MARTYRS

  • 26/11 attack: 6 years on, how safe are the policemen? Yesterday

    Remembering the martyrs and victims of 26/11 CNN-IBN exposes the substandard gear that the Mumbai police had during the 26/11 attacks. The question is six years on, has anything changed. ...
  • After years of struggle govt provides promised petrol pump to martyr's family July 28, 2014

    Col. Bhardawaj who is a soldier of very long standing and his son captain Umang Bhardawaj was killed in the J&K operations, has finally got the petrol pump promised by the Govt after running pillar to post for many years. ...
  • 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...
  • Remembering Bhagat Singh on his 83rd death anniversary March 23, 2014

    On the occasion of Martyr's Day, CNN-IBN remembers freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. ...
  • 'Don't need proof to salute the martyrdom of our freedom fighters' August 18, 2013

    The debate over the Home Ministry's reply to an RTI application that said that there is no record to show whether Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were declared martyrs or not, has taken on to the roads. CNNIBN speaks people in Delhi and Patna to know their views on the...
  • Bhim Singh's statement on martyrs insensitive: Nitish Kumar August 8, 2013

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar reacted strongly to his minister Bhim Singh's statement that soldiers are meant to be martyrs. "It's a very unfortunate and insensitive statement from a member of our party. It was wrong. I called him immediately after I heard his statement," Nitish said. ...
  • LoC killings: Martyr's family demands action against Pakistan August 7, 2013

    In a huge embarrassment for the government, the family of martyr Vijay Kumar has refused to accept the state government compensation of Rs 10 lakh. They have demanded an action from the government over the killings of the soldiers on the LoC. ...
  • Watch: Martyr Vijay Kumar's sister remembers him August 7, 2013

    "My brother used to call every Sunday. We used to ask him to stay with us for a longer time but he would always say that he has to go. I was waiting for him to come over for rakhi," says martyred sepoy Vijay Kumar Rai's sister. ...
  • Remembering Bhagat Singh on his 82nd death anniversary March 23, 2013

    It is Martyrs' Day today and we remember Bhagat Singh on his 82nd death anniversary. ...
  • Watch: A tribute to the martyrs of Parliament attack 2001 February 9, 2013

    Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged on Saturday at 8 am in Tihar jail. ...
  • Hemraj's family calls off fast after Army Chief promises to visit them January 14, 2013

    While the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister announced a compensation of Rs 25 lakh, the Centre decided to give the family Rs 46 lakh. ...
  • Families of Indian Army jawans stunned and shocked January 9, 2013

    The bodies of the two jawans killed by the Pakistan army were brought to Delhi on Wednesday. They will be cremated with state honour. ...
  • 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. ...
  • India has a culture of using people: Kiran Bedi on NSG commandos November 23, 2012

    A day after Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab was hanged for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, an NSG commando, who had fought against the terrorists in the carnage, hit out claiming he was not paid his dues by the government. ...
  • The Last Word: Is honouring Gen Vaidya's assassins disrespect to the army? October 11, 2012

    In a controversial move the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) on Wednesday honoured the killers of former Army Chief General AS Vaidya in the Golden Temple, calling the Khalistani terrorists Sikh martyrs. ...
  • Ten years of Parliament attack: Any lessons learnt? December 13, 2011

    The families of martyrs have submitted a memorandum to the President asking her to expedite execution of Afzal Guru. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 29, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India at 9. ...
  • FTN: Can Osama bin Laden become an Islamic martyr? May 4, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if Osama bin Laden can become an Islamic martyr? ...
  • Don't politicize war victories: martyr's mother July 26, 2010

    Tripta Thapar, the mother of Kargil war martyr Capt Vijayant Thapar says soldiers belong to the nation and not any political party. ...
  • Kargil heroes: remembering Capt Vijayant Thapar July 26, 2010

    Death, many say is a part of soldier's destiny. But for many families, joining the Armed Forces is a tradition. ...
  • Just symbolism: 11 MPs remember Dec 13 heroes December 14, 2009

    New Delhi: It has been eight years since terrorists stormed Parliament on the December 13, 2001. Nine security personnel died saving our parliamentarians and the parliament. But 8 years since, was their sacrifice in vain? Only 11 MPs turned up to pay their respects to those who lost their lives. ...
  • Zindagi Live: Does India really remember its martyrs? January 26, 2009

    It's been 10 years since the Kargil war, but do the citizens of India really value those who sacrificed their lives for the nation. In this week's Zindagi Live meet the proud parents of those who fought till the end for the honour the country. ...