Independence day

United tunes of India

To mark the country’s 75th Independence Day, 16 artistes created a song to represent the essence of being Indian—united despite cultural diversity

published on : 3rd October 2021

Plans ready to resume events to mark 75th Independence Day after five month COVID hiatus

In view of the sudden rise in coronavirus cases in the city in April, the government shelved its programmes planned to mark the occasion for an indefinite period.

published on : 24th September 2021

Remembering Partition horrors and divisive agendas

Some seek to use such tragedies not for the cause of oneness, but to generate the poison of hatred that led to those horrors  

published on : 30th August 2021

Always on your mind

We recently celebrated our 75th Independence Day, but I know many of us are still struggling with our need for freedom from stress, depression and anxiety, among many other issues.

published on : 20th August 2021

On our Independence Day, we Afghans feel like prisoners: Former journalist

The Taliban swept across the country this month, seizing control of almost all key towns and cities in the backdrop of withdrawal of the US forces that began on May 1.

published on : 19th August 2021

Taliban marks Afghan independence as challenges to rule rise

The Taliban so far have offered no plans for the government they plan to lead, other than to say it will be guided by Shariah, or Islamic, law. But the pressure continues to grow.

published on : 19th August 2021

More misery on 102nd Independence Day for Afghans in Delhi

Refugees from trouble-torn nation fear for near ones back home amid uncertainty over future after Taliban takeover

published on : 19th August 2021

Agra's religious leader, son booked for dishonouring national flag: Police

Agra's shahar mufti (city's religious leader) Abdul Khubaib Roomi and his son Hammdul Kuddus, a UP government teacher for madrasas, were booked on charges of insulting the national flag.

published on : 18th August 2021

MP: Video shows woman being taken off stage after she chants 'Bharat Mata ki jai'

The video then shows some people arguing with the woman following the sloganeering, after which a policeman intervenes and she is taken off stage.

published on : 18th August 2021

FIR filed over attack on residents of SC colony for hoisting flag on Independence Day

Around 25 residents of the Jatav Colony had gathered around the Ambedkar statue on the ASI land in the village to celebrate Independence Day.

published on : 18th August 2021

Union Bank of India in Andhra's Ongole celebrates 75th Independence Day

Speaking on this occasion, the UBI regional head, Ongole, Jawahar praised their services to the public during Covid-19 time.

published on : 18th August 2021

Caste discrimination: Few panchayat heads from SC communities took part in I-Day events in Thoothukudi

In some panchayats the presidents belonging to SC communities had left for personal works.

published on : 18th August 2021

UP: School principal suspended for not following norms for hoisting tricolour on I-Day

Basic Education Officer Shiv Narain Singh said he received a complaint that a primary school in Kharsara here did not follow norms for hoisting the national flag on Independence Day.

published on : 17th August 2021

Caste discrimination: Six panchayat presidents in TN not allowed to hoist tricolour

It seems political empowerment is just an illusion for these panchayat presidents even as the country marked its 75th Independence Day on Sunday.

published on : 17th August 2021

Public health staff cut up with govt over I-Day snub

The director of health services was unavailable for comment as he was busy with the visit of the Union health minister to the capital city. 

published on : 17th August 2021
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