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Politically influential people who lobby hard win Padma awards: Ramdev
Politically influential people who lobby hard win Padma awards: Ramdev

Months after responding to speculations and declining to be considered for Padma awards, yoga guru Ramdev on Saturday sparked a minor controversy by saying that a huge amount of canvassing goes behind the scenes of these national awards.

Names of Rajinikanth, Ramdev recommended for Padma awards 2015
Names of Rajinikanth, Ramdev recommended for Padma awards 2015

Superstar Rajinikanth, yoga teacher Ramdev, BJP leader and veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha were among the 1,793 prominent persons whose names were recommended for this year's Padma awards but ignored.

Padma awards be discontinued: Sachar

JD(U) president Sharad Yadav's controversial demand that Padma awards be discontinued has found support from Justice (retd) Rajindar Sachar, who had refused the honour in 2008.

Padma awards must be stopped: Sharad Yadav

After alleging that Padma awards are given to "dishonest" people, JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Monday stoked a fresh controversy by demanding that the practice be stopped as it "discriminates" against a vast majority of people.

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JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav's statement on Padma awards justified?

JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav made a controversial statement that only dishonest people get Padma Awards. How justified is the comment? Is there any truth in the statement? Watch today's debate on Taal Thok Ke.

JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav's statement on Padma awards justified? Part-2

JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav made a controversial statement that only dishonest people get Padma Awards. How justified is the comment? Is there any truth in the statement? Watch today's debate on Taal Thok Ke.

‘Padma Vibhushan’ Amitabh Bachchan thanks fans for love
‘Padma Vibhushan’ Amitabh Bachchan thanks fans for love

Hindi cinema veteran – Amitabh Bachchan – who was conferred with the Padma Vibhushan , Wednesday by President Pranab Mukherjee , is overwhelmed with the love and warmth people have bestowed on him.

Amitabh Bachchan conferred with Padma Vibhushan

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Prince Karim Aga Khan were among the eminent personalities awarded the Padma Vibhushan, country's second highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Mukherjee here on Wednesday.

Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan conferred with Padma Vibhushan
Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan conferred with Padma Vibhushan

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday conferred Padma Vibhushan on Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.

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.

Saif would be okay to return Padma, says wife Kareena Kapoor Khan
Saif would be okay to return Padma, says wife Kareena Kapoor Khan

Kareena Kapoor Khan , wife of actor Saif Ali Khan , broke her silence on the Padma award controversy. Reports suggest that while interacting with the media recently, Kareena said that Saif would happily return the honour conferred on him by the government of India.

Padma awards: Shah Rukh Khan, Kangana, Priyanka attend SLB's bash!
Padma awards: Shah Rukh Khan, Kangana, Priyanka attend SLB's bash!

Ace filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's (SLB) happiness knows no bounds, as the maverick director got named in this year's Padma Shri awardees list. In order to celebrate his success and happiness with Bollywood A-listers, SLB hosted a grand party, which was reportedly attended by 'badshah' Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranaut to name a few.

Padma awards 2015 announced: Advani, Amitabh among 104 awardees
Padma awards 2015 announced: Advani, Amitabh among 104 awardees

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday approved the conferment of Padma Awards to 104 person this year. The list of the awardees comprises of 9 Padma Vibhushan, 20 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri.

Ramdev, Sri Sri, L K Advani, Amitabh Bachchan likely to get Padma award: Sources

Days after honouring former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Bharat Ratna, the Narendra Modi-led BJP government is reportedly mulling to confer Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award in the country, on former deputy PM Lal Krishna Advani.

Advani, Amitabh, Ramdev, Rajinikanth may receive Padma awards on Republic Day
Advani, Amitabh, Ramdev, Rajinikanth may receive Padma awards on Republic Day

Days after honouring former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Bharat Ratna, the Narendra Modi-led BJP government is reportedly mulling to confer Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award in the country, on former deputy PM Lal Krishna Advani.

Mohanlal pips Mammootty in Padma awardee hopefuls' list
Mohanlal pips Mammootty in Padma awardee hopefuls' list

Superstar Mohanlal appears to have pipped arch on-screen rival Mammootty as he figures in the UDF-led Congress government's wishlist of Padma Bhushan awardees, a top government source said Monday.

First Muslim woman to enter civil services awarded Padma Shri

She broke the glass ceiling many a times, from being the first woman to enter any Class-I civil service to becoming the first IRS officer to be appointed a UPSC member and to being the only woman to have worked in the Central Narcotics Department.

President confers Padma awards

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Padma awards on several eminent personalities including industrialist Adi Godrej, Olympic medal winners Yogeshwar Dutt and Vijay Kumar, actor Nana Patekar and designer Ritu Kumar.