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Ashoka Chakra

Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani raised arms against nation but surrendered for he believed in India, lauds Smriti Irani

Wani was a terrorist-turned-soldier who laid down his life fighting a group of terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district in November 2018.

Jan 26, 2019, 20:50 PM IST

PM Modi, President Kovind meet family of Ashoka Chakra awardee Lance Naik Wani

Wani was a terrorist-turned-soldier who laid down his life fighting a group of terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district in November 2018.

Jan 26, 2019, 17:50 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani awarded with prestigious “Ashoka Chakra”

The Ashoka Chakra is India’s highest peacetime military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 25, 2019, 08:48 AM IST

Terrorist-turned-soldier Lance Naik Nazir Ahmed Wani to be conferred Ashoka Chakra posthumously

Lance Naik Wani attained martyrdom after being seriously injured in an encounter in which six terrorists were also killed.

Jan 24, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

Watch: The making of Sonam Kapoor’s ‘Neerja’ – It’s incredible

Aamir Khan, Vidya Balan, Rajkumar Hirani, Boman Irani and Anil Kapoor visited the sets of ‘Neerja’ to motivate the cast and crew of the film.

Feb 04, 2016, 08:53 AM IST

Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami posthumously conferred Ashok Chakra

President Pranab Mukherjee has approved awards of 365 gallantry and other defence decorations to the armed forces personnel and others on the eve of the 67th Republic Day Celebrations.

Jan 25, 2016, 18:16 PM IST

Ashoka Chakra for two fallen bravehearts on Republic Day

President Pranab Mukherjee presented the prestigious Ashoka Chakra award to the families of Major Mukund Varadarajan and Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh on the 66th Republic Day here on Monday.

Jan 26, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

Two fallen bravehearts to get Ashoka Chakra on Republic Day

Major Mukund Varadarajan and Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh will be posthumously awarded the nation`s highest peacetime gallantry award, the Ashoka Chakra, at the Republic Day parade Monday.

Jan 26, 2015, 01:02 AM IST

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.

Aug 15, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

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".

Jan 02, 2013, 14:11 PM IST

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.

Aug 14, 2010, 14:40 PM IST