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School Bands To Perform At National War Memorial

School Bands To Perform At National War Memorial

The Defence ministry on Thursday said school bands will be allowed to perform at the National War Memorial on a regular basis to inculcate in them the values of patriotism, devotion to duty and courage.

10 February 2022
Muscular Nationalism: India’s Contest Over Memory

Muscular Nationalism: India’s Contest Over Memory

Over the past hundred years, since war memorials became popular globally, their purpose and significance have changed, from sites for triumphant nationalism to...

04 February 2022

Mann Ki Baat | Corruption Is Like Termite, Should Work Together To Eliminate It: PM Modi

PM Modi's comments on corruption came in response to a postcard from a girl in Uttar Pradesh who had said she wants to see an India free of corruption by...

Amar Jawan Jyoti Memorial To Come Up In Raipur, Says Chhattisgarh CM

Amar Jawan Jyoti Memorial To Come Up In Raipur, Says Chhattisgarh CM

In a press release, Baghel said the removal of the Amar Jawan Jyoti pained him.

30 January 2022

 R-Day: PM Modi Pays Homage At National War Memorial

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and three service chiefs joined PM Narendra Modi as he paid tributes at a solemn ceremony. 

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24 January 2022
RSS-BJP Distorting History And Misleading Country: Ashok Gehlot

RSS-BJP Distorting History And Misleading Country: Ashok Gehlot

The RSS and the BJP had no contribution in India's freedom struggle and did not make any sacrifice, thus misleading the people, he charged.


24 January 2022
Akhilesh Appeals To People To Light Flame On Jan 26 In 'Memory' Of Amar Jawan Jyoti

Akhilesh Appeals To People To Light Flame On Jan 26 In 'Memory' Of Amar Jawan Jyoti

After India defeated Pakistan in the 1971 war, the Amar Jawan Jyoti was constructed as a memorial to Indian soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice.


21 January 2022
Amar Jawan Jyoti Merges With Eternal Flame At National War Memorial

Amar Jawan Jyoti Merges With Eternal Flame At National War Memorial

 The Amar Jawan Jyoti will be put out and people can now pay their respects at the eternal flame at the NWM, military officials said.


21 January 2022
NEWSFLASH: Eternal Flame Of Iconic Amar Jawan Jyoti At India Gate Extinguished

NEWSFLASH: Eternal Flame Of Iconic Amar Jawan Jyoti At India Gate Extinguished

The iconic eternal flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate for soldiers has been extinguished. It is getting merged with torch at National War Memorial.


21 January 2022
Ex-Servicemen Express Mixed Reactions On Merger Of Amar Jawan Jyoti With NWM's Eternal Flame

Ex-Servicemen Express Mixed Reactions On Merger Of Amar Jawan Jyoti With NWM's Eternal Flame

The Amar Jawan Jyoti was constructed as a memorial for Indian soldiers who were killed in action in the 1971 Indo-Pak war, which India won, leading to the...


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21 January 2022
Amar Jawan Jyoti Row: Govt Clarifies Following Outburst By Opposition

Amar Jawan Jyoti Row: Govt Clarifies Following Outburst By Opposition

Amar Jawan Jyoti Row: ‘The flame of the Amar Jawan Jyoti is not being extinguished. It is being merged with the flame at the National War Memorial’.


26 November 2021
Victory Flame Of 1971 War Reaches Kolkata, Part Of Golden Jubilee Celebrations

Victory Flame Of 1971 War Reaches Kolkata, Part Of Golden Jubilee Celebrations

The Victory Flame will be taken to the residences of the heroes of the 1971 war who were awarded medals for their gallantry, the Defence official said.


26 July 2020
Kargil Vijay Diwas 2020: India Celebrates 21 Years Of Victory

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2020: India Celebrates 21 Years Of Victory

Kargil Vijay Diwas, named after the successful Operation Vijay, is observed every year to mark India’s victory over Pakistan in 1999.


01 June 2019
Ahead Of Taking Charge As Defence Minister, Rajnath Pays Tribute To Jawans At National War Memorial

Ahead Of Taking Charge As Defence Minister, Rajnath Pays Tribute To Jawans At National War Memorial

Rajnath Singh was allotted the Defence ministry after taking oath as a Union Minister on Thursday. He will take over from his predecessor Nirmala Sitharaman...


26 February 2019
National War Memorial

National War Memorial

The memorial is built to honour the fallen soldiers after independence.


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