national anthem

Tables turned: FIR against movie-goers in Bengaluru for not standing up for national anthem

A Kannada actor and his female friend had created a ruckus on seeing the group of seven students seated while the national anthem played at PVR Orion Mall on October 23.

published on : 8th November 2019

WATCH | Indonesian choir wins hearts by singing India's national anthem

Indonesia's Ambassador to India Sidharto Suryodipuro posted a video of the performance on Monday.

published on : 30th October 2019

WATCH | Students in Bengaluru theatre harassed for not standing during national anthem

A senior police officer said actors Arun Gowda and his female friend had also gone to watch the Tamil movie Asuran.

published on : 30th October 2019

FIFA fines Hong Kong after fans whistle Chinese anthem

The Disciplinary Commission of world football's governing body handed the federation a 15,000 Swiss francs.

published on : 9th October 2019

Sparsh Shah: The specially-abled teen  who sang Jana Gana Mana at Howdy Modi 

Sparsh Shah also appeared on Ted Talks, Steve Harvey Show and other international talent shows such as Little Big Shots, presented by Dawn French.

published on : 22nd September 2019

France President Macron apologises to Albania PM over national anthem goof-up during football match

The match between France and Albania got delayed on Saturday (local time) following a bizarre mix-up with the visiting team's national anthem at Stade de France.

published on : 9th September 2019

This 88-yr-old sings ‘forgotten’ stanzas of Jana Gana Mana

A student of Besant National Girls’ School set up by Annie Besant in 1918, Saraswathi studied there until 1947 when she completed her SSLC.

published on : 15th August 2019

WATCH: This 88-year-old woman sings forgotten stanzas of Jana Gana Mana

Speaking to Express, Saraswathi Badekkila recalls how as a Class IV student she got a pamphlet with the original and complete Bengali five-stanza hymn penned by Rabindranath Tagore.

published on : 14th August 2019

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking national anthem status for 'Vande Mataram'

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said it finds no reason to entertain this petition while exercising its powers under Article 226 of the Constitution.

published on : 26th July 2019

India vs Bangladesh World Cup 2019: Divided by cricket, united by anthems

People of the two countries took to social media to go down memory lane to remember Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, the man who weaved the National Anthems of both India and Bangladesh. 

published on : 2nd July 2019

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
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