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    Easy to criticise system, but difficult to transform: CJI Dipak Misra

    Easy to criticise system, but difficult to transform: CJI Dipak Misra


    New Delhi, Aug 15: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has called for constructive steps to improve institutions. CJI Dipak Misra was addressing Supreme Court Bar Association on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day in New Delhi. [Read...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has called for constructive steps to improve institutions. CJI Dipak Misra was addressing Supreme Court Bar Association on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day in New Delhi. [Read more:
    India gifts 30 ambulance to Nepal on Independence Day

    India gifts 30 ambulance to Nepal on Independence Day


    Kathmandu, Aug 15: India gifted 30 ambulances and six buses to Nepalese hospitals, charitable organisations and educational institutions on the occasion of its 72nd Independence Day. Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri handed over keys of the...

    Kathmandu, Aug 15: India gifted 30 ambulances and six buses to Nepalese hospitals, charitable organisations and educational institutions on the occasion of its 72nd Independence Day. Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri handed over keys of the vehicles
    Children jostle to meet, interact with PM Modi at Red Fort

    Children jostle to meet, interact with PM Modi at Red Fort


    New Delhi, Aug 15: Children jostled to shake hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he sidestepped his security cover to greet them after his Independence Day address to the nation from the Red Fort. After delivering an...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: Children jostled to shake hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he sidestepped his security cover to greet them after his Independence Day address to the nation from the Red Fort. After delivering an over
    ISRO ready for Gaganyaan 2022, says its a duty to meet target set by PM Modi

    ISRO ready for Gaganyaan 2022, says its a duty to meet target set by PM Modi


    New Delhi, Aug 15: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing from the ramparts of Red Fort that India would send a manned mission to space by 2022, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s chairman K Sivan on Wednesday said the...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing from the ramparts of Red Fort that India would send a manned mission to space by 2022, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s chairman K Sivan on Wednesday said the work
    Civic polls in Jammu and Kashmir to be held in September this year

    Civic polls in Jammu and Kashmir to be held in September this year


    Srinagar, Aug 15: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra said today that the urban local body and panchayat polls in the state, which have not been organised for several years, will be held from September this year. ...

    Srinagar, Aug 15: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra said today that the urban local body and panchayat polls in the state, which have not been organised for several years, will be held from September this year. "Elections
    Indian reunites with family after spending 36 years Pakistan prison

    Indian reunites with family after spending 36 years Pakistan prison


    Jaipur, Aug 15: An emotional moment for Jaipur-based family as their family member, who was thought to be dead, reunited with them after 36 years. Jaipur resident Gajanand Sharma who had disappeared from his village Fatehram Ka Tibba in 1982...

    Jaipur, Aug 15: An emotional moment for Jaipur-based family as their family member, who was thought to be dead, reunited with them after 36 years. Jaipur resident Gajanand Sharma who had disappeared from his village Fatehram Ka Tibba in 1982 was
    Noted Malayalam poet Chemmanam Chacko dies

    Noted Malayalam poet Chemmanam Chacko dies


    Kochi, Aug 15: Noted Malayalam poet and Sahitya Akademi awardee Chemmanam Chacko died at his residence in Kakkanad near here, his family members said today. Chacko, 92, had been undergoing treatment for age-related ailments for quite sometime. His...

    Kochi, Aug 15: Noted Malayalam poet and Sahitya Akademi awardee Chemmanam Chacko died at his residence in Kakkanad near here, his family members said today. Chacko, 92, had been undergoing treatment for age-related ailments for quite sometime. His end
    Here's how India celebrated Independence Day 2018

    Here's how India celebrated Independence Day 2018


    New Delhi, Aug 15: As India celebrates its 72nd Independence Day on August 15, thousands of Indians across the world proudly celebrated this day with the tricolour fluttering high and the national anthem reverberating at Indian missions abroad. In India,...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: As India celebrates its 72nd Independence Day on August 15, thousands of Indians across the world proudly celebrated this day with the tricolour fluttering high and the national anthem reverberating at Indian missions abroad. In India, today's
    What is Ayushman Bharat or Modicare

    What is Ayushman Bharat or Modicare


    New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the world's largest government-funded healthcare programme, Ayushman Bharat, will be rolled out on September 25, on the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay. During his...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the world's largest government-funded healthcare programme, Ayushman Bharat, will be rolled out on September 25, on the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay. During his Independence Day address,
    Pak envoy bats for 'betterment of ties', terms Modi calling Imran Khan a 'positive development'

    Pak envoy bats for 'betterment of ties', terms Modi calling Imran Khan a 'positive development'


    New Delhi, Aug 15: Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to Imran Khan after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)'s win in elections as a "positive development", Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood hoped that South Asia would be known for...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to Imran Khan after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)'s win in elections as a "positive development", Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood hoped that South Asia would be known for cooperation and
    Robinhood: A tale of courage and generosity, this Independence Day

    Robinhood: A tale of courage and generosity, this Independence Day


    Jodhpur, Aug 15: Robinhood Army considers hunger a major problem and they have taken upon themselves to fight this acute problem. Like every Independence Day, volunteers of the group have decided to distribute food to 1 million people. ...

    Jodhpur, Aug 15: Robinhood Army considers hunger a major problem and they have taken upon themselves to fight this acute problem. Like every Independence Day, volunteers of the group have decided to distribute food to 1 million people. The
    Ashutosh ends AAP innings, cites personal reason for resignation

    Ashutosh ends AAP innings, cites personal reason for resignation


    New Delhi, Aug 15: Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh quit the party today. He cited personal reasons for his decision. Also Read | AAP will not join opposition alliance for 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Kejriwal Announcing his resignation...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh quit the party today. He cited personal reasons for his decision. Also Read | AAP will not join opposition alliance for 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Kejriwal Announcing his resignation in
    Kerala rains: Heavy and incessant rain continues to lash the state, death toll rises to 43

    Kerala rains: Heavy and incessant rain continues to lash the state, death toll rises to 43


    Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 15: Torrential rains continued to wreak havoc in many parts of flood-ravaged Kerala on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the operations at Cochin International Airport have been suspended till Saturday 2 pm after flood water submerged the...

    Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 15: Torrential rains continued to wreak havoc in many parts of flood-ravaged Kerala on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the operations at Cochin International Airport have been suspended till Saturday 2 pm after flood water submerged the runway. The weather station near
    Internet, mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir valley

    Internet, mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir valley


    Srinagar, Aug 15: A high alert has been declared in Jammu and Kashmir and internet and mobile phone services were suspended across the Valley as a precautionary measure. The mobile telephony services, including the Internet facility on the...

    Srinagar, Aug 15: A high alert has been declared in Jammu and Kashmir and internet and mobile phone services were suspended across the Valley as a precautionary measure. The mobile telephony services, including the Internet facility on the hand-held
    Guess who was sleeping next to these kids? A leopard

    Guess who was sleeping next to these kids? A leopard


    Nashik, Aug 15: In a strange occurrence, a leopard cub managed to make its way underneath the hem of a mosquito net inside which two children were sleeping and dozed off beside them till their mother got alerted to its...

    Nashik, Aug 15: In a strange occurrence, a leopard cub managed to make its way underneath the hem of a mosquito net inside which two children were sleeping and dozed off beside them till their mother got alerted to its presence
    Independence Day 2018: BSF, Pakistan Rangers share sweets at Attari-Wagah border

    Independence Day 2018: BSF, Pakistan Rangers share sweets at Attari-Wagah border


    Attari (Amritsar), Aug 15: India's Border Security Force (BSF) offered traditional sweets to their Pakistani counterparts on the occasion of Independence Day at Attari-Wagah border. [Independence Day 2018: With a clarion call for social justice, Modi...

    Attari (Amritsar), Aug 15: India's Border Security Force (BSF) offered traditional sweets to their Pakistani counterparts on the occasion of Independence Day at Attari-Wagah border. [Independence Day 2018: With a clarion call for social justice, Modi sounds 2019 poll
    Why Modi mentioned Neelakurinji flowers in his Independence Day speech?

    Why Modi mentioned Neelakurinji flowers in his Independence Day speech?


    New Delhi, Aug 15: As Narendra Modi began his Independence Day address from the ramparts of Red Fort, the Prime Minister made a reference to Neelakurinji flower in the Neelagiris which bloom once every 12 years. Modi began his speech...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: As Narendra Modi began his Independence Day address from the ramparts of Red Fort, the Prime Minister made a reference to Neelakurinji flower in the Neelagiris which bloom once every 12 years. Modi began his speech by
    President approves gallantry awards to crew members of INSV Tarini

    President approves gallantry awards to crew members of INSV Tarini


    New Delhi, Aug 15: President Ram Nath Kovind approved Nao Sena (Gallantary) medal for the six women crew members of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini, who circumnavigated the globe, braving treacherous seas and displaying "raw courage". Lt...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: President Ram Nath Kovind approved Nao Sena (Gallantary) medal for the six women crew members of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini, who circumnavigated the globe, braving treacherous seas and displaying "raw courage". Lt Cdr
    Independence Day: Dignitaries fight humidity with hand-crafted tribal fans at Red Fort

    Independence Day: Dignitaries fight humidity with hand-crafted tribal fans at Red Fort


    New Delhi, Aug 15: Colourful fans handcrafted by tribal artisans offered relief to the dignitaries, including foreign diplomats and politicians, braving high humidity levels during the Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort. An overcast sky...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: Colourful fans handcrafted by tribal artisans offered relief to the dignitaries, including foreign diplomats and politicians, braving high humidity levels during the Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort. An overcast sky with high
    7th Pay Commission latest news today: Modi disappoints, what next for CG employees

    7th Pay Commission latest news today: Modi disappoints, what next for CG employees


    New Delhi, Aug 15: For those awaiting good news on the 7th Pay Commission, there was a huge amount of disappointment. Many Central Government employees had expected that the Prime Minister would make some announcement regarding a pay...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: For those awaiting good news on the 7th Pay Commission, there was a huge amount of disappointment. Many Central Government employees had expected that the Prime Minister would make some announcement regarding a pay hike,
    PM resumes trend of delivering long I-Day speeches

    PM resumes trend of delivering long I-Day speeches


    New Delhi, Aug 15: After delivering his shortest Independence Day speech last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi resumed his trend of delivering long speeches and spoke for over 80 minutes while addressing the nation from the ramparts of the historic...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: After delivering his shortest Independence Day speech last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi resumed his trend of delivering long speeches and spoke for over 80 minutes while addressing the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red
    Modi announces Jan Aarogya Abhiyan, to roll out on September 25

    Modi announces Jan Aarogya Abhiyan, to roll out on September 25


    New Delhi, Aug 15: The much awaited announcement regarding the ambitious health scheme was made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During his Independence Day address, Modi said that the PM Jan Aarogya Abhiyan will be started along with...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: The much awaited announcement regarding the ambitious health scheme was made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During his Independence Day address, Modi said that the PM Jan Aarogya Abhiyan will be started along with the
    Gaganyan will take Indian astronaut to space by 2022: PM

    Gaganyan will take Indian astronaut to space by 2022: PM


    New Delhi, Aug 15: An Indian astronaut, be it a man or a woman, will go on a space odyssey by 2022 on board 'Gaganyaan', Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day address here. He said...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: An Indian astronaut, be it a man or a woman, will go on a space odyssey by 2022 on board 'Gaganyaan', Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day address here. He said when
    Feel like baby again at 60: Juniormost judge Justice Joseph on elevation to Supreme Court

    Feel like baby again at 60: Juniormost judge Justice Joseph on elevation to Supreme Court


    New Delhi, Aug 15: In his first public appearance after becoming a Supreme Court judge, Justice KM Joseph on Tuesday said that at the age of 60-plus he felt "like a baby again" on becoming the juniormost judge of the...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: In his first public appearance after becoming a Supreme Court judge, Justice KM Joseph on Tuesday said that at the age of 60-plus he felt "like a baby again" on becoming the juniormost judge of the top
    Will restore peace in Kashmir through Vajpayee’s vision: Modi

    Will restore peace in Kashmir through Vajpayee’s vision: Modi


    New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his government would continue to follow Atal Bihari Vajpayee's vision for peace while dealing with the Kashmir issue. He said that Vajpayee's vision of Insaniyat, jammhuriyat and Kashmiriyat would...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his government would continue to follow Atal Bihari Vajpayee's vision for peace while dealing with the Kashmir issue. He said that Vajpayee's vision of Insaniyat, jammhuriyat and Kashmiriyat would be followed
    Modi bats for women empowerment, speaks of triple talaq says rapists won’t be spared

    Modi bats for women empowerment, speaks of triple talaq says rapists won’t be spared


    New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi touched upon a host of issues during his Independence Day address from the Red Fort. He spoke about triple talaq and also rapes in the country. Modi also particularly made...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi touched upon a host of issues during his Independence Day address from the Red Fort. He spoke about triple talaq and also rapes in the country. Modi also particularly made a
    How did these Rohingya Muslims in Hyderabad raise Rs lakh to obtain a voter ID

    How did these Rohingya Muslims in Hyderabad raise Rs lakh to obtain a voter ID


    Hyderabad, Aug 15: All it took was a power bill for these Rohingya Muslims to obtain Indian identification cards. Four Rohingyas were arrested in Hyderabad with Indian identification cards. Another person who helped them obtain these cards too has been...

    Hyderabad, Aug 15: All it took was a power bill for these Rohingya Muslims to obtain Indian identification cards. Four Rohingyas were arrested in Hyderabad with Indian identification cards. Another person who helped them obtain these cards too has been taken
    India was a sleeping elephant: Today it is reform, perform and transform says Modi

    India was a sleeping elephant: Today it is reform, perform and transform says Modi


    New Delhi, Aug 15: In his Independence Day address, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi made a strong pitch to woo the farmers. He spoke about the Minimum Support Price introduced by his government. In addition to this, he also...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: In his Independence Day address, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi made a strong pitch to woo the farmers. He spoke about the Minimum Support Price introduced by his government. In addition to this, he also spoke
    Independence Day: Buildings lit up in tricolour across the country

    Independence Day: Buildings lit up in tricolour across the country


    Bengaluru, Aug 15: On the eve of 72nd Independence Day celebrations, government buildings across the country were illuminated with tricolour. In the wake of terror alerts, a cordon of tight security, including NSG snipers, elite SWAT commandos, kite...

    Bengaluru, Aug 15: On the eve of 72nd Independence Day celebrations, government buildings across the country were illuminated with tricolour. In the wake of terror alerts, a cordon of tight security, including NSG snipers, elite SWAT commandos, kite catchers,
    From Red Fort, Modi calls for social justice, gives 4 year report card with 2019 pitch

    From Red Fort, Modi calls for social justice, gives 4 year report card with 2019 pitch


    New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while delivering his fifth Independence Day address said that in order to fulfil the dreams of Indians, Baba Saheb Ambedkar gave us the Constitution which has been a guide for our country and...

    New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while delivering his fifth Independence Day address said that in order to fulfil the dreams of Indians, Baba Saheb Ambedkar gave us the Constitution which has been a guide for our country and taking