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The Unmaking of Peace

The ceasefire violations across the LoC between India and Pakistan and the seeds of conflict they contain

J&K: Pakistan Army violates ceasefire for third consecutive day along LoC

On Monday, an Army jawan was killed and four others were injured when the Pakistan Army violated ceasefire, resorting to heavy mortar shelling and firing along the LoC in Rajouri district.


March 4, 1979, Forty Years Ago: Ceasefire in Vietnam

Hanoi Radio said in its latest battle report, however, that Chinese troops reinforced with six infantry divisions and hundreds of tanks and artillery pieces were intercepted by the Vietnamese north of Lang Son and suffered heavy losses.

Centre decides against extending Ramzan ceasefire, counter-terror operations to resume

Commending the security forces for displaying exemplary restraint during the period, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, "While the security forces have displayed exemplary restraint during this period, the terrorists have continued with their attacks, on civilians and SFs, resulting in deaths and injuries."

Eid 2018: Mehbooba Mufti orders release of 115 prisoners involved in non-serious crimes

The release of the prisoners comes at a time when the possibility of continuation of the unilateral ceasefire by the security forces is unlikely to hold ground in the light of upcoming Amarnath Yatra. 

Ramzan ceasefire: Militant attacks have not stopped after peace initiative; here are the latest incidents

Five days after the Ramzan ceasefire came into effect, the valley has witnessed a series of militant attacks on security forces while cross-border shelling by Pakistan continues risking the lives of security personnel as well as villagers living beside the Pakistan border. 


Ramzan ceasefire an opportunity to engage with youth who have joined militancy: Lt Gen Satish Dua

When asked about the possibility of aggression from the other side, Lt Gen Dua said, "The ceasefire order has a qualifier. If terrorists attack our forces, we reserve the right to retaliate in self defense." 

J&K: Two soldiers killed in Pakistani firing in Rajouri district

Pakistani troops initiated indiscriminate mortar shelling, automatic and small arms fire from 5.15 pm on Monday. The Indian army retaliated, a defence spokesperson said.

J&K: ‘They said India caused them damage, will bury the dead and take revenge’

Standing on a mountain, Silikote, a hamlet of 22 households, is overlooked by Pakistani army pickets across a ridge and is vulnerable even to small-arm fire from Pakistan.

Syrian military declares temporary ceasefire ahead of talks

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad dismissed an OPCW report released last week confirming the use of sarin gas on the opposition-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in April.