Pakistani Army

  • Ceasefire violations by Pak in 2013 highest in 8 years November 2, 2013

    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. ...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire, fires on forward areas along LoC October 29, 2013

    Pakistani Army on Tuesday again violated the ceasefire by firing on forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, prompting Indian troops to retaliate. Pakistani troops opened fire with automatic weapons and small arms on forward areas along LoC in Gambhir area in Bhimbher Gali sub-sectors from 0510...
  • Fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch August 26, 2013

    Pakistani Army violated the ceasefire again on Monday by shelling forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Poonch district, drawing retaliation from the Indian side. "Pakistani Army violated ceasefire again-- they fired mortar shells and opened indiscriminate fire from automatic weapons on forward posts along LoC in Garhi sub-sector...
  • Pak keep LoC hot, opens fire for the 8th time in 4 days, blames India August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: There is no end to ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the Line of Control and the international border. Firing was reported on Indian posts in the Ramgarh sector in Samba district early on Tuesday morning even as Pakistan accused Indian troops of firing shells. This was the eighth breach...
  • LoC killings: Manmohan, Sharif may talk, but no secretary-level meet August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: In a dramatic U-turn, the Indian government has decided not to go forth with the secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan following the killing for five soldiers by Pakistani Army at the Line of Control. Sources told CNN-IBN that it is unlikely that the secretary-level talks will...
  • Carrot and stick is the best policy with Pak: Pramit Pal Chaudhuri August 8, 2013

    The Opposition has been riling the Centre for being inactive and indecisive in the face of aggression from across the LoC that claimed five soldiers' lives. However, isn't this a chance when politicians should close their ranks and put up a united front? National Security Advisory Board member and foreign...
  • Pakistan military denies role in LoC killings: Sources August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Pakistani military and Foreign Ministry have denied any role in the attack on an Indian Army patrol at the Line of Control (LoC) in which five soldiers were killed, sources said. The officials denied the incident during a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday...
  • Don't test India's resolve: Antony to Pakistan August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony warned Pakistan to not test India's resolve or the capacity of its armed forces by unprovoked aggressive actions on the Line of Control (LoC). Sending out a strong message to Pakistan for the killing of five Indian soldiers near Poonch on the intervening night...
  • Antony admits Pakistan Army killed Indian soldiers at LoC August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Two days after Defence Minister AK Antony's statement blaming "20 heavily armed terrorists along with persons dressed in Pakistan Army uniforms" for the attack on an Indian patrol at the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch in which five soldiers were killed led to a huge political storm,...
  • LoC killings: Army Chief returns to Delhi to brief Antony August 7, 2013

    Jammu: Army Chief General Bikram Singh returned to Delhi after being briefed by his Corps Commander at Nagrota on the ambush of an Indian patrol by Pakistani troops at the Line of Control in Poonch in which five soldiers were killed. General Singh, who was earlier scheduled to visit the...
  • LoC killings: Martyr's family refuses compensation August 7, 2013

    Patna: Martyred sepoy Vijay Kumar Rai's family has refused to accept Bihar government's compensation of Rs 10 lakh and instead demanded strong action against Pakistan for killing him and four other soldiers in an ambush at the Line of Control in Chakan-Da-Bagh sector of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. The family...
  • BJP slams Antony for contradictory statements August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony came under heavy fire from the opposition parties over his statement on the killing of Indian soldiers in Parliament on Tuesday where he blamed "20 heavily armed terrorists along with persons dressed in Pakistan Army uniforms" for the attack which was contradictory to a...
  • Nath defends Antony's statement on killing of soldiers August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: With Defence Minister AK Antony's statement on killing of Indian soldiers in Poonch sparking a controversy, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday came out in his support, saying the remarks were made on the basis of facts available at that time. "There is no question of the Defence...
  • LoC killings: Defence Ministry blames Pak Army and then backtracks August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: In a major flip-flop by the Centre and the Defence Ministry, the attackers who ambushed Indian soldiers at the Line of Control in Poonch became "20 heavily armed terrorists along with persons dressed in Pakistan Army uniforms" from an earlier statement that the Army patrol was targeted by...
  • The Last Word: What does the killing of 5 Indian soldiers reveal about India-Pak relations? August 7, 2013

    Five Indian soldiers have been killed in a Pakistani attack on an Indian Army post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • News 360: Pakistan terrorists, troops kill 5 Indian soldiers August 7, 2013

    Five Indian soldiers have been killed in a Pakistani attack on an Indian Army post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • J&K: Army Chief to review security situation in Poonch August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of the killing of five soldiers along the Line of Control (LoC), Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh will on Wednesday visit Poonch to review the security situation there. Director General of Military Operations Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia will speak to his counterpart in Pakistan Maj Gen...
  • BJP activists protest outside Defence Minister Antony's house August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: BJP supporters on Tuesday held a demonstration outside Defence Minister AK Antony's residence in New Delhi demanding a strong response by the government against killing of five Indian soldiers on the Line of Control. The BJP supporters raised slogans demanding that a strong message be sent to Pakistan...
  • Sonia, Rahul condemn killing of 5 Indian soldiers along LoC August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress Chairperson Sonia Gandhi condemned the killing of five Indian soldiers by the Pakistani intruders along the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday night. "Indian nation cannot be cowed down by such blatant acts of deceit," said Sonia. She has urged the government to take appropriate measures while...
  • 5 Indian soldiers killed: Opposition slam UPA govt, seeks tough action August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: While the opposition parties came down heavily on the Central Government for the killing of five Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops and terrorists along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, the Union ministers too admitted that such incidents cast a shadow on the...
  • J&K: 5 Indian soldiers killed in an attack by Pakistan August 7, 2013

    Jammu: Five Indian soldiers have been killed in a Pakistani attack on an Indian Army post along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir. While four soldiers belonged to the 21st Battalion of the Bihar Regiment, one was from the Maratha Light Infantry Regiment. The martyred soldiers...
  • Pak violates ceasefire again; infiltration bid foiled in Jammu June 26, 2013

    Srinagar: In yet another case of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops fired at Indian posts in Poonch sector and of Jammu region while there was an infiltration bid in Keri area of Rajouri sector. While the ceasefire violation occurred between 10.45 am and 11.15 am in Poonch, the infiltration bid was...
  • J&K: Army calls off search operation on LoC in Poonch June 8, 2013

    Jammu: Army on Saturday called off search operation in the dense forest areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, where a Junior Commissioned Officer was killed when Pakistan troops opened heavy fire on Indian posts on Friday. "Massive search operation which was launched yesterday (Friday) by the Army...
  • J&K: Pakistani troops kill one Indian soldier June 7, 2013

    Srinagar: An Indian Army soldier was killed when Pakistani troops opened fire in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The Indian Army retaliated by firing back at the Pakistani soldiers, but the gunbattle has stopped now. Pakistan generally resorts to such firing to provide cover to terrorists and push...
  • Pak Army no longer sees India as a threat: Najam Sethi May 7, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan Punjab's caretaker Chief Minister Najam Sethi has said that Pakistan no longer considers India to be an existential threat. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar, Sethi said that India needs to realise that. Following is an excerpt from the interview: Karan Thapar: The second aspect of the electoral campaign that...
  • Indian troops kill Pak soldier who had crossed LoC February 15, 2013

    In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, a Pakistani soldier who intruded into the Indian territory was killed by the Army in the Naushera sector along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. This incident comes a month after Pakistani troops entered Indian territory and killed two Indian soldiers...
  • Villagers along Indo-Pak LoC forced to live in fear, panic January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as there was no overnight firing reported along the Line of Control separating India and Pakistan, the tension remains. The villages along the Line of Control have been restless and its residents are living in fear. IBN7 visited some villages on the LoC to find out about the...
  • Pakistan using streams in Uri for infiltration January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: General Officer Commanding, Northern Command, Lieutenant General KT Parnaik on Tuesday denied Pakistan's allegations that Indian soldiers had attacked its posts and also revealed the reality of the Line of Control on Tuesday by releasing maps of the area where the conflict took place. Pakistan had alleged that on...
  • Act against Pak for killing our soldiers: Yashwant Sinha January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The ceasefire violations along with the killing and mutilation of Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops have turned into a political war of words in India. The BJP has been very vocal and has been demanding tough action against Pakistan. Speaking to IBN7 Political Editor Sukesh Ranjan senior Bharatiya Janata...
  • The strength of the Indian and Pakistani armed forces January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: India and Pakistan gained their independence 65 years ago and have fought four wars since then. After the humiliating defeat in the 1971 war, Pakistan has been increasing its military strength at a rapid pace. Today both countries are nuclear armed and their armies are in an eyeball-to-eyeball...