September 09, 2020 2:16 pm
The Telangana Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution urging the Centre to confer the country's highest civilian honour on Rao posthumously on the occasion of his ongoing birth centenary celebrations.
October 16, 2019 5:32 am
The party has also sought the honour for social reformers Jyotirao Govindrao Phule and Savitribai Phule.
January 28, 2019 1:30 pm
The Sena, an ally of the BJP at the Centre and in Maharashtra, has since long been demanding the highest civilian award for Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, who spent the prime of his life at the Cellular Jail in Andaman after being sentenced to life.
January 28, 2019 1:17 pm
“Is contribution of Maharshi Dayanand and Swami Vivekanand to India lesser than that of the actors and politicians?" Ramdev asked.
December 28, 2018 7:19 pm
Rajiv Gandhi had justified the violence in 1984 and killings of Sikhs in a public meeting by saying that 'jab bhi koi bada ped girta hai, to dharti thodi hilti hai'... This cannot be forgotten."
March 28, 2015 8:06 am
Vajpayee's involvement in politics began as a freedom-fighter during the Quit India Movement of 1942-1945.
January 02, 2015 1:02 am
Ever since BJP came to power on its own, there had been talk of giving Bharat Ratna to the two personalities.
December 26, 2014 3:22 am
The decision came after the announcement of Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee.
December 25, 2014 12:05 am
We need to celebrate Vajpayee and Malviya — and the values they stood for.
March 27, 2015 5:49 pm
Vajpayee's speeches in Parliament were sharp and incisive often laced with humour.