The joint radio address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama has been recorded and will be broadcast at 8pm on Tuesday.
It was a historic day for India as it witnessed the first-ever march by women army, navy and air force personnel during the 66th Republic Day parade on Monday. Women’s empowerment was the central theme of the parade on the ceremonial boulevard, Rajpath, this year.
The display of the former Tamil Nadu chief minister's portraits on all state Republic Day tableaux does not gone down well with the opposition, with Congress demanding action against the AIAMDK government by the Centre.
China on Monday reacted sharply to an India-US joint statement referring to the disputes in the South China Sea, saying that only the involved countries should work together to resolve the problems.
A woman tourist from Kolkata was killed and several others were injured on Monday, when the Jungle Safari special toy train derailed in Darjeeling district, police said.
Twelve members of a family, including four children, were killed and three others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a passenger train at an unmanned rail crossing in Hisar district of Haryana on Monday.
After the symbolism of the Republic Day celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama on Monday will get down to business by taking the bilateral ties between the two countries to the next level.
In an unprecedented move to ensure foolproof security at Rajpath, the Republic Day parade venue, people wearing dark-coloured caps and mufflers were denied entry by security personnel.
The accusation by Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien comes in the midst of a war of words between the TMC and the BJP, in power at the Centre, over the ongoing CBI probe into the Saradha scam.
With Barack Obama visiting India, we can’t help but wonder if the US president will pose for a historic selfie with Narendra Modi.
US President Barrack Obama gave the thumbs up and First Lady Michelle clapped in appreciation as multi-hued images of India’s rich cultural diversity unfolded on a rain-soaked Rajpath during the 66th Republic Day celebrations.
In a departure from tradition, the chief guest at the Republic Day parade, US President Barack Obama, arrived in his own highly-secured bomb-proof vehicle —The Beast — at Rajpath on Monday. The Republic Day chief guest normally travels with the President of India in his car from the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Suspected militants of banned Ulfa (Independent) triggered two low-intensity blasts in Digboi town in Assam’s Tinsukia district on Monday morning. There was no casualty from the blasts.
Senior BJP leader LK Advani, veteran actors Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar and Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal are among those who will be awarded the prestigious Padma Vibhushan awards this year.
Following is the list of the 104 persons conferred Padma Awards. These include nine Padma Vibhushan, 20 Padma Bhushan and 76 Padma Shri awardees.