Kargil

  • Remembering Kargil heroes: Late Captain Saurabh Kalia's family awaits justice 17 hours 57 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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? 2 days 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....
  • 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...
  • Election Commission lifts ban on Amit Shah's campaign in UP April 18, 2014

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah, the Election Commission on Thursday lifted its ban on his participation in Lok Sabha poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh after he assured the poll body that he would not disturb the public tranquility and law and order. The Commission allowed...
  • 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...
  • Case of treason filed against Azam Khan over Kargil remark April 11, 2014

    A case of treason has been filed against Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan by a senior lawyer in a court in Indore, on Friday, for his controversial remarks about 1999 Kargil War. The case was filed in the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Vinod Kumar Patidar who will record...
  • 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...
  • Election Commission 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 that only Muslim soldiers are to be credited for Kargil victory even as he defended his remarks while the Congress and BJP termed them communal. As the poll panel sought details, the...
  • 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. ...
  • Shivraj slams Azam for Kargil statement, criticises attempts to 'communalise' elections April 9, 2014

    In an apparent reference to SP leader Azam Khan's 'hate' speech dragging the Kargil conflict into the high-voltage Lok Sabha electioneering, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said he was appalled by the desperate attempts to communalise the polls. "India needs growth, jobs, security, infrastructure and justice for...
  • BJP demands strong action by the Election Commission against SP April 9, 2014

    BJP on Wednesday demanded strong action by the Election Commission against Samajwadi Party accusing it of trying to divide security forces on communal lines during the elections. In a controversial statement, UP minister Azam Khan has dragged the Kargil conflict into the ongoing Lok Sabha campaign, saying it was 'Muslim soldiers'...
  • 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...
  • J&K: Snow continues to create havoc, 11 people killed in avalanche March 12, 2014

    Srinagar: Eleven people have been killed due to avalanche in separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir. While five army men lost their lives in Kargil, 3 labourers have also been killed. Two people have been killed in Kulgam district, one woman died in a roof collapse in Shopian. Authorities have...
  • 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. ...
  • J&K: Severe cold, snowfall bring life to a halt, situation may worsen January 7, 2014

    Srinagar: The Kashmir valley and Jammu region are reeling under severe cold. The entire Kashmir valley has recorded sub-zero temperatures. The heavy snowfall and biting cold have brought the normal life to a standstill across the state. The Ladakh region of the state is the worst hit. Most of the...
  • Adarsh scam: Land belongs to Maharashtra government, says Shinde January 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Rubbishing allegations of corruption in the allotment of flats in the Adarsh housing society, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday said the charge was baseless. "There was no wrongdoing in Adarsh (flat allotment). The land belongs to the state government and there was no reservation for Kargil (jawans),"...
  • J&K: National Highway reopens for one-way traffic January 4, 2014

    The Srinagar-Jammu national highway connecting Kashmir with the rest of the country was opened for one-way traffic on Friday, three days after heavy snowfall forced its closure. "The national highway is now open but only one-way traffic from Jammu to Srinagar will be allowed today," a spokesman of the traffic department...
  • J&K: Srinagar records season's lowest night temperature December 14, 2013

    Intense cold wave conditions continued to grip the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Saturday as Leh and Srinagar towns recorded lowest night temperatures of the season. Sonam Lotus, director of the local weather office, told that minus 3.7 degrees Celsius and minus 14.2 degrees on Saturday, Srinagar and Leh...