Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

national anthem


SC Anthem ruling: Home Ministry guidelines for the disabled betray government’s apathy

January 24, 2017 6:04 pm

The issued guidelines raise the question of lopsided priorities where national symbols like the anthem have been pitted against a basic dignity that the authorities cannot afford to some of its lawful citizens.

BJP to Farooq Abdullah: 'Were you talking to separatists during national anthem'

May 28, 2016 11:47 am

Farooq Abdullah was seen talking on phone while national anthem was being played at Mamata Banerjee's swearing-in ceremony on Friday.

Centre tells states: ensure respect to flag, anthem

April 11, 2016 2:45 am

In a communication to all states and Union territories, the Home Ministry has said it has received complaints about disrespect being shown to the national anthem and flag and asked them to ensure their honour is protected.

For country, Not king: Controversies around the national anthem

February 28, 2016 12:01 am

Rabindranath Tagore’s Jana Gana Mana speaks not of borders that divide, but is an act of inclusion.

Sri Lanka lifts unofficial ban on Tamil national anthem on Independence Day

February 04, 2016 3:33 pm

School children rendered the Sinhala and Tamil versions of the national anthem at a colourful celebration at the Galle Face Green park to mark the 68th anniversary of Sri Lanka's independence from Britain.

Mumbai man heckled out of cinema hall for sitting during national anthem

January 15, 2016 2:46 am

Pandey, an aspiring poet and scriptwriter, had gone to a theatre in Goregaon with two friends for a Tuesday afternoon show of the film Wazir.

CBSE Board to schools: Sing the National Anthem with decorum

November 23, 2015 12:31 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked schools to sing the national anthem as stated in the constitution of India

National anthem row: Ansari admits motion against Rajasthan Governor’s removal

November 20, 2015 2:57 am

The admission has been made as a “No-Day-Yet-Named Motion”, implying that no date has been fixed for taking it up.

What Our Anthems Say

August 15, 2015 12:00 am

South Asia’s national anthems are patriotic rather than nationalistic.