Independence Day 1947 brings memories, both good and bad. After Jawaharlal Nehru had delivered his "Tryst with Destiny"speech at the Constituent Assembly and the following morning unfurled the Tricolour on the Red Fort (where earlier flew the Union ... The Statesman, 1 month ago
The 139th edition of Lord Jagannath's rath yatra began in Ahmedabad today amidst tight security being pressed into service for the annual event.As the procession will pass through some communally sensitive areas, more than 18,000 security personnel of local police and para-military forces will be deployed at strategic locations along the route.Police said they have initiated action like preventive detention or externment against 10,000 anti-social elements to ensure a trouble-free event.The ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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