It was Karunanidhi who got Chief Ministers the right to unfurl Tricolour on I-Day
The South Asian Engagement Foundation is working with The Durst Organisation to light up the One World Trade Center’s 408 feet tall and 758-tonne spire as well as its podium in hues of the Indian tricolour on August 15th.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that several politicians and journalists had received threatening phone calls from alleged pro-Khalistani groups in the past 48 hours.
The four youths, who also uploaded a video of the act, have been booked for allegedly promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion.
Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on December 7 every year to honour soldiers who valiantly fought on the borders to safeguard the country's honour.
A large number of people, dressed in traditional Indian clothes and wearing masks, joined the celebration.
Jitendra Singh said, 'Shyama Prasad Mukherji sacrificed his life in PoK'
Union minister Smriti Irani’s criticism came hours after the Congress leader hit out at Islamabad for instigating violence in Jammu and Kashmir, his remarks being seen by the Opposition as a damage control exercise following reports that Pakistan had cited him in a petition to the United Nations.
Under Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir were permitted to have its own flag, which was red in colour with three equidistant white vertical stripes and a white plough.
As India gears up to celebrate its 72nd Independence Day on August 15 and paint the country in tricolour, chefs and fashion enthusiasts share their views on this growing trend
"The national flag represents the hopes and aspirations of the people of the country and hence should occupy a position of honour."
The outfit's state chief Dimpy Kohli said the time was not too far when the tricolour would be hoisted in PoK as well.
When the principal was about to hoist the flag, a man objected and asked him to remove his shoes before unfurling the tricolour.
Rajesh also alleged that the act was "intentional" and was aimed at creating provocation.
Defying orders of the district collector, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat hoisted the national flag in a Kerala school on the occasion of Independence Day today
Fishermen fishing from Kumari dam as it overflowing following heavy rain in Kanyakumari district.PTI Photo
Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is greeted by the officials on his arrival in Israel.PTI Photo
Commuters wade through amid heavy rain in Gurugram.PTI Photo
People play instruments during Kullu Dussehra, in Kullu.PTI Photo
BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh, in front of Vivekananda House in Kolkata.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates