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

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

“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

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

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

Video: Atal Bihari Vajpayee's best speeches in Parliament

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

From the Urdu Press: Two Ratnas

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

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

Bharat Ratna

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

EXPRESS LOL: Least Probable Bharat Ratna Winners

Whether the Bharat Ratna will be given to Atal Bihari Vajpayee or Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose or Major Dhyan Chand.

NC,JD(U) back BJP on Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee

The BJP found an unexpected support from former ally JD(U) when Nitish Kumar said that 'Vajpayee deserves Bharat Ratna better than anyone'.