Vande Mataram is a Bengali poem written by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in 1870s, which he included in his 1882 novel Anandamath. The poem was composed into song by Rabindranath Tagore. The first two verses of the song were adopted as the National Song of India in October 1937 by the Congress Working Committee prior to the end of colonial rule in August 1947.
The plea, filed by BJP leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, has sought that 'Vande Mataram', written by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, be given the same respect as the national anthem -- 'Jana Gana.. IndiaTimes - Published
The two actors-turned-politicians could not take oath as Nusrat Jahan recently got married to businessman Nikhil Jain and Chakraborty also attended the ceremony in Turkey. As soon as the House met for.. IndiaTimes - Published
Taking off from where they had left on Monday, BJP MPs shouted "Jai Shri Ram" every time an opposition member prepared to take oath. TMC MPs countered with slogans of "Jai Hind", "Jai Bengal" and "Jai.. IndiaTimes - Published
The presiding officer directed that no slogans will go on record. While many BJP MPs ended their oath with chants of 'Bharat mata ki jai' and Jai Shri Ram, Samajwadi Party MP from Sambhal Shafiqur.. IndiaTimes - Published
The postcard war started between BJP and TMC following Bengal CM Banerjee's reaction to people chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' at her convoy in North 24 Parganas district. Then BJP pledged to send one lakh.. IndiaTimes - Published