Bharat Ratna

PM Modi meets Pranab Mukherjee, seeks his blessings

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday called on former president and veteran Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee to seek his bless...Read More

Bhayandar: MBMC hospital may shut shop

Bhayandar: MBMC hospital may shut shop

Bhayandar: The Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) run-Bharat Ratna Late Pandit Bhimsen Joshi (Tembha) Hospital is now staring at...Read More

Maharashtra Budget Session: Assembly congratulates ex-President Pranab Mukherjee

Maharashtra Budget Session: Assembly congratulates ex-President Pranab Mukherjee

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Assembly on Wednesday congratulated former president Pranab Mukherjee and social activist Nanaji Deshmukh on bein...Read More

Tej Hazarika: ‘Tremendous honour to receive Bharat Ratna on my father’s behalf’

New York: Tej Hazarika, the son of famed Assamese singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, has said that he has been invited by the Indian govern...Read More

Bhupen Hazarika’s son agrees to receive Bharat Ratna on behalf of father

Bhupen Hazarika’s son agrees to receive Bharat Ratna on behalf of father

New Delhi: Tej Hazarika, son of the iconic Assamese singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, has now decided to receive the Bharat Ratna on behal...Read More

Bhopal: BJP, Congress demand Bharat Ratna for Jain monk Acharya Vidyasagar Maharaj

Bhopal: BJP, Congress demand Bharat Ratna for Jain monk Acharya Vidyasagar Maharaj

Bhopal: BJP and Congress have unanimously demanded the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna for the spiritual leader of Jain community Ach...Read More

Citizenship Bill undermines ‘documented position’ of Bhupen Hazarika, says son Tez amid Bharat Ratna row

Guwahati: Taking a swipe at the BJP, legendary Assamese singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika’s son Tez Hazarika said on Monday his father’s na...Read More

Legendary Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika’s family divided over over whether to accept Bharat Ratna or not

Legendary Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika’s family divided over over whether to accept Bharat Ratna or not

Guwahati: In a major embarrassment which could have political repercussions, legendary Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika’s family has repor...Read More

FIR against Assamese singer Zubeen Garg for ‘disrespecting’ Bharat Ratna

FIR against Assamese singer Zubeen Garg for ‘disrespecting’ Bharat Ratna

An FIR has been filed against Assamese singer Zubeen Garg on Sunday for allegedly ‘disrespecting’ the Bharat Ratna. The FIR has been file...Read More

Shiv Sena hits out at Modi government for not honouring Veer Savarkar with Bharat Ratna

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Monday said it is “unfortunate” that the icon of the country’s freedom struggle Veer Savarkar has been neglected...Read More

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

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

Kalyan (Maharashtra: Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, was conferred on B R Ambedkar out of compulsion and not by heart, sai...Read More

Mother Teresa can get Bharat Ratna because she was Christian, but seers can’t because they are Hindus: Ramdev

Mother Teresa can get Bharat Ratna because she was Christian, but seers can’t because they are Hindus: Ramdev

New Delhi: Yoga teacher Ramdev has given a new dimension to the Bharat Ratna controversy by pointing out that in the 70 years since Indep...Read More

Bharat Ratna for Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika, Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh and singer Bhupen Hazarika were on Friday confe...Read More

Gandhi family conferred Bharat Ratna on themselves, says Smriti Irani after Congress chief’s dig at PM Modi

Gandhi family conferred Bharat Ratna on themselves, says Smriti Irani after Congress chief’s dig at PM Modi

New Delhi: Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi after his dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for receiving the Philip Kotler Presidential award,...Read More

Delhi Assembly clarifies: No mention of Bharat Ratna withdrawal in resolution

Delhi Assembly clarifies: No mention of Bharat Ratna withdrawal in resolution

New Delhi: The Delhi Assembly on Monday released an official bulletin to clarify that the resolution adopted on the anti-Sikh riots by th...Read More

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

New Delhi: Congress Delhi Chief Ajay Maken on Friday slammed AAP for tabling a resolution seeking to strip off of former prime minister R...Read More

Ujjain: Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Smriti Anubhuti Udhyan

Ujjain: Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Smriti Anubhuti Udhyan

Nation’s first garden for disabled persons Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Smriti Anubhuti Udhyan- established near Smihastha fair offi...Read More

Engineers’ role in nation building is extremely vital, says PM Narendra Modi

Engineers’ role in nation building is extremely vital, says PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid his tribute to Bharat Ratna M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary and greeted...Read More

AIADMK pitches for honouring Jayalalithaa with Bharat Ratna

Chennai (Tamil Nadu): Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Thursday pressed for conferring Bharat Ratna to the late suprem...Read More

DMK to hold meet to condole Karunanidhi’s death on Aug 14, TN Congress backs demand for Bharat Ratna

DMK to hold meet to condole Karunanidhi’s death on Aug 14, TN Congress backs demand for Bharat Ratna

Chennai: The DMK on Friday said a meeting of its executive committee will be held on August 14 to condole the death of party president M ...Read More

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