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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
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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.

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

Four hurdles to freedom: What India must resolve to shed on Independence Day
India

Four hurdles to freedom: What India must resolve to shed on Independence Day

One can think of at least four such major hurdles to a truly independent India.

PM's Independence Day Speech: From COVID-19 vaccine to call for 'atmanirbhar' India, highlights of Narendra Modi's address
India

PM's Independence Day Speech: From COVID-19 vaccine to call for 'atmanirbhar' India, highlights of Narendra Modi's address

Dressed in his customary kurta pyjama and safa, the prime minister, in his nearly 90-minute address, dwelt at length on his "atmanirbhar Bharat" campaign

Independence Day 2020: Security tightened in National Capital, Delhi Police issues traffic advisory
India

Independence Day 2020: Security tightened in National Capital, Delhi Police issues traffic advisory

People commuting from North to South Delhi have been advised to take alternative routes from Aurobindo Marg - Safdarjung Road, Connaught Place-Minto Road and Nizamuddin Bridge to cross Yamuna

Preps for Independence Day 2020 underway: 350 personnel participating in 15 Aug event quarantined; COVID-19 measures to be followed
India

Preps for Independence Day 2020 underway: 350 personnel participating in 15 Aug event quarantined; COVID-19 measures to be followed

This year, the Independence Day event on 15 August is likely to consist of only Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech, a 21-gun salute, the National Anthem, and the unfurling of the National Flag, reports said

Indian-origin DBS employee loses job for posting image of torn Singapore flag ahead of India's Independence Day
World

Indian-origin DBS employee loses job for posting image of torn Singapore flag ahead of India's Independence Day

Avijit Das Patnaik, an Indian-origin employee of Singapore's DBS Bank has lost his job after he posted on Facebook an image of the country's torn flag to reveal the Indian flag underneath on the eve of India's Independence Day

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says India is example of 'democracy, diversity' in South Asia, hails India-US bond
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.

Independence Day 2018: With 80-minute address, Narendra Modi resumes trend of delivering long speeches
India

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
India

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.

Satyameva Jayate movie review: John Abraham's action thriller is fairly illogical but entertaining in parts
Entertainment

Satyameva Jayate movie review: John Abraham's action thriller is fairly illogical but entertaining in parts

Satyameva Jayate is a fairly illogical commercial thriller fronted by two actors who deliver forceful performances.

Independence Day 2018: President Ram Nath Kovind approves 131 Gallantry Awards for members of military, paramilitary forces
India

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.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's family says history of Independence movement in India has been distorted
India

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's family says history of Independence movement in India has been distorted

Bose had gone missing in 1945 and some of his family members have rejected the theory that he had died in a plane crash in Taihoku in Taiwan on 18 August that year

CRPF officer Pramod Kumar killed in gun battle in Kashmir moments after unfurling national flag
India

CRPF officer Pramod Kumar killed in gun battle in Kashmir moments after unfurling national flag

CRPF commandant Pramod Kumar, had dutifully unfurled the national flag at the office of the CRPF’s Deputy Inspector General one hour before he was killed in a gun battle against militants in the Nowhatta region of Srinagar on Independence day

Not guns, dialogue is the only way to resolve Kashmir issue: CM Mehbooba Mufti
India

Not guns, dialogue is the only way to resolve Kashmir issue: CM Mehbooba Mufti

Asserting that gun will not solve any problem, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday hoped that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will complete the process started by Atal Bihari Vajpayee to address the state's problems which she attributed to the "mistakes" by successive central governments, starting from Jawaharlal Nehru

Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech: Pakistan media slams Balochistan remarks
World

Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech: Pakistan media slams Balochistan remarks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speeches, first, at the all-party meet and, second, at the Red Fort, on the occasion of India's Independence Day, has riled up neighbour Pakistan.

Rio 2016: Narendra Modi responds to Sachin Tendulkar's request to support Olympic-bound athletes
Sports

Rio 2016: Narendra Modi responds to Sachin Tendulkar's request to support Olympic-bound athletes

Sachin Tendulkar requested PM Narendra Modi to talk about the Indians at the Rio Olympics 2016 in his speech on 70th Independence Day, to which the latter responded promptly.

From Salman Rushdie to Chetan Bhagat: The navratna of new Indian storytelling
Life

From Salman Rushdie to Chetan Bhagat: The navratna of new Indian storytelling

Who would form the navratna of storytelling in the new India? From Salman Rushie to Chetan Bhagat, here's our list.

Watch Independence Day celebrations live on YouTube
News & Analysis

Watch Independence Day celebrations live on YouTube

India will be celebrating her 66th Independence Day tomorrow, on August 15, 2013. Like it happens each year, the national tricolour will be hoisted in