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SC seeks Centre's reply on plea for policy on National Anthem, Song

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the Centre in four weeks on a plea seeking framing of a policy for promoting the national anthem and the national song.

Arguments on national song, anthem unfortunate: Siddharth Nath Singh

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday slammed the opposition for politicising the national song and the national anthem and asked rival parties to develop patriotic sentiment.

 

Want to live in Uttarakhand? Have to sing national anthem, Vande Mataram: Education Minister to college students

Want to live in Uttarakhand? Have to sing national anthem, Vande Mataram: Education Minister to college students

Uttarakhand Minister Dhan Singh Rawat has said that singing of the national anthem and national song in colleges would be made compulsory from the next academic session in July.

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi wishes Bangladesh on its Independence Day

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi wishes Bangladesh on its Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished neighbouring Bangladesh on its Independence Day on March 26.

US football order players to stand for national anthem during football matches

US football order players to stand for national anthem during football matches

US Soccer president Sunil Gulati declared the measure had been "unanimously approved" and any punishments for a violation of the policy would be made on a case by case basis.

Supreme Court to examine making National Anthem mandatory, not National Song

The Supreme Court today did not go into the debate for making singing of the National Song mandatory in schools while clarifying that it has "kept alive" such a plea only for the National Anthem without expressing any view on it.

People not obliged to stand up when National Anthem is played as part of a film: SC

People not obliged to stand up when National Anthem is played as part of a film: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday clarified that people are not obliged to stand up when National Anthem is played as part of a film or documentary, reports ANI. This comes months after the SC had ordered that National Anthems must be played in all the cinema halls across the country.

Supreme Court declines urgent hearing of plea seeking policy for propagating national anthem

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to hear the plea seeking direction for framing of policy for propagating national anthem.

After Parvez Rasool’s gum chewing incident, video of Sourav Ganguly doing something similar surfaces — WATCH

After Parvez Rasool’s gum chewing incident, video of Sourav Ganguly doing something similar surfaces — WATCH

It happened during the India-Australia 2003 World Cup final at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

WATCH: Did Parvez Rasool insult national anthem prior to 1st T20I between India and England?

WATCH: Did Parvez Rasool insult national anthem prior to 1st T20I between India and England?

Rasool made his T20I debut for India on Thursday in the series opener against England, becoming the first player Jammu and Kashmir to feature in a home international.

Yasir Shah funny video! Pakistan spinner just can't stop giggling during anthem ceremony — WATCH

Yasir Shah funny video! Pakistan spinner just can't stop giggling during anthem ceremony — WATCH

Unluckily for Yasir, he endured one of his worst outings ever conceding 291 runs for two wickets as Pakistan were put to a leather hunt by Australian batsman.

Ruckus in J&K Assembly as Congress, NC MLAs 'insult'  national anthem; BJP demands apology

Ruckus in J&K Assembly as Congress, NC MLAs 'insult' national anthem; BJP demands apology

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly witnessed unruly scenes as National Conference and Congress members created uproar even as national anthem was being played in the House on Monday.

TMC mocked as its MLA Vaishali Dalmiya insults national anthem – WATCH VIDEO

TMC mocked as its MLA Vaishali Dalmiya insults national anthem – WATCH VIDEO

Vaishali Dalmiya is the daughter of late Jagmohan Dalmiya, the former president of International Cricket Council and Board of Cricket Council of India.

Malayalam writer 'insults' national anthem in Facebook post, charged with sedition

Malayalam writer 'insults' national anthem in Facebook post, charged with sedition

A Malayalam writer and theatre artist was on Sunday charged with sedition for allegedly showing disrespect to the national anthem.

Disrespect to national anthem in Kerala; 6 arrested after they refused to stand up before screening of Italian movie at film festival

Disrespect to national anthem in Kerala; 6 arrested after they refused to stand up before screening of Italian movie at film festival

Kerala Police on Monday took into custody at least 6 people for disrespecting National Anthem. 

SC modifies National Anthem in cinema hall order, exempts differently-abled from standing

SC modifies National Anthem in cinema hall order, exempts differently-abled from standing

The order of Supreme Court has been welcomed by the Central Government. 

Supreme Court rejects plea to play national anthem in courts

Supreme Court rejects plea to play national anthem in courts

A bench of justices comprising of Amitava Roy and Dipak Misra said that it is not inclined towards entertaining the plea of the BJP leader post Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi submitted that the petitioner is required to file a proper application first.

Anthem: SC's order will strengthen nationalism, says BJP

Anthem: SC's order will strengthen nationalism, says BJP

The apex court on Wednesday directed that cinema halls across the country must play the national anthem before the screening of a film and people should stand up as a mark of respect.