Hyderabad police stops BJP from hoisting national flag

Tension prevailed at the Golconda Fort here Wednesday as police arrested some activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) trying to hoist the national flag to celebrate Telangana Liberation Day.

National flag to be flown half mast today

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

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

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.

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

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.

Indians across world celebrate Independence Day with gusto

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

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.

National flag mounted upside down on MP Dy Speaker`s vehicle

The national flag was found allegedly mounted upside down on official vehicle of Madhya Pradesh Assembly Deputy Speaker Harvansh Singh when he arrived for a public function at Seoni on Sunday.

Complaint against Italian group for `dishonouring` tricolour

A man on Thursday lodged a police complaint against a flag wavers` group from Italy for allegedly insulting the national flag.

Govt may ban making plastic tricolours

Keeping in mind the concerns of environmentalists, the Centre is contemplating imposing a ban on making small plastic national flags.

Thane Sarpanch prevented from hoisting national flag?

A tribal woman Sarpanch was allegedly prevented by some unidentified persons from hoisting national flag at the village office on Independence Day.

Flag to fly half mast to mourn Deshmukh`s death

The national flag will fly at half mast on Tuesday in Delhi and in all state capitals as a mark of respect to Vilasrao Deshmukh who died on Tuesday.

Anna insulted national flag, petitioner tells SC

Chennai-based petitioner LK Venkat alleged that Anna and his associates had flown the flag at half mast in public, put it on the ground and defaced it.

Court can’t pass law or ask govt to frame it: SC

The judiciary can neither make
laws nor can it direct the government and legislative body to
enact a legislation, the Supreme Court has said.

Goa: National flag found in garbage bin

A national flag was found in a
garbage dump near the CCP main
office, after which the civic body has initiated an inquiry into the incident.

Thanks to Anna, tricolour selling like hot cakes!

Vendors selling national
flags here are making a fast buck with a sudden increase in
the demand for the tricolour in the wake of the Anna Hazare`s
anti-corruption agitation.

Manmohan Singh to hoist flag on I-Day for 8th time

When Singh hoists the national flag on I-Day, he will be the first PM to do so for the 8th consecutive year after Nehru and Indira Gandhi.

Rahul may unfurl Tricolour at Cong hq on 15 Aug

If Rahul Gandhi unfurls the tri-colour on the Independence Day at the AICC hq, it will be the first time for the 41-year-old party gen secy.

BJP threatens to hoist national flag at Katchathee

BJP said it would launch
an agitation at Katchatheevu Island in the Palk Straits and
hoist the national flag there, if the Centre failed to protect
the lives of Tamil Nadu fishermen.

Yatra: BJP leaders detained at Jammu airport

Sushma Swaraj & Arun Jaitley are in J&K in relation with BJP`s plan to hoist tricolour in Srinagar.