Articles about Santosh Babu

Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day

25 Jan 2021

India
Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day

Colonel Santosh Babu, who was martyred in Galwan Valley clash last June along with 19 others, will most likely be awarded the Mahavir Chakra posthumously on Republic Day.

China confirms commanding officer was killed in Ladakh face-off: Report

22 Jun 2020

India
China confirms commanding officer was killed in Ladakh face-off: Report

A week after Indian and Chinese forces clashed in Ladakh's Galwan Valley, reports said that a Chinese commanding officer was among those killed in the brawl.

Army releases names of 20 martyrs; indebted India mourns!

17 Jun 2020

India
Army releases names of 20 martyrs; indebted India mourns!

On Wednesday, the Indian Army released the names of 20 soldiers who were killed in action on Monday at the Galwan Valley, Ladakh, after clashing with China's People's Liberation Army (PLA).

Indo-China clash: Martyr Sepoy Ojha became father 17 days ago

17 Jun 2020

India
Indo-China clash: Martyr Sepoy Ojha became father 17 days ago

The bloodiest clash with China in several decades ended with the martyrdom of 20 Indian soldiers on Monday, a loss that has pushed the entire nation into grief.

Indo-China clash: What happened at Galwan Valley? Here's a timeline

17 Jun 2020

India
Indo-China clash: What happened at Galwan Valley? Here's a timeline

In the deadliest clash with the Chinese in decades, 20 Indian soldiers, including a Commanding Officer, were martyred in the Galwan Valley on Monday.

Telangana Army Colonel among 3 martyred in India-China face-off

16 Jun 2020

India
Telangana Army Colonel among 3 martyred in India-China face-off

Earlier in the day, the Indian Army had confirmed that a Colonel-rank officer in the Army was martyred along with two soldiers amid a violent face-off with Chinese forces in Ladakh.