Police officials said Pakistan violated the ceasefire in Taad sector of Tangdhar area. “The shelling continued for several hours in the morning, and since then situation is peaceful,” an official in Tangdhar said. “The Indian Army retaliated to the ceasefire violation.”
S Jaishankar said the 1972 Shimla agreement resulted in a revanchist Islamabad and further problems in Jammu-Kashmir. "That it has taken us so long to link talks with Pakistan to cessation of terrorism speaks for itself," he said.
Jawaharlal Nehru's vision stood for four pillars -- democratic institution-building, staunch secularism, socialist economics and a non-aligned foreign policy -- and remain at the core of true India, she said.