Gallantry awards

President Ram Nath Kovind presents Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations - Pics

President Ram Nath Kovind presents Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations - Pics

Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra were posthumously conferred on Major David Manlun and Major Satish Dahiya, who lost their lives while fighting with militants in Nagaland and Jammu and Kashmir.

Mar 28, 2018, 09:27 AM IST
Gallantry awards to armed forces and paramilitary ​personnel: Full List

Gallantry awards to armed forces and paramilitary ​personnel: Full List

The President on Monday approved 112 gallantry awards to armed forces and paramilitary personnel.

Aug 14, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
Five Kirti Chakras among 112 gallantry awards conferred on armed forces heroes on I-Day

Five Kirti Chakras among 112 gallantry awards conferred on armed forces heroes on I-Day

The president has also approved “Mention-in-Despatches” to 40 army and air personnel for their significant contributions to military operations. 

Aug 14, 2017, 23:24 PM IST

President honours surgical strike heroes with gallantry awards

Major Rohit Suri of the Parachute Regiment was conferred the second highest peacetime gallantry award Kirti Chakra by President Pranab Mukherjee here on Monday for successfully leading the army team that carried out cross-border surgical strike last year.

Mar 20, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Special Forces personnel of surgical strikes conferred gallantry awards

Special Forces personnel of surgical strikes conferred gallantry awards

A total of 23 soldiers from Indian Army's Special Forces that went across the border for the surgical strike have been awarded gallantry medals, including a Kirti Chakra, on occasion of the 68th Republic Day.

Jan 25, 2017, 23:03 PM IST
#ArmyDay: Siachen braveheart Hanamanthappa Koppad honoured with Sena Medal

#ArmyDay: Siachen braveheart Hanamanthappa Koppad honoured with Sena Medal

Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who died after he was miraculously rescued alive from beneath tonnes of snow following an avalanche that hit his post in Siachen Glacier, was on Sunday awarded the Sena Medal.

Jan 15, 2017, 12:02 PM IST
Three BSF jawans get gallantry for retaliating Pak ceasefire violation

Three BSF jawans get gallantry for retaliating Pak ceasefire violation

BSF was raised in 1965 and is tasked with guarding the two sensitive Indian borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh. 

Aug 14, 2016, 21:19 PM IST
Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami posthumously conferred Ashok Chakra

Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami posthumously conferred Ashok Chakra

President Pranab Mukherjee has approved awards of 365 gallantry and other defence decorations to the armed forces personnel and others on the eve of the 67th Republic Day Celebrations.

Jan 25, 2016, 18:16 PM IST

Independence Day: CRPF to get maximum gallantry, service police medals

The country's largest paramilitary force CRPF on Friday yet again took the distinction of being chosen for the maximum number of gallantry and other police service medals on the eve of the 69th Independence Day.

Aug 14, 2015, 21:18 PM IST

Govt preparing policy for bravery awards for policemen

Recognising the sacrifice being made by police and paramilitary personnel, government will soon come out with a policy of conferring gallantry awards to those who are deployed in different theatres of action.

Apr 13, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Sharif recommends gallantry awards for Peshawar school victims

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday recommended conferring gallantry awards posthumously on those killed in the Peshawar carnage to pay homage to the 150 departed souls.

Mar 03, 2015, 20:28 PM IST

Major Varadarajan to be given Ashoka Chakra posthumously

India`s highest peacetime gallantry award Ashoka Chakra will be conferred on Major Mukund Varadarajan posthumously, the Defence Ministry said.

Aug 15, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

President confers gallantry awards

President Pranab Mukherjee Friday conferred three Kirti Chakras and nine Shaurya Chakras on armed forces personnel for displaying "conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion" to duty at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

May 02, 2014, 16:17 PM IST

Three armed forces personnel get Kirti Chakra

Three personnel of the armed forces have been selected this year for the Kirti Chakra, the second highest peace time gallantry award, for their acts of bravery on the Line of Control (LoC), anti-Maoist operation and relief operation in flood-hit Uttarakhand, respectively.

Jan 26, 2014, 01:15 AM IST

J&K cop with terror links figures in gallantry list

The name of encounter specialist Sub Inspector Shiv Krishen, arrested for alleged terror links, figured in the list of recipients of gallantry awards.

Jun 13, 2013, 14:24 PM IST

President Mukherjee confers gallantry and distinguished service awards

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred 14 `Shaurya Chakras` to armed forces personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage.

Mar 23, 2013, 14:44 PM IST

R-Day: N Command gets most gallantry awards

The Army`s Northern Command got the highest number of gallantry awards, including one Ashok Chakra and three Kriti Chakras, on the occasion of the Republic day on Thursday.

Jan 26, 2012, 10:58 AM IST

Anti-Naxal, CI ops fetch maximum gallantry awards

Anti-Naxal and counter-insurgency
operations in J&K and the northeast drew the maximum number of gallantry awards.

Jan 25, 2012, 21:36 PM IST

Policemen having cases against them got gallantry awards in J&K

Eleven policemen including three
Senior Superintendent of Police who were conferred the
President Medal for Gallantry Award have civil and criminal
cases against them in the state.

Mar 22, 2011, 21:38 PM IST

442 gallantry awards announced on Republic Day eve

Four hundred and forty-two armed forces personnel were named for gallantry awards Monday on the eve of Republic Day.

Jan 25, 2010, 13:58 PM IST