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Deep Sidhu claims tried to pacify crowd at Red Fort, court asks police to unearth ‘true picture’

February 27, 2021 1:42 pm

Sidhu’s lawyers had moved court asking it to issue directions to the investigating agency to include all videos and other material showing “innocence” of accused on the record.

Police supposed to collect evidence for true picture, says court on Deep Sidhu's plea for fair probe

February 26, 2021 9:09 pm

The court added however that appropriate action may be taken and relevant sections added to the charges if Sidhu was trying to mislead the investigation by fabricating false evidence.

R-Day violence: Over 40 released, no bail plea rejected so far: DSGMC

February 23, 2021 12:41 am

First to offer free legal assistance to the accused arrested for alleged involvement in violence during R-Day, the DSGMC has been also arranging for guarantors and bank securities for the accused.

As cops look for Lakha Sidhana, SKM legal cell says he is on his own

February 16, 2021 10:06 am

Despite his popularity, Lakha was also declared traitor from the stage of SKM, blaming him for instigating youth to violate the route agreed between farmer leaders and Delhi Police.

Delhi Police takes Deep Sidhu to Red Fort to recreate vandalism scene on Republic Day

February 13, 2021 2:45 pm

Sidhu, according to police, was a "prominent player" behind the January 26 violence and vandalism at the Red Fort. He was arrested from Karnal bypass in Haryana on Monday night by a team of Delhi Police's Special Cell.

Still wanted by Delhi Police: 45-yr-old who threatened to shoot cops with their own weapons

February 10, 2021 10:34 am

Delhi Police has announced a cash reward of Rs 50,000 for anyone who gives information on Iqbal Singh's whereabouts.

The events of January 26 and a narrative of convenience

February 07, 2021 1:09 pm

The unruly behaviour of a small section of protesters should not be exaggerated to brand the farmers’ protest as anti-national.

In FIR against protesters, farm laws find mention

February 01, 2021 4:31 am

The FIR was registered on a complaint by Paschim Vihar SHO Tejpal Pal Singh under sections of the IPC, Epidemic Diseases Act and Disaster Management Act.

Stir took a hit post R-Day chaos, Tikait appeal revived it: Rajewal

January 31, 2021 4:37 am

He praised Tikait for “handling” situation at the Ghazipur border well when the Ghaziabad administration had served them a notice to vacate the place.

Tikait’s tears turn the tide in Punjab villages

January 31, 2021 1:45 am

Several village-level committees are now sending large number of people, not just farmers, to support the movement.


Ahead of R-Day parade, India's military might on display during full dress rehearsal

January 23, 2021 4:49 pm

Various units of India's armed forces and weaponary paraded in full dress rehearsal on Saturday ahead of the 72nd Republic Day celebration in New Delhi.

Republic Day participants undergo Covid test before parade

January 22, 2021 7:40 pm

Owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the Republic Day celebrations are likely to be truncated. Last year’s Independence Day celebrations had been scaled down as well.

Beating Retreat: 26 performances bring 70th Republic Day celebrations to a close

January 30, 2020 11:55 am

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Air Force Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria and Navy Chief Admiral Karamvir Singh were present on the occasion.

On Republic Day, thousands form human chain against CAA-NRC in Kerala, Kolkata

January 27, 2020 8:57 am

After the rehearsal at 3:30 pm, the human chain took shape at 4 pm. It is to be followed by public meetings at over 250 places across the state.

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.

Republic Day parade rehearsal in full swing in Kolkata

January 18, 2020 5:23 pm

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is visiting India as Chief Guest at the 71st Republic Day celebrations on January 26 this year, the third by a head of state from that country.

Beating Retreat ceremony: 26 performances mark conclusion of Republic Day celebrations

January 28, 2020 11:08 am

The defence forces who come to the national capital to be a part of Republic Day celebrations are sent back to their barracks by the President through this Beating Retreat ceremony.

India celebrates 71st Republic Day, Rajpath witness military might

January 26, 2020 3:35 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to the martyrs by laying a wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti in the presence of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the three service chiefs.


South African President Cyril Ramaphosa remembers Gandhi & Mandela

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, the chief guest of this year's Republic Day celebrations, recalls the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.

Jaitley meets school media contest winners

January 27, 2016 11:11 am

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): The winners of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting's Republic Day School Media Contest met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and veteran Indian shooter and politician Rajyavardhan Rathore on Wednesday. The winners were awarded certificates and prizes for their contribution. The contests were held on Ministry's Facebook and Twitter page, where graffiti were invited from participants on various flagship programmes of the government. The competition was open for a fortnight from 1 to 14 January.

Wagah border: Performances ahead of beating retreat parade

January 26, 2016 5:32 pm

Punjab, Jan 26 (ANI): Ceremonial performances were witnessed during the Republic day celebrations on Wagah Border ahead of beating the retreat parade on Tuesday.The Border Security Forces (BSF) and the Pakistani Rangers on Tuesday exchanged sweets on the occasion of India's 67th Republic Day along the Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar in Punjab.

Islamabad: Republic day celebrated at Indian Consulate

January 26, 2016 5:32 pm

Islamabad, Jan 26 (ANI): While India celebrated Republic day with fervor, the day was also celebrated with energy and joy at the Indian consulate in Islamabad, Pakistan.The Indian National flag was hoisted at the Consulate along with slogans praising India.

67th Republic Day parade: Grand display of India’s military might

January 26, 2016 5:31 pm

India celebrates its 67th Republic Day with President Francois Hollande as the chief guest. President Pranab Mukherjee will take salute from the Indian military contingents. We bring you the latest.

Shani Shingnapur Temple controversy: 1,000 women to visit shrine

January 25, 2016 12:01 pm

Pune, Jan 25 (ANI): Women activist Trupti Desai on Monday said on Republic Day, around 1,000 women will go to the Shani Shingnapur Temple in Maharashtra. The sacred platform has been reportedly out of bounds for women as per centuries-old tradition. Desai added that it is a fight of women's self respect and will continue the fight for justice. Raising a question, she said when a man visits the temple then there is no problem, but when a woman goes it becomes unsacred? The prohibition of women entry has prompted lot of ruckus in recent days.

Nation on high alert ahead of Republic Day

January 25, 2016 5:50 am

New Delhi/Mumbai/ Srinagar, Jan 25 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in the entire nation ahead of Republic Day celebrations. Various check-posts have been set up in the national capital. The security forces have been kept on high alert in regard to the celebrations as they continued checking and frisking vehicles. Security arrangements have tightened at the Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. High alert has been issued in Jammu and Kashmir, especially in view of the recent Pathankot terror attack. Police personnel have been deployed in strength in the city, particularly around Bakshi Stadium, the venue for the main Republic Day parade in the Valley, to foil any attempts by militants.