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Kargil war

AA Edit | Rajnath’s assertion on India’s strength timely

Rajnath Singh asserted with pride that India was a strong nation that does not bend or bow

26 Jul 2022 12:33 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | India’s real problem on Taliban is its Pak links

India’s first real brush with the Taliban came during the December 1999 Indian Airlines IC-814 hijacking

24 Aug 2021 4:19 AM

War histories to be declassified in 5 years

War records will be open after 25 years; Government can withhold sensitive info

13 Jun 2021 9:28 AM

The patriotic penman

For the last 20 years, a 41-year old security guard has been writing letters to the families of martyred soldiers to share their grief

12 Jul 2020 8:06 PM

Operation Talwar: How the Navy silently contributed to Kargil win

The Navy Day this year offers the opportunity to reflect on the situation at sea as it obtained during this conflict.

04 Dec 2019 3:11 AM


'Golden Arrows' squadron, once led by Air chief, to be revived for Rafale

Squadron, which operated from Bhatinda air base, was disbanded in 2016 after IAF started gradual phasing out of Russian-origin MiG 21 jets.

10 Sep 2019 8:39 AM

Watch: Abhinandan Varthaman, who downed Pak F16, flies with IAF chief

IAF chief Dhanoa also a MiG-21 pilot and had flown the planes during the 1999 Kargil war while commanding the 17 Squadron, during the war.

02 Sep 2019 1:39 PM

‘Pak’s nuke talk is loose talk, but cannot rule out a limited war’

National security is not just defence; it is all other departments put together, says VP Malik.

01 Sep 2019 2:02 AM

India’s internal conflicts are bleeding it out

The reality is that all occupying armies, with armed men living far from home, and amid hostile populations, behave in the same way.

18 Aug 2019 12:25 AM

Bollywood-town’s safe bet

With a glut of films based on real-life events and people in the works, has Bollywood run out of imagination and fresh ideas?

12 Aug 2019 12:00 AM


Wounds fester, strife continues; dispute unsettled after 20 years

Operation Vijay was an intensification of Pakistan’s fourth war against India, which, since the late 1980s, continues till date.

29 Jul 2019 1:20 AM

Kargil win a symbol of India’s might: Modi

The Prime Minister said that terrorism and proxy war pose a threat to the entire world today.

28 Jul 2019 5:45 AM

PM Modi to attend commemorative function of Kargil Vijay Diwas today in Delhi

July 26 is celebrated as Kargil Vijay Diwas every year to commemorate India's victory over Pakistan in the 1999 Kargil conflict.

27 Jul 2019 2:12 PM

Pakistan can’t fight full-fledged war with India: Rajnath Singh

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla paid tributes to soldiers who fought in Kargil conflict in 1999.

27 Jul 2019 6:19 AM

Army Chief asks Kashmiri militants to shun violence

He also said that Kashmiri youth can be reached also through social media campaigns in order to make them shun weapons and come to the mainstream.

27 Jul 2019 4:12 AM


President couldn’t fly to Drass, pays tribute to Kargil heroes in Srinagar

A defence spokesman here said that a grand function was held at the Kargil War Memorial in Drass in which all the three service chiefs took part.

27 Jul 2019 4:07 AM

PM Modi to Rahul, nation honours Kargil war heroes

July 26 is observed as Kargil Vijay Diwas every year to mark India’s triumph over Pakistan in “Operation Vijay”.

27 Jul 2019 4:03 AM

‘Bloodier nose’ if Kargil is repeated: Bipin Rawat

Talking about modernising the Army's inventory, Rawat said that the focus is on the Artillery weapon system.

27 Jul 2019 12:11 AM

20 years of Kargil: Remembering their brave husbands

On the 20th anniversary of the Kargil War, the family of two brave soldiers told us about that fateful May in 1999.

26 Jul 2019 3:44 PM

1999 Doda massacre survivor wants to turn educator for kids

Singh wants to go back to the conflict-stricken region and work for people there in the field of education.

26 Jul 2019 1:30 PM