During her visit to the LoC, Sitharaman was briefed about the 'robust counter-infiltration posture' adopted along the de facto border.
29 Sep 2017 8:26 PM
It is Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden visit at the sensitive border state after assuming charge as the defence minister in September.
29 Sep 2017 5:10 PM
Pak army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatic and mortars in Poonch and Bhimbher Gali sectors along LoC.
27 Sep 2017 10:09 AM
The BSF, the officials said, retaliated “strongly and effectively” to the Pakistani firing.
22 Sep 2017 10:09 PM
The officials said the Pakistan Rangers violated the ceasefire agreement for the third consecutive day.
15 Sep 2017 5:27 PM
Pak forces have carried out 301 incidents of unprovoked ceasefire violations along the LoC in 2017, an MEA release said.
10 Aug 2017 9:07 AM
The MHA sources said most of the border states had welcomed this initiative by the home ministry, as they will now have a greater say in this matter.
19 Jun 2017 1:07 AM
Fest brings devotees from both sides of border on 4th Thursday of June every year.
10 Jun 2017 2:10 AM
A defence spokesman while confirming it said that Jaitley is in Srinagar “to review the overall security situation in the Valley”.
17 May 2017 10:44 PM
Earlier in February, a 20-metre tunnel dug from Pakistan to help terrorists infiltrate into India was found by the BSF.
21 Feb 2017 9:15 AM
Local commander of border force likely to discuss issue with Pakistan Rangers.
15 Feb 2017 2:03 AM
Officials said the BSF observation post detected suspicious movements of an intruder around 8:15 am at about 50 metres from the IB fence.
07 Feb 2017 12:28 PM
BSF officials said that the violation was apparently an attempt to help a group of militants cross over to the Indian side.
03 Feb 2017 2:24 AM
The forum urged both government of India and Myanmar to divert investment on border fencing.
30 Jan 2017 6:45 AM
The suspect is being interrogated by the officials.
24 Jan 2017 7:18 PM
The BSF said that the three militants might have crawled through an 80-metre-long tunnel under farmlands to cross the International Border.
01 Dec 2016 1:17 AM
BSF sources said that an improvised explosive device went off when the jawans were removing the corpse of one of the militants.
30 Nov 2016 1:09 AM
Two Army and BSF jawans and a woman resident were injured when the Pakistani troops targeted Indian forward posts.
20 Nov 2016 2:24 AM