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In a first, Meghalaya Assembly session begins with national anthem arranged using Khasi, Garo instruments

September 14, 2021 8:31 pm

Behind the concept of the “indigenous rendition” of the national anthem was Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh, who felt that a “local twist” would reflect the “true diversity” of the country.

Minister’s deadline over, many Maharashtra colleges yet to begin day with National Anthem

February 21, 2020 2:03 pm

St Xavier’s College at Fort in Mumbai is set to start singing the anthem from Saturday. Principal Dr Rajendra Shinde said the college has managed to set up a public system and beginning Saturday, the anthem will be sung at 8 am every day.

Explained: The importance of December 27 for India's National Anthem

December 27, 2019 7:43 pm

On December 27, 1911, the National Anthem was first sung at the Calcutta session of the Congress. ‘Jana Gana Mana’ was adopted as the country’s National Anthem by the Constituent Assembly of India on January 24, 1950, the last day of its last session.

Bengaluru: Police book family heckled over national anthem in cinema hall

November 07, 2019 9:56 pm

Officers from the Bengaluru City Police said the FIR was filed taking cognizance of the video that went viral, after a "thorough consultation with legal experts".

Watch: Family insulted, sent out of movie hall in Bengaluru for not standing up during national anthem

October 29, 2019 10:08 am

The incident took place on October 23 during the last show for the day of Asuran, a Dhanush-starred Tamil movie.

HC dismisses plea to declare 'Vande Mataram' as national anthem or song

July 27, 2019 9:51 am

“We see no reason to give direction to the respondent (Centre) to declare 'Vande Mataram' as national anthem or national song,” a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said.

Man held for not standing up during National Anthem claims case has been dropped

May 11, 2019 7:50 pm

"I am disappointed that no media outlet reached out to me not even once before publishing and branding me as an anti-national who was arrested and let out on bail," Jithin said.

J&K: Tension erupts at college after teacher shows disrespect to national anthem

September 29, 2018 10:35 pm

During the national anthem, the lecturer kept his one hand in the pocket and another behind his back with one leg taking the support of a wall.

UP: Madrasa recognition cancelled for stopping students from singing national anthem on I-Day

August 22, 2018 8:45 pm

The madrasa, Arabia Ahle Sunnat Girls College, is registered with the UP Madrasa board and has been running since 2007. The recognition of the Madrasa was cancelled on the directions of the state education board.

One People, One Song

August 15, 2018 3:58 am

A look at the many versions of a piece of poetry so indelibly bound to India's identity.