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  India   All India  15 Aug 2019

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UP cops ban ‘namaz or aarti’ on roads to prevent hindrance of traffic

Earlier, similar directives were issued in Aligarh after Hindu organisations were holding 'Hanuman Chalisa' recital on roads.

15 Aug 2019 11:08 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

In next 5 years, hope world recognises positive decisions he made: PM’s sister Shaikh

The Pakistan-origin woman married to an Indian, Shaikh has been tying rakhi to Prime Minister Modi every year for more than two decades now.

15 Aug 2019 10:49 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

J&K Guv unfurls tricolour in Srinagar, says regional identity not at stake

Restrictions were put in place here in the wake of the abrogation of the special status under Article 370 of the Constitution.

15 Aug 2019 10:22 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

Easter-bombing caused a huge loss to tourism industry: Sri Lankan Minister

The Minister said that the relationship between India and Sri Lanka is on a high note.

15 Aug 2019 9:57 AM

Death toll mounts to 61 as Karnataka continues to battle monsoon fury

The floods have also resulted in heavy loss of livestock with 859 animals reported dead.

15 Aug 2019 9:47 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


'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

Amit Shah to address first public meeting in Jind after abrogation of Article 370

His rally is being considered as BJP's launch of the election campaign for the upcoming Assembly polls.

15 Aug 2019 8:47 AM

Govt to challenge Pehlu Khan lynching verdict: Rajasthan CM Gehlot

Earlier today, a Rajasthan court acquitted all the six accused in the lynching case on the benefit of the doubt.

15 Aug 2019 8:43 AM

I-Day in mind, restrictions to continue for some time in Kashmir, say officials

The main Independence Day function would be held at SK Stadium here with Governor Satya Pal Malik hoisting the national flag.

15 Aug 2019 8:19 AM


PM Modi pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on I-Day

He headed to the venue of Independence Day function at Red Fort to hoist the tricolour and address the nation, after paying homage to Gandhi

15 Aug 2019 8:09 AM

One nation, one Constitution spirit has become a reality: PM in I-Day speech

He said if 2014-19 was an era to fulfil people's needs, the time since 2019 is about meeting aspirations and dreams.

15 Aug 2019 7:53 AM

Understanding dancer Astad Deboo: The lonely crusader, still an enigma

Dancing inside the auditorium has been as common as dancing in a museum amidst artifacts, on the street, on a catwalk or on the Wall of China.

15 Aug 2019 1:50 AM

Abhinandan Varthaman to get Vir Chakra

The MiG-21 Bison piloted by Wg Cdr Abhinandan Varthaman had chased and shot down a F-16 which fell into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on February 27.

15 Aug 2019 1:41 AM

Amarnath Yatra to end quietly today

Though all rituals are likely to be held strictly under Hindu customs, it will be somewhat a subdued affair this time.

15 Aug 2019 1:29 AM