Will recognise those who miss out India`s top awards: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said her government will continue to recognise the contributions of artistes, literati and sportspersons from the state who are often sidelined for coveted honours like the Padma Shri or Padma Bhushan.

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.

Paes conferred Padma Bhushan

Ace tennis player Leander Paes was conferred India`s third highest civilian honour - the Padma Bhushan - by President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here Saturday.

President confers Padma awards to 56 distinguished personalities

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday presented Padma awards to 56 distinguished personalities including actor Paresh Rawal, ace tennis player Leander Paes and author Ruskin Bond.

Odisha candidate barred from using Padma Shri as title

Dilip Tirkey, a former member of the Indian hockey team who is contesting from Sundergarh Lok Sabha constituency on a Biju Janata Dal ticket, has been barred from using the Padma Shri award as a title in his campaign, an official said Tuesday.

Vidya receives Padma Shri

The unconventional beauty of Bollywood, `Vidya Balan` received one of the highest award of honorary in the country for her phenomenal achievement in the industry.

Limba lodges FIR against his one-time student

Olympian archer Limba Ram was allegedly duped of Rs 5 lakh by his student who also took away his Padma Shri certificate in the name of opening an archery academy in Hanumangarh.

The hard times worth the journey: Wendell Rodricks on Padma Shri

Wendell Rodricks, who has been named for the Padma Shri, feels humbled with the felicitation and says that the hard work he has put in now seems worth the journey.

Agriculture scientist happy with Padma Shri

Agricultural scientist Ajay Kumar Parida Sunday said he was "professionally and personally"

Siddhartha Mukherjee calls Padma Shri award `a great honour`

Indian-born American physician, scientist and writer Siddhartha Mukherjee has described the Padma Shri awarded to him on the Republic Day as "a great honour".

Grateful to Tamil film industry: Santosh Sivan

Cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Santosh Shivan, who was conferred with the Padma Shri Saturday, said he felt good to have been chosen for the award and was grateful to the Tamil film industry for it.

Filmmaker Santosh Sivan gets Padma Shri

Cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Santosh Sivan, known for his work in films like `Kaalapani`, `Iruvar` and `Dil Se`, was Saturday conferred the Padma Shri on the eve of the 65th Republic Day.

Fashion designer Wendell Rodricks gets Padma Shri

Goa-based ace designer Wendell Augustine Rodricks, popularly known as Wendell Rodricks, has been named for the Padma Shri honour, announced on the eve of the 65th Republic Day.

Dedicate Padma Shri honour to my family: Vidya Balan

Named for the Padma Shri Saturday, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan found herself "running out of words" to describe her "gratitude". The National award winning talent, who is "overwhelmed", has dedicated the fourth highest civilian award to her family.

Kamal Haasan gets Padma Bhushan

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, known for his work across all southern languages, was Saturday named for the Padma Bhushan award on the occasion of the 65th Republic Day.

Congress leaders offer condolences to Padma Shri Sis Ram Ola

Union Minister of Labour and Employment Sis Ram Ola, who was a member of the Indian National Congress and represented Jhunjhunu constituency of Rajasthan, passed away in Delhi on Sunday.

It`s time to `Cook it up with Tarla Dalal` again

In a bid to pay a tribute to India`s first celebrity chef Tarla Dalal, who died here earlier this week following a cardiac arrest,a video-on-demand service has revived her popular cookery show `Cook it up with Tarla Dalal`.

`VIPs nominated relatives, friends for Padma awards`

RTI activist Subhash Agrawal claimed that hectic lobbying for Padma awards has become an unavoidable feature.

Life and times of celebrity chef Tarla Dalal

Tarla Dalal is a household name. And for kitchen enthusiasts in India, she is practically a goddess.

Celebrity cook Tarla Dalal is dead

India`s first celebrity cook, Tarla Dalal, died here Wednesday following a cardiac arrest, family sources said. She passed away at her residence in south Mumbai.