Republic Day 2020: President Ram Nath Kovind Arrives At Rajpath
Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:41 AM
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday unfurled the Tricolour followed by the National Anthem with a booming 21-gun salute at Rajpath in New Delhi on 71st-Republic-Day. This year, Brazil President Jair Messias Bolsonaro is the Chief Guest. Earlier in the morning, PM Modi extended greetings to the people on the occasion of Republic Day. "Wishing everyone a happy Republic Day. Jai Hind!" he tweeted.
Bravery Medals For Air Force Pilots Of Chopper Shot Down In Friendly Fire
Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:37 AM
Two Indian Air Force pilots of a chopper accidentally shot-down in a friendly fire incident last year in J-K squadron leaders Ninad Mandavgane and Siddharth Vashisht have been posthumously awarded the Vayu Sena Medal for bravery. President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday approved six Shaurya Chakras, 107 Sena Medals and four Vayu Sena medals for gallantry ahead of the 71st Republic-Day, defence officials said.
Sharad Pawar Spreading Fear Over New Citizenship Law: Devendra Fadnavis
Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:36 AM
Former Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday hit out at NCP chief Sharad Pawar, saying even "senior leaders" were now spreading misinformation "knowingly" and creating fear and confusion on CAA and NRC. The former chief minister said people don't know much about the citizenship law or the National register of Citizens (NRC).