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Galwan Valley heroes honoured at Rashtrapati BhavanGalwan Valley heroes honoured at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Galwan Valley heroes honoured at Rashtrapati Bhavan

 Colonel Santosh Babu's award was received by his wife and mother at the Defence Investiture Ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Defence Nov 23, 2021, 12:24 PM IST

Exclusive interview with Lieutenant General Vinod Bhatia on a year since Galwan-VPNExclusive interview with Lieutenant General Vinod Bhatia on a year since Galwan-VPN

'China is not interested in waging war against India; it has more to lose'

Lieutenant General Vinod Bhatia (Retd), who is currently director of the Centre for Joint Warfare Studies (CENJOWS), explains how Chinese calculations went horribly wrong when it actually ended up pushing India closer to the United States while trying to stop New Delhi from doing so.

Top Stories Jun 16, 2021, 3:49 PM IST

Year since Galwan Valley clash Interview with former DGMO Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia-VPNYear since Galwan Valley clash Interview with former DGMO Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia-VPN

A Year since Galwan: 'Colonel Santosh Babu and his men shook up the PLA, foiled many more Galwans'

Lieutenant General Vinod Bhatia (Retd), who is currently director of Centre for Joint Warfare Studies (CENJOWS) tells Asianet Newsable that the June 16 incident made China realise that Galwan-type actions are not going to work in their favour and that the Indian Army will be able to respond and retaliate in proportionate terms.

Top Stories Jun 14, 2021, 9:54 AM IST

72nd Republic Day 10 stories of valour that inspire billion-VPN72nd Republic Day 10 stories of valour that inspire billion-VPN

10 stories of grit and valour that inspire a billion

Colonel Santosh Babu, the Commanding Officer of 16 Bihar regiment who lost his life during the Galwan Valley clash with Chinese PLA personnel last year, will be posthumously awarded Maha Vir Chakra on Republic Day. On the eve of Republic Day, the government announced Gallantry Awards that honour acts of bravery and sacrifice of the officers/personnel of the Armed Forces. Here are some stories of valour that will forever remain etched in the hearts and minds of a billion Indians.

Defence Jan 25, 2021, 10:23 PM IST

Galwan martyr Colonel Santosh Babu's bust to be installed in Suryapet; this is how Vadayar brothers made itGalwan martyr Colonel Santosh Babu's bust to be installed in Suryapet; this is how Vadayar brothers made it

Galwan martyr Colonel Santosh Babu’s bust to be installed in Suryapet; this is how Vadayar brothers made it

Colonel Santosh Babu was martyred in the Galwan Valley. His bust will be installed in his hometown Suryapet, Telangana. The bust was created by Vadayar brothers

India Jun 26, 2020, 2:59 PM IST

Chief minister KCR visits martyred colonel's family, hands over financial packageChief minister KCR visits martyred colonel's family, hands over financial package

Chief minister KCR visits martyred colonel’s family, hands over financial package

Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao travelled by road to reach the residence of martyr Colonel Santosh Babu

India Jun 22, 2020, 8:19 PM IST

UnmaskingChina Father recalls martyred Colonel Santosh Babu's last wordsUnmaskingChina Father recalls martyred Colonel Santosh Babu's last words

#UnmaskingChina: Father recalls martyred Colonel Santosh Babu’s last words

Colonel Santosh Babu, who was martyred in Ladakh, had spoken to his family in Telangana on June 14. His father Upendra recalled the braveheart’s last words
 

India Jun 18, 2020, 11:43 AM IST

India-China face-off: 'My son is a hero', says martyred Colonel Santosh Babu's motherIndia-China face-off: 'My son is a hero', says martyred Colonel Santosh Babu's mother

India-China face-off: 'My son is a hero', says martyred Colonel Santosh Babu's mother

As many as 20 soldiers laid down their lives in 'violent clashes' against the Chinese troops while protecting our border in Ladakh

India Jun 17, 2020, 4:12 PM IST