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Jan 26, 2019
Republic Day Parade: Tanks and artillery are passe, 26 Jan celebrations require renewed focus on power of peopleEven a good thing can be dulled by repetition and need not necessarily stay in step with the times
Nov 15, 2018
Donald Trump gives Republic Day a miss but chief guest Cyril Ramaphosa may hold key to boost India-South Africa tiesDue in part to cultural, historical and economic factors, South Africa has been an important partner for India.
Jul 14, 2018
Donald Trump as chief guest at Republic Day parade a stroke of genius; India has nothing to lose by inviting US presidentIt is unlikely that the invitation to Donald Trump to be the chief guest at the Republic Day parade would be be made public had the White House rejected it.
Jul 13, 2018
India invites US president Donald Trump to be Republic Day chief guest in 2019; White House yet to respondThe Narendra Modi government hosted Trump's predecessor Barack Obama at the Republic Day celebrations in 2015. If Trump agrees to accept the invite, his visit will likely be more dramatic and closely-watched than Obama's was.
Jan 25, 2018
Watch: A brief history of India's Republic Day paradeOn 26 January 1950, the newly-sworn President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, rode through the streets of Delhi to reach Irwin Amphitheatre (now Dhyan Chand National Stadium). This was the venue of the first ever Republic Day parade, where 3,000 officers of the armed forces, and more than 100 aircrafts had participated.