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

“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

"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

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

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.

National anthem in morning, Vande Mataram in evening a must: Jaipur Mayor 

The letter, signed by JMC Additional Commissioner Har Sahay Meena, states that the aim is to instill nationalism and patriotism. 

One People, One Song

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


Vadodara: Temple plays national anthem to ‘infuse nationalism’

According to an elderly visiting the temple, the idea is to “infuse the feeling of love towards the nation in the hearts of youths”.

In two neighbouring Faridabad villages, national anthem comes via speakers

In the neighbouring village of Bhanakpur, 22 speakers costing around Rs 3 lakh were installed in January for the same purpose, to cater to its 5,000-odd residents.

Man thrashed for failing to answer queries on PM Modi, national anthem

The victim, a migrant labourer, was on his way to Kaliachak in Malda district from Howrah on May 14, when the four persons got into the train and sat next to his seat after he had briefly deboarded at a station.

Told national anthem played in Cinema halls before 1971, panel likely to seek more time

The committee is learnt to have firmed its view that if the national anthem is played as part of the movie, standing up for it during the course of the film will interrupt the screening, and create disorder and confusion, instead of adding to the dignity of the anthem.

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People Not Obligated To Stand Up When National Anthem Played In Movie Clarifies Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday clarified its earlier ruling on the National Anthem and said that people are not obligated to stand up when it is played in a movie or documentary. The apex court had ruled earlier that it was mandatory to play the National Anthem inside movie halls. People were not given clarity […]

Kerala: Six Arrested For Not Standing During National Anthem

Six persons including a woman have been taken into custody on Monday for not standing when the national anthem was played before the screening of a film at the ongoing International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) in Thiruvananthapuram. They were later taken to a city police station and charged for contempt of the Supreme Court […]


Supreme court Makes Playing National Anthem At Theaters Mandatory

  The Supreme Court Wednesday made playing of the national anthem mandatory before movie screenings in theatres across the country, underlining that it would “instill a sense of committed patriotism and nationalism” in citizens. A bench led by Justice Dipak Misra issued guidelines on the national anthem, saying it cannot be commercially exploited and that […]

National Anthem Will Be Played Before All Film Screenings In Cinema Halls

The Supreme Court ruled that the national anthem accompanied by the national flag must be played before all film screenings in cinema halls, adding that everyone present in the hall must rise and pay respect. The court observed that the national anthem can instill sense of committed patriotism and nationalism. The apex court directed the […]