Republic Day

Republic Day is celebrated on 26th January to honor the day when the Constitution of India came into effect. The Constitution of India replaced the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India. The celebration is held at the Rajpath, before the President of India in the national capital, New Delhi. The Parade is organised by the Ministry of Defence.

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Watch: 2 MP Congress leaders fight at Republic Day event

26 Jan 2020

Watch: 2 MP Congress leaders fight at Republic Day event

In an embarrassment for the ruling Indian National Congress party in Madhya Pradesh, two party leaders were seen hitting each other at a Republic Day event.

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.

2nd T20I, India beat New Zealand: List of records broken

26 Jan 2020

2nd T20I, India beat New Zealand: List of records broken

The Indian cricket team beat New Zealand in the second T20I in Auckland to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series on Sunday.

Who are the two Brazilian women honored with Padma Shri?

26 Jan 2020

Who are the two Brazilian women honored with Padma Shri?

On the eve of the 71st Republic Day (January 25, 2020), the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, announced the list of personalities conferred with the Padma Awards this year.

Republic Day 2020: PM Modi pays tribute at War Memorial

26 Jan 2020

Republic Day 2020: PM Modi pays tribute at War Memorial

As the celebrations for India's 71st Republic Day kick-off, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the fallen Indian soldiers at the National War Memorial.

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

25 Jan 2020

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: 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.

Suspended J&K DSP Davinder Singh sent to NIA custody

23 Jan 2020

Suspended J&K DSP Davinder Singh sent to NIA custody

Suspended Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh was on Thursday sent to 15 days' National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody.

'Indian IdoI': Neha Kakkar gifts Rs. 2 lakh to firefighter

22 Jan 2020

'Indian IdoI': Neha Kakkar gifts Rs. 2 lakh to firefighter

Singer Neha Kakkar, who is one of the judges in the ongoing 11th season of popular singing reality show Indian Idol, has gifted a sum of Rs. 2 lakh to a firefighter during an episode of the show.

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.

Republic Day parade 2020: All you need to know

20 Jan 2020

Republic Day parade 2020: All you need to know

Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26 to honor the day on which the Constitution of India came into effect.

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.

Donald Trump could visit India soon, dates are being finalized

14 Jan 2020

Donald Trump could visit India soon, dates are being finalized

A logistics and security team from Washington is expected to arrive in New Delhi this week to figure out modalities of US President Donald Trump's probable visit to India.

Arrested J&K DSP Davinder Singh sheltered terrorists at home: Report

13 Jan 2020

Arrested J&K DSP Davinder Singh sheltered terrorists at home: Report

Two days after Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh was arrested with Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terrorists in Kulgam, a report revealed that the top cop had sheltered the terrorists at his home in Srinagar.

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.

'Street Dancer 3D' trailer to be attached with 'Dabangg 3'

08 Dec 2019

'Street Dancer 3D' trailer to be attached with 'Dabangg 3'

Last month, on Bhushan Kumar's birthday, it was announced that the trailer for upcoming film of T-Series, Street Dancer 3D will release on December 12.

No, SRK isn't the first Indian to feature on Burj

03 Nov 2019

No, SRK isn't the first Indian to feature on Burj

Shah Rukh Khan just turned 54.

Varun and Natasha to tie the knot in December?

24 Jun 2019

Varun and Natasha to tie the knot in December?

Bollywood heart-throb Varun Dhawan's upcoming film, Street Dancer 3D has been pushed for a 2020 release.

At 75, this 'fighter' trekked to Nathu-la Pass all alone

09 Mar 2019

At 75, this 'fighter' trekked to Nathu-la Pass all alone

A trek at 75? Does it even feel like a doable task?

#NewsBytesExclusive: Wrestler Bajrang Punia on Padma Shri, success, and more!

10 Feb 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: Wrestler Bajrang Punia on Padma Shri, success, and more!

Bajrang Punia, one of the country's finest freestyle wrestlers, has won many medals in international events, including Commonwealth and Asian Games golds and a World Championship silver among others.

Assam: Three-year-old's black jacket removed by security, CM orders probe

30 Jan 2019

Assam: Three-year-old's black jacket removed by security, CM orders probe

A video of a mother removing the black jacket of her three-year-old on orders of security personnel on Tuesday in Assam has gone viral on social media, prompting Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to order an inquiry.

Meghalaya: After losing second body, rescuers struggling to retrace it

29 Jan 2019

Meghalaya: After losing second body, rescuers struggling to retrace it

It has been three days since rescue forces detected the body of a second miner inside the flooded rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya where 15 miners got trapped in early December.

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.

Indian Railways names Made-in-India #Train18 as 'Vande Bharat Express'

27 Jan 2019

Indian Railways names Made-in-India #Train18 as 'Vande Bharat Express'

Indian Railways has named the country's first indigenously built engine-less train, Train 18, as Vande Bharat Express, acknowledging its "Made in India" status, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said.

'Manikarnika' box office report: Kangana's movie gets much-needed boost

27 Jan 2019

'Manikarnika' box office report: Kangana's movie gets much-needed boost

Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi is doing wonders at the box office. The movie, which was released amid controversies and protests, has managed to impress the audience.

Raising 'Khalistan Zindabad' slogans, Sikh separatists hold protest in US

27 Jan 2019

Raising 'Khalistan Zindabad' slogans, Sikh separatists hold protest in US

A small group of Sikh separatists held a protest in front of the Indian Embassy in Washington during which they tried to burn the tricolour on the Republic Day, a move slammed by local Sikh community.

'Kaabil' director Sanjay Gupta faces racism, shares incident on Twitter

27 Jan 2019

'Kaabil' director Sanjay Gupta faces racism, shares incident on Twitter

Kaabil director Sanjay Gupta recently took to Twitter to reveal a disturbing incident.

On Republic Day, Domino's delivered pizzas to soldiers at Siachen

27 Jan 2019

On Republic Day, Domino's delivered pizzas to soldiers at Siachen

For Indian Army soldiers posted at the Siachen glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, Republic Day turned out to be a surprise as they received piping hot pizza from a famed fast food company.

Moments when a billion Indians feel the most patriotic

26 Jan 2019

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.

Caught-on-camera: Congress minister fails to read Republic Day speech

26 Jan 2019

Caught-on-camera: Congress minister fails to read Republic Day speech

In a rather embarrassing situation for Congress, Imarti Devi, the state Union and Child Development Minister of Congress, was unable to read the Republic Day speech at a program held at SAF ground in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

'Manikarnika': Kangana doesn't deserve directorial credits, says co-director Krish

26 Jan 2019

'Manikarnika': Kangana doesn't deserve directorial credits, says co-director Krish

Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi is one of Kangana Ranaut's most ambitious projects. The movie not only shows Kangana as a fearless warrior but also marks her directorial debut.

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.

Jharkhand Governor hails state's efforts to create conducive industrial environment

26 Jan 2019

Jharkhand Governor hails state's efforts to create conducive industrial environment

Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu today hailed the state's efforts to create a conducive industrial environment, making way for more investments and job opportunities.

'Manikarnika' first day collection: Kangana's movie gets a dull start

26 Jan 2019

'Manikarnika' first day collection: Kangana's movie gets a dull start

Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi was one of the most anticipated releases of the year.

Welfare of poor, everyone's empowerment has become Odisha's identity: CM

26 Jan 2019

Welfare of poor, everyone's empowerment has become Odisha's identity: CM

Republic Day was celebrated across Odisha amid tight security today, with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asserting that development, welfare of the poor and empowerment of all sections has become the state's identity.

R-Day: PM Modi sports yellowish-orange headgear with a red tail

26 Jan 2019

R-Day: PM Modi sports yellowish-orange headgear with a red tail

Prime Minister Narendra Modi continued with his tradition of donning colorful turbans at R-Day celebrations today by sporting a red-tailed yellowish-orange headgear.

Citing timing, Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, refuses Padma Shri

26 Jan 2019

Citing timing, Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, refuses Padma Shri

Author Gita Mehta, who is also the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, refused the Padma Shri award, announced on Friday, saying the timing isn't right.

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

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.

Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna

25 Jan 2019

Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday awarded Bharat Ratna to former President Pranab Mukherjee, social activist Nanaji Deshmukh (posthumously), and music maestro Dr. Bhupen Hazarika (posthumously).