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Red Fort to reopen after Independence Day with a new addition — its own restaurant

August 14, 2022 1:46 am

The timings of the new outlet will be in consonance with that of the monument, fixed by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), as per its rules for protected monuments.

I-Day security challenge: Catching monkeys at Red Fort

August 13, 2022 8:12 am

Not just Red Fort, officials of the Central district are also combing Rajghat, which too will be visited by the PM, to make sure it is free of monkeys.

Independence Day: Delhi Police announce traffic restrictions around Red Fort, border closures

August 12, 2022 11:52 am

There would be border restrictions on commercial and transport vehicle movement between 10 pm and 11 am for the next three days.

231 expert kite fliers roped in to keep skies clear when PM Modi addresses nation from Red Fort on Independence Day

August 04, 2022 10:35 am

In a first-of-its-kind security outreach to prevent stray kites from falling inside Red Fort, the police have sought the cooperation of 231 regular kite-flyers from the walled city area.

Daily Briefing: Missing case in Khargone communal clash becomes the first casualty, Jaffna's fishermen issue aggravates following New Delhi-Beijing renewable energy project

April 19, 2022 8:58 am

A week after communal clashes broke out in Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone during a Ram Navami procession, a 28-year-old man who went missing soon after became the first casualty of the clashes.

‘Inordinate delay of 170 years’: Delhi HC junks woman’s plea seeking possession of Red Fort

December 20, 2021 10:21 pm

A resident of a slum in West Bengal’s Howrah, Sultana said that she is the widow of the Mughal emperor’s great-grandson Mirza Mohammad Bedar Bakht, who had “successfully escaped from Rangoon”.

Fewer seats, strict protocol: A socially distanced Ramlila opens at Red Fort

October 08, 2021 9:14 pm

It was only after the recent Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) guidelines relaxed prohibition on social gatherings for the festive season that the producers, directors, and artistes knew that they would be performing in the Lal Qila like they used to before.

Delhi court grants anticipatory bail to Lakha Sidhana in Red Fort violence case

September 17, 2021 7:56 pm

Additional Sessions Judge Jagdish Kumar observed that the accused has admitted he was part of a mob and has already been granted bail in a connected case.

After intel inputs ahead of I-Day, Delhi top cop asks night gazetted officers to visit Red Fort at least once during patrolling

July 16, 2021 1:23 pm

Sources said intelligence agencies have alerted Delhi Police to make appropriate security arrangements at Red Fort after receiving inputs of ‘some planning’ before August 15.

Red Fort vandalism case: Police want lawyers of their choice, Cabinet to take call

July 16, 2021 1:46 am

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal had on July 2 written to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal requesting him to convey the decision of the Cabinet on this matter to him at the earliest.


In pictures: International Yoga Day celebrations around the country

June 21, 2021 5:40 pm

The proposal to start Yoga Day was introduced by PM Modi in his address during the opening of the 69th session of the General Assembly in 2014.

Independence Day 2019: Preparations begin with full dress rehearsal at Red Fort

August 13, 2019 10:59 am

PM Modi will hoist the Tricolour at the Red Fort on Thursday. Following which he is scheduled to deliver a speech to the nation. This will be his first Independence Day speech after securing a thumping victory in the recently-concluded elections.

Independence Day 2018: Dress rehearsal ahead of celebrations on August 15

August 14, 2018 8:24 pm

Independence Day 2018 full dress rehearsal was held at Red Fort on Monday.

Narendra Modi calls himself Pradhan Sevak at maiden Independence Day speech

August 15, 2014 8:12 pm

Addressing the nation on India’s 68th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed from tradition and spoke extempore on his vision of India.

Rehearsals in full swing ahead of Independence Day celebrations

August 13, 2014 4:49 pm

Full dress rehearsal of 68th Independence Day at Red Fort on Wednesday.

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif offers prayers at Jama Masjid

May 27, 2014 11:56 am

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday offered prayers at the historic Jama Masjid.


Life inside the Red Fort, through the eyes of historian Rana Safvi

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

At a special event introducing her latest book, Rana Safvi gave a tour of what Mughal life looked like inside the Red Fort.

PM Modi announces Ayushman Bharat, says the scheme will cover 50 crore people

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

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.

From Red Fort, PM Narendra Modi promises to double farmers' income by 2022

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

"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.

From condemning rape to promising Triple Talaq Bill, Narendra Modi makes a pitch to women voters in I-day speech

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

From Red Fort, Narendra Modi pitches to women voters; condemns rape, promises permanent commission for women and triple talaq bill. See more: