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  • nitish pitches for bharat ratna to lohia karpoori thakur

    Nitish pitches for Bharat Ratna to Lohia, Karpoori Thakur

    Politics | August 12, 2014 17:46 IST

    Patna: Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today proposed that socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia and former Bihar Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur be considered for Bharat Ratna for their contribution to the country.  Conferring the highest

  • home ministry recommends dhyan chand for bharat ratna

    Home ministry recommends Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna

    Hockey | August 12, 2014 15:06 IST

    New Delhi:  The home ministry Tuesday recommended the name of legendary hockey player late Dhyan Chand for the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in the country.Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju informed

  • sc denies petition seeking details of netaji s disappearance

    SC denies petition seeking details of Netaji's disappearance

    India | August 12, 2014 11:43 IST

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hold an immediate hearing on a petition seeking directions to the government to furnish details on the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.While declining to

  • tarun gogoi for bharat ratna to bhupen hazarika

    Tarun Gogoi for Bharat Ratna to Bhupen Hazarika

    Politics | August 11, 2014 20:50 IST

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to honour the state's cultural icon Dr Bhupen Hazarika with the Bharat Ratna.The Chief Minister, in a letter to the Prime Minister, requested

  • netaji kin do not want bharat ratna for the freedom fighter

    Netaji kin do not want Bharat Ratna for the freedom fighter

    Politics | August 10, 2014 21:50 IST

    Kolkata: Amidst speculation that India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna may be conferred on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, a majority of his family members today disapproved of the idea and instead demanded that the mystery

  • bharat ratna for vajpayee netaji

    Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee, Netaji?

    Politics | August 10, 2014 16:22 IST

    New Delhi: Speculation is rife that former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose may be named for the country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna.The speculation has been fuelled by the Home

  • not sachin tendulkar dhyanchand was the first choice for

    Not Sachin Tendulkar, Dhyanchand was the first choice for Bharat Ratna

    Cricket | July 30, 2014 9:58 IST

    New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was not the first choice for the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna with which he was honored this year. Major Dhyanchand, another sports legend who mesmerized hockey fans all

  • kcr roots for bharat ratna for ex pm rao on his birthday

    KCR roots for Bharat Ratna for ex-PM Rao on his birthday

    India | June 28, 2014 15:03 IST

    Hyderabad: Rich tributes were paid to former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao on his 93rd birth anniversary today.Governor E S L Narasimhan, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, a host of Ministers, MPs, MLAs

  • manohar parrikar slams tendulkar to justify mlas brazil

    Manohar Parrikar slams Tendulkar to justify MLAs' Brazil junket

    Politics | June 13, 2014 13:35 IST

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has slammed Bharat Ratna awardee Sachin Tendulkar to justify a Rs.89 lakh junket for six legislators, including three ministers, to witness the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.Parrikar Thursday backed

  • tdp demands bharat ratna for late nt rama rao

    TDP demands 'Bharat Ratna' for late NT Rama Rao

    India | May 28, 2014 16:25 IST

    Hyderabad: Paying tributes to its founder-president and former Chief Minister N T Rama Rao on his 91st birth anniversary, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) today urged the Centre to confer Bharat Ratna, the country's highest

  • bismillah s crumbling birthplace testimony to broken

    Bismillah's crumbling birthplace: Testimony to broken promises in Bihar

    Politics | April 15, 2014 18:41 IST

    Dumraon (Bihar): Jawaharlal Nehru had invited him to play at Delhi's Red Fort on India's Independence Day on Aug 15, 1947. The Indian government conferred on him its highest civilain award - the Bharat Ratna.

  • eminent scientist c.n.r. rao conferred with bharat ratna

    Eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao conferred with Bharat Ratna

    India | February 04, 2014 15:55 IST

    New Delhi: Eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao was Tuesday conferred with the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.Rao joined the list of 41

  • will continue to bat for india says bharat ratna sachin

    Will continue to bat for India, says Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar

    Cricket | February 04, 2014 14:20 IST

    New Delhi: Iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said that he will “continue to bat for India” in all spheres of life in his endeavour to bring smile on the faces of the common people.“I

  • sachin dedicates his bharat ratna to his mother all indian

    Sachin dedicates his Bharat Ratna to his mother, all Indian mothers

    Cricket | February 04, 2014 13:29 IST

    New Delhi: Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar today said he would like to dedicate his Bharat Ratna to his mother and all Indian mothers who sacrifice their wishes and aspirations for their children to help realize

  • live reporting god of cricket sachin tendulkar gets bharat

    Live Reporting: God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar gets Bharat Ratna

    Cricket | February 04, 2014 13:33 IST

    New Delhi: At a glittering ceremony in the chandeliered hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar was conferred India's highest civilian honour the Bharat Ratna.Tendulkar, alongwith eminent scientist CNR Rao were conferred the Bharat

  • sachin tendulkar gets bharat ratna the highest civilian

    Sachin Tendulkar gets Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award

    Cricket | February 04, 2014 13:23 IST

    New Delhi: Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar Tuesday was conferred the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.In a glittering ceremony at the Durbar Hall, the president bestwowed

  • fans to rally for bharat ratna for dhyan chand

    Fans to rally for Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand

    Hockey | January 06, 2014 19:26 IST

    New Delhi: New Delhi-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Hockey Citizen Group (HCG) will hold a public rally here Wednesday to urge the government to award India's highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - to legendary

  • court reserves order on sachin tendulkar bharat ratna

    Court reserves order on Sachin Tendulkar Bharat Ratna

    Cricket | November 25, 2013 21:11 IST

    Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Monday reserved its order on a PIL challenging the award of Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.The petition filed by IPS official

  • give bharat ratna to dhyan chand madan lal

    Give Bharat Ratna to Dhyan Chand: Madan Lal

    Cricket | November 24, 2013 16:00 IST

    Agra: Former India cricketer Madan Lal feels it is an opportune time to award the nation's highest civilian honour  the Bharat Ratna  to hockey legend Dhyan Chand.The government announced last week that batting great Sachin

  • i am proud i played with bharat ratna sachin anil kumble

    I am proud I played with Bharat Ratna Sachin: Anil Kumble

    Cricket | November 22, 2013 16:24 IST

    Bangaluru: Former India captain Anil Kumble on Wednesday said that he was proud of having played with Sachin Tendulkar who was recently conferred with the Bharat Ratna."I am extremely proud that I played with the