Red Fort: News

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.

24 Dec 2022

Rahul Gandhi

'Hindu-Muslim hatred spread 24x7': Rahul Gandhi's jibe at BJP-led Centre

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government for allegedly fostering "Hindu-Muslim hatred" and misusing religious differences to "divert attention from real issues."

03 Nov 2022


Red Fort attack: SC reaffirms death penalty to Pakistani national

The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday reaffirmed the death penalty for Pakistani terrorist, Mohammad Ashfaq Arif, convicted in the Red Fort attack that was carried out in December 2000.

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


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.

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.

04 Aug 2022


IB warns of terror strike in Delhi on Independence Day

National Capital Delhi has been placed on high alert following reports of a probable terror attack around Independence Day.

10 Jun 2022


Top 5 beautiful and royal forts in India

India is a treasure trove housing several royal and magnificent forts and palaces that have a rich history and culture attached to them.

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.

08 Aug 2021

Delhi Police

Independence Day: Delhi Police barricades Red Fort with shipping containers

Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, Delhi Police barricaded the iconic Fed Fort with shipping containers, citing security reasons.

29 Jun 2021

Delhi Police

Twenty-three year old arrested from Amritsar for Red Fort violence

A man wanted in the Red Fort flag hoisting case was arrested from Punjab and remanded in the custody of Delhi Police for three days by a court in Delhi on Monday.

31 Jan 2021


Republic Day violence: Five identified have criminal records, say cops

At least five people identified at Red Fort during the Republic Day breach reportedly have criminal records in Punjab.

28 Jan 2021

Farmers Protest

Blamed for inciting Republic Day chaos, Deep Sidhu goes 'missing'

Actor-activist Deep Sidhu has gone missing, so to speak, since the chaos during the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day (January 26).

27 Jan 2021

Farmers Protest

BKU (Bhanu), Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan withdraw from farmers' protest

Two farmer unions on Wednesday announced their withdrawal from the months-long protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.

27 Jan 2021

Republic Day

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.

27 Jan 2021

Farmers Protest

On Red Fort rampage, Rakesh Tikait says farmers deflected 'unknowingly'

Rakesh Tikait from the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spoke on Tuesday's Red Fort incident claiming that "some farmers" deflected toward the Delhi monument "unknowingly" and returned after police guided them.

27 Jan 2021

Delhi Police

Farmers' leaders to address protesters, Budget Day march still on

After violence rocked Delhi, farmers' leaders will address protesters at the Singhu border, one of the key locations of their agitation, today. Later, the leaders would also hold a meeting to discuss the next steps.

27 Jan 2021

Delhi Police

Over 150 cops injured as farmers' tractor rally turns violent

The rampage sparked by the tractor rally of farmers in Delhi on the 72nd Republic Day injured over 150 police officers, with two of them being admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at different facilities.

26 Jan 2021

Delhi Police

Farmers' protest: Internet services snapped in parts of Delhi

The Ministry of Home Affairs, headed by Amit Shah, seen as the number two in the current Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, suspended internet services till 11:59 pm today at Singhu, Ghazipur, Tikri, Mukarba Chowk, Nangloi, and their adjoining areas in New Delhi.

26 Jan 2021

Narendra Modi

Fewer spectators, no chief guest: India celebrates unprecedented R-Day

India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day today and the entire program has been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

23 Jan 2021


COVID-19 effect: No motorcycle stunts at Republic Day parade

Due to COVID-19 safety norms, gravity-defying stunts by motorcycle-borne men will be missing at the Republic Day celebrations on the Rajpath this year, while the spectator size too has been reduced to 25,000, officials said on Friday.

15 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

Independence Day: DRDO's anti-drone tech guarded Modi at Red Fort

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.

15 Aug 2020


PM Modi mentions sanitary pads at Red Fort, impresses Twitterati

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.

15 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

Three indigenous coronavirus vaccines in trials, distribution plan ready: PM

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.

15 Aug 2020


Neighbors, NCC, Health IDs: What PM Modi said on I-Day

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 2020


In 1,000 days, all villages will have optical fiber: Modi

Every single village in India will be connected with optical fiber within three years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced.

15 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

PM addresses nation on I-Day, announces National Digital Health Mission

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.

15 Aug 2020

Delhi Police

Independence Day 2020: PM Modi hoists tricolor at Red Fort

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.

14 Aug 2020

Terror Attack

Intelligence suggests terror strike on Independence Day, Delhi on alert

Delhi is on high alert as reports of a possible terror strike in Delhi within the next few days have surfaced.

In coronavirus era, how will India celebrate Independence Day?

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.

24 Jul 2020

Delhi Police

Independence-Day during pandemic: No school kids, PPE-wearing cops, fewer guests

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.

25 Jan 2020

Delhi Police

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.

20 Dec 2019

Jama Masjid

#CAAProtests: Cops try detaining Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad, he escapes

A short while ago, New Delhi's historic Jama Masjid witnessed dramatic scenes as Chandrashekhar Azad, the chief of the Bhim Army, led a massive protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act, defying orders of police.

19 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

CAA: Section-144 imposed at Delhi's Red Fort, across UP, Bengaluru

As nationwide agitation over the Citizenship Amendment Act continues to grow, authorities moved to foil protests planned for Thursday.

09 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

Independence Day 2019: 5 ways to celebrate India's freedom

India is all set to celebrate its 73rd Independence Day on August 15. While offices have already started planning for the big day, students in institutions across the country are also excited for this day.

23 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates museum to mark Subhash Bose's 122nd birth-anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Subhash Chandra Bose museum at the iconic Red Fort to mark the leader's 122nd birth anniversary.

08 Dec 2018


Rijiju asks Indian-origin youths to be part of India's growth

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju today asked the youths of Indian diaspora to be part of the country's growth story and become ambassadors to spread the message of development.

29 Sep 2018


Fake notes can get you jailed. Learn to spot them

How likely is it that you have a fake note resting in your wallet? With counterfeit notes worth Rs. 11.23 crore detected across India in the first eight months post demonetization, the probability of it is unmissable.

07 Sep 2018


Two suspected terrorists of ISIS-linked outfit arrested near Red Fort

The Delhi police arrested two suspected terrorists belonging to a group having allegiance to the ISIS, on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, it has been reported.

28 Aug 2018


Chandni Chowk set to become first 'pedestrian paradise' in Delhi

Chandni Chowk would soon become the first locality in the national capital where only pedestrians, cycle rickshaws, and e-rickshaws will be allowed between 9 am and 9 pm every day, according to an official.