Tricolour

  • Odisha govt directs officials to prevent use of plastic flags 16-08-2013 08:46 PM

    In compliance with the order of Orissa High Court, the state government on Friday directed all authorities concerned to prevent use of National Flag made of plastic in conformity with the provisions as contained in the Flag Code of India, 2002, official sources said. The flag code provisions categorically said...
  • National flag hoisted upside down in Coimbatore collectorate 07-06-2013 03:58 PM

    Coimbatore: The national flag was on Friday found hoisted upside down atop the District Collectorate building in Coimbatore, causing embarrassment to the officials. Visitors to the collectorate in the morning were surprised to see the tri-colour flying upside down and brought it to the notice of some officials. As the...
  • Rehman Malik in India: Expect the unexpected

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    As Pakistani politicians go, Rehman Malik certainly stands out. A policeman who has made it up the ranks of a feudal political system, he was...

  • National flag mounted upside down on MP Dy Speaker's vehicle 09-12-2012 10:05 PM

    Seoni: The national flag was found allegedly mounted upside down on the official vehicle of Madhya Pradesh Assembly Deputy Speaker Harvansh Singh when he arrived for a public function in Seoni on Sunday, officials said. Singh had come to take part in the public information campaign of the Centre's Bharat...
  • T'puram to soon hoist mammoth tricolour 14-11-2011 08:46 AM

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The tallest flag mast in the country to hoistthe mammoth national flagto be installed at the entrance ofthe Kanakakkunnu Palace here has been brought to the city. The 65-metre long stainless steel flagpole will carry a national flag 72 feet long and 48 feet wide atop. The spokesman of...
  • Will shut down the blog, warns Anna Hazare 05-11-2011 06:52 PM

    New Delhi: After his former official blogger Raju Parulekar hit out at key members of his team, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare said he had never signed the letter that Parulekar has now revealed and claimed that crores of rupees are being spent to discredit his campaign. Anna's former blogger Raju...
  • Sachin, Sania in trouble for insulting Tricolour 23-05-2011 07:15 PM

    Madurai: A petition was on Monday filed in the Madras High Court bench here, seeking action against sportstars Sachin Tendulkar and Sania Mirza and two others for "insulting" the national flag. Petitioner B Stalin sought a direction to register the cases against the four under the Prevention of Insults to...
  • The Last Word: Media coverage of BJP's Ekta Yatra 28-01-2011 10:42 PM

    In 'The Last Word', Karan Thapar discusses with a panel of experts how media covered the BJP's 'Ekta Yatra'. ...
  • Thirteen BJP activists arrested in Jammu 27-01-2011 05:22 PM

    Jammu: Thirteen activists of BJP and its youth wing Bharatiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) have been arrested in connection with the attack on cavalcade of Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather in Jammu. The BJP and BJYM activists were taken into custody from various places in the city,...
  • BJP 'sorry' for hoisting Tricolour upside down 27-01-2011 10:19 AM

    Bhubaneswar: The BJP on Wednesday tendered unconditional apology for hoisting the national flag upside down during Republic Day celebrations here. "We are sorry for the incident. The person who tied the flag should have made proper check before hoisting of the Tricolour," party's senior leader and former minister B B...
  • Tiranga yatra blocked; Jaitley, Sushma arrested 25-01-2011 08:57 PM

    New Delhi: Amid high drama, three senior BJP leaders including Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj were arrested at the Lakhanpur border of Jammu and Kashmir. The BJP leaders said that the Omar Abdullah government had panicked and bowed to separatists in the state. Sushma Swaraj, LK Advani and Anurag Thakur...
  • BJP determined to hoist tricolour in Srinagar 23-01-2011 08:54 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP has hit back at the Prime Minister for calling its plans to hoist the flag at Lal Chowk in Srinagar as divisive. Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley pointed out that while advocacy of sedition by separatists gathered in Delhi is passed off as right to expression,...
  • BJP claims govt tried to sabotage the yatra 23-01-2011 03:39 PM

    BJP secretary Satish Sharma, incharge of the Ekta Yatra, says Congress tried to sabotage the plan. ...
  • Cong speaks Omar's words on BJP's R-Day plans 23-01-2011 12:22 AM

    New Delhi: Backing the measures of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to deal with the march of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing to Srinagar, the Congress said on Saturday that the state administration was fully empowered to deal with the situation. "Whosoever from any quarter, irrespective of...
  • BJP workers pour into Jammu, yatra to continue 22-01-2011 07:18 AM

    Jammu: A day after the Jammu and Kashmir government officially stated it would not allow Bharatiya Janta Patry's Ekta Yatra in the state, the law minister reiterated they are willing to go to any extend to maintain order in the state. Despite the strict warning, the BJP workers are defiant...
  • Should BJP abort flag hoisting plan in Srinagar? 21-01-2011 12:16 AM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, should BJP abort its plan to hoist the national flag in Srinagar on Republic Day? ...
  • J&K Govt not to allow flag-hoisting by BJP 20-01-2011 07:49 PM

    Jammu: Ahead of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) plan to hoist the national flag at the historic Lal Chowk in Srinagar on the upcoming Republic Day, the Jammu and Kashmir government said on Thursday that it would not allow any "programme which has the potential of vitiating the peaceful atmosphere in...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Omar Abdullah 19-01-2011 10:44 PM

    How the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister plans to deal with the BJP's move to hoist the Tricolour in Srinagar on Jan 25. ...
  • Omar, HM discuss BJP's plan to hoist Tricolour 19-01-2011 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Days ahead of the BJP's plan to hoist the Tricolour on Republic Day at Lal Chowk in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir Chief minister Omar Abdullah met Home minister P Chidambaram in the capital on Wednesday. Omar Abdullah met Chidambaram and Congress President Sonia Gandhi and raised concerns over...
  • Don't hoist Indian flag in Srinagar: Omar to BJP 14-01-2011 10:48 AM

    Srinagar: In the run up to Republic Day, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah renewed his appeal to the BJP of not hoisting the Tricolour in Srinagar. Meanwhile, BJP has started its 'ekta yatra' and has said that it is going to hoist a flag at Lal Chowk on...
  • Indian flag placed upside down at Indo-Pak meet 26-06-2010 12:56 PM

    During Home Minister P Chidambaram's meeting with his Pakistani counterpart, Indian flag was seen to be placed upside down. ...
  • Govt gets Tricolour upside down in publicity ad 29-01-2008 02:51 PM

    Basseterre: Pakistan romped to a series-leveling victory against West Indies in the second cricket Test 17 minutes before lunch on the final day at Warner Park on Tuesday. West Indies, overnight 130-5 and chasing an improbable target of 427, was bowled out for 230. Off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, later named man...
  • Jamaat-e-Islami protests Tricolour at madrassas 26-01-2008 12:03 PM

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has set up a three-member committee to investigate the Zulqarnain Haider fiasco after the runaway wicket-keeper returned home from London last month. Haider had deserted the national team midway through an one-day series against South Africa the in Dubai last November and sought asylum in...
  • Sania gets court notice for disrespect to Tricolour 09-01-2008 10:14 PM

    New Delhi: Television news channels on Tuesday decided to desist from accessing ongoing cricket world cup venues including Mohali and covering press conferences and practice sessions in the wake of ICC barring them from these events for alleged violation of media guidelines. In a statement, the News Broadcasters Association said...
  • The tricolour is this man's constant companion 31-08-2007 05:44 PM

    Dr Karan teaches students the significance of the national flag. ...
  • Moral police runs after Mandira again 10-05-2007 12:47 AM

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  • Morality brigade out against Mandira 29-04-2007 07:48 PM

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  • After sari, Mandira's tattoo 'forgiven' 29-04-2007 03:00 PM

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