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Bharat Ratna

Kejriwal writes to PM Modi, seeks Bharat Ratna for Indian doctors

He also stressed that if necessary, changes should be made in rules so that the medical community can be awarded the highest civilian award

04 Jul 2021 3:34 PM

Sena MP Rajendra Gavit reiterates Bharat Ratna for Savarkar

The NCP and Congress had demanded that the Shiv Sena set aside its Hindutva agenda if it wanted to join hands with them to form the state government.

22 Nov 2019 3:22 AM

Manish Tewari urges PM Modi to confer Bharat Ratna to Bhagat Singh, others

Earlier, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi also vouched to confer Bharat Ratna of the patriots.

26 Oct 2019 11:59 AM

Savarkar a national icon? BJP’s new poll trick

After Chhatrapati Shivaji, Savarkar occupies the highest position on the list of Maharashtra’s icons.

19 Oct 2019 4:37 AM

Had it not been for Savarkar, 1857 rebellion wouldn't have been history: Amit Shah

The Union Home Minister remembered Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and thanked him for setting up the BHU.

17 Oct 2019 2:19 PM


Instead of Savarkar, govt should confer Bharat Ratna to Godse: Manish Tiwari

Earlier on Wednesday, Congress leader Rashid Alvi had also lashed out at the BJP for proposing to confer Bharat Ratna on Veer Savarkar.

17 Oct 2019 8:33 AM

Bharat Ratna row: Prasad hits back at Cong with family jibe

Prasad justified the highest civilian honour for Savarkar and said that he was a patriot who spent 11 years of his life in the Andaman jail.

17 Oct 2019 1:34 AM

‘Search’ for Hazarika’s Bharat Ratna in Assam

Indicating that Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal had invited Mr Tej for a meeting on Wednesday, sources said that he rejected the invitation.

18 Aug 2019 7:24 AM

PM Modi congratulates Pranab Mukherjee on receiving Bharat Ratna

Mukherjee expressed his gratitude to Rashtrapati Bhawan and people of the nation for bestowing the Bharat Ratna on him.

09 Aug 2019 12:39 PM

Gandhi family skips Pranab Mukherjee's Bharat Ratna award function

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh too was not seen at the ceremony.

09 Aug 2019 8:53 AM


Pranab Mukherjee felicitated with Bharat Ratna by President Kovind

Mukherjee was greeted on receiving the accolade by PM Modi, Vice President Naidu and slew of other leaders who were present at ceremony.

08 Aug 2019 7:46 PM

Pranab Mukherjee to be awarded Bharat Ratna today

The other Presidents, who had been conferred the Bharat Ratna include Dr S Radhakrishnan, Rajendra Prasad, Zakir Hussain and V V Giri.

08 Aug 2019 9:33 AM

Will be 'honour' to receive Bharat Ratna on my father's behalf: Hazarika's son

Tej said it is 'tremendous honour for me and my family to be invited' by Indian govt to accept 'Bharat Ratna' on behalf of his late father.

16 Feb 2019 3:49 PM

Differences in Bhupen Hazarika’s family on whether to accept Bharat Ratna or not

'I am of the view that Bhupen deserved Bharat Ratna, which he should have been conferred upon a long time back,' says Samar Hazarika.

12 Feb 2019 11:00 AM

Kumaraswamy bats for Bharat Ratna for Siddaganga seer

This is seen as a bid to woo the politically and numerically strong Lingayat community in Karnataka ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

31 Jan 2019 5:24 PM


‘Savarkar didn’t get Bharat Ratna even in Modi era’

Sena has been demanding the Bharat Ratna for Savarkar, who was jailed in the Andamans during freedom struggle.

29 Jan 2019 1:45 AM

Sena hits out at Modi govt for not honouring Savarkar with Bharat Ratna

The BJP was pitching hard for the Bharat Ratna for Savarkar when it was in opposition.

28 Jan 2019 12:07 PM

Ambedkar given Bharat Ratna out of compulsion, not by heart: Owaisi

Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, was conferred on B R Ambedkar out of compulsion and not by heart

28 Jan 2019 9:29 AM

‘Disappointing’: Mallikarjun Kharge on no Bharat Ratna for Karnataka Seer

Kharge accused the BJP, RSS and the Central forces of trying to destabilise Karnataka before the coming Lok Sabha elections.

27 Jan 2019 12:04 PM

Assam welcomes Ratna for Hazarika, minister slams Congress

Hazarika was honoured with the highest civilian award of the country more than seven years after his death.

27 Jan 2019 2:52 AM