Bharat Ratna

Army Chief calls for Bharat Ratna for Field Marshal Cariappa

"We stand proud because of his leadership and I think very aptly brought out, the time has also come to recommend Field Marshal Cariappa for Bharat Ratna," the Army Chief said.

Nov 04, 2017, 21:34 PM IST
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat wants Bharat Ratna for late Field Marshal Kodandera Madappa Cariappa

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat wants Bharat Ratna for late Field Marshal Kodandera Madappa Cariappa

Field Marshal Kodandera Madappa Cariappa led Indian forces on the Western Front during the 1947 Indo-Pakistani War.

Nov 04, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
Bharat Ratna for hockey wizard: Olympian Ashok Kumar hails Sports Ministry's effort for recognising Dhyan Chand

Bharat Ratna for hockey wizard: Olympian Ashok Kumar hails Sports Ministry's effort for recognising Dhyan Chand

Kumar's reaction came after the Sports Minister Vijay Goel wrote to the Prime Minister's Office, requesting Bharat Ratna for the late Dhyan Chand.

Jun 08, 2017, 19:21 PM IST
Sports Ministry writes to Prime Minister's Office, requests Bharat Ratna for hockey legend Dhyan Chand

Sports Ministry writes to Prime Minister's Office, requests Bharat Ratna for hockey legend Dhyan Chand

Hockey legend Dhyan Chand helped India win three gold medals at the Olympics.

Jun 07, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray demands 'Bharat Ratna' for Veer Savarkar

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray demands 'Bharat Ratna' for Veer Savarkar

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray wants Bharat Ratna award for freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

Apr 24, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
Haven't run any official campaign regarding Bharat Ratna: RSS on Dalai Lama's candidature

Haven't run any official campaign regarding Bharat Ratna: RSS on Dalai Lama's candidature

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Sunday denied running any official campaign regarding Bharat Ratna.

Apr 09, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Campaign launched to demand Bharat Ratna for the Dalai Lama

Campaign launched to demand Bharat Ratna for the Dalai Lama

The Rashtriya Syawamsevak Sangh (RSS) has launched a campaign for awarding Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honour to Nobel Laureate and Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

Apr 08, 2017, 19:42 PM IST

AIADMK seeks 'Bharat Ratna' for Jayalalithaa

AIADMK today asked the government to confer India's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna to former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa.

Feb 02, 2017, 14:21 PM IST

Lalu Prasad demands Bharat Ratna for Karpoori Thakur

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday sought the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, for late veteran socialist leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur.

Jan 24, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

No other university in India as national as BHU: Professor CNR Rao

Eminent scientist and recipient of Bharat Ratna Prof CNR Rao on Monday said there is no other University in the country which is as national as the Banaras Hindu University and that it should be provided more resources and financial help to encourage "better research" works.

Jan 16, 2017, 21:57 PM IST
Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa: Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam arrives in Delhi to meet PM Narendra Modi

Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa: Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam arrives in Delhi to meet PM Narendra Modi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will meet PM Narendra Modi on Monday to with a demand to bestow the Bharat Ratna on former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

Dec 19, 2016, 08:50 AM IST
O Paneerselvam to meet PM Modi on Monday, recommend Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa

O Paneerselvam to meet PM Modi on Monday, recommend Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam is all set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the national capital on Monday and relay the details of the damages caused by cyclone Vardah in the state. 

Dec 18, 2016, 16:52 PM IST
Subramanian Swamy demands Bharat Ratna for Ashok Singhal

Subramanian Swamy demands Bharat Ratna for Ashok Singhal

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday favoured conferring of Bharat Ratna award on former VHP leader Ashok Singhal posthumously.

Nov 16, 2016, 16:33 PM IST

Dalai Lama deserves Bharat Ratna, says ex-Himachal CM

The Dalai Lama fled to India in 1959 after fleeing a Chinese crackdown in Lhasa.

Nov 02, 2016, 16:17 PM IST
Birthday special: Top 10 Lata Mangeshkar's compositions that will make you fall in love again!

Birthday special: Top 10 Lata Mangeshkar's compositions that will make you fall in love again!

The legendary 'Bharat Ratna' awarded singer, who started singing at a tender age of 13 has turned 87 years old. Lata Mangeshkar rose to fame during the 1950s for her compositions in epic Bollywood films like 'Mother India', 'Devdas', 'Uran Khatola', Deedar to name a few. Especially, her song 'Aayega Aayega' from 'Mahal' is still revered as one of the best. 

Sep 28, 2016, 12:29 PM IST
Narendra Modi wishes Lata Mangeshkar on 87th birthday!

Narendra Modi wishes Lata Mangeshkar on 87th birthday!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Lata Mangeshkar on her 87th birthday!

Sep 28, 2016, 10:45 AM IST
Remembering Bharat Ratna MS Subbulakshmi on her birth centenary

Remembering Bharat Ratna MS Subbulakshmi on her birth centenary

MS Subbulakshmi was also the first Indian to perform at the United Nations General Assembly in October 1966.

Sep 16, 2016, 13:47 PM IST
Dhyan Chand should have got Bharat Ratna ahead of Sachin Tendulkar, says former greats

Dhyan Chand should have got Bharat Ratna ahead of Sachin Tendulkar, says former greats

The clamour for the award to Dhyan Chand has resurfaced after he missed out on the honour in 2013 when Tendulkar was chosen for the country's highest civillian honour ahead of the hockey legend.

Aug 28, 2016, 19:17 PM IST
UN to issue stamp to mark Bharat Ratna MS Subbulakshmi's birth centenary

UN to issue stamp to mark Bharat Ratna MS Subbulakshmi's birth centenary

The UN Postal Administration will issue the stamp to mark Subbulakshmi's birth centenary, India's Permanent Mission to the UN said in a press statement.

Aug 12, 2016, 10:46 AM IST
After Sachin Tendulkar, now 'Bharat Ratna' demand for Virat Kohli

After Sachin Tendulkar, now 'Bharat Ratna' demand for Virat Kohli

Bharat Ratna is India's highest civilian honour.

Jun 25, 2016, 12:10 PM IST