Articles about Line of Control (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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
06 Aug 2019
Akshay Kumar to do a movie on NSA Ajit Doval
Akshay Kumar is on a movie-signing spree.
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
'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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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.