J&K govt orders 'immediate' transfer of Srinagar, Jammu airports to CISF in view of DSP Davinder Singh arrest
Airports in Srinagar and Jammu are to be 'immediately' brought under the security cover of the CISF in view of the arrest of DSP Davinder Singh, a Jammu and Kashmir government order has said
Arrested cop Davinder Singh is a 'black sheep', was part of conspiracy with terrorists, says advisor to Jammu and Kashmir L-G
Terming Deputy Superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police Davinder Singh, arrested in the company of two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, as a "black sheep", Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu's advisor Farooq Khan on Tuesday said the credit to identify and nab him goes to the state police, which has a history of making thousands of sacrifices in the fight against terrorism.
J&K Police refutes reports of Davinder Singh being awarded gallantry medal by MHA, asks media to avoid 'speculative stories'
The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday refuted media reports claiming that Davinder Singh had been awarded the prestigious President's Police Medal for Meritorious Service on Independence Day 2019.
Attack on Umar Khalid: Delhi court sends accused to two-day police custody after cops say custodial interrogation required
A Delhi court on Tuesday sent two people, who had allegedly attacked JNU student leader Umar Khalid in front of the Constitution Club, to two-day police custody. The incident took place on 13 August and they were arrested from Haryana a week later.
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.
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.
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
Independence Day wishes poured in on Twitter, as social media users shared what freedom and independence meant to them.
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 Updates: In last 15 August address of his term, Narendra Modi sets tone for 2019 battle
The Congress party tweeted out a video of BJP national president Amit Shah, trying to unfurl the National Flag. However, instead of climbing up the mast, the flag accidentally came down. Shah, quickly realised his mistake and hoisted the flag properly.
Narendra Modi pledges for 'new India' in Independence Day speech at Red Fort, launches Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort Modi said that the country was transformed from being seen as among the fragile five, to the land of ‘reform, perform and transform"
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.
Independence Day 2018: Naveen Patnaik launches health welfare scheme across state to benefit 70 lakh families
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced the start of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY), a universal health coverage scheme, in Odisha from Wednesday while unfurling the national flag at Mahatma Gandhi Road here during a drizzle.
Independence Day 2018: Narendra Modi says 'some people' stalling triple talaq bills passage in Parliament
In his Independence Day address here, he underlined his commitment to the passage of the instant triple talaq legislation in Parliament. He blamed "some people", an apparent reference to opposition parties like the Congress, for stalling its passage in the recent Monsoon session.
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.
Modi said India was proud of its scientists, who were excelling in their research and were at the forefront of innovation.
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.
72nd Independence day: Security beefed up in Jammu and Kashmir; 'Tiranga march' taken out in Amritsar
Tight security arrangements have been put in place across Jammu division to ensure a peaceful and violence free Independence Day
Independence Day 2018: Indian Consulate in New York to showcase Kathak dance fest at stunning Battery Park location on 15 August
The Indian Consulate in New York City is hosting a string of events to coincide with India’s 72nd independence Day celebrations, starting with the flag hoisting ceremony from 10 - 11 (by invitation) am at 3 East 64th Street in uptown New York, overlooking Central Park. For those taking public transport to the venue, subway stops at 59th and 68th are the closest walking distance away from the Indian consulate.