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Watch: Virat Kohli chews gum during national anthem before India-Sri Lanka 1st Test

Watch: Virat Kohli chews gum during national anthem before India-Sri Lanka 1st Test

Jammu & Kashmir cricketer Parvez Rasool had faced widespread criticism for the similar actions when he made his India debut earlier this year against England.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
Now, Guwahati civic body makes national anthem mandatory for employees

Now, Guwahati civic body makes national anthem mandatory for employees

Days after Jaipur made it mandatory for its municipal corporation employees to sing the national anthem in the morning, Guwahati's civic body is following the suit.

Nov 06, 2017, 15:10 PM IST
Sing national anthem or go to Pakistan: Jaipur Mayor Ashok Lahoti makes it compulsory for staff

Sing national anthem or go to Pakistan: Jaipur Mayor Ashok Lahoti makes it compulsory for staff

The Jaipur Municipal Corporation in Rajasthan has made it compulsory for all its employees to sing the national anthem in the morning and Vande Mataram in the evening with the city mayor making it clear that 'those who don't want to sing can go to Pakistan'. 

Nov 01, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
India belongs to Hindus first, over 50 countries for Muslims: Shiv Sena

India belongs to Hindus first, over 50 countries for Muslims: Shiv Sena

In a strongly-worded article in Saamana, the Shiv Sena has said that India belongs to Hindus first.

Oct 30, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind remembers Sister Nivedita on her 150th birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind remembers Sister Nivedita on her 150th birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday commemorated Sister Nivedita on her 150th birth anniversary in an event orgnised by the Ramkrishna Mission, New Delhi.

Oct 29, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
Arvind Swami speaks on National Anthem debate, says I will always stand up and sing along

Arvind Swami speaks on National Anthem debate, says I will always stand up and sing along

 Actor Arvind Swami best known for his roles in Mani Rathnam's Roja and Bombay, took to Twitter and shared his views on the National Anthem debate.

Oct 25, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
Standing for National Anthem in movie theatres not a measure of patriotism: Supreme Court

Standing for National Anthem in movie theatres not a measure of patriotism: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to come up guidelines to regulate the playing of the National Anthem in public places, including movie theatres. This now places the onus on the government to decide whether it should be mandatory for people to stand for the National Anthem or not.

Oct 23, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
US vice president Mike Pence leaves NFL game after players kneel during anthem

US vice president Mike Pence leaves NFL game after players kneel during anthem

President Donald Trump has criticized players sharply for the protests and pressed the NFL to ban them.

Oct 08, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
Japanese Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel reprimanded for anthem absence

Japanese Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel reprimanded for anthem absence

The German`s absence was understandable given the commotion around his car on the starting grid as the Italian team`s mechanics hurried to fix a spark plug problem with the clock ticking.

Oct 08, 2017, 22:56 PM IST

Allahabad HC backs CM Yogi, says 'National Anthem a must in UP Madarsas'

The Allahabad High Court has rejected the petition that sought exemption from singing the national anthem in Madrasas in Uttar Pradesh.

Oct 05, 2017, 11:17 AM IST
Stand for anthem, you Pakistani: How man in wheelchair was abused

Stand for anthem, you Pakistani: How man in wheelchair was abused

Thirty-six-year-old Arman Ali, a disability rights activist, was seated in one of the front rows of the movie theatre when the incident happened

Oct 02, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
Donald Trump ramps up NFL fight, calls for ban on kneeling during anthem

Donald Trump ramps up NFL fight, calls for ban on kneeling during anthem

Several players have made similar gestures in what they said is a call for social justice, not a slight against the country or its flag.

Sep 26, 2017, 23:54 PM IST
US President Donald Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation

US President Donald Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation

The president rescinded a White House invitation to basketball star Stephen Curry, who had said he would "vote" against the planned visit by the NBA champion Golden State Warriors.

Sep 24, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
Watch: Gautam Gambhir makes singing debut with national anthem

Watch: Gautam Gambhir makes singing debut with national anthem

The video, which was posted on Wednesday, and a following tweet posted on Friday suggests that he may be singing the national anthem at a premier sporting event in the capital.

Sep 22, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
National Anthems not to be played in remaining India vs Sri Lanka ODI matches

National Anthems not to be played in remaining India vs Sri Lanka ODI matches

Both teams had lined up for National Anthems on the opening day of first Test at Galle and in the second Test at Colombo and Kandy, the protocol was followed and National Anthems were not sung.

Aug 23, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
National Security Act to be imposed against UP Madrasas who didn't sing National Anthem on Aug 15: Govt

National Security Act to be imposed against UP Madrasas who didn't sing National Anthem on Aug 15: Govt

The Uttar Pradesh government is all set to take action against madrasas in the state who defied the government's order to celebrate Independence Day by unfurling Indian flag and sing the national anthem. 

Aug 16, 2017, 21:08 PM IST
Matthew Hayden wins hearts by posting English version of India's National Anthem on Independence Day

Matthew Hayden wins hearts by posting English version of India's National Anthem on Independence Day

Soaked in patriotism, Indian marked the country's 71st Independence Day with the tricolour fluttering high and the national anthem reverberating all across the country.

Aug 16, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
UP Madrasas celebrate Independence Day by unfurling tricolor

UP Madrasas celebrate Independence Day by unfurling tricolor

Amidst mix reactions over the Uttar Pradesh Government's directive to record Independence Day celebrations in madrassas (Islamic Schools), Lucknow's Firangi Mahal Madrasa unfurled the tricolor today.

Aug 15, 2017, 17:04 PM IST

Celebrate Independence Day, but don't sing national anthem: Bareilly Cleric

Celebrate I-Day, but don't sing national anthem: Bareily Cleric

Aug 13, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
Patriotism is in our DNA: Congress over MP Madarsa Board

Patriotism is in our DNA: Congress over MP Madarsa Board

The Madrasa Board later directed the youth to follow the order, record the video, click pictures of the event and send it to the chairman of the board.

Aug 13, 2017, 08:35 AM IST