Subramanian Swamy pleads for Bharat Ratna to Rajapaksa

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi that his government confer Bharat Ratna on Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa under whose leadership the LTTE was eliminated.

'Swachh Bharat' should go along with healthy individual: Sachin
'Swachh Bharat' should go along with healthy individual: Sachin

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday called for taking forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi's resolve of a 'Swachh Bharat' as he said that clean surroundings should be complemented with the creation of a healthy individual.

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet urges Centre to confer Bharat Ratna on NTR

The Andhra Pradesh cabinet adopted a resolution on Wednesday, requesting the Government of India to confer the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on the late AP Chief Minister NT Rama Rao.

Sachin Tendulkar named for Giants International Awards
Sachin Tendulkar named for Giants International Awards

Cricket maestro and Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood danseuse Helen are among this year's Giants International awardees, according to an announcement here Tuesday.

Modi greets nation on Engineers' Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted people on Engineers' Day, saying engineers play an anchoring role in the making of a nation.

Chitra Singh wants Bharat Ratna for late Jagjit Singh
Chitra Singh wants Bharat Ratna for late Jagjit Singh

 Ghazal singer Chitra Singh, who is fighting a lone battle to get her husband and late ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh the Bharat Ratna, says he deserves the country's highest civilian honour.

Nurturing a scientific mind

India cannot become a global power in science unless it improves the quality of research, says professor CNR Rao, Bharat Ratna awardee in an interview with Sanchayan Bhattacharjee.

Karunanidhi writes to President, PM, seeking Bharat Ratna for CN Annadurai

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Sunday wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking conferment of "Bharat Ratna" for party founder and Dravidian idealogue CN Annadurai.

Artist seeks 100 signatures on Sachin portrait

Painter Venkatesh Kandunoori is on a mission - to collect signatures of important people on a large sized celebratory sketch of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

RJD MP seeks Bharat Ratna for Lohia, JP, Karpoori, Kanshi Ram

RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav again demanded Bharat Ratna for veteran socialists leaders Rammanohar Lohia, Jayprakash Narayan, Karpoori Thakur and Dalit leader Kanshi Ram for their work for uplifting of the downtrodden.

I too deserve Bharat Ratna, hope to get it in lifetime: Balbir Singh

With Major Dhyan Chand`s name finally being nominated for the Bharat Ratna, another hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr feels going by his achievements he too deserves the country`s highest civilian award and hopes to get the recognition in his lifetime.

Demand in Lok Sabha for Bharat Ratna to JP, Lohia, Bhagat Singh

Lok Sabha members Wednesday demanded Bharat Ratna awards for socialist leaders Jaiprakash Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia, Kanshi Ram and Karpoori Thakur and for freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh and Chandra Shekhar Azad.

Milkha Singh delighted as Dhyan Chand recommended for Bharat Ratna

India`s legendary athlete Milkha Singh Tuesday was delighted with the news of hockey wizard late Dhyan Chand being recommended for the Bharat Ratna, India`s highest civilian award.

Nitish pitches for Bharat Ratna to Lohia, Karpoori Thakur

Nitish Kumar on Tuesday proposed that socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia and former Bihar Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur be considered for Bharat Ratna for their contribution to the country.

Home Ministry recommends Major Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna: Kiren Rijiju

Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Tuesday informed Lok Sabha that the Union Home Ministry has sent recommendation for Bharat Ratna for late Major Dhyan Chand to the PMO, after receiving recommendations from several quarters.

Shiv Sena flays Justice Katju over anti-Sachin remarks

Attacking Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju for his reported remarks about conferring Bharat Ratna on cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, Shiv Sena today questioned the work done by the media watchdog under his stewardship.

SC denies petition seeking details of Netaji`s disappearance

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hold an immediate hearing on a petition seeking directions to the government to furnish details on the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

Forward Bloc demands declassification of files on Netaji

The Forward Bloc, a party founded by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on Monday objected to the Centre`s reported move to confer Bharat Ratna on the freedom fighter, saying it would `mitigate` his stature and demanded declassification of secret files on him.

RPI-A demands Bharat Ratna for Jyotiba Phule

Amidst heightened speculations over nominations for Bharat Ratna, NDA ally in Maharashtra RPI-A demanded that social reformer Jyotiba Phule be conferred the country`s highest civilian award.

Shiv Sena for Bharat Ratna to Savarkar

Amid speculations that former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose may be named for Bharat Ratna, Shiv Sena today made a strong pitch for bestowing the country`s highest civilian award on Swatantryaveer Savarkar too.