The officer was asked to react on Army Chief General Bipin Rawat's remarks yesterday in Kerala where he had defended Prime Minister's comments in this regard.
Coordinated efforts are being made by various government agencies to tackle cross-border terrorism, he said.
F-16 dogfight: Wing Commander Abhinandan’s squadron wears ‘Falcon Slayer’, 'AMRAAM Dodger' uniform patch
Varthaman had struck down Pakistan's F-16 jet during a dogfight on February 27.
He thought cloudy weather will save him from radar: Priyanka Gandhi’s jibe at Modi over cloud-radar comment
The Congress leader also took a jibe at Modi’s recent comment on clicking picture with a digital camera in 1987
Singh challenged any opposition leaders to compare the last five years of development in J&K with any of the previous five-year parliamentary terms.
IAF said the problem was not with the Mirages reaching close to the target; it was with the penetrator version of Spice-2000 stand-off glide bomb released much before impact.
Italian journalist Francesca Marino quoting her Pakistan-based sources wrote, 'The numbers estimated have ranged from 130-170, including those who have died during treatment.'
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said that as an ex-army man and an Indian, he would feel extremely proud if the claims by the BJP leaders in their speeches on the IAF's success were proven true.
The EC had sought the report in the context of the EC advisory issued in March asking parties to desist from indulging in political propaganda involving actions of the armed forces.
Tensions flared up between India and Pakistan after a suicide bomber of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) killed 40 CRPF personnel in Kashmir's Pulwama district on February 14.
Kumaraswamy also blamed media for giving more importance to Sumalatha Ambareesh, who is an Independent candidate supported by BJP.
Imran had to make public plea to us to pick up phone after Balakot: Modi's latest jibe at Pakistan PM
Addressing a poll rally at Amreli in Gujarat, Modi also said that what he learnt in Gujarat helped him during the long Doklam standoff with China in 2017.
Technology was on India's side in Balakot air strike, would have been better if Rafales were available: IAF chief
The Air Force struck a JeM terrorist training camp in Pakistan's Balakot area on February 26, in response to the February 14 Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.
The statement came just days after the PM appealed the first-time voters at a public rally in Latur district of Maharashtra to dedicate their votes to those who carried out air strike in Balakot.
Addressing a rally in Ausa in Maharashtra's Latur on April 9, Modi said, 'Can your first vote be dedicated to those who carried out the air strike.'