National flag

ASI restoring Tricolour hoisted at Chennai's Fort St George on August 15, 1947. Details here

The ASI has sought the help of the experts from the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research and Silk Board to assess the damage after which a suitable methodology was devised to preserve the flag.

published on : 9th January 2022

Karnataka minister hoists national flag upside down at Rajyotsava celebrations, rectifies later

An error on the part of those responsible to hoist the flag on the pole resulted in embarrassing moments at the function in which state BJP president was also present.

published on : 1st November 2021

UP: Video of DM hoisting national flag upside down goes viral, he says it happened during trial

In the video clip, District Magistrate Sunil Kumar Verma can be seen hoisting the flag wrongly as people sing the national anthem.

published on : 16th August 2021

MHA tells states to stop usage of tricolour made of plastic

Union Home Ministry said the national flag represents hopes and aspirations of the people of the country and hence should occupy a position of honour.

published on : 8th August 2021

IIT Delhi-based startup on mission to make ‘all-weather’ national flag

Flag Foundation of India is a non-governmental organization, which aims to popularise the display of Tricolor by more and more Indians, with a great sense of pride, said officials.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Telangana government whip Rega Kantha Rao unfurls flag with shoes on, invites ire

Unmindful of the convention in practice that one has to remove one's shoes before hoisting the Tricolour, Kantha Rao marched towards the flag pole with his shoes on.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Robert Vadra tweets Paraguay flag instead of tricolour, trolled on social media 

Though he later replaced the Paraguayan flag with the Indian tricolour and admitted his mistake, Robert Vadra could not escape criticism from Twitterati.

published on : 12th May 2019

United Liberation Front of Assam burns National flag, calls for boycott of Republic Day

The ULFA circulated a video, where a man, who was flanked by some banner-holding colleagues, slammed 'colonial' India and cited reasons behind torching the Tricolour.

published on : 25th January 2018

If Article 35A tinkered with, there would be no one in Kashmir to hold tricolour: Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba said, on the one hand, "we talk about resolving the Kashmir issue under the framework of the Constitution and on the other hand we flog it".

published on : 28th July 2017