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Now, statue to commemorate martyrs of 1971 war moved from India Gate to National War Memorial

May 27, 2022 4:04 pm

The inverted rifle and helmet, “which was the symbol of Fallen Soldiers of 1971 War, to Param Yodha Sthal at National War Memorial and installed the same in the midst of Busts of Param Vir Chakra Awardees,” the Defence Ministry said in a statement Friday.

Martyrs to freedom fighters, icons brought alive this poll season

March 07, 2022 4:52 pm

Over the last one month of the election campaign, CM Yogi Adityanath has invoked at least 70 personalities —saints, local deities and freedom fighters — in his tweets, which he usually puts out before he goes out to campaign in a constituency associated with the person.

Mumbai: Family members of martyrs felicitated

February 14, 2022 3:36 am

He also presented the Sri Shanmukha Shaurya Ratna award to Silu Nayak from Odisha who started the Mahaguru battalion to train men for defence services when he was disqualified from joining the armed forces.

78-ft high, 450 tonne monolith to remember martyred soldiers in Bengaluru soon

June 27, 2019 7:19 pm

The Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA) had to bring in a 240-tire trailer from Mumbai for the transportation of the carving that costs around Rs 1 crore.

Paramilitary jawans killed in action will get 'martyr' status if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi

February 23, 2019 7:03 pm

After the terror assault in Pulwama, the Congress president had tweeted, "The brave are martyred. Their families struggle. 40 Jawans give their lives but are denied the status of 'Shaheed'."

China law would criminalize attacks on revolutionary heroes

April 27, 2018 12:39 pm

Numerous stories detailing Communist sacrifices against the Japanese make up significant parts of the party's founding narrative, although outside historians question the party's overall contribution.

Here is a list of security personnel martyred in J&K

December 27, 2017 10:36 pm

Apart from insurgency due to home-grown militant groups, series of infiltrations and cross-border firing has also adversely affected the harmony in the state.

Army pays tribute to martyrs of 1965 war in Poonch

September 08, 2015 10:33 am

The Indian Army paid their respect to the soldiers who laid down their lives while capturing the strategically important Raja and Rani posts from Pakistan

LoC killings: Does not matter if I skipped martyr's funeral,says Bihar minister

August 12, 2013 7:17 pm

Bihar minister Gautam Singh said this in response to a question on his not attending the funeral.

Seen and heard

July 08, 2013 2:30 am

The Chandigarh War Memorial in Sector 3,dedicated to the martyrs,is in a state of utter neglect.


Ministers pay homage to martyrs on Police Commemoration Day

October 21, 2014 4:18 pm

The ministers salute martyrs at the Police Memorial on the occasion of Police Commemoration Day in New Delhi on Tuesday.


Will meet Rajnath, JNU VC today: AIATF

February 15, 2016 1:46 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): All-India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) Chairman M S Bitta on Monday asked that when Afzal Guru was proved guilty and sentenced to death by the Supreme Court, then why this matter was raised again by the political parties. He further said that they will meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh and JNU VC today regarding the conflict that is going on. Bitta added that if the government will not take action, then families of martyrs will sit outside JNU and will urge the government for justice.

Pakistani nationals condemn Pathankot terror attack

January 13, 2016 6:20 am

Chakhan-Da-Bagh (Poonch), Jan 13 (ANI): Pakistani nationals condemned the recent Pathankot terror attack saying the attack was abhorrent. They are of the view Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would be taking steps to control terrorism and bring justice to the Pathankot martyrs. They said that they wanted the two nations to live in peace and harmony. The residents also believe that Nawaz Sharif’s course of action regarding the Pathankot terror attack would help in improving the relations between the two nations.