Ram Nath Kovind

Honoured to be part of 'The President's Bodyguard': Big B

Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is honoured to be a part of "The President's Bodyguard", a documentary on one of the oldest …

Indian Army

What is Neelakurinji, the flower PM Modi mentioned in his Independence Day speech?

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his Independence Day speech today, he mentioned one of India's great natural spectacles: The flowering of the …

India

Anandiben Patel takes oath as Governor of Chhattisgarh

<b>Raipur, Aug 15</b>: Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, who has been given the additional charge of Chhattisgarh following the death of governor …

India

No Invite For Lawmakers, Arvind Kejriwal Skips President's 'At Home' Too

Arvind Kejriwal's AAP has, on numerous occasions, accused the central government of attempting to humiliate AAP leaders at national events.<p><b>New …

India

Google Doodle celebrates India's 72nd Independence Day

The doodle features the national animal and national bird of the country, tiger and peacock, respectively

India

India close to achieving long-term goals: Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind said India is now close to achieving many of its long-term goals.Addressing the nation on the eve of the 72nd Independenc

India

Independence Day Live: PM Modi delivers a speech for all

<b>09:42 IST:</b> BJP chief Amit Shah unfruls the national flag at BJP headquarters in Delhi. BJP President Amit Shah unfurls the national flag at Party …

India

Rifleman Aurangzeb & Major Aditya to be Awarded Shaurya Chakra

Rifleman Aurangzeb, who was abducted and killed by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama in June this year, will be awarded the Shaurya Chakra – …

India

‘An artist can’t ignore society and tell a story’

For Riddhi Sen, winning the National Award for the portrayal of a transgender character is more of an achievement than being the youngest Best Actor …

Awards

BJP rejects reports of simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha, 11 assemblies, says Amit Shah called for 'positive debate' on subject

<b>New Delhi</b>: The BJP on Tuesday dismissed reports that the government was planning to hold simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and 11 state Assemblies …

India

Indians abroad celebrate Independence day with pomp and fervour

<b>Beijing/Melbourne, Aug 15:</b> Thousands of Indians across the world today proudly celebrated India's 72nd Independence Day with the tricolour fluttering …

India

On Independence Day, Modi quotes Subramania Bharati in Tamil

Prime Minister Narendra Modi quoted a revered Tamil poet to give millions of his compatriots this inspiring message on Independence Day: India will …

India

News18 Daybreak | President's Speech on Eve of I-Day, Mamata on NRC and Other Stories You May Have Missed

Get a fresh dose of the news that matters, delivered directly to your inbox, every morning. The perfect way, to get you started and informed, for the …

India

Guess what the Twitter emoji for Independence Day is

Tweet your Independence Day wishes with the hashtag #IndependenceDayIndia, and you'll see a small, sandstone-red emoji right next to it.<p>No prizes, of …

India

Students Must Spend 5 Days in Villages as Part of ‘USR’ Activities, Says President Kovind

He said that the university students should visit villages at regular intervals and should engage with its residents and work towards improving the …

India News

The big news: Don’t let contentious matters distract us, says president, and nine other top stories

Other headlines: Around 30 people were feared killed as motorway bridge collapsed in Italy, and the rupee breached 70 per US dollar for the first …

India News

President approves gallantry awards to crew members of INSV Tarini

New Delhi, Aug 15: President Ram Nath Kovind approved Nao Sena (Gallantary) medal for the six women crew members of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel …

India

Ahead of PM Modi's I-Day speech, fake websites of Ayushman Bharat mushroom on social media

When he addresses the nation for the 5th time from the ramparts of the Red Fort today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to announce his …

India

942 Police Medals to be given on I-Day, CRPF tops

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) constable Sharief-ud-Din Ganaie and Head Constable Mohammad Tafail, who lost their …

India

President Kovind Linked Freedom and Liberty to Developmental Schemes in Independence Day Speech

The President tied the concepts of freedom and liberty to developmental schemes for key demographic groups such as farmers, soldiers, students and …

India

Security hits fever pitch for I-Day as Delhi on high alert

Intelligence input regarding four terrorists sneaking into the National Capital to carry out a 26/11-type terror attack has put security agencies on …

India

QKolkata: Former LS Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Passes Away & More

1. Somnath Chatterjee Passes Away<p>Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee passed away on Monday, 13 August at a Kolkata hospital. He was 89 years …

India

Nation grieves for Somnath Chatterjee

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday led the nation in paying glowing tributes to former lok …

India

Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Criminal Law (Amendment) Act; provision provides stringent punishment for raping minors

<b>New Delhi:</b> President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018, that provides for stringent punishment, including …

India

Muthuvel Karunanidhi, 94, Screenwriter Turned Politician, Dies

NEW DELHI — Muthuvel Karunanidhi, who parlayed his vocation as a prolific writer of films about the downtrodden into a political career that challenged the upper caste’s hold on Indian politics, died on Aug. 7 in Chennai, India. He was 94.<p>Doctors at Kauvery Hospital, where he died, said Mr. …

India

Anil Kapoor remembers Sridevi: We see your reflection in Janhvi-Khushi

Sridevi left the nation devastated with her sudden demise earlier this year. The legendary actress would have turned 55 today. On her birth …

Janhvi Kapoor

V.S. Naipaul, Nobel-winning novelist, dies at 85

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul, who was born in Trinidad but lived most of his life in England, died in his London home Saturday, Britain's Press Association reported, citing Naipaul's wife.<p>He was 85.<p>In awarding him the $1 million Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001, the Swedish …

World News

Insider -Out

How Harivansh won The call from the PM is what made all the difference: JD-U’s Harivansh Narayan Singh won the Rajya Sabha deputy chair’s post hands …

India

President Ram Nath Kovind underlines UP’s political, economic importance

President Ram Nath Kovind, who was in Lucknow at the launch of the “One District, One Product (ODOP)” summit, underlined the importance of Uttar …

India News

Amazon inks MoU with UP govt to boost MSME entrepreneurs

Amazon India through its Kala Haat programme will help traditional industries, synonymous with respective districts of the state, leverage e-commerce …

India