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.

Honour gang-rape victim with Ashoka Chakra: BJP

Delhi unit of BJP demanded that the 23-year-old gang-rape victim be honoured with the Ashoka Chakra as her courage has "inspired the whole nation".

Ashoka Chakra for Major Jyotin Singh

Major Laishram Jyotin Singh of the Army Medical Corps has been posthumously honoured with the Ashok Chakra, the highest peace-time gallantry award.