The Andhra Pradesh government had on Monday decided to pay Rs 25 lakh as ex-gratia to the family of Sepoy Ahmed. The decision was taken at the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.
High Court lawyer Maj Navdeep Singh who has fought numerous such cases on behalf of Siachen veterans says, “Hopefully this tragedy would be a catalyst for change in the military and civil establishment who must realise that at times the nature can be more lethal than bullets.
Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who clung to life buried 30 feet under a massive ice and snow debris that hurtled down a mountain slope on unforgiving Siachen glacier, was on Tuesday battling for survival after being evacuated. He is comatose and his condition is extremely critical, Army Hospital Research and Referral said after Koppad was […]