LIVE: Indian troops have shut Pakistan's mouth, says PM Narendra Modi
- As thousands of civilians affected in shelling by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir thronged to safer shelter camps, state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, accompanied by his team, went on to inspect the lodging facilities and quality of food provided to them.
Also Read: BSF intensifies patrolling along Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan
- The Border Security Force has intensified its patrolling along the Indo-Pak border in the wake of escalating ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.
Also Read: PM Modi announces compensation for villagers affected by Pak firing
- PM Modi added that Pakistan will never dare to raise its head again after the massive defeat it faced during recent tension.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while campaigning in Maharashtra for the upcoming Assembly Elections, took on Congress, saying "our jawans are fighting on the border and Congress is politicising the issue".
Also Read: Omar directs construction of bunkers for border dwellers
- With border dwellers bearing the brunt of firing by Pakistani troops, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has directed authorities to construct community bunkers in hamlets along the International Border in Jammu frontier.
Also Read: Halt border firing for durable peace: Nawaz Sharif
- Pakistan's desire for peace should not be misunderstood, Dawn Online quoted Sharif as saying.
- Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chairs National Security Committee meet, calls upon India to honour ceasefire agreement.
- In Pakistan, the opposition Pakistan People's Party has submitted an adjournment motion in the National Assembly on the cross-border firing in Jammu and Kashmir.
- Responding to Pakistan's Defence Minister Khwaja Asif's warning that India must act in a responsible manner, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said Pakistani politicians are trying to use 'Mai hoon na' syndrome to gain cheap popularity.
- After a series of ceasefire violations by Pakistan this month, no major instance of cross border firing was reported last night.
- Pakistan Rangers targeted four Border Security Force posts overnight in Kathua district along International Border, a BSF spokesman said.
Also Read: UN chief expresses concern over ''escalation of violence'' in Kashmir
- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over the escalation of violence along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and called for "dialogue" between India and Pakistan to resolve their differences.
Also Read: Ceasefire violations: Nawaz Sharif to chair National Security Committee meeting
- Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called a meeting of the National Security Committee today to discuss situation at LoC with top military and civilian leaders.