Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicIndia Gate

Topic: India Gate

Don’t make distinction between India’s fallen heroes. Find a fitting way to pay tribute

The entire stretch from the India Gate to the National War Memorial must be dedicated to recognise our fallen soldiers as the Amar Jawan Park.

Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

Netaji’s statue will inspire future generations as he refused to bow before British: PM Modi

Unveiling a grand hologram statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate Sunday, Prime Minister Modi said the hologram statue will soon be replaced by a granite statue.

Rajyavardhan Rathore takes pride in great-granddad’s legacy from WWI amid ‘mercenary’ row

Rathore’s comment comes as ex-Servicemen argue over use of ‘mercenary’ for British Indian Army soldiers, after Amar Jawan Jyoti was merged with National War Memorial flame.

Amar Jawan Jyoti was lit after 1971 war. India Gate’s ‘colonial past’ is why it’s getting ‘merged’

Flame at India Gate was lit in Jan 1972 by Indira Gandhi to commemorate 1971 war. Now, it's getting 'merged' with the one at National War Memorial, which was drawn from it.

Amar Jawan Jyoti to be put out after 50 years, merged with flame at National War Memorial

Amar Jawan Jyoti was constructed as a memorial for Indian soldiers who were killed in action in 1971 Indo-Pak war. It was inaugurated by the then PM Indira Gandhi on 26 Jan 1972.

Delhi’s deserted monuments a delight for photographers now, but spell losses for vendors

All monuments under ASI have opened for visitors after almost 100 days. While 1,000-1500 people are allowed at most monuments, not more than 200 people are showing up.

Should Delhi’s Republic Day parade be held in a state capital every year?

As India celebrates its 71st Republic Day of the Constitution coming into force, many ask if this extravagant display in New Delhi is really necessary in the 21st century.

Man sets himself on fire at India Gate, police say unrelated to citizenship protests

The 25-year-old man, identified as Kartik Maher, suffered 90 per cent burns.

When a jobless youth helped Delhi Police crack a code & foil terror attack at India Gate

No one will know what effect such a terror attack would have had on India-Pakistan relations, which were fragile in the aftermath of the Parliament attack.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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