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.

President confers Bharat Ratna on Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his home
President confers Bharat Ratna on Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his home

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was on Friday conferred with the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Mukherjee in a brief ceremony at his home here attended by the country's leadership.

DNA: India's loss at ICC World Cup 2015 celebrated by some in Srinagar

India's loss at ICC World Cup 2015 was celebrated in Srinagar by some.
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Uma Bharti expresses happiness over Vajpayee receiving Bharat Ratna

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Friday expressed happiness over former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee receiving the Bharat Ratna.

Digvijay Singh greets Atal Bihari Vajpayee on receiving Bharat Ratna

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday congratulated former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee after he was honoured with the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honour.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthplace Gwalior erupts in joy and celebrations

Gwalior, the birthplace of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee erupted in joy and celebrations on Friday after he was awarded the Bharat Ratna.