Thursday, Sep 29, 2022



Patriotism is the only way to keep India united, says Karnataka CM Bommai in Pune

August 14, 2022 10:46 am

Bommai launched the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign at the Amanora Township in Hadapsar area in Pune on Saturday in the presence of Aniruddha Deshpande, managing director, City Corporation Limited (CCL), C T Ravi, member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly, Aditya Deshpande and Vivek Kulkarni from CCL.

Independence Day 2021: Delhi schools to have ‘Deshbhakti’ lessons soon, academicians divided on need of separate curriculum

August 15, 2021 10:28 am

From freedom struggles to fundamental rights and duties, the curriculum aims to cover all aspects of civic behaviour.

Bani Abidi: ‘One gets fatigued in the face of rampant patriotism’

August 16, 2020 11:55 am

Nominated for the prestigious Prize of the Böttcherstraße, the Pakistani artist on the solidarity of oral history

Those rejecting diversity now being called patriots: Sonia Gandhi

April 07, 2019 6:11 am

Speaking at an event in New Delhi, Gandhi said it was a matter of concern that the country’s “soul was being crushed as part of a well-thought-out conspiracy”.

Whose Song Is It Anyway?

January 07, 2019 1:56 pm

Vande Mataram, the national song, has been a bone of contention for decades now. A battle cry for Indian independence, it compares certain qualities of the motherland with that of Goddess Durga and Lakshmi in the later paragraphs.

Independence Day 2018: Nine museums for the patriotic

August 15, 2018 11:30 am

Happy Independence Day 2018: On the occasion of India’s 72nd Independence Day, take a look at museums from across the country dedicated to teaching the history of India through the lives and eyes of the people who created it.

WhatsApp Uncle explains why you shouldn’t mock the motherland and its leaders

January 21, 2018 12:10 am

My family… see… I also have a sense of humour. But chutkula is chutkula, and deshprem is deshprem. 

'Patriotic' rock shows soon at IITs, central universities

August 27, 2017 2:14 pm

As part of the programme named "Yeh India ka time hai", the government has identified certain bands which would be visiting campuses across the country and perform patriotic numbers, especially from Bollywood.

Bharat Mata: From freedom struggle metaphor to patriotism’s litmus test

March 21, 2016 9:58 am

The second was the modernist M F Husain, whose painting of Bharat Mata was banned and trashed — and he was forced to spend his last years outside his country.

The Urdu Press: Decoding patriotism

March 04, 2016 12:20 am

Hasan Kamal, in his column in Inquilab on the same day, writes: “After the incidents at Dadri, and now at JNU, the world has once again started looking at the secular status of India with doubt and misgiving."