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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 parade: Before a dance to remember, long rehearsals, little sleep

January 27, 2018 7:22 am

Republic Day 2018: Dressed in colourful attire, and sporting buns, plaits and parted hair, the children put up a show representing the 10-member countries of ASEAN, whose leaders too were in attendance. 

Sangrai dance from Tripura to debut at Rajpath on Republic Day

January 07, 2018 6:20 pm

For the first time, 150 tribal students selected from 25 schools of three districts of Tripura will perform the traditional ‘Sangrai dance’ in the ceremonious Republic Day parade.

The day before: Carpets, mats and a blanket of security over heart of Delhi

June 21, 2015 1:58 am

“Everything has to work like clockwork. When dawn comes, everything has to be perfect,” said officials.

High security for Yoga Day at Rajpath

June 20, 2015 8:06 am

Following the IB alert, the Delhi Police has banned flying of kites, balloons, gliders and micro-light objects during the programme. The use of drones for aerial photography has also been banned.

International Yoga Day: Security agencies launch 'Operation DOGA'

June 17, 2015 5:35 pm

Around 40,000 people are expected to perform 'asanas' during the 35-minute event which starts at 7 am on Rajpath.

Delhi Confidential: Mega Yoga Plans

May 20, 2015 1:58 am

With Narendra Modi expected to perform yoga, the Home Ministry is busy making security arrangements to protect the country’s VVIPs who will be present at the event.

Body found near Rajpath

January 27, 2015 2:47 am

Injury marks were found on the body.


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.