New Delhi, Jan 26: India’s military and cultural might will be on display during the 72nd Republic Day celebrations. This year the celebrations would be different owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and the parade would follow all the preventive protocols.
The parade will begin at 9.50 am from Vijay Chowk and would proceed towards the National Stadium. The tableaux will start from Vijay Chowk and proceed to the Red Fort Ground.
New Delhi, Jan 11: Colonel B Santosh Babu of the 16 Bihar battalion and five Indian Army soldiers who fought the Chinese bravely at the Galwan Valley will be honoured posthumously with gallantry medals on Republic Day.
The Indian troops had retaliated bravely when the Chinese troops refused to withdraw from a location near Patrolling Point 14. In the Galwan Valley clash, 20 Indian soldiers had laid down their lives, but had inflicted severe casualties on the Chinese troops.
New Delhi, Jan 25: The Delhi police has made elaborate arrangements ahead of Republic Day. A total of 48 Companies of the Paramilitary forces, 17,000 Delhi Police Personnel will be on guard on January 26.
In addition to this, the central agencies such as the Intelligence Bureau would work in close coordination with the Delhi police.
New Delhi, Jan 23: A major terror attack ahead of Republic Day has been foiled by the security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir. Intelligence Bureau sources tell OneIndia that the Hizbul Mujahideen had planned on carrying out a Pulwama type attack ahead of Republic Day.
The official said that the Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, Naved Babu who was arrested along with suspended cop, Davinder Singh was supposed to deliver explosives to his associates at Zadoora. They had planned to plant the explosives near Pulwama on a highway.
New Delhi, Jan 19:The intelligence agencies have had a busy couple of months. At least three terror plots have been busted ahead of Republic Day. Intelligence Bureau officials tells OneIndia that out of the three plots, two came very close to being executed.
Jammu, Jan 18:In view of threat of terrorist attack during the forthcoming Republic Day, Jammu and Kashmir Police has issued advisory to officers, asking them to remain vigil round-the-clock as several new check-points have been set up for frisking of people here.
Ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, the Intelligence Bureau has issued three terror alerts.
The threat perception is high from the Hizbul Mujahideen-Lashkar-e-Tayiba combine, the Babbar Khalsa International and a possible lone-wolf attack by an Islamic State inspired operative, the IB has said.