Republic Day Celebration

  • 8-year-old girl punished for not wearing sweater with school logo; faints, fractures hand 28-01-2014 07:50 AM

    An eight-year-old school girl forced to stand in the chilling cold during Republic Day celebrations for not wearing a sweater with the school logo suffered vertigo fell down from stairs and fractured her hands. Identified as Tanisha Kabra, the girl is a sixth standard student of the SKS International School....
  • Governor DY Patil highlights state's achievements in Republic Day address 26-01-2014 07:12 PM

    Several innovative steps for good governance and a "zero tolerance" policy towards corruption have been taken in Bihar, which has recorded highest growth rate of 14.48 percent in the country, Governor D Y Patil said in his Republic Day address on Sunday. Addressing the Republic Day function at the Gandhi...
  • Chhattisgarh government to strongly act against Naxalism: Governor 26-01-2014 06:58 PM

    Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt on Sunday assured that the state government would firmly deal with naxals and other terror elements operating in the state. Dutt was speaking at the 65th Republic Day function held at the police line grounds in Raipur. "The state government is looking forward to ensure equal...
  • Governor felicitates police officials on Republic Day 26-01-2014 05:56 PM

    The 65th Republic Day was celebrated with usual pomp and gaiety amidst tight security with Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi taking salute of an impressive parade in Lucknow on Sunday. Contingents of Army, Police, Home Guards, NCC and school children, among others, participated in the parade in which the highlight...
  • Police officials felicitated on Republic Day in Rajasthan 26-01-2014 03:38 PM

    Eighteen police officers and other personnel were today felicitated by Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva on Republic Day function here amid tight security arrangements. ADG-ATS Dr Alok Tripathi and Sub Inspector (Traffic) Ramakant Sharma were awarded President's Police medal whereas IPS officers Vishan Bansal and Rohit Mahajan, RPS officers Pahad Singh,...
  • India celebrates 65th Republic Day, honours its heroes 26-01-2014 03:35 PM

    As India celebrated its 65th Republic Day, Reserve Inspector Prasad Babu of Hyderabad was awarded posthumously for laying down his life in April 2013 while battling Maoists near the Andhra Pradesh-Chhattisgarh border. Shri Prasad Babu had singlehandedly held off over 200 maoists allowing his comrades to retreat to safety -...
  • Vasundhara Raje addresses state on 65th Republic Day 26-01-2014 01:50 PM

    Rajasthan celebrated the Republic Day on Sunday with enthusiasm. Governor Margaret Alva unfurled the tricolour in Jaipur and witnessed a parade and colourful cultural shows. Alva took the salute and inspected a guard of honour from marching contingents of the security forces amid cheers and applause from thousands of spectators....
  • Jharkhand celebrates 65th Republic Day, Hemant Soren unfurls the tricolour 26-01-2014 12:24 PM

    The Republic Day celebrations were launched with fervour and amid tight security arrangements across Jharkhand. Chief Minister Hemant Soren hoisted the tricolour at the Morabadi Ground in Ranchi. He spoke of his government's achievements in his address. "The BPL (Below Poverty Line) families are being provided dhoti (loin cloth) and...
  • Security tightened for Republic Day in Jaipur 25-01-2014 06:26 PM

    Elaborate security arrangements have been made in view of the Republic Day celebrations at the Sawai Maan Singh stadium in Jaipur on Sunday. "Policemen in adequate number have been deployed in and around the stadium. Companies of RAC also have been stationed," a senior police officer said. Inside the stadium,...
  • 25 children given National Bravery awards, to take part in Republic Day parade 25-01-2014 03:55 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of India's 64th Republic Day celebrations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh awarded 25 students with the National Bravery Award on Friday for showing exemplary courage. These children have been tested and challenged by life yet all of them have overcome their fears and emerged courageous in different ways....
  • Snapshot: Vintage photos of India's Republic Day celebrations 25-01-2014 03:37 PM

    With just a day left for India's 64th Republic Day celebrations, we bring to you the rare photos of the national event. These photos, taken decades back in 50s and 60s, not only show the masses celebrating the event with patriotic fervour, but also features students and traditional dancers performing...
  • Kejriwal's actions a disrespect to the Constitution, says Manish Tewari 21-01-2014 04:19 PM

    Union Minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday came down heavily on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for threatening to stretch his protest to Rajpath which could disrupt Republic Day celebrations, saying they were Delhi Government's responsibility too. "Is the central government alone responsible for success of Republic Day celebration? Are not the...
  • Watch: India celebrates 64th Republic Day 26-01-2013 01:44 PM

    Celebrations were held across the country on the 64th Republic Day. Politicians and citizens unfurled scores of national flags across the cities. ...
  • 23 brave kids to glitter on Republic Day 17-01-2011 08:09 PM

    New Delhi: In this year's Republic Day celebrations, 23 children will be part of the Parade for their exemplary show of courage. Ranging from 6 to 16 years, the 2010 Bravery Award-winner children describe their stories of bravery. Injured while trying to save a man from an oncoming train, 15...