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Republic Day


Republic day celebrated with enthusiasm in all corners of India

January 26, 2017 6:01 pm

Here's a look at celebration ceremonies held across the country.

Republic Day parade: India displays military might, NSG makes debut

January 26, 2017 12:28 pm

The NSG contingent that consisted of 60 commandoes in black overalls and full armed gear gave the ceremonial salute to President Pranab Mukherjee as they marched on Rajpath.

Republic day: UAE contingent to be a part of parade this year

January 26, 2017 9:00 am

The UAE is the second country after France to send its troops to participate in the Republic Day parade of India, a tradition that started last year.

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on 68th Republic Day

January 26, 2017 8:33 am

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will be the chief guest at the Republic Day parade this year.

Republic Day parade highlights: India displays military might on Rajpath

January 26, 2017 7:55 am

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi and son of the UAE's founding president, is the chief guest at the Republic Day parade this year.

Why UAE Crown Prince is a very special Republic Day guest

January 26, 2017 12:07 am

For the first time, India has laid out the red carpet for a leader who’s not a Head of Govt or State. From investments to security cooperation, it has many reasons to invest in MBZ, as the Sheikh is known.

Barack Obama dials PM Narendra Modi, says 'thank you for strengthening Indo-US ties'

January 19, 2017 8:47 am

The two leaders met at the White House in September 2014. Since then they have met each other eight times.

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.

Absence of Sikh Regiment in R-Day parade 'grave omission': Congress

January 31, 2016 8:47 pm

"Particularly when President Francois Hollande of France, where turban is banned at public places, was the chief guest. There could not have been a better occasion to convey the importance of the turban to him," Singh said.


Sonam Kapoor celebrates Republic Day with kids at school, see pics

January 27, 2016 7:52 pm

Sonam Kapoor celebrated Republic Day with kids at Neerja Bhanot's school.

India celebrated 67th Republic Day with patriotic fervour

January 26, 2016 5:19 pm

Unfurling the national flag during 67th Republic Day, India celebrated the day with patriotic fervour and enthusiasm.

Scenes from India's 67th Republic Day parade

January 26, 2016 12:26 pm

India celebrated its 67th Republic Day today, with French President Francois Hollande as the chief guest. The celebrations began at the Amar Jawan Jyoti where Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying homage to the martyrs by laying a wreath at the memorial.

Indulge in a tricolour-inspired feast in the Capital, this Republic Day

January 25, 2016 8:11 pm

Doused in the hues of the tricolour, an array of delectable food delights will be up for grabs on the country's 67th Republic Day this year, with chefs pulling all stops as they display their gastronomic creations inspired by the tricolour.

Republic Day celebrations: Tight security in Delhi

January 25, 2016 5:25 pm

In view of high alert across the country ahead of the Republic Day, security has been heightened in the city including at metro and railway stations and bus stands and varius other public places.

Ankhon Dekhi, Main Aur Charles, Filmistaan: Seven movies to watch this Republic Day

January 25, 2016 2:09 pm

Films including Ankhon Dekhi, Main Aur Charles, Filmistaan and Chittagong would be just the perfect films to watch this Republic Day (January 26).

Republic Day parade full dress rehearsal pics

January 25, 2016 11:28 am

India celebrates Republic Day on January 26 every year, highlighted by a march past by different branches of the military as well as a display of arms and missiles.

Rehearsals for Republic Day parade in full swing

January 17, 2016 8:07 pm

Security personnels march at Rajpath as they rehearse for the upcoming Republic day parade in New Delhi.

Modi-Obama bear hug, chai pe charcha: Top pictures from US President's India visit

January 28, 2015 4:36 pm

US President Barack Obama's 3-day visit to India; the complete story captured in frames.

Obama, First Lady Michelle during At-Home reception on Republic Day

January 27, 2015 11:14 am

Barack Obama, Narendra Modi during an At-Home reception hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan.


Jaitley meets school media contest winners

January 27, 2016 11:11 am

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): The winners of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting's Republic Day School Media Contest met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and veteran Indian shooter and politician Rajyavardhan Rathore on Wednesday. The winners were awarded certificates and prizes for their contribution. The contests were held on Ministry's Facebook and Twitter page, where graffiti were invited from participants on various flagship programmes of the government. The competition was open for a fortnight from 1 to 14 January.

Wagah border: Performances ahead of beating retreat parade

January 26, 2016 5:32 pm

Punjab, Jan 26 (ANI): Ceremonial performances were witnessed during the Republic day celebrations on Wagah Border ahead of beating the retreat parade on Tuesday.The Border Security Forces (BSF) and the Pakistani Rangers on Tuesday exchanged sweets on the occasion of India's 67th Republic Day along the Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar in Punjab.

Islamabad: Republic day celebrated at Indian Consulate

January 26, 2016 5:32 pm

Islamabad, Jan 26 (ANI): While India celebrated Republic day with fervor, the day was also celebrated with energy and joy at the Indian consulate in Islamabad, Pakistan.The Indian National flag was hoisted at the Consulate along with slogans praising India.

67th Republic Day parade: Grand display of India’s military might

January 26, 2016 5:31 pm

India celebrates its 67th Republic Day with President Francois Hollande as the chief guest. President Pranab Mukherjee will take salute from the Indian military contingents. We bring you the latest.

Shani Shingnapur Temple controversy: 1,000 women to visit shrine

January 25, 2016 12:01 pm

Pune, Jan 25 (ANI): Women activist Trupti Desai on Monday said on Republic Day, around 1,000 women will go to the Shani Shingnapur Temple in Maharashtra. The sacred platform has been reportedly out of bounds for women as per centuries-old tradition. Desai added that it is a fight of women's self respect and will continue the fight for justice. Raising a question, she said when a man visits the temple then there is no problem, but when a woman goes it becomes unsacred? The prohibition of women entry has prompted lot of ruckus in recent days.

Nation on high alert ahead of Republic Day

January 25, 2016 5:50 am

New Delhi/Mumbai/ Srinagar, Jan 25 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in the entire nation ahead of Republic Day celebrations. Various check-posts have been set up in the national capital. The security forces have been kept on high alert in regard to the celebrations as they continued checking and frisking vehicles. Security arrangements have tightened at the Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. High alert has been issued in Jammu and Kashmir, especially in view of the recent Pathankot terror attack. Police personnel have been deployed in strength in the city, particularly around Bakshi Stadium, the venue for the main Republic Day parade in the Valley, to foil any attempts by militants.

PM Modi played a decisive role at COP 21: Francois Hollande

January 24, 2016 5:14 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande who is in India to attend the Republic Day celebrations, praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's participation at the recent COP 21 in Paris and said that he had played a decisive role at the climate summit. Addressing the India France Business Summit here, the President said that his visit has two main goals- consolidate strategic partnership with India and implement decisions taken during Prime Minister Modi's visit to France.