PIL filed against Bharat Ratna awardee Sachin Tendulkar for endorsing brands
PIL filed against Bharat Ratna awardee Sachin Tendulkar for endorsing brands

A Bhopal-based petitioner has filed a PIL demanding surrender of the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna by Sachin Tendulkar for continuing to appear in several TV Commercials.

Bharat Ratna for Dilip Kumar?
Bharat Ratna for Dilip Kumar?

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar may be considered by the Central Government for this year’s Bharat Ratna, reports suggest.

BJP hits back, says Rahul remarks seek to divide society

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for his utterances at an event to mark B R Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary, BJP on Tuesday said there is no place in society for "such controversial remarks that seek to divide society" and accused Congress of not giving the Dalit icon his due and instead insulting him.

Telugu Desam Party demands Bharat Ratna for NTR

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Thursday urged the central government to confer Bharat Ratna on its founder and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. T. Rama Rao.

TDP seeks Bharat Ratna for NTR

TDP on Thursday urged the Centre to confer the country's highest civilian honour, Bharat Ratna, on the party founder and former Chief Minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh N T Rama Rao.

Asaduddin Owaisi questions Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, BJP hits back at AIMIM chief
Asaduddin Owaisi questions Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, BJP hits back at AIMIM chief

In a statement which could generate controversy, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has questioned the conferring of Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, to former PM and one of BJP's tallest leaders, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Scientist CNR Rao conferred with Japan's highest civilian award

Eminent scientist CNR Rao was conferred with Japan's highest civilian award for his outstanding contributions to science and Indo-Japanese science coperation.

MP Sachin Tendulkar makes rare appearance in Parliament
MP Sachin Tendulkar makes rare appearance in Parliament

Cricket icon and Rajya Sabha member Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday made a rare appearance in Parliament on the first day of the new session of the Upper House.

Why Mother Teresa given Bharat Ratna before Ambedkar, asks RSS

After raising questions over Mother Teresa's charity work, RSS on Tuesday alleged that BR Ambedkar was ignored while she was given Bharat Ratna 10 years before him.

Issue stamps, gold coins on Ambedkar's birth anniversary: Cong MP

A Congress MP has demanded the Centre to issue a postage stamp and gold coins weighing five and 10 grams to commemorate 125th birth anniversary year of Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar falling on April 14.

Mayawati demands Bharat Ratna for Kanshi Ram

Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said social reformer Kanshi Ram should be awarded the Bharat Ratna for his contribution to the society.

J&K CM to revamp education sector to make it research-oriented

Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Wednesday said the education sector in Jammu and Kashmir will be totally revamped to make it more research-oriented saying "the state has all the required ingredients to become an elite knowledge society."

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Did Congress err in not conferring Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee? 

The moment Bharatiya Janata Party came to power at the Centre in May 2014, it was a given that the country’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna would be conferred to former prime minister of India and one of their tallest leaders, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Padma Awards: Madan Mohan Malaviya accorded Bharat Ratna

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna to freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya posthumously on Monday. The family of the noted educationist was present in the Rashtrapati Bhavan to receive the award.

Madan Mohan Malaviya posthumously awarded Bharat Ratna by President

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna to freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malviya posthumously on Monday.

Raman Singh congratulates Vajpayee on Bharat Ratna honour

 Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday congratulated former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on receiving Bharat Ratna.

Bateshwar jubilant on Vajpayee getting Bharat Ratna

Residents of Bateshwar, 70 km from Agra, where former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee spent his early childood, were jubilant on his getting the Bharat Ratna and celebrated with sweets.

Bharat Ratna: Vajpayee's ancestral village celebrates

Residents of Bateshwar, the ancestral village of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, burst into celebrations as the former prime minister was conferred with Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award.

Leaders hail Atal Bihari Vajpayee getting Bharat Ratna

Political leaders cutting across the party lines on Friday hailed conferment of Bharat Ratna, country's highest civilian honour, on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, saying it was a fitting recognition to the international icon, statesman and outstanding orator.