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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.