Business The Indian response against Pakistan entails a carefully calculated strike aimed at multiple objectives Updated : February 26, 2019 05:00 PM IST The Indian action was necessary particularly because credible intelligence information of probable JeM attacks in not only J&K but also in many important cities of India was validated internally. By striking at the JeM target, India has not only crossed LoC but also gone into Pakistani territory, sending a very clear message of its strategic intents and capacities. India needs a combination of tactics – political, diplomatic, military, information dissemination and perception management – to achieve larger strategic objectives. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.