Poonch Killings

  • J&K: Pak fires at Indian posts in Krishna Ghati and Bhimber Gati sectors 16-10-2013 03:04 PM

    Srinagar: Pakistani troops once again continued to violate the ceasefire agreement signed with India, firing at Indians posts in Krishna Ghatti and Bhimber Gali sectors. No casualties were reported. According to reports, Pakistani troops began firing from 10:40 AM in the morning. Troops on the other side used small arms,...
  • CBI registers case in Poonch encounter 18-09-2013 08:16 PM

    New Delhi: Acting on the directives of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, CBI has registered an FIR against police personnel and army officials in the Poonch fake encounter case in which 19 persons, including women and children were killed 15 years ago. CBI sources said the agency has booked army...
  • Pakistan Army not involved in LoC killings: Salman Bashir 12-08-2013 05:21 PM

    Pakistani High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir has claimed that the Pakistani Army was not involved in the killing of the five Indian soldiers at the Line of Control in Poonch. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Bashir while expressing his regret at the loss of life said that...
  • Antony was cautious on a sensitive matter: Khurshid on LoC killings 12-08-2013 02:46 PM

    The killing of five Indian soldiers at the Line of Control by the Pakistani Army has once again brought out in the open the tension between two neighbours. Defence Minister's statements and two press releases by the Indian Army on the killings created controversy with the opposition parties alleging that...
  • Army to probe LoC killing of 5 soldiers 08-08-2013 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Army will start an enquiry into the ambush and killing of five soldiers on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday at the Line of Control in the Chakan da Bagh sector in Poonch. Five soldiers were killed by Pakistani soldiers who crossed over to the Indian...
  • Pakistan military denies role in LoC killings: Sources 08-08-2013 04:36 PM

    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...
  • Antony admits Pakistan Army killed Indian soldiers at LoC 08-08-2013 12:52 PM

    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: Antony to clarify that he didn't give clean chit to Pak 08-08-2013 10:36 AM

    New Delhi: The UPA government is in a damage control mode after the row over Defence Minister AK Antony's statement on the Poonch LoC killings. Sources say that government will announce on Thursday that Antony made his statement on the basis of the information he got at 2 am on...
  • LoC killings: Army Chief returns to Delhi to brief Antony 07-08-2013 03:53 PM

    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 07-08-2013 03:14 PM

    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...
  • LoC killings: Indian Army honours the martyrs in Poonch 07-08-2013 01:40 PM

    India-Pakistan relations took a new hit on Tuesday after heavily armed terrorists backed by Pakistani troops ambushed an Indian Army patrol in Jammu and Kashmir, killing five soldiers and triggering angry reactions in New Delhi. ...
  • BJP slams Antony for contradictory statements 07-08-2013 01:35 PM

    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...
  • LoC killings: Yet to decide on how to respond to Pak, says Khurshid 07-08-2013 01:00 PM

    Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid called the killings of five Indian soldiers unacceptable along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir. He said the govt is yet to decide on when and how to respond to Pakistan. ...
  • Kashmir: Pak soldiers wounded in exchange of fire with Indian troops 07-08-2013 12:26 PM

    Islamabad: Two Pakistani soldiers were wounded in an exchange of fire with Indian troops in Kashmir in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours, officials on both sides said on Wednesday. The shooting came just hours after India accused Pakistani forces of killing five Indian soldiers along...
  • Army Chief pays tribute to martyred soliders 07-08-2013 12:04 PM

    Nagrota: Army Chief General Bikram Singh paid tribute at Nagrota to the five soldiers killed by Pakistani troops and terrorists at the Line of Control (LoC) near Poonch. General Singh is scheduled to visit the area of the ambush later on Tuesday but is stuck at Nagrota due to bad...
  • Live: Bodies of five soldiers killed at LoC reach Delhi 07-08-2013 10:22 AM

    New Delhi/Jammu: 6:50 pm: Bodies of five soldiers killed at LoC reach Delhi. 5:24 pm: Pakistan wants to create trouble for India and then move on. No talks with Pakistan till it stops all terror activities against India. Every time Pakistan puts pressure on India, we succumb: Sinha. 5:22 pm:...
  • Nitish Kumar announces Rs 10 lakh compensation for soldiers killed in Poonch 07-08-2013 09:41 AM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the family of each of the four soldiers, who were killed in an ambush by Pakistani forces along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. Kumar also announced a state funeral for the martyrs,...
  • LoC killings: Talks with Pakistan must be put on hold, demands BJP 07-08-2013 09:35 AM

    The attack on five Indian soldiers at the LoC in Poonch led to a war of words in Parliament on Tuesday with the Opposition accusing the government of being soft on Pakistan. The BJP is also demanding that talks with Pakistan be put on hold. ...
  • LoC killings: Indo-Pak PM talks to go ahead as scheduled; Opposition protests 07-08-2013 09:18 AM

    New Delhi: A day after the killings of five Indian Army soldiers in Poonch, the Congress has said that talks with Pakistan are still on, even as the government renews its diplomatic offensive. Congress spokesperson PC Chacko said the proposed meeting of Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and Pakistan Prime Minister...
  • Poonch LoC killings: Martyrs' bodies to be taken home today 07-08-2013 07:53 AM

    New Delhi: The killings of five Indian soldiers along the Line of Control in Poonch has enraged the entire country. The bodies of the martyrs will be taken to their native states on Wednesday. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a state funeral for the slain soldiers from Bihar...
  • Need to de-escalate tension at the border: Farhan Akhtar 15-01-2013 07:21 PM

    Bollywood actor-director Farhan Akhtar has called for de-escalating the tension at the Line of Control and improving cultural ties between India and Pakistan. ...