Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

Padma award


Importance of award is when rival party honours leader: Raj Babbar on Azad's award row

January 28, 2022 5:44 pm

Babbar's remarks come amid speculation over his political future and talk that he is in touch with the Samajwadi Party for a possible switch ahead of Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.

Among the unsung heroes in Padma list: paraplegic social worker, physician treating snake bites and man behind EVM-VVPAT tech

January 27, 2022 8:05 am

They are some of the unsung heroes who have been conferred the Padma Shri this year by the government for contribution to society or preserving dying art forms. A look at some of them:

Know Padma Shri awardees from Karnataka: Dalit poet Siddalingaiah, scientist Ayyappan and others

January 26, 2022 5:45 pm

Dalit activist and poet Siddalingaiah has been honoured with Padma Shri posthumously under the literature category. HR Keshavamurthy, Subbanna Ayyappan, Abdul Khader Nadakattin, and Amai Mahalinga Naik are the other awardees from the state.

Explained: Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee refused Padma award - is recipient's consent sought?

January 27, 2022 11:44 am

The Padma awards are announced every year on the eve of Republic Day. A look at its eligibility criteria, the selection and nomination process, and the controversy over former West Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee refusing to accept it this year.

In Assam, Padma awardee booked for alleged rape of foster child

January 05, 2022 1:03 pm

Following the FIR, the man moved the Gauhati High Court, seeking pre-arrest bail. On December 28, he was granted interim bail, and the court called for the case diary on January 7. 

Delhi confidential: Surprise Visitor

August 27, 2021 8:25 am

The Padma award winner visited the party office to express her desire to do some social work in Kedarnath, where infrastructure work worth more than Rs 100 crore is in progress.

Six get Padma awards from Maharashtra

January 26, 2021 3:13 am

A total of 119 Padma awards were announced, which includes seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri awards.

After eviction notices sent to eminent artistes to vacate homes, they flag service to the nation and the pandemic

November 20, 2020 5:35 am

Union Culture Minister Prahlad Patel confirmed the move to The Indian Express and said, “They (artistes) have been given time till December 31, 2020, to vacate the houses, failing which, they will have to pay their outstanding dues. But if they vacate within the deadline, all their dues will be waived off.”

Manipuri filmmaker returns Padma award in protest against Citizenship Bill

February 04, 2019 3:22 am

The identity and culture of Manipur will be pushed to the brink of extinction, similar to that of Tripura, if the Bill becomes a law, the Aribam Shyam Sharma said.

Govt announces Padma Awards 2019: Here is the full list

January 26, 2019 8:21 am

Twenty-one of the awardees are women, 11 persons are from the category of foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI; there are three posthumous awardees and one transgender person.


Padma awards 2019: Bajrang Punia, Mohanlal, Prabhu Deva among noted winners

March 12, 2019 10:15 am

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the 2019 Padma awards, one of the highest civilian honors, on March 11. The awards were given in three categories: Padma Vibhushan (for exceptional and distinguished service), Padma Bhushan (distinguished service of higher order) and Padma Shri (distinguished service).