Independence

Tripura Muslims patriot, they did not go to Pakistan: BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain

Tripura Muslims patriot, they did not go to Pakistan: BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Saturday labelled Tripura Muslims as patriots since they did not go to Pakistan after the Independence.

Feb 10, 2018, 23:02 PM IST
Identify freedom fighters since 1857, assist their kin: BJP MP

Identify freedom fighters since 1857, assist their kin: BJP MP

"India's fight for Independence began in 1857. The government should do a study and recognise such heroes as martyrs," he told PTI.

Dec 25, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
This Chhattisgarh village gets electricity for the first time since Independence

This Chhattisgarh village gets electricity for the first time since Independence

For the first time since Independence in 1947, residents of Jokapath village in Chhattisgarh will lit up with electricity. 

Dec 17, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
Those who don't love India should leave country, punished: RSS

Those who don't love India should leave country, punished: RSS

RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Sunday said those who do not love India should leave the country and a law should be enacted to punish those who disrespect the tricolour.

Dec 10, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

Spain gives Catalan leader eight days to drop independence

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday gave the Catalan government eight days to drop an independence bid, failing which he would suspend the Catalonia`s political autonomy and rule the region directly.

Oct 12, 2017, 06:07 AM IST
Maharashtra village gets electricity, bus services 70 yrs after Independence

Maharashtra village gets electricity, bus services 70 yrs after Independence

The residents of Amdeli village in Maharashtra had a long wait of 70 years before they could see their homes lit up with electricity and commute in public buses.

Sep 29, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
Massive 'yes' vote in Iraqi Kurd independence referendum

Massive 'yes' vote in Iraqi Kurd independence referendum

The non-Arab ethnic group of between 25 and 35 million is spread across Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria.

Sep 27, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
Hundreds of thousands rally for Catalan independence from Spain

Hundreds of thousands rally for Catalan independence from Spain

Protesters on Monday held a minute of silence for the victims of the attacks.

Sep 11, 2017, 22:56 PM IST

Gandhi Maidan in Patna to be transformed as 'city square'

Historic Gandhi Maidan in the heart of the town would be transformed into 'city square' as prevalent in prominent cities abroad and it would be made the "most happening place" by facilitating various activities.

Aug 17, 2017, 20:18 PM IST
'Sankalp se Siddhi' will help us achieve a corruption-free India: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

'Sankalp se Siddhi' will help us achieve a corruption-free India: Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

"We have suggested certain pledges to schools and colleges to achieve a caste free, dirt free and corruption free India," Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar added.

 

Aug 13, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
Kathmandu benefitted tremendously from ties with New Delhi: Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba

Kathmandu benefitted tremendously from ties with New Delhi: Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba

Praising citizens of India for their achievements in 70 years of independence, Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that Kathmandu has benefitted tremendously from its ties with New Delhi.

Aug 12, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Divided Muslim family yearns to reunite, 70 years after India-Pakistan split

Divided Muslim family yearns to reunite, 70 years after India-Pakistan split

As India and Pakistan prepare to celebrate 70 years of independence from Britain next week, thousands of families in the nuclear-armed neighbours remain divided by a border that strained diplomatic ties make harder to cross.

Aug 12, 2017, 09:17 AM IST
Pakistani textbooks preach 'traitorous' Hindus are to blame for bloodshed during Independence

Pakistani textbooks preach 'traitorous' Hindus are to blame for bloodshed during Independence

This rationale is starkly different from what students across the border in India are taught

Aug 04, 2017, 09:34 AM IST

Scottish secessionist dreams of swift independence vote dashed

Sturgeon`s party, which nearly swept the board in Scotland two years ago, lost heavyweights to a Conservative Party reinvigorated by Scottish leader Ruth Davidson.
 

Jun 09, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Modi most popular leader since Independence: Sambit Patra

"If you look at the performance of the union government under the leadership of Narendra Modi, you will witness that the credibility of India has reached an all time high," BJP national spokesman Sambit Patra told reporters here.

Jun 03, 2017, 22:37 PM IST
British PM Theresa May blocks second Scottish independence referendum

British PM Theresa May blocks second Scottish independence referendum

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday ruled out a call for a Scottish independence referendum by saying "now is not the time" for another vote.

Mar 16, 2017, 22:47 PM IST
Independence, career more important than marriage in life: Reveals study on young singles

Independence, career more important than marriage in life: Reveals study on young singles

The survey saw plenty of witty and wise responses.

Sep 25, 2016, 12:34 PM IST

Pakistan has been crying for Kashmir ever since independence: NPP

The National Panthers Party (NPP) on Saturday said there was nothing new in Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's assertion that he is 'waiting for the day' when Kashmir becomes its part, as Islamabad has been pining for the region ever since independence.

Jul 23, 2016, 11:17 AM IST

FBI director to face Republican fire over Clinton email probe

Republicans will get their first chance to grill FBI Director James Comey when he appears before Congress on Thursday to explain his decision not to recommend criminal charges against Democrat Hillary Clinton over her use of private email servers.

Jul 07, 2016, 17:11 PM IST

Pranab Mukherjee wishes Barack Obama on eve of American Independence Day

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Jul 04, 2016, 17:00 PM IST