Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicRed Fort

Topic: Red Fort

Building bridges with Sikhs, fighting ‘fanaticism’ at core of Modi’s Red Fort address tonight

PM Modi will address nation Thursday night to commemorate 400th Parkash Purab of Guru Tegh Bahadur. Showcasing India's treatment of minorities among objectives too.

On World Health Day, Modi govt’s ‘Yoga Mahotsav’ toasts India’s ‘ancestral way of life’

Ayush Ministry organised a Yoga Mahotsav at Red Fort Thursday to mark World Health Day. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla was the chief guest, with ministers & envoys in attendance.

How Mughal India celebrated Diwali — from ‘Akash diya’ to Red Fort

In ‘Shahjahanabad’, Rana Safvi writes about how the ‘Rang Mahal’ in Delhi’s Red Fort was lit up to celebrate Diwali.

Secret tunnel leading to Red Fort discovered at Delhi Legislative Assembly

Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel said the tunnel was used by Britishers to move freedom fighters but the underground paths have been destroyed due to metro & sewer installations.

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.

Preparations on for J&K polls, Himalayan region will become base for India’s development: Modi

In his Independence Day speech at Red Fort, PM Modi says Ladakh is progressing towards development and Sindhu Central University will make it a centre of higher education.

Protest against farm laws to begin at Jantar Mantar from 22 July, says farmers’ union leader

Two hundred farmers will go to Jantar Mantar from the Singhu border everyday for the peaceful demonstration against farm laws, said Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Mahasangh national president Shiv K Kakka.

Court allows Delhi police to obtain Deep Sidhu’s voice sample in Red Fort violence case

Delhi police claimed that in order to authenticate the voice of the accused in several videos, it was necessary that Sidhu’s voice was matched with the voice in those video clippings.

Delhi court denies Deep Sidhu’s custody to police in Red Fort violence case filed by ASI

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gajendra Singh Nagar turned down the police demand for Sidhu's 4-day remand and sent him to 14-day judicial custody.

Deep Sidhu, arrested in connection with 26 Jan violence at Red Fort, gets bail

While granting bail, the judge directed Sidhu to deposit his passport with the investigating officer and appear before the police station and the court as and when required.

On Camera

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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