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NEW DELHIVillage Defence Guard scheme comes into force in Jammu and Kashmir
NEW DELHI: A day after the Ministry of Home Affairs sanctioned approval for the creation of Village Defence Guard Scheme 2022 in Jammu and Kashmir which came into effect from today, Union Minister Ji...

NEW DELHIPM Modi greets NCC cadets at Red Fort
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with NCC cadets dressed in traditional attire and seated in the geographical formation of the map of India in front of Red Fort's ramparts.

NEW DELHICongress organizes 'Azadi Gaurav Yatra' in Delhi
NEW DELHI: Congress party on the occasion of Independence Day organised a tricolour rally Azadi Gaurav Yatra which originated from its central headquarters in the national capital and which saw the p...


I-Day parade held in Srinagar amid tight security
SRINAGAR: Heightened security, minus snapping of internet services, marked the 76th Independence Day celebrations in Kashmir as Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha presided over the main function at Sher-e-Kashmir cricket stadium here.

SRINAGARFarooq Abdullah hoists tricolour at his residence
SRINAGAR: National Conference president and Lok Sabha member from Srinagar Farooq Abdullah on Monday hoisted the national flag at his residence on the high security Gupkar Road here to celebrate the ...

PUNJABI-Day 2022: Punjab CM hoists tricolour in Ludhiana
PUNJAB: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday hoisted the national flag on the 76th Independence Day in a state-level function at Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana.

MUMBAISachin Tendulkar wishes nation on Independence Day
MUMBAI: Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar took to social media to wish the country on 76th Independence Day, which is being celebrated as 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' as the nation celebrates it...

NEW DELHIIndependence Day 2022: President Murmu pays homage at National War Memorial
NEW DELHI: President Droupadi Murmu paid tribute at National War Memorial in the national capital on the occasion of the country's 76th Independence Day.

PATNABihar CM announced additional 10 lakh jobs, says Dy CM Tejashwi Yadav
PATNA: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday said that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced an additional 10 lakh jobs for youth under various arrangements in the s...

WORLDFrench President Emmanuel Macron congratulates India on its Independence Day
French President, Emmanuel Macron congratulated India on its 76th Independence day as he assured strengthened bilateral ties with the country.

NEW DELHIStrict Covid protocols in place at Red Fort
NEW DELHI: With Covid cases on the rise in the national capital, special measures have been taken at the Red Fort on the occasion of the country's 76th Independence Day to ensure attendees follow COV...

NEW DELHIModi lauds people for coming together to fight COVID-19
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded citizens of the country for coming together in the fight against COVID-19, and said India has administered a record 200 crore vaccine doses in...

NEW DELHIJapanese Embassy presents vocal, instrumental rendition of national anthem of India on its 75th Independence Day
NEW DELHI: The Embassy of Japan on Monday presented a vocal and instrumental rendition of India's national anthem on the occasion of India's 76th Independence Day.

SRINAGARI-Day celebrations: Manoj Sinha aims to make J&K free of corruption, illegal drugs
SRINAGAR: With India celebrating its 76th Independence Day, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday urged the people of Jammu and Kashmir to take a pledge to make the Union Territ...

NEW DELHIProviding electricity govt's responsibility but conserving it people's duty: PM Modi
NEW DELHI: Be it people or police, every citizen is bound by duties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday asserting that desired results can be achieved ahead of schedule if everyone fulfils t...

NEW DELHIRahul Gandhi greets people on Independence day, share Nehru's quote
NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday greeted the people on the 75th anniversary of India's Independence.

ASSAMAssam to withdraw 1 lakh minor cases, announces CM on Independence Day
ASSAM: The Assam government will withdraw one lakh "minor cases", including many of the pending cases on charges of objectionable social media posts, announced Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma whil...

NEPALForeign Minister of Nepal wishes India on 76th Independence Day
NEPAL: Nepal's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Narayan Khadka wished India for completing 75 years of Independence and extended greetings and felicitations to External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar on...

NEW DELHII-Day 2022: PM Modi salutes Defence forces after 'Made-In-India' gun used for first time in ceremonial salute at Red Fort on I-Day
NEW DELHI: After the ceremonial 21-gun salute to the National Flag at the historic Red Fort on Independence Day on Monday in which a made-in-India gun was used for the first time in 75 years, Prime M...

PoonchBore gunshots reported in Poonch, probe underway
POONCH: Multiple bore gunshots were reported in the Balakot sector of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday.

NEW DELHIDelhi airport launches beta version of DigiYatra app
NEW DELHI: Following the guidelines of the government of India to provide contactless, seamless processing of passengers at Airports, the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) on Monday announce...

WORLD"Indispensable partners", says US president Biden on India's Independence Day
Extending wishes to India on the occasion of its 75th Independence Day, US President Joe Biden said the two countries are indispensable partners and he is confident that the two largest democracies w...

NEW DELHIFree education, healthcare are not freebies: Kejriwal
NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday asserted that free education and healthcare are not freebies and said if people are given access to them, India can become the top country in...

WEST BENGALIndependence Day 2022: BSF, Border Guards Bangladesh exchange sweets at Fulbari border
WEST BENGAL: Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) exchanged sweets and greetings at the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Fulbari on the occasion of India's 76th Indep...

NEW DELHIIndia to handover Dornier Aircraft to Sri Lanka on its 76th Independence Day
NEW DELHI: India on the occasion of its 76th Independence Day will hand over maritime surveillance aircraft Dornier 228 to Sri Lanka on a gratis basis for two years.

NEW DELHINatural, chemical-free farming will strengthen India's self-reliance, says PM Modi
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that natural farming is one of the roads to Aatmanirbharta and "chemical-free farming" will strengthen India's self-reliance.

WORLDIndia receives wishes from International Space Station on completing 75 years of Independence
India's ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu said that India received a very special congratulatory message from the International Space Station as Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti congratulat...

NEW DELHIPM Modi sets sights on developed India by 2047
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday set an ambitious target of making India a developed nation by 2047 and made a renewed pitch for cutting import dependence and boosting domestic manuf...

NEW DELHIWe need to be proud of every language in our country: PM Modi's I-Day 2022 speech
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address on Monday on the occasion of the country's 76th Independence Day called for unity among people while pointing out that sometimes the country's t...

WORLDIndependence Day: Bill Gates congratulates PM Modi, calls India's development in healthcare, digital transformation "inspiring"
As India celebrates its 76th Independence Day, wishes poured in from across the world. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for prioritizing healthcare and digit...

WORLDAustralian PM Albanese lauds India's achievements on its Independence Day
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Monday (local time) wished India on its 75th Independence Day and lauded its achievements.

NEW DELHISonia Gandhi hails Indian pluralism and diversity in her Independence Day message
NEW DELHI: Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Monday wished the countrymen on 76th Independence Day and said that the country has always lived up to its pluralism and diversity.

NEW DELHI76th Independence Day: PM Modi dons tricolour-themed pagadi, in tune with 'Har Ghar Tiranga'
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi kept with tradition with his distinctive headgear as he hoisted the National Flag and delivered his customary address from the ramparts of the iconic Red Fort ...

NEW DELHI5G mobile services to start soon, says PM Modi
NEW DELHI: India will soon see the advent of 5G mobile services, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday as he rooted for 'Made-in-India' technology solutions to meet challenges of new India.

NEW DELHIPM Modi's I-Day speech: This Amrit Kaal, every citizen wants to see dreams come true, every Indian aspiring to see fast progress of new India
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his 76th Independence Day address said that this 'Amrit Kaal' has brought a golden opportunity for the country to "fulfil the dreams and goals of an aspirat...

Independence Day: Mohan Bhagwat hoists Tricolour at RSS headquarters in Nagpur
NAGPUR: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday hoisted the tricolour on the occasion of 76th Independence Day at the Headquarters of the organisation in Nagpur.