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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 09-04-2014 10:55 PM

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  • From Amit Shah to Azam Khan: Is vote bank politics creating a dangerous communal divide? 09-04-2014 10:27 PM

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • News 360: EC seeks report on 'Kargil War' remark, Azam Khan defiant 09-04-2014 08:29 PM

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • A Billion Votes: EC seeks report on Azam Khan's 'Kargil War' remark 09-04-2014 07:31 PM

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • 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...
  • Disagree with Azam Khan's 'Muslims won Kargil' remark: Martyr's wife 09-04-2014 05:26 PM

    Alka Ahuja, wife of a Squadron Leader who lost his life during the Kargil war, denounced Azam Khan's statement that Muslim soldiers had won the Kargil war. ...
  • 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...
  • The Citizen Journalist Republic Day Special Show 25-01-2014 06:59 PM

    On this Republic day, army veterans and parents of martyred soldiers turn CJ's to share their stories of courage and how their lives changed post retirement. Plus, how one CJ is inspiring the young to join the defense services and many more stories of bravery. ...
  • 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...
  • Kargil Diwas: Saluting the martyrs who pushed Pak intruders back 26-07-2013 03:40 PM

    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...
  • Will never allow Pak soil to be used by terror groups against India: Nawaz Sharif 06-05-2013 08:48 PM

    Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif told CNN-IBN that he will share the Kargil report with India if voted to power. ...
  • Justice for Capt Saurabh Kalia: 'India pursuing matter with Pak' 16-12-2012 10:37 AM

    Defence Minister AK Antony has said that India will pursue justice for Kargil war martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia with Pakistan. ...
  • Justice for Capt Kalia: We don't run the ICJ, says Khurshid 14-12-2012 01:56 PM

    While the Centre will respond to the SC's notice to it on the plea filed by Kargil war martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia's parents, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that approaching the Internation Court of Justice over it would be difficult. ...
  • Forgotten heroes of 1962 war demand justice from a apathetic govt 14-12-2012 10:19 AM

    CNN-IBN has launched a campaign to recognise the efforts of the forgotten heroes of the 1962 Sino-Indian war. All they want is a memorial and more importantly, some respect. It was our point of debate on 'India at 9' on Thursday night. ...
  • 'Capt Kalia's torture a violation of Geneva convention' 11-12-2012 05:56 PM

    Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar has said Capt Kalia's torture was in serious violation of Geneva conventions. ...