Security tight in Delhi ahead of R-Day

Security has been beefed up ahead of Republic Day with the barricading of entry points to Delhi and random checks of vehicles.

J&K witnesses incident free R-Day

NN Vohra appreciated the role of security forces in
preventing cross border infiltration.

R-Day celebrated in West Bengal

The main function was held on the Indira Gandhi Sarani in the Maidan area where Governor M K Narayanan unfurled the Tricolour.

PoK resident attends R-Day function in Uri

A resident of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) attended the Republic Day function in Uri Tehsil.

R-Day: Prez hosts `At Home` at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Over 2,000 guests were invited for the event held on the
sprawling lawns of the Mughal Garden.

Indian, Chinese armies celebrate R-Day

Tricolor was unfurled at the beginning of the
meeting and both Chinese and Indian delegations saluted the
the national flag.

Amidst threats & boycotts, India celebrates R-Day peacefully

From Jammu and Kashmir to Kerala, from Gujarat to Assam, Indians celebrated a peaceful 61st Republic Day Tuesday, undaunted by terror threats, Maoist shutdowns, separatist boycotts or even the morning fog that blanketed New Delhi where thousands congregated for the grand parade of military might and cultural diversity. Security was tight in the wake of threats but the enthusiasm was intact.

Obama hails partnership as Indians in US celebrate R-Day

President Barack Obama has in a message of greetings on India`s 61st Republic day Tuesday hailed the growing partnership between the US and India and the friendship between the two peoples.

Chilly and foggy R-Day, five more deaths due to the cold

It was a chilly and foggy
Republic Day in the northern region today as the death of five
more persons due to the cold took the total toll this winter
to 550.

Pak troops exchange sweets with Indians on R-day

Pakistani troops extended greetings
and exchanged sweets with Indian soldiers in two sectors along
the Line of Control on Republic Day on Tuesday.

Mobile services jammed in J&K during R-Day

In an unprecedented security measure,
mobile services were jammed in the entire state today for
nearly 10 hours following intelligence inputs of the
possibility of cell phones being used by militants.

WB governor unfurls tri-colour amidst tight security

Amidst tight security, the new Governor of West Bengal M K Narayanan unfurled the tri-colour and took the salute of an impressive parade, at the state capital here today.

R-Day: Six Naxals surrender before Maha Home Minister

Six dreaded Naxalites,
involved in killing of 16 police personnel last year, on Tuesday
surrendered before Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil at the
police parade ground here on the occasion of Republic Day.

Security tight, increased vigil across India ahead of R-day

A ground-to-air security apparatus will be in place in the Capital where one of the highest ever deployment of 15,000 police and paramilitary personnel will secure the 8-km route of the main parade for the R-Day celebrations.