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Pune FC A announce 19-man squad for Bordoloi Trophy
Pune, Sep 21 : A 19-member Pune FC A squad heads to the north-east to participate in the Bharat Ratna Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Trophy Football Tournament which kicks off in Guwahati Tuesday.
Punjab CM recommends hockey legend Balbir for Bharat Ratna
Chandigarh, Sep 19 : Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday recommended three-time Olympic gold medallist and hockey legend Balbir Singh (Senior) for the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award.
Tendulkar, Helen named for Giants International Awards
Mumbai, Sep 16 : Cricket maestro and Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood danseuse Helen are among this year's Giants International awardees, according to an announcement here Tuesday.
Chitra Singh wants Bharat Ratna for late Jagjit Singh
By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Aug 30 : Ghazal singer Chitra Singh, who is fighting a lone battle to get her husband and late ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh the Bharat Ratna, says he deserves the country's highest civilian honour.
Karunanidhi seeks Bharat Ratna for DMK founder Annadurai
Chennai, Aug 24 : DMK president M. Karunanidhi Sunday suggested that party founder, the late C.N. Annadurai, be conferred the Bharat Ratna award.
BJP MLA demands Bharat Ratna for Dr. Syama Prasad Mookherjee
New Delhi, Aug. 12 : With the nation all set to observe its 68th Independence Day later this week, and a political debate going on across party lines about deserving candidates for the Bharat Ratna, the name of Dr. Syama Prasad Moorkherjee has been added to the list.
Happy if Dhyanchand awarded Bharat Ratna: Harsh Vardhan
Delhi, Aug11 : Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan said it will be good if Dhyanchand's name is included for Bharat Ratna Awards.
Dhyan Chand deserved Bharat Ratna last year itself: Aslam Sher Khan
Bhopal, Aug 12, : Former hockey player Aslam Sher Khan has said that Dhyan Chand should have been awarded the Bharat Ratna instead of Sachin last year.
Milkha delighted with Dhyan Chand recommended for Bharat Ratna
Chandigarh, Aug 12 : India's legendary athlete Milkha Singh Tuesday was delighted with the news of hockey wizard late Dhyan Chand being recommended for the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award.
SP demands Bharat Ratna for Lohia, Charan Singh
Lucknow, Aug 12 : The Samajwadi Party (SP) Tuesday demanded that the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, be bestowed upon socialist Ram Manohar Lohia, former prime minister Charan Singh and poet Gopal Das "Neeraj".
Home ministry recommends Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna
New Delhi, Aug 12 : The home ministry Tuesday recommended the name of legendary hockey player late Dhyan Chand for the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in the country.
Government trying to distract people from core issues : Atul Anjan
New Delhi, August 11, : Senior Communist Party leader Atul Anjan on Monday, said that the government is trying to distract people from concentrating on core issues of rising inflation and unemployment but are now talking about the Bharat Ratna, article 370 and the common civil code.
Assam CM wants Bharat Ratna for Bhupen Hazarika
Guwahati, Aug 11 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bestow the coveted Bharat Ratna on the state's cultural icon, late Bhupen Hazarika.
Speculation rife over Bharat Ratna awardees as government orders 5 ...
New Delhi, Aug.10 : Speculation is rife over the identity of this year's Bharat Ratna awardees, even as the government ordered 5 medallions from the RBI Mint. Two names which have been discussed the most frequently are those of freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and of senior BJP leader ...
Vajpayee, Netaji to get Bharat Ratna?
New Delhi, Aug 10 : Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose may this year be bestowed with the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, official sources said Sunday.
Solar energy not grid power required for farmers, says Bharat Ratna ...
New Delhi, Aug.5 : Bharat Ratna Dr. C.N.R. Rao today suggested that instead of making farmers depend on grid power, government could give them solar panels and pump sets if need be free of cost and utilise better techniques of water usage at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi.
Mahesh Bhatt wants Bharat Ratna for AMU founder
Aligarh, Aug 5 : Bollywood film director and activist Mahesh Bhatt has demanded the Bharat Ratna for Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) founder Sir Syed Ahmad Khan.
KCR demands Bharat Ratna for Narasimha Rao
Hyderabad, June 28 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao Saturday called for conferring Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, on former prime minister, the late P.V. Narasimha Rao.
Parrikar slams Tendulkar to justify MLAs' Brazil junket
Panaji, June 13 : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has slammed Bharat Ratna awardee Sachin Tendulkar to justify a Rs.89 lakh junket for six legislators, including three ministers, to witness the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
TDP demands Bharat Ratna for NTR
Hyderabad, May 28 : The TDP Wednesday urged the NDA government, of which it is a constituent, to confer the Bharat Ratna, the nation's highest civil award, on party founder and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N.T. Rama Rao.
Nurture musical talent from young age: Amjad Ali Khan
New Delhi, April 30 : Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, who believes cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has been honoured with the Bharat Ratna at the right age, says people who have musical talent, like sportspersons, must be encouraged when they are young.
Tendulkar 'casual labourer', MGNREGS beneficiary in Goa
Panaji, April 26 : Sachin Tendulkar may have won the Bharat Ratna, but according to the Goa government's records, he is a "casual labourer" and a beneficiary of the MGNREGS. And so are his wife and two children, says an NGO.
Hazare, Rishi Kapoor get Deenanath Mangeshkar awards
Mumbai, April 25 : Bharat Ratna recipient Lata Mangeshkar conferred the 72nd Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Awards to social activist Anna Hazare, musician Zakir Hussain, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor and other prominent personalities at a function here.
Sachin Tendulkar turns 41 today
Mumbai, Apr 24 : Legendary cricketer and Bharat Ratna recipient Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from all forms of the game last year, turned 41 years of age on Thursday.
Bismillah's crumbling birthplace: Testimony to broken promises in ...
By Imran Khan, Dumraon (Bihar), April 15 : Jawaharlal Nehru had invited him to play at Delhi's Red Fort on India's Independence Day on Aug 15, 1947. The Indian government conferred on him its highest civilain award - the Bharat Ratna. But, eight years after shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan's death, ...
Maya slams Modi over 'Ambedkar' claims
Lucknow, Apr 14 : Reacting to Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's claim that under BJP rule BR Ambedkar was bestowed with the Bharat Ratna, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Monday said the party was not happy when the architect of the Constitution ...
Bestow Bharat Ratna on Delhi Metro ex-chief: Mulayam
Lucknow, March 3 : Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday said E.Sreedharan - the man behind Delhi Metro - should be bestowed with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour.
Dhyan Chand deserves Bharat Ratna: Nana Patekar
Gurgaon, Feb 17 : Hockey legend Dhyan Chand should have been the first to get Bharat Ratna if it was to be given to a sportsman, Bollywood actor Nana Patekar said Monday.
President confers Bharat Ratna on Tendulkar, Rao
New Delhi, Feb 4 : Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao were Tuesday conferred the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
Sachin, Rao receive Bharat Ratna
New Delhi, Feb 4 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday conferred Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, to iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and scientist Professor CNR Rao here.