In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani rangers tonight violated ceasefire and resorted to small arms firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border in Jammu, prompting BSF to retaliate.
On a day when the US asked Pakistan to fight all terror groups, India on Tuesday warned that "pro-active" steps will be taken to deal with the "proxy war" supported by the neighbouring country and said a "difference" will be seen in the next six months.
In the wake of continuous ceasefire violations by Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra was on Monday briefed on the prevailing security scenario in the state by army's Northern Command chief Lt Gen DS Hooda.
India should take all steps to ensure internal and external security and territorial integrity, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Saturday expressing serious concern over repeated ceasefire violations on LoC and recent incursions off the coastal line.
Asserting that repeated ceasefire violations on the Line of Control and recent incidents of incursions off the coastal line are a matter of serious concern, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday there is a need to be ready to take all steps necessary to ensure both internal and external security and protect territorial integrity of the nation.
Panaji: As border hostilities between neighbours India and Pakistan escalate, Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza has advised his former boss and now Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to "be very careful" and "not to escalate issues".
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday accused Pakistan of aiding and abetting terrorism, adding that the Islamic Republic was unable to change its 'mindset' even after the deadly attack on a Peshawar school last month, which had left 142 people dead.
The number of people abandoning their homes in border villages of Jammu and Kashmir crossed 10,000 on Tuesday amid heightened tension following Pakistan shelling on the international border that killed a trooper Monday.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday held high-level intelligence meeting with senior officials to discuss the internal security of the country after instances of repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan and the recent Pakistani "terror boat" incident.
A day after a woman lost her life and her 14-year-old son was seriously injured when a shell fired from the Pakistani side landed in the compound of her house, the residents of this now abandoned village say that India must teach Pakistan "a strong lesson".