Kargil

  • Watch: Narendra Modi's last interview in US before 1999 Lok Sabha elections September 21, 2014

    In his last interview in the United States as the then BJP general secretary, Narendra Modi talked about the BJP's agenda for the 1999 Lok Sabha elections. CNNIBN has accessed the interview given to TV Asia almost 15 years ago where he also talked about the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government,...
  • PM Modi's first ever direct attack on Pakistan August 12, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first ever direct attack on Pakistan accused it of indulging in a proxy war killing innocent people in India as it has lost the power to fight a conventional war. ...
  • Patriotism of people of Kargil inspires people of India, says PM Narendra Modi August 12, 2014

    Kargil: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reached Kargil and inaugurated the Chutak hydro electric project. While addressing the hydro power project launch event Modi said, "The patriotism of the people of Kargil inspires the people of India. I bow to this land and to the people." Power Minister Piyush Goyal...
  • Ahead of PM's visit to Leh, terrorists attack BSF convoy near Pampore; infiltration bid foiled August 12, 2014

    Srinagar: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to Leh and Kargil on Tuesday after assuming office, two terrorists attacks were reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday night. Terrorists attacked a convoy of Border Security Force injuring seven personnel including an Assistant Commander, who is in a critical condition....
  • PM Modi to visit Leh, Kargil today; to inaugurate hydropower projects, address troops August 12, 2014

    Kargil: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Leh and Kargil on Tuesday. This is his first visit to both these places after assuming office. He is also the first PM to visit after the Kargil war. PM Modi will inaugurate two hydropower projects. He will also address troops at Leh...
  • PM Narendra Modi in Leh, Kargil: As it happened August 12, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his first visit to Leh and Kargil after assuming office. He will be addressing troops posted in Leh soon after landing. He is the first Prime Minister to visit Kargil after the war in 1999. ...
  • PM Modi may soon visit Siachen Glacier August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may soon visit Indian Army's forward posts in the Siachen Glacier, the highest battlefield in the world, during his tour of Ladakh. The Prime Minister is expected to be in Leh and Kargil districts of Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir to dedicate two hydroelectric...
  • Col. Anil Kaul demands for his rights and dues for soldiers injured/wounded in battle July 28, 2014

    Col. Anil Kaul (Veer Chakra) lost his right eye and almost his entire left hand in the battles in Sri Lanka in 1989. Col. Kaul turned a citizen journalist demanding the rights and the dues for all such people who have been injured or wounded in battle. ...
  • 15 yrs since the Kargil war, Col VN Thapar remembers his braveheart son July 31, 2014

    Col VN Thapar who lost his son Captain Vijyant Thapar in the 1999 Kargil War remembers the braveheart. ...
  • The CJ Show: Saluting the pride of India our soldiers July 28, 2014

    On the show this week we focus on issues that our soldiers and their families face. ...
  • Venue for War Memorial, museum for Kargil heroes to be finalised soon July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The central government would soon finalise the venue for construction of a War Memorial and a museum in the honour of the soldiers who laid down their lives fighting the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan, said Defence Minister Arun Jaitley after he paid homage to the martyrs at...
  • 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. ...
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: 15 years on, India remembers martyrs with pride, pain July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The day on which the nation commemorates its hardearned victory in the Kargil War is also an occasion that invokes feelings of both pain and pride for the families of the brave jawans who laid down their lives protecting the territory of India from intruders. As the country celebrates...
  • Kargil, lest we forget July 25, 2014

    15 years ago, the wake up call for Tololing range was ringing was shells fired and shells landing, the sound of the Bofors gun tossing lead into the sky, the counterblast being heard across the mountains and the morning filled with smoke. Here is a look at all that has...
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: Martyrs remembered for their valor July 25, 2014

    Families of martyrs remember their loved ones for their valor and courage ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas. ...
  • Param Veer Chakra awardee: Soldiers should always be remembered July 25, 2014

    Speaking to CNNIBN ahead of the Kargil Vijay Diwas, Param Veer Chakra awardee Captain Yogendra Yadav said that soldiers should always be remembered. ...
  • Remembering Kargil hero Capt Vikram Batra July 25, 2014

    Captain Adhau remembers Karhil hero Captain Vikram Batra ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas on Saturday, July 26. ...
  • Martyrs' families remember the bravehearts ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas July 25, 2014

    Family members of martyrs who lost their lives in the 1999 Kargil War remember their bravehearts ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas on Saturday. ...
  • Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh pays homage to the martyrs of Kargil war July 25, 2014

    Drass: The Army commemorated the 'Vijay Diwas' at the war memorial in Drass in Kargil on Friday. Army Chief General Bikram Singh paid tribute to the martyrs of the Kargil war in a ceremony at the war memorial in Drass. He will also interact with the families of the martyred...
  • Army Chief to visit Drass to pay homage to the martyrs of Kargil war July 25, 2014

    Drass: India will pay homage to the martyrs of the Kargil War, as the Army celebrates 'Vijay Diwas' at the war memorial in Drass. Army Chief General Bikram Singh will be in Drass on Friday, a day ahead of the Vijay Divas to pay tribute to the martyrs of the...
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: 15 years on, India honours its heroes July 24, 2014

    As the country will celebrate the 15th anniversary of its triumph in Kargil War on June 26, both the jawans and the families of those killed in the conflict have come a long way. The families of the soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice for the country make it a...
  • Remembering Kargil heroes: Late Captain Saurabh Kalia's family awaits justice July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Captain Saurabh Kalia was an officer of the Indian Army who died during the 1999 Kargil war where he was held as a prisoner of war by the Pakistani forces. Saurabh Kalia, then 23 and just a month old in the Army, had been on a patrol duty...
  • Remembering Kargil heroes: How Pak soldier Captain Sher Khan was acknowledged by India too July 23, 2014

    Drass: Captain Sher Khan of the Pakistan Army was someone whose bravery was acknowledged by his enemy, the Indian side as well during the Kargil war. 15 years on, Captain Sher Khan remains a hero. His name, his image is everywhere and even his native village in Pakistan's tribal Waziristan...
  • 15 years after the Kargil war, martyrs forgotten? July 22, 2014

    Kupwara: July 25 will mark the 15th anniversary of the Kargil war. Ahead of the day, CNNIBN 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....
  • Army's Northern Command celebrates 43rd Raising Day June 18, 2014

    Jammu: Indian Army's Northern Command, the operational command of Jammu and Kashmir which is popularly known as 'Dhruva Command', on Wednesday celebrated its 43rd Raising Day. At a ceremony at Dhruva War Memorial, Commander of Northern Command Lt Gen DS Hooda paid homage by laying a wreath as mark of...
  • 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...
  • EC is punishing me for speaking the truth: Azam Khan April 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Friday heaped scorn at the Election Commission for its decision to lift the campaign ban on BJP general secretary Amit Shah who has been accused of delivering hate speeches. The SP leader hit out at the election watchdog for barring him...