Kargil War

  • Azam Khan slams EC for banning his rallies, calls it 'dictatorial' 16-04-2014 04:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Samajwadi Party's controversial leader Azam Khan has slammed the Election Commission (EC) and said that the poll body is being dictatorial by stopping him from holding rallies. He, however, is still defiant about comment that Muslim soldiers of the Indian Army won the Kargil war. "The Election...
  • BJP complains to EC against Azam Khan over 'Muslims won Kargil' remark 09-04-2014 05:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday complained to the Election Commission against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan over a controversial remark he made regarding the Kargil war. At a rally in Masuri in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, Khan said that it was the Muslim soldiers who won...
  • Poll panel seeks details of Azam Khan's speech 09-04-2014 11:20 AM

    The Election Commission on Wednesday sought details of Uttar Pradesh Minister Mohd Azam Khan's speech in which he said the Kargil war was won solely because of Muslim soldiers. The minister on Tuesday had allegedly said the Kargil peaks were not conquered by Hindu soldiers, but by Muslim soldiers, while...
  • Congress complains to EC against Azam Khan's remark on Kargil war 09-04-2014 09:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress has filed a complaint with the Election Commission against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's remark on Kargil war. This came after Azam Khan said that only Muslim soldiers sacrificed their lives during the 1999 Kargil War. Addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Mansuri on Tuesday, Khan...
  • It was the Muslim soldiers who conquered the Kargil hills: Azam Khan 08-04-2014 11:22 PM

    Masuri: Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan who is popular for courting controversies, on Tuesday made yet another careless remark. Addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Mansuri, Khan said that only Muslim soldiers sacrificed their lives during the 1999 Kargil War. "It was not Hindu soldiers who conquered the peaks of...
  • MiG-21 FL flies into history today after serving the IAF for 50 years 11-12-2013 09:11 AM

    New Delhi: India's first supersonic jet fighter the MiG-21 FL will be decommissioned after 50 years of service on Wednesday. The aircraft had played a crucial role in the 1971 war with Pakistan. Retiring the FL model, which is the oldest, is the first step to the Air Force's plan...
  • No question of US intervention in India-Pak talks, says Khurshid 20-10-2013 11:11 PM

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid reacted strongly to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's comment seeking US intervention in resolving the Kashmir issue. Khurshid said that US intervention in unwaranted for. "There is no question of any third party intervention. The Simla agreement made it very clear that it...
  • Video shows Pak soldier sharing details of Capt Kalia's encounter 31-07-2013 11:52 PM

    Islamabad: A video purportedly showing a Pakistani soldier sharing details of an encounter in which Captain Saurabh Kalia was killed in 1999 just before the Kargil war broke out has emerged, sparking a fresh debate on his death amid allegations that he was brutally tortured. The video clip has been...
  • We are better equipped today to fight a Kargil-like war: Praveen Swami 26-07-2013 04:30 PM

    In the summer of 1999, India fought off the Pakistani intrusion in Kargil. However, the end of the war does not mean the beginning of peace for people on either side of the border. Author and senior journalist Praveen Swami joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his book 'The...
  • Musharraf says he has no regrets for the Kargil war 17-11-2012 01:57 PM

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf on Saturday remained adamant about not regretting the Kargil war, and even suggesting that he did not know if Pakistan spy agency ISI was operating terror camps against India. However, he said both India and Pakistan need to change their stance on...
  • Major who lost leg in Kargil war runs marathon 28-11-2011 10:01 AM

    New Delhi: Major DP Singh, who had to get his leg amputated after an injury in the Kargil war has come out stronger despite the tragedy. He has been taking part in Delhi's half marathon every year, becoming an inspiration to all war veterans. Every marathon that Major DP Singh...
  • Naval power will be the key to India's emergence 09-11-2011 07:03 AM

    New Delhi: India's defence policy has always lacked the strategic perspective. India adopted a non-aligned posture during the tumultuous days of the Cold War and saw itself as a non-interfering moral power which did not require the brute military force that is associated with great powers. However, since soon after...
  • Full text of CAG report on Adarsh Society scam 09-08-2011 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam tabled in Parliament on Tuesday has blamed top defence officials including former Army chiefs General Deepak Kapoor and General NC Vij and other service officers of showing clear conflict of interest. But there is no...
  • Adarsh scam: CAG names two former Army chiefs 09-08-2011 12:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam tabled in Parliament on Tuesday has blamed top defence officials including former Army chiefs General Deepak Kapoor and General NC Vij and other service officers of showing clear conflict of interest. According to the CAG...
  • Two-day Kargil war victory celebrations begin 25-07-2011 01:47 PM

    Jammu: The Indian Army began the two-day celebrations of the 12th anniversary of its victory in the 1999 Kargil war on Monday in this sub-sector of Jammu and Kashmir. A presentation, marking the beginning of the two-day fiesta, about the war at the Umpa La ridge, which provides a panoramic...
  • Kargil war victory celebrations tomorrow 24-07-2011 05:36 PM

    Drass: The Indian Army will celebrate the 12th anniversary of the 1999 Kargil war victory on Monday with a host of events at the War Memorial in Drass sub-sector of Kargil division in Jammu and Kashmir. The two-day commemoration will include a wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial, sainik...
  • Probe panel inspects Adarsh society building 13-04-2011 01:15 PM

    Mumbai: The members of an inquiry committee appointed by the Bombay High Court inspected the controversial 31-storey Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society building at Block 6, Backbay Reclamation Area in Mumbai's Colaba area on Wednesday. The committee will begin its proceedings from the 18th of April. Adarsh society has appealed against...