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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.

Man who 'planted Sikh flag on Red Fort' gets interim protection from Delhi court

July 01, 2021 3:20 pm

The court also said that the accused would be entitled to the benefits of the Supreme Court directives on fresh arrests amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Red Fort vandalism case: 26-year-old protestor Buta Singh held from Punjab

July 01, 2021 8:24 am

DCP Monika Bhardwaj said the accused Buta Singh was seen in a video along with his associates at Red Fort in which they claimed that they had hoisted the religious flag at the main Flag hoisting area.

Explained: The terms for loaning out Bose artefacts at Red Fort; when they will be brought back

June 30, 2021 11:58 am

The Ministry of Culture and the Archaeological Survey of India have said artefacts from the Subhas Chandra Bose Museum at Red Fort were loaned out to the Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata for an exhibition on the freedom fighter.

Conspiracy to cause embarrassment: Delhi Police chargesheet on Republic Day violence

May 29, 2021 1:21 am

The Delhi Police chargesheet alleges that protesters had a "pre-conceived and well-coordinated" plan to break the agreement between police and farmer leaders about the three routes for the tractor rally on Republic Day.

Government shuts monuments down till May 15

April 15, 2021 10:34 pm

Sources in the Ministry of Culture said that if the situation doesn’t improve, the shutdown may extend beyond May 15. Last year, too, the monuments remained closed for more than 100 days as part of the nationwide lockdown.

X-crossing at Red Fort in 40 days

March 22, 2021 1:52 am

A scramble crossing allows pedestrians to cross in all directions, including diagonal. The purpose is to ease pedestrian movement and also to ensure that the theme of the area in front of Red Fort is in tune with that of a redeveloped Chandni Chowk.

Red Fort incident: Delhi court sends actor-activist Deep Sidhu to 14-day judicial custody

February 23, 2021 6:26 pm

The court had first sent Sidhu to police custody on February 9 for seven days, after the police alleged he was one of the main instigators of the violent incidents at the Red Fort. His custody was further extended by seven days on February 16.

Republic Day violence: Man who climbed Red Fort tomb arrested

February 22, 2021 8:54 pm

The arrested man has been identified as Jaspreet Singh and he is one of the associates of Maninder Singh, who was arrested last Tuesday for allegedly swinging swords with the intent of “motivating” and “energising” the protesters at the historic monument, PTI reported.


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: