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President Droupadi Murmu on Independence Day eve: 'We will realise dreams of freedom fighters, Ambedkar's vision'

August 14, 2022 10:53 pm

Murmu was addressing the nation, on the eve of the 76th Independence Day. This was her maiden Independence Day eve speech.

In CMs’ Independence Day speeches: Population control, health cards, water disputes

August 16, 2021 6:55 am

Greeting people on the 75th Independence Day, chief ministers in the country Sunday made a number of announcements, put out promises — and also issued Covid-19 cautions. A snapshot of some speeches:

Independence Day 2019 Speech Ideas: 7 tips for kids

August 14, 2019 3:38 pm

Independence Day 2019: To mark the 73rd year of Independence, help your child write an informative and thoughtful speech by keeping these tips in mind.

RBI hasn't finished counting yet, where did PM get demonetisation cash figures from? asks Congress

August 16, 2017 6:40 pm

Congress questioned the Prime Minister on how he received the information that Rs 3 lakh crore has returned into banking system post demonetisation when the RBI is still counting the recovered cash and is yet to issue any details.

Maharashtra lawyer files plea terming PM's Independence Day speech unconstitutional

August 16, 2017 4:36 pm

In her complaint addressed to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and lodged with MIDC Police Station, advocate Rama Vitthalrao Kale has contended Modi referred to India and Bharat as "Hindustan", several times in his 55-minute long speech

PM Narendra Modi reaches out to Valley: Gaali, goli not the answer, embrace Kashmiris

August 16, 2017 8:35 am

Listing his governments’ initiatives for the empowerment of women, the Prime Minister also lauded the campaign by some Muslim women against the practice of triple talaq. Modi took a vow with people to make a New India by 2022

Rural issues, local solutions

October 25, 2014 1:00 am

For rural India, trust, empathy, aspiration and empowerment are as important as toilets

BSE Sensex, NSE Nifty hit record highs on Narendra Modi hopes, inflation

August 18, 2014 4:01 pm

Sensex rises 288 pts to end at new record high of 26,390.96.

Flip Side: Modi’s ID Card

August 17, 2014 12:40 am

Individuals and issues that are making and shaking news

Independence Day, loud and clear

August 16, 2014 12:28 am

Prime Minister has revived a tired annual ritual to speak directly to the people


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: