Independence Day celebrations

PM Narendra Modi continues 'safa' tradition, opts for saffron, cream turban

Continuing his tradition of donning flamboyant and colourful turbans, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sported a saffron and cream headgear with a long tail at the 74th Independence Day celebrations held at the historic Red Fort here on Saturday.

Aug 15, 2020, 12:25 PM IST

Major Shweta Pandey: Flag Officer who assisted PM Narendra Modi hoist tricolor at Red Fort

Major Shweta holds a degree in computer science and has done her advance course in radars. She assisted PM Modi as he unfurled the national flag at the Red Fort on Independence Day.

Aug 15, 2020, 11:21 AM IST

Sarkar family wishes for an equal opportunity in India for everyone this Independence Day

Wishing countrymen a Happy Independence Day 2020, SNMD Sarkar, CEO of Sarkar Company, says there is hope for a bright future for India and Indians despite all roadblocks. Sarkar Jets is one of the flagship ventures of the Sarkar Family and it offers the ultra-rich Indians the chance to opt for private air travel instead of going on a commercial airliner. 

Aug 15, 2020, 10:54 AM IST

Independence Day Celebrations 2020 at Red Fort; Check details

The Prime Minister will arrive at 0718 hours in front of Lahore Gate of Red Fort, and he will be received by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar.

Aug 14, 2020, 22:19 PM IST

Patna's Gandhi Maidan: A silent witness to landmark events in India's history

The sprawling oval-shaped ground, now famously known as 'Gandhi Maidan' which has been the venue of I-Day celebrations in the state since independence, was earlier called 'Bankipore Maidan' or 'Patna Lawn'.

Aug 13, 2020, 22:48 PM IST

Masks, I-Day shirts, kite flying and much more - Innovative ways to celebrate Independence Day with your loved ones!

Also, please maintain social distancing and do not forget to wear your masks and gloves for staying safe.

Aug 13, 2020, 14:36 PM IST

Independence Day celebrations: Indian Armed Forces give musical performance at Red Fort

The Indian Air Force Band had performed in a musical concert at Koshrab ashram in Ahmedabad on August 8.


Aug 09, 2020, 19:31 PM IST

Watch 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Kupwara

School students participate in full dress rehearsals ahead of 73rd Independence Day celebrations, in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara. #Kupwara #IndependenceDay2019 #15August

Aug 15, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

What Independence Day means to Pearl V Puri and Deepika Singh and other TV actors

Deepika Singh said, "Independence Day reminds me of how lucky we are to live in independent India." Going back to her childhood days, she recalled that there would be a flag hoisting ceremony in her school.

Aug 15, 2019, 07:56 AM IST

Red Fort turns into cantonment, full-dress rehearsal begins for 'Independence Day' celebrations

Red Fort has almost turned into the cantonment. Full-dress rehearsal has begun for 'Independence Day' celebrations on 15 August. SPG-NSG commandos will also participate. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 13, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

5W1H: Watch top news with research and latest updates, 11th August, 2019

'5W1H' is a special segment by Zee News which brings to you news with the research and latest updates. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 11, 2019, 17:14 PM IST

5W1H: Preparations for Independence Day celebration underway in Kashmir

Ahead of Independence Day, preparations are underway for the celebration in Kashmir. This will be the first Independence Day in Kashmir after removal of Article 370. Watch full video to know more.

Aug 11, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

How Independence Day will be celebrated at Red Fort this year: All you need to know

The Guard of Honour contingent for the Prime Minister will consist of one officer and 24 men each from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Delhi Police. 

Aug 14, 2018, 17:35 PM IST

Locals thrash man in Srinagar for unfurling Indian flag

The man was thrashed by locals when he tried to unfurl the Indian national flag at the Lal Chowk on Tuesday, a day before Independence Day.

Aug 14, 2018, 15:31 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

Delhi to turn into a fortress as security measures tightened ahead of Independence Day

Security agencies are undertaking every possible measure to ensure no untoward incident takes place in the days leading up to Independence Day.

Aug 12, 2018, 15:18 PM IST

On occasion of Independence Day, we will grant medical visa in all bonafide cases from Pakistan: Sushma Swaraj

Patriotic fervour gripped the nation on the 71st Independence Day on Tuesday as people from across states and Union territories came together to celebrate the occasion.

Aug 15, 2017, 21:32 PM IST

Restrictions at some areas in Kashmir on Independence Day

A police officer said restrictions continued in five police station areas - Nowhatta, Rainawari, Khanyar, MR Gunj and Safakadal in Srinagar for the second day on Tuesday.

Aug 15, 2017, 17:58 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