Kargil War

  • Watch: Narendra Modi's last interview in US before 1999 Lok Sabha elections 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    In his last interview in the United States as the then BJP general secretary, Narendra Modi talked about the BJP's agenda for the 1999 Lok Sabha elections. CNN-IBN has accessed the interview given to TV Asia almost 15 years ago where he also talked about the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government,...
  • Col. Anil Kaul demands for his rights and dues for soldiers injured/wounded in battle July 28, 2014

    Col. Anil Kaul (Veer Chakra) lost his right eye and almost his entire left hand in the battles in Sri Lanka in 1989. Col. Kaul turned a citizen journalist demanding the rights and the dues for all such people who have been injured or wounded in battle. ...
  • 15 yrs since the Kargil war, Col VN Thapar remembers his braveheart son July 31, 2014

    Col VN Thapar who lost his son - Captain Vijyant Thapar in the 1999 Kargil War remembers the braveheart. ...
  • The CJ Show: Saluting the pride of India - our soldiers July 28, 2014

    On the show this week we focus on issues that our soldiers and their families face. ...
  • Defence Minister pays homage to Kargil martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti July 26, 2014

    On the occasion of 15th Kargil Vijay Diwas, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and the three Service chiefs paid homage to the war heroes at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate. ...
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: 15 years on, India remembers martyrs with pride, pain July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The day on which the nation commemorates its hard-earned victory in the Kargil War is also an occasion that invokes feelings of both pain and pride for the families of the brave jawans who laid down their lives protecting the territory of India from intruders. As the country celebrates...
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: Martyrs remembered for their valor July 25, 2014

    Families of martyrs remember their loved ones for their valor and courage ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas. ...
  • Martyrs' families remember the bravehearts ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas July 25, 2014

    Family members of martyrs who lost their lives in the 1999 Kargil War remember their bravehearts ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas on Saturday. ...
  • Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh pays homage to the martyrs of Kargil war July 25, 2014

    Drass: The Army commemorated the 'Vijay Diwas' at the war memorial in Drass in Kargil on Friday. Army Chief General Bikram Singh paid tribute to the martyrs of the Kargil war in a ceremony at the war memorial in Drass. He will also interact with the families of the martyred...
  • Army Chief to visit Drass to pay homage to the martyrs of Kargil war July 25, 2014

    Drass: India will pay homage to the martyrs of the Kargil War, as the Army celebrates 'Vijay Diwas' at the war memorial in Drass. Army Chief General Bikram Singh will be in Drass on Friday, a day ahead of the Vijay Divas to pay tribute to the martyrs of the...
  • Remembering Kargil heroes: Late Captain Saurabh Kalia's family awaits justice July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Captain Saurabh Kalia was an officer of the Indian Army who died during the 1999 Kargil war where he was held as a prisoner of war by the Pakistani forces. Saurabh Kalia, then 23 and just a month old in the Army, had been on a patrol duty...
  • Remembering Kargil heroes: How Pak soldier Captain Sher Khan was acknowledged by India too July 23, 2014

    Drass: Captain Sher Khan of the Pakistan Army was someone whose bravery was acknowledged by his enemy, the Indian side as well during the Kargil war. 15 years on, Captain Sher Khan remains a hero. His name, his image is everywhere and even his native village in Pakistan's tribal Waziristan...
  • 15 years after the Kargil war, martyrs forgotten? July 22, 2014

    Kupwara: July 25 will mark the 15th anniversary of the Kargil war. Ahead of the day, CNN-IBN visited families of some of the war heroes. Less than 50 kilometre short of the Line of Control, in Haihama in Kupwara district, is a towering house at the start of the city....
  • Would rather quit politics than insult our martyrs: Narendra Modi April 29, 2014

    After triggering a row over his 'Yeh Dil Maange More' comments, Narendra Modi on Tuesday asserted that he holds Kargil martyr Captain Vikram Batra as well as his parents in high esteem and would quit politics rather than even thinking about disrespecting such citizens. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Priyanka takes a jib at Narendra Modi over shahzada comment April 29, 2014

    The battle is heating up between the Congress and the BJP. Addressing a rally in Amethi, Congress's star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi took on BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi over his 'shehzada' comments on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. Priyanka said a PM candidate shouldn't make such childish remarks. ...
  • Don't use our son's name for votes: Kargil war hero's family to Modi April 29, 2014

    Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh): Kargil War hero and Param Vir Chakra award winner late Captain Vikram Batra's mother on Friday accused BJP prime ministerial candidate of using her son's name for electoral gains. Kamal Kant Batra, who is the Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh, was responding to...
  • Azam Khan slams EC for banning his rallies, calls it 'dictatorial' April 16, 2014

    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 Commission...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • From Amit Shah to Azam Khan: Is vote bank politics creating a dangerous communal divide? April 9, 2014

    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 April 9, 2014

    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 April 9, 2014

    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 April 9, 2014

    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 the...
  • Disagree with Azam Khan's 'Muslims won Kargil' remark: Martyr's wife April 9, 2014

    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 April 9, 2014

    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 addressing...
  • Congress complains to EC against Azam Khan's remark on Kargil war April 9, 2014

    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 April 9, 2014

    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 January 25, 2014

    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 December 11, 2013

    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 October 20, 2013

    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 is...