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Bharat Ratna award


Confer Bharat Ratna on Manmohan Singh, along with P V Narasimha Rao: Veerappa Moily

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.

BJP poll pledge in Maharashtra: Bharat Ratna for Savarkar

October 16, 2019 5:32 am

The party has also sought the honour for social reformers Jyotirao Govindrao Phule and Savitribai Phule.

Shiv Sena hits out at Modi govt for not honouring Savarkar with Bharat Ratna

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.

Christian Mother Teresa got Bharat Ratna, none for any Hindu saint: Ramdev

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.

Rajiv Gandhi justified 1984 riots, but decision to revoke Bharat Ratna not in my purview: Shwait Malik

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."

Atal Bihari Vajpayee - A statesman politician

March 28, 2015 8:06 am

Vajpayee's involvement in politics began as a freedom-fighter during the Quit India Movement of 1942-1945.

From the Urdu Press: Two Ratnas

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.

Rajasthan renames Rajiv Seva Kendras after Atal

December 26, 2014 3:22 am

The decision came after the announcement of Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee.

Bharat Ratna

December 25, 2014 12:05 am

We need to celebrate Vajpayee and Malviya — and the values they stood for.

Video: Atal Bihari Vajpayee's best speeches in Parliament

March 27, 2015 5:49 pm

Vajpayee's speeches in Parliament were sharp and incisive often laced with humour.