Clear Pattern

Clear Pattern

That there is a clear and obvious pattern to the violent skirmishes between India and Pakistan on and along the Line of Control (LoC) would amount to stating the obvious. But, the fact that there are real consequences warrants that matters be put into perspective regarding this tit for tat violence. Given its serial nature, […]

Geelani remembers Gawkadal martyrs

Geelani remembers Gawkadal martyrs

SRINAGAR: Remembering the Gawkadal massacre, Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday said: “Indian occupational forces have left their brutal footprints in every nook and corner of the state and Gawkadal is one among these massacres”. In a statement, Geelani said, “People were peacefully protesting against the highhandedness of forces when they were showered […]

‘India has shown it won’t hesitate to cross border’

‘India has shown it won’t hesitate to cross border’

Lucknow: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday said India has shown it can attack its enemies not only on its soil, but also in a foreign territory, if need be. Singh’s remarks come almost a week after the Indian Army carried out a “retaliatory action” against Pakistani troops, killing seven of their soldiers and injuring four […]

Five districts affected: Govt

Five districts affected: Govt

JAMMU: There has been sudden spurt in firing from across the border along the International Border and Line of Control during the past few days in areas of Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Rajouri and Poonch districts, the government said Saturday. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri told the legislative assembly that damage due to cross […]

Police sounds ‘red alert’, asks border residents to shift

Police sounds ‘red alert’, asks border residents to shift

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday sounded a “red alert” and asked border dwellers to move out of their areas as the situation is “sensitive” in wake of continuous shelling by Pakistan troops. “The administration has sounded a red alert across the area (Jammu region) and asked people to move out”, Police said in […]

Pakistan summons Indian envoy for fourth time over ‘ceasefire violations’

Pakistan summons Indian envoy for fourth time over ‘ceasefire violations’

Islamabad: Pakistan today summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh for the fourth time this week and condemned the alleged “unprovoked ceasefire violations” across the LoC by Indian forces. The Foreign Office (FO) said that Indian troops violated the ceasefire in Khuiratta, Bagsar and Khanjar Sectors on the Line of Control (LoC) on January […]

Need for Indo-Pak reconciliation: Govt

Need for Indo-Pak reconciliation: Govt

Jammu: The J&K government on Saturday urged for need for peace and reconciliation between India and Pakistan in wake of spurt in cross border firing. Making a statement in the Legislative Assembly Parliamentary Affairs minister, Abdul Rehman Veeri, said, “there is a need that peace and reconciliation process is again started so that people of […]

Border shelling: BJP cornered in House, Opposition stages walkout

Border shelling: BJP cornered in House, Opposition stages walkout

Jammu: The issue of civilian killings due to alleged cross-border firing and shelling rocked the Legislative Assembly on Saturday morning, with the opposition accusing the PDP-BJP government of failing to secure the lives of people. As soon as the Lower House of the state legislature met, the opposition members rose from their seats and demanded […]