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Pakistani Army

Pakistan shells Jammu & Kashmir forward areas in fresh ceasefire violation

The Pakistan army violated ceasefire by shelling with mortars and firing small arms along the LoC.
Indo- Bangladesh border

BSF officer, 5-year-old girl killed by Pakistani army shelling in J&K

Pakistani troops resorted to heavy shelling on forward areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, injuring soldiers and civilians.

1 soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire over 110 times along the LoC since January.
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When a JNU professor grilled Pakistan Army on why it was not fighting India-centric terror

Indian professor Happymon Jacob got an opportunity to visit Pakistan's army headquarters where he questioned Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Bilal Akbar on terrorism.
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More killings, greater alienation: How the situation in Kashmir is slipping out of hand

Since the Narendra Modi-led BJP came to power at the Centre in 2014, Kashmir has witnessed more violence, deaths and alienation of the masses
Indian Army

India & Pakistan resume border hostilities 5 months after calls to observe 2003 ceasefire

The killing of 3 Indian soldiers Sunday is the latest flashpoint with Pakistan but, so far, exchanges have been limited to small arms.

Freedom of speech stands tall on Eid and Kejriwal’s endless dharna

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
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Officer among 4 BSF personnel killed in Pak Rangers firing along IB in Samba

This is the second major ceasefire violation along the international border this month and comes despite the recent agreement between the DGMOs to implement the 2003 ceasefire in 'letter and spirit'.
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Two BSF personnel killed, 10 injured as Pak targets Indian posts

Latest deaths in the Pakistani firing raised the casualty figure during ceasefire violations along the border and the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K to 46. Jammu: Two BSF personnel, including an officer, were today killed as Pakistani Rangers targeted Indian posts along the IB here with mortars and firing, a violation which comes nearly a week after DGMOs of both countries agreed to implement the ceasefire pact of 2003 in "letter and spirit". The heavy firing and mortar shelling from across the border in Pragwal area of Akhnoor and nearby Kanachak and Khour sectors also left 10 persons, including a policeman and a woman injured, and forced people to abandon their homes and rush for safer places. Pakistan side resorted to unprovoked firing by targeting forward duty points at International Border (IB) in Pragwal around 0115 hours, causing critical injuries to Assistant Sub-inspector S N Yadav (48) and constable V K...
Indian army

Data exposes what India & Pakistan don’t reveal about the constant ‘ceasefire violations’

On the ground, there is no commonly-agreed rule among the Indian and Pakistani armies and the BSF and Pakistan Rangers for counting ceasefire violations.

On Camera

Dead men talking

Reporting on Lanka's blood-soaked years, I watched names disappear from my notebook.
crash

Budgam friendly fire: Should charge of culpable homicide be on the table in the fog of war?

A senior IAF officer and 3 other personnel could be booked for “culpable homicide not amounting to murder” in the February Mi-17 helicopter downing.

Defence

File photo of commander-in-Chief of Andaman and Nicobar Command Vice Admiral Vimal Verma | By special arrangement

Bimal Verma files petition against KB Singh’s appointment as next Navy chief

He filed a petition in the Armed Forces Tribunal and contended that it should call for the service records of both him and Vice Admiral KB Singh and compare them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.