Major Mohit Sharma

  • Pan-Islamic, foreign elements the real terror threat March 26, 2009

    Srinagar: Are the reins of terror now being held by pan-Islamic, battle-hardened, foreign militants drawn from Lashkar-e-Toiba, Harkat-ul-Jihad-al Islami and Al-badr? Are militants no longer being locally bred by Hizb-ul Mujahideen? A few months of lull after the Mumbai terror strike and the Lashkar-e-Toiba is at it yet again. Intercepts suggest...
  • Nation expresses gratitude to Kupwara martyrs March 26, 2009

    The nation expresses its gratitude to the men who continue to guard our borders. From 31-year-old Major Mohit Sharma - to special forces trooper Shabir Ahmed Malik - our tribute to the Indian soldier. ...
  • Nation bids adieu to J-K braveheart Major Sharma March 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Major Mohit Sharma of the Parachute Regiment, who was killed in the Hafrada forest battling terrorists on Saturday, is the first officer to be killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir in 2009. The encounter with terrorists in the forests near Kupwara started on March 20 and entered...
  • J-K encounter: Major's body reaches home March 23, 2009

    New Delhi: The body of Major Mohit Sharma, who died fighting militants in Jammu and Kashmir was brought to his residence in Ghaziabad on Monday morning. The body was taken to Delhi cantt where the funeral would take place. Major Sharma was killed along with three other soldiers during a...