Pics: What happened in India, across the world on July 26

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Bangalore, July 26: India celebrated the 14th anniversary of "Operation Vijay" which was launched during the Kargil War in 1999. Its a pride and pain moment for the all the soldiers as the nation celebrates the anniversay of the war, "Vijay Diwas" victory over Pakistan in the year 1999.

While the countrymen were busy in celebrating the Vijay Diwas, Indian politicians were busy over several controversies such as -- Amartya Sen, Narendra Modi, Raj Babbar, Digvijay Singh and many others.

Congress leader Raj Babbar expressed regret over his Rs 12 comment, saying that he was only referring to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) families. He had earlier claimed that it was easy to get a full meal for Rs 12 even in Mumbai. Babbar's latest statement surfaced following a massive protest and criticism against hm.

In New Delhi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Dipu Moni at a meeting in New Delhi on Friday.

In Drass

Army soldiers prepare to celebrate 'Kargil Vijay Diwas' ( Victory day) celebrations at war memorial in Drass, east of Srinagar on Thursday.

In New Delhi

Defence Minister AK Antony, Navy Chief Admiral D K Joshi and Army Chief General Bikram Singh pay homage to Kargil war martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti on the occasion of Vijay Diwas in New Delhi on Friday.

In Birbhum

Birbhum district congress president, Syed Siraj Jimmi consoles the wife of Sagar Chandra Ghosh, who was shot dead by the goons on midnight of 21st July, in Birbhum district of West Bengal on Thursday.

In Spain

A Spanish train that hurtled off the rails and smashed into a security wall as it rounded a bend was going so fast that carriages tumbled off the tracks like dominos, killing 80 people, according to eyewitness accounts and video footage obtained Thursday.

In New Delhi

BJP senior leader Arun Jaitley addresses the party's Information Communication Campaign Committee meeting at the party office in New Delhi on Friday.

In Kolkata

Muslims offering Friday prayers in front of Tipu Sultan Mosque in Kolkata during the holy month of Ramadan.

In Dharamshala

Army personnel rehearsing for the 10th Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations at the war memorial in Dharamshala on Friday.

In Kolkata

A Muslim boy follows the elders offering Friday prayers on the road in front of Tipu Sultan Mosque in Kolkata during the holy month of Ramadan.

In New Delhi

Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit with Cabinet colleagues at a press conference on Food Security scheme in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit at a press conference on Food Security scheme in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

Inter-Services personnel march near Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate during a ceremony to pay homage to Kargil war martyrs on the occasion of Vijay Diwas in New Delhi on Friday.

In Guwahati

Security personnel keep vigil at railway station in Guwahati on Friday ahead of Independence Day celebration.

In New Delhi

Defence Minister A K Antony with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian during his ceremonial welcome in New Delhi on Friday.

In Patna

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets Speaker Uday Narayan Singh on first day of Monsoon session of the Assembly in Patna on Friday.

In Ahmedabad

People gather around sinkhole on the road due to heavy rain in Ahmedabad city, Gujarat on Thursday.

In Raipur

Congress workers during a protest demanding registration of cases against CM Raman Singh and four other ministers in connection with a scam(2006), in Raipur, Chhattisgarh on Thursday.

In Amarnath

Pilgrims on the way to holy Amarnath cave shrine on Thursday.

In Drass

Army bands play martial tunes as part of two day programme organised by army to celebrate 10th anniversary of operation vijay, Indian answer to evict Pakistani intrution in 1999 Kargil war, on 14th anniversary at Drass sector in district Kargil Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday evening.

Ttrain derailing in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

panish investigators tried to determine Thursday why a passenger train jumped the tracks and sent eight cars crashing into each other just before arriving in this northwestern shrine city on the eve of a major Christian religious festival, killing at least 77 people and injuring more than 140.

In Damascus

Syrian citizens gather near damaged cars that were burned after a car bomb exploded in the suburb of Jaramana, Damascus, Syria, Thursday , July 25, 2013. Syria's state-run news agency says many people have been killed and scores wounded in a powerful car bomb explosion near Damascus.

In Drass

Army jawans and officers light candles at the Kargil war memorial at the base of famous Tololing feature as army observed the 14th anniversary of opration vijay to commemrate the Kargil war in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday eveing.

In Mumbai

People enjoy the high tide at Worli sea face in Mumbai on Thursday PTI Photo by Shashank .

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, meanwhile, claimed that he would return his Bharat Ratna if the then PM Atal Bihari Vajpyee asks him to do so. Sen commented against a demand by BJP MP who claimed that Indian government should Sen's Bharat Ratna for his anti-Narendra Modi comment.

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