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  • Delhi Police arrests man seen climbing one of Red Fort minarets during January 26 violence Feb 22, 2021 06:47 PM IST

    Delhi Police arrests man seen climbing one of Red Fort minarets during January 26 violence

    The arrest of Jaspreet Singh comes five days after the police arrested Maninder Singh, a car mechanic in Delhi's Pitampura, after footage from the Red Fort on January 26 showed him 'swinging swords'.

  • Farmers Protest | SAD reiterates support to farm stir, but says won't tolerate attack on Constitution, institutions Jan 27, 2021 08:50 PM IST

    Farmers Protest | SAD reiterates support to farm stir, but says won't tolerate attack on Constitution, institutions

    The statement from SAD, an erstwhile ally of the ruling BJP and a constituent of the NDA government, came a day after tens of thousands of farmers broke barriers to storm the national capital on Tuesday, during their tractor parade to highlight their demands.

  • Day after Red Fort violence, rumblings in Delhi, security heightened, roads choked Jan 27, 2021 12:20 PM IST

    Day after Red Fort violence, rumblings in Delhi, security heightened, roads choked

    The protesting farmers have also announced a foot march to Parliament on February 1, when the annual Budget is presented, to press for their demands including a repeal of the three new agriculture laws.

  • Meet Deep Sidhu, Punjabi actor-turned-activist accused of instigating farmers at Red Fort on Republic Day Jan 27, 2021 11:28 AM IST

    Meet Deep Sidhu, Punjabi actor-turned-activist accused of instigating farmers at Red Fort on Republic Day

    Despite being shunned by farmers' organisations, Sidhu has been reportedly attempting to take a leadership role in the protest. He appeared at Singhu border a day ahead of the planned tractor march of January 26 and gave a call to hold the tractor march 'inside Delhi'

  • Farmer dies as tractor overturns, protesters accuse Delhi Police of firing at him Jan 26, 2021 03:09 PM IST

    Farmer dies as tractor overturns, protesters accuse Delhi Police of firing at him

    Chaos erupted in the national capital as protesting farmers deviated from the route which they were assigned by the Delhi Police for the tractor rally.

  • 74th Independence Day | Amid COVID-19 threat, only senior cabinet members to be seated with PM Modi at Red Fort: Report Aug 14, 2020 09:54 AM IST

    74th Independence Day | Amid COVID-19 threat, only senior cabinet members to be seated with PM Modi at Red Fort: Report

    The Independence Day ceremony at Red Fort will be a curtailed affair this year with strict physical distancing norms and hand sanitisation amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

  • 74th Independence Day: Multi-layered security arrangements, social distancing norms in place for celebrations at Red Fort Aug 13, 2020 10:42 PM IST

    74th Independence Day: Multi-layered security arrangements, social distancing norms in place for celebrations at Red Fort

    Over 300 cameras have been installed for security and their footage is being monitored round the clock, police said. There will be around 4,000 security personnel at the Red Fort and they will stand in adherence with social distancing norms.

  • Anti-CAA protest: Prohibitory orders imposed near Red Fort Dec 19, 2019 10:45 AM IST

    Anti-CAA protest: Prohibitory orders imposed near Red Fort

    Police has already denied the permission for the protest near the Red Fort citing law and order issues, but the protestors said they will go ahead with the march.

  • Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Qutub Minar among top 10 revenue-generating monuments: Govt Feb 05, 2019 07:50 PM IST

    Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Qutub Minar among top 10 revenue-generating monuments: Govt

    Responding to a query in the Rajya Sabha, Sharma said along with these monuments the others in the top 10 include Sun Temple Konark, group of monuments in Mamallapuram, Ellora caves, group of monuments in Khajuraho, and the Ajanta caves in Aurangabad.

  • PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort on January 23 Jan 22, 2019 09:10 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort on January 23

    Modi will also visit the Yaad-e-Jallian Museum, (museum on the Jallianwala Bagh and World War I) and the Museum on 1857- India's first war of Independence and Drishyakala-Museum on Indian Art at the same venue, a statement from his office said.

  • NBCC to take up improvement work at Qutub Minar, Red Fort Oct 04, 2018 08:45 PM IST

    NBCC to take up improvement work at Qutub Minar, Red Fort

    NBCC had earlier adopted Purana Qila under Ministry of Tourism's Adopt a heritage scheme

  • PM Modi resumes trend of delivering long Independence Day speeches Aug 15, 2018 09:28 AM IST

    PM Modi resumes trend of delivering long Independence Day speeches

    In 2016, he had spoken for 96 minutes, the longest ever Independence Day address by an Indian prime minister.

  • PM Modi to address nation from Red Fort on August 15 Aug 14, 2018 10:05 PM IST

    PM Modi to address nation from Red Fort on August 15

    Some of the suggestions already received on the website include the ones on cases of rape, open defecation, reservation system and education.

  • After Red Fort, govt to include more monuments under 'adopt a heritage' for private players: K J Alphons May 02, 2018 05:06 PM IST

    After Red Fort, govt to include more monuments under 'adopt a heritage' for private players: K J Alphons

    The minister also attacked the Congress for opposing the initiative, saying the opposition party has a "poor memory" and they are forgetting that they had also engaged a private player to maintain and operate the iconic Humayun Tomb.

  • GMR, ITC show interest to adopt Taj Mahal, Cement company to adopt Red Fort Apr 24, 2018 08:47 PM IST

    GMR, ITC show interest to adopt Taj Mahal, Cement company to adopt Red Fort

    The ministry today awarded the Letters of Intent to nine agencies for 22 monuments of Phase-IV of the scheme, including the Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh, Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan, Mehrauli Archeological Park and Gol Gumbad in Delhi.

  • Delhi Metro‘s ‘heritage corridor‘ between ITO and Kashmere Gate, ready for safety inspection Mar 20, 2017 05:00 PM IST

    Delhi Metro‘s ‘heritage corridor‘ between ITO and Kashmere Gate, ready for safety inspection

    Delhi Metro has finally approached the safety commissioner, for the inspection of the ITO-Kashmere Gate ‘heritage corridor’, even though it is likely to miss the March launch deadline. The 5.17-km-long section, an extension of &#82

  • Prestige to buyout partners in Bengaluru proj for Rs 600 cr Dec 22, 2015 07:32 PM IST

    Prestige to buyout partners in Bengaluru proj for Rs 600 cr

    In a regulatory filing, Prestige Estates Projects Ltd today said its subsidiary Valdel is proposing to purchase about 100 per cent of the securities held by Red Fort India Real Estate and Varidge Ventures Ltd in Exora Business Park.

  • PM wanted OROP on Independence Day, talks failed: Report Aug 27, 2015 06:27 PM IST

    PM wanted OROP on Independence Day, talks failed: Report

    According to reports, former Army chief General VP Malik has revealed that while the Prime Minister was all set to announce the scheme, the government was not able to reach an agreement in the final stages.

  • Nationwide security blanket ahead of Independence Day Aug 14, 2015 07:04 PM IST

    Nationwide security blanket ahead of Independence Day

    Over 40,000 security personnel have been deployed across Delhi to keep a hawk-eyed vigil against any possible terror strike. More than 12,000 of these personnel, drawn from paramilitary forces and Delhi Police, have been deployed in high security areas, especially in and around the Red Fort from where Modi will address the nation.

  • Taj Mahal emerges as top Google Street View destination Mar 16, 2015 08:13 PM IST

    Taj Mahal emerges as top Google Street View destination

    Agra's tourist attraction Taj Mahal has emerged as the most popular in Asia for global 'virtual travellers', according to Google.

  • Modi's speech: A call to nation to wake up and smell coffee Aug 19, 2014 05:12 PM IST

    Modi's speech: A call to nation to wake up and smell coffee

    The disappearance of the bullet-proof glass and the teleprompter was more than symbolic; it was a Prime Minister telling his people I want nothing coming between you and me, between government and people.

  • Modi's parenting tips: Focus on what your sons are upto Aug 19, 2014 04:51 PM IST

    Modi's parenting tips: Focus on what your sons are upto

    In a few sentences Modi has effectively given us a deep message: women can progress only as fast as men can change. You can give women better protection, but real protection lies in how we bring up our sons. Effectively, he has emphasised the importance of parenting sons better – and which is where we are failing as a nation.

  • Lack of political consensus affecting economic growth: PM Aug 15, 2012 09:00 AM IST

    Lack of political consensus affecting economic growth: PM

    Cautioning that lack of political consensus on many issues was impeding rapid economic growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said time has come to view development processes as matters of national security.

  • Will announce future course of action today: Ramdev Aug 14, 2012 08:36 AM IST

    Will announce future course of action today: Ramdev

    Ramdev and few thousand of his supporters stay put at the football stadium in central Delhi throughout the night, refusing to vacate it and declaring that he will announce his future course of action today.

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