Ceasefire Violation

  • Army chief, Kashmir governor discuss border situation 18-01-2014 09:28 PM

    Indian Army chief Gen Bikram Singh called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Saturday and discussed the situation on the Line of Control (LoC) and the international border in the state. "Accompanied by the northern army commander Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra, Gen Bikram Singh today called on Governor...
  • 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...
  • Indian Army tries to control situation, not escalate it: Bikram Singh 13-01-2014 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Monday refuted allegations that the Indian Army was not retaliating strongly during ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Speaking to media at the annual press conference, the General said that the endeavour of Indian Army was to control the situation at the border and...
  • India, Pakistan DGMOs agree to maintain ceasefire at LoC 24-12-2013 04:24 PM

    New Delhi: India's Director General Military Operations (DGMO) Lieutenant General Vinod Bhatia met his Pakistani counterpart Major General Amir Riaz at the Wagah-Attari border to ease tension and ensure peace at the Line of Control (LoC). General Bhatia said that both sides have agreed to maintain ceasefire along the defacto...
  • India, Pakistan DGMOs to meet after 14 years to discuss LoC tensions 24-12-2013 08:41 AM

    New Delhi: The DGMOs of India and Pakistan will meet on Tuesday after 14 years at India-Pakistan Wagah border in Punjab. Lt General Vinod Bhatia is expected to cross over to Pakistan at the Wagah border to hold discussions with his Pakistani counterpart Major General Amir Riaz. On the agenda...
  • J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Kathua district, BSF officer injured 19-12-2013 04:25 PM

    In a ceasefire violation, a BSF officer was injured on Thursday in sniper firing from across the Indo-Pak border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. There was sniper firing from across the International Border (IB) on a forward border post in Kathua district around 1300 hours, a BSF officer...
  • India, Pakistan DGMOs to meet on December 24 to ensure peace along LoC 17-12-2013 09:56 PM

    New Delhi/Islamabad: DGMOs of India and Pakistan will meet at the Wagah border on December 24 to discuss ways to ensure ceasefire on the Line of Control, three months after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterpart Nawaz Sharif proposed this meeting to defuse tensions. The meeting of the Director...
  • Both India and Pak DGMOs can decide when to meet: Bashir 01-12-2013 07:18 AM

    New Delhi: Pakistan Ambassador to India Salman Bashir on Saturday said it was upon the DGMOs of India and Pakistan to meet if they wished to do so and they are best qualified to deal with matters pertaining to their domain. "We have left it to the headquarters of the...
  • J&K: After 2-week-long lull, Pakistan violates ceasefire 22-11-2013 06:11 PM

    After a fortnight's lull, Pakistani troops on Friday violated the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir yet again, opening fire on Indian positions in Mendhar sector of the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, defence officials said. Defence sources said that Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions in Balakote area...
  • Ceasefire violations causing economic stress: Omar Abdullah 14-11-2013 07:24 AM

    Jammu: Tension on the Line of Control and the international border directly impacts the tranquillity and development process in Jammu and Kashmir and endangers life and property of the people, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Wednesday. "Ceasefire violations and shelling not only make the people leave their homes, but...
  • 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...
  • Ceasefire violations by Pak in 2013 highest in 8 years 02-11-2013 09:15 AM

    Ceasefire violations by Pakistan at the Line of Control in 2013 was the highest in eight years. In the month of October alone there were 25 violations by the Pakistani troops. ...
  • World View: Has the ceasefire mechanism itself failed? 01-11-2013 10:23 PM

    Pakistan High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir on Thursday rejected Defence Minister AK Antony's statement the that Pakistan Army was aiding infiltration along the LoC. ...
  • We should rebuild trust, not trade charges in public domain: Pak envoy 01-11-2013 08:36 AM

    New Delhi: Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir has confirmed to CNN-IBN that Salman Khurshid and Pakistan foreign adviser Sartaj Aziz will meet in Delhi in November. In an exclusive interview to foreign editor Suhasini Haidar though, he rejected Defence Minister AK Antony's statement that the Pakistan Army was aiding infiltration...
  • India should use lines of communication instead of accusations: Pak 31-10-2013 10:27 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistan High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir on Thursday Bashir rejected Defence Minister AK Antony's statement the that Pakistan Army was aiding infiltration along the LOC. "I think the narrative should be how to work this out, rebuild trust, and not play out such things in the public...
  • Tharoor's video address abruptly cut off for criticising Pakistan 30-10-2013 09:41 AM

    Islamabad: Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's video address to an Indo-Pakistan entrepreneurs' event in Islamabad on Tuesday was abruptly cut off after he lambasted the Pakistani government for ceasefire violations on the LoC and suggested the civilian administration did not control the military. Though the event was billed as a peace...
  • Nawaz Sharif should be given more time, says Salman Khurshid 28-10-2013 10:53 PM

    Amid continued ceasefire violations by Pakistan, India, on Monday, expressed "disappointment" that a meeting of DGMOs of the two countries could not be scheduled so far as decided by their Prime Ministers. Articulating the view, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, however, said Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should be given...
  • Pakistan shows white flags along border, no flag meeting 28-10-2013 10:30 PM

    Pakistan, on Monday, displayed white flags along the International Border (IB) in Samba sector possibly as a mark for having peace but it did not respond to calls for a flag meeting between border guards to de-escalate tensions. There were two white flags displayed from two different border villages along...
  • AK Antony to visit LoC to review situation 28-10-2013 07:29 PM

    The situation along the Line of Control and the International Border, which have been witnessing frequent ceasefire violations, came up for a review at a high-level meeting headed by Defence Minister AK Antony,on Monday. The issue of ceasefire violation was discussed at the meeting attended by National Security Adviser Shivshankar...
  • J&K: Pakistan fires at the Uri sector, kills one Indian Army JCO 28-10-2013 09:34 AM

    Srinagar: Pakistan violated ceasefire yet again on Monday along the Line of Control in the Uri sector. An Indian Army Junior Commissioned Officer was killed in the firing by Pakistani troops. The Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service has been suspended for Monday following the incident. The Army is ascertaining if it was...
  • People living along Jammu IB relieved as calm prevails 27-10-2013 09:21 PM

    People living along the international border (IB) in the Jammu frontier heaved a sigh of relief due to the three-day lull in the border skirmishes, which had forced many to move to safer places. No ceasefire violation has been reported along the international border and the LoC for the past...
  • Ceasefire violation ends as BSF gives befitting reply to Pakistan 26-10-2013 10:07 PM

    Guns fell silent, on Saturday, after 12-day border skirmishes as BSF troops gave befitting reply to Pakistan by using equal calibre weapons in lethal retaliatory action along the International Border (IB) in Jammu frontier. "There has been no ceasefire violation from Pakistani side from yesterday evening till this evening... Guns...
  • Omar hits out at Sharif, BSF asked to retaliate strongly 25-10-2013 06:38 PM

    With the latest ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir injuring 11 civilians, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, on Friday, hit out at its Premier Nawaz Sharif while the BSF has been asked by the Union Government to retaliate with equal measure in case of any unprovoked firing. In the...
  • Pakistan should be taught a lesson, says BJP on ceasefire violations 25-10-2013 03:06 PM

    Srinagar: BJP on Friday said the ceasefire violations along the LoC and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir are totally "unacceptable" and asked the Centre to "teach Pakistan a lesson" through political means. "The activities taking place on the border since the last two months are unacceptable. Time has come...
  • 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...
  • Manmohan Singh disappointed with Sharif over ceasefire violations 24-10-2013 07:57 PM

    On Board Air India One:Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Thursday, said he was disappointed with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif and asked him "even at this late hour" to recognise that what was happening on the LoC and International Border is not good for the two nations. "Let me say...
  • J&K: 55 Indian soldiers killed in Pakistani firing at LoC in 2013 23-10-2013 09:05 PM

    Jammu: India has lost 55 security personnel in 2013 due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. By the government's own estimate ceasefire violations have crossed 200 in the 10 months of 2013, which is much higher than the 117 reported in...
  • Fitting reply to be given against Pakistan firing, says Sushil Kumar Shinde 23-10-2013 07:25 PM

    Angry over the killing of a BSF jawan in overnight firing by Pakistani troops, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Wednesday said a fitting reply would be given against such unprovoked acts from across the border. Shinde said additional BSF troops were being sent to man the International Border (IB)...
  • Better prepared to reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan: BSF DIG 23-10-2013 04:30 PM

    Border Security Force DIG Dharminder Parikh said India is prepared to reply to Pakistan as they continue to violate ceasefire. He said, "We are in the strength you can say thrice to them on the borders. We have all kinds of preparation to reply them whatever they will fire we...
  • J&K: Pak forces Indian authorities to end construction work in Keran 23-10-2013 08:06 AM

    Srinagar: Pakistani troops have forced Indian authorities to end construction work at a model village project in Keran sector in Jammu and Kashmir. They have claimed that the construction work is in the violation of the 2003 ceasefire agreement. The state government sources have said that the local authorities stopped...