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Maulana Wahiduddin Khan dies

April 22, 2021 11:57 am

The 96-year-old scholar, who was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 2000, was awarded the Padma Vibhushan this year.

Goan artist Laxman Pai passes away at 95

March 15, 2021 12:11 am

In recognition of his work, Pai was awarded several honours, including the Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, Nehru Award and Lalit Kala Akademi Award.

Renowned astrophysicist Professor Shashikumar Madhusudan Chitre passes away at 84

January 11, 2021 9:01 pm

A recipient of Padma Bhushan, he was a stalwart of the Indian astronomy community, particularly solar physics.

Padma Awards 2019: Bajrang Punia, Ajay Thakur honoured by President Ram Nath Kovind

March 11, 2019 4:31 pm

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the Padma awards to 47 prominent and inspiring personalities, including nine from sports. Among the sports stars to receive the honours are wrestler Bajrang Punia, cricketer Gautam Gambhir, football captain Sunil Chhetri.

Will return Padma Bhushan if govt doesn't fulfil promises: Anna Hazare

February 03, 2019 9:18 pm

Anna Hazare has been on a hunger strike since last Wednesday at his native Ralegan Siddhi village in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district, demanding appointments of Lokpal and Lokayuktas and resolution of farmers' issue.

Mohanlal on Padma Bhushan honour: Dedicate this to all who have been part of my journey

January 26, 2019 3:43 pm

Actor Mohanlal, in an emotional post on his Facebook account, expressed his gratitude towards his fans and well-wishers for the love and blessings showered upon him in his 40 years of cinematic journey. This post was in the wake of him receiving the Padma Bhushan honour.

Nambi Narayan, ex-ISRO scientist: ‘After SC order, yes, I feel vindicated in some way’

January 26, 2019 1:22 pm

Excerpts from an interview with Indian Express after the Padma award's announcement on Friday and at the Tata Literature Festival last year

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.

My father a deserving candidate for Padma Bhushan: Sikandar Kher

January 30, 2016 2:51 pm

Anupam Kher's son Sikander Kher said, "I have immense respect for him. I think my father is a deserving candidate for Padma Bhushan."

Anupam Kher gives 'gurudakshina' to Mahesh Bhatt

January 29, 2016 8:05 pm

Anupam Kher, who has been named for the Padma Bhushan, has expressed gratitude to Mahesh Bhatt, the director of his debut film "Saaransh".


Rajinikanth, Dhirubhai Ambani, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Complete list of Padma awardees 2015

January 25, 2016 4:01 pm

Rajinikanth, Dhirubhai Ambani, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Priyanka Chopra, Sania Mirza are among the Padma awardees this year. Here is a look at this year Padma awardees.