INTERNATIONAL BORDER

  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in Samba March 12, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by resorting to firing along the Indo-Pak border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, a Border Security Force officer said on Wednesday. Pakistan Rangers fired two rounds on a STOP-2 post of BSF along the International Border (IB) in Ramgarh sector on Tuesday. BSF did...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along Arnia, RS Pura sectors in Jammu, 3 civilians injured January 30, 2015

    Jammu: In another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Thursday night resorted to small arms and firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border of R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors of Jammu district from 8.45 pm, injuring three civilians. Border Security Force (BSF) troops along the Line of Control (LOC)...
  • Pak Rangers violate ceasefire, target border outposts along international border in Jammu January 29, 2015

    Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Thursday resorted to small arms firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border in Jammu, prompting BSF to retaliate. "Pakistani Rangers resorted to small arms firing on two BoPs in R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors of Jammu district from 8.45...
  • Delhi turns into a fortress ahead of Obama's India visit January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Preparations are in full swing in Delhi to welcome US President Barack Obama as chief guest on Republic Day. However, security agencies are gearing up after Intelligence agencies warned of a Lashkar-e-Toiba attempt to infiltrate into India and stage a terror attack to mar Obama's visit. According to sources,...
  • India replying with four bullets to each Pakistan bullet: Jitendra Singh January 8, 2015

    Jammu: Asserting that people in the border did not want India to stop its response till Pakistan surrenders, Union Minister in PMO, Jitendra Singh said that troops are firing four bullets for each bullet fired by Pakistan along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir. "Where one bullet is being...
  • Pakistan Rangers targets BSF posts again; India retaliates, warns of dire consequences January 3, 2015

    Jammu: Bullets and mortar shells continue to fly across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. In yet another instance of ceasefire violation, Pakistan Rangers on Saturday fired at several posts along the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu region. Border Security Force Director General DK Pathak, who briefed...
  • Indian Army denies any 'unusual' Pakistan troop along the border in J&K January 2, 2015

    Jammu: The Indian Army has denied reports of any 'unusual' troop movement from Pakistan along the border in Jammu and Kashmir. The clarification from the Army comes after there were reports of the Pakistani Army moving forward from their posts along the international border and Line of Control in Jammu...
  • Pakistan Army moving forward after India's strong retaliation along the border in J&K: Sources January 2, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistan Army is moving forward after India's strong retaliation along the international border and Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, say external intelligence sources. Pakistani Army troops have crossed several posts which are normally manned by Pakistani Rangers, the equivalent of India's Border Security Force. In the last few...
  • India warns Pakistan of collateral damage as ceasefire violations continue January 2, 2015

    As Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar that the neighbours have still not learnt any lessons. He warned Pakistan of Collateral damage if the firing continues from across the border. Our two neighbours at the northern front China and Pakistan are not comfortable with us. Pakistan...
  • 50-60 terrorists waiting to enter J&K from Pakistan, says BSF; border remains red hot January 1, 2015

    New Delhi:Terming the ceasefire violations by Pakistan as "utter frustration", Inspector General Border Security Force, Jammu frontier Rakesh Sharma said India will launch a strong protest over the firing along the International Border. One BSF soldier has been killed and another injured in the "unprovoked firing" by Pakistan Rangers. "Pakistan has...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires on 13 border outposts January 1, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistani rangers violated ceasefire again by firing on 13 border outposts in Samba sector, drawing retaliation from BSF. The violation comes after four Pakistani rangers were killed in BSF's strong retaliation after a soldier of the force lost his life in heavy firing from the other side on a patrol...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire twice along International Border in Jammu, Kathua December 27, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire twice along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kathua districts, drawing retaliation from Border Security Force. This is the fourth ceasefire violation in the past four days. "Pakistani troops resorted to small arms firing on Vikraman post along the IB in Arnia sub-sector of Jammu...
  • Pakistan should decide if it wants to talk to India or the separatists: Arun Jaitley November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Keeping a firm stand on India's position on talks with Pakistan, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that it for Pakistan to decide whether they want to be in talks with the government or the separatists. "It is for Pakistan to decide whom they want to talk to. India...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires at Indian Army posts in Hamirpur October 17, 2014

    Hamirpur: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire yet again, along the Line of Control in Hamirpur sector in the Rajouri district. Pakistani forces fired at Indian Army posts late on Thursday night. Small arms firing continued for about 90 minutes. No injuries have been reported so far. Earlier on Saturday, Pakistani...
  • Pakistan needs to 'incite' those fighting in Kashmir against India: Musharraf October 16, 2014

    Islamabad: In the wilderness for a long time, former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf has made an anti-India rant by saying Pakistan needs to "incite" those "fighting" in Kashmir. "We have source (in Kashmir) besides the (Pakistan) army. People in Kashmir are fighting against (India). We just need to incite...
  • Firing abates along the border in J&K; Pakistan holds high-level meet to decide on further action October 10, 2014

    Jammu: After nine days of heavy firing and mortar shelling from across the border, the situation de-escalated along the 192-km long International Border in Jammu. But Pakistani forces opened fire on four Indian border out posts in Kathua district of the Jammu and Kashmir. "There was no cross-border firing during the...
  • Pakistan under pressure to put an end to border firing, say sources; to hold high-level meeting today October 10, 2014

    Jammu: As tensions along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir escalate, sources claim that after India's aggressive stand, the Nawaz Sharif government in Pakistan is under tremendous pressure to find a solution soon. The Pakistani Prime Minister is scheduled to hold a high level meeting of the National Security Council...
  • Residents of 113 border hamlets flee fearing Pakistan firing October 9, 2014

    Kanachak: Leaving behind blood-stained beds, dismantled roof-tops and windows punctured by bullets, residents of border villages say that they were like sitting ducks for target practice of Pakistan's troops as they marched to safer places. "We have become sitting ducks for target practice of Pakistan's troops. Our men have been injured...
  • India engaged in unprovoked firing along the border: Pakistan envoy October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Soon after Defence Minister Arun Jaitley in a strong worded caution asked Pakistan to stop violating the ceasefire, Pakistan too, took an aggressive stand and maintained that it was not Pakistan but India which is engaged in unprovoked firing along the border in Jammu and Kashmir. "Our National Security...
  • If Pakistan persists with adventurism, India will make it unaffordable for them: Arun Jaitley October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Putting forth a firm stance, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley in a strong warning said that if Pakistan does not stop the unprovoked firing, it will have to pay a heavy price. "If Pakistan persists with adventurism, Indian forces will make the cost of this adventurism unaffordable for them,"...
  • BSF giving a befitting reply to Pakistan, PM does not need to say anything: Rajnath Singh October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Hardening his stand on the ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the International Border in Jammu and kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the Border Security Forces are givng a befitting reply to the neighbours for the firing. He also maintained that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keeping a...
  • Border villages in J&K face the brunt as Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire October 9, 2014

    Arnia: Doors left ajar, bedding left just the way it was, toys lie scattered, it all reminds of how people left in a hurry when they were taken by surprise due to heavy shelling. The Kothe village in Arnia along the International border in Jammu and Kashmir is dotted with...
  • Pakistan targets 60 BSF posts, over 80 villages in fresh shelling along the border in J&K October 9, 2014

    Jammu: Situation in Jammu and Kashmir remains tense as firing from Pakistan is on for the fourth straight day in all seven sectors along the International Border. Two Indian women have been killed in overnight shelling that took place on Thursday by Pakistani forces along the International Border in Jammu...
  • Ceasefire violation: India gives free hand to security forces to deal with Pak firing, say sources October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday toughened its stand on Pakistan with sources saying that the Centre has given a free hand to the security forces along the border to deal with Pakistan firing as they saw fit. "The PM has told the NSA (National Security Advisor) that there is no question...
  • Pakistan fires at Indian posts yet again, 2 dead, 6 injured in fresh shelling along the border in J&K October 8, 2014

    Jammu: Two people have lost their lives in fresh firing that took place in Samba along the International Border on Wednesday, taking the death toll in ceasefire violations up to seven. Six others including a Border Security Force personnel have also been injured in the firing. "We have been retaliating very...
  • Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire at the International Border, targets 50 BSF posts October 8, 2014

    Jammu: The International Border with Pakistan remains tense as firing continued in 7 sectors of Jammu and Kashmir - Hira nagar, Sambha, Arnia, RS Pura, Kanachak, Pargwal and Ramgarh. As many as 50 border security force (BSF) posts were targetted in the shelling that continued till 7 am on Wednesday...
  • Ceasefire violation: Army officer, 2 personnel injured in Pak firing across border October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Three Army personnel, including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO), were injured in heavy Pakistani shelling across the border in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Firing also continued at Akhnoor's Phargwal area and Arnia in RS Pura sector. "Pakistan is deliberately targeting our civilians which is unacceptable....
  • BSF restores flood-hit border posts, fencing in Jammu September 26, 2014

    Jammu: The six kilometre fencing and all 18 border posts damaged by floods on the international border in Jammu region have been repaired and restored, the Border Security Force (BSF) sources said. It must be recalled that the flood waters of the Tawi river had damaged 10 BSF border posts and...
  • J&K: One soldier killed in an encounter with terrorists in Kupwara August 30, 2014

    Srinagar: A soldier has died and another one has been injured in an encounter with terrorists in the Kalaroos area of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Incidents of continued aggression have been doing the rounds since the past two weeks on the line of Control (LOC) and the...
  • Ceasefire violations: A virtual nightmare for people near the IndoPak border August 29, 2014

    RS Pura International Border: As Pakistan continues to violate the ceasefire along the border, the men, women and children living in the villages near the border are living a virtual nightmare every day. These are people caught in the crossfire of the IndoPak politics for decades. One sees tearful women and...