Articles about Line of Control (LoC)

India and Pakistan agree to cease firing along LoC

25 Feb 2021

India and Pakistan agree to cease firing along LoC

In a major development, India and Pakistan have agreed to observe the agreement and cease firing alone the Line of Control (LoC) and all other sectors with effect from February 24 midnight, according to a joint statement issued on Thursday.

Forty-six security-personnel killed in ceasefire violations by Pakistan in 2020

08 Feb 2021

Forty-six security-personnel killed in ceasefire violations by Pakistan in 2020

Pakistan resorted to 5,133 incidents of ceasefire violations last year in which 46 security force personnel were killed, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday, referring to Pakistani hostilities along the LoC and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir.

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; fitting response being given, says Army

01 Oct 2020

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; fitting response being given, says Army

Amid prolonged tensions along the Indo-China border, the Indian Army said that Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along the border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Three soldiers martyred along LoC due to Pakistan shelling

01 Oct 2020

Three soldiers martyred along LoC due to Pakistan shelling

In a terrible piece of news, the Indian Army lost three soldiers due to unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. Five other soldiers were injured.

Tech upgrade for BSF; force to get new anti-drone systems

23 Aug 2020

Tech upgrade for BSF; force to get new anti-drone systems

The technical upgradation of the Border Security Force (BSF) has started with Director General (DG) Rakesh Asthana taking charge.

While LAC simmers with tensions, LoC being watched too

02 Jul 2020

While LAC simmers with tensions, LoC being watched too

Already engaged with an eyeball-to-eyeball conflict with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Indian armed forces have not lost sight of the Line of Control (LoC) from where Pakistan regularly launches attacks.

Days after five-soldiers were martyred, Army targets Pakistani ammunition dump

11 Apr 2020

Days after five-soldiers were martyred, Army targets Pakistani ammunition dump

The Indian Army has released a video showing how it precisely attacked an ammunition dump of Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara area, the same place where five soldiers were martyred few days ago.

Akshay Kumar to do a movie on NSA Ajit Doval

06 Aug 2019

Akshay Kumar to do a movie on NSA Ajit Doval

Akshay Kumar is on a movie-signing spree.

Watch: Soldiers need hammer to break open eggs at Siachen

09 Jun 2019

Watch: Soldiers need hammer to break open eggs at Siachen

"Siachen me hamare jawan ladh rahe hai" might have been misused to support many a straw man argument, but it trivializes the harsh lives of Indian Army soldiers at the Siachen glacier.

LoC trade with PoK suspended; routes being used by terror-elements

18 Apr 2019

LoC trade with PoK suspended; routes being used by terror-elements

The Center on Thursday suspended the LoC (Line of Control) trade between Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Pakistan violates ceasefire again, resumes shelling in Pooch district

28 Feb 2019

Pakistan violates ceasefire again, resumes shelling in Pooch district

After a lull of a few hours, Pakistani troops, on Thursday afternoon began shelling forward Indian positions and civilian areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Krishna Ghati sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

Indian Air Force violated LoC, dropped payload, Pakistan alleges

26 Feb 2019

Indian Air Force violated LoC, dropped payload, Pakistan alleges

The Pakistan Army alleged today that the Indian Air Force violated the Line of Control (LoC) in Muzaffarabad sector, Pakistan.

India drops 1,000 kg bombs across LoC, destroys terror camps

26 Feb 2019

India drops 1,000 kg bombs across LoC, destroys terror camps

Days after Jaish-e-Mohammed executed the Pulwama attack, the outfit's camps across the LoC were destroyed by the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday.

J&K: Pakistan shells forward posts, injures Army major, BSF jawan

11 Jan 2019

J&K: Pakistan shells forward posts, injures Army major, BSF jawan

An Army major and a BSF jawan were injured as Pakistani troops shelled forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said yesterday.

Pakistan Army troops violate ceasefire for 3rd consecutive day

10 Jan 2019

Pakistan Army troops violate ceasefire for 3rd consecutive day

The Pakistan army violated ceasefire for a third consecutive day today, shelling forward posts and civilian areas along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, inviting a strong retaliation from Indian forces, officials said.

Pakistan's army shells border posts, civilian areas in Poonch

05 Jan 2019

Pakistan's army shells border posts, civilian areas in Poonch

Pakistan army fired mortar shells today at the forward posts and civilians areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir, in violation of the ceasefire for the four consecutive days, officials said.

J&K: Avalanche hits Army post along LoC, kills one soldier

03 Jan 2019

J&K: Avalanche hits Army post along LoC, kills one soldier

A soldier died and another was injured when an avalanche hit an Army post along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district today, police said.

Pakistan claims to have destroyed second 'Indian spy quadcopter'

03 Jan 2019

Pakistan claims to have destroyed second 'Indian spy quadcopter'

The Pakistan Army yesterday claimed to have shot down a second "Indian spy quadcopter" flying over the Pakistani side of the Line of Control.

BAT attack foiled along LoC, two 'likely Pakistani soldiers' killed

31 Dec 2018

BAT attack foiled along LoC, two 'likely Pakistani soldiers' killed

A major Border Action Team (BAT) attack has been foiled along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector of Jammu and Kashmir by killing two intruders who are "likely Pakistani soldiers".

Pakistan shall be punished for activities detrimental to India: Army-commander

16 Nov 2018

Pakistan shall be punished for activities detrimental to India: Army-commander

The Army's Northern Command chief, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, said today Pakistan shall be "punished" if it carries out activities detrimental to India and asserted that befitting replies were given to the neighboring nation for violating ceasefire.

J&K: 23-year-old Pakistani man arrested along LoC in Poonch

13 Sep 2018

J&K: 23-year-old Pakistani man arrested along LoC in Poonch

A Pakistani national was apprehended along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district after he crossed into India, a defense spokesman said today.

338 incidents of ceasefire violation during Ramzan in J&K: Govt

24 Jul 2018

338 incidents of ceasefire violation during Ramzan in J&K: Govt

A total of 338 incidents of ceasefire violation and cross-border firings from Pakistan were reported in Jammu and Kashmir during the month of Ramzan (May 17 to June 16), Union Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir told Lok Sabha today.

Soldier injured by Pakistan sniper firing along LoC in J&K

14 Jul 2018

Soldier injured by Pakistan sniper firing along LoC in J&K

A soldier was injured when he was reportedly shot by a Pakistani sniper from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

'Evacuate': Pakistan warns India's villages over loudspeakers before opening fire

25 Feb 2018

'Evacuate': Pakistan warns India's villages over loudspeakers before opening fire

Residents of border villages in Uri sector of Baramulla, J&K, woke up yesterday to warnings over loudspeakers about cross-border shelling.

Farooq Abdullah: Enemy not across the border but amongst us

16 Jan 2018

Farooq Abdullah: Enemy not across the border but amongst us

National Conference (NC) chief Farooq Abdullah observed that the nation's enemy wasn't across the border. Instead, he claimed that they were amongst us, causing divisions.

Army Chief: Ramping-up heat on Pakistan might end cross-border terrorism

14 Jan 2018

Army Chief: Ramping-up heat on Pakistan might end cross-border terrorism

Indian Army chief General, Bipin Rawat said that there was scope to ramp up military offensive in Jammu & Kashmir to pile heat on Pakistan and stop cross-border terrorism.

100 bunkers being constructed to protect villagers from Pak shelling

30 Dec 2017

100 bunkers being constructed to protect villagers from Pak shelling

Over 100 shell-proof underground bunkers are being constructed along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Sunderbani sector of Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).

Pakistan rejects India's claims of cross-border raid killing 3 troops

29 Dec 2017

Pakistan rejects India's claims of cross-border raid killing 3 troops

The Pakistan Army has rejected claims that Indian forces crossed the Line of Control and killed three Pakistani troops in a revenge operation.

In cross-LoC raids, Indian Army kills three Pakistani soldiers

26 Dec 2017

In cross-LoC raids, Indian Army kills three Pakistani soldiers

The Indian Army last night carried out raids across the LoC in Pooch of J&K, killing at least three Pakistani soldiers.

Pak opens fire along LoC; 4 Indian Army soldiers killed

24 Dec 2017

Pak opens fire along LoC; 4 Indian Army soldiers killed

One Major and three soldiers of the Indian Army were killed as the Pakistani Army, in yet another ceasefire violation, opened fire on the Line of Control in Keri sector of Jammu & Kashmir's Rajouri district.

Indian Army court-martials soldier who crossed LoC during surgical strikes

26 Oct 2017

Indian Army court-martials soldier who crossed LoC during surgical strikes

The Indian Army has court-martialed Chandu Babulal Chavan, a Rashtriya Rifles soldier who crossed across the LoC during last year's surgical strikes.

Modi celebrates Diwali with forces along LoC in J&K

19 Oct 2017

Modi celebrates Diwali with forces along LoC in J&K

PM Narendra Modi celebrated the festival of lights with troops posted along the LoC in Gurez valley of J&K.

J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; 3 killed, 8 injured

02 Oct 2017

J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; 3 killed, 8 injured

Pakistani forces opened fire and hurled mortars targeting several border villages and Indian posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

One year on, what did the surgical strikes achieve?

29 Sep 2017

One year on, what did the surgical strikes achieve?

On Friday, India marks the first anniversary of the surgical strikes mounted by Indian Army special-forces across the Line of Control (LoC) into Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, one terrorist killed

26 Sep 2017

Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, one terrorist killed

The Indian Army has foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control, killing one terrorist in Uri sector north of Baramulla district, Kashmir.

6-year-old, army personnel killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

17 Jul 2017

6-year-old, army personnel killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

A six-year-old girl Sajida Kafeel and an army personnel were killed while a civilian was injured in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC on Monday.

Pakistan BAT team carried daggers, cameras to record terror attack

24 Jun 2017

Pakistan BAT team carried daggers, cameras to record terror attack

Senior Indian Army officials said the Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) that crossed the LoC into Poonch, J&K, on June 22 and killed two Indian troops comprised of both militants and Pakistani special forces members.

Army foils major attack by Pakistani intruders, two soldiers killed

23 Jun 2017

Army foils major attack by Pakistani intruders, two soldiers killed

Two soldiers and a Pakistani intruder were killed as Indian personnel foiled a major Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) attack along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch.

Army foils infiltration bid in J&K's Baramulla, four terrorists killed

27 May 2017

Army foils infiltration bid in J&K's Baramulla, four terrorists killed

Four terrorists were killed as the army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, said a source.

Indian Army's strong message to Pakistan, assaults Pak's outposts

23 May 2017

Indian Army's strong message to Pakistan, assaults Pak's outposts

Addressing a press conference on May 23, the Indian Army said it is carrying out "punitive fire assaults" on Pakistani military outposts that were assisting cross-border infiltrators into India.