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Supriya Sule introduces bill in Lok Sabha proposing Rs 2 crore ex-gratia, job quota, annual vacation for kin of martyrs from armed forces
India

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

A visit to Jallianwala Bagh 100 years after the 1919 massacre evokes as much rage as gratitude
Life

A visit to Jallianwala Bagh 100 years after the 1919 massacre evokes as much rage as gratitude

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
Business

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
Politics

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
India

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
World

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'
India

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.

Rahul Gandhi says BJP's arrogance at its peak after Vijay Rupani avoids meeting martyr's daughter
Politics

Rahul Gandhi says BJP's arrogance at its peak after Vijay Rupani avoids meeting martyr's daughter

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
India

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.

Shiv Sena questions Narendra Modi on Pakistan's continued terror activities since surgical strikes
India

Shiv Sena questions Narendra Modi on Pakistan's continued terror activities since surgical strikes

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.

Kashmir unrest: Police to donate a day's salary for kin of officers slain in 2017
India

Kashmir unrest: Police to donate a day's salary for kin of officers slain in 2017

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 CM Vijay Rupani lashes out at Akhilesh Yadav for his remark on martyrs
Politics

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani lashes out at Akhilesh Yadav for his remark on martyrs

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday slammed Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav over his remark that no soldier from Gujarat got martyred.

Uri terror attack: As dust settles, kin of deceased soldiers await govt's response
India

Uri terror attack: As dust settles, kin of deceased soldiers await govt's response

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.

Hurriyat chairman Geelani detained by police for defying restrictions
India

Hurriyat chairman Geelani detained by police for defying restrictions

Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Wednesday detained by police after he tried to defy restrictions and march to Martyrs graveyard.

Army commemorates Vijay Diwas, martyrs remembered for victory in 1971 Indo-Pak War
Mumbai

Army commemorates Vijay Diwas, martyrs remembered for victory in 1971 Indo-Pak War

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.

Step-children of Vijay Diwas: We treat our war heroes and families so badly
India

Step-children of Vijay Diwas: We treat our war heroes and families so badly

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

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Jaitley promises war memorial as nation mourns martyrs
India

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Jaitley promises war memorial as nation mourns martyrs

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.

India rewards martyrs with plastic medals
India

India rewards martyrs with plastic medals

According to a report, when the colour of medal started fading, it was found out that the ‘token of bravery’ was made of plastic.