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  • president could travel to vajpayee s residence to present

    President could travel to Vajpayee's residence to present him the Bharat Ratna

    India | Mar 13, 2015, 08:05 PM IST

    Sources say President Pranab Mukherjee is likely to visit former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's residence on March 27 to confer him Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour of the country.“It is quite likely that

  • modi govt has not come out with anything on science says c

    Modi govt has not come out with anything on science, says C N R Rao

    India | Feb 09, 2015, 11:00 PM IST

    Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is talking “too much” on development but his government has not come out with anything on science so far, Bharat Ratna and renowned scientist C N R Rao today said

  • mamata banerjee feels big b deserves bharat ratna

    Mamata Banerjee feels Big B deserves Bharat Ratna

    Bollywood | Jan 26, 2015, 05:46 PM IST

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said actor Amitabh Bachchan - who was been conferred the Padma Vibhushan - was a legend and he deserved a Bharat Ratna."The Padma Vibhushan to Amitabh Bachchan

  • mamata banerjee demands bharat ratna for big b

    Mamata Banerjee demands Bharat Ratna for Big B

    Politics | Jan 26, 2015, 02:08 PM IST

    New Delhi: Trinammol Congress (TMC) supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today demanded Bharat Ratna, country's highest civilian award, for Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan.She said that conferring Padma Vibhushan on the megastar is

  • dhyan chand should have got bharat ratna first milkha

    Dhyan Chand should have got Bharat Ratna first: Milkha

    Other Sports | Jan 11, 2015, 04:58 PM IST

    New Delhi: Legendary athlete Milkha Singh today said hockey wizard Dhyan Chand should have been the first sportspersons to be conferred with the country's highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna."Dhyan Chand should have got Bharat Ratna

  • at a glance five bharat ratnas produced by the eternal city

    At a glance: Five 'Bharat Ratnas' produced by the eternal city 'Varanasi'

    India | Jan 15, 2015, 01:31 PM IST

    Varanasi: Varanasi, situated on the banks of the River Ganga, doesn't need any introduction. One of the oldest cities of India, Varanasi is said to be older than Rome.The eternal city is considered the cradle

  • advani ramdev to get padma awards

    Advani, Ramdev to get Padma awards?

    India | Jan 06, 2015, 01:45 PM IST

    New Delhi: Former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani may soon get Padma Vibhushan, country's second highest civilian award, according to some media reports.These reports suggest that Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's name  is also being considered

  • discrimination against dalits in giving bharat ratna

    Discrimination against Dalits in giving Bharat Ratna: Mayawati

    Politics | Jan 03, 2015, 04:35 PM IST

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati today charged the NDA government with discriminating against Dalit icons like Kanshi Ram while awarding Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Madan Mohan Malviya.  She also attacked the Narendra Modi

  • godse s temple should come up in every district azam khan

    Godse's temple should come up in every district: Azam Khan

    Politics | Dec 31, 2014, 04:36 PM IST

    Kanpur: In sarcastic comments Samajwadi party leader Azam Khan today took on outfits demanding construction of a temple dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse,saying such temple should be constructed in every state.  “The temple

  • dhyan chand deserves bharat ratna milkha singh

    Dhyan Chand deserves Bharat Ratna: Milkha Singh

    Other Sports | Dec 28, 2014, 07:51 AM IST

    Chandigarh: While reiterating that Major Dhyan Chand should be conferred the Bharat Ratna, legendary athlete Milkha Singh conveyed his congratulations to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late freedom fighter-educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya

  • netaji subhash chandra bose misses bharat ratna following

    Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose misses Bharat Ratna following family objection

    India | Dec 27, 2014, 10:39 AM IST

    New Delhi: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose could have been awarded country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna this year, along with Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya and former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.The centre government, which was actively

  • dmk chief hails decision to confer bharat ratna on vajpayee

    DMK chief hails decision to confer Bharat Ratna on Vajpayee

    Politics | Dec 25, 2014, 01:44 PM IST

    Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi today welcomed the Centre's decision to confer Bharat Ratna on former Prime Minister A B Vajpayee and demanded that the honour also be conferred on Dravidian veteran E V Ramasamy,

  • atal bihari vajpayee a giant in indian politics

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A giant in Indian politics

    Politics | Dec 25, 2014, 07:34 AM IST

    New Delhi: In the six decades he was in electoral politics, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, awarded the Bharat Ratna on Wednesday, catapulted from one who lost one election after another to a colossus who eventually became

  • b town vajpayee malaviya truly bharat ratna

    B-Town: Vajpayee, Malaviya truly 'Bharat Ratna'

    Bollywood | Dec 25, 2014, 11:54 AM IST

    Mumbai: The Hindi film fraterntity Wednesday lauded the Bharat Ratna being conferred on former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late freedom fighter-educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya. While melody queen Lata Mangeshkar called them 'gems

  • congress welcomes bharat ratna to vajpayee rakes up

    Congress welcomes Bharat Ratna to Vajpayee, rakes up 'rajdharma' remark

    Politics | Dec 24, 2014, 10:20 PM IST

    New Delhi: The Congress Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to confer Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, on former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, but raked up the "rajdharma" remark he made after the Godhra

  • historian ramachandra guha says giving bharat ratna to

    Historian Ramachandra Guha says, giving Bharat Ratna to Malaviya is a mistake

    India | Jan 03, 2015, 06:29 PM IST

    New Delhi: Noted historian Ramachandra Guha has described the government's decision to confer Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, to Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, founder of Benares Hindu University, "a mistake".Guha tweeted: "Giving Vajpayee

  • political leaders hail bharat ratna for malviya vajpayee

    Political leaders hail Bharat Ratna for Malviya, Vajpayee

    Politics | Dec 24, 2014, 07:52 PM IST

    New Delhi: Political leaders cutting across party lines today welcomed government's decision to confer Bharat Ratna on freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malviya and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.Vajpayee's long-time political colleague L K Advani

  • emotional advani hails bharat ratna for vajpayee

    Emotional Advani hails Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee

    Politics | Dec 24, 2014, 04:17 PM IST

    New Delhi: BJP veteran L K Advani today became emotional as he hailed the announcement of Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee with whom he has shared over five decades of close relationship.Describing Vajpayee as

  • at a glance all bharat ratna awardees since 1954

    At a glance: All Bharat Ratna awardees since 1954

    India | Jan 06, 2015, 10:46 AM IST

    New Delhi: Following is the list of Bharat Ratna winners:Atal Bihari Vajpayee - Announced today, yet to be conferredPandit Madan Mohan Malviya- Announced today, yet to be conferredREAD MORE: Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

  • bharat ratna to malviya atal pm modi says fitting

    Bharat Ratna to Malviya, Atal: PM Modi says 'fitting recognition'

    Politics | Dec 24, 2014, 01:55 PM IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the conferment of Bharat Ratna on Madan Mohan Malviya and Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a "fitting recognition" of the services of the "illustrious stalwarts" to the nation."Bharat