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When Army Headquarters recommended cancelling `72 R-Day parade

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 17:23

The Army headquarters had recommended that the Republic Day parade in 1972 be cancelled but the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi wanted the pageant to happen to celebrate Indian Army`s stupendous victory in the 1971 War against Pakistan.

Delhi gang-rape victim`s father seeks death penalty for rapists

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 19:46

The parents of the 23-year-old girl, who was gang-raped in Delhi in December 2012, have advocated for corporal punishment to offenders in rape cases.

Doordarshan`s live streaming of Republic Day gets good response

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 13:38

In a first, national broadcaster Doordarshan Sunday broadcast High Definition live streaming of the Republic Day Parade on internet.

Himachal prisoners take part in Republic Day parade

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 13:22

Thirteen prisoners set themselves `free` this Republic Day by marching and playing to the tunes of `Sare Jahan se Accha Hindustan Hamara` here Sunday.

India showcases military acumen, cultural kaleidoscope on 65th Republic Day

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 05:16

As India celebrates 65th Republic Day, the true essence of Indian pride came alive on the 8km stretch from Raisina Hills to Red Fort as the marching contingents presented a brilliant display of the country`s military prowess and a kaleidoscope of cultural richness.

AAP ministers abandoned Sachivalay, broke law: Arun Jaitley

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 23:06

Hitting out at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitely on Saturday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for staging dharna in the national capital and subsequently breaking law.

Did Arvind Kejriwal really gain from AAP`s protest drama?

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 19:09

AAP`s recent showdown with the Centre over its demand for direct control over Delhi Police and the unmindful utterances of its leaders has disappointed many.

Why Aam Aadmi Party should “mind their language”

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 18:59

From a role model, Arvind Kejriwal has become a known lawbreaker and a loud-mouth too.

Japanese PM to be chief guest at Republic Day Parade

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 15:18

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day Parade this year, the first ever Japanese dignitary to grace the occasion.

Delhi Police file FIR against AAP protesters, Arvind Kejriwal not named

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 09:52

Hours after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called off a dramatic 33-hour street protest demanding action against five policemen, Delhi Police on Wednesday registered an First Information Report (FIR) against `unknown persons` in connection with the violent scuffle during his party`s dharna at Rail Bhavan in which several people were injured.

Armed forces participation to add colour to R-Day parade

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 21:53

Army vehicles with Bofors gun, Naval band and display of Pechora missile by the Air Force will be the highlights of this year`s Republic Day parade at Marine Drive.

Tough time for Delhi Police personnel at Kejriwal dharna site

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 22:53

It has been a grueling time for nearly 2,000 Delhi Police personnel, including 16 DCPs, deployed at the site where Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is sitting on a dharna against city police`s alleged high-handedness. The task for these personnel began from 6 AM in ensuring that the place is secured for Kejriwal who had decided to stage a protest despite prohibitory orders in place.