11 security men killed in Jammu region in LoC firing in 2013

As many as 11 security personnel were killed while 24 others injured in 208 incidents of firing from across Lone of Control (LoC) in Jammu region last year, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said today.

PM must assure nation on steps taken to avoid LoC killings: BJP

An Indian Army soldier was killed when Pakistani troops opened fire on Indian forward posts in the Balakote sub-sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch District on Tuesday evening.

BJP promises `safer borders` if voted to power in 2014 LS polls

With increase in ceasefire violations by Pakistan and incursions by Chinese Army into the Indian territory, BJP promised "safer borders" in the event of it forming government.

Pakistan summons Indian High Commissioner over LoC firing

Pakistan on Thursday summoned High Commissioner TCA Raghavan to protest the killing of one of its soldiers in firing along the LoC.

Indo-Pak tension not in interest of South Asia: Hurriyat

The moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference on Thursday called for de-escalation of tension between India and Pakistan.

Let`s talk rather than suspend dialogue: Pakistan to India

Pakistan also said the Prime Ministers of both countries could meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly next month to discuss issues and bridge the trust deficit.

JD(U) withdraws notice to Bhim Singh, Narendra Singh over remarks on LoC killings

The Janata Dal (United) has withdrawn the notice issued to its two ministers - Bhim Singh and Narendra Singh for their comments on the killing of Indian soldiers along the Line of Control.

Ceasefire violations: Indian Army chief meets PM

Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Monday, official sources said.

Undeterred by Pak firing, jawans keep hawk`s eye on LoC

Undeterred by continuous mortar shell blasts and rattle of heavy machine guns aiming their posts, Indian jawans brave bad weather and inhospitable terrain to keep a `hawk`s eye` on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch sector.

Don`t take our restraint for granted, India to Pak

Blaming Pakistan for the killing of its five soldiers on August 6 in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, India on Monday said its restraint should not be taken for granted.

Army troops retaliating strongly to ceasefire violations: GOC

Asserting it was ready to deal with any situation on border, Army said Indian troops have responded strongly to ceasefire violations by Pakistan and will continue to send a strong message to it.

Guns fall silent in Poonch area along LoC

After six days of massive exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistani troops, guns fell silent on Friday in Poonch area along LoC following a "befitting reply" by Indian Army.

PM Manmohan Singh`s Independence Day speech: Full text

I want to assure the people of Uttarakhand today that the whole country stands with them in this moment of crisis, PM manmohan Singh said.

Sharif says looking forward to meeting Indian PM

As clashes continued along the LoC, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said he was looking forward to meeting his Indian counterpart in New York to turn a "fresh page" in bilateral relations.

Pakistani official says `real dialogue` after Indian polls

Amid an increase in tensions over clashes on the LoC, a top aide to the Pakistani Prime Minister today said "real dialogue" would be possible only after elections are held in India early next year.

LoC killings: Parliament passes anti-Pakistan resolution, says India not a threat

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution against Pakistan, condemning the recent Pakistani aggression on the IB and the LoC.

Manmohan shouldn`t be keen on talking to Sharif: LK Advani

BJP leader LK Advani on Tuesday said that Prime Minister should not be keen on talking to his Pakistan counterpart.

Pakistan Parliament adopts resolution, blames India for tensions along LoC

Amid a spurt in tensions over incidents along the Line of Control, the National Assembly of Pakistan on Tuesday adopted an anti-India resolution condemning aggression by Indian forces.

India warns Pakistan, welcomes Nawaz Sharif`s call for ``new beginning``

Responding to Nawaz Sharif’s call for a "new beginning" in relations with India amid tension over the killing of five Indian soldiers, the government on Tuesday asked Islamabad to respond to New Delhi’s concerns.

UN asks India, Pakistan to resolve situation peacefully

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has asked both India and Pakistan to resolve their differences peacefully, his spokesperson said on Tuesday.