Kargil War

  • 15 years after the Kargil war, martyrs forgotten? 15 hours 34 minutes ago

    Kupwara: July 25 will mark the 15th anniversary of the Kargil war. Ahead of the day, CNN-IBN visited families of some of the war heroes. Less than 50 kilometre short of the Line of Control, in Haihama in Kupwara district, is a towering house at the start of the city....
  • Would rather quit politics than insult our martyrs: Narendra Modi April 29, 2014

    After triggering a row over his 'Yeh Dil Maange More' comments, Narendra Modi on Tuesday asserted that he holds Kargil martyr Captain Vikram Batra as well as his parents in high esteem and would quit politics rather than even thinking about disrespecting such citizens. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Priyanka takes a jib at Narendra Modi over shahzada comment April 29, 2014

    The battle is heating up between the Congress and the BJP. Addressing a rally in Amethi, Congress's star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi took on BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi over his 'shehzada' comments on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. Priyanka said a PM candidate shouldn't make such childish remarks. ...
  • Don't use our son's name for votes: Kargil war hero's family to Modi April 29, 2014

    Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh): Kargil War hero and Param Vir Chakra award winner late Captain Vikram Batra's mother on Friday accused BJP prime ministerial candidate of using her son's name for electoral gains. Kamal Kant Batra, who is the Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh, was responding to...
  • Azam Khan slams EC for banning his rallies, calls it 'dictatorial' April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Samajwadi Party's controversial leader Azam Khan has slammed the Election Commission (EC) and said that the poll body is being dictatorial by stopping him from holding rallies. He, however, is still defiant about comment that Muslim soldiers of the Indian Army won the Kargil war. "The Election Commission...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • From Amit Shah to Azam Khan: Is vote bank politics creating a dangerous communal divide? April 9, 2014

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • News 360: EC seeks report on 'Kargil War' remark, Azam Khan defiant April 9, 2014

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • A Billion Votes: EC seeks report on Azam Khan's 'Kargil War' remark April 9, 2014

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • BJP complains to EC against Azam Khan over 'Muslims won Kargil' remark April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday complained to the Election Commission against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan over a controversial remark he made regarding the Kargil war. At a rally in Masuri in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, Khan said that it was the Muslim soldiers who won the...
  • Disagree with Azam Khan's 'Muslims won Kargil' remark: Martyr's wife April 9, 2014

    Alka Ahuja, wife of a Squadron Leader who lost his life during the Kargil war, denounced Azam Khan's statement that Muslim soldiers had won the Kargil war. ...
  • Poll panel seeks details of Azam Khan's speech April 9, 2014

    The Election Commission on Wednesday sought details of Uttar Pradesh Minister Mohd Azam Khan's speech in which he said the Kargil war was won solely because of Muslim soldiers. The minister on Tuesday had allegedly said the Kargil peaks were not conquered by Hindu soldiers, but by Muslim soldiers, while addressing...
  • Congress complains to EC against Azam Khan's remark on Kargil war April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress has filed a complaint with the Election Commission against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's remark on Kargil war. This came after Azam Khan said that only Muslim soldiers sacrificed their lives during the 1999 Kargil War. Addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Mansuri on Tuesday, Khan...
  • It was the Muslim soldiers who conquered the Kargil hills: Azam Khan April 9, 2014

    Masuri: Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan who is popular for courting controversies, on Tuesday made yet another careless remark. Addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Mansuri, Khan said that only Muslim soldiers sacrificed their lives during the 1999 Kargil War. "It was not Hindu soldiers who conquered the peaks of...
  • The Citizen Journalist Republic Day Special Show January 25, 2014

    On this Republic day, army veterans and parents of martyred soldiers turn CJ's to share their stories of courage and how their lives changed post retirement. Plus, how one CJ is inspiring the young to join the defense services and many more stories of bravery. ...
  • MiG-21 FL flies into history today after serving the IAF for 50 years December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: India's first supersonic jet fighter the MiG-21 FL will be decommissioned after 50 years of service on Wednesday. The aircraft had played a crucial role in the 1971 war with Pakistan. Retiring the FL model, which is the oldest, is the first step to the Air Force's plan...
  • No question of US intervention in India-Pak talks, says Khurshid October 20, 2013

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid reacted strongly to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's comment seeking US intervention in resolving the Kashmir issue. Khurshid said that US intervention in unwaranted for. "There is no question of any third party intervention. The Simla agreement made it very clear that it is...
  • Video shows Pak soldier sharing details of Capt Kalia's encounter August 1, 2013

    Islamabad: A video purportedly showing a Pakistani soldier sharing details of an encounter in which Captain Saurabh Kalia was killed in 1999 just before the Kargil war broke out has emerged, sparking a fresh debate on his death amid allegations that he was brutally tortured. The video clip has been...
  • We are better equipped today to fight a Kargil-like war: Praveen Swami July 26, 2013

    In the summer of 1999, India fought off the Pakistani intrusion in Kargil. However, the end of the war does not mean the beginning of peace for people on either side of the border. Author and senior journalist Praveen Swami joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his book 'The...
  • Kargil Diwas: Saluting the martyrs who pushed Pak intruders back July 26, 2013

    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...
  • Will never allow Pak soil to be used by terror groups against India: Nawaz Sharif May 6, 2013

    Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif told CNN-IBN that he will share the Kargil report with India if voted to power. ...
  • Over 35,000 families were displaced during Kargil war: J&K Govt April 1, 2013

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Government on Monday said that over 35,000 families were displaced along the border with Pakistan from different parts of the state during the Kargil War. Replying to a question from Congress legislator Ravinder Kumar Sharma in the Legislative Council on Monday, state Home Minister Sajjad Ahmad...
  • Musharraf spent a night in India before Kargil: Book February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: There is a new war of words over a war fought 13 years ago. A book by a former Pakistani officer points towards more blunders by General Pervez Musharraf and that he may have actually spent a night on the Indian side after crossing the Line of Control...
  • Tell us the truth on Kargil, demands Pakistani daily February 1, 2013

    Islamabad:The country deserves to know the truth on the Kargil "fiasco" that led to the deaths of hundreds of Pakistani soldiers and damaged ties with India, said a leading Pakistani daily. An editorial in the Dawn on Wednesday said "...we have understood how Kargil came to be what it really was:...
  • Kargil conflict a violation of Shimla Agreement: Pak Gen January 27, 2013

    Islamabad: The Kargil War was an unsound military operation based on invalid assumptions, a retired Pakistani general who served in the ISI, has said. In an article in Pakistan's 'The Nation' newspaper earlier this month, Lieutenant General Shahid Aziz, a former commander of the IV Corps in Lahore, debunked the...
  • India to take up Capt Kalia's case with Pak: Antony December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: India is pursuing with Pakistan the case of Captain Saurabh Kalia, who was tortured and killed by Pakistani troops after being captured in the Kargil sector in May 1999, Defence Minister AK Antony said on Sunday. "We are handling it in an appropriate manner. We will pursue it...
  • Justice for Capt Saurabh Kalia: 'India pursuing matter with Pak' December 16, 2012

    Defence Minister AK Antony has said that India will pursue justice for Kargil war martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia with Pakistan. ...
  • Weather may have killed Capt Kalia: Rehman Malik December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who is on a three day visit in the country, has created controversy by claiming he is unsure whether Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia was killed by a Pakistani bullet or the weather. Within minutes of landing in New Delhi, Malik set off...
  • Don't know Capt Kalia died of bullet or weather: Malik December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: As a debate raged over torture of Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia by Pakistan Army, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Friday said he was not aware whether he "died of a Pak bullet or weather". The Supreme Court earlier in the day sought a response from...