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Here's why Bharat Ratna was trending today (there's a Atal Bihari Vajpayee and C Rajagopalachari connection)

In case you looked up at Twitter trends this morning wondered why Bharat Ratna was trending in India, here's a possible reason for that.

Kejriwal wants Bharat Ratna for Dalit leader Kanshi Ram, gets Dullo’s backing

A Dalit himself, Dullo backed Kejriwal and even slammed his own party for failing to ensure the honour for Kanshi Ram and Dr B R Ambedkar.


Dad deserves Bharat Ratna: Mohammed Rafi's son Shahid Rafi

Mohammed Rafi deserves the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, his son Shahid Rafi said.

Shivpal demands Bharat Ratna for AMU founder

“I will write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for conferring Bharat Ratna to Sir Syed,” he added.

U R Rao demands Bharat Ratna for Vikram Sarabhai

“I believe that important institutions and organisations which are now headed by IAS officers, should be handed over to scientists for better results,” he said.

CM Devendra Fadnavis pitches for Bharat Ratna for Jyotiba and Savitribai Phule

Sources in the government said, “Jyotirao and Savitribai Phule’s name should not be seen in narrow prism of caste and party politics.


Malaviya’s Bharat Ratna put on display at BHU

Malaviya was posthumously conferred with the Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function in Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Bharat Ratna conferred on Madan Mohan Malaviya

Madan Mohan Malviya, the noted educationist was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee.

Test of a prime minister

Last week, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was conferred the Bharat Ratna. Here, his former media advisor, Ashok Tandon, recalls the story of one of the Vajpayee regime’s biggest challenges — and achievements

President goes to Atal home with Bharat Ratna

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other cabinet ministers are expected to attend the function.

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President Pranab Mukherjee confers Bharat Ratna, Padma awards

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday conferred the Bharat Ratna and Padma awards to eminent persons at Rastrapathi Bhawan.

Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee's political journey: Rare pictures from Express Archives

One of India’s most charismatic leaders, Vajpayee is lauded as a statesman and has been often described as the moderate face of BJP.


Bharat Ratna winners over the years

We take a look at some of the famous Bharat Ratna awardees.

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Mohd Rafi didn’t get Bharat Ratna ‘probably because he was Muslim’, says his son

Mumbai, Feb 29 (ANI): Demanding the Bharat Ratna, the nation’s highest civilian honour, for his father and legendary playback singer Mohammed Rafi, Shahid Rafi, his son, said on Monday that his father probably did not get the honour because he was a Muslim. Asserting that his father was a secular person, Shahid said the government should do something about awarding him the Bharat Ratna. He also rubbished media reports that had quoted him as saying that Muslims were feeling insecure under the current regime. He said that he has never said anything specifically about Modi Sahib. What he had said was about his father.