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India showcases diversity, military might at Republic Day parade

India showcases diversity, military might at Republic Day parade

India for the first time after becoming a republic invited 10 guests of honour — heads of state from the 10 ASEAN countries.

Jan 26, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee's life after he leaves Rashtrapati Bhavan - A sneak peek

President Pranab Mukherjee's life after he leaves Rashtrapati Bhavan - A sneak peek

10 Rajaji Road, the new abode of outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee, is all ready to welcome its newest resident.

Jul 23, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Race for Raisina Hill: Odds favour NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind

Set for a comfortable victory, NDA presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind may bag over 62 per cent votes but fall short of the 69 per cent votes polled by incumbent Pranab Mukherjee in 2012.

Jun 25, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Beating Retreat regales crowd as President takes last buggy ride

Beating Retreat regales crowd as President takes last buggy ride

The ceremonial event at the Vijay Chowk this year saw 16 military bands, 16 pipes and drums bands from regimental centres and battalions enthralling the crowd.

Jan 29, 2017, 21:09 PM IST

2012 troop movement row: 'Manish Tewari has said a bold thing', says journalist Shekhar Gupta

Reacting to Manish Tewari's comments on 2012 troops movement controversy, journalist Shekhar Gupta said on Sunday that the Congress leader had done a bold thing.

Jan 10, 2016, 18:20 PM IST
2012 troop movement row: Manish Tewari sticks to stand, says 'nothing more to add or subtract'

2012 troop movement row: Manish Tewari sticks to stand, says 'nothing more to add or subtract'

Manish Tewari said on Sunday that he stood by his remarks on the 2012 troop movement controversy.

Jan 10, 2016, 17:45 PM IST
Manish Tewari is 'jobless' these days, should read my book: VK Singh on troops movement

Manish Tewari is 'jobless' these days, should read my book: VK Singh on troops movement

A day after former Union Minister Manish Tewari's sensational revelation that news report about Army troops' movement in 2012 was true, former Army chief and a Union minister now, VK Singh on Sunday slammed Tewari for his remark. 

Jan 10, 2016, 10:08 AM IST

DNA: Sonia leads Opposition march to Rashtrapati Bhawan against Land Bill

The opposition is determined to defeat the government`s controversial land acquisition bill, Congress president Sonia Gandhi declared on Tuesday after leading leaders of 14 political parties in a p

Mar 17, 2015, 23:28 PM IST

Narendra Modi`s swearing-in ceremony: 6,000 men, Air Defence to secure Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday

An "impregnable" air defence system in the sky and about 6,000 security personnel, from paramilitary commandos to police sharpshooters, on the ground will be deployed to guard heads of state and government who will be present at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace, Monday evening to attend the open-air oath-taking ceremony of the new Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

May 24, 2014, 19:53 PM IST

Couple strips in front of Rashtrapati Bhavan

A couple in their 30s stripped in front of Rashtrapati Bhavan after they were denied entry to the president`s house, police said Monday.

Feb 03, 2014, 14:19 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal unwell, undergoes tests

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who sat on a two-day dharna outside Rail Bhavan, is unwell on Wednesday and undergoing tests at a hospital.

Jan 22, 2014, 10:56 AM IST

Gang-rape protests: Delhi turns into fortress, metro stations shut

Hundreds of people reached the stations unaware that they have been closed due to continuing protests at India Gate against the gang-rape of a young girl last Sunday.

Dec 24, 2012, 13:21 PM IST

Delhi gang-rape: Shinde defends crackdown on protesters

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Monday defended the police crackdown on protesters at India Gate and Raisina Hill.

Dec 24, 2012, 10:52 AM IST

LK Advani blames PM`s `situation` for `all maladies`

In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, BJP leader LK Advani on Sunday said the present situation of the head of government was the "root cause of all maladies" afflicting the country these days.

Dec 23, 2012, 19:37 PM IST

Constable battling for life after India Gate violence

A Delhi Police Constable was on Sunday night battling for life after he was severely beaten up near India Gate by protesters.

Dec 23, 2012, 19:24 PM IST

Delhi gang-rape protests: Situation spinning out of control

Protests related to the December 16 gang-rape of a 23-year-old woman escalated late on Sunday afternoon.

Dec 23, 2012, 16:07 PM IST

Delhi gang-rape: Police use teargas, water cannons against protesters

Teargas shells were lobbed and water cannons used at protesters at India Gate agitating against the gangrape of a young girl here on Sunday as they marched towards Raisina Hills, hours after police evacuated demonstrators from there and Sonia Gandhi`s residence.

Dec 23, 2012, 12:02 PM IST

Gang-rape protests: Police clamp prohibitory orders in New Delhi

The police move came a day after thousands of youth clashed with police at Raisina Hill protesting against the gang-rape and demanding speedy punishment to the criminals.

Dec 23, 2012, 09:45 AM IST

Seven Metro stations near India Gate to remain closed

Seven Metro stations in Central Delhi will remain closed on Monday as well.

Dec 23, 2012, 09:42 AM IST

Delhi gang-rape: Police evacuate protesters from Raisina Hill

Most of the around 50 protesters at Raisina Hill could not do much as dense fog had hampered visibility. Protesters shouted slogans inside the bus.

Dec 23, 2012, 09:25 AM IST