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Delhi: With just 4,000 guests, a cautious I-Day at Red Fort

August 16, 2020 10:47 am

Apart from the crowd, also missing from the celebrations this year were the children. Each year, at least 2,000 children from across schools add to the festive air.

PM Modi: Along with 'Make in India', our mantra has to be 'Make for World'

August 15, 2020 9:41 am

India Independence Day 2020 PM Modi Speech: The new phrase was coined during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort in New Delhi on the occasion of India's 74th Independence Day.

India Independence Day 2020: Jaishankar thanks Russia, Bhutan, other countries for their wishes

August 15, 2020 11:33 pm

India Independence Day 2020 PM Narendra Modi Speech: PM Modi said, "India is committed to holding assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir once delimitation exercise is complete."

At Red Fort this Independence Day, no schoolchildren, police in PPE, list of invitees down to 250

July 24, 2020 10:41 am

In the afternoon, during the At Home function in Rashtrapati Bhavan, the focus will be on India's “Corona Warriors”, with invitations likely to be extended to medical professionals and key figures in the health sector.

Full text: PM Narendra Modi's 2019 Independence Day speech

August 15, 2019 2:21 pm

India Independence Day Narendra Modi speech full text: "High-jumps are needed in progress," Modi said, addressing the nation, adding that "one needs to dream together if India has to become $5 trillion economy".

Independence Day 2019 PM Modi speech Highlights: PM announces creation of Chief of Defence Staff

August 15, 2019 9:38 pm

India Independence Day 2019 PM Narendra Modi Speech Highlight: This was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first Independence Day speech after returning to power with a thumping majority in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections.

Cameras with facial recognition at Red Fort

August 15, 2019 1:59 am

Roads leading to Red Fort are under surveillance and personnel are taking help of trained sniffer dogs to check vehicles in north and central districts.

Delhi: Hidden under thick vegetation for years, Red Fort’s chhota hammam to get a facelift

June 26, 2019 9:35 am

Right next to Asad Burj, occupied by the Army till 2003, lies the hammam. At least 4.46 metres below the surface, the rectangular hammam is 21.5x6.3 square metre in size. For now, wild plants have taken over the hammam, built along with the Red Fort between 1639-48 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.

The ongoing exhibition at Barrack number 4 befittingly presents art from different periods

April 16, 2019 8:55 am

Organised by The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in collaboration with Delhi Art Gallery — titled “Drishyakala”, begins with British artists Thomas and William Daniell, who travelled through India late eighteenth century onwards to produce “Oriental Scenery”, often described as “the finest illustrated work on India”. “

Red Fort facelift comes under scrutiny as global body red flags ‘violations’

October 21, 2018 3:29 pm

A massive renovation exercise is currently on at the monument, which also includes, as per officials, a new red sandstone pathway being built over the existing quartzite stone pathway near the Chhatta Bazar and Naubat Khana buildings.


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: