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 records will be open after 25 years; Government can withhold sensitive info
13 Jun 2021 9:28 AM
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
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
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
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
National security is not just defence; it is all other departments put together, says VP Malik.
01 Sep 2019 2:02 AM
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
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
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
The Prime Minister said that terrorism and proxy war pose a threat to the entire world today.
28 Jul 2019 5:45 AM
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
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla paid tributes to soldiers who fought in Kargil conflict in 1999.
27 Jul 2019 6:19 AM
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
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
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
Talking about modernising the Army's inventory, Rawat said that the focus is on the Artillery weapon system.
27 Jul 2019 12:11 AM
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
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
Paying tributes to Kargil war heroes in the Lok Sabha, he also said that the country has full faith in the valour of its armed forces.
26 Jul 2019 1:17 PM