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1971 war

R-Day parade: Indian Army showcases Centurion tank, PT-76 from 1971 war

The PT-76 tank at the parade was led by Captain Anshuman Tiwari of 69 Armoured Regiment

26 Jan 2022 11:47 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | How the past overwhelms Bangla’s present & future

Culturally, economically, politically and strategically, the present and future of the 2 countries are too closely entwined to be separated

22 Dec 2021 7:07 AM

Shankar Roychowdhury | Looking back at 1971: How India cut Pak down to size

From India’s point of view, it was to pay Pakistan back for torturing its own population and consequently creating an added burden for India

16 Dec 2021 1:38 AM

Praveen Davar | In 1971 War, the battles on western front were decisive

The corps commanders under the Western Command were Lt. Gens Sartaj Singh, K.K. Singh and N.C. Rawlley

15 Dec 2021 2:47 AM

Praveen Davar | 1971 War: How India’s foreign policy was key to Dhaka triumph

In fact, Kissinger warned India on behalf of President Richard Nixon that India shouldn’t even think of attacking Pakistan

20 Oct 2021 1:49 AM


After 132 years, Military Farms in India disbanded

The military farms were set up with sole requirement of supplying hygienic milk to troops in various garrisons across British India

01 Apr 2021 7:43 AM

1971 war PoWs may not be alive, hope is

In the 1971 war with Pakistan, 54 Army personnel were listed as missing.

06 Mar 2019 2:13 AM

Punjab CM Amarinder urges Pakistan to release 1971 war prisoners

He recalled his own family’s close connection with the Kartarpur Gurdwara, which his grandfather had helped to rebuild post 1928 floods.

01 Mar 2019 6:18 PM

Wouldn't have achieved freedom without India: B’desh delegate Quazi Rosy

‘I express my gratitude to you. If you were not there, we would not have got independence so quickly.’ Delegate Quazi Rosy.

15 Dec 2018 5:25 PM

Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, hero of 1971 battle of Longewala, dies at 78

Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri was suffering from cancer. He is survived by his wife and three sons.

18 Nov 2018 12:20 AM


Venkaiah Naidu warns Pakistan over terror, recalls 1971 war

Naidu had resigned from both the Cabinet and the party to contest the vice-presidential polls.

24 Jul 2017 12:49 AM

Venkaiah slams Pak for abetting terror, asks to recall 1971 war

Venkaiah further said that Kashmir is an integral part of India and not an 'inch' of it will be allowed to be taken.

23 Jul 2017 2:37 PM

Pak actions in 1971 were genocide, Modi backs us: B'desh PM

Sheikh Hasina said India supports Bangladesh in its endeavour to declare Pakistani atrocities in 1971 as 'genocide'.

10 Apr 2017 11:22 AM

US thought Indira might attack Pakistan to capture PoK in 1971: CIA report

As per CIA reports, it was clear that the US government was readying a strategy should India smash the military power of West Pakistan.

27 Jan 2017 6:51 PM

VK Singh compares Pak army to Nazis for atrocities in 1971 war

December 16 for all those who took part in the liberation war of Bangladesh evokes emotions and nostalgia, the former army chief said.

16 Dec 2016 3:44 PM


I was shivering on my first day as Defence Minister: Parrikar

Parrikar was the Chief Minister of Goa before his induction into the Union Cabinet by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

28 Nov 2016 7:42 AM