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Pingali Venkayya: Remembering the man who designed Indian Tricolour, on his 140th birthday

Aug 02, 2016

Pingali Venkayya: Remembering the man who designed Indian Tricolour, on his 140th birthday

Pingali Venkayya, a fervent freedom fighter and the man who designed the Indian national flag, was born on 2 August, 1876. #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Mahatma Gandhi #Tricolour #Shareworthy #Pingali Venkayya #Anglo-Boer War
BJP's Tiranga Yatra on Independence Day: Propaganda or national unity?

Jul 20, 2016

BJP's Tiranga Yatra on Independence Day: Propaganda or national unity?

The idea of having a week-long 'Tiranga Yatra' was outlined in the BJP's parliamentary party meet, which is held every Tuesday in Parliament. #BJP #CriticalPoint #Nationalism #Independence Day #Tricolour #National Flag #PM Narendra Modi #Tiranga Yatra
Rajya Sabha to allow its members to wear the national flag as a lapel pin

Jun 03, 2016

Rajya Sabha to allow its members to wear the national flag as a lapel pin

Members of Rajya Sabha will be able to wear the national flag in the form of a lapel pin in the House from the upcoming Monsoon Session in July. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Tricolour #Monsoon session #National Flag #Lapel Pin #badges
Rajasthan Governor directs govt universities to hoist tricolour in campuses

May 17, 2016

Rajasthan Governor directs govt universities to hoist tricolour in campuses

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Monday directed vice chancellors of all government universities to hoist tricolour on their premises. #India #NewsTracker #Tricolour #Indian flag #Kalyan Singh #Rajasthan governor #government universities
Stateless Indians in West Bengal: Artificial notions of nation and nationhood evident at macabre extremes

May 14, 2016

Stateless Indians in West Bengal: Artificial notions of nation and nationhood evident at macabre extremes

An unfortunate vestige of the most recent partition of Bengal in 1947, the enclaves are bits of land of a nation-state that are surrounded on all sides by land of another nation-state. #India #Narendra Modi #Bangladesh #West Bengal #Government #Tricolour #Nation #votes #Nationhood #FWeekend #Immigrants in West Bengal
NIT agrees on number of demands, mum on tricolour hoisting by PM Modi

Apr 20, 2016

NIT agrees on number of demands, mum on tricolour hoisting by PM Modi

NIT-Srinagar management will consider formation of students' council and all national festivals will be celebrated in the institute. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Rajat Gupta #Smriti Irani #Srinagar #Tricolour #HRD #NIT
NIT Srinagar row: Kashmir is complex, students should keep politics of tricolour out of it

Apr 08, 2016

NIT Srinagar row: Kashmir is complex, students should keep politics of tricolour out of it

There are conflicting versions of what happened at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Srinagar over the past few days. But, every story leads to one trigger: competitive nationalism. #BJP #Jammu and Kashmir #ConnectTheDots #Kashmir #Nationalism #Tricolour #NIT #NIT Srinagar #Politics of tricolour
Kendriya Vidyalayas directed to hoist the national flag daily to instill a

Feb 29, 2016

Kendriya Vidyalayas directed to hoist the national flag daily to instill a "sense of unity and integrity" among students

Days after Vice Chancellors of central universities resolved to hoist the national flag prominently on their campuses, the government-run Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has directed all its schools to fly the tricolour on their buildings daily. #NewsTracker #Smriti Irani #Tricolour #HRD Ministry #National Flag #Kendriya Vidyalayas #Flag Code #JNU row
Flag for central varsities: Does Smriti Irani know RSS did not fly Tricolour for 52 years?

Feb 22, 2016

Flag for central varsities: Does Smriti Irani know RSS did not fly Tricolour for 52 years?

The RSS and the Tricolour have had a fascinating history of resistance, rejection and acceptance. It may come as a rude surprise to neo recruits like Sharma that the RSS-- not the Congis+Commies+Left-- did not hoist the national flag at its headquarters for 52 years. #BJP #ConnectTheDots #Smriti Irani #Tricolour #RSS #nationalist #tiranga #National Pride #RSS and the National Flag