Permanent closure of LoC trade sought

The Jammu and Kashmir BJP has advocated for permanent closure of cross-LoC trade. Recently, Indian government had indefinitely suspended Cross-LoC trade at two points along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. The decision came in the backdrop of reports which stated misused by elements in Pakistan to smuggle weapons, narcotics and fake currency.… Continue reading Permanent closure of LoC trade sought

‘10 Pakistan-based terrorists had role in cross-LoC trade’

Government sources have said that 10 Pakistan-based terrorists have been found misusing cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade between Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). Recently, the Indian government had suspended the Cross-LoC trade with Pakistan citing a) illegal trade of U.S.-origin California almonds, b) funnelling of counterfeit currency, and c) funding and promotion of… Continue reading ‘10 Pakistan-based terrorists had role in cross-LoC trade’

Traders, politicians slam govt. for suspension of Cross-LoC trade

Traders and politicians in Kashmir have criticised the government over the sudden suspension of Cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade with Pakistan. The Indian government had recently suspended the Cross-LoC trade citing a) illegal trade of U.S.-origin California almonds, b) funnelling of counterfeit currency, and c) funding and promotion of terror groups and anti-India operations though… Continue reading Traders, politicians slam govt. for suspension of Cross-LoC trade

Cross-LoC trade suspended after ‘misuse by arms, drugs smugglers’

The Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI has decided to suspend all cross-LoC trade with Pakistan. This is because the routes were allegedly being used as a conduit by elements in Pakistan to push weapons, narcotics and counterfeit currency into India. The decision has been taken based on a probe by National Investigation Agency (NIA). The… Continue reading Cross-LoC trade suspended after ‘misuse by arms, drugs smugglers’