Tamil Nadu BJP vice-president K P Ramalingam was on Sunday arrested in connection with an incident involving breaking open the lock of Bharat Mata memorial in Dharmapuri district.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has sounded warning for 18 villages in Dhar as waters from a nearby damaged dam are being released. Two bypass channels have been built for the outflow. The dam will be repaired once it is emptied.
Three personnel from the police force in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli were conferred with the prestigious Shaurya Chakra award for their courageous action in an encounter with Maoists in Mardintola forest in the district last year.
On Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday inaugurated an exhibition to pay tributes to all those who lost their lives during the Partition violence.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir Police were decorated with the maximum gallantry awards for undertaking counter-terrorist operations in the Union Territory as the Centre announced various service medals.
This year on August 15, India will once again come together to salute the sacrifice of the brave freedom fighters on the occasion of Independence Day.
Security forces on Sunday located some terrorists in a forest area of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, officials said.
A policemanwas injured during an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Nowhatta area of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday on the eve of the Independence Day, police said, adding a terrorist was also injured.
The second "Partition Horrors Remembrance Day" -- named so by Prime Minister Narendra Modi -- passed in bitter recriminations between the BJP and the Congress over who was responsible for the division of the country in 1947.
Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala's father on Sunday said his son could not decipher that those who were claiming to be his friends would become his enemy one day, and added that he will soon reveal their names.
Amid massive participation of people in the centre's tiranga campaign, Naga flag was hoisted in parts of Nagaland and Manipur.
President Droupadi Murmu in her first address to the nation said, the government's decision last year to observe November 15 as 'Janajatiya Gaurav Divas' is welcome because our tribal heroes inspire the entire nation.
It's goodbye to Hello and yes to Vande Mataram in Maharashtra bureaucracy. Officials in the government, workers will answer their phones with a Vande Mataram and not Hello, declared Cultural Affairs Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Sunday.
Delhi on Sunday reported 2,162 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 12.64 per cent, while five more people died due to the disease, according to data shared by the city health department.
The Congress Sunday shared former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru's handwritten draft of his famous first Independence day speech in which he had written about the country's "date with destiny" but delivered it as "tryst with destiny".