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75 Years of Independence

LS Speaker Voices Concern Over 'Continuous Disruption' In Legislatures, Fake News Menace

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Calling obstruction of proceedings ethically and constitutionally wrong, he said it was even more disturbing when such disruptions are pre-planned.

Unhappy Over Not Getting Chance To Speak In Last Meet, Mamata To Skip PM's Conference On Friday

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Her decision came a day after Banerjee was apparently not given a chance to speak during a virtual meeting of chief ministers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Independence Day: J&K Lt Governor Invokes Vajpayee, Says Government Following His Path

Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha, like previous political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir, invoked former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Insaniyat, Jamhooriyat and Kashmiriyat slogan.

Independence Day: Google Doodle Celebrates Diversity Of Indian Dance Forms

Aug 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The doodle made by Kolkata-based artist Sayan Mukherjee "celebrates India's Independence Day and its cultural traditions forged in centuries of historical progress.

Delhi CM To Implement Deshbhakti Curriculum In Delhi Government Schools On Independence Day

The chief minister said that the Deshbhakti Curriculum will help realise the dreams of freedom fighters and the celebration of Independence Day will cease to be symbolic in schools but will now have a substantive meaning.

14 August, 2021

Thirty CBI Personnel Receive Service Medals From President On Independence Day Eve

Outlook Web Desk

The list of the names also included CBI Joint Director Manoj Sashidhar who is heading the probe into the bank fraud case involving Vijay Mallya and several other high-profile investigations.

14 August, 2021

Security Tightened Across Bengal For I-Day Celebrations


Vigilance has been heightened across West Bengal to thwart any attempt to disrupt peace and harmony on India's 75th Independence Day Celebration

14 August, 2021

NDMC Launches 'Cleancity' App To Improve Sanitation


Citizens can download the 'Cleancity' mobile app through Google Playstore and Apple Store in a few days, as per New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).

14 August, 2021

India @ 75: A Hope For The World

Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta

We need to articulate our vision, firm up a goal and get people, policies and institutions aligned to the future vision.

13 August, 2021

Farmers Across The Country To Celebrate August 15 As ‘Kisan Mazdoor Azaadi Sangram Diwas’

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At the Delhi borders, including Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur, tri-colour marches and programmes will be held throughout the day.

13 August, 2021

Early Celebration Of India's 75th Independence Day Begins Among The Indian-American Community In USA

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'This is a historic moment for all of 1.4 billion people in India and 4.5 million Indian-Americans. To celebrate the occasion, we are unfurling the largest flag on Times Square,' said Ankur Vaidya, FIA president


13 August, 2021

Iconic One World Trade Center To Be Lit In Colours Of The Indian Flag On August 15


The South Asian Engagement Foundation is working with The Durst Organisation to light up the One World Trade Center’s 408 feet tall and 758-tonne spire as well as its podium in hues of the Indian tricolour on August 15th.

03 August, 2021

Himachal CM Debunks Khalistani Threat, Wants Tricolour In Every Home On Aug 15

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that several politicians and journalists had received threatening phone calls from alleged pro-Khalistani groups in the past 48 hours.

27 July, 2021

PM Modi Asks BJP MPs To 'Expose' Opposition Parties Not Allowing Parliament To Run

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also asked BJP MPs to mark 75 years of independence by organising programmes in every village of their constituencies,

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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