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Nov 05, 2017
National Anthem debate: Forcing people to stand in cinema halls only instills fear, obfuscates democracyIf there is a need to play the national anthem before a movie, then it should be made mandatory before entering corporate and government offices, malls, parks and many other places where people meet and mingle.
Nov 04, 2017
In China, citizens can now be jailed for up to three years for disrespecting national anthemArray
Nov 03, 2017
Debate over khichdi and National Anthem highlights why Indians have an amorphous idea of nationhoodAs the postcolonial impulse that dominated the early days of India's emergence as a nation state fades away, the national identity is getting slowly submerged into other identities. Progressively, and among Millennials, the nationhood identity has come to rest on only very few mores such as sport or entertainment, and these impulses are considerably weaker compared to regional and cultural ones. Debate over signifiers that unite India therefore trigger such a feral and animated response.
Oct 31, 2017
Jaipur Municipal Corporation makes singing national anthem and song mandatory on daily basisThe Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) has told its employees to sing the national anthem every day before the start of duty and the national song, Vande Mataram, just before the end of duty hours.
Oct 31, 2017
China likely to introduce three-year jail term for disrespecting national anthemChina's top legislature is considering tougher penalties for those who disrespect the national anthem with up to three-year jail term instead of the current 15-day detention, official media said on Tuesday.
Oct 30, 2017
FTII chairman Anupam Kher questions why can't people stand up for National Anthem for 52 secondsAnupam Kher, during his speech, lambasted those who are opposing the idea of making the National Anthem mandatory inside the cinema halls.
Oct 28, 2017
Judiciary vs executive: Is the country's Constitution becoming a victim in this pursuit for supremacy?What the "debate" about "judicial overreach" actually obscures is this sorry fact: that increasingly, the executive and the judiciary find themselves on the same page when it comes to trampling all over the Constitution.
Oct 26, 2017
Javed Akhtar, Kamal Haasan, other members of film industry speak up on national anthem issueThe Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to take a call on the playing of the national anthem in public places, including cinema halls.
Oct 24, 2017
National Anthem row: Supreme Court's latest observation on patriotism contradicts its 2016 orderThough the apex court was of the opinion that courts cannot "inculcate patriotism among people", the bench's observations in 2016 contradicted its observation on Monday.
Oct 24, 2017
National Anthem back in news: By palming off decision to Centre, Supreme Court has opened us up to uncertaintyDeviating from its earlier observation, the SC asked the Centre to consider amending the rules that regulate playing of the National Anthem before a movie.