Red Fort

Republic Day: Red Fort to remain shut for visitors from today due to security reasons

"In view of Republic Day, the Red Fort shall remain closed for public and general visitors from January 22, 2022 to January 26, 2022, due to security reasons," Delhi Police tweeted.

Jan 22, 2022, 07:41 AM IST

In a FIRST in 75 years, Republic Day parade to start 30 minutes late - here's why

A senior police officer said that every year Republic Day parade used to start at 10 am, but this year it will start at 10.30 am. The delay is caused due to Covid-19-related restrictions

Jan 18, 2022, 09:53 AM IST

If the govt does not agree to MSP, then this time it will go to Parliament - Rakesh Tikait

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait has again threatened the government. Tikait has said that on January 26, farmers will again take out tractor marches at different places in the country. He said that now we will not reach the Red Fort but the new Parliament House.

Jan 03, 2022, 10:26 AM IST

DNA: Red Fort - Descendants of Mughals forced to live in slums

Bahadur Shah Zafar's descendants Sultana Begum has filed an application in the Delhi High Court in which she has claimed that she owns the Red Fort in Delhi. According to her, the British had fraudulently grabbed the Red Fort from the Mughals and then after independence, it went to Government of India.

Dec 21, 2021, 23:50 PM IST

India@75: Red Fort tells what historical events he witnessed during independence struggle

As the country rings its 75th Independence Day on Sunday (August 15) as 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav', Zee News bring for you some historical events whose witness has become the Red Fort itself. In this special coverage 'India@75' of Zee News, know what Red Fort has witnessed before, during, and after the struggle of Independence.

Aug 15, 2021, 19:30 PM IST

India at 75: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat calls for making India 'self-dependent'

RSS chief Bhagwat also said that decentralised production will help India`s economy to generate employment and self-employment opportunities.

Aug 15, 2021, 16:02 PM IST

India at 75: Putin extends wishes on 75th Independence Day, praises for role in global arena

Putin stated that further enhancement of Russian-Indian ties was in the interests of both nations.

Aug 15, 2021, 14:28 PM IST

Independence Day 2021: Take pledge to get rid of COVID-19, urges Maharashtra CM

After hoisting the flag, Thackeray said the state was fighting COVID-19 with determination and the vaccination drive against the disease was also being expedited.

Aug 15, 2021, 12:43 PM IST

India at 75: Russia, Japan extend greetings on Independence Day

Russian and Japanese ambassadors extended their wishes on 75th Independence Day.

Aug 15, 2021, 12:43 PM IST

India@75: PM Narendra Modi sets '100%' goal, coins new mantra of 'Sabka Prayas', key pointers of his speech

The PM spoke on a wide range of issues and, while sharing his vision and the roadmap for the country, made several big announcements in his nearly one hour and 27 minutes long speech. This was PM Modi’s 8th Independence Day address to the nation. Here are the top highlights of PM Modi's Independence Day speech

Aug 15, 2021, 12:39 PM IST

India@75: Sainik schools now open for girls also, says PM Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech

Sainik schools are run by the Sainik Schools Society which is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Defence. The aim of establishing Sainik schools was to prepare the students from an early age for their entry into the Indian armed forces.

Aug 15, 2021, 11:54 AM IST

India@75: PM Narendra Modi presented the vision for the next 25 years, watch full speech here

Today is the 75th Independence Day of India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort, talked about India becoming stronger amidst the current challenges of the world. The Prime Minister began his speech by paying tribute to the freedom fighters who laid down their lives for the freedom of the country.

Aug 15, 2021, 11:20 AM IST

India at 75: Hand-holding of deprived communities necessary says PM Modi on reservation

The government recently announced that the medical and dental courses in India will have a 27 per cent reservation for OBCs under the All India Quota Scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Aug 15, 2021, 11:00 AM IST

PM Modi continues with flamboyant 'pagadi' tradition, sports Kolhapuri Pheta style safa this I-Day, take a look at his colourful turbans

PM Modi’s choice of attire on Independence Day is something that never goes unnoticed, so let's take a look at his attires during the last seven years of Independence Day speeches. 

Aug 15, 2021, 10:49 AM IST

With 1 hour and 27 minutes long address, PM Narendra Modi delivers one of his longest Independence Day speeches

7:30 am and it concluded around 9 AM. So, PM Modi spoke for roughly one hour and 27 minutes. 

Aug 15, 2021, 10:39 AM IST

India at 75: 'This is can-do generation, can achieve every goal' says PM Narendra Modi

The prime minister said he has full faith in the sisters and daughters, the farmers, and the professionals of the country.

Aug 15, 2021, 10:15 AM IST

India@75: 75 Vande Bharat trains to connect India in 75 weeks of 'Amrit Mahotsav of independence, says PM Modi

Vande Bharat, the indigenous semi-high speed train set, is being given a boost, with the Railways gearing to roll out at least 10 of them, linking around 40 cities, by August 2022.

Aug 15, 2021, 09:53 AM IST

India needs to be energy independent by 2047, says PM Narendra Modi

Delivering his Independence Day address from the ramparts of the Red Fort, he said India spends over Rs 12 lakh crore on energy imports every year.

Aug 15, 2021, 09:28 AM IST