Beating Retreat
Opinion  /  Published 30.01.22

The Retreat, Beat

Abide With Me was dropped from this year’s Beating Retreat ceremony. But if the reason is non-Indianness, then the ceremony itself is something borrowed...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 29.01.22

Beating Retreat held at Vijay Chowk

This year, the government made the decision to interchange the hymn Abide with Me with the C Ramachandra composed, 'Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon'...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.01.22

Citizens’ voice for Abide With Me

A group of Hindustani classical artistes were setting to music a translation of the hymn in Hindustani under the direction of Ustad Arif Ali Khan of the Kairana gharana...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.01.22

Lawyer calls for hymn during Beating Retreat

Suranya Aiyar believes it is important to take a stand to oppose the Centre’s alleged attempt to 'rub out history'...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.01.22

Claiming Cleo: rewriting history

The claim that a nation born out of blood cannot comprehend the message of healing in 'Abide With Me' is an insult to national intelligence...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 24.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Will the 'Gates of Hell' be extinguished for good?

Readers write in from Mysore, Calcutta, Noida, Gaya, Ujjain, Kannur...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 23.01.22

Beating Retreat: Cong slams Modi

According to brochure 'Abide With Me' does not figure this year...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.01.22

Republic Day: Modi govt drops Christian hymn

The controversial move comes at a time a video tweeted from MyGovIndia has shown Indian naval personnel dancing to a song during the Republic Day parade rehearsals...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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