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'Unnecessary controversy': Facing flak, ICHR official says other posters will have Nehru's image

August 29, 2021 9:16 pm

The exclusion of Nehru's image from the poster of the 'Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations by the ICHR has triggered a controversy with opposition parties slamming the government for it.

Daily Briefing: First Covid vaccine for children above 12 gets nod; Sonia Gandhi calls for unity to fight BJP in 2024

August 21, 2021 7:48 am

Around Rs 935 crore was found to have been misappropriated under various schemes of MGNREGA, according to data obtained by The Indian Express through the Management Information System of the Rural Development Ministry.

Pune: Low-key Independence Day celebrations in defence establishments

August 17, 2021 8:07 am

INS Shivaji, the premier technical training establishment of the Indian Navy located at Lonavala also celebrated the Independence Day in a subdued manner.

Uddhav Thackeray at Independence Day address: Follow Covid-appropriate behaviour, avoid lockdown

August 16, 2021 12:21 pm

“Cases have already begun to spike in countries abroad, where the virus seems to be striking with renewed vigour. We must take care that a similar situation does not occur here,” Maharashta CM Uddhav Thackeray said.

West Bengal: CPI(M) celebrates Independence Day on grand scale

August 15, 2021 8:05 pm

"On the 75th year of Independence, the country faces bigger dangers -- the threat from Hindutva forces, the threat of communalism," central committee member Sujan Chakraborty said, explaining the decision to celebrate the day on a grand scale.

UP attracted investment worth Rs four lakh crore, communal riots checked: Adityanath

August 15, 2021 6:18 pm

"Once associated with anarchy and known as a state of riots, UP today has become a role model in terms of law and order," said Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath.

This Independence Day, ITBP personnel showcase their singing talent

August 15, 2021 12:18 pm

ITBP uploaded two videos with constables singing patriotic songs.

'Indian food gave me a voice; it represents the country's diversity, soul and fabric': Chef Vikas Khanna

August 15, 2021 12:16 am

The Michelin star chef opens up about his journey, struggles, connect with Indian food, lockdown and social initiatives, as well as his message for young people

How India’s independence movement influenced Korea’s struggle for freedom from Japanese rule

August 15, 2021 7:13 pm

Newspaper clippings from the Korean peninsula under Japanese rule show that Gandhi’s aims of obtaining full independence from British rule through the Non-Cooperation movement that reached its peak in 1921, had an unexpected impact on the Korean independence movement.

Independence Day 2021: Why PM Modi's announcement on fortified rice is significant

August 16, 2021 11:30 am

India accounts for over one-fifth of the world’s rice production. It is also the largest consumer of rice, with a per capita rice consumption of 6.8 kilograms per month.