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Independence Day
India  /  Published 19.08.21

I-day: Thrown out for Ambedkar slogan

Sheikh Shami Akhtar, 70, gets such “goosebumps” seeing the Tricolour flutter that since the age of 12, he has been scrupulously attending the Independence Day ceremonies at the local schoo...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Calcutta  /  Published 17.08.21

Teens seek freedom from abuse

“I don’t like to play football and cricket like others of my age do. But is that a crime?” the boy asked. His mother has raised some chickens and ducks. She sells their eggs to eke o...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.08.21

Cong to govt: Respond on Afghanistan

The Congress on Monday expressed shock at the Narendra Modi government’s silence on the developments in Afghanistan, wondering if something was being hidden about India’s role in the Doha ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.08.21

Memory games: Partition day

The prime minister’s address on Independence Day may have been colourless but he did make a singular announcement a day before. August 14, Narendra Modi declared, would be remembered as ‘P...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.08.21

Daily wage earners vow to follow Stan’s ideals

Daily wage earners in one of the urban slums in the steel city took a resolve to follow the ideals of Father Stan Swamy on the country’s 75th Independence Day on Sunday. The spontaneous decisio...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

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Jharkhand  /  Published 17.08.21

Congress leader dies at flag hoisting

A Congress leader died of suspected cardiac arrest immediately after hoisting the Tricolour on Independence Day in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand. Anwar Hussain Ansari, in his early 50s and a former p...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 16.08.21

Woodlands: 25% discount for OPD patients

Dr Basu added, “Through this offer, we want to stress on the need for regular health check-ups, of which investigations are a part. This is the only way to prevent or make early diagnosis of lif...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.08.21

India celebrates 75th Independence Day

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By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 16.08.21

I-day: Modi offers another slogan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to freedom fighters, added “sabka prayas” (effort by all) to his “sabka saath” slogan, described the youth as the “ca...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

World  /  Published 16.08.21

Biden invokes Gandhi’s message

Mahatma Gandhi’s message of truth and non-violence had guided India on its journey towards independence, US President Joe Biden recalled on Sunday. “On this day, August 15, 1947, India ac...
By PTI in Washington


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