INDIAN SOLDIERS

  • Need structured war history of Indian soldiers: Arun Jaitley October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: There is a need to have a structured war history of Indian soldiers in both digital and book form, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday. The government will support all efforts by the armed forces in this direction, he said. Speaking at the First World War centenary commemoration organised...
  • Need a structured war history of Indian soldiers: Arun Jaitley October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday tasked Army chief Gen. Dalbir Singh with preparing a structured history of all the wars that India Army has fought. Jaitley said that there is a need today to have a structured history of the contribution of Indian soldiers, both in book...
  • Parisbased filmmaker Vijay Singh to make a film on Indian soldiers' love stories from World War I July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Heartwarming stories, including romantic ones, about Indian soldiers who fought in the First World War as part of the British Army, culled from archives and personal testimonies, feature in a new documentary. The upcoming featurelength film 'Mademoiselle France Pleure' (Miss France is in tears) attempts to piece together the...
  • Beheaded soldier's family hits out at UPA, SP; says will vote for BJP April 16, 2014

    Mathura: In the election season, the disgruntled family of beheaded Indian soldier Hemraj Singh has hit out at the Central and the Uttar Pradesh government, blaming them for making promises and not keeping them. The family now says that it will vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party this time. It's...
  • Mumbai: Narendra Modi attacks Congress over lack of war memorial January 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Narendra Modi on Monday attacked the Congressled UPA government over lack of a war memorial as he targeted the massive constituency in the armed forces, minutes after felicitating melody queen Lata Mangeshkar on the 51st anniversary of her memorable song 'Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon'. In his politically loaded speech,...
  • Life of an Indian soldier at LoC: Battling austerity, hostile terrain, cold January 15, 2014

    Line Of Control: Indian soldiers battle subzero temperatures, hostile terrain and austerity measures while protecting the country. CNNIBN travelled along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Army Day on Wednesday. Subzero temperatures that go down to minus 20, a hostile terrain that tests your endurance and a...
  • Indian peacekeepers prevented more casualties in South Sudan: UN December 22, 2013

    United Nations: The bravery of 43 Indian peacekeepers stationed at a UN base in South Sudan, which was attacked by about 2,000 rebels this week, prevented more casualties, a top UN official said as she lauded the dedication shown by Indian troops in peacekeeping missions. Two Indian soldiers Warrant Officers Dharmesh...
  • World War I 'sacred soil' ceremony honours Indian soldiers December 1, 2013

    The sacrifice made by thousands of Indian soldiers fighting for the British Army during World War I has been recognised as part of a ceremony London. "Sacred soil" from 70 WWI battlefields in Belgium, which arrived by warship to the UK, was laid at a memorial garden marking the 100th anniversary...
  • News 360: As rupee breaches 65-mark against dollar, Chidambaram says no need for excessive pessimism August 22, 2013

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday cautioned against "excessive and unwarranted pessimism" over the rupee's continuing slide and sought to assure investors that while the Indian currency had dropped "more than reasonable expectation", the government was taking steps to deal with the challenge. ...
  • Chinese troops intrude into Arunachal Pradesh, stay for over two days August 21, 2013

    In yet another faceoff with Indian soldiers, Chinese troops had come more than 20 kilometres inside Indian territory in Chaglagam area of Arunachal Pradesh on August 13 and stayed there for over two days. However, the Army Headquarters sought to play down the incursion, saying the Chinese troops have gone back...
  • Pakistan disregards Sharif's friendly move, blames India for LoC attacks August 13, 2013

    Islamabad: Within hours of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif issuing a statement expressing the desire for betterment of ties with India, the Pakistan National Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning "attacks" by Indian forces at the Line of Control which has turned red hot over the past few weeks...
  • No solution to Kashmir till Pak govt controls its Army: KC Singh August 12, 2013

    Is it right for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in the aftermath of the killing of Indian soldiers by Pakistani's on the Line of Control? Former diplomat KC Singh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Sir, you are one of the...
  • LoC killing: Bihar minister regrets remarks giving clean chit to Pak August 11, 2013

    Patna: Apparently rebuked by the JD(U) leadership, Bihar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh on Sunday said he "regretted" his remarks giving clean chit to Pakistan for the killing of five Indian soldiers on LoC. However, at the same time, he accused the media of twisting his comments out of context. "I regret...
  • Take firm steps against Pakistan, demands Shivraj Singh Chouhan August 7, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday asked the Centre to take "firm steps" against Pakistan in the wake of killing of Indian soldiers by its troops across the LoC. "How long we are going to tolerate all this?," the Chief Minister said when reporters sought his reaction...
  • Oppn corners UPA govt over LoC killings in Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha adjourned August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: 5:03 PM: Speaking on LoC killing in Rajya Sabha, BSP chief said that the government should take such incidents seriously. 4:20 PM: Speaking on LoC killing in Rajya Sabha, BJP leader Arun Jaitley said, "We must give a message to Pakistan that these kinds of attacks will not be...
  • Kargil Diwas: Saluting the martyrs who pushed Pak intruders back July 26, 2013

    July 26, 2013 marks the 14th anniversary of the day when Indian soldiers gallantly fought and pushed the Pakistani intruders and soldiers back from the icy heights of Kargil. Every year on this day, the country pays tribute to the martyrs who lost lost their lives while trying to reclaim...
  • J&K: Army calls off search operation on LoC in Poonch June 8, 2013

    Jammu: Army on Saturday called off search operation in the dense forest areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, where a Junior Commissioned Officer was killed when Pakistan troops opened heavy fire on Indian posts on Friday. "Massive search operation which was launched yesterday (Friday) by the Army...
  • J&K: Pakistani troops kill one Indian soldier June 7, 2013

    Srinagar: An Indian Army soldier was killed when Pakistani troops opened fire in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The Indian Army retaliated by firing back at the Pakistani soldiers, but the gunbattle has stopped now. Pakistan generally resorts to such firing to provide cover to terrorists and push...
  • Indian soldiers who died in Sudan fought with bravery: UN April 14, 2013

    United Nations: Despite being outnumbered, Indian peacekeepers fought with valour and prevented more casualties in the recent attack against a UN peacekeeping convoy that killed five Indian soldiers in South Sudan, a senior UN official said on Sunday. Assistant Secretary General for Field Support, United Nations, Anthony Banbury travelled to...
  • UNSC condemns Indian peacekeepers' killing in South Sudan April 10, 2013

    New York: Members of the UN Security Council have condemned in the strongest terms the killing of five Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan and asked that the perpetrators be brought to justice. The members condemned the April 9 attack by unidentified armed persons on a UN Mission in South Sudan...
  • Ties may be hit as Pak opens fire on Indian posts again January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: It's almost a week of flared tensions between India and Pakistan. Across the Line of Control, fresh firing has been reported from eight posts, and even as India tried to deescalate the tension, the Pakistan foreign office on Friday summoned the Indian envoy, issuing him a demarche over...
  • LoC killings isolated incident: Pak senator January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Calling the killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistan Army an "isolated incident", a senior Pakistani senator on Friday said such events should not be allowed to "spin out of control" which could result in vitiating the atmosphere of peace. Mushahid Hussain Sayed, General Secretary of the PMLQ, also...
  • J&K: Residents of Churanda village at LoC hope for peace January 11, 2013

    Jammu: Barely a week before the Indian soldiers were ambushed and killed by Pakistani troops near Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir, tension had escalated between the two countries over the construction of a bunker in Churanda village by the Indian Army. Indian Army claimed that...
  • Hostilities at LoC continue as Pak violates ceasefire again January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The IndiaPakistan tension after the killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops is showing signs of escalating. India claimed that Pakistan opened unprovoked firing in Poonch and Mendhar on Thursday. The exchange in Poonch lasted for almost 2 hours. Pakistan said it lost one soldier in the...
  • Breaking diplomatic relations with Pakistan is not a pragmatic option: Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal January 10, 2013

    What should be India's reaction to Pakistan's ceasefire violation, killing of Indian soldiers on the Indian side of the Line of Control and mutilation of a soldier's body? The director of centre for land warfare studies Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal shared his perspective in an interaction with IBNLive readers. Q....
  • Families of Indian Army jawans stunned and shocked January 9, 2013

    The bodies of the two jawans killed by the Pakistan army were brought to Delhi on Wednesday. They will be cremated with state honour. ...
  • India protests soldiers' killing, Pak calls for third party probe January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: India has lodged a strong protest of the serious ceasefire violations and mutilation of two Indian soldiers by Pakistan. India also summoned Pakistan's High Commissioner, Salman Bashir, and Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai talked tough over Tuesday's deadly ambush and the dishonouring of the Indian martyrs. The Pakistani envoy was...
  • J&K: 2 soldiers killed in Pak attack on Army patrol January 8, 2013

    Jammu: In a major escalation to the ceasefire violations and infiltration attempts, a group of Pakistan Army soldiers raided across the Line of Control in Mendhar Sector and killed two Indian soldiers and injured one more. The Pakistani troops attacked an area domination patrol party of the Indian Army. In...