National Anthem

Women's protests overshadow Iran's World Cup loss

Iran lost 6-2 to a superior England team, but the result wasn't the most important to Mayram, a 35-year-old Tehran resident who also watched her first soccer match live.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Citizens should show equal respect to Jana Gana Mana, Vande Mataram: Centre to Delhi HC

The Centre stated that the present case was "not adversarial" and it would abide by "every direction that is deemed necessary and expedient" by the court.

published on : 5th November 2022

UK man held in Ukraine 'stabbed', forced to sing Russian anthem

An officer knelt by him and told him in Russian: "I am your death," Aiden Aslin said.

published on : 25th September 2022

Hyderabad pauses to recite national anthem as part of the Jatheeya Geethalaapana programme

Thousands of people holding the national flags have gathered voluntarily at the circle from 10.30 am. Patriotic songs in different languages were played to amp up the spirits of the crowd. 

published on : 17th August 2022

Telangana teen plays National Anthem in 30 seconds, with one hand

School chairman E Prasad Rao, directors and staff congratulated Mani Sai for setting a world record.

published on : 29th July 2022

Yogi government right in making national anthem mandatory at madrasas: Shahnawaz 

"Was the national anthem not being sung at UP madrasas so far? If that is so, I am hugely surprised," exclaimed Hussain when asked by journalists about the UP madrasa board order.

published on : 14th May 2022

After national anthem sung across UP madrassas, MP, Haryana mull similar move

Singing of the national anthem has been made compulsory at all madrassas in Uttar Pradesh starting Thursday.

published on : 14th May 2022

National Anthem at cinema: Salmaan yet to come out of ‘sedition’ shock

Salmaan Mohammed still wakes up in his sleep haunted by the thought of policemen in mufti barging into his bedroom and forcing him out of the house in the dead of the night. 

published on : 13th May 2022

National anthem now mandatory before start of classes in madrasas across Uttar Pradesh

Minister of state for minority welfare Danish Azad Ansari said the government wanted the students of madrasas to be imbued with the spirit of patriotism

published on : 12th May 2022

BJP MLAs leave during national anthem

As soon as BS Yeddyurappa submitted his resignation in the speech and left to meet the governor, BJP legislators raised slogans as national anthem was being played | PTI

published on : 20th May 2018

Four cricketers arrested in Jammu and Kashmir for respecting Pakistan national anthem

Four Kashmiri boys were arrested on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district for lining up as Pakistan's national anthem was played before the start of a cricket match.

published on : 7th January 2018

Kamal Haasan on national anthem row: Don't test my patriotism at random places

The veteran film star has said patriotism should not be tested at random places and suggested playing of the national anthem on Doordarshan at midnight every day.

published on : 25th October 2017

Don't need to stand up in movie halls to prove patriotism: Supreme Court asks Centre to consider regulating playing of national anthem in movie theatres

The Supreme Court asked the Centre to consider amending the national flag code for regulating the playing of the national anthem in cinema halls across the country.

published on : 23rd October 2017

Allahabad HC turns down plea against singing of National Anthem in UP madrasas

The court observed the recitation of National Anthem is, in essence, the act of every citizen honouring the history and tradition of this great nation.

published on : 4th October 2017

Youngsters singing Pakistan national anthem during cricket match detained in Kashmir

A video showing them singing the Pakistan national anthem during a cricket match went viral.

published on : 6th April 2017

Pawan Kalyan questions SC verdict on national anthem mandate

He wanted to know why shouldn't political parties begin their meetings with national anthem and why only cinemas?

published on : 17th December 2016

ISL fans moved by Nigerian footballer Dudu Omagbemi singing Indian national anthem

In a recent ISL match held between Chennaiyin FC and Mumbai City FC, the fans witnessed one of the best moments on the football pitch.

published on : 8th November 2016