Red Fort

  • Red Fort recceed, photographed by IM operative 28-03-2014 09:35 PM

    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...
  • Red Fort recceed, photographed by IM operative 28-03-2014 09:26 PM

    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...
  • JDU hits out at Modi for his 'desperation' to become PM 08-02-2014 09:28 PM

    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...
  • Colour, courage on display as India celebrates its 65th Republic Day 26-01-2014 12:49 PM

    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...
  • Nation gets emotional, honours its bravehearts on 65th Republic Day 26-01-2014 07:41 AM

    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 route...
  • Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Republic Day 24-01-2014 10:33 PM

    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 23-01-2014 05:53 PM

    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 29-12-2013 10:28 AM

    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...
  • Modi to address rally in Ranchi from 'parliament' 27-12-2013 06:22 PM

    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...
  • Congress complains against BJP for using Red Fort replicas in campaign 29-11-2013 02:59 PM

    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 07-09-2013 02:10 PM

    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 15-08-2013 10:59 AM

    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 15-08-2013 08:51 AM

    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...
  • Delhi enveloped in security blanket on Independence Day 15-08-2013 08:06 AM

    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 15-08-2013 07:35 AM

    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 14-08-2013 07:24 PM

    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 14-08-2013 05:47 PM

    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...
  • No platform tickets to be sold at Delhi railway stations till Aug 15 14-08-2013 08:39 AM

    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...
  • Delhi put on high alert ahead of Independence Day 13-08-2013 09:45 AM

    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...
  • Delhi Police issues traffic advisory for Independence Day celebrations 13-08-2013 09:06 AM

    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...
  • Red Fort to Raisina: a book on Delhi 13-12-2011 09:37 AM

    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...
  • Singh 3rd PM to hoist flag on I-Day for 8th time 15-08-2011 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: Manmohan Singh on Monday became the third Prime Minister to hoist the national flag from the ramparts of Red Fort for the eighth time in a row, after Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi. Singh, who assumed office on May 22 in 2010 for the second consecutive term, already...
  • Google doodles India's 65th Independence Day 15-08-2011 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: A sketch of Delhi's Red Fort takes guard on the Google home page on the occasion of 15 August 2011, India's 65th Independence Day. The Red Fort has an important place in the history of Delhi and that of India. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000,...
  • PM announces setting up of Education Commission 15-08-2011 09:26 AM

    New Delhi: Keen on enhancing the quality of education in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday announced the government's decision to appoint a commission to make recommendations in this regard and talked about moves to universalise secondary education. Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the majestic Red...
  • Full text: PM's speech on 65th Independence Day 15-08-2011 09:20 AM

    The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on the occasion of the 65th Independence of the country. Following is the full text of the Prime Minister Speech: My dear countrymen, I heartily greet 120 crore Indians on the 64th anniversary of our...
  • Terror still a big concern: Manmohan Singh 15-08-2011 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said the recent serial blasts in Mumbai have come as a warning to the nation that there cannot be any laxity in the vigil against terrorism. "Last month's terrorist attacks in Mumbai warn us that there cannot be any slip-up in our...
  • 5 Simple things one could do for Independence Day

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    Independence Day for our great nation is an opportunity and a moment to cherish. It is a moment to embrace the diversity and uniqueness of...

  • PM promises balanced law on land acquisition 15-08-2011 09:05 AM

    New Delhi: In the backdrop of controversies surrounding procurement of land, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday promised enactment of a "forward looking and balanced" law on land acquisition soon to prevent tensions over the sensitive issue. Taking note of the tensions caused in some parts of the country because...
  • Taming inflation is govt's top priority: PM 15-08-2011 09:00 AM

    New Delhi: Emphasising that controlling inflation is the government's top priority, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said rising prices are as a result of global factors like high commodity and oil rates. "Controlling rising prices is the primary responsibility of any government... Sometime, we have been confronted with a...