anguish'

May 11, 2002 Amitav Ghosh

George Fernandes, Defence Minister, says that the explosions were mainly a deterrent and that there will not be any more tests and that India would adhere to a no first-use policy .

'There Is Nothing That We Can Do. It Is For Pakistan To Act'

Jan 19, 2002 CNN

Full text of the interview on CNN's Q&A, January 18, 2002

'There Is A World Of Difference Between The Views Of The Indian And US Governmet

Full text of the Interview on CNN LIVE TODAY Aired January 18, 2002

India Stands Ready To Defend Its Territory

Jan 18, 2002 George Fernandes

Text of the statement by Defence Minister George Fernandes during a press conference at the Indian Embassy in Washington, Jan 17.

'India And Pakistan Have To Make The Decisions, Not The US'

Full Text of the Joint Press Conference held by Indian Minister of Defence George Fernandes and U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Jan 17, Washington.

14 January, 2002

'De-escalation Can Come Only If And When Cross Border Terrorism Is Effectively S

George Fernandes

Statement by Defense Minister on the eve of his visit to the United States, January 14, 2002

05 November, 2001

'We Will Be Pursuing Terrorists' Networks Wherever We Find Them'

Full text: US Defence Secretary Rumsfeld with Defence Minister George Fernandes

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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