India’s most loved and iconic freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose or Netaji was known for his rousing, motivational speeches. His speech, ‘Give me blood and I promise you freedom’, delivered in Burma to the members of his Indian National Army in 1944, is among the most popular. Share the speech with your child on the occasion of Netaji's 122nd birth anniversary.
Cinema, by Ghatak’s own admission, was nothing more than a means of expression. He obdurately refused to present a unified picture of Bengal or look at the jubilation of Independence. Instead, he focussed on the price one had to pay for it and compelled the audience to do the same.
Happy Independence Day 2018: The English teacher, keen to prove that he was a good teacher, wanted all his students to know every spelling so that he could impress his superiors. When he saw that Mohan was unsure, he prodded him to peep at his neighbour’s slate and see the spelling.
A school teacher said a group of parents and members of the VHP and Bajrang Dal argued with the principal and made her write an apology, stating she had made a mistake by not calling students to school on Independence Day.
The case was lodged against Abdul Rahman Ali, headmaster of Sijram Junior High School under the Prevention of Insult to National Honour Act section 2 (a gross affront or indignity offered the Indian national flag).
Robin Hood Army- a nationwide group of volunteers who collect surplus food from restaurants and eateries and take it to the poor, were chasing target of serving one million people today on Independence Day under the mega drive ‘Mission Million’.
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.
Thinking how to celebrate Independence Day in style? Well, we have got you covered! Right from Kangana Ranaut and Deepika Padukone's green saris to Chitrangada Singh's orange lehenga, here are a few celeb-inspired styling tricolour outfit ideas.
Independence Day 2017 images: Addressing the nation on the 70th Independence Day from the Red Fort, PM Modi says we have to take the country ahead with the determination of ‘New India’. “In our nation, there is no one big or small. Everybody is equal. Together we can bring a positive change in the nation,” he says
Every year, India celebrates Independence Day at New Delhi's Red Fort. The Army, Navy and Air Force march at the Fort while school children perform for dignitaries and audience present. The Prime Minister is expected to give a speech at the venue as well.
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.
"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.
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.
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To commemorate India's 72nd Independence Day, indianexpress.com asked many Bollywood actors, about their dream for India. Anil Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma and several others gave interesting replies.