After India sends Pak tough message on border fire, PM Narendra Modi hints at early resolution

Written by Pranav Kulkarni | VijaitaSingh | New Delhi | Updated: Oct 9 2014, 13:51pm hrs
Hours after India warned Pakistan of an effective and appropriate response to ceasefire violations along the border, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hinted at an early resolution, saying everything will be fine soon.

The Prime Ministers remark was in response to a reporters query during an at-home gathering at the official residence of Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on the 82nd Air Force Day. Modi was seen speaking to Army Chief General Dalbir Singh.

Earlier in the day, Raha told reporters that the border matter is serious but the government and security forces were doing their best to return the situation to normal.

India wants good relations with its neighbours... a number of steps are being taken... We are all concerned. Efforts are being made to bring this to an end, Raha said.

Top government sources ruled out any talks till Pakistan stopped its attacks. It was the Pakistani side which started the ceasefire violation. There will be no talks till the shelling stops, a senior official said.

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