Thursday, December 09, 2021

Independence Day


Independence Day this year to follow Republic Day model, govt plans 'fortnight-long'celebration

June 12, 2016 1:47 am

The government is aiming to include states in the festivities with a ‘Showcasing of States’ as is done during Republic Day — but without the parade and flypasts.

He stepped out to save a guest’s family, was killed on the way

August 18, 2015 5:30 am

Villagers in Balakote sector mourn their sarpanch, victim of Pakistan mortar shelling.

Two days of no work, garbage heaps pile up across East Delhi

August 18, 2015 3:09 am

Civic corporation says shortage of cleaners on account of Independence Day led to pile-up.

PGI director’s I-Day address: Lab reports on doctor’s desk? Reality’s different, Mr Chawla

August 18, 2015 3:01 am

A visit to new OPD on Monday revealed that patients continue to stand in long queues to collect their reports.

After decades, I-Day observed across Northeast with fewer bandh calls

August 17, 2015 6:33 pm

The media in Shillong said it was a ban imposed by the Meghalaya High Court on media carrying news of bandhs that had actually done the magic.

Plan in place to bridge gap between north, south sectors: UT Adviser

August 17, 2015 4:36 am

The adviser assured that additional 40 MGD water from Kajauli water works would be made available by next summer.

To team India

August 17, 2015 12:00 am

Modi’s I-Day address revealed a leader conscious of perceptions about his government.

A.R. Rahman's 'sold out concert' in London

August 16, 2015 5:39 pm

A.R. Rahman, who performed at London's O2 arena on August 15, the Indian Independence Day, has thanked his fans for the sold-out concert.

Drunk organiser misbehaves with Raveena Tandon at Independence Day event in Los Angeles

August 16, 2015 5:21 pm

Raveena Tandon, who was in Los Angeles to celebrate India's Independence Day, enjoyed "two glorious days" but the ending turned out to be "bad".

Sentences shortened, 12 Tihar convicts walk free

August 16, 2015 1:27 am

A total of 12 convicts walked out from the prison, earlier than the date of their release, after Tihar DG Alok Verma facilitated the remission of their sentences this Independence Day.


India celebrates 68 years of independence with grand fervour

August 15, 2015 12:04 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the eve of Independence Day.

Taste of Freedom: 7 must make delicacies on Independence Day

August 14, 2015 3:01 pm

Soak yourself in the colours of I-Day. Try making these colourful recipes at home

69th Independence Day celebrations - Dress rehearsal

August 13, 2015 3:08 pm

Two days ahead of the 69th Independence Day, Navy, Air Force, Delhi Police personnel and school children participated in the full dress rehearsal for the event.


PM Modi announces Ayushman Bharat, says the scheme will cover 50 crore people

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

The National Health Protection Scheme aims to provide health cover up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year. The scheme will be rolled out on September 25, on the occasion of Deen Dayal Upadhyay’s anniversary.

From Red Fort, PM Narendra Modi promises to double farmers' income by 2022

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

"A lot of people raise doubts about this. But we are firm in our decision. We want to excel in innovation and bring0-in record production of food grains," PM Modi said, talking about blue revolution, fish revolution, sweet revolution in the country.

By 2022, India will launch its first manned space mission: PM Narendra Modi on the 72nd independence day

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

He said the country will see an Indian on a space mission under an indigenous space project called ‘Gaganyaan‘ before 2022.

On Kashmir, Modi invokes Vajpayee. Says using bullets is not the way forward

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. See more:

From condemning rape to promising Triple Talaq Bill, Narendra Modi makes a pitch to women voters in I-day speech

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

From Red Fort, Narendra Modi pitches to women voters; condemns rape, promises permanent commission for women and triple talaq bill. See more:

Bollywood Stars Reveal Their Dream For India on Independence Day

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

To commemorate India's 72nd Independence Day, asked many Bollywood actors, about their dream for India. Anil Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma and several others gave interesting replies.

Independence Day Special: India Of My Dreams

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

As India gears up for its 72nd Independence Day, we ask what is their dream for a better India. From affordable education to safety for women, presenting the wishlist for a brighter India.

Nabrangpur District Zero: Express Special Part II

August 17, 2015 6:01 pm

Nabarangpur: Tracking change and challenge in India’s poorest district. SEE FULL SERIES HERE:

Nabrangpur District Zero: Independence Day Special

August 17, 2015 5:48 pm

Nabarangpur: Tracking change and challenge in India’s poorest district. SEE FULL SERIES HERE: