West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.21

War veteran to power hill marathon

A blade runner, informally, is one who runs with blades attached to their legs because the lower part of their legs are missing. On July 8, 1999, Major Singh was severely injured by a mortar during t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 29.08.21

Ladakh: A major worry for Modi government

The Narendra Modi government’s alleged attempts to break the fledgling unity between Muslim-majority Kargil and Buddhist-dominated Leh triggered a shutdown in the Union Territory of Ladakh on Sa...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 22.08.21

Maha engineer spreads Bapu’s message

A 30-year-old engineer from Pune in Maharashtra who has been touring the world on foot or by bicycle to spread Mahatma Gandhi's message of truth and non-violence arrived here after covering 46 cou...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kargil

Entertainment  /  Published 12.08.21

Kiara Advani gears up for Shershaah

We have all known and heard about Vikram Batra’s heroics in the Kargil War, but there is very little about his personal life. Where do you and your character Dimple Cheema fit in in Shershaah? ...
By Priyanka Roy 

Entertainment  /  Published 04.08.21

Sidharth on playing martyr Vikram Batra

Growing up in the ’90s, we had all heard of Vikram Batra and his heroics in the Kargil War. What were your initial impressions of him and how did they change while playing him? During the Kargi...
By Priyanka Roy 


India  /  Published 26.07.21

Vijay Diwas: PM, Prez pays tribute

  President Ram Nath Kovind could not visit Drass on Monday for paying homage to Kargil martyrs on the 22nd anniversary of Vijay Diwas due to bad weather, officials said here. The President ins...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.07.21

CDS Bipin Rawat visits areas along LoC

“The CDS also interacted with troops and complimented them for their high morale and exhorted them to remain resolute and steadfast,” it added. ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

The perils of groupthink in hierarchical organizations

Ayub Khan, Pakistan’s first military dictator, was once asked by a close associate how he made the error in judgement of approving ‘Operation Gibraltar’ that led to the 1965 war with...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

India  /  Published 02.07.21

Ladakh: Kargil call for statehood

By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 13.06.21

Peek at war history before 25-year cutoff

Defence minister Rajnath Singh has approved a policy on the archiving, declassification and publication of war and operations history, the ministry announced on Saturday. Sources said that under the ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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