India, on Sunday, is celebrating its 75th Independence Day.

PM Narendra Modi unfurled the tricolour at the ramparts of the Red Fort.

08:50 (IST)

There was a time when sports wasn’t considered a part of the mainstream. Parents used to tell children that they would spoil their life if they kept playing. Now, awareness regarding sports & fitness has come within the country. We have experienced this in Olympics this time: PM Modi.

08:45 (IST)

By India becomes 100 years old, we will have to make the country energy independent. We have taken numerous steps to make India energy independent: PM Modi on Independence Day.

08:43 (IST)

All Sainik schools in India will open its doors for girl students: PM Modi.

08:42 (IST)

For the all-round development of the nation, it is essential to end the unnecessary interference of govt and government procedures in the lives of people: PM Narendra Modi.

08: 38 (IST)

Efforts have increased in the last 7 years to free the people from the web of unnecessary laws & procedures. Several unnecessary laws have been scrapped so far: PM Modi.

08:35 (IST)

Political will is required to bring in big changes, big reforms. Today, the world can see that there is no dearth of political will in India: PM Modi on Independence Day.

08:33 (IST)

75 Vande Bharat trains will connect every corner of India in 75 weeks of Amrit Mahotsav of Independence: PM Modi.

08:32 (IST)

Our mantra is ‘Chhota kisan bane desh ki shaan’. We will have to increase the collective strength of small farmers of the country, we will have to provide them new facilities: PM Narendra Modi.

08:31 (IST)

We will launch PM Gati Shakti Plan, a 100 lakh crore national infrastructure master plan which will make a foundation for holistic infrastructure and give an integrated pathway to our economy: PM Modi.

08:27 (IST)

PM Modi stresses on “Make in India”.

India is emerging as a major global economic superpower owing to the “Make in India” initiative. Now, we are building our own fighter planes and aircraft carriers: PM Modi.

08:22 (IST)

We have to work together for the next-generation infrastructure, world-class manufacturing, cutting innovations and new-age technology: PM Modi on Independence Day.

08:21 (IST)

We will have to increase the collective power of the small farmers of the country. We have to give them new facilities. They must become the country’s pride: PM Modi.

08:18 (IST)

Our villages changing rapidly. In last few years, facilities like road and electricity have reached villages. Today, optical fiber network is providing the power of data to villages, internet is reaching there. Digital entrepreneurs are emerging in villages too: PM Modi.

08:13 (IST)

Besides caring about basic facilities, reservation for Dalits, backwards, tribals, economically weak sections of general category. Recently reservation was granted to OBCs, under all-India quota, in medical education. States have been granted right to make their own OBC lists: PM Modi.

08:11 (IST)

On the one hand, Ladakh is witnessing the creation of modern infrastructure, while on the other hand Indus Central University will make Ladakh a center of higher education: PM Modi

08:09 (IST)

Delimitation Commission has been constituted in Jammu and Kashmir and preparations are on for assembly elections in the future: PM Modi during his Independence Day speech.

08:07 (IST)

Development should be inclusive. The Northeast region, the Himalayan region including Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, the coastal belt and tribal regions will make a foundation for India’s development in the future: PM Modi on Independence Day.

08:03 (IST)

It is essential to fully utilise the capabilities of India to take it to new heights, in the 21st century. For this, we have to hold hands of the section that is lagging behind, the area that is lagging behind: PM Narendra Modi

08:02 (IST)

Focus is on enhancing railway connectivity in Northeast: PM Modi

08:01 (IST)

Benefits of many schemes that started in the last 7 years have reached the doorsteps of crores of poor. From Ujjwala to Ayushman Bharat, the poor of the nation knows their (schemes’) strength. Today, govt schemes have picked up pace & are reaching their goals: PM Narendra Modi

08:00 (IST)

A time comes in the development journey of every country when that nation defines itself from a new end, when it takes itself forward with new resolutions. Today, that time has come in India’s development journey: PM Narendra Modi

07:48 (IST)

Partition’s pain can never be forgotten. We took a decision of marking August 14 as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day: PM Modi

07:46 (IST)

The athletes who have made us proud at Tokyo Olympics are here amongst us today. I urge the nation to applaud their achievement today: PM Modi

07:45 (IST)

During COVID, our doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, sanitation workers, scientists who were developing vaccines deserve our appreciation: PM Modi.

07:39 (IST)

I convey my greetings on Independence Day. This is a day to remember our great freedom fighters: PM Modi

07:38 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort on the 75th Independence Day.

07:33 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the Indian National Flag. The Navy Band, consisting of 16 men played the National Anthem during hoisting of the National Flag

07:28 (IST)

Independence Day: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects the guard of honour at Red Fort.

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