Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan

  • 26/11: Memorial built in honour of Major Unnikrishnan November 26, 2012

    Bangalore: A memorial for 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks martyr Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan was inaugurated in Bangalore on Monday, on the occasion of the fourth anniversary of the attacks that left 166 people dead and over 300 injured. The statue was unveiled a short while earlier. The NSG commando died during Operation...
  • 26/11: Major Unnikrishnan's 'name written improperly in memorial' November 26, 2012

    26/11 Mumbai terror attacks martyr, NSG Commando Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan's father has said that he won't rest till the masterminds of the terror attacks are brought to book. ...
  • Kasab was a soft target, need to catch masterminds: Unnikrishnan November 21, 2012

    Slain Indian Army officer Major Sandip Unnikrishnan's father K Unnikrishnan has said that Kasab's hanging is not a closure of the 26/11 case. ...
  • Want President to reject Kasab's plea: 26/11 martyr's father August 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Welcoming the Supreme Court's verdict upholding the death sentence awarded to 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab, the father of NSG commando Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who died fighting the terrorists involved in the gruesome attack, said that he was satisfied with the judgement. "I welcome the judgement. I request the President...
  • Unnikrishnan's uncle dies after immolation bid February 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Uncle of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, the NSG commando killed by terrorists during the 26/11 attacks who attempted selfimmolation on Thursday outside Parliament, died on Friday night. The 56yearold K Mohanan suffered 98 percent burns when he set himself on fire. Although it was not clear why he took the...
  • Immolation bid by Major Unnikrishnan's uncle February 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Uncle of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, the NSG commando killed by terrorists during the 26/11 attacks, attempted to set himself on fire in front of Parliament on Thursday. He has been admitted to the RML hospital in the capital with 70 per cent burns. Reports suggest he was upset by the...
  • 26/11 hero Unnikrishnan's family still reels under loss November 18, 2009

    New Delhi: Almost a year since the horrific Mumbai attacks, as India salutes the heroes, their families still reel under the colossal losses, One such family is that of NSG's Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan. The young man, who bravely fought from the front to contain the terrorists, was just 31. Coming...
  • Meet the patriots: Remembering 26/11's NSG heroes July 3, 2009

    New Delhi: The liberation of the Taj Mahal hotel and Oberoi hotel on November 26, 2008 came at a price not only to the hundreds of civilians and the police, but also to the National Security Guard (NSG). Brave NSG commandos were among those risking their lives to flush...
  • Advani gets emotional speaking about Mumbai attacks February 25, 2009

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Lal Krishna Advani got emotional on Tuesday speaking about the Mumbai terror attacks. Advani was in in Mumbai and spoke about security officials including Hemant Karkare, Ashok Kamte, Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan and Tukaram Omble who were killed during the terror strikes in November...
  • Watch: Friends and family remember Major Sandeep December 26, 2008

    A month ago on the night of the 27th as the battle between the terrorists and the NSG Commondos raged within the Taj , there was one young brave soldier who laid down his life for the mission. Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan was killed as he chased the terrorists and engaged...
  • Karnataka to give Rs 30 lakh to Unnikrishnan's family December 8, 2008

    Bangalore: Karnataka will give Rs 30 lakh to the family of National Security Guard (NSG) commando Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan who was killed in gunbattle with terrorists in Mumbai, spokesperson for the government said Sunday. "Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa has sanctioned Rs. 3 million (30 lakh) to the slain Major's family," the...
  • Kerala CM winces, says sorry to commando's family December 3, 2008

    Thiruvananthapuram: Wilting under pressure from the opposition, Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan on Wednesday apologised for his remarks against the family of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who was killed fighting terrorists in Mumbai. "I am sad that Sandeep's family was hurt by my remark. I apologise for that," Achuthanandan said at...
  • Kerala CM's Uturn: I did not make the dog remark December 3, 2008

    Thiruvananthapuram: As the opposition chorus for his resignation grew louder, Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan on Wednesday denied having made remarks against the family of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, killed fighting terrorists in Mumbai, and accused the media of misinterpreting his statement. "The media and opposition parties have twisted my...
  • Kerala CM not alone in insulting bravehearts December 3, 2008

    New Delhi: Kerala Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan is feeling the heat with his controversial statement on slain NSG commando Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan's father drawing criticism from all quarters. His party, the Communist Party of IndiaMarxist (CPIM) has issued an apology, but Achuthanandan is in no mood to say sorry. On the streets...
  • NSG heroes saved lives, risked all for India November 25, 2010

    New Delhi: If there's anyone we need to thank to bring Mumbai out from the clutches of terror, it's the boys and men in uniform who became our walls and saviours. Captain Rayn Chakravarty, who operated in the Hotel Taj rescue in Mumbai is all of 29 but a very motivated...