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  • Pension for freedom fighters to go up by Rs 1,000: Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy Aug 26, 2022 04:21 PM IST

    Pension for freedom fighters to go up by Rs 1,000: Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy

    The parliament heard an announcement from Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Friday that the monthly pension for freedom fighters would increase by Rs 1,000.

  • Russia confirms Independence Day strike, Kyiv says it killed 25 civilians Aug 25, 2022 06:16 PM IST

    Russia confirms Independence Day strike, Kyiv says it killed 25 civilians

    An Iskander missile had hit a military train on Wednesday at the station of Chaplyne that had been set to deliver arms to Ukrainian forces on the frontline in the eastern Donbas region.

  • This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia Aug 19, 2022 01:59 PM IST

    This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia

    This week in pictures: Compelling images from Asia

  • PM Modi thanks several world leaders for Independence Day wishes Aug 16, 2022 06:55 PM IST

    PM Modi thanks several world leaders for Independence Day wishes

    On India's Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked various international leaders, including Israeli President Isaac Herzog,

  • Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena appeals to people to dispose flags respectfully; civic bodies set up collection centres Aug 16, 2022 05:32 PM IST

    Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena appeals to people to dispose flags respectfully; civic bodies set up collection centres

    On Tuesday, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena urged citizens to properly dispose of their national flags by using the collection points put up by the local government.

  • Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath has a business proposal for health-tech startups Aug 16, 2022 02:28 PM IST

    Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath has a business proposal for health-tech startups

    Zerodha's Nithin Kamath and his team were on a trekking trip to mark 12 years of the stock broking company when he tweeted about businesses wanting to create health and fitness awareness within their companies.

  • Independence Day 2022: Iconic monuments lit in tricolours Aug 15, 2022 07:42 PM IST

    Independence Day 2022: Iconic monuments lit in tricolours

    Independence Day 2022: India celebrated 75 years of its Independence on Monday.

  • Independence Day 2022 | Postal Index Number turns 50 this year in India Aug 15, 2022 05:24 PM IST

    Independence Day 2022 | Postal Index Number turns 50 this year in India

    August 15 marks another significant milestone for India. This year, India not just celebrates 75years of country’s independence from British Raj but also celebrates the 50th anniversary of Postal Index Number (PIN). A PIN code refers to a six-digit code in the Indian postal code system used by India Post.

  • PM sets 'Panch Pran' target for next 25 yrs, says "big goal" is developed India; lists evils of corruption, nepotism two main challenges Aug 15, 2022 05:06 PM IST

    PM sets 'Panch Pran' target for next 25 yrs, says "big goal" is developed India; lists evils of corruption, nepotism two main challenges

    "The nation should now only be setting big goals. That big goal is a developed India and nothing less," Modi asserted in his ninth consecutive address from the ramparts of Red Fort on the country's 76th Independence Day, as he also spoke about challenges of dynastic politics.

  • Independence Day 2022: Pakistani artiste plays 'Jana Gana Mana' as token of friendship Aug 15, 2022 04:43 PM IST

    Independence Day 2022: Pakistani artiste plays 'Jana Gana Mana' as token of friendship

    "Happy Independence Day, India. I tried the National Anthem of India as a token of friendship and goodwill for Peace, tolerance and good relations between us," Pakistani rubab artiste Siyal Khan tweeted.

  • Independence Day 2022: 75 'firsts' in Indian history Aug 15, 2022 04:28 PM IST

    Independence Day 2022: 75 'firsts' in Indian history

    India@75: Learn about the people and moments etched in the country's history.

  • PM’s I-day speech names 5 pillars for India’s development Aug 15, 2022 03:46 PM IST

    PM’s I-day speech names 5 pillars for India’s development

    He also dwelt on the culture of corruption, virtually making a call to arms for the common citizen to join the fight

  • 76th Independence Day: Here's how India’s I-Day celebration inspire patriotism Aug 15, 2022 02:18 PM IST

    76th Independence Day: Here's how India’s I-Day celebration inspire patriotism

    Indians’ around the world are celebrating the 76th Independence Day with zeal and fervor. A look at some of the unique ways Indians celebrated 75 years of country’s freedom from British Raj, showcasing their patriotism.

  • Independence Day 2022: Mamata Banerjee joins folk dancers during celebrations | Watch Aug 15, 2022 02:15 PM IST

    Independence Day 2022: Mamata Banerjee joins folk dancers during celebrations | Watch

    Mamata Banerjee was seen shaking a leg with folk dancers during Independence Day celebrations at Kolkata's Red Road.

  • Independence Day 2022: NASA's Raja Chari shares pics of father's hometown Hyderabad from space Aug 15, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    Independence Day 2022: NASA's Raja Chari shares pics of father's hometown Hyderabad from space

    "On Indian Independence eve I’m reminded of Indian diaspora that I could see from the International Space Station where my immigrant father’s home town of Hyderabad shines bright," NASA astronaut Raja Chari said.

  • India@75 | Key takeaways from PM Modi’s address to the nation on Independence Day Aug 15, 2022 12:30 PM IST

    India@75 | Key takeaways from PM Modi’s address to the nation on Independence Day

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort during the celebration of 76th Independence Day. PM Modi offered tributes to freedom fighters, including Mahatma Gandhi, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Babasaheb Ambedkar, Veer Savarkar, Bhagat Singh, Jawaharlal Nehru. Modi concluded his speech with the slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and ‘Vande Mataram’. Here are some of the key points from his address to the nation:

  • Prepare for India's 100th Independence Day from today: Odisha CM Aug 15, 2022 12:23 PM IST

    Prepare for India's 100th Independence Day from today: Odisha CM

    Addressing the Independence Day function at the Exhibition Ground in Bhubaneswar, Patnaik said the country has achieved many milestones in the last 75 years and can now compete with other leading nations.

  • 76th Independence Day celebrations: Bill Gates congratulates PM Modi for India's digital-transformation Aug 15, 2022 12:12 PM IST

    76th Independence Day celebrations: Bill Gates congratulates PM Modi for India's digital-transformation

    As netizens take the Independence Day celebrations online, several notable personalities have come forth to wish India on its 76th Independence Day.

  • Independence Day 2022: Watch Indian flag being hoisted at highest battlefield in the world Aug 15, 2022 12:01 PM IST

    Independence Day 2022: Watch Indian flag being hoisted at highest battlefield in the world

    The Siachen Glacier region often faces zero visibility and the soldiers have to carry on their duties in inhuman conditions. In the video, the Siachen Warriors are seen trudging along in a snow covered region with the Indian flag before hoisting it.

  • Assam to withdraw 1 lakh minor cases: Himanta Biswa Sarma on Independence Day Aug 15, 2022 11:44 AM IST

    Assam to withdraw 1 lakh minor cases: Himanta Biswa Sarma on Independence Day

    Hoisting the national flag at the 76th Independence Day function in Guwahati, Sarma said there are about four lakh cases pending in the lower judiciary.

  • India@75: How India helped shape international climate policy Aug 15, 2022 10:35 AM IST

    India@75: How India helped shape international climate policy

    But it must do more to ensure that the principles of environmental justice it espouses are implemented at home too

  • Employees seek these 6 freedoms at their workplace Aug 15, 2022 10:34 AM IST

    Employees seek these 6 freedoms at their workplace

    As India celebrates its 75th Independence Day, employees and HR leaders list down the worst practices they seek independence from.

  • In photos | Independence Day 2022: The best moments of India@75 celebrations Aug 15, 2022 10:33 AM IST

    In photos | Independence Day 2022: The best moments of India@75 celebrations

    India at 75: See how Independence Day was celebrated across the country.

  • Independence Day 2022: 12 refugee singers pay tribute to national anthem | Watch Aug 15, 2022 10:30 AM IST

    Independence Day 2022: 12 refugee singers pay tribute to national anthem | Watch

    Independence Day 2022: The tribute was dedicated by refugees from Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Myanmar, and Cameroon in solidarity with the people and government of India.

  • India won't have to wait long for 5G services, prime minister says Aug 15, 2022 10:15 AM IST

    India won't have to wait long for 5G services, prime minister says

    The long-awaited 5G services are expected to be rolled out in about a month, Minister of State for Telecom Devusinh Chauhan had said on August 8.