20 Years Since Kargil

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh gives double promotion to forgotten Kargil war hero

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh lamented that Kargil war hero Satpal Singh had to suffer the ignominy of working as a senior constable.

published on : 26th July 2019

Kargil hero runs last lap with Victory Flame in Jammu and Kashmir

Major Singh, commissioned into the Indian Army in December 1997 after graduating from the IMA, was barely 25 years old at the time of the Kargil war.

published on : 26th July 2019

President Kovind pays tribute to soldiers on Kargil Vijay Diwas

The President was scheduled to take part in the function at Drass War memorial in the morning but bad weather prevented him from reaching the venue.

published on : 26th July 2019

Pakistan did not learn its lesson post Kargil defeat: Eastern Army Commander Lt General MM Naravane

The general officer commanding-in-chief paid tributes to the soldiers who laid down their lives in the 1999 Kargil war at a solemn wreath-laying ceremony at Fort William.

published on : 26th July 2019

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Sports fraternity pay tribute to Indian soldiers

Players across different sports took to Twitter to hail the Indian soldiers.

published on : 26th July 2019

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee pays tribute to soldiers on Kargil war anniversary

The TMC supremo took to Twitter to pay her tribute to the martyrs of the 1999 Kargil War.

published on : 26th July 2019

PM Modi pays tributes to soldiers on 20th anniversary of Kargil war, shares pictures of J-K visit in 1999

In a tweet, Modi shared pictures of his visit to the area during the conflict and his interaction with soldiers.

published on : 26th July 2019

Brave sons of India: Kargil War hero has to battle State for his dues 

He was deployed with other colleagues in the 2nd Rajputana Rifles Battalion in the Drass Sector.

published on : 26th July 2019

Don't grieve soldiers' sacrifices, says Kargil martyr's wife showing the way

Widow of Maha Vir Chakra awardee Major Padmapani Acharya, Charulatha runs an informal group called ‘Desh’ that provides emotional support to defence families who have lost their loved ones

published on : 26th July 2019

20 years since Kargil: Martyr’s widow fights legal battle in Odisha

President of district ex-servicemen’s association Mahesh Kar said, every year on July 26, the supreme sacrifice of the soldiers who were martyred on the heights of Kargil is remembered. 

published on : 26th July 2019

Tiranga kheer and much more! Check out chef Sanjeev Kapoor's 'Kargil Vijay Diwas' special menu

'Mission Taste of Kargil' will serve dinner to 500 people, including the kith and kin of martyrs, veterans, serving troops, widows of martyrs, gallantry awardees among others.

published on : 25th July 2019

Wounded Kargil war heroes hope to don uniform again to serve Mother India

Heroes of Kargil, who were boarded out with battle injuries, are living with a singular desire hoping to be called back for national duty.

published on : 25th July 2019

Kargil tales: This Army driver gunned down 29 Pakistani soldiers

 Retired Havaldar Ram Ratan Mahto, 56, is a Kargil war veteran with 29 kills to his name.

published on : 25th July 2019

A pucca house is not in my fate, says Kargil war hero

At 60, Surindra alias Shivam Singh, still recalls the operation in Batalik sector with pride.

published on : 25th July 2019

Lecture to mark 20th Kargil Diwas fete today

 Governor P Sathasivam will inaugurate a commemoration lecture on Kargil operations at the University of Kerala Senate Hall on July 30.

published on : 25th July 2019
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