Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicIndependence day

Topic: Independence day

Nehru present in future ‘Azadi Mahotsav’ posters, says ICHR after Congress slams ‘omission’

In an ICHR poster celebrating India's 75th year of independence, Jawaharlal Nehru was conspicuously missing while Gandhi, Bose and Savarkar were featured.

SubscriberWrites: Looking beyond Red Fort: I-Day event can be held at other places of national significance too

Indian PMs have always hoisted the tricolor from the ramparts of the Red Fort. Other locations can be Hampi in Karnataka, Lothal in Gujarat, or Nalanda in Bihar, writes Kaushik Mukherjee.

Dear Muslims, don’t take refuge in liberal vs Hindutva binary. These templates are tricky

Twitter nationalists are not interested in the substance of my arguments. For them, my religion is enough to refute me as a Pakistani.

Protesting farmers take out ‘Tiranga Yatras’ in several parts of Punjab, Haryana

Protesting farmers, including women, said they will continue to hold protests till their demand to repeal the three agricultural reforms is not accepted by the Centre.

India rightfully enjoys high prestige on global stage, plays important role, Putin says

President Putin says Russia values the ‘Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership’ between the two countries in his Independence Day message to President Kovind and PM Modi.

J&K committed to ensure ‘dignified’ return of Kashmiri pandits, LG Manoj Sinha says

LG Sinha said considerable progress has been made on providing transit accommodation and jobs to Kashmiri pandit migrants under Prime Minister’s Development Package.

Hand-holding of deprived communities necessary, says PM Modi on reservations

Addressing India on the occasion of Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi said it is being ensured that no one is left behind in India's journey of development.

Startups the new kind of wealth creators, govt working to make Indian ecosystem the best: Modi

Noting how start ups are turning unicorns, Modi says India needs to target the global market, announces production-linked incentive to boost Make in India programme.

‘Deshbhakti’ curriculum to be rolled out in Delhi govt schools from 27 September: Kejriwal

During his Independence Day address at Delhi Secretariat, CM Arvind Kejriwal also said the AAP government will start yoga classes in Delhi’s halls and parks from 2 October.

The 5 big announcements by PM Modi in his Independence Day speech

In his 90-minute speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort, PM Modi congratulated the sportspersons who won medals at the Tokyo Olympics, paid tribute to frontline Covid workers.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.