Republic Day parade

Ayodhya on Rajpath: UP's Republic Day tableau showcases replica of Ram temple

UP's Republic Day tableau showcased a replica of the Ram temple. The bedecked tableau was fronted by a sitting model of Maharishi Valmiki and the temple model occupied a large portion on the rear side. Tableaux from a total of 17 states and union territories were showcased at the Republic Day celebrations, whose scale this year was severely curtailed on account of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jan 26, 2021, 14:19 PM IST

‘Game-changer’ Rafale fighter aircraft make grand debut in Republic Day flypast

The newly inducted Rafale fighter aircraft featured for the first time in Republic Day flypast as it carried out the 'Brahmastra' formation alone and was part of the 'Eklavya' formation with four other fighter jets. The fighter jet conducted Eklavya formation by flying at a height of around 300 meter along with two Jagaur and two MIG-29 aircraft. The five jets resembled a V shape with Rafale leading the pack.

Jan 26, 2021, 12:55 PM IST

Republic Day 2021: 38 Delhi policemen awarded police medal

Seventeen have been awarded the Police Medal for Gallantry (PMG), three President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service and 18 Police Medal for Meritorious Service on the occasion of Republic Day. DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav and his special cell team, including Inspectors Prabhat Kumar Pankaj, Pankaj Kumar; Sub-Inspectors Krishan Kumar, Neeraj Kumar Sharma; Head Constable Girdhar Singh Gurjer; and Constable Gurdeep Singh, were awarded the Police Medal for Gallantry for bringing under control criminal ‘Kranti Gang’ in the Delhi NCR in 2018.

Jan 26, 2021, 12:25 PM IST

72nd Republic Day: India to showcase its military might

The security personnel are keeping a hawk-eyed vigil over Rajpath, where President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be celebrating the occasion along with other dignitaries and thousands of people.

Jan 26, 2021, 09:06 AM IST

72nd Republic Day: This year's celebration will be different in many ways

With COVID-19 protocols in place and the protesting farmers’ tractor march scheduled in the national capital, Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi will wear an altogether different look this year. The security personnel are keeping a hawk-eyed vigil over Rajpath, where President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be celebrating the occasion along with other dignitaries and thousands of people.

Jan 26, 2021, 08:12 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on 72nd Republic Day, tweets ‘Jai Hind’

PM Modi on Tuesday greeted Indians all over the world on the occasion of India’s 72nd Republic Day. "Wishing all the people of India a Happy #RepublicDay. Jai Hind!" Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a tweet in Hindi. India celebrates its 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday (January 26, 2021), which will be the first to be organized amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This year, the Republic Day celebrations will be a quieter affair as there will be a shorter parade, no chief guest to grace the occasion and much less public participation in the event.

Jan 26, 2021, 07:22 AM IST

India celebrates its 72nd Republic Day today amid COVID-19 restrictions, Rafale jets to participate in flypast for the first time

India celebrates its 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday (January 26, 2021), which will be the first to be organized amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This year, the Republic Day celebrations will be a quieter affair as there will be a shorter parade, no chief guest to grace the occasion and much less public participation in the event. Despite all restrictions and COVID-19 safety protocols, India will show its military might with Rafale fighter jets taking part in the Republic Day flypast for the first time. 
 

Jan 26, 2021, 06:33 AM IST

Republic Day 2021: How this year's celebration will be different

Republic Day 2021 will be slightly different on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. The parade will be shorter this year, instead of ending at the Red Fort, it will culminate at National Stadium. However, people will still be able to view the tableaux performance at Red Fort.

Jan 25, 2021, 13:38 PM IST

DRDO to showcase LCA Navy and Anti Tank Guided Missiles at Republic Day Parade 2021; check details

The Ministry of Defence on Sunday announced that the Defence Research and Development Organisation will showcase Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Navy and Anti Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) at the upcoming Republic Day Parade 2021. DRDO showcases the advanced defence technology products for tri-services at Rajpath on Republic Day every year.

Jan 24, 2021, 22:25 PM IST

Video: Marchers rehearse for Republic Day parade

Marchers rehearsed for Republic Day parade 2021 at Rajpath. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 24, 2021, 21:38 PM IST

Republic Day 2021 parade full dress rehearsal held in Delhi - In pics

The Full Dress Rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade was conducted on January 23. The parade rehearsal started at 9.50 am on Saturday from Vijay Chowk and proceeded to the National Stadium. 

Jan 23, 2021, 12:35 PM IST

Republic Day Parade: Traffic Police issues advisory, check details on route diversion in Delhi-Noida today

The Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory on the arrangements and restrictions which will be in place for smooth conduct of Full Dress Rehearsal on January 23 for the Republic Day Parade. The parade rehearsal will start at 9.50 AM on Saturday from Vijay Chowk and will proceed to the National Stadium.

 

Jan 23, 2021, 11:35 AM IST

ITBP's crack K9 commandos, Belgian Malinois dogs to secure Rajpath on Republic Day

ITBP's crack K9 commandos, including Belgian Malinois dogs, will secure Rajpath on Republic Day. These dogs are trained for all-region and weather conditions. Some of them, who were deployed in tough weather conditions, will be brought to Delhi for the Republic Day Parade. "These dogs are extremely people-friendly. They are trained on how to behave with the public and how to react in case of any suspicious activity. They are at India Gate and Rajpath now," the ITBP said.

Jan 20, 2021, 10:58 AM IST

Watch: Preparations for Republic Day parade 2021

In this video, watch preparations for Republic Day parade 2021.

Jan 18, 2021, 16:20 PM IST

Farmers Protest: Farmers to hold tractor parade on January 26

The Supreme Court on Monday is scheduled to hear that the Central government’s application seeking an injunction against the proposed tractor rally or any other kind of protest which sought to disrupt the gathering and celebrations of the Republic Day on January 26.

Jan 17, 2021, 21:56 PM IST

Delhi Traffic Police issues advisory ahead of Republic Day Parade rehearsal; check details

The traffic advisory has been issued about arrangements and restrictions in place to facilitate the smooth conduct of rehearsals of Republic Day Parade.

Jan 16, 2021, 23:33 PM IST

No foreign guest at 2021 Republic Day event announces MEA; first time in 55 years

The presence of a foreign guest at the Republic Day parade on January 26 has been one of the highlights of the annual event celebrating the country's diversity.

Jan 14, 2021, 19:29 PM IST

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait defies SC order, says 'you will see a big tractor rally on January 26' if farm laws not repealed

 Farmer union leader Rakesh Tikait has once again warned that the farmers will continue their protest against the Centre’s three contentious farm laws and threatened to take out a big tractor rally alongside the Republic Day Parade on January 26 if their demands are not met.

Jan 14, 2021, 13:35 PM IST

Day after SC puts on hold 3 farm laws, more tractors coming to Delhi for Republic Day parade protest by farmers

Thousands of farmers, mostly from Haryana and Punjab, have been protesting at several border points of Delhi since November 28 last year, demanding a repeal of the three laws and a legal guarantee on the minimum support price for their crops.

Jan 13, 2021, 07:49 AM IST