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PM Modi’s popularity on rise after Pulwama attack

The popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the satisfaction level of the people with his government soared while Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s rise on rating chart crashed after the aerial strike on terror camps in Pakistan, according to the findings of the opinion poll.

Fifty-one per cent of the respondents interviewed on March 7 said they were very satisfied with the working of the Central government compared to 36 per cent on January 1. The net approval rating (which calculates the number of approvers minus the disapprovers) has risen to an all-time high of 62 per cent on March 7, almost doubling from 32 per cent at the start of the year.

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IAF shot down Pak F-16

Indian Air Force fighter jets on Wednesday shot down an F-16 aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force that had violated the Indian airspace along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir earlier today. The Pakistani fighter jet was shot down in retaliatory fire three kilometres within the Pakistan territory in Lam valley, in Nowshera sector.