Pampore Encounter Ends After Nearly 60 Hours, 2 Terrorists Killed

A gun-battle with two terrorists who barged into a government building in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pampore ended today after nearly 60 hours. Both terrorists were killed. They were from the Lashkar-e-Taiba, said the army. One terrorist was killed yesterday and another was shot dead today at the seven-story Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) building in the … Read more

Pampore Attack: Two terrorists killed, Security Forces enter the Building to Search for Third Terrorist

After a gun-battle of over 50 hours with terrorists who barged into a government institute in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pampore on Monday, the army today said two of the terrorists are dead and forces have entered the seven-storey building in the town around 15 km from Srinagar. One terrorist was killed yesterday and another was … Read more

Army was set to cross LoC during Kargil War but ex PM Vajpayee didn’t agree

Extending “full support” to Indian Army’s surgical strikes along the LoC, General (retd.) V P Malik, who was the Army chief during the Kargil episode, on Monday said the Indian forces were all set to enter the Pakistan-occupied territory in 1999, but they were stopped by the then PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee following international pressure. … Read more

Pampore attack: Militants held up inside EDI building for 24 hours, Army steps up counter attack

Loud explosions were heard early on Tuesday morning as security forces stepped up the counter attack against militants holed up in a government building in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pampore. An unconfirmed number of militants had entered the Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute complex in Pampore on Monday, leaving one soldier injured in the encounter.The soldier … Read more

Jaish-e-Muhammed could target Indian Parliament to avenge Surgical Strikes: Report

Furious after Indian Army’s surgical strikes across the LoC, Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) is reportedly planning a “spectacular attack” in India and may even target the Parliament again. According to a report in TOI, India’s surgical strikes have shaken Pakistan’s ISI to the extent that it has asked JeM to avenge the strikes. The paper reported that … Read more

Will breach LoC to hunt terrorists, India tells Pakistan

The Line of Control (LoC) will no longer be sacrosanct for India if Pakistan continues to export terrorists. This was indicated by India to Pakistan after the September 29 surgical strikes which took Indian troops into Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) to strike against terrorist launch pads , top-level sources in the government said. India’s current stand is different from … Read more

Covert becomes overt: Congress spells out three strikes UPA carried out

The Congress on claimed the UPA II, like the NDA government, had also conducted “surgical strikes” — but without making them public. The party listed three dates — September 1, 2011; July 28, 2013; and, January 14, 2014 — when the strikes took place. The Manmohan Singh government, known for its publicly stated policy of … Read more

Do You Know that the Para SF Units used flame throwers to strike terrorists behind enemy lines

More details came to light today of the daring operation against terrorists by Indian Army para commandos behind enemy lines in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Even as some politicians demand evidence on the surgical strike, India Today received fresh inputs from intelligence sources on the manner in which the commando operation was conducted. HOW IT HAPPENED Following … Read more

Pakistani Superintendent of Police submits a Report Stating that Surgical Strikes did Happen

Enough aspersions have been cast by the skeptics and particularly by political parties like Congress and Aam Aadmi Party clamouring for proof of the 29 September Indian Special Forces surgical strike across Line of Control. Those in the flock are AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal besides Congressmen like P Chidambaram, Sanjay Nirupam and other senior leaders … Read more

Government decides not to Release the Video of Surgical Strike, Footage may give away the Tactics of Para SF

The Government has Decided not to Release the Video of Surgical Strike along the LoC due to Security Reasons. The Govt believes that making the Footage Public will give away the Tactics and Operational Techniques  employed by Para SF to Cross-LoC and Destroy Enemy Camps. The Indian army which had reportedly handed over video footage … Read more

Bodies taken away on trucks, loud explosions heard during Surgical Strike say Eyewitnesses

Eyewitnesses living across the Line of Control (LoC) have provided The Indian Express with graphic accounts of last week’s Indian Army special forces strikes on jihadists’ staging posts, describing how bodies of those killed in clashes before dawn on September 29 were loaded onto trucks for secret burials. The eyewitnesses also described brief but intense … Read more

Indian Army gives permission to release the video footage of surgical strikes

India’s armed forces have given the green signal to the government to use the video footage of the surgical strikes against terror camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) in any manner it sees fit to make New Delhi’s case. The final decision on this rests with the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). Top army officers, speaking off … Read more

India Makes Effort to Get Captured Soldier Released From Pakistan

India has shown its eagerness to secure the early release of one of its soldiers, who was captured by Pakistani troops within the disputed region of Kashmir, where Delhi claims that it conducted surgical strikes on Thursday night. Rajnath Singh, India’s Minister of Home Affairs, says, “All attempts are being made. The government will take … Read more

Russia backs surgical strikes, says India has the right to defend itself

Clearing up speculation over his country’s recent military exercise with Pakistan, Russian ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin categorically welcomed Indian raids on terrorist launch pads across the LoC. In a strong endorsement of the Indian action that goes beyond the American statements and extends Pakistan’s isolation beyond south Asia, Kadakin said every country had the … Read more

If Pakistan provokes again, we will change operational tactics: Indian Army official

As much as the news of Indian Army carrying out surgical strikes across LoC at seven terrorists launch pads created festive fervour in India, it created an equal amount of frenzy in Pakistani territory. With the sense of satisfaction of avenging the Uri attacks, Indian Army is now bolder and getting ready to hit back … Read more

As it Happens: Attack by Terrorists on 46 Rashtriya Rifles Headquarters in Baramulla, J&K

A gun battle has erupted between terrorists and security forces at the 46 Rashtriya rifles camp in Janbazpora area in Baramulla district of North Kashmir late on Sunday evening. The terrorist opened fire on army camp in Baramulla and hurled grenades even as the exchange of fire continues. According to locals massive firing has been … Read more

Army asks forces to be ‘prepared for any Anything’

Amid heightened tension with Pakistan, the Army on Saturday asked the forces to be “prepared for any eventuality” and maintain “very high level of alert” as Army Chief General Dalbir Singh visited Jammu and Kashmir to assess the military preparedness. The situation on the Line of Control (LoC) and hinterland was discussed at a meeting … Read more

Pak Army in Damage Control Mode: Flies International Media to LoC to ‘prove’ no Surgical Strikes conducted by India

In a major damage-control exercise, the Pakistani army yesterday flew international and local media to the Line of Control (LoC) to ‘prove’ India didn’t conduct any surgical strikes across it in Pakistan, local and other international media reported today. In fact, French news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) called the ferrying of journalists by air “a … Read more

This is How International Media Reported India’s Surgical Strike !!!

The surgical strikes by Indian Army across the Line of Control in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have been widely reported by international media. Some newspapers and websites also reported Pakistan’s continued denial of the Indian operation causing heavy casualties. Here’s a look at how some top publications covered the event – The UK Telegraph reported that the … Read more

Indian Army, IAF and BSF on high alert in Punjab after Surgical Strike

There has been no gunfire, no alert sirens, and no fighter jets dropping bombs. It is not wartime yet, but tens of thousands of villagers in lying in the border belt with Pakistan are already experiencing a war-like situation. As the relations between India-Pakistan — the nuclear-armed neighbours — sizzle up, especially after India’s retaliatory surgical … Read more