Indian colours, floats celebrate I-Day in New York

The Indian-American community, wearing bright and colourful clothes, celebrated India`s 68th Independence Day with a parade dancing down Manhattan`s Madison Avenue.

PM Modi inducts warship INS Kolkata, says military prowess acts as war deterrent

PM Narendra Modi inducts India`s largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata into the Navy on Saturday.

In stirring Independence Day speech, PM Modi unveils his India vision

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday unveiled his vision for a new, clean and prosperous India in his maiden and stirring Independence Day address from the Red Fort which won him accolades across the country.

Independence day celebrations peaceful across the country

Patriotic fervour gripped the country on Friday as it celebrated its 68th Independence Day with unfurling of tricolour and tributes to martyrs while Chief Ministers announced a number of schemes to accelerate development and appealed to extremists to shun violence.

`Shocked` to see schism within govt departments, says PM Modi

Expressing dismay over the manner of governance before he came to power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said there were "dozens of governments" within a government and that he has initiated steps to "demolish walls" that had come up between various departments.

Massive security cover in Delhi to ensure hitch-free Independence Day

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering his maiden Independence Day speech without a bullet-proof shield and thousands of people in attendance, to ensure an incident-free event was a greater challenge this time around for security agencies.

Punjab made maximum sacrifices for country`s freedom: Badal

Punjab`s contribution to the country`s freedom struggle was the maximum with nearly 80 percent of the freedom fighters being from the state, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said during his Independence Day address.

Pakistan PM greets Narendra Modi on Independence Day

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday greeted his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on India`s Independence Day and wished its people prosperity.

Mobile services temporarily suspended in Kashmir Valley

Mobile phone services across Kashmir Valley were temporarily suspended as a precautionary measure to prevent militants from using these devices to carry out any subversive activities.

Telangana plans pharma, cinema, sports cities around Hyderabad

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said his government would build pharma, manufacturing, education, health, sports and cinema cities around Hyderabad.

PM Narendra Modi electrifies crowd at Red Fort with his speech

Enthusiastic people cheered, applauded and whistled as Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his over an hour-long maiden Independence Day speech here on Friday.

Sonia Gandhi hoists tricolour at Congress headquarters

Congress president Sonia Gandhi hoisted the national flag at the AICC headquarters in a simple ceremony.

Omar Abdullah declares himself CM candidate for J&K Assembly polls

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah declared himself the chief ministerial candidate of his National Conference in the Assembly elections in the state.

Independence Day celebrated with enthusiasm in Odisha despite boycott call

Despite a boycott call by Maoists, Independence Day was celebrated across Odisha with gaiety and enthusiasm amid tight security with the government promising to implement a special policy for speedy empowerment of girls and women.

Patriotic fervour grips Indians across globe on I-Day

Patriotic fervour gripped Indians across the globe as they celebrated India`s 68th Independence Day, unfurling the tricolour and organising cultural festivities to mark the occasion.

University students throng to Red Fort to hear PM Modi`s speech

Hundreds of students from several colleges of Delhi University, Jamia Millia Islamia University, IP University and others, thronged to the historic Red Fort in large numbers to hear Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s speech on Independence Day.

NaMo maiden I-Day speech trending on social media

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort received overwhelming response from the netizens.

Clean India campaign to start on October 2: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a clean India campaign will be launched on October 02 this year.

Unprecedented interest among foreign missions to hear PM Modi

There was unprecedented interest among foreign missions in the national capital to hear Prime Minister Narendra Modi deliver his maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort.

Narendra Modi addresses nation on Independence Day: Sidelights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the national flag at the historic Red Fort on the occasion of 68th Independence Day amid loud cheers from the public.