Articles about Independence Day
09 Dec 2021India
Group Captain Varun Singh of the Indian Air Force is the only survivor of Wednesday's tragic chopper crash near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.
27 Sep 2021India
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 2021Entertainment
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 2021India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation from the Red Fort in New Delhi to mark India's 75th Independence Day.
14 Aug 2021India
The Union Home Ministry on Saturday issued a notification declaring that August 14 will be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day to salute those who sacrificed their lives during the country's partition, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement to this effect.
14 Aug 2021India
Security arrangements have been beefed up across West Bengal to prevent any untoward incident during the 75th Independence Day celebrations, police said on Saturday.
13 Aug 2021Entertainment
Noted screenwriter-lyricist Javed Akhtar says today filmmakers use songs in movies as an obligation for revenue and not as a narrative tool because they are "embarrassed" about it.
13 Aug 2021India
Security has been tightened in Kashmir ahead of the Independence Day celebrations as the forces are resorting to technical surveillance including the use of drones to monitor the situation, officials said on Friday.
31 Jan 2021India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 73rd edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.
14 Sep 2020India
Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of the Serum Institute of India (SII), that has taken up the mammoth task of mass-producing the vaccine for novel coronavirus, asserted that the vaccine will not be available for the entire world before the end of 2024.
23 Aug 2020India
The Uttar Pradesh Police has booked a BJP leader's son for printing fake NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) textbooks worth Rs. 35-50 crore, News18 reported.
18 Aug 2020India
With a threat of derailment looming large over Naga Peace talks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is learned to have roped in Arvind Kumar, the Director of Intelligence Bureau, to steer the conversations in the right direction.
17 Aug 2020Technology
Over the weekend, a lot happened in the world of technology.
16 Aug 2020Technology
This week, several big players made headlines in the world of technology.
16 Aug 2020Politics
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar expressed his annoyance over Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's absence at a traditional tea party at the Raj Bhawan to celebrate the 74th Independence Day on Saturday.
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the occasion of India's 74th Independence Day, a sophisticated military tech developed by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) formed a part of his security.
Breaking taboos pertaining to menstruation and taking many by surprise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government delivered sanitary pads to poor women across India at Re. 1.
With the world counting on a coronavirus vaccine to save it from the disease that has taken 763,572 lives so far, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India is ready to mass-produce the vaccine once it's developed.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort, his seventh straight address since 2014, where he focused on making India self-reliant and steering the country towards a new direction in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
15 Aug 2020Technology
Every single village in India will be connected with optical fiber within three years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced.
After unfurling the tricolor at the Red Fort on India's 74th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation, noting that the country is witnessing unprecedented times.
On Saturday, India's 74th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the National Flag at Red Fort, for the seventh straight time. He first unfurled the tricolor at the Mughal-era monument in 2014.
15 Aug 2020Business
As part of the Independence Day offerings, Airtel has announced that it will provide free 1,000GB data to all the customers who purchase a new Xstream Fiber Home Broadband connection.
Two cops belonging to the IRP battalion in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir were martyred in a terrorist ambush along the Nowgam bypass, on the outskirts of Srinagar today.
14 Aug 2020Politics
Home Minister Amit Shah informed through a tweet on Friday that he tested negative for coronavirus, twelve days after he contracted the infection.
Delhi is on high alert as reports of a possible terror strike in Delhi within the next few days have surfaced.
Each Independence Day celebration trumps the last one with respect to grandeur, but this year India will have watered-down festivities, considering the coronavirus pandemic.
11 Aug 2020India
More than a year after an internet blackout was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir, two districts will get 4G services after Independence Day, albeit on a trial basis, the Centre told Supreme Court on Tuesday.
10 Aug 2020Auto
In a bid to boost sales this Independence Day, Renault has announced a host of deals and offers on its Duster, Triber, and KWID models.
01 Aug 2020Entertainment
The trailer of Janhvi Kapoor-starrer biopic Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is out, and it does not look half bad.
29 Jul 2020India
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday unveiled the guidelines for the third phase of unlocking from the coronavirus lockdown, called 'Unlock 3.0'.
29 Jul 2020Politics
For the third time since Rajasthan plunged into a political crisis, Governor Kalraj Mishra rejected Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's proposal for an Assembly session, prompting the senior Congress leader to head towards Raj Bhavan to understand "what the Governor wants."
24 Jul 2020India
With Independence Day approaching, the Centre has gotten busy planning intricate details of the event at the Red Fort, while keeping in mind the coronavirus pandemic.
04 Jul 2020India
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Saturday said that it is acting in accordance with globally-accepted norms by setting a mid-August target for developing a COVID-19 vaccine.
02 Jul 2020World
In a worrying development, the United States reported 52,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, its biggest spike ever since.