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Manipuri filmmaker returns Padma award in protest against Citizenship Bill

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.

Writer Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, turns down Padma Shri; cites timing before polls

Mehta is the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and daughter of former CM Biju Patnaik. Based in New York, Mehta has authored several books.


Govt announces Padma Awards 2019: Here is the full list

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.

Kidambi Srikanth, Somdev Devvarman felicitated with Padma Shri by President Ram Nath Kovind

Badminton player Kidambi Srikanth, former tennis player Somdev Devvarman and former Paralympian Murlikant Petkar were conferred with the Padma Shri at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

Teaching science the way no textbook can, toymaker Arvind Gupta gets Padma Shri

Gupta dismisses Union minister Satyapal Singh’s statement that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution of man was not scientific as “silly”. “These statements do not encourage science,” Gupta said

Getting Padma award with Rajinikanth exciting: Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra says getting Padma award is more special for her because she bagged it with Tamil superstar Rajinikanth.


Padma Shri an inspiration to make more good films: Nila Madhab Panda

National Award winning filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda of "I Am Kalam" fame, who has been chosen for the prestigious Padma Shri, said the honour will inspire him to work in the direction of making more films on the country's pertinent issues.

Padma Shri honour result of my hard work: Priyanka Chopra

From bagging her first award for her American TV show to being one of the Padma Award winners, actress Priyanka Chopra says she is living a dream and the national honour is a result of her hardwork.

Priyanka Chopra celebrates Padma Shri honour with mother in Montreal

Priyanka Chopra says the fact that she's an Indian Army officer's daughter makes it "extremely special".

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

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.