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From Kartavya Path, PM Modi frames his grand project of erasure and construction. To get a sense of its challenge, Opposition needs to listen in

September 09, 2022 1:04 pm

For all its clarion call to the more empowered India of the future, the Central Vista project seems far too preoccupied with a past that has either lost its power to cramp the nation's present and future, or has become so entangled with it that separation seems to be a hopeless endeavour

Dancing, drums, and cultural displays: What's planned for Kartavya Path's inauguration?

September 08, 2022 6:33 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s inauguration of Kartavya Path in Delhi's Central Vista will see performances from Kerala, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, and more.

Rajpath out, Kartavya Path in as national capital prepares for mega event

September 08, 2022 4:31 am

‘In tune with values, principles of democracy, contemporary New India’

Rajpath as Kartavya Path: Duty calls, again

September 06, 2022 7:35 pm

The proposed renaming fits in with the theme of several speeches by PM Narendra Modi over the past year, underlining that with rights must come duties

Kingsway, Rajpath, Kartavya Path: from 'right to rule' to 'duty to serve'

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”.

Rajpath all set to be renamed Kartavya Path

September 06, 2022 7:09 am

Called Kingsway during British Rule, Rajpath is the showpiece stretch for the Republic Day parade on January 26 every year.

Rafale pilot to contingent commanders: Women officers steal the R-Day show

January 27, 2022 7:27 am

🔴 While several women officers led marching contingents, one of the highlights of the parade was the presence of the first woman pilot of the newly inducted Rafale fighter aircraft.

Sunday Long Reads: The nature of arts post-pandemic, Pradip Krishen interview, and more

June 13, 2021 12:09 pm

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'It’s a lesson in how not to be sensitive to public opinion’: Pradip Krishen

June 14, 2021 1:30 pm

From a petitioner to an advisor, naturalist Pradip Krishen on the Central Vista Redevelopment Project and the need to marry heritage with pragmatism

Republic Day Parade 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: Glorious display of 'Nari Shakti' on Rajpath

January 26, 2019 10:36 pm

Republic Day Parade 2019: Several leaders and cabinet ministers like Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, former PMs Manmohan Singh, Deve Gowda, Opposition leaders like Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Arvind Kejriwal were present at the grounds.


Republic Day celebration photos from across India

January 27, 2020 8:56 am

India Republic Day 2020 Images, Photos: Breaking decades-old tradition, the Republic Day proceedings this year will not begin from India Gate but instead will begin from the National War Memorial, where PM Modi will lay a wreath.

Behind the scenes photos of the Republic Day parade rehearsals

January 23, 2020 7:39 am

During the Republic Day parade, the IAF will showcase its might and glory, with its tableau depicting scaled-down models of five systems recently added to its inventory—Rafale aircraft, Tejas, Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), surface-to-air guided weapon Aakash missile and Astra missiles.


Army dogs all set to march down Rajpath after 26 years

January 20, 2016 7:14 am

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): After a gap of 26 years, Indian Army’s dog squad, along with their handlers, will march in this year’s Republic Day parade on January 26 in the national capital.There are 24 Labradors and 12 German Shepherds in the canine squad, who have been trained day and night so that they could walk in sync with their handlers. The Army has selected these 36 canines from its squad of 1,200 Labradors and German Shepherds that will march at the Rajpath before hundreds of people, including the chief guest, French President Francois Hollande. One of the dog handlers Captain Rishi Sharma said they have been practising from past four months and are looking forward to participate in the Republic Day parade. These dogs have been trained at the Remount and Veterinary Corps (RVC) Centre and College, which was established in 1960 at Meerut city. Another dog handler Naik DK Sahu said they practised three times in a day to prepare the dogs for the annual parade.