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PM Modi to address nation on Independence Day for 9th straight time
India

PM Modi to address nation on Independence Day for 9th straight time

The government had launched a host of programmes, including 'Har Ghar Tiranga', in the run up to the 75th anniversary of the independence

India@75: From Jawaharlal Nehru to Narendra Modi, a throwback to Independence Day at Red Fort
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India@75: From Jawaharlal Nehru to Narendra Modi, a throwback to Independence Day at Red Fort

Since 1947, the Red Fort has served as an iconic platform from where prime ministers like Jawaharlal Nehru, Morarji Desai and Atal Bihari Vajpayee have delivered powerful speeches to invoke the feeling of patriotism among people

Explained: Why the Tricolour is hoisted on Independence Day but unfurled on Republic Day
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Explained: Why the Tricolour is hoisted on Independence Day but unfurled on Republic Day

The national flag flies high on Independence Day as well as Republic Day. However, there are key differences between the two — the prime minister 'hoists' the Tiranga, whereas the President 'unfurls' it

India@75: The monuments and places that stand testimony to India’s freedom struggle
India

India@75: The monuments and places that stand testimony to India’s freedom struggle

Whether it was the Lucknow Residency in 1857, the Jhansi fort in 1858, Jallianwala Bagh in 1919, or Dandi in Gujarat in 1930, the memories stored within these places motivated Indians into breaking the torturous chains of colonial rule

Ministry of Culture to organise 'Tiranga bike rally' from Red Fort to Parliament for all MPs
India

Ministry of Culture to organise 'Tiranga bike rally' from Red Fort to Parliament for all MPs

Union minister Pralhad Joshi said that it was a culture ministry programme and not of his party, and asked MPs to join the rally

India never posed threat to any country; has followed Sikh Gurus' ideals: PM Modi
India

India never posed threat to any country; has followed Sikh Gurus' ideals: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the sacrifice of Guru Tegh Bahadur has inspired many generations of India to live and die to protect the dignity of their culture, for its honour and respect

Narendra Modi to address nation from Red Fort on 400th Parkash Purb of Guru Tegh Bahadur
India

Narendra Modi to address nation from Red Fort on 400th Parkash Purb of Guru Tegh Bahadur

The programme will be organised by the Ministry of Culture in collaboration with the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee.

BJP and its organisations seem to be creating communal problems in India: Sharad Pawar
Politics

BJP and its organisations seem to be creating communal problems in India: Sharad Pawar

The reason for this situation is that the total approach of the BJP and some of its organisations seems to be about creating communal problems in India, he alleged.

Interview | We have performed Qawwalis all over the globe, but there is no place like India: Ghulam Waris Nizami
Arts & Culture

Interview | We have performed Qawwalis all over the globe, but there is no place like India: Ghulam Waris Nizami

Qawwali singer Ghulam Waris Nizami of the famed Nizami Brothers performed in front of a packed audience at a 10-day cultural extravaganza hosted at the Red Fort from 25 March to 3 April, as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations

In pics: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi, others celebrate Yoga Utsav at Red Fort
India

In pics: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi, others celebrate Yoga Utsav at Red Fort

The 'Yoga Utsav' at the Red Fort was a part of the countdown to the International Yoga Day 2022 which will be celebrated on 21 June, like every year

World Health Day: Ayush Ministry to celebrate Yoga Mahotsav at Red Fort
India

World Health Day: Ayush Ministry to celebrate Yoga Mahotsav at Red Fort

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla is expected to be the Chief Guest at the event

PM Modi, HM Amit Shah to attend event to mark 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur at Red Fort
India

PM Modi, HM Amit Shah to attend event to mark 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur at Red Fort

The prime minister will release a commemorative coin and a postage stamp during the event that will be held from 20-21 April

Actor Deep Sidhu, accused in Red Fort violence, dies in road accident near Sonipat
India

Actor Deep Sidhu, accused in Red Fort violence, dies in road accident near Sonipat

Police said the actor rammed his car into a standing truck near Pipli toll on Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway

Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission to revolutionise India’s healthcare system
India

Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission to revolutionise India’s healthcare system

The platform will help create an integrated digital health infrastructure in the country

Bell Bottom movie review: Akshay Kumar's 'subversive' film is no improvement on his harebrained patriotic fare
Entertainment

Bell Bottom movie review: Akshay Kumar's 'subversive' film is no improvement on his harebrained patriotic fare

Bell Bottom is a continuation of Akshay Kumar’s slew of ‘nationalistic’ movies, hiding in the facade of a "fast-paced spy thriller."

On 75th Independence Day, PM says govt to develop e-commerce platform for products made by women SHGs
India

On 75th Independence Day, PM says govt to develop e-commerce platform for products made by women SHGs

Praising women self-help groups, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said there are more than eight crore women in the villages who are associated with them

Independence Day 2021: Delhi traffic police issues advisory ahead of celebrations
India

Independence Day 2021: Delhi traffic police issues advisory ahead of celebrations

Traffic around Red Fort, from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on Independence Day, will remain closed for general traffic from 4 am to 10 am

Red Fort violence: Hours after getting bail, Deep Sidhu arrested in connection with FIR lodged by ASI
India

Red Fort violence: Hours after getting bail, Deep Sidhu arrested in connection with FIR lodged by ASI

The Archaeological Survey of India had filed an FIR against the actor for allegedly damaging public property during the farmers' tractor parade violence on Republic Day at Red Fort

Red Fort violence: Delhi Court grants bail to Deep Sidhu, rejects police argument that actor a flight risk
India

Red Fort violence: Delhi Court grants bail to Deep Sidhu, rejects police argument that actor a flight risk

The court noted that the accused was in custody since 9 February, 2021, with 14 days of remand in police custody. It said that a police plea for further incarceration for the sole purpose of voice sampling was not justifiable

Republic Day violence: Delhi Police arrest man who climbed Red Fort tomb on 26 January
India

Republic Day violence: Delhi Police arrest man who climbed Red Fort tomb on 26 January

Jaspreet Singh, who was arrested by a Crime Branch team on Saturday, had allegedly climbed one of the tombs of the Red Fort during the violence that broke out during the farmers' protest in Delhi