Addressing the last Independence Day speech, ahead of the 2024 Elections, PM Narendra Modi gave a big remark. PM unfurled the flag at Delhi's Red Fort, spoke of the massive opportunities before India, and took a swipe at political rivals. At the end, he said he would return next year if people's blessings are with him. Notably, in the past few years, Congress strengthened itself for elections.
On the 76th Independence Day, delivering the 15th August speech, PM Narendra Modi said, India need to fight three evils of corruption, appeasement and nepotism. "I firmly believe that when the country will celebrate 100 years of freedom in 2047, the country would be a developed India," said PM at Red Fort. He added, "But the need of the hour is to fight three evils -- corruption, dynasty and appeasement,'
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PM Narendra Modi hoisted the national flag at Red Fort, Delhi, on the occasion of the 76th Independence Day of India. On August 15, 2022, prior to hoisting the flag, PM Modi inspected the Guard of Honour, positioned directly in front of the National Flag across the moat below the ramparts. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, MoS for Defence Ajay… read-more
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Delhi Fire Services officials said that a fire started at New Lajpat Rai Market near the Red Fort, on January 6. However, no casualty was reported in this incident, which engulfed around 60 Khokas (kiosks) in the market. Meanwhile, 13 fire tenders were rushed to the spot after the fire department received a call around 4:43 am. The police said the fire was doused by 7 am, reported PTI.
Delhi Legislative assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel revealed that authorities on September 2, found a tunnel-like structure, connecting Red Fort to the Delhi assembly. Reportedly, Britishers used the tunnel to hide from freedom fighters. Goel also said that the tunnel has been ''destroyed due to metro projects and sewer installations''. Moreover, he talked about ''a gallows room'' in Delhi Legislative assembly which will be dedicated by the… read-more
"Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav", a celebration of the 75th Independence Day was commemorated at the Red Fort as PM Modi unfurled the Indian flag. He greeted the Indian Olympians, applauding their efforts to win a medal for their country, and praised the youths for their "Can Do" attitude. He further addressed the National Hydrogen Mission stating, India is on the path of completing and strengthening its climate goals.
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Following the day after the announcement of "Partition Horrors Remembrance Day", PM Narendra Modi on August 15 at the Red Fort in New Delhi said, ''We celebrate independence, but the pain of partition still pierces the chest of India". He also mentioned the importance of "sabka saath, vikas, vishwas and prayass" to make India successful. Also, he remembered the Indian Tokyo Olympics team and said… read-more
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On the occasion of International Yoga Day, the Ministry of Culture intends to celebrate at 75 different cultural heritage sites all around the country. A 45-minutes Yoga session, followed by a 30-minute cultural program has been organized by the government & a performance by the award winner at Sangeet Natak Akademi or Zonal Cultural Centres. However, amid the pandemic, only 20 people will be allowed per site at the session.
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Accused of contributing to Red Fort mayhem, actor/activist Deep Sidhu and Iqbal Singh were taken to the violence site to recreate the scene on February 13. Reportedly, Delhi Police's Crime Branch tracked the route taken by the culprits, their activities and the events unfolded at Red Fort on Republic Day. Out of several accused, Sidhu and Iqbal, who were carrying a cash reward for their arrest, were nabbed this week.
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A PIL that demanded action against the police and intelligence authorities for Republic Day violence was dismissed by a bench of The Delhi High Court on February 1. The bench comprising Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh stated it was too early to interfere as police have filed FIRs. The petitioner Delhi Citizen Forum for Civil Rights claimed that the incident was a fault of security officials.
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