Amar Jawan Jyoti

  • 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. ...
  • PM remembers martyrs as he pays obeisance at Amar Jawan Jyoti January 26, 2014

    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. ...
  • Vijay Diwas: Soldiers of 1971 war against Pakistan remembered December 16, 2013

    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. ...
  • Delhi gangrape protest: Angry crowds demand justice December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Scenes of angry citizens carrying the national flag and shouting slogans continued on Sunday afternoon amidst water cannons and tear gas shells burst by police. Protesters demanded stricter laws to ensure safety of women in Delhi following the brutal gangrape of a 23yearold woman, who is now battling...
  • 30 Minutes: 1962, lest we forget October 20, 2012

    October 20 marks 50 years since the 1962 conflict with China. The 1962 SinoIndian 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 three service...
  • Mumbai: One arrested for attack on Amar Jawan Jyoti August 28, 2012

    Mumbai police arrested one of the two accused of desecrating the Amar Jawan Jyoti memorial during the Azad Maidan riot on August 11. ...