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.

President Pranab Mukherjee confers 2013 Padma awards

Former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid and Olympic bronze-medallist, boxer Mary Kom, received the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian honour in the country.

Plea in court for guidelines on Padma awards

An activist moved the Allahabad High Court seeking formation of a national selection committee to frame guidelines for the country`s highest civilian awards.

No north-south bias in Padma awards: Narayanaswamy

Government on Sunday rejected noted playback singer S Janaki`s claim that artistes from south were generally neglected in Padma awards.

UP ignored in Padma awards, says Ram Gopal Yadav

Senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav Saturday alleged that UP had been repeatedly ignored while deciding on the recipients of Padma awards.

Jaya hits out at Centre for not honouring veteran

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said, a day would come when she will have a stronger say in such matters, hinting at her role in national politics.

Dharmendra, Shabana conferred Padma awards

Leading media personalities, film stars, industrialists, retired civil servants and educationists were conferred the prestigious Padma awards here Wednesday.

President confers Padma awards

Late cartoonist Mario Miranda,
actors Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi, top mathematician M S
Raghunathan, former Chief Vigilance Commissioner N Vittal and
industry leader B Muthuraman were among those conferred the
Padma awards.

Padma awards late for Priyadarsan, Mira, Shabana, Dharmendra?

For most of their friends in the film industry, the Padma Shri for the prolific director Priyadarsan and the Padma Bhushan for illustrious actress Shabana Azmi, veteran actor Dharmendra and acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair have come a little late. But they are happy and content.

Awards galore for family, Shabana delighted

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi is delighted to see her family on an award-winning spree. While she has been conferred the prestigious Padma Bhushan, her step-children Zoya and Farhan Akhtar’s ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ is sweeping award functions.

Padma Bhushan great, but late for dad: Ahana Deol

Ahana Deol is delighted with the news that her father has been named to receive the prestigious Padma Bhushan this year.

Padma award has come at the right time: Priyadarsan

Acclaimed film director Priyadarsan Wednesday said he was elated on hearing that he has been awarded Padma Shri, and added that the honour has "come at the right time".

Shashi Kapoor, Montek Singh conferred Padma awards

India`s first woman photographer
Homai Vyarawalla, yesteryear
actor Shashi Kapoor and Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia
were among those who were conferred the Padma awards on Friday.

President confers Padma awards

President Pratibha Patil gave away the Padma awards at a function attended by Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

Padma awards: Deshmukh govt recommended Keshub Mahindra`s name

The Congress-NCP government in
Maharashtra had recommended the name of industrialist Keshub
Mahindra for Padma awards in 2002 despite his being an accused
in the Bhopal gas leak case.