Barack Obama praises PM Modi for shaking India's 'bureaucratic inertia'
Barack Obama praises PM Modi for shaking India's 'bureaucratic inertia'

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to shake up the "bureaucratic inertia" in India, less than a month after he described the Indian leader as a "man of action".

Barack Obama accepts PM Modi's invite to attend India's Republic Day parade

In a major diplomatic victory for the NDA government and a massive boost to Indo-American ties, US President Barack Obama on Friday accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invite to be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations next year.

When Army Headquarters recommended cancelling `72 R-Day parade

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

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

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

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

AAP ministers abandoned Sachivalay, broke law: Arun Jaitley

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.

Why Aam Aadmi Party should “mind their language”

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

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

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.

Japanese PM to be chief guest at Republic Day Parade

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.

Armed forces participation to add colour to R-Day parade

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

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.

No Change of Guard drill at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Jan 18, 25

The Change of Guard ceremony that takes place every Saturday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan has been cancelled on Jan 18 and 25 because of the Republic Day parade on Jan 26 and the Beating Retreat ceremony on Jan 29, it was announced Thursday.

NCC gears up for Republic Day Parade

As part of the rehearsal for the Jan 26 Republic Day Parade, NCC cadets from across the country are going through their final routines here, a senior official said Monday.

Bhutan King chief guest at Republic Day parade

Bhutan`s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck was the Chief Guest at the 64th Republic Day Celebrations on Saturday.

India showcases cultural heritage, military might on Republic Day

A kaleidoscopic view of the country`s rich cultural heritage and military prowess were on display at the 64th Republic Day parade on Saturday.

Cultural heritage, Army grandeur in store for R-Day

A large crowd gathered on the Rajpath to view the rehearsal when military and police forces marched down from Raisina Hills and headed to Red Fort.

Agni-5 to be star attraction at Republic Day Parade

Long Range Ballistic Missile Agni-5 and Airborne Early Warning and Control System will be some of the major attractions of the DRDO tableau during the Republic Day parade.

Vigil tightened in Delhi ahead of R-Day

Police personnel are being fanned across Delhi ahead of Republic Day parade this Saturday.

No change of guards ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on January 19, 26

There will be no change of guards at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on January 19 and 26 due to rehearsal of Republic Day parade and subsequent ceremony.