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President confers gallantry awards

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 16:17

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

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 01:15

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

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 14:24

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

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 14:44

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

Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 10:58

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 21:36

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 21:38

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.

Jethwa, two others chosen for RTI gallantry awards

Last Updated: Thursday, September 02, 2010, 23:07

Slain Gujarat-based RTI activist Amit Jethwa has been chosen for a gallantry award instituted by a voluntary organisation working in the field of transparency.

442 gallantry awards announced on Republic Day eve

Last Updated: Monday, January 25, 2010, 13:58

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