September 08, 2022 2:32 am
The entire stretch and the area from the Netaji statue under the Grand Canopy to the Rashtrapati Bhavan will be known as Kartavya Path. As per the NDMC resolution, Kartavya Path includes the erstwhile “Rajpath and Central Vista lawns”.
May 19, 2019 10:16 am
When India became independent, Indians did not win freedom. The ruling class changed colour but the accents remained pucca. The punitive laws passed by the British were preserved just in case the natives revolt.
July 10, 2018 4:27 am
Gopal Shetty, a BJP MP from the Mumbai North, had last week reportedly said that while Hindus and Muslims fought together for Independence. Christians, who he described as angrez (British), didn’t participate in India’s freedom struggle.
January 09, 2018 7:35 pm
"My great grand-father left Bihar in 1883, from his village, and travelled down to Patna. And from there, he took a train to Calcutta (now Kolkata) and from Calcutta did a 10-12 week-long sea voyage to Mauritius. He was then placed in a sugarcane plantation," Wavel Ramkalawan said.
August 18, 2017 12:12 pm
Under the Indian Motor Vehicles Act, 1914, disqualifications of inspectors had been effected based on absurd factors like flat feet, pigeon chests, hammer toes and knock knees.
November 07, 2014 9:16 am
The seminar also aims at commemorating the landing of the ship Komagata Maru at Budge Budge in Kolkata on September 27, 1914.
July 25, 2013 2:58 am
Rafi says the family of 150 is struggling to finance its royal rituals and maintain its infrastructure
October 15, 2012 2:35 am
P R S Mani went with Indian troops sent to fight for British during WW II
August 19, 2011 12:48 am
Your neighbours have blamed you for eating their head. Your friend is looking for a convented,homely girl. Another wants you to come to his passing out ceremony.
August 14, 2011 4:48 am
Fittingly perhaps,Indias Independence Day,August 15,is celebrated with less pomp than Republic Day in January.