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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

Karnataka teen killed as flagpole comes in contact with live wire

August 16, 2021 4:25 am

The deceased, identified as Chandan (15), was carrying a metal pole to hoist the national flag at the school he studied in, ahead of the Independence Day celebrations.

Kejriwal rectified his mistake, changed flags in press conference: Union culture minister

June 06, 2021 10:18 am

In a letter to Kejriwal a few days ago, Union minister Prahlad Patel had alleged that the flag seen behind the chief minister during his press briefings appears to be in violation of the flag code.

Explained: What is the law on draping Tricolour over body of a deceased

February 09, 2021 8:48 am

Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, Section 3.58 says: “On occasions of State/Military/Central Paramilitary Forces funerals, the flag shall be draped over the bier or coffin with the saffron towards the head of the bier or coffin. The Flag shall not be lowered into the grave or burnt in the pyre.”

J&K: National flag displayed upside down in BJP rally in Kathua, FIR filed

September 29, 2018 9:48 pm

The FIR was filed against unknown persons for allegedly insulting the tricolor under Section 2 of the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act

Gujarat's tallest flag pulled down after damage caused by gusty wind

September 01, 2017 4:25 pm

The Flag Code of India does not provide for the repair of a damaged flag. According to it, the "damaged or soiled flag shall be destroyed, preferably by burning or any other method consistent with the dignity of the Flag."

MHA tells states to ensure strict compliance of flag code

March 22, 2017 5:19 pm

In an advisory to the states and union territories, the Home Ministry said the National Flag represents the hopes and aspirations of the people of the country and hence should occupy a position of honour

Tricolour must for varsities: Rajasthan Governor

May 17, 2016 2:52 am

The Governor also asked all state universities to come up with a unique anthem, to be called “Kul Geet”.

BSF set to put up tallest national flag near Attari-Wagah border by January, 2017

November 24, 2017 1:40 pm

The move is part of the BSF’s expansion plans for the visitors’ gallery at the site of the iconic Retreat ceremony, said Ashok Kumar Yadav, the officiating Inspector General of BSF’s Punjab Frontier.

Ranchi: Stuck for 10 days, largest Tricolour brought down

April 29, 2016 3:26 am

The scaffolding material was sourced from major building groups active in the district. They also provided the labourers. The entire task was undertaken under the guidance of Mecon India Limited Engineers.


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.