India Gate: News

06 Aug 2023


5 must-visit war memorials in India

Located in various parts of the country, war memorials remind us of the sacrifices of our Armed, Naval, and Air forces.

26 Jun 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

'Handover Delhi': Kejriwal demands Delhi L-G's resignation over rising crimes

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday targeted Lieutenant Governor (L-G) VK Saxena over the alleged deteriorating law and order situation in the national capital.

24 Jan 2023

Travel And Tourism

Visit these places to get patriotic feels this Republic Day

India will celebrate its 74th Republic Day on January 26, Thursday this year.

23 Jan 2023

Delhi Traffic Police

Delhi: Traffic curbs in place for Republic Day parade rehearsal

The Delhi Traffic Police has issued a traffic advisory in view of the Republic Day parade full dress rehearsal on Monday.

08 Sep 2022


PM unveils Netaji statue, revamped Central Vista along Kartavya Path

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the revamped Central Vista Avenue and the newly christened 'Kartavya Path' in New Delhi on Thursday.

16 Jul 2022


Monsoon: Delhi witnesses heavy rainfall today, several areas waterlogged

Heavy rain hit Delhi and its suburbs on Saturday, causing flooding and traffic delays.

11 Feb 2021


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.

25 Jan 2021

Indian Army

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.

02 Oct 2020


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.

29 Sep 2020


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.

28 Sep 2020


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.

21 Jan 2020

Indian Army

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.

31 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

#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.

17 Dec 2019

Sonia Gandhi

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.

16 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

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.

19 Nov 2019


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.

06 Nov 2019

Delhi Police

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.

25 Feb 2019


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.

24 Feb 2019


Delhi: Prime Minister Modi to inaugurate National War Memorial tomorrow

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

26 Jan 2019


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.

14 Jan 2019


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.

18 Nov 2018

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

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.

11 Nov 2018


#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.

20 Sep 2018


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".

13 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

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.

11 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

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

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

30 Apr 2018


'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.

26 Apr 2018


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.

14 Apr 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

14 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

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.

13 Apr 2018

Rahul Gandhi

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.

09 Apr 2018

Travel And Tourism

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.

09 Mar 2018

Emmanuel Macron

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.

26 Jan 2018


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."

23 Jan 2018


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.

22 Jan 2018


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.

07 Jan 2018


Upcoming in Delhi: Traffic restrictions, cancellation of 100 flights daily

Delhiites should prepare for difficulty in moving around as the national capital gears up for two important events: an Asean summit (January 25) and Republic Day celebrations (January 26).

15 Dec 2017

Delhi Police

Bomb threat in Delhi's Khan Market, police on alert

Delhi Police rushed sniffer dogs and personnel to the capital's Khan Market area early this morning after receiving a bomb threat.

23 Sep 2017


Most happening events in and around Delhi this weekend!

People in the national capital can enjoy a lot of arts, theatre, shopping, music, dance, comedy events this weekend.

05 Apr 2017


Delhi: IES Officer arrested for sexually assaulting JNU student

An IES (Indian Engineering Services) officer was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting, stalking a Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student.

24 Feb 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi to get 50 LED signboards for real-time traffic updates

Delhi will get 50 LED signboards - 5mx2m and 3mx1.5m - which will display real-time traffic updates.

Delhi news on 7th November

Paintings by five inmates of Bhondsi jail in Gurugram will be auctioned at the art gallery of Metropolitan Hotel in Delhi.

10 Oct 2016

South Korea

What made news last week?

New Delhi has been on alert after reports of two terrorists at large in the city began to surface; the government has been on alert ever since the LoC surgical strikes.

08 Oct 2016


Terrorists on loose put New Delhi on high alert

According to security agencies, two terrorists may have entered Delhi to carry out suicide attacks.

Delhi rains cause road outside India Gate to cave

On the second day of Delhi's torrential rain, a part of the road from India Gate to Ashoka Road caved-in.