Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat, 21, received the Mahavir Chakra in the 1962 War with China.Such was his valour that a temple and museum stands on the land he died defending in the icy valley of Arunachal Pradesh.Rediff.com's Archana Masih meets his family in Dehradun and discovers that in the home that he left 54 years ago his place is higher than the gods. IMAGE: Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat's statue at the Jaswantgarh memorial in Arunachal Pradesh. He was awarded the Mahavir Chakra. Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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Police today arrested a smuggler in Munger district and seized six Gupta period idols of Lord Buddha, Lord Mahavir and Gods Shiva Parvati valued at around Rs three crore in the international market. Munger superintendent of police Ashish Bharti said that ...Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
Jains celebrate the 13th day of the Hindu month of Chaitra as Mahavir Jayanti (the birth day of Lord Mahavir), offering prayers and visiting temples. Lord Mahavir was the 24th and last Tirthankara (a saviour and spiritual teacher) of Jainism. The Jain ...DNA, 2 weeks ago
The CCTV footage at the gate of the famous 'Chinnamastika' temple at Rajrappa has confirmed that Sanjay Nutt, a CRPF personnel had committed suicide by slitting his own throat at its door. Administration officials led by Mahavir Singh, the officiating ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
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