Amar Jawan Jyoti

  • PM remembers martyrs as he pays obeisance at Amar Jawan Jyoti 26-01-2014 11:11 AM

    As the 65th Republic Day celebrations began, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paid tribute to all those soldiers who sacrificed their lives for our country at the Amar Jawan Jyoti. A moment of silence was observed in homage to the departed souls. ...
  • Army, border guards to address mobile signal spillover from Pakistan 02-01-2014 06:32 PM

    Expressing concern over mobile signal spillover from Pakistan in the border areas of Western Rajasthan, the newly-appointed South-Western army commander Lt Gen Arun Kumar Sahni said the issue will be addressed in coordination with other agencies engaged in border guarding. Lt Gen Sahni, who assumed the Command of South Western...
  • Vijay Diwas: Soldiers of 1971 war against Pakistan remembered 16-12-2013 05:08 PM

    Defence Minister AK Antony and the three service chiefs paid homage at the Amar Jawan Jyoti in the national capital on Monday to mark Vijay Diwas. This is in commemoration of India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war. ...
  • Army celebrates 65th Indian Army Day 15-01-2013 08:11 AM

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  • Delhi gangrape protest: Angry crowds demand justice 23-12-2012 04:36 PM

    Scenes of angry citizens carrying the national flag and shouting slogans continued on Sunday afternoon amidst police crackdown. ...
  • India Gate right place to build war memorial: Antony 16-12-2012 12:43 PM

    New Delhi: India Gate is the right place to build a national war memorial, Defence Minister AK Antony said on Sunday, against the backdrop of opposition by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit to the proposal. "As far as we are concerned, this (India Gate) is the place to have a...
  • 30 Minutes: 1962, lest we forget 20-10-2012 08:26 PM

    October 20 marks 50 years since the 1962 conflict with China. The 1962 Sino-Indian conflict claimed the lives of 5,000 Indian soldiers. For the first time, an Indian Defence Minister along with the top military brass of the country paid homage to the martyrs. Defence Minister AK Antony and the...
  • Soldiers who died in 1962 war honoured for the first time 20-10-2012 09:10 AM

    New Delhi: The country on Saturday paid homage to the soldiers who fought the 1962 Indo-China war. And for the first time, Defence Minister AK Antony along with the top military brass of the country paid homage to those who died fighting in the war. Antony and the three service...
  • Chinese defence minister to skip Amar Jawan Jyoti 04-09-2012 07:35 AM

    New Delhi: Chinese Defence Minister Gen Liang Guanglie will have a packed schedule in India on Tuesday, but he will not be visiting Amar Jawan Jyoti, the war memorial for the unknown soldier, at India Gate, a customary stop for visiting defence ministers. He will hold talks with his Indian...
  • Shiv Sena condones Bihar man's arrest, backs Raj 03-09-2012 12:28 PM

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray on Monday came out in support of his nephew Raj Thackeray, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief, who had attacked Bihar and its residents threatening to brand them as "infiltrators" if the state went ahead with its decision to take legal action against Mumbai...
  • Biharis safe, say Mumbai Police on Raj's rant 01-09-2012 09:07 PM

    Mumbai: A day after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray once again spewed venom against Biharis, calling them "infiltrators" and threatening to drive them out of the state, the newly-appointed Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh on Saturday said that Biharis living in Mumbai are safe. His statement came after Bihar...
  • Biharis in Maharashtra safe: Mumbai Police chief 01-09-2012 02:05 PM

    Mumbai: The arrest of those involved in vandalising the Amar Jawan Jyoti in Mumbai during the Azad Maidan protest earlier last month has put the city police in a spot. The Chief Secretary of Bihar has written a letter to the Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh asking how a Bihar...
  • Mumbai: Second Amar Jawan Jyoti vandal arrested 30-08-2012 07:19 PM

    Mumbai: The Second accused who desecrated the Amar Jawan Jyoti memorial in Mumbai has been arrested on Thursday. He has been arrested from Mahim in Mumbai. Two other accused have also been arrested. The total tally of arrests have now gone to 55. Earlier three people who had been arrested...
  • Mumbai: One arrested for attack on Amar Jawan Jyoti 28-08-2012 11:20 PM

    Mumbai police arrested one of the two accused of desecrating the Amar Jawan Jyoti memorial during the Azad Maidan riot on August 11. ...
  • Mumbai violence: Amar Jawan Jyoti vandal held 28-08-2012 11:56 AM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested one of the two rioters who desecrated the Amar Jawan Jyoti during the Azad Maidan violence on August 11. The two rioters were caught on camera desecrating the flame during the violence. The protestors had gathered at the Maidan to protest against...