Infiltration

  • Current impasse first test of intra-Kashmir trade: Pakistan 24-01-2014 06:29 PM

    With intra-Kashmir trade suspended for a week, Pakistan on Friday said it is keen on resolving the impasse which it described as the "first test" of the arrangement on contacts and movement of goods between the two sides of the region. "We have a very deep interest in the process,...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch district 13-01-2014 02:52 PM

    The army on Monday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu region's Poonch district. Army troops noticed some suspicious movement in Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu region on Monday morning, a defence spokesman told. "The infiltration bid was foiled...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Three terrorists killed in encounter in Sopore 13-01-2014 02:41 PM

    Srinagar: Three terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in the Sopore district of Jammu and Kashmir. The gun battle, which began around 2.00 pm in the Dangerpora area of Sopore district, lasted three hours. A search operation is underway in the area. The Indian troops today...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Infiltration bid foiled in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch 13-01-2014 12:52 PM

    The Indian Army today foiled an infiltration bid in the Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. According to senior Army officials, the Indian troops detected suspicious movement across the border at 6.15 am this morning. Officials say a search operation is still underway in the area. ...
  • Antony questions Pakistan Army over infiltration bids along the border 30-10-2013 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony questioned Pakistani Army's role in the infiltration bids along the border, saying that the Indian government had information to prove the claim. "How can terrorists infiltrate without the support of the armed forces of Pakistan. I assure the nation, our armed forces are fully...
  • 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...
  • J&K: 1 Army jawan killed during fresh firing in Keran sector 11-10-2013 05:19 PM

    Srinagar: An Army jawan was killed during fresh firing in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Army said that firing took place when it tried to challenge an infiltration attempt, adding that they have successfully foiled the bid. The incident comes days after a similar attempt was made by terrorists...
  • Keran operation over, but villagers battle fear, uncertainty 11-10-2013 09:42 AM

    Keran: Two days after the operation in Keran was wrapped up by the Indian Army, villages along the LOC that have lived through gunbattles, search operations and constant military presence continue to battle fear and uncertainty. For villages along the border that have seen more than 150 ceasefire violations and...
  • Keran operations over, terrorists did not occupy Indian posts: Army 08-10-2013 12:53 PM

    Keran: The Indian Army on Tuesday called off the 15-day long Keran operation, saying the area has been cleared of the infiltrators backed by Pakistan. Northern Command chief Lt General Sanjeev Chachra said the infiltration bids are not possible without the help of the Pakistan Army and maintained that his...
  • No intrusion in Keran, it's infiltration, says Army Chief 08-10-2013 11:39 AM

    Keran: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Tuesday said that it was a desperate infiltration bid in Keran, which has been foiled, and not an intrusion. He also said that the Army commander will soon address the media on the latest developments in the Keran operation. This comes amidst reports...
  • Army likely to declare Keran operation over today or tomorrow 08-10-2013 09:33 AM

    Keran: Fifteen days after the infiltration bid at Shala Batu village, the gunbattle between the Army and alleged Pakistani infiltrators in Keran may well be on its last leg. The Army is likely to declare the operations over on Tuesday or Wednesday. Army sources say that the bodies of 15...
  • Keran: Villagers caught in gunbattle between Army, terrorists 07-10-2013 03:14 PM

    Keran: As firing between the Army and terrorists continue in the Keran sector, caught in the crossfire are residents from nearby villages. The villagers from Jamgund, a village that lies next to Shala Batu, have been trekking down steep mountainside to avoid being trapped in the gunfight. "We face a...
  • Keran infiltration: 14 days on, Army continues to fight terrorists 07-10-2013 09:01 AM

    Srinagar: The Indian Army's pitch battle with terrorists in Keran sector continues for the 14th day and the area has been cordoned off. Army officials have confirmed that there has been a massive infiltration attempt in the Shala Batu village. They have said that 30 to 40 terrorists backed by...
  • J&K: Army continues to battle with terrorists in Keran sector 06-10-2013 08:02 PM

    Srinagar: The Indian Army is fighting a pitch battle with the terrorists in Keran Sector of Jammu and Kashmir for the last 13 days. The operation is still ongoing and the Army has cordoned off the area. Army officials have confirmed that there has been massive infiltration attempt in Shala...
  • Pak denies reports of incursions even as Keran gunbattle enters 13th day 06-10-2013 02:00 PM

    Hyderabad: Pakistan High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir denied all reports of terrorists infiltrating into India from Pakistan and called them 'baseless'. Bashir's statement came even as the gunbattle between the Indian Army and terrorists in Keran has been going on for thirteen days. He called Pakistan a victim of...
  • No end to Army operation in Keran, gunbattle enters 13th day 06-10-2013 10:45 AM

    Srinagar: Thirteen days since the operation in Keran started, the gunfight between the Army and the terrorists is still on. The Army is battling 30 to 40 terrorists who had infiltrated in the Keran sector. This even as Army Chief General Bikram Singh said the Keran intrusion is in no...
  • Army foils another infiltration bid in Keran, 4 terrorists killed 05-10-2013 08:50 AM

    Srinagar: The Army on Saturday foiled another infiltration bid in Keran sector after a 2-hour gunbattle with the terrorists. Four terrorists have been killed in the incident and six AK 47 rifles, 4 pistols and other warlike ammunitions have been recovered from the terrorists. This incident has been reported from...
  • Keran infiltration: 3 terrorists killed, IAF offers help to Army 05-10-2013 08:13 AM

    Srinagar: The Army operation against the infiltrators in Keran, Jammu and Kashmir, is nearing a closure. Three terrorists have reportedly been killed in the 12-day long operation that is still on. The Indian Air Force, too, has offered to assist the Army in the endgame against the terrorists. Air Chief...
  • State sponsored terror won't be tolerated, says President Pranab 04-10-2013 02:21 PM

    Brussels: President Pranab Muikherjee has spoken out strongly against Pakistan on the issue of terror. In an interview to Euronews, Pranab has said that state sponsored terrorism cannot be accepted. India wants peace with Pakistan but there can be no compromise with its own territorial integrity, Pranab Mukherjee said. He...
  • Keran intrusion nowhere close to the Kargil situation, says Army Chief 04-10-2013 11:22 AM

    Srinagar: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Friday said the Keran intrusion is in no way comparable to Kargil. He instead chose to describe it as an infiltration attempt. "There is no Kargil-like situation in Keran sector of Kashmir. No village has been occupied by terrorists. We will get them...
  • J&K: Fierce battle between Army, terrorists still on in Keran sector 03-10-2013 09:58 PM

    New Delhi: The Army has been locked in a fierce gun battle with terrorists in Keran sector of Kupwara in Jammu and Kahmir for the last 10 days. In the biggest infiltration bid across the Line of Control in the recent past, a group of 35 to 40 well-entrenched terrorists...
  • J&K: Army battles intruders, says Pak troops involved 03-10-2013 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Army has been locked in a heavy gunbattle with terrorists in Keran sector of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir for the last 10 days. In the biggest infiltration bid across the Line of Control in the recent past, a group of 35 to 40 well-entrenched terrorists have...
  • J&K: Pakistan Army denies infiltration attempts in Keran, calls it a 'blatant lie' 03-10-2013 01:36 PM

    Pakistan Army on Thursday dismissed as "baseless" that its troops were involved in massive infiltration attempts from across the LoC into Jammu and Kashmir. "No such thing happened at all. This is a blatant lie. We totally deny this baseless allegation," a Pakistani military spokesperson told PTI. Five Indian Army...
  • J&K: Army locked in a gunbattle with terrorists for 10 days in Keran 03-10-2013 09:30 AM

    Srinagar: The Army has been locked in a heavy gunbattle with terrorists in the Keran sector of Kupwara for the past 10 days. In the biggest infiltration bid across the Line of Control in the recent past, a group of 35 to 40 well-entrenched terrorists have been battling the Army....
  • Reports of Pakistan occupying a village along the LoC 'absurd': Army 02-10-2013 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Army on Wednesday denied reports that Pakistan occupied a village along the Line of Control. Earlier, sources had told CNN-IBN that Indian troops were engaged in a gunfight to clear Pakistani troops who had occupied a ghost village along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and...
  • J&K: High alert in Kathua, Jammu after villagers claim they saw terrorists 28-09-2013 11:41 AM

    Kathua: Police and the Army have launched a massive search operation in Diyalachak near Hiranagar border in Jammu and Kashmir after villagers claim they sighted terrorists in the area. Police have sounded a high alert in Kathua and Jammu. This comes two days after terrorists attacked a police station in...
  • Watch: Movement of terrorists trying to cross LoC captured through UAV 27-09-2013 02:25 PM

    Srinagar: A footage shot by an unmanned aerial vehicle shows the movements of suspected terrorists in Kupwara where an infiltration bid has been foiled the Army. GoC 15 Corps Lt Gen Gurmeet Singh said that the encounter is on to foil the massive infiltration bid by 4 groups of terrorists....
  • J&K: Army foils infiltration bid, kills 12 terrorists in Kupwara 26-09-2013 05:04 PM

    Srinagar: A major infiltration bid was foiled by Army and 10-12 terrorists were killed in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday, said General Officer Commanding 15 Corps Lieutenant General Gurmeet Singh. The Lt General said the troops at the Line of Control in the Keran sector of Kupwara district of north...
  • J&K: Pakistan opens fire at 2 Indian posts at LoC 03-09-2013 02:06 PM

    Jammu: In fresh incidents of ceasefire violation the Pakistani Army on Tuesday fired at two Indian posts at the Line of Control (LoC) in Kerni and Kalyan sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. Pakistani troops fired two rockets and also targeted the two Indian posts with heavy machine guns....
  • J&K: 5 terrorists killed as Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Kupwara 31-08-2013 10:50 AM

    Army on Friday foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Kashmir, killing five terrorists. Troops noticed movement of heavily armed terroristsnear the LoC in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district, 185 kms from Srinagar, during the intervening night of August 30 and 31, an army official said....