India's Army chief said today that his troops would honor a cease-fire in Kashmir, but that they would 'be aggressive and offensive in the face of provocation and fire' from Pakistan.
The accusation of a border crossing resulting in military deaths is unusual in Kashmir, where a cease-fire has held between these two nuclear-armed rivals for a decade.
Some 35,000 Kashmiris fled from Indian-controlled Kashmir during the 1990s to settle in Pakistan, a country that has not yet granted citizenship to up to 40 percent of the migrants.
10/13/2010 03:39 pm
Even among Pakistani Kashmiris, who share a religion with Islamabad, the desire for independence is growing because of discontent with the economy, difficulty of movement, and identification with Indian Kashmiris.
09/21/2010 09:20 am
It targeted a camp of the group linked to the Mumbai attacks Sunday.
12/09/2008 12:00 am
Trade reopens after 60 years along Kashmir's 'Berlin Wall.'
11/26/2008 12:00 am
At the invitation of author Greg Mortenson, a Kashmir village woman from his next book comes to Montana to boost her confidence in leading women.
11/06/2008 12:00 am
Muslim separatists celebrated the revocation of a controversial land-transfer decision, using the occasion to agitate for independence from India.
07/03/2008 01:00 am