The incident of pulling down of the tricolour national flag at the national high commission created indifference between the British and the Indian governments. Despite a clear warning and inputs from the Indian government regarding the Khalistani's planned act, the British Government failed to provide security to Indians, residing in London, raising concerns. The tricolour incident which created rage amongst Indians may cause repercussions… read-more
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Mohammed Kasim HK, the general secretary of the Lakshadweep BJP, is the subject of a charge that Kavaratti Police filed against him on August 16 for allegedly disrespecting the national flag. On social media, the BJP politician is charged with posting images of himself and his wife holding the national flag upside down. The police requested his appearance after sending him a notice.
Marking the historic 75 years of Independence Day, on August 15, the Defence Forces of India are celebrating the 76th Independence Day. As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM), commemorative visits are being undertaken by Indian Navy ships to foreign ports on every continent (except Antarctica). Furthermore, the Indian Air Force also celebrates the event at air bases. Whereas, the Indian Army unfurled 75-foot Tiranga.
PM Narendra Modi hoisted the national flag at Red Fort, Delhi, on the occasion of the 76th Independence Day of India. On August 15, 2022, prior to hoisting the flag, PM Modi inspected the Guard of Honour, positioned directly in front of the National Flag across the moat below the ramparts. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, MoS for Defence Ajay… read-more
Odisha government has planned to give out 30 lakh national flags for free to commemorate the nation's 75th anniversary of independence. The official announcement said 30 lakh national flags created by the Mission Shakti women would be handed to the public. Government of India launched the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to remember and celebrate 75 years of… read-more
As part of the 75th anniversary of the country's independence, the Uttar Pradesh government plans to drape a total of 4.26 crore dwellings and 50 lakh government and non-government facilities in tricolor. As part of the "Har Ghar Tiranga" initiative to commemorate Amrit Mahotsav, the state government has already made 3.86 crore tricolors against a goal… read-more
Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao took a dig at the BJP-led Central Government for importing National tricolour flags from China. In a tweet, KTR said, "Slogan–Make In India. Reality–Import National flags from China for #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav. could not even plan flags for 75th Independence-Day when they knew it years ahead. Wah re Wah #atmanirbharbharat.” India couldn't meet the Har-Ghar-Tiranga campaign… read-more
Jawhar Sircar, the TMC leader and member of Rajya Sabha slammed PM Narendra Modi for the recently unveiled national emblem cast on the roof of the new Parliament building in New Delhi. On July 12, Sircar tweeted, two pictures drawing a comparison to the original Lion Capital of Ashoka and the latest Lions. He called it an insult to the national symbol and the majestic Ashokan Lions.
Days ahead of the Republic Day celebration, the Union Home Ministry in an advisory has requested people to avoid use of plastic-made flags. Directing state governments to ensure strict compliance of Flag Code of India, the order allowed only use of paper made flags and their disposal in private to maintain dignity. The advisory noted that a lack of awareness is seen among people about the provisions regarding "display of the national flag".… read-more
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