Indo China War

  • Disclosure of Henderson Brooks Report not in national interest: Government July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Henderson Brooks Report on 1962 Indo-China war is a "top secret document" and disclosure of any information about it would not be in the national interest, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. "This (the Henderson Brooks report) is a top secret document and has not been declassified...
  • Forgotten heroes of 1962 war demand justice from a apathetic govt December 14, 2012

    CNN-IBN has launched a campaign to recognise the efforts of the forgotten heroes of the 1962 Sino-Indian war. All they want is a memorial and more importantly, some respect. It was our point of debate on 'India at 9' on Thursday night. ...
  • Chinese daily blames India for 1962 war December 13, 2012

    Beijing: China was "forced into a counterattack" in the 1962 war with India, said a state-run Chinese daily, blaming New Delhi for initiating "a forward policy of sending troops and border patrols into disputed areas". An opinion piece Thursday in the Global Times titled "India still conserves frontier mentality over 1962...
  • Soldiers who died in 1962 war honoured for the first time October 20, 2012

    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...
  • Watch: Rare visuals of Dalai Lama's escape in 1959 from Tibet to Tawang October 19, 2012

    Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh was the battle ground, which saw the 1962 Sino-Indian conflict. But exactly three years before that in 1959, it was in Tawang itself that the Dalai Lama had arrived after his escape from Tibet. Here is a look at the rare film footage of that escape....
  • 1962 Indo-China war: veterans reminisce about how they fought October 17, 2012

    Exactly 50 years ago, the Indian Army suffered its darkest hour as the country went to war with China in 1962. CNN-IBN spoke to the veterans who reminisced about how they bravely fought the Chinese forces. Colonel Harbans Singh was a Company Commander in the 4th Sikh regiment. He fought...
  • 1962 Indo-China war: Saluting the brave men who fought October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: On October 20, it will be exactly 50 years since India's 1962 conflict with China. Even as the battle took its toll on the Indian Army, many of its men went down in a blaze of glory. In a special series 'Lest We Forget', CNN-IBN brings the story...
  • Watch: Nehru's address to India in Oct 1962 during the Indo-China war October 20, 2012

    Exactly 50 years ago, in October 1962, India went to war with China, which for many was, one of India's darkest hours in its military history. The man who was seen as Mahatma Gandhi's political heir, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was an avowed man of peace and in his initial years...
  • IAF should've been offensive: Air Chief on 1962 Indo-China war October 6, 2012

    On the 50th anniversary of India's defeat against China in the 1962 war, Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne hinted that the outcome of the war would have been different had the Air Force been allowed to play a more offensive role. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Browne said, "You all know what happened...
  • Hazare once contemplated committing suicide April 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Gandhian Anna Hazare, whose 98-hour long fast paved way for an anti-corruption legislation, had at one point of time contemplated committing suicide after he lost 19 colleagues in the 1965 Indo-Pak war. "Having lost 19 of my dear colleagues in army during Indo-Pak war in 1965 on Khemaran front,...