Border Firing

  • Indian Army lodges protest with Pakistan over ceasefire violations 17-01-2014 05:43 PM

    India on Friday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over ceasefire violations at brigadier-level flag meeting along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. "We have lodged a strong protest with Pakistan Army authorities over the ceasefire violations along LoC in Poonch at the brigadier-level...
  • Will give Pakistan benefit of doubt but not at India's cost, says Khurshid 11-11-2013 08:25 PM

    India will give Pakistan the "benefit of the doubt" as they pursue peace amid a series of ceasefire violations along the LoC but this cannot be at India's cost, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said. "...if you look at the ground reality and you look at the result of...
  • J&K: Pakistan troops fire mortar bombs on LoC 24-10-2013 09:26 PM

    Jammu: Pakistani troops fired mortar bombs, rockets and automatic weapons on border posts and civilian areas along the international border in Jammu and Samba districts, resulting in heavy exchanges till the wee hours of Thursday. "There was shelling of mortar bombs, rockets and firing by automatic weapons on border outposts...
  • J&K: Army's claim over Keran operations under a cloud 20-10-2013 04:57 PM

    Nearly a fortnight after the Army operations were called off in Keran sector, questions have cropped up over what happened during the long intrusion by infiltrators from Pakistan believed to be from its special forces. The Army operations, which were said to have been stopped on October 8, continued even...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan targets 10 Indian posts, 2 BSF jawans injured 18-10-2013 09:40 PM

    Two BSF jawans were injured on Friday as Pakistani troops opened fire at ten border out posts and civilian areas along the International Border in Jammu and Samba districts. Violating the ceasefire, the Pakistani rangers fired on border out posts and forward civilian areas along International Border in R S...
  • No dates decided yet for Indo-Pak DGMOs meet, informs Foreign Secy 18-10-2013 07:01 PM

    Notwithstanding increased border ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir, India and Pakistan are yet to decide a date for a meeting between their DGMOs, three weeks after the Prime Ministers of the two countries decided that they would meet to address the issue. "At this juncture, we have no dates,"...
  • Pakistani troops violates ceasefire again, opens fire in Poonch 13-10-2013 12:22 AM

    In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops targeted forward posts along LoC in Poonch district with mortar shelling and automatic weapons, prompting Indian troops to retaliate strongly. Pakistani Army troops resorted to firing of mortar shells, automatic and small arms firing in forward areas along LoC in Bharasingha and Mendhar...
  • Pakistan Army Chief visits LoC to assess the situation 03-09-2013 05:49 PM

    Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, on Tuesday, visited the LoC to assess the security situation in the wake of violations of a ceasefire in the region over the past few weeks. Kayani visited Kotli sector of the Line of Control, an area that has witnessed heavy exchanges of...
  • Lower diplomatic ties with Pak till it mends ways, says BJP chief Rajnath Singh 31-08-2013 08:02 PM

    BJP President Rajnath Singh, on Saturday, slammed PM Manmohan Singh for deciding to engage Pakistan across the talks table, saying India should lower the status of its diplomatic relations with the neighbouring country in light of recent ceasefire violations by it. "Government of India should lower the status of its...
  • Pakistan asks world bodies to intervene in Kashmir issue 30-08-2013 06:18 PM

    Pakistan, on Friday, said the world community should play its role for resolving the Kashmir dispute as India's insistence on settling the issue through bilateral talks has not produced results. India has always insisted on solving this issue through bilateral talks, but so far these efforts have failed to produce...
  • Pakistan claims unprovoked shelling by Indian Army kills one 25-08-2013 06:04 PM

    Pakistani, on Sunday,authorities claimed that a woman was killed and six other persons were injured in "unprovoked" Indian Army shelling across the LoC. A woman was killed and six other persons were injured seriously as a result of unprovoked Indian army shelling at Nakyal sector on Line of Control this...
  • Nawaz Sharif holds high-level meeting to review security issues 22-08-2013 05:39 PM

    Pakistan's highest decision-making body on security issues, on Thursday, met for the first time since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif assumed office and reviewed tensions with India on the Line of Control. The Defence Committee of the Cabinet also reviewed the security situation in Pakistan and matters related to the war...
  • LoC killings: Pakistan retaliates, accuses India of shelling as Kashmir tension simmers 13-08-2013 10:16 AM

    Pakistan accused Indian troops of firing shells across the disputed border in Kashmir on Monday and tensions ran high in both countries after last week's killing of Indian soldiers set off a wave of skirmishes between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Clashes flared along the 740-km (445-mile) Line of Control that...
  • LoC killings: Rajasthan's BSF jawan injured in cross-border firing dies at AIIMS 12-08-2013 07:59 AM

    A BSF troop, injured in cross-border firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district on August 5, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Delhi on Sunday. Head Constable Ram Niwas Meena, admitted for treatment at AIIMS since he was injured along the International Border with Pakistan died at 12:30...
  • Pakistani troops fire on Indian posts across LoC 27-06-2013 03:40 AM

    New Delhi: Pakistani troops opened fire on Indian posts in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. The "unprovoked" firing lasted for 30 minutes. Indian soldiers fired in retaliation. No casualities were reported, official sources said. "Pakistani troops opened fire on Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC)...
  • Pak violates ceasefire for 4th time in a week 19-05-2011 11:01 PM

    Jammu: In the fourth ceasefire violation within a week, Pakistan Rangers targeted Indian positions by opening unprovoked firing along the international border in Jammu sector. Pakistan rangers opened unprovoked firing from their forward areas of Sailkote district on the Border Out Posts at Kote-Kubba in Jammu's Arnia sub-sector, a senior...