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Article 370 degraded our culture and language: Ladakh MP Jamyang Namgyal

Article 370 degraded our culture and language: Ladakh MP Jamyang Namgyal

Namgyal, 34, is one of BJP`s key voices in the Ladakh region. 

Aug 15, 2019, 18:24 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi's Pakistani 'rakhi' sister Qamar Mohsin Shaikh wishes him good health, hails triple talaq law

PM Narendra Modi's Pakistani 'rakhi' sister Qamar Mohsin Shaikh wishes him good health, hails triple talaq law

It may be recalled that Qamar Mohsin Shaikh is a Pakistani national who came to India after marriage. She had been tying 'rakhi' on PM Modi's wrist for the last 24 years.

Aug 15, 2019, 17:50 PM IST
Indian High Commission in Pakistan celebrates Independence Day, organises 73-km cycling ride

Indian High Commission in Pakistan celebrates Independence Day, organises 73-km cycling ride

The Indian High Commission in Pakistan on Thursday organised a cycling ride for 73 kilometers to celebrate India's 73rd Independence Day.

Aug 15, 2019, 16:45 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation on 73rd Independence Day: Read full speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation on 73rd Independence Day: Read full speech

In his 92 minute-speech, the Prime Minister touched upon a wide range of subjects of national interest.

Aug 15, 2019, 15:43 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir incomplete without its Kashmiri Pandits, says Governor Satya Pal Malik

Jammu and Kashmir incomplete without its Kashmiri Pandits, says Governor Satya Pal Malik

Governor Malik also congratulating the people of Kashmir for cooperating with the administration during the Amarnath Yatra. He said that the pilgrimage went smoothly for 30 days and over three lakh

Aug 15, 2019, 15:13 PM IST
Rs 100 lakh crore for infrastructure as Modi government targets $5 trillion-economy club

Rs 100 lakh crore for infrastructure as Modi government targets $5 trillion-economy club

In his sixth Independence Day speech, PM Modi touched upon a range of subjects, beginning from the scrapping of Article 370 and triple talaq practices to advocating for population control and

Aug 15, 2019, 14:07 PM IST
PM Modi sets epic travel goals for Indians: 15 destinations by 2022

PM Modi sets epic travel goals for Indians: 15 destinations by 2022

Visiting places will boost tourism in these areas and automatically lead to better facilities, said the Prime Minister.   

Aug 15, 2019, 12:34 PM IST
This Independence Day, women should take charge of their own safety

This Independence Day, women should take charge of their own safety

Despite the gruesome 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case, the situation hasn’t changed much in the capital. Delhi is still known as the rape capital.

Aug 15, 2019, 12:31 PM IST
PM Modi announces Rs 3.5 lakh crore under Jal Jeevan Mission for ambitious 'har ghar jal' project

PM Modi announces Rs 3.5 lakh crore under Jal Jeevan Mission for ambitious 'har ghar jal' project

Stressing on water conservation at grass root levels, the PM said that people need "to do more than four times of what was done in the last 70 years for water conservation".  

Aug 15, 2019, 11:57 AM IST
US, Russia extend greetings on Independence Day, call India a global power with high authority

US, Russia extend greetings on Independence Day, call India a global power with high authority

While talking about the "shared democratic values, strong people-to-people ties", US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, "The United States and India have enjoyed close ties of friendship since the

Aug 15, 2019, 11:41 AM IST
PM Modi advocates for smaller families, calls population control form of 'patriotism'

PM Modi advocates for smaller families, calls population control form of 'patriotism'

India is home to about 1.35 billion people. The country's population is projected to touch 1.5 billion by 2030.

Aug 15, 2019, 11:30 AM IST
After 'One Nation, One Constitution', time for 'One Nation, One Election', says PM Narendra Modi

After 'One Nation, One Constitution', time for 'One Nation, One Election', says PM Narendra Modi

Delivering his sixth Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort, PM Modi said, "GST brought to life the dream of One Nation, One Tax. India has also achieved One Nation, One Grid in

Aug 15, 2019, 11:16 AM IST
PM Modi's 1st Independence Day speech of second term: Key points

PM Modi's 1st Independence Day speech of second term: Key points

Here's a quick look at the key pointers of PM Modi's speech on 73rd Independence Day:

Aug 15, 2019, 10:15 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi's Independence Day gift to India: Chief of Defence Staff for better synergy between Army, IAF, Navy

PM Narendra Modi's Independence Day gift to India: Chief of Defence Staff for better synergy between Army, IAF, Navy

One of the lacunae often pointed out by defence experts in the Indian defence forces is the absence of the single-point reference for defence issues. The creation of CDS has been a demand for the

Aug 15, 2019, 09:47 AM IST
92 minutes: Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his second-longest Independence Day speech

92 minutes: Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his second-longest Independence Day speech

The speech on India's 73rd Independence Day is also the first one by Narendra Modi in his second term as the Prime Minister of the country.

Aug 15, 2019, 09:23 AM IST
73rd Independence Day: Abrogation of Article 370, Article 35A realisation of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's dreams, says PM Narendra Modi

73rd Independence Day: Abrogation of Article 370, Article 35A realisation of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's dreams, says PM Narendra Modi

Addressing the nation, PM Modi said that his government, which is serving its second term, has taken several important steps within a short span of time. He said, "In just 10 weeks, our government is

Aug 15, 2019, 09:00 AM IST
Delhi Traffic Police issues advisory for Delhi on 73rd Independence Day

Delhi Traffic Police issues advisory for Delhi on 73rd Independence Day

The Delhi Traffic Police on Thursday issued an advisory on the occasion of the 73rd Independence Day, elaborating the traffic arrangements around Red Fort. The traffic deployment will be in place to

Aug 15, 2019, 08:08 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi greets nation on 73rd Independence Day, Raksha Bandhan

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on 73rd Independence Day, Raksha Bandhan

The prime minister paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat, after which he addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort at 7.30 am. In his sixth consecutive address to the nation, PM

Aug 15, 2019, 07:51 AM IST
73rd Independence Day: Bravehearts of Indian Army honoured with Gallantry Awards

73rd Independence Day: Bravehearts of Indian Army honoured with Gallantry Awards

Indian Army’s Sapper Prakash Jadhav of 1 Rashtriya Rifles (Mahar) will be conferred Kirti Chakra (posthumously) for his gallant role in operation in Jammu and Kashmir. Eight Army personnel will also

Aug 15, 2019, 07:40 AM IST
73rd Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort

73rd Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort

The Defence Secretary will introduce the General Officer Commanding, Delhi Area, Lt. Gen Asit Mistry to the Prime Minister. The GoC Delhi Area will then conduct the Prime Minister to the Saluting

Aug 15, 2019, 07:22 AM IST