Rs.46 crore released for families of Telanagana 'martyrs'

The Telangana government has released Rs 46.2 crore towards financial assistance for families of those who laid down their lives for separate Telangana state.

Govt may accord martyr status to paramilitary personnel

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.

National War Memorial to come up at India Gate complex

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday gave the final nod to the much-delayed National War Memorial project which would be built in the India Gate complex at a proposed cost of around Rs 400 crore.

Lata Mangeshkar salutes martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas

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.

Army Chief to pay tribute to Kargil War martyrs tomorrow

Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh will Friday pay tribute to the martyrs of 1999 Kargil War in Jammu and Kashmir`s Ladakh region.

Telangana Assembly pays tributes to martyrs

The Telangana Assembly Saturday paid rich tributes to those who laid down their lives for the formation of the separate state.

Martyrs` families demand memorial outside Parliament complex

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.

Nation remembers martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack

Cutting across party lines, political leaders on Friday paid homage to those who had lost their lives in the 2001 Parliament House terrorist attack.

Taliban invoke Sachin Tendulkar to defend `martyr` tag for militants

The Pakistani Taliban have contended that those opposed to referring to dead militants as martyrs are like persons who do not want cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar to be praised because he is an Indian.

Andhra Governor, CM pay tributes to police martyrs

Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Monday paid tributes to policemen who laid down their lives while discharging their duties.

Don`t play politics in name of martyrs: Bajwa to Badal

Strongly rebutting Punjab chief minister`s statement that the Congress party didn`t observe martyr`s day, Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa advised him to desist from playing cheap politics in the name of martyrs.

Kin of Parliament attack martyrs ready to take back medals

Nearly seven years after they returned the gallantry medals protesting delay in hanging of Afzal Guru, family members of Parliament attack martyrs said they were now ready to accept the honour.

Case against eatery for martyrs` names on napkins

A case was filed against an eatery here Wednesday for allegedly demeaning the Kakori martyrs and the Indian national anthem, police said.

Punjab Guv Shivraj V Patil pays homage to martyrs

Punjab Governor Shivraj V Patil on Wednesday joined the people of the region in paying homage to the martyrs at the Chandigarh War Memorial.

Tributes paid to martyrs of LoC by Dogra Regiment

The two Indians soldiers, who were brutally killed by the Pakistani troops along the Line of Control(LoC) recently, were Tuesday paid rich tributes by the Dogra Regiment here.

`Police, paramilitary personnel are not martyrs`

As per a Home Ministry data, between September 2011 to August this year, a total of 546 police and paramilitary personnel lost their lives on duty.

Bangladesh pays tribute to martyrs on Victory Day

Thousands of Bangladeshis paid tributes to those who sacrificed their lives for liberating the country in 1971.

Martyrs’ insult: Truck was clean, says official

Amid widespread outrage over the ferrying of three policemen killed in a Maoist landmine blast in Chhattisgarh in a garbage truck, a top official of the state has defended the action.

BJP condemns Congress for `dishonouring martyrs`

BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
condemned the Congress for allegedly identifying martyrs
of the freedom struggle by their castes in a party-backed

Maharashtra CM, his deputy to pay homage to 26/11 martyrs

Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan, his deputy Ajit Pawar and Home Minister R R
Patil will pay homage to the policemen and other victims
killed during the 26/11 terror attacks on the second
anniversary of the assault on Friday.