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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

Pranab Mukherjee, Bhupen Hazarika & Nanaji Deshmukh get Bharat Ratna

The Bharat Ratna will be conferred after a gap of four years.

26 Jan 2019 2:07 AM

Sikh protestors deface Rajiv Chowk signboard in Delhi’s Connaught Place

Protestors, comprising both men and women, demanded that Rajiv Chowk be renamed after Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

26 Dec 2018 5:21 PM

AAP claims office attacked by Youth Congress over Rajiv Gandhi’s Bharat Ratna issue

Gopal Rai said that Congress is ‘guilty’ of anti-Sikh riots in 1984.

24 Dec 2018 5:42 PM

Like Kim Jong-un, Mamata kills those who speak against her: Giriraj Singh

‘West Bengal is the only state in the country where there is no place for democracy,’ says BJP leader Giriraj Singh.

24 Dec 2018 5:33 PM


Ajay Maken slams AAP over resolution to revoke Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna

This came after AAP MLA Alka Lamba protested against the resolution to strip off former PM Rajiv Gandhi of Bharat Ratna honour.

22 Dec 2018 2:26 PM

Confer Bharat Ratna on Mamata: TMC MP

He had then observed that Ms Banerjee’s photograph should be kept in every household across the country.

10 Nov 2018 1:15 AM

Nearly 50K nominations for Padma Awards

The process for filing nominations for the Padma Awards was made online in 2016 with help of a simple, accessible and secure online platform.

12 Oct 2018 1:06 AM

DMK demands Bharat Ratna for Karunanidhi at General Council meet

A resolution was moved by DMK lawmaker Trichy Siva and was unanimously adopted at party’s General Council meeting.

28 Aug 2018 12:31 PM

Centre trying to fulfill BR Ambedkar's dream of prosperous nation: Modi

PM Modi said Congress did not allow the functioning of Parliament to avoid giving constitutional status to the OBC Commission.

10 May 2018 1:08 PM


Field Marshal KM Cariappa must get Bharat Ratna: Son

The current Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, recommended Bharat Ratna for my father, but the Congress turns around, says KC Cariappa.

16 Feb 2018 6:06 AM

Time to recommend Field Marshal KM Cariappa for Bharat Ratna: Bipin Rawat

Field Marshal Kodandera Madappa Cariappa was the first Indian commander-in-chief of the Indian Army.

04 Nov 2017 1:59 PM

‘BJP rewriting history by adopting leaders’

Opp. criticism came on a day the govt marked Vallabhbhai Patels’ birth anniversary.

01 Nov 2017 2:24 AM

Duping innocent people in my name is very painful for me, says Lata Mangeshkar

Lata came to know of the fraudulence only when a friend informed her.

26 Sep 2017 12:20 AM

CNR Rao chosen for international honour for materials research

The award includes a cash prize, trophy and a diploma.

23 Sep 2017 6:38 PM