72nd Independence Day
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Empire State Building and Niagara Falls in the US were illuminated in Tricolour to mark India's 72nd Independence Day. Many other events were organised by the Indians in US to celebrate the day
Shiv Sena picks faults with PM Narendra Modi's Independence Day 2018 speech; says India can't be superpower with failing currency
The Shiv Sena on Thursday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech "fireworks of numbers, announcements and schemes" and slammed him for the depreciating rupee.
On 72nd Independence Day, India must introspect; there are better ways to express nationalism than chest-thumping
The 15th of August is not just Independence Day but also a day of introspection. Patriotism is not just of the chest-thumping variety. It is also the quieter, softer variation of helping the nation grow, through teaching its citizens to question.
Independence Day 2018: Congress, Arvind Kejriwal taunt BJP over Amit Shah's fumble during flag hoisting at party headquarters
The Congress and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday took a swipe at the BJP after Amit Shah fumbled with hoisting the tricolour and it slid to the ground at the ruling party's headquarters.
CJI Dipak Misra breaks silence over judges' dissent, says, 'Don't destroy or weaken the system, transform it'
"There may be some elements who try to weaken the institution," but "I and you (lawyer community) together will refuse to succumb," CJI Dipak Misra said in an apparent reference to discordant voices coming from within the top judiciary and outside
UK returns 'stolen' Buddha idol from Bihar's Nalanda 57 years later to mark India's 72nd Independence Day
UK's government on Wednesday returned a Buddha statue stolen from a museum in Bihar's Nalanda to mark India's 72nd Independence Day
On India's 72nd Independence Day, George Orwell's essay on freedom of the press makes for a timely read
"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear," George Orwell wrote in his essay highlighting the importance of upholding freedom of the press
Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'impatient to take India to new heights': Full text of PM's Independence Day Speech
In his last Independence Day address as India's 15th Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the country was on a new trajectory of growth due to initiatives in the last four years of his government and asserted that he was impatient to take the country ahead of many others in the world.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says India is example of 'democracy, diversity' in South Asia, hails India-US bond
Mike Pompeo, in his message on behalf of the US government on the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day, the US Secretary of State lauded the contribution of the vibrant Indian-American diaspora and young students in strengthening ties between America and India.
Narendra Modi says govt will unveil new agriculture export policy soon, on track to double farmers' income by 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said a new agriculture export policy will be unveiled soon to boost farm income as the government is on track to achieve the target of doubling farmers' income by 2022.
Independence Day 2018: With 80-minute address, Narendra Modi resumes trend of delivering long speeches
After delivering his shortest Independence Day speech last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi resumed his trend of delivering long speeches and spoke for over 80 minutes while addressing the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort.
Narendra Modi paints optimistic image of India in I-Day speech, says from 'fragile five', it's now land of opportunity
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed the nation from the Red Fort on the occasion of the nation's 72nd Independence Day. He spoke on a range of issues from new schemes to women empowerment, Kashmir and sanitation.
72nd Independence Day: From Modicare, rule of law to North East, PM delivers 'feel good' speech on a 'feel good' day
In his Independence Day speech a Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi avoided the Hindu-Muslim trap, wanted India to move ahead of the pack and we liked it
Independence Day speech: Narendra Modi announces Rs 5 lakh healthcare scheme, manned mission to space by 2022
On the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation for the last time in his current term. In his speech, Modi lauded the NDA government for its commitment to the development that has marked a space for India.
Independence Day 2018: Narendra Modi asserts India's development under NDA govt, says country 'brimming with self-confidence'
In his last Independence Day address ahead of the next Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday spoke at length about the progress India has made under his government and asserted that its rise is being hailed by the world.
Independence Day 2018: President Ram Nath Kovind approves 131 Gallantry Awards for members of military, paramilitary forces
On the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind has approved 131 Gallantry Awards to members of Armed Forces personnel and Paramilitary Forces.
On India's 72nd Independence Day, the only section of people who seem independent are the radical Hindu groups: They recognise no authority, bristle at the control imposed on them and feel they have no obligation to others
Daily Bulletin: PM addresses nation in last Independence Day speech before election; Reliance GigaFibre pre-bookings start today
All eyes are on the Red Fort ramparts today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi giving the last Independence Day Speech of his current term in the Lok sabha, and other top stories of the day
PM Narendra Modi to deliver last Independence Day speech of term; address to include topics of education, reservation system
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unfurl the national flag and address the nation from the historic Red Fort on the 72nd Independence Day on Wednesday.
Nirmala Sitharaman plans major reforms in armed forces, says no efforts will be spared to provide soldiers all facilities
Sitharaman said a contract for procurement of nearly 2 lakh bullet-proof jackets with best of the class specifications is underway, while in order to ensure faster decision-making, be it for the day to day requirements of the troops or the ammunitions, greater powers have been delegated to the force headquarters and other lower functionaries.