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'Pick up the fallen flags': Shenaz Treasury raises awareness on the need to respect the tricolour

August 16, 2022 5:13 pm

In keeping with the dignity of the flag, paragraph 2.2 of the Flag Code of India explains the proper way in which it can be disposed of after celebrations

Merely hoisting National Flag doesn’t make us patriots, says Uddhav

August 14, 2022 7:57 am

He also said that while BJP was asking people to hoist National Flags on their homes, many Indians did not have a place to live.

Govt issues statement on hoisting Tricolour at homes, offices

August 11, 2022 11:59 pm

The official statement said that hoisting/use/exhibition of the Tricolour is governed by the Prevention of Insult to National Honour Act, 1971 and Flag Code of India, 2002.

Har Ghar Tiranga campaign: Post offices to remain open on all days till August 15 to sell flags

August 07, 2022 4:46 pm

The flags are available in three sizes at Rs 25, Rs 18 and Rs 9 respectively.

Surat post office sells 20k national flags; officials say rise in demand

August 07, 2022 4:00 am

The central government has launched Har Ghar Tiranga campaign to encourage people to hoist national flag at their homes to mark the 75th Independence Day.

Andhra Pradesh govt observes birth anniversary of national flag designer Pingali Venkayya

August 03, 2022 10:27 pm

In 1992, then Andhra Pradesh chief minister NT Rama Rao commissioned a statue of Venkayya – one among the 31 state icons – at Necklace Road in Hyderabad. Several statues of Venkayya have since been built all over Andhra Pradesh.

Flag Code of India: Tricolour can now stay hoisted day & night

July 24, 2022 1:38 am

As the Centre launches a Har Ghar Tiranga campaign from August 13, the Ministry of Home Affairs has amended the Flag Code of India 2002.

Court orders FIR against RLD MLA for ‘insulting’ Tricolour

June 25, 2022 7:59 am

The complaint pertains to Anil Kumar hoisting the national flag upside down at a petrol pump on Independence Day last year.

Scrap dealer arrested for ‘using national flag to wrap plastic waste’

May 21, 2022 3:28 am

Police said the incident came to light after Rupesh Naik, who supplies drinking water cans to shops, found that flags were being used to wrap scrap at Liyakat's shop.

World's largest khadi national flag in Leh took 1.5 months to make; details here

October 02, 2021 12:26 pm

The flag has been made by Khadi Dyers and Printers, a flag store in Mumbai


Har Ghar Tiranga: Here's how India is gearing up for 75th Independence Day

August 11, 2022 2:28 pm

Take a look at how states are contributing to the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign

Fireworks near the largest national flag hoisted in Delhi

March 08, 2014 11:02 am

The largest national flag in the country was hoisted inside the Central Park in Connaught Place.


Artists should stay in their limits: comedian Raju Srivastav

January 13, 2016 12:20 pm

Kanpur, Jan 13 (ANI): Reacting on the ruling of 14 days judicial custody to Comedy Night with Kapil fame Kiku Sharda for mimicking Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, comedian Raju Srivastav on Wednesday said although he is unaware of the entire matter in detail but feels that an artist should maintain some limitations while mimicking. Raju further added that in his 34 year long career he has mimicked almost every politician but has never faced any protest. He stressed that as long one does not insult the National flag or any religion, comedians should be free to express.