Tuesday, 6 December, 2022
TopicNational Flag

Topic: National Flag

Uttarakhand BJP chief stands by ‘nation won’t trust homes without flag’ comment despite criticism

Congress, AAP have condemned Uttarakhand BJP chief Mahendra Bhatt's statement equating patriotism with hoisting flag on Independence Day, said BJP 'has made the flag a commodity'.

Tricolour vs bhagwa dhwaj — display pix row revives RSS’ ‘troubled’ relationship with tiranga

M.S. Golwalkar said in his 1966 book Bunch of Thoughts that Tricolour was ‘not inspired by any national vision’. But RSS watchers say organisation has never disrespected the flag.

Assam resident offers namaz standing on tricolour in Delhi airport, arrested & freed on bail

The Delhi Police also seized Md Tariq Aziz’s passport, a photocopy of his boarding pass and the tricolour.

CPM plans its first ever campaign to celebrate Independence. BJP calls it ‘existential crisis’

CPI(M) says 'idea of India' is under threat, plans year-long campaign to celebrate 75 years of Independence, including hoisting of Tricolour, a first since its inception in 1964.

Family of farmer who died in accident near Ghazipur booked for draping body in Tricolour

According to the flag code of India, draping the Tricolour in a civilian funeral is an offence.

Viral video of ‘farmers desecrating tricolour’ not from India, posted by TikTok user in US

A video was live-streamed on TikTok from Sacramento in California on 25 January that shows 'desecration' of the Indian flag and shouting of pro-Khalistan slogans.

Pingali Venkayya, who designed Tricolour, started work on it 3 decades before Independence

In 1921, Pingali Venkayya first presented a rudimentary design of the national flag to Mahatma Gandhi in Vijayawada.

HoaXposed: National flag not hoisted at Red Fort post sunset because of the code

The picture of the Red Fort without the National Flag in Delhi was shared by more than 29,000 people and had over 12,000 reactions on one Facebook post.

Exclusive: Constitution does not prohibit state from having a flag — Siddaramaiah

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Karnataka chief minister says state flag will not affect sovereignty of India. Accuses BJP of seeing everything from a political angle. Anubhuti Vishnoi in Bengaluru

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.