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Saturday, July 11, 2020

72nd independence day


What does an independent education system mean? We asked experts

August 15, 2019 11:13 am

The RTE terms 'independent or free education' as a basic right, but the dream is yet to be achieved

Independence Day 2018: Empire State Building and Burj Khalifa illuminated in tricolours

August 16, 2018 8:12 pm

A special ceremony was organised on Indian Independence Day at the world-famous skyscraper in midtown Manhattan for lighting up the Empire State Building in saffron, white and green, in collaboration with Federation of Indian Association (FIA).

Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech: For 2019, from Lal Qila

August 16, 2018 4:19 am

PM Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech was bound by the exigencies of a government in its final year before an election. But it still had some soaring moments, and omissions.

At Red Fort, PM Modi's hope and fear

August 16, 2018 10:40 am

PM Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech mirrored both his offer of the fantasy of hope and refusal to acknowledge the republic of fear

Shankar Mahadevan recreates 'Breathless' highlighting govt schemes, PM Modi praises his composition

August 15, 2018 9:29 pm

On Independence Day, singer and composer Shankar Mahadevan put out a recreation of his popular song 'Breathless' that highlights the government schemes.

Independence Day 2018: These Indian TV ads strike the right chord

August 16, 2018 8:03 am

Independence Day 2018: For the occasion, many companies come up with creative slogans, cartoons and advertisements. Here are the seven best ads that have managed to touch people's heart this Independence Day.

Independence Day 2018: Narendra Modi and his many turbans

August 15, 2018 5:59 pm

Independence Day, 2018: Prime Minister Narendra Modi carried forth his tradition of wearing turbans at the celebration. Here's a look at the many turbans he had worn on Independence Day over the years.

Learn about India through these children’s books

August 16, 2018 9:49 am

Independence Day 2018: Here are some great books, fiction and non-fiction, to teach children about India.

Freedom from budget: Best flagship smartphones to buy in India in August 2018

August 15, 2018 3:22 pm

This Independence Day, let’s free our mind from budget constraints and look at the best flagship smartphones we can buy in India from Apple iPhone X to OnePlus 6.

This desi version of Childish Gambino's ‘This Is America’ is as hard hitting as the original video

August 15, 2018 1:54 pm

The makers of the video have focussed on key issues that India still needs to address, even as it celebrates its 72nd Independence Day. The clip highlighted serious topics such as rapes, corruption, pollution and more.


Independence Day 2018 pictures from Red Fort

August 15, 2018 2:01 pm

Independence Day 2018: Ahead of his speech, PM Modi unfurled the Tricolour and inspected the Guard of Honour. Also present at Ref Fort are Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, BJP president Amit Shah, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, LK Advani among other political leaders.

Independence Day 2018: Dress rehearsal ahead of celebrations on August 15

August 14, 2018 8:24 pm

Independence Day 2018 full dress rehearsal was held at Red Fort on Monday.


From Red Fort, PM Narendra Modi promises to double farmers' income by 2022

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

"A lot of people raise doubts about this. But we are firm in our decision. We want to excel in innovation and bring0-in record production of food grains," PM Modi said, talking about blue revolution, fish revolution, sweet revolution in the country.

By 2022, India will launch its first manned space mission: PM Narendra Modi on the 72nd independence day

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

He said the country will see an Indian on a space mission under an indigenous space project called ‘Gaganyaan‘ before 2022.

On Kashmir, Modi invokes Vajpayee. Says using bullets is not the way forward

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. See more: