India News | Reported by Vishnu Som; Edited by Mala Das | Thursday March 26, 2015
The Indian Army has told the Supreme Court that it needs younger commanders, just like Pakistan and China, and that a policy for promotions to the rank of Colonel, introduced in 2009, should be left unchanged.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain | Wednesday December 24, 2014
As the government named former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee for the Bharat Ratna, his friend and political fellow traveller LK Advani, who has lobbied for the award for him, said he deserved the country's highest civilian honour.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Sunday September 14, 2014
This was not first time that Mohammed Riaz and 30 other families of Jammu's Gujjar Basti have turned homeless. Back in 1999, during the Kargil war, all these families had been uprooted from their homes in RS Pura. They had rebuilt their lives on the ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 12, 2014
The Congress today agreed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks that Pakistan was waging a "proxy war" against India but attacked him at the same time over repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan since the NDA government came to power.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday August 13, 2014
On his second trip in two months to Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited Kargil, where a massive crowd turned up to hear him speak.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Tuesday August 12, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Leh this morning and will soon head to Kargil. He is the first prime minister to visit the high-altitude town since the Kargil war of 1999. This is the PM's second visit to Jammu and Kashmir since he took over as Pr...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 26, 2014
On the 15th anniversary of the Kargil War, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government will soon finalise the site for construction of a "grand" National War Memorial.
India News | Barkha Dutt | Friday July 25, 2014
He has been told he cannot be recognized as a war-wounded soldier.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 25, 2014
Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Friday paid tribute to the martyrs of the 1999 Kargil War in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region on the occasion of 15th Vijay Diwas.
Opinion | Sudheendra Kulkarni | Wednesday July 9, 2014
What Pakistanis think of peace process, the new Modi government.
Elections News | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from PTI) | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Himachal Pradesh has only four Lok Sabha seats, but the battle for these will be followed keenly, not least after the controversy over Narendra Modi's use of the phrase "yeh dil maange more" and reference to Kargil martyr Captain Vikram Batra while c...
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday May 5, 2014
Narendra Modi today hit back at Sonia Gandhi, who had mocked him for borrowing Kargil martyr Vikram Batra's phrase "Yeh Dil Maange More" last week.
Elections News | Kamal Kant Batra | Monday June 23, 2014
A solider's family should be treated like God, she writes
Elections News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Monday April 28, 2014
Captain Vikram Batra, Param Vir Chakra, died fighting the Kargil war. He was 24.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 27, 2014
"India is hopping mad. Please get out of the places you have occupied," was the American message to Pakistan in the wake of the Kargil War in 1999, the country's then envoy to the US, Riaz Khokhar said today.
Elections News | Kamal Kant Batra | Wednesday April 23, 2014
Kejriwal invited us to Delhi, he honoured us, says Captain Batra's mother.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday April 9, 2014
An Uttar Pradesh politician's comment that a Muslim won the 1999 Kargil war for India has ignited a row and caught the Election Commission's attention.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 8, 2014
The Kargil conflict of 1999 has been dragged into the national election campaign in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, where former army chief VK Singh is a candidate and a large number of former soldiers are voters.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Nitin Gokhale, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from Agencies) | Tuesday December 24, 2013
For the first time since the Kargil War, a senior military commander from India crossed over to the Pakistani side of the Wagah border to discuss the simmering tension along the Line of Control (LoC) or de-facto border in Kashmir. The military comman...
India News | Reported by Nitin A Gokhale | Friday August 16, 2013
In the massive exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistani troops in various sectors since yesterday, Pakistan fired across the Line of Control in the Kargil and Drass sectors of Jammu and Kashmir for the first time in the 14 years since the Kargil...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 16, 2013
For the first time since the Kargil war of 1999, Pakistani forces fired across the Line of Control in the Kargil and Drass sectors yesterday. Sources say this indicates Pakistan's attempt to 'reactivate' the entire Line of Control with crossfire. Aga...
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday July 31, 2013
A video taken during a Pakistani army function has reportedly captured a soldier sharing details of an encounter in which Captain Saurabh Kalia, and five of his platoon members were killed in 1999 just before the Kargil war broke out.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 28, 2013
The National War Memorial, dedicated to soldiers who laid down their lives for the nation, has failed to meet the fifth deadline even as it was expected to be ready by the 14th Kargil Vijay Diwas. Spread over 7.5 acres, the memorial is being construc...
India News | Nitin Gokhale | Sunday July 21, 2013
Fifty years ago, the Indian Army raised a new formation, primarily to combat insurgency in the north-east. Today, not only it has accomplished its missions in the north-east along with Jammu and Kashmir, but more importantly, won the Kargil conflict ...