Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged the people to observe Shahid Diwas on March 23 as 'Desh Diwas' and do "good work" for the country in the memory of the martyrs who have laid down their lives for it.
Human Resource Development Minister Smriti irani Tuesday directed the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to compile a book on martyrs, who have sacrificed their lives for the cause of freedom.
Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani triggered a new controversy by praising two Kashmiri Hizbul Mujahideen militants who were killed in a recent encounter that also cost the life of gallantry award recipient Colonel MN Rai.
Chhattisgarh government has ordered a magisterial probe into the recovery from a garbage dump at a hospital of the blood-stained uniforms and shoes of CRPF personnel who were killed in a Naxal attack in Sukma district.
The uniforms and shoes of the slain CRPF troopers, who were killed in a recent Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, were found in a trash bin near Dr BR Ambedkar hospital on Wednesday. This shows how the martyrs were insulted and their sacrifice dishonoured.
Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday saluted the martyrdom of Subedar Ajayvardhan Tomar and Aan Singh, two soldiers from Uttarakhand who died recently fighting militants and insurgents in Jammu-Kashmir and Assam respectively.
Central paramilitary forces may soon be granted the status of 'martyrs' as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday discussed the issue threadbare during his visit to the headquarters of border-guarding ITBP here.
As the nation celebrates the 15th anniversary of its triumph in Kargil, nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar paid tribute to the soldiers who laid down their lives during the 1999 war. She took to micro-logging website Twitter to salute the brave martyrs.
Upset over restrictions on their entry for paying homage to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack, the family members of the slain personnel demanded that they be allotted land outside the high-security complex to build memorial.