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National War Memorial


National War Memorial reopens for public with Covid guidelines

January 30, 2021 9:49 am

The museum depicts the highlights such as operations at the time of the mergers of Goa, Junagarh and Hyderabad into the Union of India, the 1965 war, the 1971 war and the 1987 International Peacekeeping Forces’ mission to Sri Lanka.

1971 win over Pak: Rahul says it was time when neighbours feared violating India's borders

December 16, 2020 2:53 pm

India celebrates December 16 as Vijay Diwas to commemorate its victory over Pakistan during the 1971 war that led to the creation of Bangladesh.

Names of soldiers killed in Galwan clash to be inscribed on National War Memorial

July 30, 2020 2:47 pm

Last month, Army Chief Gen M M Naravane awarded 'Commendation Cards' to five soldiers for their bravery in dealing with Chinese troops during the Galwan Valley clash as well as confronting rival soldiers in Pangong Tso in May.

Bengaluru: 78-feet-tall monolith at National Military Memorial to be inaugurated by December

August 21, 2019 5:18 pm

The installation of the 78-feet tall jumbo monolith (Veeragallu) structure bearing the names of martyred soldiers who fought for the country is currently in progress. The structure was originally scheduled to be erected by the end of July 2019.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 20th anniversarty celebrations: 'Victory Flame' to be taken from Delhi to Dras

June 14, 2019 3:26 pm

"The Year 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of victory in 'Operation Vijay', popularly known as the 'Kargil War'. The Kargil War is a saga of strong political, military and diplomatic actions. The nation shall be celebrating the 20th anniversary of victory this year in Kargil War with pride, honour and inspiration," the Army said.

A day in the life of National War Memorial: ‘Sometimes, it is important to kill’

March 10, 2019 12:25 am

Amid India-Pak tension, at the new memorial for killed soldiers, peace gets a faint hearing.

Our fitting tribute

March 05, 2019 2:49 am

The National War Memorial is a reminder that our soldiers are the unsung heroes of our democracy. It is incumbent on all citizens to act in a manner that boosts the morale of our armed forces

Past govts didn't think of memorial for jawans, PM Modi built war memorial: Rajnath Singh

February 28, 2019 7:54 am

The Congress criticised Rajnath Singh for attending a political function at a time when tensions between India and Pakistan are escalating

Explained: India’s National War Memorial

March 03, 2019 8:11 am

Nearly six decades after it was first proposed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National War Memorial, sprawled over 40 acres at the India Gate complex in the heart of the national capital.

Unveiling war memorial, PM Modi slams Congress: India first or family?

February 26, 2019 7:01 am

Paying homage to the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack, Modi, accused the Opposition of “compromising national security”, saying demands of the defence sector were not addressed by the previous governments.


First change of guard at National War Memorial

March 05, 2019 7:50 am

The change of guard at the memorial will now take place at 9.50 am every Sunday