Kargil

  • Azam Khan slams EC for banning his rallies, calls it 'dictatorial' 16-04-2014 04:21 PM

    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...
  • Case of treason filed against Azam Khan over Kargil remark 11-04-2014 09:24 PM

    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...
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  • From Amit Shah to Azam Khan: Is vote bank politics creating a dangerous communal divide? 09-04-2014 10:27 PM

    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 09-04-2014 09:19 PM

    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,...
  • News 360: EC seeks report on 'Kargil War' remark, Azam Khan defiant 09-04-2014 08:29 PM

    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 09-04-2014 07:31 PM

    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 09-04-2014 05:45 PM

    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...
  • Disagree with Azam Khan's 'Muslims won Kargil' remark: Martyr's wife 09-04-2014 05:26 PM

    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 09-04-2014 05:06 PM

    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...
  • BJP demands strong action by the Election Commission against SP 09-04-2014 02:54 PM

    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...
  • Poll panel seeks details of Azam Khan's speech 09-04-2014 11:20 AM

    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...
  • Congress complains to EC against Azam Khan's remark on Kargil war 09-04-2014 09:45 AM

    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 08-04-2014 11:22 PM

    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 12-03-2014 01:56 PM

    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 25-01-2014 06:59 PM

    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 07-01-2014 05:46 PM

    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 06-01-2014 09:06 PM

    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...
  • J&K: National Highway reopens for one-way traffic 03-01-2014 01:07 PM

    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...
  • J&K: Srinagar records season's lowest night temperature 14-12-2013 12:20 PM

    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...
  • MiG-21 FL flies into history today after serving the IAF for 50 years 11-12-2013 09:11 AM

    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...
  • J&K: Cold wave continues, night temperature remains below freezing point 29-11-2013 04:06 PM

    Cold wave conditions continued in several parts of Kashmir as the weather remained dry and the night temperature in Ladakh region and most parts of the Valley stayed below freezing point. The minimum temperatures are expected to fall further as the MeT Department has said the weather would remain dry...
  • No question of US intervention in India-Pak talks, says Khurshid 20-10-2013 11:11 PM

    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...
  • US should not intervene in India-Pak talks: BJP 20-10-2013 07:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has hit out at Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for seeking US intervention in resolving the Kashmir issue. BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi said that US intervention in unwaranted for. "It is not just about talks on Kashmir but no one should be allowed...
  • News 360: Election Commission announces poll dates for five states 04-10-2013 09:55 PM

    Five states - Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Mizoram - will go to polls between November 11 and December 4. The counting of the votes in all the five states will take place on December 8. With the announcement of the election schedule, the model code of conduct has...
  • Keran intrusion nowhere close to the Kargil situation, says Army Chief 04-10-2013 11:22 AM

    Srinagar: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Friday said the Keran intrusion is in no way comparable to Kargil. He instead chose to describe it as an infiltration attempt. "There is no Kargil-like situation in Keran sector of Kashmir. No village has been occupied by terrorists. We will get them...
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  • Cong to lead Ladakh Council, National Conference relents after talks 12-09-2013 06:56 PM

    Srinagar: National Conference and Congress on Thursday reached an agreement over formation of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil under which Congress will control the local governing body. "It has been decided that the Congress party be allowed to form the LAHDC-Kargil and choose its leader as chairman of...
  • Kargil council: National Conference claims support of 16 members 10-09-2013 06:03 PM

    Kargil: Fissures between coalition partners NC and Congress in Jammu and Kashmir have surfaced over the control of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil as the regional party claimed support of 16 members in the 30-member body. "We have received the letter from National Conference claiming support of 16...
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