Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Topic: LOC

High alert on border after BSF jawan brutally killed by Pakistani troops

Following the incident, the Border Security Force has lodged a strong complaint with thier counterpart the Pakistan Rangers.
Kargil War

The rarely told story of vital Point 5353 India failed to retake from Pakistan in Kargil

Some 19 yrs after the war, ThePrint pieces together events that prevented the Indian Army from capturing a vital height.
Army

Vajpayee’s surgical strike killed 16 Pak soldiers much before Modi announced his in 2016

The operation in January 2000 was launched in PoK in retaliation to an attack from across the LoC.
A representational image of soldiers in Kashmir | Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Border Security Force troops witnessed maximum deaths along border in 2018

There have been over 320 firing incidents where 11 BSF troops have been killed in cross border firing.
video

Peace was just a phone call away for India & Pakistan, but J&K separatists demand clarity

Your daily capsule of the news and views that matter.

Social media more dangerous than IS in Kashmir, security agencies tell home secretary

Security agencies have told home secretary Rajiv Gauba that Islamic State has no significance in the state although IS flags are waved occasionally.
Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif

For India-Pakistan talks to go forward they have to discuss a solution to Kashmir

In this excerpt from 'Do We Not Bleed-Reflections of a 21-st Century Pakistani', journalist Mehr Tarar writes about how India-Pakistan relations can improve
Shelling victim's son Puneet Choudhary with his mother

J&K shelling victim’s son fears he may be booked for sedition for criticising central govt

Samba resident Puneet allegedly shouted ‘anti-national’ slogans at his father’s funeral, claims he died due to lack of proper healthcare facilities.
Saifuddin Soz

Pakistan’s mischief goes on in Kashmir, irrespective of whether Congress, PDP or BJP runs govt

There are no quick-fix solutions to the Kashmir problem. Policies that would work over a period of 5 years or so: foolproof security, fair and just governance.
Army jawan keeps vigil in Poonch

Now that the Indo-Pak ceasefire agreement is off, a summer of discontent awaits

With two-front tensions likely, pressure will be on the army’s most abundant resource, its soldiers.

Saving the planet doesn’t mean killing economic growth

Cheap renewable energy means that poor countries will be able to follow a different, cleaner path to industrialisation without sacrificing living standards.

Mohan Bhagwat says no Hindu Rashtra without Muslims: Is RSS changing before 2019 polls?

Mohan Bhagwat, during the three-day RSS lecture series called ‘Bhavishya Ka Bharat’, said that the Sangh’s interpretation of Hindutva does not exclude Muslims a...