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  • Republic Day parade: Uttar Pradesh wins best tableau award Jan 29, 2021 10:50 AM IST

    Republic Day parade: Uttar Pradesh wins best tableau award

    The theme of Uttar Pradesh’s tableau was 'Ayodhya: Cultural Heritage of Uttar Pradesh'.

  • No flag but sacred tiranga should fly aloft Red Fort: Shashi Tharoor Jan 26, 2021 08:04 PM IST

    No flag but sacred tiranga should fly aloft Red Fort: Shashi Tharoor

    Wielding sticks and clubs and holding the tricolour and union flags, tens of thousands of farmers atop tractors broke barriers, clashed with police and entered the city from various points to lay siege to the Red Fort and climb the flagpole on Republic Day.

  • 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.

  • In Pics | Farmers' protest rally on Republic Day 2021 Jan 26, 2021 01:14 PM IST

    In Pics | Farmers' protest rally on Republic Day 2021

    On Republic Day 2021, the farmers' protest rally became quite eventful. Check pics here.

  • Farmers' Protest | Chaos at Delhi borders: Police resort to tear gas, lathi charge Jan 26, 2021 12:54 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest | Chaos at Delhi borders: Police resort to tear gas, lathi charge

    Farmers at SInghu border earlier alleged that police were stopping them and asking them to take a route not previously agreed on.

  • Republic Day 2021 | IAF Flight Lieutenant Swati Rathore to become first woman to lead FlyPast Jan 26, 2021 09:00 AM IST

    Republic Day 2021 | IAF Flight Lieutenant Swati Rathore to become first woman to lead FlyPast

    Swati Rathore’s participation and milestone in this year’s Republic Day celebration has been met with much fanfare back home in Rajasthan – by family and state leaders as well

  • Google celebrates India’s 72nd Republic Day with doodle showcasing nation's vibrant culture Jan 26, 2021 08:39 AM IST

    Google celebrates India’s 72nd Republic Day with doodle showcasing nation's vibrant culture

    The Republic Day doodle is illustrated by Mumbai-based artist Onkar Fondekar.

  • Republic Day 2021 Highlights: R-Day parade ends with Rafale carrying out a 'Vertical Charlie' formation Jan 26, 2021 07:31 AM IST

    Republic Day 2021 Highlights: R-Day parade ends with Rafale carrying out a 'Vertical Charlie' formation

    Republic Day 2021 Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to martyred soldiers at the National War Memorial in Delhi on Republic Day. Farmers to hold a tractor parade in the national capital on the day.

  • Republic Day 2021 | Some interesting facts about India's handwritten original Constitution and the man who wrote it Jan 26, 2021 07:15 AM IST

    Republic Day 2021 | Some interesting facts about India's handwritten original Constitution and the man who wrote it

    Political pundits count the 22 parts, 395 articles and 8 schedules of the original Constitution. But what catches the eye is its aesthetics. Beautiful borders on each parchment paper and words slanting artistically.

  • Republic Day 2021: A quick history lesson on the importance, celebrations and everything else Jan 25, 2021 11:03 PM IST

    Republic Day 2021: A quick history lesson on the importance, celebrations and everything else

    72 years is a long time and today Republic day could just seem like a national holiday, a day-off from a busy working week. So let's take a walk through memory lane and remember on the eve of 72nd Republic Day, the importance it holds to India and its freedom movement.

  • Republic Day 2021 | A look at some of the events that will make this year’s parade unique Jan 25, 2021 10:55 PM IST

    Republic Day 2021 | A look at some of the events that will make this year’s parade unique

    While the novel outbreak has led to many changes in the parade celebration compared to previous years, the culture will be showcased following strict safety protocols, here's a peek inside what's different in this year's celebration

  • Republic Day 2021: Where to watch the parade live and other details Jan 25, 2021 10:39 PM IST

    Republic Day 2021: Where to watch the parade live and other details

    The Republic Day Parade 2021 will be telecast live on all Doordarshan channels at 9 am. Also, the YouTube channels of Doordarshan and Press Information Bureau will run the event live at the same time.

  • Republic Day 2021 | Here's a look at how India has changed since 1950 Jan 25, 2021 09:38 PM IST

    Republic Day 2021 | Here's a look at how India has changed since 1950

    On January 26, India will celebrate its 72nd Republic Day marking the anniversary of adoption of the country’s constitution on this day in 1950. Take a look to know how India has changed since that year.

  • Delhi under heavy security cover for Republic Day, farmers' tractor parade Jan 25, 2021 08:29 PM IST

    Delhi under heavy security cover for Republic Day, farmers' tractor parade

    Protesting farmer unions opposing the three contentious farm laws said their parade will not enter central Delhi and it will start only after the official Republic Day parade concludes.

  • The significance of the Mission Paani Waterthon Jan 25, 2021 07:27 PM IST

    The significance of the Mission Paani Waterthon

    Mission Paani Waterthon is set to feature notable individual efforts to conserve water and promote hygiene.

  • Republic Day 2021 parade | From COVID vaccine to Ram temple replica, a look at some of the tableaus to be on display Jan 25, 2021 06:48 PM IST

    Republic Day 2021 parade | From COVID vaccine to Ram temple replica, a look at some of the tableaus to be on display

    This year’s Republic Day celebrations will not be the same as always due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. From a cap on spectators to no foreign head of state to attend the parade, an array of restrictions and changes have been announced to combat the spread of COVID-19. The parade showcases a number of tableaus of various states, union territories, ministries and more. Let’s take a look at some of the tableaus which will be showcased in Republic Day parade this year.

  • Punjab CM Amarinder Singh appeals to farmers to ensure tractor parade remains peaceful Jan 25, 2021 06:22 PM IST

    Punjab CM Amarinder Singh appeals to farmers to ensure tractor parade remains peaceful

    Farmer leaders have said that they will take out a tractor parade on the Republic Day.

  • Delhi Metro services to be partially regulated on Republic Day 2021: Check details here Jan 24, 2021 03:35 PM IST

    Delhi Metro services to be partially regulated on Republic Day 2021: Check details here

    The entry and exit points at Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan will be shut till 12:00 pm as part of security arrangements made by Delhi Police. However, the interchange facility will remain operational at the Central Secretariat station for passengers between Line 2 and Line 6.

  • Republic Day 2021 | Rafale jets to mark debut during Indian Air Force fly-past Jan 23, 2021 05:45 PM IST

    Republic Day 2021 | Rafale jets to mark debut during Indian Air Force fly-past

    The Republic Day celebrations this year will also mark the debut of the upgraded Schilka air defence system, which is a radar-based anti-aircraft weapon.

  • Ensure National Flags made of paper are used, say no to plastic flags: Centre to states Jan 22, 2021 03:26 PM IST

    Ensure National Flags made of paper are used, say no to plastic flags: Centre to states

    Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued an advisory to all state & union territory governments asking them to ensure that the general public does not use Indian flags made of plastic

  • Farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day: Group of farm union leaders to meet police officials Jan 20, 2021 11:45 AM IST

    Farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day: Group of farm union leaders to meet police officials

    Farmers have been protesting against the three farm laws for the last 56 days on the borders of the national capital.

  • Security personnel rehearse for 72nd Republic Day parade in Delhi Jan 19, 2021 07:19 PM IST

    Security personnel rehearse for 72nd Republic Day parade in Delhi

    Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, rehearsals for India’s 72nd Republic Day have begun. But this year the celebration will not be the same as always. From a cap on spectators to bio-bubble for participating soldiers, an array of restrictions and changes have been announced.

  • Republic Day 2021: Bhawana Kanth to become first IAF woman pilot to participate in R- Day parade Jan 18, 2021 10:38 PM IST

    Republic Day 2021: Bhawana Kanth to become first IAF woman pilot to participate in R- Day parade

    Bhawana, who belongs to Bihar's Darbhanga, was inducted into the IAF in 2016 along with Avani Chaturvedi and Mohana Singh. She is currently posted at an airbase in Rajasthan where she flies MiG-21 Bison.

  • Republic Day 2021 parade: What will be different this year due to COVID-19 impact? Jan 18, 2021 06:30 PM IST

    Republic Day 2021 parade: What will be different this year due to COVID-19 impact?

    For the first time in 55 years, no foreign head of state would be attending the Republic Day parade. The government has announced a number of restrictions for the event, including a cap on spectators, age limit for attendees, shorter parade route and biobubble for participating soldiers.

  • Rafale to feature in Republic Day parade for first time Jan 18, 2021 06:07 PM IST

    Rafale to feature in Republic Day parade for first time

    A total of 38 IAF aircraft and four planes of the Indian Army will participate in the flypast on January 26, IAF said.

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