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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. 

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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.

Don’t make national anthem mandatory in cinema halls, committee set to tell Govt

The committee, according to sources, is of the view that playing the national anthem will interrupt the screening of the film, and create disorder and confusion instead of adding to the dignity of the anthem.

Centre to states, UTs: Comply with Supreme Court order on national anthem

An inter-ministerial committee, set up to look into the issue, is expected to submit its report in six months. Till the report is submitted, the ministry’s earlier order making it mandatory for cinema halls to play the national anthem is suspended, said an official.