India  /  Published 19.01.22

Covid axe on R-Day attendees

This year, the official said, special arrangements are being made for those who normally don’t get the opportunity to attend the parade. Some seats will be earmarked for auto-rickshaw drivers, f...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.01.22

R-Day: 3 states to miss parade

“Existing criteria and proposals for selection were scrupulously followed. Since @narendramodi became @PMOIndia: 2018 & 2021: Kerala’s tableau selected. 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020 & 20...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.07.21

History, streets and their strange seductions

Did an Unidentified Flying Object land in the vicinity of Patparganj, East Delhi, on a rainy, deliciously pleasant night earlier this month? A wide-eyed visitor, returning and rediscovering Delhi afte...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

India  /  Published 16.07.21

Republic Day parade to be held on refurbished Rajpath

The Republic Day parade next year will be held on the refurbished Rajpath as the redevelopment work of the Central Vista Avenue, stretching from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate, is expected to be com...
By PTI, Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.05.21

Veterans appeal to Kovind to halt Vista

A group of veterans has written to President Ram Nath Kovind, seeking his intervention as the head of State to direct the government to postpone the Central Vista project by two years. In their lette...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.21

Rajpath: Vandals at the Gate

By Mukul Kesavan

India  /  Published 26.01.19

Glare on ‘chat’ in front row at R-Day parade

Union minister Nitin Gadkari, in the news recently for comments apparently aimed at telling the BJP’s top brass to take responsibility for electoral reverses, was seated beside Rahul Gandhi during t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.01.19

Jharkhand to miss Rajpath action

Jharkhand’s tableau will be conspicuous by its absence at the 70th Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26. This is the fourth year in a row that the state will be missing in action on Rajpat...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 26.01.19

Modi waves INA ‘historic first’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP on Saturday played up the “historic first” of four veterans from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s Indian National Army participating in the Republic Day para...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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