Kargil News

Site decided, Govt clears mega solar project in Leh and Kargil

The first package was to be set up in the areas tentatively identified in Zanskar sub-division and Taisuru block of Kargil district.

Kargil seeks to shrug off its 'war zone' tag, claim place as tourist destination

During the tourism minister's three day visit to Leh last week, tour operators and hoteliers from the region appealed to him to focus on Kargil, which they claimed is still living in the shadow of the 1999 Kargil war between India and Pakistan.


'We’ve always backed India... UT decision has confused us’

Kargil has always felt closer to Kashmir due to the Muslim link. Leh, for it, is the privileged half, enjoying prestige as a “tourist destination”.

Kargil Vijay Diwas HIGHLIGHTS: Pakistan can't fight full-fledged war with India, Rajnath Singh tells Lok Sabha

Kargil Vijay Diwas 20th Anniversary 26th July: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said this day reminds us of the "courage, bravery and dedication of our soldiers", as he paid tribute to the "mighty warriors". 

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.

View From The Right: Lessons from Kargil

One, as long as there are territorial disputes, as India has with China and Pakistan, the adversary can indulge in a proxy or a limited convention war.


Resolution of Kashmir issue on cards...no power on earth can stop it: Rajnath Singh

Referring to his numerous appeals as Home Minister for talks to all those raking up Kashmir issue, Singh recalled how Hurriyat leaders did not open their doors for visiting members of the all-party delegation once led by him to the Valley.

20 years after Kargil: Newsroom to Govt, reporter to father, how Kargil tipoff travelled

Manvendra Singh, son of Jaswant Singh, and a Territorial Army officer who used to cover defence for The Indian Express in 1999, got to know about the intrusions in the sector through a senior Army officer.

Kargil: NC, Congress part ways from local governance arrangement, PDP comes in

The LAHDC Kargil was led jointly by the National Conference and the Congress. In a 30 member house – 26 elected and four nominated – National Conference had 14 members while Congress eight.

Kargil: War is a way of life, now need schools and jobs

Two decades after the India-Pak war, it’s in Elections 2019 that nationalism has emerged as a poll issue for the rest of the country. But in Kargil, conflict is far from the idea sold on the mainland. Here, it’s a way of life, felt, not expressed, and definitely not voted upon.