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The hero who prevented the Chinese from invading Assam
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The hero who prevented the Chinese from invading Assam

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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Uttarakhand: For RSS man Trivendra Singh Rawat, challenge will be to get development wheel moving

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 ...
 DNA6 days ago RSS-loyalist Rawat will find organisational skills handy  Deccan Herald6 days ago

Trivendra Rawat: Once a RSS pracharak, now U'khand CM

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.com1 week ago Rawat, an RSS 'pracharak' who struck it rich in politics  Deccan Herald1 week ago
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INS Viraat sails into history books after 30 years of service

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, ...
 Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago INS Viraat, the flagship of Western Fleet, gets decommissioned  Sify2 weeks ago INS Viraat: End of an era  Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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Key contest: Battle for Lansdowne between a 'turncoat' Lt. General and a Mahant

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.com1 month ago
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Why the ex-servicemen vote can tilt the scales in Uttarakhand

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.com1 month ago

Uttarakhand's chance to choose a majority government after 16 years

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 ...
 Sify1 month ago
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Lt Gen Sarath Chand appointed new vice army chief

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.com2 months ago Lt Gen Sarath Chand takes over as Army Vice Chief  Mathrubhumi2 months ago Keralite appointed Vice Chief of Army Staff  Mathrubhumi2 months ago
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