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BSF jawan killed along International Border: India must retaliate against Pakistan; IB is fair game for Delhi too
India

BSF jawan killed along International Border: India must retaliate against Pakistan; IB is fair game for Delhi too

Pakistani troops slit the throat of the Border Security Force solider earlier this week after fatally shooting him along the International Border near Jammu.

Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls, growing threats to security personnel make for tough two months ahead
India

Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls, growing threats to security personnel make for tough two months ahead

Infiltration attempts all along the LoC in the Jammu and Kashmir divisions will continue and probably taper off after the panchayat polls, unless there is a delayed winter

India lodges protest with Pakistan over killing of a BSF personnel along International Border in J&K
India

India lodges protest with Pakistan over killing of a BSF personnel along International Border in J&K

India has lodged a protest with Pakistan over the killing of a BSF personnel along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan troops slit BSF jawan's throat along International Border near Jammu; high alert sounded across IB, LoC
India

Pakistan troops slit BSF jawan's throat along International Border near Jammu; high alert sounded across IB, LoC

The brutal and "unprecedented" incident that took place in the Ramgarh sector on Tuesday has prompted the security forces to issue a "high alert" across the entire IB and the Line of Control (LoC) even as the Border Security Force has lodged a strong complaint with its counterparts — the Pakistan Rangers.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away: Border residents in Jammu and Kashmir mourn death of ex-PM who oversaw 2003 ceasefire
India

Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away: Border residents in Jammu and Kashmir mourn death of ex-PM who oversaw 2003 ceasefire

This year, there have been over 1,000 ceasefire violations. Border residents recall happier times after the ceasefire during the tenure of Vajpayee.

BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting on International Border in Jammu, discuss ceasefire violations
India

BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting on International Border in Jammu, discuss ceasefire violations

A flag meeting was held on Thursday between officers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers on the International Border (IB) in Jammu district.

Army jawan killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district
India

Army jawan killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district

An army jawan was on Saturday killed as Pakistani troopers targeted a patrol party along LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Eleven BSF troops killed along J&K IB this year; highest casualty figure for border force in 5 years
India

Eleven BSF troops killed along J&K IB this year; highest casualty figure for border force in 5 years

Eleven BSF troops have been killed in cross-border firing incidents along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir till date in 2018, the highest casualty figure for the border force in a year in the last five years, the latest data revealed.

Woman in J&K, critically injured in Pakistan shelling along International Border, dies in Jammu hospital
India

Woman in J&K, critically injured in Pakistan shelling along International Border, dies in Jammu hospital

A 55-year-old woman, critically injured in Pakistani shelling along the International Border, on Wednesday succumbed to her injuries at a government hospital in Jammu after battling for life for 16 days, officials said, taking the number of people dead in the cross-border firing this year to 47.

BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold meeting after latest ceasefire violations along International Border, vow to maintain peace
India

BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold meeting after latest ceasefire violations along International Border, vow to maintain peace

India's Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers on Monday agreed to maintain peace and tranquillity along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, hours after an intermittent exchange of firing.

Latest ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir proves Pakistan says one thing and does another, says BSF IG Ram Awtar
India

Latest ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir proves Pakistan says one thing and does another, says BSF IG Ram Awtar

The latest attack on Indian forward points by Pakistani forces, in which two BSF jawans were killed on Sunday, has yet again proved that Islamabad says one thing and does another, said the BSF IG

BJP has turned villagers living along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir into fodder for Pakistani cannons, says NC leader Devender Rana
India

BJP has turned villagers living along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir into fodder for Pakistani cannons, says NC leader Devender Rana

A National Conference leader expressed grave concern over the increased shelling from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the people along the LoC and International Border had virtually become fodder for Pakistani cannons.

Nirmala Sitharaman visits forward posts of Assam Rifles, reviews border security situation in Nagaland
India

Nirmala Sitharaman visits forward posts of Assam Rifles, reviews border security situation in Nagaland

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday reviewed the security situation at forward posts of the Assam Rifles, along the India-Myanmar border, in Mon district of Nagaland.

Ministry of Home Affairs approves construction of 14,000 new Army bunkers along the International Border and LoC
India

Ministry of Home Affairs approves construction of 14,000 new Army bunkers along the International Border and LoC

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday said it has approved Rs 415 crore for construction of more than 14,000 bunkers along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) to protect the border residents in Jammu and Kashmir.

Incessant ceasefire violations by Pakistan derail life in Kashmir's border towns as India struggles to protect locals
India

Incessant ceasefire violations by Pakistan derail life in Kashmir's border towns as India struggles to protect locals

As ceasefire violations by Pakistan become more frequent in Kashmir, India is still unprepared to protect its locals who keep running for their lives.

Mehbooba Mufti asks Pakistan to 'respect sentiments' associated with Ramzan, end ceasefire violations
India

Mehbooba Mufti asks Pakistan to 'respect sentiments' associated with Ramzan, end ceasefire violations

Mehbooba Mufti on Friday asked Pakistan to "respect the sentiments" associated with Ramzan and end ceasefire violations along the border.

Pakistan resumes unprovoked firing along LoC in Kashmir hours after 'pleading' with BSF to stop gunfight
India

Pakistan resumes unprovoked firing along LoC in Kashmir hours after 'pleading' with BSF to stop gunfight

The Pakistan Rangers again started unprovoked firing and shelling along the International Border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday night

Pakistan Rangers 'pleaded' for ceasefire after trooper's death in retaliatory attack across LoC, says BSF
India

Pakistan Rangers 'pleaded' for ceasefire after trooper's death in retaliatory attack across LoC, says BSF

Forward troops of the Border Security Force (BSF) have responded in force to firing from across the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura sector, killing one BSF soldier and two civilians
India

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura sector, killing one BSF soldier and two civilians

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier was killed on Friday after Pakistan violated ceasefire on the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura sector, according to media reports

Jammu and Kashmir: 22-year-old killed after Pakistan fires at Indian Army posts along LoC in Poonch
India

Jammu and Kashmir: 22-year-old killed after Pakistan fires at Indian Army posts along LoC in Poonch

A 22-year-old man was killed after Pakistani troops resorted to firing at Indian Army posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.