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Independence Day 2020: Origin, controversies and other interesting facts about Tricolour, National Anthem
India

Independence Day 2020: Origin, controversies and other interesting facts about Tricolour, National Anthem

The current form of the Indian national flag came into existence after a series of developments and modifications. Likewise the National Anthem, too, has its own history and its fair share of controversy

Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away: Centre declares 7-day mourning period as mark of respect for former prime minister
India

Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away: Centre declares 7-day mourning period as mark of respect for former prime minister

A seven-day state mourning was announced by the government as a mark of respect to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Akshay Kumar apologises for holding national flag upside down
Bollywood

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Akshay Kumar apologises for holding national flag upside down

'Khiladi' Akshay Kumar lands into trouble after posting a picture which shows him cheering for the Indian women cricket team at the World Cup finals holding the Indian Tricolour upside down. He later removed the picture and sought apology.

Amazon-Tricolour controversy aptly explains why 'monolithic liberalism' is facing a global crisis
India

Amazon-Tricolour controversy aptly explains why 'monolithic liberalism' is facing a global crisis

When it comes to the law, Amazon's 'marketplace' model may provide it with a certain legal immunity since the product was not part of its inventory.

Vijender Singh accused of disrespecting national flag after historic win over Kerry Hope
Sports

Vijender Singh accused of disrespecting national flag after historic win over Kerry Hope

Vijender Singh has come under fire three days after beating Kerry Hope, with a case being filed against him for 'insulting' the Indian national flag.

Modi signs the Tricolour: Has the PM run afoul of the Flag Code of India?
Politics

Modi signs the Tricolour: Has the PM run afoul of the Flag Code of India?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flag-autograph is not his first brush with controversy relating to the Indian Flag

LS polls: EC warns parties against dishonouring national flag
Politics

LS polls: EC warns parties against dishonouring national flag

Referring to a recent order of the Allahabad High Court, the Commission has written to all the recognised national and state parties asking them to ensure that there is no violation of the provisions of the Flag Code and various other Acts which seek to protect the national flag and the emblem from insult.

Tricolour upside down in Uzbekistan hotel during Ansari's visit
World

Tricolour upside down in Uzbekistan hotel during Ansari's visit

The error was pointed out to the Uzbek authorities, who immediately rectified it.