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Morning Breaking: Bihar teacher denies singing of National anthem beaten by people

A video is going viral on social media of a Bihar teacher who has denied singing of National Anthem and beaten by mob. Watch video:

Feb 07, 2019, 09:30 AM IST

Vishal Bhardwaj points out glitch in national anthem in theatres, rectified

In a follow-up tweet a month later, he hoped it had come to the notice of the concerned people.

Jan 15, 2019, 21:48 PM IST

Breaking: National anthem & national song to be sung with celebration in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh government has tweeted that the national anthem & national song will be sung with celebration in Madhya Pradesh. Watch video to know more information.

Jan 03, 2019, 13:50 PM IST

UP madrassa loses recognition after students allegedly stopped from singing national anthem

The recognition of Madrassa Arabia Ahle Girls College, situated in Badago area under Kolhui police station has been cancelled on the order of the state education department.

Aug 22, 2018, 14:22 PM IST

Kashmir University says video showing students disrespecting national anthem is fake

Earlier today, a video surfaced on the social media claiming that some college students remain seated while the national anthem was being played. 

Jul 05, 2018, 13:00 PM IST

After Congress MP, Haryana minister calls for changes in national anthem, wants 'Adhinayak' removed

The demand comes a day after Congress MP Ripun Bora moved a resolution in Rajya Sabha seeking amendments to the National Anthem to replace the word 'Sindh' with 'North East'.

Mar 17, 2018, 23:07 PM IST

Replace 'Sindh' with 'Northeast' in National Anthem: Congress MP moves resolution in Rajya Sabha

Congress MP Ripun Bora said North East is an important part of India, but it is unfortunate that it is not part of the national anthem. 

Mar 16, 2018, 15:40 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir government seeks explanation from officer over 'disrespecting' national anthem

The Jammu and Kashmir government has sought an explanation from one of its officers after he allegedly disrespected the national anthem at an event here on February 21.

Feb 26, 2018, 12:50 PM IST

Don't remember national anthem: New Aligarh Mayor's statement sparks controversy

The statement comes a barely a month after Furkan's controversial oath ceremony, where the BSP corporator took the oath of secrecy in Urdu

Jan 10, 2018, 18:44 PM IST

National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls: Supreme Court modifies its earlier order

The modified order comes after the Centre told the SC that an Inter-Ministerial Committee has been set-up to frame new guidelines on playing the national anthem.

Jan 09, 2018, 13:08 PM IST

Centre changes stand on national anthem in cinema halls

Final decision will be based on the Inter-Ministerial Committee's recommendations, government tells top court

Jan 08, 2018, 20:23 PM IST

Meerut Mayor says no 'Vande Mataram' before board meetings, stokes controversy

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on December 7 apparently questioned why there were objections to saying 'Vande Mataram', which meant salute to the motherland.

Dec 08, 2017, 19:56 PM IST

No ‘Vande Mataram’, sing ‘Jana Gana Mana’: BSP mayor reverses BJP’s decision

A newly-elected mayor in Uttar Pradesh has reversed a decision of her predecessor on ‘Vande Mataram’. Sunita Verma, who was elected as the mayor of Meerut on a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ticket in the recently held UP civic polls, has reversed a decision that made singing ‘Vande Mataram’ compulsory at all board meetings.

Dec 07, 2017, 07:50 AM IST

Rajasthan govt makes singing national anthem must in hostels

The move is to "evoke" nationalism in students.   

Nov 29, 2017, 23:16 PM IST

Rajasthan govt makes national anthem mandatory in state-run hostels

Rajasthan minister Arun Chaturvedi said that singing of national anthem is mandatory in all government and government-aided hostels in the state.

Nov 28, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

BJP-led Rajasthan government makes national anthem compulsory in hostels

Last month the city civic body made it compulsory for all employees to sing national anthem in the morning

Nov 28, 2017, 07:30 AM IST

Playing national anthem is mark of respect: Mary Kom

The apex court had in November 2016 ordered the playing of the national anthem on cinema screens and displaying of the national flag mandatory before the beginning of any movie.

Nov 26, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

Heena Sidhu slams those who don't stand up for the National Anthem

Recently, an FIR was lodged against two students from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday after they allegedly did not stand up for the national anthem.

Nov 25, 2017, 15:49 PM IST

Two J&K students booked for not standing up for National Anthem

An FIR has been registered against two students of Badshah University in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district for allegedly disrespecting the national anthem.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:50 PM IST