Supriya Sule introduces bill in Lok Sabha proposing Rs 2 crore ex-gratia, job quota, annual vacation for kin of martyrs from armed forces
A private member bill seeking to provide one-time lump sum honorarium of Rs 2 crore, free railway passes and reservation up to 5 per cent in private and public jobs for dependents of martyrs of armed forces, was introduced in Lok Sabha
As the Jallianwala Bagh massacre completes 100 years on 13 April, 1919, no amount of adornment can gloss over the irrevocable loss and the apology that the British still owe India.
Pizza Hut turns Wing Commander Abhinandan's bravery into marketing gimmick: Insensitive and opportunistic, say brand specialists
Twitter reactions ranged from horror to tongue-in-cheek on Pizza Hut's capitalisation of a tragedy for the company's personal benefit.
Narendra Modi to inaugurate National War Memorial in Delhi on 25 Feb; ‘iconic landmark’ to feature wall with names of fallen soldiers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National War Memorial near India Gate on 25 February, officials said Friday
Pulwama attack: Social media flooded with tributes to 'martyrs', but term not used in official parlance
While several people referred to those who died in the Pulwama attack as "martyrs", the term is not officially used by the Ministry of Defence.
Vladimir Putin said Russians 'will go to heaven as martyrs' in event of nuclear war, says Moscow has no concept of preemptive strike
Vladimir Putin told a forum of international experts in the southern city of Sochi that Russia will only ever use nuclear weapons in retaliation to attacks from other armed forces.
Three alleged Naxal supporters arrested in Chhattisgarh for putting up posters in support of 'Martyrs' Week'
Three alleged Naxal supporters were on Friday arrested when they were putting up posters in support of the proscribed outfit's ‘Martyrs' Week’ in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district, police said.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi posted the video of the incident on Twitter. "BJP's arrogance at its peak
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq detained for leading supporters to graveyard of Kashmiris killed in 1931 massacre
The police on Thursday detained moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq as he tried to lead his supporters towards the martyrs' graveyard in the Naqshband Sahib area of the city, officials said.
The Shiv Sena said the PM has been assertive about India's stand on terrorism globally but the situation back home, especially in Kashmir has been worrisome.
Jammu and Kashmir police personnel will donate a day's salary for the families of the cops who were killed in the line of duty in the state this year.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday slammed Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav over his remark that no soldier from Gujarat got martyred.
Clamour is growing for decisive action against Pakistan to avenge the killings of eighteen soldiers killed in a deadly attack carried out by four alleged Jaish-e-Mohammad militants on Indian Army’s 12 Infantry Brigade base Headquarters in Uri town.
Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Wednesday detained by police after he tried to defy restrictions and march to Martyrs graveyard.
The Army on Wednesday commemorated the Vijay Diwas with traditional solemnity and gaiety in Mumbai on Wednesday, marking the Indian Armed forces victory over Pakistan in the 1971 Indo-Pak War.
India does not remember its heroes of the Bangladesh War. And the spouses of our martyred soldiers often live in penury, thanks to the callousness of a bureaucratic state. We need a proper Veteran's Commission to take up their causes
As the country celebrates the 15th anniversary of its triumph in Kargil War, the families of those killed in the conflict have come a long way.