Poonch Ceasefire Violation

  • Slain soldier Hemraj Singh's wife duped of Rs 10 lakh April 6, 2013

    Mathura: The wife of slain soldier Lance Naik Hemraj was duped of Rs 10 lakh on Friday in the presence of her brother-in-law and a relative near a petrol pump in the outskirts of Kosi town area. In her complaint, Dharmvati, the widow of Hemraj said that one Amit Kumar,...
  • 'Govt has shown maturity in defusing tensions along LoC' January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central leadership has shown "maturity" in defusing tensions along the LoC with Pakistan following the brutal killing of two Indian soldiers, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said. "You cannot expect India to ignore what was done to its soldiers on the LoC in...
  • Our troops don't cross the LoC: Army Chief Gen Singh January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Amidst growing tension at the Line of Control and intensifying war of words, Army Chief General Bikram Singh rejected Pakistan's allegations that the Indian Army violated ceasefire and killed a Pakistani soldier. "Pakistan is wrong in alleging that their soldier has died in firing at the Line of...
  • Army Chief Gen Singh meets martyr Hemraj's family in Kosi January 16, 2013

    Kosi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh met slain Indian soldier Lance Naik Hemraj Singh's family in Kosi Kalan in Uttar Pradesh, two days after the martyr's wife broke her fast. He also paid respect to the martyr in the village. Hemraj was killed and beheaded on January 8 by Pakistani...
  • War of words intensifies as India raises Pak terror at UN January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as the Line of Control remains tense, the war of words between India and Pakistan has intensified. India has raised Pakistan's continuing support to terror groups at the United Nations, seeking international action against state sponsors of terror. India named Pakistan terror groups Lashkar-e-Toiba and Jamaat-ud-Dawa as...
  • LoC remains tense even as India talks tough January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The situation along the India-Pakistan border continues to remain tense after India reported four ceasefire violations even after the flag meet. Indian troops, however, did not retaliate and officers say that they will not react in haste but will take their time. But, the Pakistani army claimed that...
  • Shows involving Pakistani singers face cancellations in India January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The growing tension between India and Pakistan has not just hit sports but also the music and entertainment ties. Shows involving Pakistani singers have been called off or are facing cancellation. Pakistani singer Ali Zafar was supposed to perform at the Times Pune festival at Shaniwar Wada on Saturday,...
  • Tension at LoC hits India-Pakistan sporting ties January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The firing at the India-Pakistan border now seems to be hitting sporting ties between the two countries. The ruling Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra has chosen to remain silent as the Shiv Sena forced Pakistani players off the inaugural Hockey India League match in Mumbai on Monday. Sources say...
  • 'Pak unable to help terrorists, getting frustrated' January 15, 2013

    Chakan-da-Bagh: The Indian Army kept up the pressure on Pakistan and called its army a frustrated force which was trying to violate the ceasefire at the Line of Control to help terrorists infiltrate into India. General Officer Commanding, Northern Command, Lieutenant General KT Parnaik said on Tuesday that the Pakistan...
  • We should refrain from jingoism, says Manish Tewari January 15, 2013

    Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari slammed senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj saying tactical response and not jingoism is the need of the hour. "Professional armies respect rules of engagement. Transgressions are surmounted through tactical responses, not driven by jingoism," Manish Tewari tweeted. ...
  • LoC firing: Cong calls for restraint as BJP seeks revenge January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: There seems to be a political war of words between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the killing of Indian soldiers by the Pakistan Army. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari slammed senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj saying tactical response and not...
  • 'General Bikram Singh blowing issue out of proportion' January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: On a day when Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh warned of retaliation at the Line of Control, Pakistan continued to deny decapitating any Indian soldier's body and maintained that India was blowing things out of proportions. This came even as former Indian diplomats and Army chiefs claim...
  • Will retaliate to Pakistan attack: Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh hit out strongly at Pakistan over the killing of two Indian soldiers and continuous ceasefire violation. He warned Pakistan that the Indian Army will retaliate to Pakistan's attack. "I have given very categorical directions to the Northern Command. When we are provoked...
  • Health of wife of slain soldier remains a concern January 14, 2013

    Mathura: The family of slain Indian soldier Lance Naik Hemraj Singh is on a hunger strike demanding that the government brings back the remains of the martyr. The health of his wife remains a cause of worry as she has been on a fast for four days and has been...
  • 'Can't have friendship, enmity with Pak at the same time' January 14, 2013

    Mathura: While repeated reports of firing at the India-Pakistan border continue, battling on another front is the wife of mutilated soldier Lane Naik Hemraj Singh. She has been on a hunger strike for the past four days demanding the remains of her husband. Angry villagers say the sacrifice of their son...
  • India, Pak to hold flag meet today to ease tension at LoC January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The long awaited flag meeting between Indian and Pakistani commanders in the Poonch sector will take place on Monday afternoon. India had requested for the Brigadier-level flag meet in an attempt to ease the tension at the India-Pakistan border. Both sides are likely to exchange notes detailing ceasefire...
  • 'Let not the tension at the border derail the peace process' January 12, 2013

    While no fresh incident of firing was reported from the border on Saturday, tension continued along the Line of Control. ...
  • LoC firing: Air Chief warns of other options January 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as there was no overnight firing reported on Saturday along the India-Pakistan border, tension remained. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne has warned of other options as Islamabad delayed a Brigadier-level flag meeting to bring down the tension. "What has been happening in the...
  • Villagers near LoC pray it doesn't get worse January 12, 2013

    Mendhar: Caught in the India-Pakistan cross-fire are villagers living close to the border. CNN-IBN's Arunoday Mukharji travelled to the Mendhar sector and found that it's not just army trucks and soldiers in fatigues that one sees along the Line of Control but local villagers as well, who've lived there for...
  • Pak repeats demand for neutral probe into firing at LoC January 12, 2013

    New Delhi: As tension remains at the India-Pakistan border, Pakistan has repeated its demand for a neutral probe into the firing along the Line of Control, but India again rejected it. "Whenever you are faced with this kind of a situation the factual position can only be ascertained if there...
  • Ties may be hit as Pak opens fire on Indian posts again January 12, 2013

    New Delhi: It's almost a week of flared tensions between India and Pakistan. Across the Line of Control, fresh firing has been reported from eight posts, and even as India tried to de-escalate the tension, the Pakistan foreign office on Friday summoned the Indian envoy, issuing him a demarche over...
  • LoC killings isolated incident: Pak senator January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Calling the killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistan Army an "isolated incident", a senior Pakistani senator on Friday said such events should not be allowed to "spin out of control" which could result in vitiating the atmosphere of peace. Mushahid Hussain Sayed, General Secretary of the PML-Q, also...
  • CBMs will continue if Pak accepts its mistake: Sandeep Dikshit January 11, 2013

    The tension and aggression along the Line of Control has now spilled into a diplomatic row with Pakistan summoning the Indian High Commissioner over the killing of one of its soldiers on Thursday. ...
  • Pak reiterates commitment to peace process with India January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistan on Friday reiterated its commitment to the peace process. The Pakistan High Commission issued a statement, saying that Islamabad "reiterates its commitment to a peaceful resolution of all outstanding issues through a sustained and result-oriented dialogue with India". The statement came after the Ministry of External Affairs ruled...
  • Brigadier-level meet proposed by India to Pak: sources January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: As tension at the India-Pakistan border escalated, India has requested for a Brigadier-level flag meet with Pakistan, say sources in the Indian Army. Pakistan's reply to the request is awaited, say sources. The cross-border tensions have also affected trade and bus service between the two countries. The Ministry of...
  • India, Pak in a diplomatic battle over firing at LoC January 11, 2013

    Islamabad: The tension and aggression along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir has now spilled into a diplomatic row. In a tit for tat gesture, Pakistan summoned Indian High Commissioner Sharad Sabharwal to the Pakistan Foreign Office on Friday. Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani served Sabharwal a demarche over...
  • Pakistan halts Poonch-Rawalkot bus service for 3 days January 11, 2013

    Poonch: Pakistan has halted the Poonch-Rawalkot bus service for three days following incidents of firing at the India-Pakistan border. This comes as there were reports of more firing from the Pakistan side across the Line of Control in Poonch. India said the Pakistani Army has violated ceasefire along the line...
  • Overnight firing reported from Pakistan along LoC January 11, 2013

    Poonch: There seems to be no let-up in tension at the India-Pakistan border. There are reports of overnight firing from the Pakistan side in the Poonch sector. Firing has been reported from more than three places along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. India has said the firing...
  • Ground report from LoC areas where Pak violated ceasefire January 11, 2013

    Reports of firing on Thursday evening came from Poonch, which is where the India-Pakistan conflict on ceasefire violation had flared up. CNN-IBN is on ground zero. CNN-IBN correspondents Arunoday Mukharji and Mufti Islah report from near the LoC in Poonch and Uri. ...
  • Hostilities at LoC continue as Pak violates ceasefire again January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The India-Pakistan tension after the killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops is showing signs of escalating. India claimed that Pakistan opened unprovoked firing in Poonch and Mendhar on Thursday. The exchange in Poonch lasted for almost 2 hours. Pakistan said it lost one soldier in the...