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Drass
India  /  Published 20.07.19

Kargil 1999: At Drass, courage under fire

A senior army officer’s rage and expertise in ballistics has pitted the Indian Army here in the fiercest battle since Operation Vijay was launched. The assault on Phealong Peak, a rocky massif that ...
By Sujan Dutta in

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Kargil 1999: Doctor’s advice -- nothing works for the dead

Everybody writes to the Colonel. The man, an elegant six-foot-something Sikh pushing 50, is flooded with letters from families, friends, relatives, commanding officers and most of all family, friends ...
By Sujan Dutta in

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Kargil 1999: From a bunker, the report of flaming guns

Yesterday’s report from the front came to you courtesy Associated Press (AP) photographer Saurabh Das. We had been watching the twilight assault on intruder positions around Peak 5140 from a little ...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

India  /  Published 01.07.19

Azad gives Shah lesson on first war with Pak

BJP president Amit Shah — and possibly many other fellow citizens who were born after Independence — were on Monday given a crash course on India’s first war with Pakistan in 1947-48 and a glori...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Kargil 1999: Death travels slow on muleback

Distant death is the saddest news, when people must depart without the opportunity of even a fleeting farewell. Captain Jerry Premraj got married to his sweetheart in Thiruvananthapuram on April 22, a...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

India  /  Published 15.12.18

Kashmir records season's coldest night

The mercury continued its downward spiral in the Valley and Ladakh region as most places in the Kashmir division experienced the season's coldest night on Friday, Met officials said.The minimum temper...
By PTI in Srinagar


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