Historic Red Fort to host NRAT Final, 2015 Archery Asia Cup
Historic Red Fort to host NRAT Final, 2015 Archery Asia Cup

In a first, the historic Mughal period monument Red Fort will host the finals of Tata National Ranking Archery Tournament on Sunday, a competition which is being seen as a preparatory event for next year's Asia Cup to be held in the Capital from January 10-17.

Man tries to set ablaze Delhi Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam Bukhari, held

Miffed at not being able to meet Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam Bukhari, a 32-year-old man allegedly threw a bottle of kerosene at the cleric on Sunday in an attempt to set him ablaze.

DMRC denies unauthorised groundwater extraction near Red Fort

Rubbishing allegations that Delhi Metro is "unauthorisedly" extracting groundwater during construction of an underground station in the Lal Qila area here, DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh said no expert can claim that the work has done any harm to the monument.

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.

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.

PM Narendra Modi interacts with school children

For 13-year-old Ilma Khan, shaking hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi was nothing less than a dream.

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on 68th Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday urged Indians to give up the "poison" of casteism and communalism and embrace unity for the country`s progress.

Free metro ride for commuters to attend Independence Day at Red Fort

Those who want to attend the Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort on Friday can avail of free metro ride.

Independence Day: Channels likely to carry sign language interpretation of flag-hoisting ceremony

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has advised all private channels to carry sign language interpretation of the flag-hoisting ceremony and commentary of the Independence Day celebrations on Friday.

Massive security cover for Independence Day in national capital

Thousands of armed security personnel kept a hawk-eyed vigil over the capital, especially around the Red Fort and surrounding areas where Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the national flag and delivered his maiden Independence Day address to the nation.

10,000 seats for public at Red Fort in a first for PM Modi`s maiden Independence Day speech

In a first, around 10,000 members of the general public will be present at the historic Red Fort to witness Prime Minister Narendra Modi deliver his maiden Independence Day address to the nation.

Uproar in LS as Sena MP says saffron flag to be hoisted atop Red Fort

Lok Sabha witnessed ruckus on Tuesday after a Shiv Sena member remarked that saffron flag would be hoisted atop the Red Fort leading to a brief adjournment.

Red Fort recceed, photographed by IM operative

Red Fort in the national capital was on the radar of Indian Mujahideen, as one of the arrested operatives of the terror outfit has revealed that a recce of the Mughal-era monument was carried out.

South Korean Prez visits Red Fort

Taking a break from her busy scheudule, South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Friday visited the historic Red Fort and inaugurated the first-ever Korean audio guide seeking to promote bilateral cultural ties.

26-yr-old held for robbing foreign tourists

A 26-year-old youth has been arrested here for allegedly robbing valuables from foreign nationals after drugging them, police said.

Instilling confidence in young diabetics

A group of 50 diabetic children along with their families and doctors together shared their experiences and helped boost each others’ morale at the historic Red Fort here Saturday.

Improper to compare PM`s I-Day speech with others: I&B min to channels

I&B ministry has asked TV channels not to compare Prime Minister`s address to the nation on occasions like Independence Day with speeches of other leaders, like Narendra Modi`s speech on August 15.

Ravana goes up in flames as Dussehra celebrated with fervour

Light showers failed to dampen the festive spirits of Delhiites who thronged various Dussehra venues where effigies of Ravana were set afire.