Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Topic: LOC

File image of the Indian army in Kashmir

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.
Indian Army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir | Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times

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.
Foreign investment has transformed China

A little humility from the Communist Party will serve China well

By taking all the credit for the country’s stunning economic rise, the Communist Party is threatening its continued prosperity.
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...