Patriotism

  • Lata Mangeshkar recounts the making of 'Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon' 27-01-2014 11:17 PM

    As the patriotic song, 'Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon' turns 50 on Monday, Bharat Ratna awradee Lata Mangeshkar recounts how she recorded the song. The song written by Kavi 'Pradeep' and composed by C Ramachandra went on to become one of the most popular patriotic songs for Indians in the...
  • 'Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon' turns 50, Lata Mangeshkar relives memories 27-01-2014 04:16 PM

    As the patriotic song, 'Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon' turns 50 on Monday, Bharat Ratna awradee Lata Mangeshkar relives memories of singing the iconic song with CNN-IBN. The song written by Kavi 'Pradeep' and composed by C Ramachandra went on to become one of the most popular patriotic songs for...
  • What caused the death of long lasting patriotic Bollywood songs 26-01-2014 03:59 PM

    New Delhi: Timeless Bollywood songs like 'Mera Rang De Basanti Chola', 'Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon', 'Mere Desh Ki Dharti' and 'Kar Chale Hum Fidaa Jaan-O-Tan Saathiyon' have still not found their parallel in the 100 years of cinema. We automatically think Manoj Kumar or Bajraj Sahni when it comes...
  • Manipur celebrates 'Patriots Day' 13-08-2013 12:04 PM

    Manipur celebrates 'Patriots Day' on Tuesday, 13, to commemorate the 1891 Anglo-Manipuri war during which scores of people sacrificed their lives to safeguard the independence of the state. Several functions were held in the state capital where Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh, his Cabinet colleagues and senior officials placed wreaths...
  • Google ordered to comply with FBI's warrantless customer data demands 01-06-2013 01:11 PM

    San Francisco: A US federal judge has ruled that Google must comply with the FBI's warrantless demands for customer data, rejecting the company's argument that the government's practice of issuing so-called national security letters to telecommunication companies, Internet service providers, banks and others was unconstitutional and unnecessary. FBI counter-terrorism agents...
  • Japan deploys anti-missiles in Tokyo to counter North Korean threat 09-04-2013 08:26 PM

    New Delhi: Japan has deployed missile interceptors in key locations around Tokyo as a precaution against possible North Korean ballistic missile tests. The Patriot missiles were deployed at Japan's defence ministry headquarters and at bases farther away from central Tokyo. North Korea is believed to have moved ballistic missiles to...
  • Book review: 'Patriots and Partisans' 15-02-2013 01:03 PM

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  • Ramachandra Guha on his new book 'Patriots and Partisans' 20-11-2012 11:01 PM

    Eminent historian Ramachandra Guha speaks about his new book 'Patriots and Partisans', which was launched on Tuesday. ...
  • Finland seizes Patriot missiles headed for China 22-12-2011 12:51 PM

    Helsinki: Finnish authorities on Wednesday impounded 160 tons of explosives and 69 surface-to-air missiles found on a British-flagged cargo ship ultimately destined for Shanghai, China, officials said. The M/S Thor Liberty sailed from the north German port of Emden on December 13 and two days later docked in Kotka, southern...
  • Drunk Fashion Week models mock patriotic songs 13-10-2011 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: A section of the audience comprising models jeered while patriotic songs were being played out at Fashion Week on Tuesday. Khadi clad models on the ramp, patriotic songs like Saare Jahan Se Achcha in the background and jeering audience. That's the gist of the finale show by James...
  • Sufi singer renders a patriotic number on I-Day 15-08-2011 08:10 AM

    As India celebrates its 65th Independence Day here's Sufi singer Zila Khan rendering a patriotic number. ...
  • Prakash Jha uses a Gujarati hymn in 'Aarakshan' 30-05-2011 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: After using the tune of the patriotic song "Vande mataram" in a song in his political thriller Raajneeti, Prakash Jha is now set to use the rhythm of Gujarati hymn "Vaishnav jan to" in his forthcoming issue-based movie Aarakshan. "It has been great. Almost done with the spotting....
  • Obama writes history with autopen 28-05-2011 12:35 PM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has made history by using an autopen - an automatic signing machine - from an ocean away to sign a legislation into law hours before expiry. And stirred a new controversy. Originally, there had been a plan in place to have a White House aide...
  • Celebrate Republic Day with patriotic melodies 27-01-2011 11:16 AM

    We bring to you some of the most popular Bollywood patriotic songs. ...
  • History of nationalism in Indian cinema 26-01-2011 08:38 AM

    New Delhi: Nationalism in Hindi cinema has come a long way since the 1940s and 50s. Film's like 'Naya Daur' and 'Anand Math' during the era carried the message of patriotism with the dreams and hopes of building a new India. Though nation building was the mission, freedom struggle provided...
  • India Rocks: Bollywood and patriotism 16-08-2010 04:33 PM

    Be it movies or songs, patriotism has always been a part of Indian film industry. Take a look at all the time-hit patriotic songs. ...
  • Patriotism lesson no fun for MP kids 23-05-2007 03:15 PM

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  • Quiz: Test your patriotism quotient 10-05-2007 06:05 PM

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