Line of Control (LoC): News

24 Dec 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Retired senior cop shot dead inside mosque by terrorists

A retired senior police officer was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Sunday morning, the police said.

22 Aug 2023

Pakistan News

2 terrorists killed in Balakote but no surgical strike: Government

The Defence Ministry on Tuesday refuted reports of a surgical strike on Pakistan. It, however, stated that the Indian Army thwarted a terrorist infiltration attempt in Jammu and Kashmir's Balakote Sector.

16 Aug 2023


India, China say military talks 'positive,' but no immediate breakthrough

The 19th round of military talks between the senior commanders of India and China to resolve the standoff along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh failed to yield any immediate breakthrough, The Times of India reported.

27 Jul 2023

Rajnath Singh

'Belligerent rhetoric': Pakistan responds to Rajnath Singh's 'LoC crossing' remark

Pakistan on Thursday condemned Defense Minister Rajnath Singh's remarks that India is ready to cross the Line of Control (LoC) to maintain dignity and honor, reported PTI.

20 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Barring LoC, Centre considers withdrawing Army from Jammu and Kashmir

Over three years after revoking the special status of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Union government is reportedly mulling withdrawing the Indian Army from the Kashmir Valley entirely, with the exception of the Line of Control (LoC).

11 Jan 2023

Indian Army

Three soldiers die after falling into gorge in J&K's Kupwara

Two personnel of the Indian Army's Chinar Corps and a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) died on Wednesday after they reportedly slipped into a deep gorge while they were patrolling in a forward zone near the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

25 Dec 2022

Indian Army

J&K: Army, police seize 'war-like stores' in Uri arms bust

The Indian Army on Sunday said that it has seized "war-like stores" in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.

25 Aug 2022

Indian Army

Pakistan intelligence officer gave money to attack India: Captured terrorist

In consecutive infiltration bids on Sunday and Monday, a Pakistani terrorist tasked with attacking an Indian outpost was captured from the Indian side of the Line of Control (LoC) by security forces, while two others died in a landmine blast, said the Indian Army on Wednesday.

31 Aug 2021


MP man, missing since 23yrs, returns to India from Pakistan

A 57-year-old man from Madhya Pradesh, who went missing from his native place in Sagar district 23 years ago and was later jailed in Pakistan after inadvertently crossing into the neighboring country, has returned to India.

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.

08 Feb 2021

Rajnath Singh

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.

01 Oct 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

26 Feb 2019

Pakistan News

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.

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.

11 Jan 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

10 Jan 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

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.

03 Jan 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

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.

31 Dec 2018

Pakistan News

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".

16 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

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.

13 Sep 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

24 Jul 2018

Pakistan News

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.

14 Jul 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

25 Feb 2018

Pakistan News

'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.

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.

30 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

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).

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.

26 Dec 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

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.

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.

19 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

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.

02 Oct 2017

Pakistan News

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.

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).

26 Sep 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

17 Jul 2017

Pakistan News

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.

24 Jun 2017

Pakistan News

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.

23 Jun 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

27 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

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.

07 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

4 killed as terror makes comeback in Kashmir

Four people including 2 civilians were killed when terrorists attacked a police party on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway.

06 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

12-year-old from PoK nabbed near LoC in J&K

A 12-year-old boy from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir was nabbed when he crossed over to the Indian side along the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

02 May 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Terrorists attack cash van going to Kulgam, kill 7

In a chilling incident of terrorism, terrorists associated with the Hizbul Mujahideen killed 7 people including 5 cops and 2 bank staff when they attacked a cash distribution van travelling between Kulgam and Shopian in J&K.

28 Apr 2017


Kupwara terror strikes: Soldier on sentry duty twice evades death

India is working on damage control following the terrorist attack on the Kupwara Army camp in Jammu & Kashmir.

Pak-backed militants record 3-fold jump in infiltration bids

Intelligence sources have stated that a large number of militants have gathered on the Pakistani side of the LoC and are awaiting opportunities to infiltrate. They have the tacit support of the Pakistani Army too.