Independence Day 2018

Independence Day 2018 News

Mizoram celebrated Independence Day with what they know and love best

Across Mizoram, Independence Day special football tournaments were underway, participated in by professional and amateurs, men and women alike.

Three lakh lives saved: What WHO said about Swachh Bharat Mission impact

In a statement issued earlier this month, the WHO did, in fact, shower praise on the Prime Minister’s pet Swachh Bharat Mission. It said India could avert 3 lakh deaths — provided there is 100% implementation of the cleanliness drive by October 2019.


Easy to criticise... work hard in silence, let words make the noise, says CJI Dipak Misra

CJI said, “concrete reforms must be undertaken with rationality, maturity, responsibility and composure” and that “it is necessary to be productive instead of being counter-productive”.

Independence Day celebrations HIGHLIGHTS: Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah hoist tricolour at party headquarters

Independence Day celebratioins HIGHLIGHTS: While Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort today — his fifth speech after the BJP-led NDA came to power in 2014 — leaders of different states have also geared up for the celebration.

'No jhanda, only danda': why Guwahati was disappointed on Independence Day

On Independence Day, the country’s third highest Tricolour was meant to unfurl on Guwahati’s Sarania hilltop, where city attraction Gandhi Mandap is located. However, only the pole stands, bereft of the flag.

Independence Day 2018: Narendra Modi and his many turbans

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.


Mohit Malik, Eisha Singh, Shashank Vyas talk about their moment of independence and what it taught them

On Independence Day, decided to ask popular television actors Gautam Rode, Meera Deosthale, Mohit Malik, Eisha Singh and Shashank Vyas about their first moment of being independent.

Full Text: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day 2018 speech

Full text of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day 2018 speech: Modi addressed the nation for the fifth time speaking on a range of issues including his government's achievements over the last four years.

Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana will cover 50 crore people, says PM Modi

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana will pilot in 106 districts in 14 states of the country. The actual dates of pilot launch will have to be worked out with the states.

Happy Independence Day 2018 Wishes Images, Quotes, SMS, Photos, Messages, Status, Wallpaper, Pics, Greetings

Happy Independence Day 2018 Wishes Images, Quotes, SMS, Photos, Messages, Status: The day serves as a timely reminder of the struggle for independence and the many lives that were sacrificed in pursuit of that.

Independence Day 2018 Photos

Independence Day 2018: India celebrates the spirit of freedom

According to a statement by the DMRC, the train services wiere running as usual. However, stations like Lal Quila, Jama Masjid, Delhi Gate and ITO will have restrictions on entry and exit owing to security considerations. In Pic: Lady selling Tricolour flags on the roadside in New Delhi on Monday.

Independence Day 2018 pictures from Red Fort

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 Videos

PM Modi announces Ayushman Bharat, says the scheme will cover 50 crore people

The National Health Protection Scheme aims to provide health cover up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year. The scheme will be rolled out on September 25, on the occasion of Deen Dayal Upadhyay’s anniversary.

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

"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

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

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: