1971

Army chief Gen Naravane pays tributes to fallen heroes of Bangladesh's Liberation War

The visit comes less than two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi travelled to the neighbouring country.

published on : 8th April 2021

1971 Battle of Basantar hero, Lieutenant General WAG Pinto (Retd) dies at 97

A military hero who led an infantry division to a legendary victory in the 1971 India-Pakistan War died in Pune at the age of 97.

published on : 28th March 2021

Medical report of 14-year-old seeking pregnancy termination ready, Haryana govt tells SC

Earlier, the Supreme Court asked the medical board of a government hospital in Haryana to examine if it would be safe for the 14-year-old to terminate her 26 week-pregnancy.

published on : 5th March 2021

Is it safe for a 14-year-old to terminate 26-week pregnancy, CJI-led SC bench asks Haryana hospital

The 14-year-old girl, in her plea, has stated that she was raped by her cousin leading to an unwanted pregnancy. She approached the apex court seeking permission to terminate her 26-week pregnancy.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Valour of 1971 war heroes remembered

Soil from the residence of both the war heroes was collected and will be used for tree plantation at the National War Memorial in New Delhi. 

published on : 22nd February 2021

Actor-producer Nikhil Dwivedi's next production is war drama '1971'

Dwivedi, who has been garnering praise for his performance in Hansal Mehta-directed "Scam 1992", has previously produced films such as "Veere Di Wedding" and "Dabangg 3".

published on : 26th January 2021

1971 Indo-Pak war anniv, Veterans’ Day observed

There were lectures on Pension and Welfare-related subjects by representatives of State Bank of India, Directorate of Air Veterans and Kerala Ex- Servicemen Welfare Department.

published on : 15th January 2021

Delhi HC allows woman to terminate 25-week pregnancy citing foetus' abnormalities

The petitioner through her advocate Sneha Mukherjee had sought directions be issued to the respondents to permit her to undergo abortion.

published on : 4th January 2021

Lauding Congress over 1971 war, Shiv Sena takes dig at BJP

An editorial in Sena mouthpiece "Saamana" said in present times Chinese and Pakistani forces are creating disturbances on borders with India.

published on : 18th December 2020

Respect her sentiment: India on Sheikh Hasina's 'Pakistan cannot be forgiven' remark

Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs Smita Pant said at a media briefing that India deeply respects and understands the sentiments expressed by Prime Minister Hasina.

published on : 17th December 2020

India is our true friend: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on 'Liberation Day' anniversary

The war in 1971 broke after the sudden crackdown at midnight past on March 25, 1971 in the erstwhile East Pakistan by the Pakistani troops and ended on December 16.

published on : 17th December 2020

Bangladesh pillar of 'Neighbourhood First' policy, deepening relations priority: PM Narendra Modi

The summit is being held a day after Vijay Diwas, marking India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war that led to the creation of Bangladesh.

published on : 17th December 2020

On the road to victory, they soldiered on

In the last five decades, about 53 Tibetan soldiers have laid down their lives on the front lines.

published on : 17th December 2020

Vijay Diwas: 1971 war heroes paid homage

This year’s event also marks the 50th anniversary called ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’, a release said.

published on : 17th December 2020

PM Narendra Modi lights 'Swarnim Vijay Mashaal' to start 50th anniversary year celebrations of 1971 war win

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

published on : 16th December 2020
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