US based Indians, Pakistanis call for peace

Ritu Jha –   In response to escalating tensions between India and Pakistan and the looming fear of war between the two nuclear-armed countries, many South Asians from the San Francisco Bay Area hosted a “Global StandOut for Peace in South Asia” on March 3, at the City Hall in San Ramon, California. Besides the […]

How CRPF troopers got trapped

IANS-   The Valentine’s Day isn’t a very popular event among the forces, yet for over 2,500 men of CRPF’s 76th Battalion returning from leave to join duty in Srinagar, the bus ride from Jammu starting as early as 2.33 am was to be memorable — which turned most tragic as events unfolded in a […]