‘Beti bachao beti padhao’ tableau will lead parade
Beggars, dogs swept under the rug to give clean view to Obama
R-Day parade to be broadcast live around the world for the first time
Karn Pratap Singh
Delhi police carry out mock drill, recheck security at Obama hotel
Obama lands today in fortress Delhi
Vouching for Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s honesty, BJP MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad on Saturday said that it was unthinkable for him to doubt her credentials as he has known her for over two decades.
An outsourcing overdrive has taken over the Delhi poll scenario as candidates pressed for time by the shortened campaign period have taken a leaf out of Narendra Modi’s election book to hire specialists to keep them a step ahead of their rivals.
The cancellation of Barack Obama’s Agra trip may have taken some sheen away from his India trip, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the US President are expected to indulge in a ‘walk and talk’ at Hyderabad House in Delhi on Sunday — a gesture that may add some more symbolic weight to the US President’s high-on-optics trip.
Even as United States president Barack Obama lands in India, the government has set the ball rolling for American cooperation in enhancing the levels of engineering education and research at IIT Gandhinagar.
Former Kashmiri militant Liyaqat Shah who the Delhi police claimed had returned to India from Pakistan to carry out terror strikes in the national capital, has been absolved of all charges by the federal anti-terror National Investigation Agency (NIA) after a two-year long probe.
India and US are likely to have an agreement on “enhanced strategic partnership” in clean energy and energy efficiency even through the Americans have expressed concern over the mandatory domestic content requirement for renewable sector.
For US President Barack Obama, the Republic Day parade where India will showcase its military might could well be like leafing through a forgotten album of sepia-tinted photographs from the annals of history, albeit with the odd contemporary colour snapshot popping up from time to time.
The Punjab government goofed up while submitting the list of policemen for Police Commemoration Day - held to commemorate those purportedly killed in the line of duty during the September 1, 2013 to 31 August 2014 period.
The Centre on Saturday night appointed K Durga Prasad, previously sacked as the director of the Special Protection Group, as the special director general of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).