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  • bhu students demand bharat ratna for varsity founder

    BHU students demand Bharat Ratna for varsity founder

    India | November 21, 2013 20:30 IST

    Varanasi: A large number of students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and ABVP activists today took out a march, demanding Bharat Ratna for the varsity founder, Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya.During the march from the university

  • bharat ratna to sachin speaks of laxity pil

    Bharat Ratna to Sachin speaks of laxity: PIL

    India | November 21, 2013 18:13 IST

    Lucknow: A petition challenging the awarding of Bharat Ratna to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was filed in the Allahabad High Court today.The PIL, filed before the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court by IPS officer

  • competing demands result in shortchange in some sectors

    Competing demands result in shortchange in some sectors: Finance Minister

    November 19, 2013 23:52 IST

    Mumbai: Against the backdrop of Bharat Ratna nominee CNR Rao's outburst over inadequate funding for science, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said competing demands from various departments do result in some sector getting short-changed.“If the

  • bestow bharat ratna on major dhyan chand hockey india chief

    Bestow Bharat Ratna on Major Dhyan Chand : Hockey India chief

    Hockey | November 19, 2013 22:41 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Demand for honouring Dhyan Chand with Bharat Ratna got louder today with Hockey India League asking the government to confer the country's highest civilian award to the hockey wizard."We welcome the Bharat Ratna for

  • case filed against pm tendulkar on bharat ratna award

    Case filed against PM, Tendulkar on Bharat Ratna award

    India | November 19, 2013 17:25 IST

    Muzaffarpur (Bihar): A case was today filed in a local court here challenging the selection of Sachin Tendulkar for Bharat Ratna and charging the Prime Minister and Union Home Minister with hurting peoples' sentiments.The iconic

  • centre a bit hasty in awarding bharat ratna to sachin cpm

    Centre a bit hasty in awarding Bharat Ratna to Sachin: CPM

    Politics | November 19, 2013 17:10 IST

    Indore: Senior CPM leader Mohammad Salim today said the Centre showed a little haste in awarding Bharat Ratna to master-blaster Sachin Tendulkar.However, the issue should not be dragged into the political arena, he stressed.“As far

  • farooq nitish want bharat ratna for vajpayee

    Farooq, Nitish want Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee

    India | November 18, 2013 20:37 IST

    Patna: The clamour for Bharat Ratna for former Premier Atal Bihari Vajpayee grew louder today with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a former BJP ally, as well as Union Minister Faroq Abdullah backing the saffron

  • sachin deserved bharat ratna but what about other legendary

    Sachin deserved Bharat Ratna, but what about other legendary sportspersons?

    Cricket | November 19, 2013 17:45 IST

    New Delhi: In a country where emotions rule over logics, if today one dares to questions the greatness of legend cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who will be conferred with Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian  award, in

  • bharat ratna cnr rao calls politicians idiots

    Bharat Ratna CNR Rao calls politicians idiots

    India | November 17, 2013 21:48 IST

    Bangalore: Venting out the dissatisfaction in the scientific community over "inadequate" funding, Bharat Ratna awardee and eminent scientist CNR Rao today had an angry outburst as he called politicians "idiots" for giving them "so little".Addressing

  • tendulkar dedicates bharat ratna to all mothers

    Tendulkar dedicates Bharat Ratna to all mothers

    Cricket | November 17, 2013 18:49 IST

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar Sunday dedicated to all the mothers in India -- and especially his own mother, Rajni Tendulkar -- the Bharat Ratna he was awarded for his 24-year service to cricket."I'm humbled and honoured

  • bharat ratna to sachin comes not a day too early says lata

    Bharat Ratna to Sachin comes not a day too early, says Lata Mangeshkar

    Cricket | November 17, 2013 15:54 IST

    Mumbai: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will be awarded the Bharat Ratna and legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar, who was accorded the country's top-most civilian honour in 2001, couldn't contain her joy and excitement on hearing

  • karnataka chief minister hails bharat ratna awardee rao

    Karnataka chief minister hails Bharat Ratna awardee Rao

    India | November 17, 2013 7:05 IST

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Saturday congratulated scientist C.N.R. Rao for becoming the latest recipient of the nation's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna."Both (batting maestro) Sachin Tendulkar and Rao are truly Bharat Ratnas. It

  • know bharat ratna c.n.r rao scientist par excellence

    Know Bharat Ratna C.N.R Rao, scientist par excellence

    India | November 17, 2013 6:48 IST

    Bangalore: Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao, 79, who was Saturday conferred the country's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, has been chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh since 2005.The Bangalore-born Rao

  • sonia congratulates tendulkar on being conferred bharat

    Sonia congratulates Tendulkar on being conferred Bharat Ratna

    India | November 16, 2013 20:55 IST

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today congratulated Sachin Tendulkar on being chosen for the Bharat Ratna, describing him as an youth icon and a role model for sportspersons.“Sachin is one of the greatest youth

  • bcci congratulates sachin for getting bharat ratna

    BCCI congratulates Sachin for getting Bharat Ratna

    Cricket | November 16, 2013 19:00 IST

    Mumbai: The Board Cricket for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday welcomed the Indian government's decision to bestow Sachin Tendulkar with the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honour."Sachin Tendulkar is an inspirational figure, and a

  • nation hails sachin tendulkar on getting bharat ratna

    Nation hails Sachin Tendulkar on getting Bharat Ratna

    Cricket | November 16, 2013 17:56 IST

    New Delhi/Mumbai/Hyderabad: The nation today hailed the timely announcement of Bharat Ratna to cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist Prof C N R Rao.While Sachin Tendulkar bid adieu to cricket at an emotional farewell

  • a look at bharat ratna sachin tendulkar s farewell speech

    A look at Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar's farewell speech

    Cricket | November 16, 2013 17:20 IST

    Mumbai: On 16th of November 2013, after exactly 24 years and a day, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar bid adieu to international cricket. All cricket lovers especially Indian cricket fans became emotional the moment the last

  • bharat ratna for prof cnr rao and sachin tendulkar

    Bharat Ratna for Prof CNR Rao and Sachin Tendulkar

    India | November 16, 2013 16:54 IST

    New Delhi: The Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award is being conferred on eminent scientist Prof C.N.R.Rao and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar. Prof. C.N.R. Rao is an eminent scientist and a well recognized international authority

  • pm may recommend sachin tendulkar s name for bharat ratna

    PM may recommend Sachin Tendulkar's name for Bharat Ratna

    Cricket | November 15, 2013 14:17 IST

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, in view of nationwide adulation for its cricket idol Sachin Tendulkar, may recommend his name to the President Pranab Mukherjee for bestowing the nation's highest civilian honour,

  • chandan mitra regrets asking for return of bharat ratna

    Chandan Mitra regrets asking for return of Bharat Ratna from Amartya Sen

    Politics | July 26, 2013 16:35 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 26:  In the eye of a storm over his remarks that Bharat Ratna should be taken back from Amartya Sen, BJP MP Chandan Mitra today expressed regret over them, saying he “oversaid