The Morning Wrap: BCCI Asked To Pay 500 Crore To Kerala IPL Team; Rajasthan Governor Finds National Anthem Too British For Taste

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Former Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and ex-Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh waits for his vehicle outside the Parliament in New Delhi on July 2, 2009.The budget session of parliament began on a stormy note with opposition members staging angry protests over the hike in petrol and diesel prices. During the second session of 15 Lok Sabha Railway budget is to be presented on July 3 and the Union budget on July 6. AFP PHOTO/Prakash SINGH (Photo credit should read PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)

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Sixty five years after becoming India's national anthem, Rajasthan governor Kalyan Singh has objected to the word 'adhinayake' in the national anthem, as it glorifies India's previous British rulers.

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