On the occasion of the 71st Republic Day, the Congress on Sunday sent a copy of the Constitution to PM Narendra Modi and took a dig at him saying, "when you get time off from dividing the country, please do read it". The opposition party posted several tweets on its official Twitter handle, alleging that the government was subverting the Constitution.
India's bowlers highlighted the balance of their side as they set up an easy seven-wicket win over New Zealand in the second Twenty20 international at Eden Park in Auckland on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. KL Rahul (57*) and Shreyas Iyer (44) then marshalled the run chase as they helped their side to reach 135-3 with 15 balls to spare, chasing New Zealand's 132-5.
Suspension of mobile phone and Internet services on Republic and Independence days has been part of the security drill in the valley since 2005 when militants used a mobile phone to trigger an IED blast near the venue of Independence Day celebrations.
The Delhi Police booked Sharjeel Imam, an activist who came in limelight during the ongoing protest in Shaheen Bagh, on Sunday for allegedly delivering inflammatory speeches against the amended Citizenship Act and the planned National Register of Citizens, officials said.
On the eve of the Republic Day, the Government of India announced the list of recipients of Padma Awards 2020, featuring several bigwigs from the entertainment industry. Filmmakers Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor were conferred with the Padma Shri, the country's fourth-highest civilian honour. The duo was joined by Kangana Ranaut, singers Suresh Wadkar and Adnan Sami, and veteran actress Sarita Joshi.
Crowds at Rajpath and all across the nation were wowed by the various contingents that marched down Rajpath during the Republic Day parade. Take a look!
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday continued his 'turban tradition' as he opted for a saffron headgear for celebrations of the country's 71st Republic Day. Modi opted for a 'bandhani' print headgear with a waist-long trail. The saffron turban had prints in a brighter shade of the same colour, interspersed with the same pattern in yellow.
The first address of PM Modi's monthly programme in 2020 will be done on the Republic Day, according to the official handle of 'Mann Ki Baat Updates.' This timing of the programme has been changed for today from its usual 11 am to avoid a clash with the Republic Day function in the morning.
As India celebrates its 71st Republic Day today, internet is flooded with patriotic posts and wishes. Amidst all this a video of Shah Rukh Khan expressing his views on religion is going viral on the internet for all the right reasons. The actor visited the sets of a show and a clip of him speaking about religion is being shared on social media.
The nation celebrated the 71st Republic Day on Sunday with a grand military parade and exhibition of its history, cultural diversity and strategic weaponry at the Rajpath.
Spectacular pictures: Republic Day celebrations
Out of the total 22 tableaux, 16 were of various states and UTs and six of ministries, departments and the National Disaster Response Force.
Check live cricket score, scorecard and ball by ball commentary of 2nd T20I match between India and New Zealand on Times of India.
The new virus accelerated its spread in China with 56 deaths so far, and the US Consulate in the epicenter of the outbreak, the central city of Wuhan, announced on Sunday it will evacuate its personnel and some private citizens aboard a charter flight.
Shergill, who became the first woman officer as Parade Adjutant on Army Day Parade earlier this month, led the Corps which has the motto "Teevra Chaukas", meaning swift and alert.
According to the reports in BoxofficeIndia.com, the Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari directorial showed enormous growth of 110 percent on its second day. It grossed Rs 4.25 crore on its first Saturday. The total two collection of the movie is Rs 6.25 crore nett.
The multi-hued doodle, with a dominant blue tone, depicts iconic monuments interspersed with images of famous music instruments and dance forms. The six letters of the word Google have been portrayed colourfully and using images of India's national bird and an iconic south Indian dance form.