The Statue of Unity, a 182-meters tall tribute to Indian freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, was inaugurated on 31 October, 2018 to coincide with the birth anniversary of India’s first home minister
Indian Youth Congress activists staged a protest outside the residence of Union Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday against rising prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas, and demanded that the government roll back the hike with immediate effect.
The Indian Army carried out a live demonstration of drone swarming capability using 75 indigenously designed and developed drones which executed an array of Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled simulated offensive missions and close support tasks during the Army Day Parade held in Delhi.
Calling on the Indian industry to make more efforts towards making India self-reliant, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the country's private sector to contribute more towards research and development (R&D) and come up with more investments.
Many schools in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh reopened from October 19, months after they were closed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, after the state government granted permission to open institutes outside containment zones as per the Ministry of Home Affairs guidelines.
Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday kicked off a three-day 'Kheti Bachao Yatra' in Punjab with a vow to fight the 'black' farm laws and save the farmers from the clutches of big corporates to whom he alleged the central government had sold off the interests of the farming community.
Politics is on the boil over the Hathras gangrape incident in Uttar Pradesh as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrived in Hathras with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to meet the victim's family. The two were among a total of five people allowed to meet the victim's family amid restrictions imposed under CrPC Section 144, KC Venugopal, Randeep Singh Surjewala and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury were also allowed to visit Hathras. Here are some pictures of Priyanka and Rahul from their travel to Hathras.
Farmers in the states of Punjab and Haryana held protests on a call given by various organisations against the "anti-farmer" bills introduced by the Union government in Parliament. The reports were received from Faridkot, Moga, Ludhiana, Ferozepur, Sangrur, Hoshiarpur and other places in Punjab and also many places in neighbouring Haryana.
The first ‘Shramik Special’ Train originating from Chennai departed from the Dr MGR Chennai Central station carrying over 1000 migrants, marking the beginning of the exercise to help stranded migrants from Odisha return home.
Over 2,500 migrant labourers reached Uttar Pradesh's Ballia and Lucknow districts on two special trains from different parts of Gujarat, over a month after a coronavirus-induced lockdown left them stranded away from their homes.