Indian Soldiers

  • Beheaded soldier's family hits out at UPA, SP; says will vote for BJP 16-04-2014 08:30 AM

    Mathura: In the election season, the disgruntled family of beheaded Indian soldier Hemraj Singh has hit out at the Central and the Uttar Pradesh government, blaming them for making promises and not keeping them. The family now says that it will vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party this time. It's...
  • Mumbai: Narendra Modi attacks Congress over lack of war memorial 27-01-2014 11:48 PM

    Mumbai: Narendra Modi on Monday attacked the Congress-led UPA government over lack of a war memorial as he targeted the massive constituency in the armed forces, minutes after felicitating melody queen Lata Mangeshkar on the 51st anniversary of her memorable song 'Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon'. In his politically loaded...
  • Life of an Indian soldier at LoC: Battling austerity, hostile terrain, cold 15-01-2014 07:56 AM

    Line Of Control: Indian soldiers battle sub-zero temperatures, hostile terrain and austerity measures while protecting the country. CNN-IBN travelled along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Army Day on Wednesday. Sub-zero temperatures that go down to minus 20, a hostile terrain that tests your endurance and...
  • Indian peacekeepers prevented more casualties in South Sudan: UN 22-12-2013 11:10 AM

    United Nations: The bravery of 43 Indian peacekeepers stationed at a UN base in South Sudan, which was attacked by about 2,000 rebels this week, prevented more casualties, a top UN official said as she lauded the dedication shown by Indian troops in peacekeeping missions. Two Indian soldiers Warrant Officers...
  • World War I 'sacred soil' ceremony honours Indian soldiers 01-12-2013 05:05 PM

    The sacrifice made by thousands of Indian soldiers fighting for the British Army during World War I has been recognised as part of a ceremony London. "Sacred soil" from 70 WWI battlefields in Belgium, which arrived by warship to the UK, was laid at a memorial garden marking the 100th...
  • News 360: As rupee breaches 65-mark against dollar, Chidambaram says no need for excessive pessimism 22-08-2013 10:51 PM

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday cautioned against "excessive and unwarranted pessimism" over the rupee's continuing slide and sought to assure investors that while the Indian currency had dropped "more than reasonable expectation", the government was taking steps to deal with the challenge. ...
  • Chinese troops intrude into Arunachal Pradesh, stay for over two days 21-08-2013 03:10 PM

    In yet another face-off with Indian soldiers, Chinese troops had come more than 20 kilometres inside Indian territory in Chaglagam area of Arunachal Pradesh on August 13 and stayed there for over two days. However, the Army Headquarters sought to play down the incursion, saying the Chinese troops have gone...
  • Pakistan disregards Sharif's friendly move, blames India for LoC attacks 13-08-2013 11:09 PM

    Islamabad: Within hours of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif issuing a statement expressing the desire for betterment of ties with India, the Pakistan National Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning "attacks" by Indian forces at the Line of Control which has turned red hot over the past few weeks...
  • No solution to Kashmir till Pak govt controls its Army: KC Singh 12-08-2013 05:01 PM

    Is it right for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in the aftermath of the killing of Indian soldiers by Pakistani's on the Line of Control? Former diplomat KC Singh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Sir, you are one of...
  • LoC killing: Bihar minister regrets remarks giving clean chit to Pak 11-08-2013 08:22 PM

    Patna: Apparently rebuked by the JD(U) leadership, Bihar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh on Sunday said he "regretted" his remarks giving clean chit to Pakistan for the killing of five Indian soldiers on LoC. However, at the same time, he accused the media of twisting his comments out of context. "I...
  • Take firm steps against Pakistan, demands Shivraj Singh Chouhan 07-08-2013 12:18 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday asked the Centre to take "firm steps" against Pakistan in the wake of killing of Indian soldiers by its troops across the LoC. "How long we are going to tolerate all this?," the Chief Minister said when reporters sought his reaction...
  • Oppn corners UPA govt over LoC killings in Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha adjourned 06-08-2013 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: 5:03 PM: Speaking on LoC killing in Rajya Sabha, BSP chief said that the government should take such incidents seriously. 4:20 PM: Speaking on LoC killing in Rajya Sabha, BJP leader Arun Jaitley said, "We must give a message to Pakistan that these kinds of attacks will not...
  • Kargil Diwas: Saluting the martyrs who pushed Pak intruders back 26-07-2013 03:40 PM

    July 26, 2013 marks the 14th anniversary of the day when Indian soldiers gallantly fought and pushed the Pakistani intruders and soldiers back from the icy heights of Kargil. Every year on this day, the country pays tribute to the martyrs who lost lost their lives while trying to reclaim...
  • J&K: Army calls off search operation on LoC in Poonch 08-06-2013 05:00 PM

    Jammu: Army on Saturday called off search operation in the dense forest areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, where a Junior Commissioned Officer was killed when Pakistan troops opened heavy fire on Indian posts on Friday. "Massive search operation which was launched yesterday (Friday) by the...
  • J&K: Pakistani troops kill one Indian soldier 07-06-2013 04:19 PM

    Srinagar: An Indian Army soldier was killed when Pakistani troops opened fire in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The Indian Army retaliated by firing back at the Pakistani soldiers, but the gunbattle has stopped now. Pakistan generally resorts to such firing to provide cover to terrorists and...
  • Indian soldiers who died in Sudan fought with bravery: UN 14-04-2013 08:56 PM

    United Nations: Despite being outnumbered, Indian peacekeepers fought with valour and prevented more casualties in the recent attack against a UN peacekeeping convoy that killed five Indian soldiers in South Sudan, a senior UN official said on Sunday. Assistant Secretary General for Field Support, United Nations, Anthony Banbury travelled to...
  • UNSC condemns Indian peacekeepers' killing in South Sudan 10-04-2013 11:50 AM

    New York: Members of the UN Security Council have condemned in the strongest terms the killing of five Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan and asked that the perpetrators be brought to justice. The members condemned the April 9 attack by unidentified armed persons on a UN Mission in South Sudan...
  • Families of Indian Army jawans stunned and shocked 09-01-2013 09:57 PM

    The bodies of the two jawans killed by the Pakistan army were brought to Delhi on Wednesday. They will be cremated with state honour. ...
  • The Indian soldier's plight

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The program that aired on CNN-IBN a couple of months back irked my mind. Anubha Bhonsle's "30 minutes" show focused on the Army officer's latest...

  • Indian peacekeeper killed in Sudan 27-01-2007 12:01 PM

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