Sunday, 26 March, 2023
TopicVande Mataram

Topic: Vande Mataram

Weeks after ‘Vande Mataram’ order, Maharashtra govt staff still answering phones with ‘hello’

Some employees confused about how to embrace the change and break a lifetime habit, others unaware of 1 October govt resolution. Minister Mungantiwar says 'change will come slowly'.

Ahead of Himachal polls, Modi to flag off 4th Vande Bharat Express at Una

The train will take 5 hours, 15 minutes to cover the distance against the nearly 7 hours taken by the Shatabdi now.

Maharashtra govt officials to say ‘Vande Mataram’ while attending phone calls in offices

Newly-appointed Maharashtra Cultural Affairs Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar Sunday ordered all state govt officials to say 'Vande Mataram' (while receiving calls) till 26 Jan 2023.

Postcard News co-founder ‘heckled’ at Mangaluru airport, asked to sing Vande Mataram

Karnataka Congress spokesperson Kavita Reddy & two other women asked Postcard News founder Mahesh Vikram Hegde to sing Vande Mataram to prove his ‘Indian-ness’.

Rahul Kanwal did not say chanting Vande Mataram is anti-national, video is edited

Viral video of Rahul Kanwal is from a debate he hosted on India Today TV channel in 2016 after lawyers beat up Kanhaiya Kumar outside a Delhi court.

When Vande Mataram inspired many recording artistes to join India’s freedom movement

Besides patriotic songs, gramophone was also used to transmit messages from national leaders. Gandhi’s ‘Spiritual Message’ was recorded in 1931-32.

When Jai Shri Ram became a political tool to heckle Muslim MPs, it lost something

The oath-taking ceremony in the Lok Sabha turned into a sloganeering contest between MPs of various political parties.

Bankim Chandra — the man who wrote Vande Mataram, capturing colonial India’s imagination

ThePrint remembers Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, one of Bengal’s foremost 19th century scholars, on his 125th death anniversary.

After cow, Himachal Congress embraces Vande Mataram & national anthem

Himachal Pradesh unit of Congress has decided to begin all its meetings with Vande Matram and end with the national anthem.

Bharat Mata Ki Jai: Not patriots, Indians now want to be patriotism police

Just remember if patriotism is not properly documented it is meaningless.

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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...


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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.