Expressing dissatisfaction over the number of people from South India figuring in the Padma awards list for 2013, southern playback singer Sreeramamurthy Janaki Friday refused to accept Padma Bhushan award announced for her on the eve of 64th Republic Day.
Jaspal Bhatti, the genial sardar who not just brought on a smile but also provoked introspection with his biting wit and satire, has been posthumously named Padma Bhushan honour on the eve of 64th Republic Day.
The Supreme Court said
contemptuous remarks against the judiciary will weaken the
institution, though it was not averse to bonafide expression
of opinion on corruption and its shortcomings if made with
Forensic analysis of the CD
allegedly involving former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan has said that the conversations in
the audio file examined "could not have been tampered" with as
alleged by civil society activists.