Independence Day: News

18 Jun 2024

Allu Arjun

'Pushpa 2' and 'Chhava' set for December box office clash

The release of Allu Arjun's much-awaited film, Pushpa 2: The Rule, has been postponed to December 6, 2024.

17 Jun 2024

Allu Arjun

'Pushpa 2' release postponed, eyeing December 2024 premiere: Report

The much-awaited sequel to the 2021 blockbuster, Pushpa: The Rise, has been postponed according to a new Pinkvilla report.

07 Jun 2024

Abhishek Banerjee

John Abraham-Sharvari's 'Vedaa' release date shifted to Independence Day 2024

The much-anticipated film, Vedaa, featuring John Abraham and Sharvari, has had its release date postponed from July 12 to August 15, 2024.

25 Jan 2024

Republic Day

75th Republic Day: Gallantry medals announced for 1,132 personnel

On the eve of the 75th Republic Day, President Droupadi Murmu announced the annual gallantry/service awards.

Bilkis Bano rapists to be re-jailed, SC rebukes Gujarat government

The Supreme Court on Monday quashed the Gujarat government's order to grant remission and premature release to 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano's 2002 gangrape case.

16 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'OMG 2' ends Akshay Kumar's commercial drought

Akshay Kumar needed a much-needed comeback at the box office and OMG 2 served him right!

16 Aug 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: Sunny Deol's 'Gadar 2' is unstoppable

Bollywood has woken up from its deep slumber!

15 Aug 2023

London

UK street performer's patriotic song renditions make netizens emotional

A viral video of a musician singing heartfelt songs on the streets of London to commemorate India's 77th Independence Day has captured the attention of many on the internet.

15 Aug 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Can't become Vishwaguru if Manipur, Nuh…: Kejriwal

In his Independence Day speech on Tuesday, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal questioned how India will become "Vishwaguru" (world leader) if conflicts such as those in Manipur and Haryana's Nuh continue.

15 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

Eyeing 2024 Lok Sabha polls, PM Modi makes big promises

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made several promises to the people of the country on the 77th Independence Day on Tuesday.

15 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

Peace and development: Top quotes from PM Modi's I-Day address

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the Red Fort in Delhi to mark India's 77th Independence Day on Tuesday.

15 Aug 2023

Google

Independence Day: Google Doodle celebrates India's rich legacy of textiles

India's timeless arts and crafts have remained a testament to the nation's rich cultural legacy and artistic excellence.

15 Aug 2023

Bollywood Films

'Lagaan' to 'Sardar Udham': Must-watch pride-inducing movies on Independence Day

Patriotism is in the air as India celebrates its 77th Independence Day on Tuesday.

15 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

Independence Day 2023: PM Modi dons multi-colored Rajasthani-style turban

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wore a multi-colored Rajasthani-style turban with a long tail on the occasion of India's 77th Independence Day on Tuesday.

15 Aug 2023

India

Major historical events that paved way for free India

The long and determined effort of the Indians to gain complete freedom remains a testament to their resolute determination.

15 Aug 2023

India

Landmarks that defined India's struggle for freedom

Independence Day isn't just a date on the calendar; it's a day that reminds us of India's hard-earned struggle for freedom.

14 Aug 2023

Books

Books to include in your Independence Day reading list

India's enduring fight for freedom imparts multiple lessons.

14 Aug 2023

Lashkar-e-Taiba

Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed planning terror attacks on August 15: Report

Pakistani terror groups like Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) are allegedly planning to target public places and security establishments on India's 77th Independence Day, India Today reported citing sources.

India printed currency for Pakistan for one year after independence 

After gaining independence from British colonial rule in 1947, India and Pakistan encountered several immediate challenges in their paths to nationhood.

14 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

I-Day: 10,000 cops, facial recognition cameras at Red Fort

With the national capital gearing up to celebrate India's 77th Independence Day, foolproof security arrangements have been made across Delhi and especially at the Red Fort from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on Tuesday.

14 Aug 2023

Punjab

Pro-Khalistan group to rally for Sikh prisoners on Independence Day

The Qaumi Insaaf Morcha (QIM), reportedly a pro-Khalistan group, has announced to observe Independence Day as "Black Day" and hold a protest march to Chandigarh, demanding the release of Sikh prisoners who have completed their sentences.

14 Aug 2023

India

Independence Day 2023: 76th or 77th anniversary? Know here

India attained freedom on August 15, 1947, putting an end to nearly 200 years of British colonial rule.

14 Aug 2023

Fashion Tips

Tricolor-inspired outfits to try this Independence Day

With Independence Day approaching, celebrations are likely planned in our schools, colleges, workplaces, and neighborhoods.

11 Aug 2023

Travel And Tourism

Independence Day long weekend: 5 amazing getaways from Bengaluru

A long weekend is awaiting you with the upcoming holiday of Independence Day. This means it is an opportunity for you to plan for a long weekend trip.

10 Aug 2023

Travel And Tourism

Offbeat getaways from Delhi for your 4-day Independence Day weekend

Independence Day is just around the corner. With it comes a promising 4-day long weekend, ideal for a quick getaway.

16 Aug 2022

India

Independence Day: Do this with the Indian flag after celebrations

Every year, several households and communities in India hoist the national flag on Independence Day with much fervor and enthusiasm.

15 Aug 2022

Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi, Mohanlal, more extend Independence Day wishes

As the nation is celebrating its 75th Independence Day, celebrities have been sharing photos and quotes on social media to extend their wishes to the fans.

15 Aug 2022

India

India@75: National Flag unfurled in space by Space Kidz India

As India celebrates its 76th Independence Day, the team at Space Kidz India played their part by unfurling the national flag in space.

15 Aug 2022

Akshay Kumar

SRK to Kartik Aaryan, here's how Bollywood celebrated Independence Day

India is celebrating its 75th year of independence on Monday!

15 Aug 2022

Ronnie Screwvala

Watch: Ishaan Khatter dons a fierce avatar in 'Pippa' teaser

Pippa, the war epic starring actor Ishaan Khatter at its fore is one of the highly awaited projects to come out of Bollywood this year.

15 Aug 2022

Dharma Productions

'JugJugg Jeeyo' re-released in theaters on Independence Day

In the midst of the ongoing box office tussle between Laal Singh Chaddha and Raksha Bandhan, Dharma Productions announced the re-release of its film JugJugg Jeeyo.

15 Aug 2022

West Bengal

Markets witness 'unprecedented' national flag demand, courtesy 'Har Ghar Tiranga'

The Centre's Har Ghar Tiranga campaign to commemorate the country's 75th anniversary of independence has helped propel the demand for the tricolor, with flag makers and traders reporting an increase in orders and purchases of the national flag.

15 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi's I-Day address: Introduces Panch Pran, attacks dynasty politics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered the traditional August 15 address from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of the 76th Independence Day.

14 Aug 2022

Street Food

5 tricolor food recipes to try this Independence Day

Festivals are all about fun, frolic, and of course, FOOD!

14 Aug 2022

Delhi

How is Delhi gearing up for Independence Day?

The Red Fort, which is the main venue for India's 76th Independence Day celebrations on Monday, has been secured with a multi-layered security cover.

14 Aug 2022

Alia Bhatt

#IndependenceDaySpecial: Noteworthy Indian film characters who found personal freedom

Independence comes in all guises, ways, and forms.

13 Aug 2022

India

'Har Ghar Tiranga': Give your home décor a tricolor revamp!

The 75th Independence Day is just around the corner, and our excitement is already flying high.

13 Aug 2022

Shah Rukh Khan

#IndependenceDaySpecial: Goosebumps-inducing Tamil films to watch from 'Indian' to 'Rocketry'

India will celebrate its 75 years of independence this year.

12 Aug 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi: 6 arrested with over 2,000 cartridges before Independence Day

Delhi Police have arrested six people for their alleged involvement in the smuggling of ammunition ahead of Independence Day, NDTV reported on Friday.

12 Aug 2022

India

Independence Day long weekend: Cultural spots to visit and explore

Visiting the monuments in India hits different when it's done on Independence Day.

12 Aug 2022

Shah Rukh Khan

#IndependenceDaySpecial: Tracing Indian cinema's journey from monochromatic films to OTT

The Hindi film industry, or Bollywood, is one of India's stanchions and comprises the country's staple diet along with cricket and politics.

12 Aug 2022

India Post

India Post sells 1 crore national flags in 10 days

As part of the ongoing Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, India Post has sold a whopping one crore national flags in just 10 days.

10 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi

Independence Day 2022: Taj Mahal won't be illuminated with tricolor

In order to mark the country's 75 years of independence, the Government of India is celebrating Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

06 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate 'Iconic Week Celebrations' today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the "Iconic Week Celebrations" of the Ministries of Finance and Corporate Affairs in Delhi on Monday.

25 Jan 2022

Delhi

Delhi reduces number of 'dry days' from 21 to 3

The Delhi excise department has reduced the number of dry days in the national capital to just three this year, down from 21.

27 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

#AzadiKaAmritMahotsav: Swachh Bharat-2.0 to AMRUT- 2.0, Centre starts week-long celebrations

To commemorate 75 years of independence, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on Monday kicked off a series of week-long events and special programs as part of the "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav."

15 Aug 2021

Kangana Ranaut

'83' producer announces film franchise 'Azad Hind' on Independence Day

Producer Vishnu Vardhan Induri, who has backed projects like Ranveer Singh's 83 and Thalaivi, announced a new film franchise on the occasion of Independence Day today.

15 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi

'Sabka Vikas, Sabka Prayaas,' says PM Modi on 75th I-Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation from the Red Fort in New Delhi to mark India's 75th Independence Day.