The maharaja's win in Punjab after 10 years has also rekindled the hopes for the revival of the grand old party. One of the strongest regional satraps of the Congress, Amarinder Singh put the party back in the saddle in Punjab after the "father of all battles" that decimated the Shiromani Akali Dal and crushed the Aam Aadmi Party's dream of expanding its footprint beyond Delhi. Amarinder, 75, a widely respected and popular leader, steered the Congress to a landslide victory winning 77 seats in ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Fighting what he called was the "father of all battles", Amarinder Singh led the Congress to a stunning victory in Punjab decimating the Shiromani Akali Dal and crushing the Aam Aadmi Party's dream of expanding its footprint beyond Delhi. Five-State Assembly Election 2017 Belonging to a very rare breed of politicians who have seen action in the Indo-Pak war, Singh finally tasted success after Akali Dal supremo Parkash Singh Badal foiled his previous attempts to become chief minister -- in ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Captain Amarinder Singh wins Punjab battle, gets perfect b'day present catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Harjit Singh Sajjan is the first Sikh to hold the top defence job in a foreign land.And this, says Monali Sarkar, is his first official trip to the country of his birth. Photograph: Kind courtesy @HarjitSajjan/Facebook Harjit Sajjan began his first visit to India as Canada's minister of national defence with a stop at the Commonwealth War Cemetery in New Delhi, one of the many around the world that are dedicated to soldiers who died in the two World Wars. Eighteen Canadians lay among the ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago
Rajkumar Santoshi’s ambitious film Sargarhi went on floors last year but the film was subjected to many speculations including the buzz that the production came to a halt due to financial crisis. However a couple of pictures that recently released online ...Bollywood Hungama, 2 weeks ago
Long years after J&K’s accession to India, disputed by many but irrevocable because Maharaja Hari Singh signed the Instrument of Accession, it was the nationalist uprising led by Sheikh Mohd Abdullah which turned the tide in India's favour, his son has ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 weeks ago
At a time when the Sahayak or buddy system in the army is under scrutiny, families of two martyrs — an officer and his buddy — carry forward the bond shared by the two soldiers who laid down their lives fighting the enemy together. Captain Tushar ...DNA, 1 month ago
'The vocal pacifists who monopolise the media in India need to answer a simple question: Would they have the Taliban or ISIS take over Kashmir or the rest of the country or let the army do its duty so that we are safe in our beds and free to demonise the soldiers in our cozy drawing rooms and television studios,' asks Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: Gorkha soldiers at the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters It was only the second time in my life (the first ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Indo - Nepal Joint Military Training was held at Pithoragarh from 07 March to 20 March 2017. EKTA SHAKTI Battalion of The Punjab Regiment of Indian Army and DURGA BAHSH Battalion of Nepalese Army participated in the joint exercise named Surya Kiran - XI, ...PIB, 1 month ago Indo-Nepal joint military exercise ends Mathrubhumi, 1 month ago Opening Ceremony: 11th Indo - Nepal Joint Exercise PIB, 1 month ago
Army veterans in Punjab have stepped forward to fight a legal battle on behalf of Gurmehar Kaur, the daughter of an army martyr, who started a social media campaign against the ABVP. The mother of the 20-year-old Delhi University student, whose defiant stand against the ABVP drew a volley of hate messages on her Facebook account, however, refused to be drawn into the controversy over it. When contacted, Rajvinder Kaur said, "No thanks... I do not want this controversy to go on."Punjab ...Rediff.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, 2 months ago
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