Republic Day Of India 26 January
West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.19

The Sohrabs’ brush with speed demon

The first name that came up after corporal Abhimanyu Gaud was mowed down by a speeding car during a Republic Day parade rehearsal in January 2016 was Ambia Sohrab.The son of former RJD leader Mohammad...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.01.19

AAP gives BJP taste of ‘anti-national’ dose

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party has decided to take on the national-versus-anti-national discourse, using the BJP’s pet allegation against rivals to target Prime Minister Narendra...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

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

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.19

A broken republic where minorities live in fear

Irony proliferates in the India that the Bharatiya Janata Party is striving to build earnestly. In 1950, this young republic had adopted a Constitution — the sacred foundation of the democracy — w...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 28.01.20

Flag blow to Mehbooba in party

Jailed former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s own flock is deserting her Peoples Democratic Party to hold the Tricolour aloft in their hands, brushing aside her prophecy that no one would do so in t...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 26.01.20

Vemula mom at Shaheen

The three “Dabang Dadis” (Fearless Grannies) of Shaheen Bagh and Radhika Vemula, mother of Rohith Vemula, joined thousands of protesters in hoisting the Tricolour up a 54-foot pole at the epicentr...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.01.20

Won’t bow before mobs: CM

Chief minister Hemant Soren on Republic Day said his government would not tolerate those who undermine the Constitution and break the law.“My government won’t cave in before bhid tantra (mobocracy...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

India  /  Published 26.01.20

Modi pays homage to fallen soldiers at National War Memorial

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid homage to the fallen soldiers at the newly-built National War Memorial in New Delhi on Republic Day for the first time instead of the Amar Jawan Jyoti benea...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

Preamble to be read in churches on R-Day

Pastors and priests of the city’s Roman Catholic churches will read out the Preamble to the Constitution after Sunday service this Republic Day.The archbishop will send a circular to all 65 parishes...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.20

Bengal’s Republic Day tableau rejected

The Bengal government’s Republic Day tableau proposal has been rejected, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. The expert committee tasked with choosing the tableaux examined Bengal’s proposal i...
By PTI and Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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