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73rd Independence day

MS Dhoni celebrates Independence Day in Ladakh; see pictures

The former Indian skipper along with his members reached Ladakh on August 14.

16 Aug 2019 2:53 PM

Schoolchildren give shape to PM’s ‘New India’ theme

PM Modi stayed consistent with his turban but experimented with the design.

16 Aug 2019 1:23 AM

Will ensure record-time rehabilitation of flood-hit: Maharashtra CM

He was addressing a gathering after hoisting the tricolour on the premises of the Mantralaya, the state secretariat here, on the 73rd I-Day.

15 Aug 2019 3:21 PM

Sports fraternity wishes India on 73rd Independence Day

Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar wished the entire nation and asked the people to invest in early childhood development.

15 Aug 2019 1:21 PM

PM Modi's maiden I-Day address of second term also his second-longest

Independence Day speeches of his predecessor, Manmohan Singh, during his 10 years as Prime Minister were all less than 60 minutes.

15 Aug 2019 1:06 PM


Free rides for women in DTC buses from October 29: Arvind Kejriwal

He made the announcement at the Delhi government’s Independence Day event at Chhatrasal Stadium.

15 Aug 2019 12:26 PM

Madhya Pradesh govt to enact law to reserve 70 pc jobs for locals: Kamal Nath

Addressing a gathering at Independence Day function, he stressed on the need to generate employment for the youth by attracting investments.

15 Aug 2019 12:15 PM

Video: Ladakh BJP MP Namgyal steals show again, dances on I-Day

Namgyal was greeted with a parade on his return to Ladakh earlier this week.

15 Aug 2019 12:03 PM

Sonia Gandhi unfurls national flag at Congress headquarters

The ceremony ended with the recital of the national anthem.

15 Aug 2019 11:07 AM

On 73rd I-Day, PM Modi makes fresh pitch for simultaneous elections

Draft submitted to Law Ministry cautioned that 'holding simultaneous elections is not possible within existing framework of Constitution'.

15 Aug 2019 10:53 AM


Safeguarding 'fundamentals' of country essential: Yechury

'We must resolve to safeguard the fundamentals of our Republic — secular democracy, federalism and social justice,' he added.

15 Aug 2019 10:26 AM

On I-Day, CRPF officer Harshpal Singh recalls how he fought JeM terrorists in J&K

In 2008, he received his first award for neutralising five Naxals in Hazaribagh area.

15 Aug 2019 10:13 AM

'If Article 370 so essential, then why did it remain temporary?': PM Modi slams Cong

PM Modi did not shy away from denouncing the political opposition to Article 370.

15 Aug 2019 10:12 AM

Google wishes India 73 years of Independence with historic doodle

The tricolour would be hoisted on Thursday across the country with the national anthem being played.

15 Aug 2019 10:00 AM

Here are PM Modi's top quotes from his Independence Day address

Modi unfurled the National Flag and delivered the customary address to the nation from the Red Fort at 7:30 am.

15 Aug 2019 9:53 AM


'We need India's support to free Balochistan from Pak,' say Balochistan activists

Balochistan, the most volatile province in the southwestern borders of Pakistan has been struggling since 1948 against Pakistani occupation.

15 Aug 2019 9:45 AM

PM Modi continues turban tradition for first I-Day address of Modi 2.0

As the Prime Minister yet again aces the Independence Day look, let's have a look at his previous outings with the turban.

15 Aug 2019 9:37 AM

US wishes its friend India on 73rd Independence Day

Pompeo, who visited India in June, said that India and the United States are 'great democracies', 'global powers' and 'good friends'.

15 Aug 2019 9:29 AM

'India will have a Chief of Defence Staff,' says PM Modi in I-Day speech

Modi made the key announcement in his address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day.

15 Aug 2019 9:27 AM

Don't have to learn from others how to be patriotic: Mamata to Centre

Banerjee said that Independence for her means 'to allow the people to speak'.

15 Aug 2019 8:54 AM