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Glasgow Commonwealth Games: Welcoming everyone with Rainbow Flag

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 14:39

It’s in this spirit that the Glasgow City councilors have agreed to allow the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rainbow flag to be flown at City Chambers prior to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Israeli flag torched in Srinagar over Gaza bombings

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:47

Angry youth torched an Israeli flag to protest bombings in Gaza and shouted slogans in favour of the Palestinian people in the old city areas of Srinagar Friday.

Abolish the two-flag system in J&K: BJP MP

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 22:06

A demand to abolish the two-flag system in Jammu and Kashmir was raised in Rajya Sabha on Monday by a BJP member.

Pro-Russian rebels pull back as Ukrainan forces recapture separatist stronghold

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 18:45

Resurgent government forces today hoisted the Ukrainian flag over pro-Russian rebels` main stronghold after a devastating shelling assault that levelled much of the city but delivered Kiev its biggest success of the campaign.

Arvind Kejriwal may not in shift to new house, owing to legal issues

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 00:31

The hunt for a house for AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal does not seem to end as he may not shift in the bungalow at Flag Staff Road at Civil Lines, owing to the legal tangle between the house owner and his brother.

Pope says communists are closet Christians

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:58

Pope Francis, whose criticisms of unbridled capitalism have prompted some to label him a Marxist, said in an interview published on Sunday that communists had stolen the flag of Christianity.

Turkish police shot Kurdish man attempting to remove flag

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 19:44

A Kurdish man was shot and wounded by police on Saturday when he attempted to remove a Turkish flag from a police station in Istanbul, local media reported.

Saudi jails Shiites over flag insult

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 21:33

A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced five young Shiites on Sunday to jail terms ranging from three to six years for insulting the kingdom`s flag during protests, an official source said.

Uproar in LS as Sena MP says saffron flag to be hoisted atop Red Fort

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 23:40

Lok Sabha witnessed ruckus on Tuesday after a Shiv Sena member remarked that saffron flag would be hoisted atop the Red Fort leading to a brief adjournment.

Who will keep tricolour flying atop Delhi`s highest flagpole?

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 12:34

Within just about three months after the national capital got its highest flagpole installed at the Central Park here, disagreement has now surfaced over who will bear the maintenance cost, running into lakhs of rupees, to keep the tricolour flying.

National flag to be flown half mast today

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 12:38

The national flag will be flown half mast today in Delhi and capitals of States and Union Territories as a mark of respect to Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde, who died in an accident early this morning.

Won`t change `Dirty Politics` poster: Bokadia

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 23:18

The release of the first poster of "Dirty Politics", showing protagonist Mallika Sherawat wrapped in the tricolour and sitting atop a car with a beacon, has kicked up a row, but director K.C. Bokadia is unperturbed. He says that he will not buckle under pressure and change it.