Republic Day 2018

Republic Day 2018 News

A Republic of Inhospitality

If inclusiveness is the touchstone of a Republic, what is characteristic of India today is how increasingly large constituencies are being excluded from the nation. Muslims and Dalits have been hounded, garroted, and lynched

Republic Day: ITBP wins best marching contingent trophy

The ITBP tableau, depicting its duties and equipment used along the China border, featured in the parade after 20 years. The force with about 90,000-personnel has won the title 6 times in the past.


Kasganj violence: 49 arrested, Section 144 still in force

Kasganj Violence: Police said, "Chandan Gupta (22) died after being hit on the chest by a bullet and Noushad was admitted to a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district after being shot in the leg.

Congress upset after Congress president Rahul Gandhi assigned sixth-row seat at R-Day parade

Republic Day 2018: Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala said the Modi government’s “cheap politics” was in display when it broke tradition and denied Rahul a front-row seat. Congress sources said the party presidents had always been seated in the front row at the Republic Day Parade.

Counselled once, Pune girl held in Kashmir Valley after cops get Republic Day attack alert

Republic Day 2018: A senior police officer in south Kashmir told The Indian Express that they detained the girl on “suspicion” and that “no incriminating material was recovered from her”.

Republic Day celebrated in South Africa

Consul General K J Srinivasa said 2018 also marks the 25th year of the resumption of formal diplomatic relations between India and South Africa


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

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. 

Kashmir: 18-year-old girl from Pune, suspected to be suicide bomber, arrested

Kashmir Police sources confirmed that the girl, along with an accomplice, have been arrested, and that an investigation is underway.

Republic Day 2018: Here are the funniest tweets going viral

Republic Day 2018: From wondering if all of our military strength put together will be a decent match for Donald Trump's nuclear button to unanimously declaring the soldiers on bikes performing bone-chilling stunts as the 'real roadies', here is how Twitterati are celebrating the day.

WATCH: All-woman BSF bikers create history with Republic Day debut; Twitterati beam with pride

As India celebrated the 69th Republic Day, spectators were in for a splendid suprise when a newly raised Border Security Forces’ Women’s Motor Cycle team ‘Seema Bhawani’ made a spectacular debut with their daredevil stunts at the parade.

Republic Day 2018 Photos

Republic Day photos from across India

69th Republic Day Parade photos from Rajpath. The Indian armed forces will participate in the parade and showcase their military might. Click here for the latest pictures from India's Republic Day celebrations