October 20, 2021




2012 - Escalation Data

Date Event Nature of the Event Gravity Cause of the Escalation Source
10 October 2012 Pakistani troops fire with small arms, light and medium weapons at several Indian posts at night in Poonch. CFV Minor CFV http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/pakistan-troops-fire-at-several-indian-posts/article4016601.ece
11 September 2012 70-year old grandmother Reshma Bi, runs from her village of Charonda, near Uri, to live with her sons and grandchildren across the Line of Control in Pakistan. ? Minor Border crossing/ CFV http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/runaway-grandmother-sparked-savage-skirmish-on-loc/article4291426.ece
8 September 2012 Indian and Pakistani Foreign Ministers, SM Krishna and Hina R Khar give a joint statement in Islamabad. Sign visa agreement. Political engagement Positive No Escalation http://www.thehindu.com/news/resources/joint-statement-issued-by-india-and-pakistan-at-islamabad/article3874620.ece and http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/india-pakistan-ink-visa-agreement/article3874388.ece
5 July 2012 The Border Security Force and the Pakistan Rangers decide to prevent cross-border firing and step up border domination to prevent smuggling. Joint statement issued after the conclusion of five-day Director General-level talks between the two forces. Military engagement Positive No Escalation http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-pakistan-resolve-to-prevent-crossborder-firing/article3605583.ece
2 July 2012 Top brass of the Pakistan Rangers and Border Security Force (BSF) begin their four-day talks in New Delhi to sort out a host of border-related issues including instances of ceasefire violation Military engagement Positive No Escalation http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/pak-rangers-bsf-hold-talks/article3594374.ece
28 June 2012 Surjeeet Singh, accused of being an Indian spy returned to India after serving 30 years in prison in Pakistan Goodwill Positive No Escalation http://www.hindustantimes.com/india/back-from-pak-surjeet-admits-he-went-to-spy/story-6kFYGFUUXiWKHfyfPPU6nO.html
1 January 2012 BSF lodges protest with Pak Rangers over more than four ceasefire violations in Dec 2011 ? Minor No Escalation http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/ceasefire-violation-bsf-lodges-protest-with-pak-rangers/article2766158.ece


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