As the situation getting tensed up after India and Pakistan raging for war against each other, PM Modi has decided to hold a Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) meeting today evening. A Union Cabinet meeting is also slated for 6.30 p.m. Both meetings are scheduled to take place at the Modi’s residence.
As per the sources, the CCS at the 7, Lok Kalyan Marg will discuss steps to bring back an Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot, who was captured by Pakistan on Wednesday.
Islamabad had also issued a video on social media of an interview with Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, the pilot. India, however, was yet to confirm his name officially.
The tension between India and Pakistan escalated following the February 14 Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir by the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror outfit, which claimed the lives of 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers.