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 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.
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.
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.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh to be paid to the next of the kin of army soldier Pundalik Mane from Kolhapur, who lost his life during an ambush at Poonch sector.