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

26 Jan 2020

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.

Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day

25 Jan 2020

Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day

Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26.

Republic Day 2020: Five facts that every Indian must know

21 Jan 2020

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.

J&K: Terror attack averted before R-Day, 5 Jaish operatives arrested

17 Jan 2020

J&K: Terror attack averted before R-Day, 5 Jaish operatives arrested

Police in Jammu and Kashmir busted a terror module by arresting five alleged terrorists affiliated to Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed.

R-Day tableaux rejected; Kerala, Maharashtra take up arms against Centre

03 Jan 2020

R-Day tableaux rejected; Kerala, Maharashtra take up arms against Centre

Not that there ever was any dearth of controversies in India's politics that now Republic Day has found itself at the center of a row.

Bengal's tableau won't be seen at R-Day parade this year

02 Jan 2020

Bengal's tableau won't be seen at R-Day parade this year

In what could ignite fresh tensions between Centre, ruled by BJP, and the Trinamool government in West Bengal, the Ministry of Defense rejected the state's tableau proposal for Republic Day parade.

Brazilian President to be chief guest at Republic Day 2020

14 Nov 2019

Brazilian President to be chief guest at Republic Day 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to be the chief guest for Republic Day celebrations next year, and the latter has graciously accepted the same.

Nagpur: Cop showers money on girls performing on R-Day, suspended

29 Jan 2019

Nagpur: Cop showers money on girls performing on R-Day, suspended

In a shocking incident, a cop in Nagpur's Nand Village was caught on camera showering notes on girls performing at a cultural function on Republic Day, Saturday.

R-Day: IAF planes roar over majestic Rajpath, spectacle stuns people

26 Jan 2019

R-Day: IAF planes roar over majestic Rajpath, spectacle stuns people

Thousands of restless people were stunned into a brief silence, their eyes rolled towards skies and ears buzzing to the humming sound as the Indian Air Force planes roared over the majestic Rajpath during the 70th Republic Day parade today.

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

25 Jan 2019

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.

#RepublicDay: Top African leader may attend celebrations after Trump's snub

10 Nov 2018

#RepublicDay: Top African leader may attend celebrations after Trump's snub

Days after President of United States Donald Trump said he would not attend India's Republic Day event on January 26 due to prior commitments, India may have finalized the new chief guest.

US envoy: Trump declined R-Day invite because of 'scheduling issue'

01 Nov 2018

US envoy: Trump declined R-Day invite because of 'scheduling issue'

US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, recently said President Donald Trump's inability to participate as the chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations next year was a "purely scheduling issue".

Trump won't attend India's 70th Republic Day parade. Here's why

30 Oct 2018

Trump won't attend India's 70th Republic Day parade. Here's why

US President Donald Trump will be unable to participate as Chief Guest of India's Republic Day 2019 celebrations due to scheduling constraints, White House confirmed.

'Bharat Mata Mandir', a unique temple with marble-map of undivided-India

31 Jul 2018

'Bharat Mata Mandir', a unique temple with marble-map of undivided-India

In the ancient city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, which draws pilgrims from all over the world, stands a unique "Bharat Mata Mandir", a temple with a marble map of undivided India.

India invites Donald Trump as 2019 R-Day chief guest: Report

13 Jul 2018

India invites Donald Trump as 2019 R-Day chief guest: Report

India has invited US President Donald Trump as the chief guest at the 2019 Republic Day function, TOI has reported.

Bareilly DM removes FB post on Kasganj violence after rebuke

31 Jan 2018

Bareilly DM removes FB post on Kasganj violence after rebuke

Bareilly DM RV Singh has apologized for his Facebook post on the Kasganj violence, after the administration threatened action against him.

Why raise anti-Pakistan slogans in Muslim areas?: Bareilly DM

30 Jan 2018

Why raise anti-Pakistan slogans in Muslim areas?: Bareilly DM

The Bareilly district magistrate (DM) created a controversy with his Facebook post, asking why people raise anti-Pakistan slogans in Muslim areas.

UP Governor: Kasganj violence shameful, shouldn't be repeated

29 Jan 2018

UP Governor: Kasganj violence shameful, shouldn't be repeated

UP CM Yogi Adityanath is being pulled up for his state's law-and-order situation after the disturbing Kasganj violence on Republic Day.

R-Day violence in UP leaves one dead, Section 144 imposed

27 Jan 2018

R-Day violence in UP leaves one dead, Section 144 imposed

Republic Day celebrations in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district were marred by violence between two groups which resulted in the death of a one person and injured over 10.

5 times when PM Modi has broken official protocols

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."

Padmaavat earns Rs.18cr on Day-1, R-Day weekend to boost business

26 Jan 2018

Padmaavat earns Rs.18cr on Day-1, R-Day weekend to boost business

Padmaavat had to undergo a lengthy battle to see the light of day. Its release was marred by violence and arson in several states.

R-Day: 22 Delhi Police personnel conferred medals for exemplary services

26 Jan 2018

R-Day: 22 Delhi Police personnel conferred medals for exemplary services

On the occasion of the 69th Republic Day, a total number of 22 Delhi Police personnel, including two women police officials received medals for their exemplary services.

India celebrates 69th Republic Day

26 Jan 2018

India celebrates 69th Republic Day

Today, India celebrates its 69th Republic Day. The parade this time is historic: there are 10 chief guests, the leaders of the 10 ASEAN nations.

R-Day offer: Jio boosts data limit on 1GB, 1.5GB packs

24 Jan 2018

R-Day offer: Jio boosts data limit on 1GB, 1.5GB packs

Jio has announced free data for select plans as part of its Republic Day offer with effect from January 26.

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

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.

Traffic restrictions in Delhi: Know which routes to avoid

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.

Planning to visit Delhi this R-Day? Here's GoAir's offer

08 Jan 2018

Planning to visit Delhi this R-Day? Here's GoAir's offer

Republic Day celebrations this time is going to be unique: a record 10 chief guests will grace the occasion, the heads of state of the ASEAN nations.

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

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).

Mann Ki Baat: Modi welcomes 'New-India Voters' of 21st century

31 Dec 2017

Mann Ki Baat: Modi welcomes 'New-India Voters' of 21st century

Addressing citizens on Mann Ki Baat on the last day of 2017, PM Narendra Modi welcomed the 'New India Voters' of the 21st century.

CCI gives its nod to Reliance-Dassault joint venture

29 Jan 2017

CCI gives its nod to Reliance-Dassault joint venture

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) announced that it had approved the joint venture between French aircraft manufacturer, Dassault Aviation SA and Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group.

Don't create a point of view: SRK tells media

27 Jan 2017

Don't create a point of view: SRK tells media

In a recent interview, SRK blamed the media for questioning the absence of an "Indian Meryl Streep", referring to her speech about Trump.

Woman 'unintentionally' carrying pistol caught at Chandni Chowk metro station

27 Jan 2017

Woman 'unintentionally' carrying pistol caught at Chandni Chowk metro station

A 27-year-old Jahangirpuri resident was detained for carrying a country-made gun hidden inside the packaging of her music system; she claimed to be unaware about the same.

R-Day: 9 blasts set off in northeast, no casualties reported

26 Jan 2017

R-Day: 9 blasts set off in northeast, no casualties reported

At least nine low-intensity bomb blasts were triggered by insurgent outfits in northeast India.

R-Day: Burj Khalifa lights up in India's honour

25 Jan 2017

R-Day: Burj Khalifa lights up in India's honour

The world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa, has lit up in colours of the Indian flag on the eve of Republic Day.

No online tickets for Digital India's R-Day parade

25 Jan 2017

No online tickets for Digital India's R-Day parade

Even though India has signalled to the world its intention of becoming a digital economy, tickets for this year's Republic Day celebrations are not available online.

UAE Crown Prince in India for Republic Day

25 Jan 2017

UAE Crown Prince in India for Republic Day

Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is this year's Chief Guest for the Republic Day Parade.

Ahead of Republic Day, capital on alert

24 Jan 2017

Ahead of Republic Day, capital on alert

The National Technical Research Organization has provided inputs about 7 terrorists from Gurdaspur dressed as Army officers, who are in Delhi to attack VIPs and the metro service ahead of Republic Day.

Republic day parade will feature 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'

24 Jan 2017

Republic day parade will feature 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao'

For the upcoming ceremonial Republic Day parade, a total of 23 tableaux are expected to be on display.

Alert sounded in Jammu ahead of R-day

22 Jan 2017

Alert sounded in Jammu ahead of R-day

Authorities have sounded a high-alert in Jammu city, due to intelligence inputs about possible terror threats on Republic Day.

R-Day: More threats pointed out by intel agencies

18 Jan 2017

R-Day: More threats pointed out by intel agencies

Intelligence agencies have cited more possible threats to the scheduled Republic Day celebrations in Delhi.