Parades, events mark Republic Day across India, but boycott call over citizenship bill mars celebrations in North East
A kaleidoscope of rich cultural heritage of states and their journey towards development was on display as colourful parades marked the 70th Republic Day which passed off peacefully amid tight security, though celebrations were marred in some parts of North East following a boycott call by outfits against the citizenship bill.
After 2018 fiasco, Congress president Rahul Gandhi gets front row seat at 70th Republic Day in New Delhi
While Rahul Gandhi got a front row seat, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad was seen seated in the second row
Cyril Ramaphosa discussed issues of mutual interest with Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh
Bhupen Hazarika provided music for acclaimed Bollywood movies
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wished the countrymen on the occasion of the 70th Republic Day. "Happy Republic Day to all fellow Indians," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted both in Hindi and English.
A day after his name was announced for the Bharat Ratna award, former president Pranab Mukherjee called upon countrymen to strive to protect and preserve the foundational ethics of justice, liberty, equality and fraternity as enshrined in the Constitution.
Bollywood celebrates Republic Day; Ranveer, Deepika on #1yearofPadmaavat : Social Media Stalkers' Guide
Salman Khan and John Abraham, whose patriotic films Bharat and Romeo Akbar Walter will release soon, wished fans on Republic Day
70th Republic Day celebrations: India showcases military strength, cultural diversity in presence of SA president Cyril Ramaphosa
India celebrated its 70th Republic Day with a grand display of its military might and rich cultural diversity as the ceremonial parade rolled down the majestic Rajpath in Delhi in presence of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as the chief guest.
Republic Day 2019: Mizoram governor addresses nearly empty hall amid boycott calls as protests rage against citizenship bill
Mizoram Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan on Saturday addressed an almost-empty venue on the 70th Republic Day, due to a statewide boycott call given by an umbrella organisation against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
Google Doddle showcases Rashtrapati Bhavan, India's rich heritage to mark country's 70th Republic Day
Search giant Google on Saturday dedicated a special doodle to mark India's 70th Republic Day, which captured the country's architectural and cultural legacy as well as its rich bio-diversity.
Republic Day 2019: 23 Delhi police officers, including six women, to be awarded medals for exemplary service
23 Delhi Police officers, including six women, will be conferred Police Medals for their exemplary service on India’s 70th Republic Day.
Residents of Delhi braved cold weather conditions to throng to Rajpath to witness the 70th Republic Day celebrations as the minimum temperature settled at six degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.
Daily Bulletin: 70th Republic Day celebrations to take place in Delhi amid tight security; President to give out top civilian, military awards; day's top stories
The iconic Republic Day parade, which will see 22 tableaus of states and central government departments, will begin with the laying of a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. South African president Cyril Ramaphosa will be the chief guest at the event in Delhi.
Republic Day parade offers citizens only chance to thank soldiers, there's no need to demilitarise it
Republic Day parade gives the people only opportunity to turn out in large numbers to cheer, respect, and show an indebtedness to the men and women in uniform
Ahead of 70th Republic Day, President Ram Nath Kovind urges people to perform 'sacred act' of voting
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday gave a clarion call to people to perform the "sacred act" of voting.
Aligarh MP flays AMU authorities for issuing notice to ABVP leader over organising Tiranga yatra during classroom hours
BJP MP Satish Gautam Friday slammed AMU authorities for issuing a show cause notice to an ABVP student leader for organising a 'Tiranga yatra' on the campus
Daily Bulletin: SC to hear plea on Nageswara Rao's appointment; Kovind's Republic Day address at 7pm; Rahul in Bhubaneswar; day's top stories
Day's top stories: Hearing in Supreme Court on plea challenging Nageswara Rao's appointment; Ram Nath Kovind to address the nation on the eve of the 70th Republic Day; rains along with thunderstorms and hail are expected in Delhi; and more.
President Ram Nath Kovind to address nation on eve of 70th Republic Day; speech to be broadcast on All India Radio
The AIR will broadcast regional language versions of Ram Nath Kovind's Republic Day address 9.30 pm onwards on its respective regional networks.