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Prithviraj Sukumaran tests negative for coronavirus, says will remain in precautionary self isolation for a week
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Prithviraj Sukumaran tests negative for coronavirus, says will remain in precautionary self isolation for a week

Prithviraj Sukumaran said that he will continue to remain in isolation for one more week to be "doubly sure"

Prithviraj Sukumaran tests positive for coronavirus during shoot of Dijo Jose Anthony's Jana Gana Mana
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Prithviraj Sukumaran tests positive for coronavirus during shoot of Dijo Jose Anthony's Jana Gana Mana

Prithviraj Sukumaran revealed that he is asymptomatic and is currently doing fine

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

Piano rendition of Jana Gana Mana crosses 77 mn views on YouTube, becomes most viewed national anthem
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Piano rendition of Jana Gana Mana crosses 77 mn views on YouTube, becomes most viewed national anthem

The Jana Gana Mana video is created by Mumbai-based pianist Shayan Italia and directed by Farhad Vijay Arora

A month after Supreme Court order, Maharashtra makes it optional for theatres to play National Anthem
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A month after Supreme Court order, Maharashtra makes it optional for theatres to play National Anthem

A month after the Supreme Court reversed its November 2016 order directing mandatory playing of the national anthem in theatres, the Maharashtra government has directed local administrations to follow suit

Supreme Court's constant back-and-forth on National Anthem order is a grand waste of its time
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Supreme Court's constant back-and-forth on National Anthem order is a grand waste of its time

Surely, surely, the lives of the citizens are more important than the patriotism they are mandated to show.

Delhi HC junks PIL to treat Vande Mataram on par with Jana Gana Mana
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Delhi HC junks PIL to treat Vande Mataram on par with Jana Gana Mana

A PIL seeking direction to treat the national song 'Vande Mataram', authored by poet Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, at par with the national anthem 'Jana Gana Mana' was on Tuesday dismissed by the Delhi High Court.

National Anthem: Forcing citizens to honour nation is greatest insult to India’s honour
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National Anthem: Forcing citizens to honour nation is greatest insult to India’s honour

What does it mean to love one's country? Tagore clearly loved his country. He loved it so much that he wrote a song called Bhārat Bhāgya Vidhātā in the year 1911 about an eternal charioteer guiding his country through the ages and dispensing it's destiny.

SC's National Anthem order raises questions about an individual's fundamental rights
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SC's National Anthem order raises questions about an individual's fundamental rights

Current laws don't force a person to stand up or sing the national anthem — case in point, this judgment of apex court in the case of Bijoe Emmanuel v. State of Kerala

Delhi HC seeks directions from government on playing of national anthem in cinema halls
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Delhi HC seeks directions from government on playing of national anthem in cinema halls

Delhi HC issued notice to the government on a plea for directions to make playing of the national anthem mandatory in all theatres before movie shows.

What NFL star Colin Kaepernick can teach Indians about patriotism, dissent
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What NFL star Colin Kaepernick can teach Indians about patriotism, dissent

According to the law in India, whoever intentionally prevents the singing of the national anthem or causes disturbances to any assembly engaged in such singing shall be punished. But if you're sitting peacefully can you truly cause disturbance?

BJP demands probe on the alleged ban on national anthem by a school in Allahabad
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BJP demands probe on the alleged ban on national anthem by a school in Allahabad

BJP on Sunday alleged that Samajwadi Party is pursuing vote bank politics and encouraging anti- national elements, and sought action against the management of a school in Allahabad for allegedly refusing to allow recital of the national anthem on the Independence Day

Don't be sure 'Jana Gana Mana' will remain national anthem forever: Sarkar
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Don't be sure 'Jana Gana Mana' will remain national anthem forever: Sarkar

Efforts are being made to change the country's national anthem and replace 'Jana Gana Mana' with 'Vande Mataram' as has been demanded by the right-wing groups, historian Tanika Sarkar said on Thursday.

Narendra Modi walks off as India's national anthem plays out abruptly in Russia
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Narendra Modi walks off as India's national anthem plays out abruptly in Russia

In an unusual incident, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was pulled back by a Russian official as he walked past the guard of honour accorded to him.

Song-Anthem confusion: President's function begins with Vande Mataram, not Jan Gan Mana
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Song-Anthem confusion: President's function begins with Vande Mataram, not Jan Gan Mana

In a goof up, a function to celebrate first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru's 125th birth anniversary, attended by President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday began with a vocal rendition of 'Vande Mataram' instead of customary playing of the National Anthem by a military or police band

Rabindranath Tagore experts, politicians hit out at Kalyan Singh for national anthem remarks
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Rabindranath Tagore experts, politicians hit out at Kalyan Singh for national anthem remarks

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Wednesday drew flak from Tagore experts, constitutional figures, academicians and politicians for seeking an amendment in the national anthem "Jana Gana Mana".

Flogging Jana Gana Mana: How Kalyan Singh dishonours history in the name of patriotism
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Flogging Jana Gana Mana: How Kalyan Singh dishonours history in the name of patriotism

Kalyan Singh used his bully pulpit as the Governor of Rajasthan to demand that Jana Gana Mana Adhinayaka Jaya He be replaced by Jana Gana Mana Mangala Jaya

Wanted: A more inspiring anthem than Jana Gana Mana
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Wanted: A more inspiring anthem than Jana Gana Mana

Jana Gana Mana is easy to learn. That's great for a national anthem. But it doesn't really say much. Tagore actually has another poem that's a lot more inspiring.

Jana Gana Mana: Why we won't stand for one version of our national anthem
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Jana Gana Mana: Why we won't stand for one version of our national anthem

The Maharashtra government has asked colleges and multiplexes to “maintain uniformity while broadcasting, playing or singing the national anthem”.

Docu on India's national anthem gets I-Day release
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Docu on India's national anthem gets I-Day release

National anthems worldwide often become ritualised with its adherents paying little attention to the words or their underlying meaning.