August 15

PM Narendra Modi's schedule on 74th Independence Day

PM Modi will start the day with a visit to Raj Ghat where he will pay his respects to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at 7 am. 

Aug 14, 2020, 22:12 PM IST

If enemy attacks us, we'll give befitting reply like every time: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Addressing the armed forces of the country, he added that if the enemy country ever attacked India, like every time India will give it a befitting reply.

Aug 14, 2020, 21:12 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind addresses nation on eve of 74th Independence Day: Full speech

In his address to the nation on the eve of the 74th Independence Day, the President complimented the COVID warriors.

Aug 14, 2020, 20:16 PM IST

Bravery of soldiers showed India capable of giving befitting response to any attempt of aggression: President Kovind

President Kovind took a jibe at China saying that "some in our neighbourhood tried to carry out their misadventure of expansion" at a time when "world community needs to fight together against the greatest challenge before humanity".

Aug 14, 2020, 19:52 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi may announce 'One Nation One Health' card on August 15

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing the nation on August 15, India's 74th Independence Day, from the ramparts of the iconic Red Fort. During his I-Day speech, the PM is expected to make an important announcement on the 'One Nation One Health Card' scheme. 

Aug 14, 2020, 15:32 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind to address nation on eve of 74th Independence Day

The address will be broadcast from 7.00 pm onwards on the entire national network of All India Radio (AIR) and overall Doordarshan channels in Hindi, followed by the English version, it said.

Aug 13, 2020, 22:48 PM IST

Military officer, who will stand next to PM Narendra Modi on Independence Day at Red Fort, undergoes COVID-19 test

During the flag hoisting ceremony at the ramparts of the Red Fort, the person who will be most close to PM Modi is a female military officer. 

Aug 12, 2020, 18:38 PM IST

Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Independence Day: Check routes to avoid

According to the advisory, the traffic around Red Fort will remain closed for general traffic from 4 am to 10 am and only labelled vehicles will be permitted.

Aug 11, 2020, 22:12 PM IST

Indian tricolour to be hoisted at Times Square to commemorate India's Independence Day

The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) of the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut said in a statement that it "will be creating history" on August 15, 2020 by "hosting the first ever flag hoisting ceremony at Times Square" to commemorate India's Independence Day.

Aug 11, 2020, 02:26 AM IST

Independence Day security arrangements, preparations underway in Delhi's Red Fort

This year, all the arrangements have been made differently keeping in mind social distancing due to the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis.

Aug 07, 2020, 20:48 PM IST

Independence Day programme amid COVID-19; participant officials, their associates to quarantine till August 15

The decision pertains to the security of all VVIPs, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Jul 29, 2020, 16:39 PM IST

Fate of Jammu & Kashmir getting change from August 15?

Is the Fate of Jammu & Kashmir going to change from August 15? Watch this video to know...

Aug 04, 2019, 21:20 PM IST

Sudarsan Pattnaik's Independence Day special sand art will make your jaw drop - Watch

Pattnaik took to Twitter to share images and a video to showcase the diverse cultures of India and the bond that unites us all.

Aug 15, 2018, 16:53 PM IST

Sania Mirza lashes out at troll who wished her on Pakistan's Independence Day

Tennis player Sania Mirza on Tuesday lashed out at a troll, who wished her on Pakistan's Independence  Day.

Aug 14, 2018, 20:44 PM IST

Independence Day 2018: Here's how you can contribute your services to the country

This Independence Day lets vow to do the following

Aug 14, 2018, 16:25 PM IST

Independence Day 2018: Here's how you can celebrate your freedom

Being patriotic and at the same time celebrating the essence of freedom can be felt the most on this day. 

Aug 14, 2018, 11:55 AM IST

National Security Act to be imposed against UP Madrasas who didn't sing National Anthem on Aug 15: Govt

The Uttar Pradesh government is all set to take action against madrasas in the state who defied the government's order to celebrate Independence Day by unfurling Indian flag and sing the national anthem. 

Aug 16, 2017, 21:08 PM IST

Independence Day special: Innovative ways to celebrate your freedom!

On August 15 this year make sure that you do something different in order to make it a special one.

Aug 15, 2017, 09:44 AM IST

Shahid Afridi wishes India on I-Day, bats for peace, tolerance, love

Every year, the Asian neighbours celebrate their Independence Days within a gap of 24 hours of each other.

Aug 15, 2017, 08:35 AM IST

India will grow only when we all grow: President on eve of 70th Independence Day

 India will grow only when all sections of society grow, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday while addressing the nation on the eve of the 70th Independence Day.

Aug 14, 2016, 21:23 PM IST