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, 1 month ago
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Known for his fierce loyalty to RSS and BJP, Trivendra Singh Rawat, who has risen from obscurity to become Uttarkhand Chief Minister, will find his organisational skills handy in the task of fulfilling the development promises made during the polls while ...DNA, 6 days ago RSS-loyalist Rawat will find organisational skills handy Deccan Herald, 6 days ago
From an obscure Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh pracharak for Dehradun city to the chief ministership of Uttarakhand, it has been an amazing journey for Trivendra Singh Rawat whose fierce loyalty to the Bharatiya Janata Party and RSS saw him pip rival heavyweights like Satpal Maharaj to the post. Coupled with his administrative and organisational skills and experience, his loyalty to the party and RSS ideology seemed to have won the day for him. So impressed was Home Minister Rajnath Singh with ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago Rawat, an RSS 'pracharak' who struck it rich in politics Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
Mumbai:Indian Navy on Monday bid farewell to Flag Ship INS Viraat, which served for the last 30 years. The decommissioning ceremony held at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai was attended by more than 1300 personnel who have served on board the aircraft carrier, ...Mathrubhumi, 2 weeks ago INS Viraat, the flagship of Western Fleet, gets decommissioned Sify, 2 weeks ago INS Viraat: End of an era Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Lieutenant General (Retired) TPS Rawat is the Congress 's answer to the Bharatiya Janata Party's hyper-nationalism, and its support base among the families of defence personnel. At the ripe old age of 77, Lt. Gen. Rawat is fighting yet another political ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
The hill state of Uttarakhand has a very rich martial tradition. This is why none of the parties can afford to ignore the soldiers' constituency. This is evident once again as both the main contenders for the victory crown in the ongoing battle for the state ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Faced with instability due to not having a clear majority over the last 16 years, Uttarakhand will get another chance to choose a majority government in the coming two months. The Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, often referred to as the Land of Gods, was ...Sify, 1 month ago
Lieutenant General Sarath Chand, Army Commander of Jaipur-based South Western Command, was on Thursday appointed as the new Vice Chief of Army Staff at a ceremony in Jaipur. During the ceremony, Lt Gen Sarath Chand relinquished the reins of the Sapta Shakti Command in Jaipur and paid tributes to the martyrs at the Prerna Sthal followed by reviewing Guard of Honour presented to him, the defence spokesperson release said. Lt Gen Sarath Chand was commissioned into the Garhwal Rifles in June 1979 ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Lt Gen Sarath Chand takes over as Army Vice Chief Mathrubhumi, 2 months ago Keralite appointed Vice Chief of Army Staff Mathrubhumi, 2 months ago
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