Independence Day

Showing of 1 - 20 from 636 results
Independence Day - Total results - 636
Narendra Modi launches National Digital Health Mission; all you need to know about new health ID
India

Narendra Modi launches National Digital Health Mission; all you need to know about new health ID

The health ID will contain information about medical data, prescriptions and diagnostic reports and summaries of previous discharge from hospitals for ailments

'Testing times for democracy': Sonia Gandhi, on India's 74th Independence Day, says citizens need to introspect
Politics

'Testing times for democracy': Sonia Gandhi, on India's 74th Independence Day, says citizens need to introspect

The interim Congress chief said that 'the present government, is standing contrary to democratic system, constitutional values'

Nepal's KP Oli speaks to Narendra Modi for first time since map row, wishes India on Independence Day
India

Nepal's KP Oli speaks to Narendra Modi for first time since map row, wishes India on Independence Day

The Nepalese prime minister also congratulated Modi for India's recent election to the UNSC as a non-permanent member

Scaled down I-Day celebrations with socially-distanced audience at Red Fort; states unfurl Tricolour to mark occasion
Photos

Scaled down I-Day celebrations with socially-distanced audience at Red Fort; states unfurl Tricolour to mark occasion

India on Saturday celebrated its 74th Independence Day in a subdued manner due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Rise in COVID-19 cases in rural areas of Maharashtra a cause of concern, says Rajesh Tope
India

Rise in COVID-19 cases in rural areas of Maharashtra a cause of concern, says Rajesh Tope

Speaking at an Independence Day function in Jalna, the health minister said that despite the rise in infections, the COVID-19 recovery rate in the state was also high

Pranab Mukherjee's health critical, continues to be on ventilator support, says Army Hospital
India

Pranab Mukherjee's health critical, continues to be on ventilator support, says Army Hospital

The former president had tested COVID-19 positive, in addition to undergoing a brain surgery, on Monday

Why are those sitting in power scared of naming China, asks Congress' Randeep Singh Surjewala
Politics

Why are those sitting in power scared of naming China, asks Congress' Randeep Singh Surjewala

The Congress spokesperson's comments came in wake of Modi's Independence Day speech where he had made an oblique reference to the Galwan Valley clash, without naming China

Independence Day 2020 Songs: 5 Best Bollywood Patriotic songs to celebrate 74th India Independence Day
Entertainment

Independence Day 2020 Songs: 5 Best Bollywood Patriotic songs to celebrate 74th India Independence Day

From Uri: The Surgical Strike's 'Challa' to 'Vande Mataram' from India's Most Wanted, Bollywood has had a lot to offer in terms of patriotic songs since last year.

Independence Day 2020 Movies: 5 Best Patriotic Bollywood Movies to watch on 74th India Independence Day
Entertainment

Independence Day 2020 Movies: 5 Best Patriotic Bollywood Movies to watch on 74th India Independence Day

From Kesari to Gunjan Saxena, 2019-20 saw multiple Bollywood productions in the genre of patriotic films

Independence Day PM Speech 2020 Updates: COVID-19 won't stop India's dream of becoming self-reliant, says PM
India

Independence Day PM Speech 2020 Updates: COVID-19 won't stop India's dream of becoming self-reliant, says PM

Independence Day 2020 Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that a special campaign with a holistic approach is also being worked out to reduce pollution in 100 selected cities of country.

How the films Jagriti and Bedari, mirroring each other, underline India and Pakistan’s shared culture
Entertainment

How the films Jagriti and Bedari, mirroring each other, underline India and Pakistan’s shared culture

As elucidated by the two films, Indians and Pakistanis are far more alike than some of us would want to admit, and one can pass off for the other without too much effort.

Independence Day 2020: PM hoists the Tricolour from Red Fort; history and significance behind celebration of India's freedom
India

Independence Day 2020: PM hoists the Tricolour from Red Fort; history and significance behind celebration of India's freedom

On the day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's seventh Independence Day speech from the Red Fort, celebrations will remain subdued owing to the coronavirus pandemic

Independence Day 2020 LIVE Streaming: When and Where to Watch PM Narendra Modi’s speech
India

Independence Day 2020 LIVE Streaming: When and Where to Watch PM Narendra Modi’s speech

The prime minister's speech will be broadcast live by the national public broadcaster Doordarshan after the the hoisting of the National Flag on the ramparts of Red Fort in Delhi

Independence Day 2020: From 'stroke of midnight' to 'Swaraj is my birthright'; quotes that stood test of time
India

Independence Day 2020: From 'stroke of midnight' to 'Swaraj is my birthright'; quotes that stood test of time

The fight for freedom saw stalwarts like Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Mahatma Gandhi, Chandra Shekhar Azad, BR Ambedkar, Bhagat Singh, Sarojini Naidu among others raise the spirit of the nation with their fiery speeches

Independence Day 2020: Origin, controversies and other interesting facts about Tricolour, National Anthem
India

Independence Day 2020: Origin, controversies and other interesting facts about Tricolour, National Anthem

The current form of the Indian national flag came into existence after a series of developments and modifications. Likewise the National Anthem, too, has its own history and its fair share of controversy

Ram Nath Kovind refers to Galwan Valley clash in Independence Day speech, says India can give 'befitting reply' to aggression
India

Ram Nath Kovind refers to Galwan Valley clash in Independence Day speech, says India can give 'befitting reply' to aggression

The president also said the country is indebted to doctors, nurses and other health workers who have been on the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Independence Day 2020: Ram Nath Kovind to address nation shortly; Doordarshan, AIR to broadcast speech
India

Independence Day 2020: Ram Nath Kovind to address nation shortly; Doordarshan, AIR to broadcast speech

The country is gearing up for the 74th Independence Day celebrations amid the coronavirus pandemic this year, due to which, the event at Delhi's Red Fort is likely to be "muted"

President announces Shaurya Chakra, Sena medals for defence personnel on eve of Independence Day; here's the full list
India

President announces Shaurya Chakra, Sena medals for defence personnel on eve of Independence Day; here's the full list

President Ram Nath Kovind approved sena medals for 31 army personnel and Shaurya Chakra for four defence personnel, including an IAF wing commander

Independence Day 2020: Here is how to download and send themed WhatsApp stickers
News & Analysis

Independence Day 2020: Here is how to download and send themed WhatsApp stickers

Users can download Independence Day themed WhatsApp stickers apps from PlayStore.

Independence Day 2020: Police asks invitees for Red Fort ceremony to skip event if they had COVID-19 symptoms recently
India

Independence Day 2020: Police asks invitees for Red Fort ceremony to skip event if they had COVID-19 symptoms recently

The police also requested invitees to follow COVID-19 guidelines issued by the MHA and the Health Ministry at all times during the celebration at the Red Fort