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Sena seeks memorial for ‘mandir drive martyrs’ like Amar Jawan Jyoti in Delhi

The Saamana also suggested that the leaders, including Sonia Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Nitish Kumar and Sharad Pawar should be invited for the temple’s bhoomipoojan.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray speaks to media during a press conference after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Feb 21, 2020.(ANI)
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray speaks to media during a press conference after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Feb 21, 2020.(ANI)
Updated on Feb 22, 2020 09:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByEeshanpriya M S

News updates from Hindustan Times: Shiv Sena seeks Amar Jawan Jyoti like memorial for ‘those who died’ for Ram Mandir movement and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
In this Nov. 11, 2019 file photo, a woman devotee prays to the bricks reading
In this Nov. 11, 2019 file photo, a woman devotee prays to the bricks reading "Shree Ram" ( Lord Ram), which are expected to be used in constructing the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.(AP File)
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 05:43 PM IST
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Shiv Sena seeks Amar Jawan Jyoti like memorial for ‘martyrs’ of Ram Mandir movement

Saamana has also suggested that leaders including Sonia Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Nitish Kumar, and Sharad Pawar should be invited to the ‘Bhoomipoojan’ of the temple
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut is the editor of party mouthpiece Saamana.(PTI Photo)
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut is the editor of party mouthpiece Saamana.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 06:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByEeshanpriya M S

Abide With Me to feature at Beating Retreat ceremony

Reports, including in this newspaper suggested that the government was considering dropping the melancholic Christian hymn, a favourite of Mahatma Gandhi. The army did not comment on these reports at the time.
A view of an illuminated Parliament House during the full dress rehearsal ahead of Republic Day at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi on Thursday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A view of an illuminated Parliament House during the full dress rehearsal ahead of Republic Day at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi on Thursday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 24, 2020 05:40 AM IST
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Why was Amar Jawan Jyoti closed to visitors? LeT wanted to bomb it

Former Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar writes that Lakhvi (Hafiz Saeed’s deputy and operations commander of LeT), who is in India’s most wanted list, had planned a spectacular attack at India Gate to create an impact like Parliament attack in December 2001.
Ex-serviceman holding a meeting at Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate on 10 March, 1988.(Photo: Santosh Gupta/ Hindustan Times)
Ex-serviceman holding a meeting at Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate on 10 March, 1988.(Photo: Santosh Gupta/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 22, 2019 04:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNeeraj Chauhan

Highlights| PM Modi inaugurates National War Memorial, pays homage to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives

Drawing inspiration from the ‘Chakravyuh’ formation, the iconic National War Memorial was Monday unveiled boasts of four thematic concentric circles with a tall ceremonial obelisk at its centre that will bear the eternal flame.Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the memorial, spread over 40 acres in the India Gate complex in New Delhi, by lighting the flame positioned at the bottom of the stone-made obelisk.Chief of Integrated Defence Staff Lt Gen P S Rajeshwar, during a briefing here, also said the Amar Jawan Jyoti built in 1972 underneath the India Gate arch to commemorate soldiers martyred in the Indo-Pak War of 1971, will continue to be there.A senior defence official said the project has been executed at a cost of Rs 176 crore and its design was selected through a global competition.Follow Highlights here:

PM Modi inaugurates National War Memorial, pays homage to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives(BJP/Twitter)
PM Modi inaugurates National War Memorial, pays homage to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives(BJP/Twitter)
Updated on Feb 25, 2019 06:55 PM IST
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PM Narendra Modi to dedicate National War Memorial to country

The memorial will pay homage to over 26,000 soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country in wars since Independence.
A view of the under-construction National War Memorial, at India Gate Lawns, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A view of the under-construction National War Memorial, at India Gate Lawns, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 06, 2019 08:58 AM IST
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Last R-Day salute at Amar Jawan Jyoti this year?

Remembering fallen soldiers at the Amar Jawan Jyoti started in January 1972, days after Bangladesh was liberated from Pakistan in December 1971. It honours the 3,843 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in the Bangladesh Liberation War and was started by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
The under-construction National War Memorial in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
The under-construction National War Memorial in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 17, 2019 07:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySudhi Ranjan Sen

Woman shouts pro-Pakistan slogans at India Gate, disrupts Army day rehearsal

Senior police officers said that a medical examination revealed the woman was mentally challenged. She was later taken to a care home.
A woman ,believed to be in her mid-30s, came close to the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate on Sunday morning during the rehearsal for the Army Day wreath-laying ceremony and allegedly raised pro-Pakistan slogans.(PTI/ Representative Image)
A woman ,believed to be in her mid-30s, came close to the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate on Sunday morning during the rehearsal for the Army Day wreath-laying ceremony and allegedly raised pro-Pakistan slogans.(PTI/ Representative Image)
Updated on Jan 14, 2019 07:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

MS Dhoni yellow jerseys flood Jaipur on Rajasthan Royals’ pink day

Rajasthan Royals will don a new Pink Jersey as part of their special Cancer Out initiative but ahead of their match against Chennai Super Kings, yellow jerseys with MS Dhoni were out in huge numbers.
MS Dhoni’s immense popularity has eclipsed Rajasthan Royals(AFP)
MS Dhoni’s immense popularity has eclipsed Rajasthan Royals(AFP)
Updated on May 11, 2018 07:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | BySiddharth Vishwanathan
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