Red Fort

  • 2000 Red Fort attack case: SC stays execution of accused Mohd Arif April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of the prime accused in the 2000 Red Fort attack case. Mohammad Arif alias Ashfaq was given death penalty in the attack. Arif, however, challenged the various procedures adopted by the court in deciding his review petition as well as the...
  • Red Fort recceed, photographed by IM operative March 28, 2014

    Red Fort in the national capital was on the radar of Indian Mujahideen, as one of the arrested operatives of the terror outfit has revealed that a recce of the Mughal-era monument was carried out. Shaquib Ansari, who was arrested from Jodhpur, Rajasthan on Sunday had recceed Red Fort and also...
  • Red Fort recceed, photographed by IM operative March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Red Fort in the national capital was on the radar of Indian Mujahideen, as one of the arrested operatives of the terror outfit has revealed that a recce of the Mughal-era monument was carried out. Shaquib Ansari, who was arrested from Jodhpur, Rajasthan on Sunday had recceed Red Fort...
  • JDU hits out at Modi for his 'desperation' to become PM February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Janata Dal United President Sharad Yadav on Saturday ridiculed Narendra Modi for what he said was his "desperation" to become Prime Minister and advised him to take the oath of office from PA Sangma, whom BJP had fielded as its contestant for the 2012 Presidential elections. "If he (Modi)...
  • Colour, courage on display as India celebrates its 65th Republic Day January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a multi-faceted majestic display of its might, India on Sunday celebrated its 65th Republic Day portraying its rich culture, achievements in diverse fields and the military prowess at the parade at Rajpath. Marching down from the President House at Raisina Hills to the Red Fort, the parade showcased...
  • Nation gets emotional, honours its bravehearts on 65th Republic Day January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: India is celebrating its 65th Republic Day on Sunday. Ahead of the parade, the national capital has been turned into a fortress with over 50,000 security men including paramilitary forces, manning every nook and corner of the city. Over 35,000 armed men will be guarding the parade...
  • Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Republic Day January 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of Republic Day, Delhi Police on Friday issued a traffic advisory asking people to avoid roads leading to Rajpath in the morning hours on January 26 as it would remain closed for vehicles. The parade will start around 9.50 am from Vijay Chowk and end at the...
  • Uddhav Thackeray's 'January 26' faux pas embarrasses Shiv Sena January 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has embarrassed himself by saying that this January 26 would be the last time, when a Congress Prime Minister speaks from the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi. Addressing Shiv Sena workers on the birth anniversary of his father Bal Thackeray, he said,...
  • Narendra Modi's rally in Ranchi today to have Parliament backdrop January 6, 2014

    Ranchi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a rally on Sunday in Ranchi, where a model of Parliament building will form the backdrop. Modi earlier addressed a rally in Chhattisgarh where the stage was shaped like the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi, from where,...
  • Modi to address rally in Ranchi from 'parliament' December 27, 2013

    The Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a rally on Sunday in the Jharkhand capital, where a model of the Parliament building will form the backdrop, a party leader said on Friday. Modi earlier addressed a rally in Chhattisgarh where the stage was shaped like the ramparts...
  • Congress complains against BJP for using Red Fort replicas in campaign November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday complained to the Election Commission against Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying he should not be allowed to use Red Fort replicas during campaigns. During a rally in Chhattisgarh ahead of Assembly polls, a replica of Red Fort was...
  • Chhattisgarh: 'No PM dream' but a 'Red Fort' speech for Narendra Modi September 7, 2013

    Ambikapur: Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP campaign committee chief Narendra Modi may have 'no Prime Ministerial dreams', but the stage made for him in Chhattisgarh indeed depicts the buzz around him being named the party's Prime Ministerial candidate. The stage that Modi will share with his host Chief Minister Raman...
  • PM lists UPA's achievements of 9 yrs, fails to lay the future roadmap August 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh while addressing the nation on the 67th Independence Day listed and highlighted the achievements of the United Progressive Alliance in the last nine years but failed to offer a ray of hope to the country reeling under the burden of slow economic growth, rising...
  • Ties with Pakistan can't improve if terror acts continue: PM August 15, 2013

    In a strong message to Pakistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said anti-India activities emanating from there will have to stop for relations to improve and asserted that all steps will be taken to prevent "dastardly" acts like the recent killing of jawans on the LoC. Addressing the nation on...
  • Delhi enveloped in security blanket on Independence Day August 15, 2013

    An elaborate ground-to-air security blanket enveloped the capital on Thursday with thousands of armed personnel keeping a tight vigil to thwart any possible terror strike on Independence Day Security personnel from Delhi Police and paramilitary forces have been deployed in and around the city, especially near the Red Fort from...
  • Manmohan Singh addresses nation on 67th Independence Day from Red Fort August 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday addressed the nation on the 67th Independence Day of India. This is Singh's last address to nation on the Independence Day as the PM of UPA-2. Singh addressed the nation from Red Fort. Singh was received by Defence Minster AK Antony, Minister...
  • PM to speak on Pak aggression, inclusive growth on Independence Day August 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his speech at the Red Fort on Thursday on the occasion of Independence Day will lay stress on India's stand against Pakistan with regard to the recent attacks that have been taking place along the Line of Control. He will also be speaking...
  • Nation will compare speeches from Red Fort, Gujarat, asserts Modi August 14, 2013

    Narendra Modi on Wednesday seemed to have already donned the mantle of BJP's prime ministerial candidate when he said the nation would be comparing his speech with that of Prime Minister on Independence Day on Thursday. The remark was remark ridiculed by Congress. "When we unfurl the tricolour, the message will also...
  • No platform tickets to be sold at Delhi railway stations till Aug 15 August 14, 2013

    No platform tickets will be sold at New Delhi, Nizamuddin and Old Delhi railway stations from Tuesday till August 15 due to security reasons on account of the Independence Day. However, platform tickets will be sold on demand to senior citizens, physically challenged and patients, said a senior Northern Railway official....
  • Delhi put on high alert ahead of Independence Day August 13, 2013

    Ahead of Independence Day and in the wake of an intelligence alert, Delhi has been put on high alert with heavy security arrangements and police barriers across the city. "There shall be special checking of all vehicles, both private and commercial, entering the city from neighbouring states through border entry points,"...
  • Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Independence Day celebrations August 13, 2013

    Delhi Police on Monday issued traffic advisory for Independence Day celebrations on Thursday, which will also be in place for the full dress rehearsal on Tuesday. "There would be elaborate traffic arrangements to facilitate the movement of VIP vehicles, invitees and general public to reach the place of function and also...
  • PM I-Day speech fails to provide India a roadmap August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The speech by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the 66th Independence Day was meant to make a big push for the economic growth. It, however, did not come, leading to sharp criticism from the Opposition as well as yoga guru-turned-crusader Baba Ramdev. In his 35-minute long speech, the Prime...
  • I-Day: PM speech fails to inspire, offers no hope August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: In one of his most uninspiring speeches, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday admitted that low growth and inflation posed a major challenge and also offered little cheer when he said a bad monsoon would pose difficulty in curbing inflation. He conceded that his government had been unable...
  • Full text: PM's I-Day address to the nation August 15, 2012

    Making his customary address to the nation from the Red Fort on the occasion of Independence Day, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh touched upon several issues ranging from economy, Lokpal Bill, Naxalism to Assam violence and government's efforts to deal with corruption, inflation and a number of developmental programmes. Following is the...
  • Defence forces ready to meet any challenge: PM August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Months after the then Army Chief Gen VK Singh raised questions over the preparedness of his service, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the defence forces are ready to meet any challenge and their modernization will continue. "We have seen a lot of discussion in the recent months...
  • Economy, Naxals a concern; Lokpal Bill soon: PM August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Making his customary address to the nation from the Red Fort on the occasion of Independence Day, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh touched upon several issues ranging from economy, Lokpal Bill, Naxalism to Assam violence and government's efforts to deal with corruption, inflation and a number of developmental programmes. The...
  • Expecting better economic growth this year: PM August 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday hoped economic growth to be a little better this year than 6.5 per cent last fiscal. Addressing the nation on the occasion of Independence Day from Red Fort, he said, "Growth is also getting affected due to domestic politics. Our aim should be...
  • Ramdev protest: 'Mob may threaten I-Day security' August 14, 2012

    New Delhi: An unverified mob may sit close to Red Fort as the PM addresses the nation on the Independence Day and pose a major security concern, a Delhi Police report submitted to the Ministry of Home Affairs on Ramdev's agitation allegedly said. The Delhi Police Commissioner is likely to brief...
  • Red Fort to Raisina: a book on Delhi December 13, 2011

    New Delhi: New Delhi is celebrating 100 years as the capital, and it seemed like the kind of birthday no one wanted to miss. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit launched the latest book on the capital 'Red Fort to Raisina', the launch itself was like a who's who for the city's...