Articles about India Gate

India Gate foundation stone laid exactly 100 years ago

11 Feb 2021

India
India Gate foundation stone laid exactly 100 years ago

The foundation stone of the All India War Memorial Arch in Delhi, or India Gate as it is known today, was laid on February 10 in 1921 by the British royal Duke of Connaught during his visit to the country, according to old records.

SFJ announces $350K reward for unfurling 'Khalistani flag' on Parliament

27 Jan 2021

India
SFJ announces $350K reward for unfurling 'Khalistani flag' on Parliament

The banned pro-Khalistani group, Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), has announced a reward for unfurling the "Khalistani flag" on the Indian Parliament on February 1, when the Union Budget 2021-2022 will be presented.

Republic Day 2021: Five facts that every Indian must know

25 Jan 2021

India
Republic Day 2021: Five facts that every Indian must know

Republic Day is not merely a gazetted holiday for Indians, it's a feeling that fills our heart with pride, as we witness the spellbinding parade and the tricolor waving high in the sky.

Amid Hathras uproar, Adityanath assures punishment for those harming women

02 Oct 2020

Politics
Amid Hathras uproar, Adityanath assures punishment for those harming women

At the receiving end of criticism over the Hathras gang-rape incident, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said his government will give exemplary punishment to those harming mothers and sisters.

Anger over Hathras gang-rape intensifies, gatherings banned at India Gate

02 Oct 2020

India
Anger over Hathras gang-rape intensifies, gatherings banned at India Gate

As India remains enraged over the Hathras gang-rape incident with protests happening in several pockets, Delhi Police banned large gatherings at India Gate — the heart of the National Capital where one of the biggest protests happened in 2012 after Nirbhaya was gang-raped and tortured.

Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

29 Sep 2020

India
Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

Farmers across the country are continuing their protest against three laws, that the Centre claims will give them access to markets of their choice. The Bills, which were passed in the Monsoon Session, became laws with President Ram Nath Kovind's signature on Sunday.

Farm bills protest: Tractor set on fire at India Gate

28 Sep 2020

India
Farm bills protest: Tractor set on fire at India Gate

A tractor was set on fire at the India Gate in New Delhi early Monday morning in protest against the contentious farm bills, the police said.

All that was new at this year's Republic Day parade

26 Jan 2020

India
All that was new at this year's Republic Day parade

Earlier on Sunday, India's rising military was on full display as the celebrations for the 71st Republic Day went off at Rajpath in New Delhi.

Facial recognition, drones: Delhi Police heightens security for Republic Day

25 Jan 2020

India
Facial recognition, drones: Delhi Police heightens security for Republic Day

Before the Republic Day celebrations kick off on Sunday, the Delhi Police has increased security in the national capital.

Republic Day 2020: Five facts that every Indian must know

21 Jan 2020

India
Republic Day 2020: Five facts that every Indian must know

Republic Day is not merely a gazetted holiday for Indians, it's a feeling that fills our heart with pride, as we witness the spellbinding parade and the tricolor waving high in the sky.

#NewYearsEve: All about the traffic restrictions in Delhi, tonight

31 Dec 2019

India
#NewYearsEve: All about the traffic restrictions in Delhi, tonight

Getting to the heart of New Delhi for New Year's celebrations will not be easy tonight, courtesy the number of restrictions that cops have put.

Jamia violence: Sonia Gandhi leads Opposition delegation to meet President

17 Dec 2019

Politics
Jamia violence: Sonia Gandhi leads Opposition delegation to meet President

At a time when protests against the newly-implemented Citizenship Act have sparked across the nation, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi led an Opposition delegation that met President Ram Nath Kovind to discuss the tense situation.

Violence in Jamia: Priyanka Gandhi leads protest at India Gate

16 Dec 2019

Politics
Violence in Jamia: Priyanka Gandhi leads protest at India Gate

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reached India Gate in New Delhi to show solidarity towards students of Jamia Millia Islamia, where cops unleashed horror yesterday. Starting at 4pm, she held a two-hour symbolic protest.

Leonardo DiCaprio talks about Delhi's air pollution: Details here

19 Nov 2019

Entertainment
Leonardo DiCaprio talks about Delhi's air pollution: Details here

Oscar-winning Hollywood actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio has raised serious concern over the tormenting air pollution levels in Delhi.

Police v/s lawyers: Delhi cops end protest after 11 hours

06 Nov 2019

India
Police v/s lawyers: Delhi cops end protest after 11 hours

On Tuesday, Delhi witnessed unprecedented scenes with thousands of police officers taking to the streets demanding justice after some of them were assaulted by lawyers in Tis Hazari court last weekend.

By 2022, India could have a new Parliament building

12 Sep 2019

Politics
By 2022, India could have a new Parliament building

By the time we celebrate our 75th Independence Day in 2022, India may have a new Parliament or a refurbished one, at least.

PM Modi inaugurates National War Memorial: Details here

25 Feb 2019

India
PM Modi inaugurates National War Memorial: Details here

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National War Memorial in New Delhi by lighting the flame positioned at the bottom of the stone obelisk.

Delhi: Prime Minister Modi to inaugurate National War Memorial tomorrow

24 Feb 2019

India
Delhi: Prime Minister Modi to inaugurate National War Memorial tomorrow

PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National War Memorial near India Gate tomorrow.

Moments when a billion Indians feel the most patriotic

26 Jan 2019

India
Moments when a billion Indians feel the most patriotic

Every year, I cry when I see the Republic Day parade and I know I am not the only one. The fact that everyone in my office is playing patriotic songs is a testament to that.

Snipers, anti-aircraft guns: Everything to know about Republic Day security

26 Jan 2019

India
Snipers, anti-aircraft guns: Everything to know about Republic Day security

For India's 70th Republic Day celebrations on Saturday, massive security arrangements have been made at the National Capital, Delhi.

Delhi: Two Jaish terrorists, planning attack on Republic Day, arrested

25 Jan 2019

India
Delhi: Two Jaish terrorists, planning attack on Republic Day, arrested

In a major achievement, the Delhi police on Thursday announced its special cell has arrested two Jaish-E-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists who were allegedly planning attacks in the National Capital on Republic Day, Saturday.

#DefenseDiaries: PM Modi hails troops on 71st Army Day

15 Jan 2019

India
#DefenseDiaries: PM Modi hails troops on 71st Army Day

Indian Army stands for various things: the top-most being their professionalism, bravery and selfless service. They protect our restive borders, safeguard internal law-and-order and save lives during natural calamities/disasters. Their training and discipline are obviously legendary.

Mentally unstable woman shouts pro-Pakistan slogans at India Gate

14 Jan 2019

India
Mentally unstable woman shouts pro-Pakistan slogans at India Gate

On Sunday, a woman believed to be in her 30s came close to the Amar Jyoti Jawan at India Gate in New Delhi and shouted pro-Pakistan slogans.

How much do rooms at Umaid Bhawan, Priyanka-Nick's wedding-venue, cost?

18 Nov 2018

Entertainment
How much do rooms at Umaid Bhawan, Priyanka-Nick's wedding-venue, cost?

In a classic case of East meets West, Priyanka Chopra is all set to marry Nick Jonas, her fiance of a few months.

#MeraPMMeraAbhimaan trends on Twitter, we have few questions

11 Nov 2018

Politics
#MeraPMMeraAbhimaan trends on Twitter, we have few questions

Rebel-AAP leader Kapil Mishra has started a campaign for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ward off negative news about the leader of India.

UGC to varsities: Celebrate September 29 as 'Surgical Strike Day'

20 Sep 2018

India
UGC to varsities: Celebrate September 29 as 'Surgical Strike Day'

The University Grants Commission (UGC) today directed varsities and higher education institutions across the country to observe September 29 as "Surgical Strike Day".

Women in blue: Delhi Police's SWAT team oozes confidence, style

13 Aug 2018

Delhi
Women in blue: Delhi Police's SWAT team oozes confidence, style

Delhi Police got its first all-women Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team on Friday, a proud moment for all indeed.

To combat terrorism, Delhi police gets first-of-its-kind all-women SWAT team

11 Aug 2018

India
To combat terrorism, Delhi police gets first-of-its-kind all-women SWAT team

Delhi Police, on Friday, inducted a first-of-its-kind SWAT team comprising all women from the North-eastern States. The team is meant to combat terrorism and secure the National Capital during the Independence Day celebrations.

Delhi takes inspiration from NY: Advanced digital interactive panels installed

27 Jun 2018

Delhi
Delhi takes inspiration from NY: Advanced digital interactive panels installed

Have you seen about the new panel-type kiosks at Connaught Place in Delhi? Been curious?

'Nach Baliye' fame legless dancer Vinod Thakur admitted to ICU

30 Apr 2018

Entertainment
'Nach Baliye' fame legless dancer Vinod Thakur admitted to ICU

Legless break dancer Vinod Thakur, who has wowed the audience with his splendid performances in several reality shows including 'Nach Baliye 6', has been hospitalized.

Rape of 10-year-old in Ghaziabad madrasa shakes the capital

26 Apr 2018

India
Rape of 10-year-old in Ghaziabad madrasa shakes the capital

Protesters shouted slogans and blocked traffic on the NH-24 in Delhi's Ghazipur yesterday, demanding action against a cleric for allegedly raping a 10-year-old in a Ghaziabad madrasa.

Mehbooba Mufti wants fast-track court to hear Kathua rape case

14 Apr 2018

India
Mehbooba Mufti wants fast-track court to hear Kathua rape case

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti has requested the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court to set up a fast track court to expedite the trial of the ghastly Kathua gangrape and murder.

UN: Hope authorities bring Kathua rape perpetrators to justice

14 Apr 2018

World
UN: Hope authorities bring Kathua rape perpetrators to justice

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres today termed the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in J&K's Kathua district as horrific. He hoped the perpetrators would be brought to justice.

All about Rahul Gandhi's midnight-protest against Unnao, Kathua rapes

13 Apr 2018

Politics
All about Rahul Gandhi's midnight-protest against Unnao, Kathua rapes

At midnight yesterday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi led a "silent vigil" at Delhi's India Gate seeking justice for the Unnao and Kathua rape victims.

Delhi: No more inter-state buses from Bikaner House, Himachal Bhawan

09 Apr 2018

India
Delhi: No more inter-state buses from Bikaner House, Himachal Bhawan

From May 1, three popular interstate bus boarding points in Delhi will no longer continue their service.

Solar Summit, Odisha Parba to choke Delhi roads this weekend

09 Mar 2018

Delhi
Solar Summit, Odisha Parba to choke Delhi roads this weekend

As dignitaries arrive in Delhi for the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (March 11), residents should expect heavy traffic congestion starting today till March 12.

5 times when PM Modi has broken official protocols

26 Jan 2018

Politics
5 times when PM Modi has broken official protocols

After the R-Day parade, PM Narendra Modi once again broke protocol and strolled till India Gate, waving at the crowd, amidst frenzied sloganeering of "Modi, Modi."

Long jams in Delhi as traffic restrictions implemented for R-Day

23 Jan 2018

India
Long jams in Delhi as traffic restrictions implemented for R-Day

As traffic restrictions ahead of Republic Day were enforced in Delhi, jams erupted at various places.

Traffic restrictions in Delhi: Know which routes to avoid

22 Jan 2018

India
Traffic restrictions in Delhi: Know which routes to avoid

Delhiiites should brace for four days of traffic restrictions in view of the upcoming ASEAN Summit and Republic Day celebrations.

#DefenseDiaries: PM Modi hails troops on 70th Army Day

15 Jan 2018

India
#DefenseDiaries: PM Modi hails troops on 70th Army Day

Indian Army stands for various things: the top-most being their professionalism, bravery and selfless service. They protect our restive borders, safeguard internal law-and-order and save lives during natural calamities/disasters. Their training and discipline are obviously legendary.