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BJP hails PM’s Independence Day speech as inspiring

BJP working president J.P. Nadda said the Modi government has a strong will power to resolve to nation’s problems and blessings of the people.

16 Aug 2019 5:21 AM

Chhattisgarh hikes quota for OBCs, SCs

With this, the total reservation has gone up to 72 per cent, which is beyond the admissible quota of 50 per cent fixed by the Supreme Court.

16 Aug 2019 2:01 AM

India gets Chief of Defence Staff at last; Gen Rawat front-runner

PM Modi announces landmark military reform in his Red Fort address.

16 Aug 2019 1:08 AM

PM tries to inspire, but skirts the real anxieties

Modi conveyed his greetings to Afghanistan, that will be celebrating its Independence Day a few days later, and skipped any reference to Pakistan.

16 Aug 2019 12:29 AM

On Aug 15, PM asks nation to stay positive

Modi also dwelt on population control, though there was no indication of any policy contours in this direction.

16 Aug 2019 12:10 AM

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Patriotism for sale?

Citizens from all walks of life and professions weigh in on whether the commercialisation of patriotism has watered down the sentiment.

16 Aug 2019 12:02 AM

J&K: Independence Day celebrated in Kulgam, DC Showkat Ajaz Bhat hoists national flag

‘On the occasion, contingents of CRPF, JKP, JKP Ladies Police Group, ITBP, District police band, Home guard participated,’ statement read.

15 Aug 2019 8:10 PM

Telangana: Maoist posters urge people to observe Independence Day as 'black day'

The posters were found lying in the Gandhi Centre area in Cherla Mandal in Bhadradri Kothagudem.

15 Aug 2019 8:02 PM

Namaste! Netanyahu greets PM Modi, Indians on Independence Day

India and Israel share an extensive economic, military and strategic relationship that has strengthened in recent years.

15 Aug 2019 6:29 PM

Women, school students tie rakhi on PM Modi's wrist

The students seemed excited as Prime Minister interacted with them. Differently-abled students also tied rakhi on wrist of Prime Minister.

15 Aug 2019 5:45 PM

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Big B to Kajol, Bollywood wishes 'Happy Independence Day'; see posts

On 73rd Independence Day, scores of Bollywood celebrities expressed their love for the country.

15 Aug 2019 4:30 PM

Esha Gupta trolled for wishing Republic Day on Independence Day, says account hacked

Bollywood actor Esha Gupta got trolled for wishing Happy Republic Day on the freedom of day of India.

15 Aug 2019 3:12 PM

AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi unfurls tricolour in Hyderabad

While unfurling the flag at Old City near Madina Chowk, he was seen singing the national anthem.

15 Aug 2019 3:03 PM

2 students electrocuted ahead of flag hoisting in Gujarat school

The incident took place at the government-run school at Kenpur village in Santrampur taluka where the flag hoisting ceremony was organised.

15 Aug 2019 3:00 PM

Jagan Mohan Reddy hoists tri-colour in Vijayawada, briefs about various schemes

CM Reddy said, 'Freedom struggle is not just mere topic to read in history books instead it is great force that leads us to a good path.'

15 Aug 2019 2:53 PM

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Ram Madhav extends Independence Day greetings from Ladakh

Madhav was accompanied by Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal during the Independence Day celebration in the region.

15 Aug 2019 2:45 PM

Uttarakhand: CM extends Independence Day greetings; pays respect to freedom fighters

Under the ‘Mukhyamantri Pratibha Protsahan Yojana’, 25 topper children will also be given scholarship of 50 pc fee in all courses.

15 Aug 2019 2:33 PM

Sports fraternity wishes India on 73rd Independence Day

Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar wished the entire nation and asked the people to invest in early childhood development.

15 Aug 2019 1:21 PM

TN CM announces trifurcation of Vellore district; govt commits for 2-language formula

Quoting late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, he expressed his government's commitment to the two-language formula of Tamil and English.

15 Aug 2019 12:28 PM

India-US friendship flourished into strategic partnership in two decades: Mike Pompeo

Pompeo said: The United States and India are great democracies, global powers, and good friends.

15 Aug 2019 12:27 PM

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