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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.

New Zealand plans vote on changing national flag

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 06:33

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has today announced plans for a referendum on whether to change the national flag.

PIL against AAP, Kejriwal for `misuse` of national flag,emblem

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 20:01

A PIL has been filed in the Bombay High Court against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), its leader Arvind Kejriwal and members Mayank Gandhi and Anjali Damania for allegedly misusing the national flag and emblem to gain political mileage.

India complete Olympic return, national flag unfurled at Sochi

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 21:16

The unfurling ceremony attended by a motley group of Indian squad, Indian Olympic Association`s newly-elected President N Ramachandran and other invitees marked the successful return of India to the Olympic fold.

Country should always come first: Vijay Amritraj

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 19:17

Legendary Vijay Amritraj feels that playing for the national flag is an ultimate honour for any player and Davis Cup should always remain a priority for any professional tennis player.

States, UTs to deal with complaints on National Flag: Govt to HC

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 16:17

Insult to the National Flag and Emblem by anyone is to be dealt with by the concerned state or Union Territory where the violation has occurred, the Centre has informed the Delhi High Court.

SC fiat to Centre, BCCI on disrespect to national flag

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 18:42

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and the Indian cricket board on allegations that authorities have failed to protect the honour of the national flag during matches.

Case against Anna Hazare for showing `disrespect` to National Flag

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 17:58

A local court on Saturday directed the police to register a case against social activist Anna Hazare for allegedly showing disrespect to the National Flag during his visit here on July 29.

Indians across world celebrate Independence Day with gusto

Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 17:57

Indians across the globe on Thursday donned patriotic colours as they celebrated the country`s 67th Independence Day, unfurling the national flag and organising cultural events to mark the occasion.

HC notices to Centre, Delhi govt over display of national flag

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 14:19

The Centre and the city government were today asked by the Delhi High Court to respond to a PIL seeking directions to ensure that the national flag as well as the national emblem are respectfully displayed.

Complaint filed over `insult` to tricolour at BJP MP`s event

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 08:36

A private complaint was on Wednesday filed in a court here alleging insult to the national flag during the birthday celebrations of city BJP MP Sumitra Mahajan here last week.

Tactile flag for the benefit of visually challenged

Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 17:20

To make Indian National flag accessible to visually challenged people, city-based Sankara Eye Centre has developed a tactile flag.