"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.
Singing of the national anthem has been made compulsory at all madrassas in Uttar Pradesh starting Thursday.
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.
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
A sessions court here on Friday stayed the summons issued to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee till March 25 in a case pertaining to her disrespecting the national anthem.
The court said that though Banerjee is the CM, "a sanction is not required and there is no bar to proceed against the accused", as she was not discharging her official duty.
Vivekanand Gupta claimed that Banerjee violated the Union Home Ministry's order of 2015, which states that whenever the national anthem is played or sung, the audience shall stand to attention.
Standing at the St John’s Cathedral in Australia’s Brisbane on World Peace Day (September 21), Teresa, 21, and Augnes, 18, set a world record.
However, it was the BJP which suffered the biggest embarrassment when BJP state president K Surendran began hoisting the flag at the state committee office in Thiruvananthapuram.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
A video showing them singing the Pakistan national anthem during a cricket match went viral.