Kargil War

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Gunjan Saxena submits affidavit to Delhi HC, says she didn't face discrimination in IAF at institutional level
Entertainment

Gunjan Saxena submits affidavit to Delhi HC, says she didn't face discrimination in IAF at institutional level

Gunjan Saxena, in her affidavit filed before the court, clarified that the Netflix film is not a documentary but is only inspired by her life

Where Eagles Dared: Read an excerpt from Rishi Kumar's graphic novel about Operation Safed Sagar during the Kargil War
Arts & Culture

Where Eagles Dared: Read an excerpt from Rishi Kumar's graphic novel about Operation Safed Sagar during the Kargil War

The objective of Operation Safed Sagar was to oust Pakistani intruders from Indian positions in the Kargil sector.

Gunjan Saxena's colleague says makers of Netflix film 'have twisted facts for the sake of publicity'
Entertainment

Gunjan Saxena's colleague says makers of Netflix film 'have twisted facts for the sake of publicity'

Gunjan Saxena's coursemate Sreevidya Rajan says that they were never subjected to any humiliation as depicted in the Netflix film.

For Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi and Sharan Sharma, why the making of Gunjan Saxena felt personal
Entertainment

For Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi and Sharan Sharma, why the making of Gunjan Saxena felt personal

In a conversation with Firstpost on Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, director Sharan Sharma, Janhvi Kapoor and Pankaj Tripathi open up about trials of telling a true story, the debate surrounding the trailer, and more

Jingoism, rationalisation can't mask intelligence failure that led to Galwan incident, writes Lt-Gen Bhopinder Singh
India

Jingoism, rationalisation can't mask intelligence failure that led to Galwan incident, writes Lt-Gen Bhopinder Singh

The much-bandied 'breach of trust' by the Chinese is a matter of fact, but a wholly insufficient explanation for the situation that unfolded in the Galwan Valley

Shershaah makers share tribute video for Captain Vikram Batra on Kargil martyr's 21st death anniversary
Entertainment

Shershaah makers share tribute video for Captain Vikram Batra on Kargil martyr's 21st death anniversary

Shershaah, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani in the lead, is a biopic on Kargil War hero Captain Vikram Batra

The role of the 'official spokesperson' is no longer about disseminating truth and there's little media can do about it
India

The role of the 'official spokesperson' is no longer about disseminating truth and there's little media can do about it

The media is that solitary institution of democracies across the world that has just one, and one single, function and that is to tell the truth as best it can

India-China LAC clash will test move to disengage; political leadership's ability to resolve conflict offers no guarantee on preventing future tragedy
World

India-China LAC clash will test move to disengage; political leadership's ability to resolve conflict offers no guarantee on preventing future tragedy

Leaders of both militaries know a nightmare confronts them: the transformation of a relatively peaceful LAC into a kind of India-Pakistan Line of Control, where troops trade fire on an everyday basis, in battles that serve no genuine strategic purpose.

Kargil war veteran Lt General YK Joshi to take over as GOC of Northern Command in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur today
India

Kargil war veteran Lt General YK Joshi to take over as GOC of Northern Command in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur today

Decorated Army officer Lieutenant General YK Joshi is set to take over the charge as the GOC-in-C of Northern Command in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur on Saturday.

'If not Kejriwal, then who?' is AAP's calling card for Delhi polls as BJP hopes to paper over local inadequacies with Modi's popularity
Politics

'If not Kejriwal, then who?' is AAP's calling card for Delhi polls as BJP hopes to paper over local inadequacies with Modi's popularity

Close on the heels of what can be politely described as a rout in the Lok Sabha election, the AAP appears to be the frontrunner in the Assembly poll battle.

Along the Line of Control, a life marred by violence and wrenching separations
long-reads

Along the Line of Control, a life marred by violence and wrenching separations

Life along the Line of Control — the de-facto border between India and Pakistan — bears the marks of violence, and those who live here wage daily battles of their own.

Kashmir is in the blood of Pakistan, claims Pervez Musharraf as he prepares to launch return to politics
World

Kashmir is in the blood of Pakistan, claims Pervez Musharraf as he prepares to launch return to politics

Kashmir is in the blood of Pakistan and the country and army will stand by the Kashmiri people 'no matter what,' Pervez Musharraf asserted, as he returned to active politics.

BSF pilot who impersonated senior to fly Amit Shah's plane tenders resignation; Kargil veteran faces criminal charges
India

BSF pilot who impersonated senior to fly Amit Shah's plane tenders resignation; Kargil veteran faces criminal charges

Border Security Force pilot, Wing Commander (retd) JS Sangwan who is facing criminal charges for impersonating his senior to fly Amit Shah's plane, has tendered resignation.

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl first look — Janhvi Kapoor prepares to take flight as one of the first female IAF pilots
Entertainment

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl first look — Janhvi Kapoor prepares to take flight as one of the first female IAF pilots

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl will be a tribute to one of the first women Indian Air Force pilots who went to war.

Pakistan spurred need for India to abolish Article 370: New Delhi reframed terms of territorial dispute that mirrors those set by Islamabad
World

Pakistan spurred need for India to abolish Article 370: New Delhi reframed terms of territorial dispute that mirrors those set by Islamabad

By seeking to incorporate Gilgit-Baltistan as a province, Pakistan has been unilaterally reducing the size of the landmass of Jammu and Kashmir that it is prepared to accept as ‘disputed’. But in doing so, it gave India a reason to do the same

Revoking of Article 370 forces long evaded questions on freedom, democracy back into focus; puts an end to unicorn hunting in Kashmir
India

Revoking of Article 370 forces long evaded questions on freedom, democracy back into focus; puts an end to unicorn hunting in Kashmir

The Narendra Modi govt's hopes of building a naya Kashmir rest on developing a relationship with Valley's youth, a profoundly alienated generation which had mainly encountered India at the wrong end of a soldier’s gun

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Triple talaq bill passed, ugly truths of Kargil war, Kabir's legacy; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Triple talaq bill passed, ugly truths of Kargil war, Kabir's legacy; today's must-read stories

Editor's Picks: Triple talaq clears Rajya Sabha test, incompetence of generals during Kargil war, how AI is making fashion industry more intelligent; today's must-read stories.

Twenty years since Kargil War: Incompetence and veniality of generals killed soldiers, allowed Pakistan to cross LoC
India

Twenty years since Kargil War: Incompetence and veniality of generals killed soldiers, allowed Pakistan to cross LoC

From litigation and classified documents on 199 Kargil War, this much is clear that the top military and civilian leadership ignored warnings of imminent conflict and army generals scapegoated mid-level commanders to hide their failures

Pakistan waging proxy war on India as it can't win a full-fledged battle against us, says Rajnath Singh
India

Pakistan waging proxy war on India as it can't win a full-fledged battle against us, says Rajnath Singh

Pakistan can neither fight a full-fledged nor a limited war with India and is waging a proxy war, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address nation on Kargil war victory; rain fury to continue in Mumbai; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address nation on Kargil war victory; rain fury to continue in Mumbai; day's top stories

The downpour in Mumbai revived the memories of the much greater monsoon fury the city had witnessed on 26 July, 2005 as intense spells of rain are likely to continue in the districts of Thane, Raigad and Mumbai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had said earlier on Friday.