Line of Control (LoC)

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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.

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).

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'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.

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).

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.

Pakistan violates ceasefire yet again

14 May 2017

Pakistan violates ceasefire yet again

Pakistan has violated the ceasefire yet again along the Line of Control in Chiti Bakri area of Rajouri sector in J&K.

J&K- Father, teen daughter killed in cross-border shelling by Pakistan

13 May 2017

J&K- Father, teen daughter killed in cross-border shelling by Pakistan

At least two civilians, a father-daughter pair, were killed and four army personnel injured in cross-border shelling by Pakistan in Nowshera sector of Rajouri, J&K. Three others were also wounded.

BSF soldier killed in latest ceasefire violation

12 May 2017

BSF soldier killed in latest ceasefire violation

A BSF soldier was killed in the latest ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Arnia sector. The violation took place between 7-7:30 AM.

Pak violates ceasefire, woman killed along LoC

11 May 2017

Pak violates ceasefire, woman killed along LoC

On 11th May, a woman was killed and her husband was injured in the latest ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Nowshera sector in Rajouri.

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

06 May 2017

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.

Evidence of "active participation" by Pakistan in soldiers' mutilation: Jaitley

04 May 2017

Evidence of "active participation" by Pakistan in soldiers' mutilation: Jaitley

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley rejected Pakistan's denial of involvement in the mutilation of two Indian soldiers, saying circumstances point to "active participation" by their army.

India: Blood trail is evidence of Pak role in beheadings

03 May 2017

India: Blood trail is evidence of Pak role in beheadings

Foreign secretary S Jaishankar told Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit that there was a blood trail that proved that the perpetrators of the beheadings of Indian soldiers along the LoC were from Pakistan.

DGMO calls soldiers' mutilation a 'dastardly' act, Pakistan denies involvement

03 May 2017

DGMO calls soldiers' mutilation a 'dastardly' act, Pakistan denies involvement

In a telephonic conversation on Tuesday, the director general of military operations (DGMO) of India condemned the mutilation of the 2 Indian soldiers, calling it "dastardly and inhuman."

Pakistani ceasefire violation: 2 Jawans killed, mutilated

01 May 2017

Pakistani ceasefire violation: 2 Jawans killed, mutilated

In the first ceasefire violation by Pakistan this month, an Indian BSF jawan and an Army soldier were martyred in Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir.

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

19 Apr 2017

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.