Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

Independence Day

Army Troops Of India And Pakistan Exchange Sweets Across LoC To Mark Pakistan's Independence Day

Aug 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The sweets were presented by the Indian Army personnel to their Pakistani counterparts at Chilehana Tithwal Crossing Point in The Tangdhar sector in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Top Songs To Listen To On Independence Day

Aug 14, 2021 Samarth Goyal

From ‘Ae Mere Pyare Watan’ to 'Maa Tujhe Salam’ we take a look at some of the most popular patriotic songs that are definitely on everyone’s playlist every year on August 15.

Goa CM Warns Of Dealing 'Anti-India Activities' With 'Iron Fist', Urges Navy To Go Ahead With I-Day Flag Hoisting

CM Pramod Sawant said that the flag hoisting will happen at the island "at any cost" and assured full cooperation to the Navy from the Goa police for the event.

Sonu Nigam : I Get Tears In My Eyes When I See People Listening To My Songs On Independence Day

Aug 14, 2021 Samarth Goyal

Singer Sonu Nigam feels grateful about the fact that songs such as ‘Sandese Aate Hain’, ‘Zindagi Maut Na Ban Jaye’ and ‘Mera Rang De Basanti Chola’, are some of the most played songs during the Independence Day celebrations in the country.

India @ 75: A Hope For The World

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’

Outlook Web Desk

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

08 August, 2021

In A First, CPI(M) To Observe Independence Day By Hoisting Flags From Every Party Office

Outlook Web Desk

The tricolour will flutter along with the red flag of the party, which will be seen for the first time on August 15 atop CPI(M) offices.

07 August, 2021

J&K: Lal Chowk Lit Up Ahead Of Independence Day

Naseer Ganai

Lal Chowk has historical and political significance in Kashmir.

31 July, 2021

Himachal Police Book US-Based Khalistani Activist For Sedition

Ashwani Sharma

A pro-Khalistani outfit threatened to stop Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur from unfurling national tricolour on August 15, the Independence day.

28 July, 2021

A Ray Of Hope In The Darkness

Dilip Borah

The CJI’s recent remark that the Supreme Court would stand by the people to protect their rights, has provided a ray of hope and has renewed faith in this institution as the protector of the secular, democratic way of life that our forefathers had dreamt of, at the dawn of independence.

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,


25 July, 2021

Nation First, Always: PM Modi Calls On Mahatma Gandhi Ahead of 75th Independence Day

Outlook Web Desk

In his address, PM Modi noted that on the coming August 15 India will enter its 75th year of Independence and highlighted that Amrit Mahotsav is being celebrated throughout the country to mark that year

04 July, 2021

PM Modi Greets US President Biden On 4th Of July

Outlook Web Bureau

The USA is celebrating its 245th anniversary on the 4th of July 2021 and the first time under Joe Biden's presidency.

12 March, 2021

PM Modi Inaugurates 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' To Mark 75 Years Of Independence

Outlook Web Bureau

'I am confident that with the blessings of Bapu, we Indians will follow our duties and achieve the goals set during this Amrit Mohatsave,' says PM Modi

08 March, 2021

India Shall Take 'Bold Steps' To Achieve Targets That Seemed Impossible: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi spoke at the first meeting of the 259-member high-level national committee headed by him to commemorate 75 years of Independence

15 August, 2020

Respect India's Sovereignty: PM Modi's Clear I-day Message To China And Pakistan

Seema Guha

Though the PM did not name either country in his Independence day address, his reference to LoC (Line of Control) and LAC (Line of Actual Control) made it obvious that he was talking about Pakistan and China.

15 August, 2020

Mobile Internet Services Snapped In Kashmir As 'Precautionary Measure' On Independence Day


Mobile internet services were cut in the early hours of the morning as stringent security arrangements were put in place for Independence Day celebrations across the Valley.


15 August, 2020

US, India Share Close Bonds Of Friendship, Democratic Traditions: Pompeo


"On behalf of the government of the United States of America and the American people, I extend greetings and best wishes to the people of India on your Independence Day," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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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