Red Fort

  • Narendra Modi centre of attention at President's 'at home' August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at the centre of attention on Friday at the 'At Home' function hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of the 68th Independence Day in the national capital. A relaxed Modi broke the security cordon and freely mingled with the guests and exchanged...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay August 15, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • How do you rate PM Modi's Independence Day speech? August 15, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Friday received overwhelming response from the citizens. CNNIBN takes views from across the country on the PM's Independence Day speech. ...
  • Modi calls for peace, development; opposition terms it visionless speech August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of 68th Independence Day addressed the nation for the first time as 15th Prime Minister of India. In his 65minute extempore speech in Hindi without any bulletproof shield, he maintained his charm and touched almost all aspects that his government has...
  • Independence Day: What to make of PM Narendra Modi's speech? August 15, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Friday made his maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort in the national capital. CNNIBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discusses the PM's speech with Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy. ...
  • PM Modi's Independence Day speech low on specifics? August 15, 2014

    Referring to his humble origins, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said it is the power of the Constitution and democracy that a boy from a "poor family" has got the opportunity to hoist the national flag at Red Fort. CNNIBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discusses the PM's Independence Day speech with...
  • People throng Red Fort to watch Independence Day celebrations August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Ninetyyearold Ramo Devi travelled all the way from northwest Delhi to hear Narendra Modi speak from the ramparts of the Red Fort. Ramo, who came from Uttam Nagar area along with her 55yearold son in a DTC bus, said she always wanted to see the Prime Minister unfurl the...
  • PM Narendra Modi addresses nation on Independence Day: As it happened August 16, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his maiden Independence day speech from the ramparts of the Red fort on August 15. After hoisting the national flag he addressed the nation. He spoke extempore and is the first PM to do so. ...
  • Should PM's Independence Day speech go out of Delhi to other cities on rotation? August 14, 2014

    Unprecedented security measures are in place in the national capital on the eve of Independence Day celebrations. Around 10,000 security personnel have been deployed around the Red Fort. Intelligence agencies have sounded a high alert for Delhi during this Independence Day weekend. CNNIBN takes calls from across the country and...
  • India celebrates Independence Day: 68 significant events in the last 67 years August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Today is the 68th Independence Day of India. India has come a long way from being one of the poorest nations in the world to an emerging super power in the last 67 years. From a socialist state, India has moved towards becoming a free market capitalist economy...
  • IDay: Centre orders compulsory attendance for officers, DMRC to provide free rides August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi readies himself to speak from the Red Fort on 68th Independence Day, the central government on Tuesday issued a diktat to all its officers. Sources say the government has made it compulsory for all its officials in the national capital to attend PM...
  • 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 multifaceted 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 antiIndia 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 groundtoair 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 UPA2. 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....