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  • Rahul Gandhi shown black flags in Mangalore 04-04-2014 07:23 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was shown black flags on Friday while he was campaigning in Mangalore in Karnataka. In Mangalore, Rahul hit out BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his remarks that public should make him their 'chowkidaar' (guard). He also said that the BJP is dividing the...
  • Kejriwal shown black flags at rally in east Delhi's Gandhi Nagar 02-04-2014 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal was shown black flags while he was in East Delhi's Gandhi Nagar area. Kejriwal was holding a road show for the party's East Delhi Lok Sabha candidate, Rajmohan Gandhi. At the rally, Kejriwal denied reports that he was set to join the Bharatiya Janata...
  • Kejriwal shown black flags during roadshow in Faridabad 22-03-2014 11:18 AM

    Faridabad: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal was shown black flags by some local residents in Faridabad as he kicked off his two-day Haryana roadshow from the city this morning. Kejriwal along with AAP candidate Purushotam Dagar of Faridabad Lok Sabha seat began his roadshow from Sector 37 market. When Kejriwal along...
  • Youths show black flags to Shatrughan Sinha, beaten up 21-03-2014 05:36 PM

    Black flags were shown at BJP candidate from the Patna Saheb, Shatrughan Sinha on Friday by a group of youths who were beaten up by the actor-politician's supporters. A few youths claiming themselves to members of NGO "Lokhit Vikas Manch" waved black flags at Sinha at Kargil Chowk as he...
  • Arvind Kejriwal's convoy shown black flags in Agra 03-03-2014 03:55 PM

    Agra: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, who is on a three-day roadshow in Uttar Pradesh, was on Monday shown black flags in Agra. On Sunday, Kejriwal addressed a rally in Kanpur and lashed out at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying there was no Modi wave in the...
  • India completes Olympic return with Sochi flag raising 16-02-2014 03:22 PM

    Sochi, Russia: India completed its return to the Olympic family on Sunday when its flag was hoisted at the Sochi Games, five days after the International Olympic Committee lifted its suspension on the Southeast Asian nation. India had been banned since December 2012 after elections at its Olympic association (IOA)...
  • Google quotes the Olympic Charter, posts a protest Winter Olympics doodle in gay pride colours 07-02-2014 06:34 AM

    New Delhi: "The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practising sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play." On the day the the Sochi 2014 Winter...
  • AJSU workers detained for attempting to show black flag to CM 04-02-2014 08:48 AM

    Nine AJSU party activists were on Monday rounded up at Sonari area in Jamshedpur while attempting to show black flags to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren. The Chief Minister, who along with his father JMM supremo Sibu Soren, was in the city to take part in rituals after the death...
  • Racism and rage: The new age Indian customs & manners

    |  Jayshree Misra Tripathi
    We will celebrate India's 65th Republic Day on Sunday, here in a foreign land. The flag-hoisting ceremony will be held in the morning, hopefully with...

  • Rahul Gandhi shown black flags in his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi 22-01-2014 07:17 PM

    Amethi: In a huge embarrassment for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, the members of Bhartiya Kisan Union showed him black flags during his visit to Amethi on Wednesday. It is Rahul's first visit to his Lok Sabha constituency after being promoted as the party's election campaign chief. Rahul Gandhi is...
  • BJP Yuva Morcha activists greet PM with black flags 04-01-2014 03:21 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The BJP Yuva Morcha activists tried to wave black flag at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at Chackai in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday. The PM was on his way from Technopark in the capital city to Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, when the workers tried to move towards the PM's vehicle raising slogans...
  • My govt committed to army's welfare: Akhilesh Yadav 07-12-2013 08:43 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief MinisterAkhilesh Yadav on Saturday said in Lucknow that his government was committed to thewelfare of armymen.Army officers pinned a flag on Akhilesh's shirt on theoccasion of the Armed Forces Flag Day. The Chief Minister also made a contribution to theArmed Forces Flag Day Fund. ...
  • District Sainik Board celebrates Flag Day 07-12-2013 10:46 AM

    District Sainik Board on Saturday celebrated Flag Day, with hundreds of people gathering to commemorate bravery and supreme sacrifices of the soldiers and to collect fund from people for the welfare of armed forces personnel in Noida. District Magistrate Hira Lal Gupta appealed to the public to contribute liberally for...
  • Pakistan shows white flags along border, no flag meeting 28-10-2013 10:30 PM

    Pakistan, on Monday, displayed white flags along the International Border (IB) in Samba sector possibly as a mark for having peace but it did not respond to calls for a flag meeting between border guards to de-escalate tensions. There were two white flags displayed from two different border villages along...
  • Boxer Mary Kom to wave chequered flag at Indian GP 2013 24-10-2013 06:44 PM

    Greater Noida: Olympic bronze medallist boxer MC Mary Kom will wave the chequered flag in the 2013 Indian Grand Prix to be held at the Buddh International Circuit on Sunday. According to sources in the Jaypee Group, the organisers of the race, Mary Kom has given her consent to do...
  • Case against Anna Hazare for showing 'disrespect' to national flag 18-08-2013 02:59 AM

    A local court on Saturday directed the police to register a case against social activist Anna Hazare for allegedly showing disrespect to the National Flag during his visit to Jaunpur on July 29. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narendra Bahadur Prasad directed the Line Bazar police to register the case and probe...
  • 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...
  • Four police officers suspended for 'dishonouring' national flag 27-07-2013 12:54 AM

    Four police officers were suspended on Friday for dishonouring national flag at Kolkata Police headquarters Kolkata, a senior police officer said. Four assistant sub-inspectors of Kolkata's police armed battalion were suspended for dishonouring the national flag, he said. The national flag got torn due to some reason and the officers...
  • Chinese troops had crossed LAC in Ladakh: Army sources 21-07-2013 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: Army sources have confirmed an intrusion by Chinese troops on July 16-17 in the Daulat Beg Oldi Sector in eastern Ladakh last week. The intrusion took place at roughly the same place where the 20-day face off with Chinese troops took place in April. "Intrusion did occur by...
  • 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...
  • Bhiwandi: Protestors greet Sharad Pawar with black flags 19-05-2013 10:55 PM

    Thane: Union Agriculture Minister and NCP Chief Sharad Pawar was greeted with black flags by the Congress, the Shiv Sena, the SP and the BSP workers to protest wastage of water by the civic corporation in Thane on Sunday in Bhiwandi. Pawar inaugurated the Bhiwandi-Nizampur City Municipal Corporation's new administrative...
  • Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit faces protest over water scarcity 13-04-2013 03:55 AM

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday faced angry protesters who showed black flags to her over scarcity of water in Kapashera area in South West Delhi. The protesters were supported by BJP MLA from Palam Dharam Deo Solanki who accused Dikshit of not providing water to the people...
  • The Last Word: Has India's Pakistan policy failed to deliver? 14-01-2013 10:16 PM

    There seems to be no end to the frosty relations between India and Pakistan following the skirmishes at the LoC in J&K and the killing of soldiers in the firing from both the sides. ...
  • News 360: India protests ceasefire violation, Pak in denial 14-01-2013 09:08 PM

    India on Monday protested the beheading of its soldier at a flag meeting of brigade commanders in Poonch. ...