Punjab terror attack: Martyr's family refuses to cremate him, demands job

 The family of police officer Baljit Singh, who was killed fighting terrorists in Dinanagar, on Tuesday refused to cremate him till the state government hands over appointment letters of SP rank to his son and post of tehsildar to his daughters.

'Shaheed' not defined in defence or central forces, says Govt

Government on Tuesday informed the Parliament that the term 'shaheed' or martyr is not defined "anywhere" and there is no official order to accord the same to defence or paramilitary personnel.

'Shaheed' not defined in defence or central forces: Govt

Government on Tuesday informed the Parliament that the term 'shaheed' or martyr is not defined "anywhere" and there is no official order to accord the same to defence or paramilitary personnel.

Govt hikes pension for 'martyrs' of Maha-K'taka border dispute

 The family members of "martyrs" of Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute agitation will get a raise of Rs 2,000 in monthly pension.

Chhattisgarh CM suspends officer for asking martyr's family to return money

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said the official who issued a notice to the family of martyred Special Police Officer (SPO) Kishore Pandey, has been suspended.

Chhattisgarh CM suspends officer for asking martyr's family to return money

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said the official who issued a notice to the family of martyred Special Police Officer (SPO) Kishore Pandey, has been suspended.

Chattisgarh Police demands Rs 10,000 from family of martyred policeman

In a shocking case of apathy towards a fallen soldier, the Chhattisgarh Police has demanded Rs 10,000 back it provided to the family of a martyred Special Police Officer for his last rites.

Chhattisgarh: Officer, who asked martyred SPO's family to return money given for funeral, suspended
Chhattisgarh: Officer, who asked martyred SPO's family to return money given for funeral, suspended

Taking a strong action, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said the official, who issued a notice to the family of martyred Special Police Officer (SPO) Kishore Pandey for return of Rs 10,000 spent on his funeral, has been suspended.

Leaders throng martyr's village in Ghaziabad

 Leaders from various political parties thronged the house of Sanjiv Kumar here who was among three soldiers of Rajput Regiment killed in a militant ambush in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh last Thursday.

Celebrate Bhagat Singh's martyrdom as Desh Diwas: Arvind Kejriwal

 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged the nation to celebrate 'Shaheedi Divas' on Monday as "Desh Divas" (National Day) to mark the death of Bhagat Singh and his associates.

DNA analyses Hurriyat leader Geelani's glorification of Col Rai's killers

Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani triggered a new controversy by praising two Kashmiri militants who were killed in a recent encounter that also cost the life of gallantry award recipient Colonel MN Rai.

Martyr Neeraj Singh to get Ashok Chakra on Republic Day: Sources

Martyr Neeraj Singh to get Ashok Chakra on Republic Day: Sources.

Lt Colonel Sankalp Kumar martyred in J&K terror attacks

The only son of his Ranchi-based parents, 35-year-old Lieutenant Colonel Sankalp Kumar of 24 Punjab Regiment is survived by two daughters (aged two and nine) and wife who live in Patna.

103 militants, 31 Army men killed in J&K this year

This year has been a "bloody" one for militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir which saw 103 militants being killed and 31 Army personnel martyred.

Martyr`s relatives refuse to perform last rites, demand presence of govt officials

The relatives of martyr Naik Neeraj Kumar have refused to cremate his mortal remains on Tuesday, demanding that the representatives of central and state government be present during the last rites.

Allen calls Gaga `martyr`

Actress Lily Allen has described singer Lady Gaga as a "martyr" for choosing art over commercial success on her latest album "ARTPOP".

Martyr`s family pained at Army`s apathy

It was a moment that the family of Major Pramod Purushottam, who sacrificed his life while fighting terrorists virtually bare handed in Kashmir to save three journalists 14 years ago, was looking forward to.

Troops who lay down life are martyrs, no order needed: RPN Singh

Martyr or `shaheed` is not a special category and there is no requirement of a separate notification in this regard, RPN Singh said on Thursday.

Concern over Bhagat Singh not shown as martyr in govt records

Members in the Rajya Sabha on Monday voiced concern over official records not showing Bhagat Singh as a martyr.

Bhagat Singh a martyr, part of our proud national legacy: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that, "Bhagat Singh is a martyr and part of our proud national legacy."