Republic Day

  • The Last Word: Was the President's RDay speech overtly political? January 27, 2014

    While addressing the nation on the eve of the 65th Republic Day, Pranab Mukherjee targeted AAP saying government is not a "charity shop" and "populist anarchy" cannot be a substitute for governance. Without taking the name of AAP, who earlier this week staged a twoday dharna outside Rail Bhawan against...
  • India celebrates 65th Republic Day, honours its heroes January 26, 2014

    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 PradeshChhattisgarh border. Shri Prasad Babu had singlehandedly held off over 200 maoists allowing his comrades to retreat to safety ...
  • PM remembers martyrs as he pays obeisance at Amar Jawan Jyoti January 26, 2014

    As the 65th Republic Day celebrations began, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paid tribute to all those soldiers who sacrificed their lives for our country at the Amar Jawan Jyoti. A moment of silence was observed in homage to the departed souls. ...
  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe arrives at India's 65th Republic Day celebrations January 26, 2014

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh welcomed his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at the Rajpath to witness the celebration of 65th Republic Day. The Japanese PM was accompanied by President Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Republic Day Special Show January 25, 2014

    On this Republic day, army veterans and parents of martyred soldiers turn CJ's to share their stories of courage and how their lives changed post retirement. Plus, how one CJ is inspiring the young to join the defense services and many more stories of bravery. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show January 24, 2014

    On this Republic day, Exarmy men turn Citizen Journalists to tell their stories of bravery and how officials have neglected them post the retirement. Plus, one CJ who works to inspire the young towards joining defense services. ...
  • Shinde elected to protect us, not to get us beaten up: AAP protesters January 21, 2014

    Delhi Police on Tueday lathicharged AAP protesters after they tried to break barricades at Arvind Kejriwal's dharna site. A scuffle was reported between AAP protesters and police outside the Rail Bhavan. ...
  • AAP is being antinational, says Arun Jaitley January 21, 2014

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said, "It is the matter of great regret that a young political party is trying to disturb the Republic Day celebrations. It is a national event, if it is not conducted, that is not acceptable at all". ...
  • Is Arvind Kejriwal's dharna against Delhi Police anarchy? January 21, 2014

    Delhi Police personnel used force as AAP workers broke barricades and moved towards the spot where Arvind Kejriwal is sitting on a dharna. ...
  • We respect Republic Day, won't disturb celebration: Ashutosh January 21, 2014

    Former journalist and now AAP member Ashutosh said, "We respect the Republic Day and what it stands for, we will not disturb the celebrations." He said there is no double talk within the party and a solution would be found soon. ...
  • AAP violating Constitution by demeaning Republic Day: Manish Tewari January 21, 2014

    Information and Broadcasting Minsiter Manish Tewari said the Aam Aadmi Party are violating the Constitution by violating the Republic Day. He said, "If AAP is violating Republic Day, they are violating the Constitution on which they took oath of office. If they disrupt it, they will have to answer to...
  • AAP protests continue despite rain in Delhi January 21, 2014

    There seems to be no end to the confrontation between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the Centre with the agitation by AAP members gathering steam despite rains and biting cold. Kejriwal on Tuesday reiterated his two demands full control over the Delhi Police and the suspension of policemen...
  • BJP hits out at AAP for hampering Republic day celebrations January 21, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party for hampering Republic day celebrations. BJP spokesperson Prakash Javedkar said, "We condemn Delhi Chief Minister demeaning the Republic DAy celebration. This is a coordinated planned joint action by Congress and AAP." ...
  • Kejriwal to go ahead with 10daylong dharna despite Republic Day celebrations January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal plans to hold a 10day long agitation against the Delhi Police despite Republic Day celebrations. "I have planned a 10 day dharna & if it causes any hindrances to the Republic Day event then we are not responsible, the Home Min, Delhi Police &...
  • Watch: India celebrates 64th Republic Day January 26, 2013

    Celebrations were held across the country on the 64th Republic Day. Politicians and citizens unfurled scores of national flags across the cities. ...
  • Watch: President's address to the nation on RDay eve January 25, 2013

    In his address to the nation on the eve of 64th Republic Day, President Pranab Mukherjee said in the recent past, serious atrocities on the Line of Control on Indian troops have been seen, an apparent reference to the beheading of an Indian soldier by Pakistan Army. ...
  • Maj Laishram Jyotin Singh awarded Ashok Chakra January 26, 2011

    Major Laishram Jyotin Singh died fighting in 2010's terror strike in Kabul. ...
  • Should the tiranga yatra be allowed to go ahead? January 24, 2011

    Rajdeep Sardesai asks the Big Question, 'Should the tiranga yatra be allowed to go ahead?' ...
  • People's voices on flag hoisting issue January 23, 2011

    As the flag hoisting debate heats up among politicians, here is what people feel about the issue. ...
  • Zindagi Live: The 2001 Gujarat earthquake January 23, 2011

    Zindagi Live goes back to the time when kids celebrating Republic Day, faced the devastating earthquake in Gujarat. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus talks of Cabinet reshuffle January 23, 2011

    Cyrus talks about Cabinet rejig, Republic Day preparations and India's World Cup squad on 'The Week That wasn't'. ...
  • India Rocks: Young blood, new spirit and high energy January 26, 2010

    India rocks as young blood of the country is coming forward and taking active participation in different fields, including politics. ...
  • Watch: Mile sur ... plays again with new faces January 26, 2010

    India completes 60 years of being a Republic on Tuesday. On this special occasion artists have reinvented one of India's favourite tunes ...
  • Pen guns recovered from terrorist hideouts in J-K January 25, 2010

    Security frisking on the eve of Republic Day, and even something as harmless as pens are not being spared. That's because security forces recently recovered pen guns from militant hideouts in Rajouri. It may sound right out of a James Bond movie but the innocuous looking weapons contain pistol...
  • Security tightened across India for Republic Day January 25, 2010

    Intelligence reports have warned of of aerial strikes before Republic Day. Security forces have increased deployment around vital installations across the country. Delhi will see about 3,000 to 4,000 more security personnel on the parade route. ...
  • Ynot: A travel down India's memory lane June 10, 2010

    As India completes 60 years of being a Republic and looks ahead to achieve much more, the Ynot team travel down the memory lane. ...
  • CNN-IBN R-Day special: The Makers of India January 24, 2010

    As the Indian Republic turns 60 years old on 26 January, meet the men and women who shaped and nurtured the dreams of our founders on makers of India. ...
  • Republic at 60: Makers of India January 22, 2010

    As India turns 60 as a republic, tell us who you think are the makers of this young republic. Also watch special programmes on CNN-IBN starting January 23, 2010, Saturday. ...
  • HAM radio lady completed 30 years of service, still rocking January 22, 2010

    Manorita Gobind Singh has been a radio jockey on HAM radio since 1978. She is helping people out when all lines of communications fail. ...
  • Spirited @ 60: Meet Haryana's caravan man January 22, 2010

    As our country celebrates 60 years of being a Republic we meet 87-year-old Navjeevan Khosla who lives to drive. Better known as Haryana's caravan man traveling all over the country in his specially designed mobile home. He inherited his father's wanderlust and 20 years ago drove off to live the dreams his...