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PM Modi at Kargil Vijay Diwas: Won't succumb to pressure or influence on national security

In his opening speech, PM Modi said winning the Kargil was a testament of India's strength, patience, sanctity and discipline. "It was the victory of every Indian's expectations," he said.

‘Kargil is discussed every day at our home; for us, the war is still going on’

The kin of several martyrs claimed that promises made to them two decades ago by the government were yet to be fulfilled. For them, the ‘Kargil War’ is as live today as it was 20 years ago.


Missing at event to honour kin of servicemen: Amarinder Singh' ministers, MLAs

No minister or MLA from the ruling Congress party attended a felicitation function for war widows and soldiers at Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum in Ludhiana.

Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated with wreath ceremony at Pune National War Memorial

On the occasion, a commemorative wreath was laid at the Memorial by Southern Army Commander Lieutenant General S K Saini on behalf of all ranks of Southern Command.

Anyone picking up gun in Kashmir will go to grave: Army Chief Bipin Rawat

"Any local militant who is picking up the gun against security forces, he will no longer be a militant, that is one strategy that anybody who picks up the gun against the Army will no longer be a militant," said Rawat.

Kargil War’s bloodiest theatre now has schools, roads, hotels

Sixty kilometres west of Kargil, Drass with Mushkoh Valley, Tololing and Tiger Hill, became one of the major theatres of the war, witness to some of the bloodiest battles as Indian troops beat back the Pakistanis to regain the icy heights.


Twenty years ago

Undertaking reforms in the spirit of the Kargil committee report will be the best tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives

Anecdotes, tributes abound at India Gate on Kargil Vijay Diwas

The event at India Gate began at 4.30 pm with a wreath-laying ceremony. Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Minister of State for Defence, Shripad Yesso Naik and Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Pratap Sarangi, were chief guests at the event and paid tribute.

Kargil Vijay Diwas images: Tributes paid to martyrs from across the nation

Kargil Vijay Diwas images: Tributes poured in from across the nation on the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas on Friday.

From Virat Kohli to Yogeshwar Dutt, Indian athletes tweet tributes on Kargil Vijay Diwas

Virat Kohli to Sakshi Mailk, Indian sportspersons pay their tribute to soldiers on Kargil Vijay Divas

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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Here is how India came together to support its 1999 war heroes

Kargil Vijay Diwas: In 1999, Indian troops had recaptured several mountain tops overlooking the strategic Srinagar-Leh highway from Pakistani intruders. Releasing a statement in this regard, the Army said that the 20th anniversary of "Operation Vijay" will be celebrated with the theme 'Remember, Rejoice and Renew'.

Kargil Vijay Divas: All about the heroes of the 1999 'Operation Vijay' on its 18th anniversary

A glimpse of the war heroes whose valour and heroism led to the capture of 'Tiger Hill' in 'Operation Vijay' during the 1999 Kargil War.