Bharat Ratna
India  /  Published 07.02.22

Music begins and ends with Lataji: Nitin Mukesh

Everywhere she went, the moment she began singing there’d be pin-drop silence. And when she ended a song, there’d be deafening, thunderous cheering. You couldn’t help but break into ...
By Nitin Mukesh

Opinion  /  Published 01.12.21

The historian’s craft

Of late, we have seen calibrated moves, impressing upon the need to ‘rewrite’ Indian history in order to remedy the “injustice done” (Union home minister, Amit Shah, in October...
By Anshu Saluja

India  /  Published 17.07.21

Kejriwal: Give Bharat Ratna to Bahuguna

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to bestow Bharat Ratna on noted environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna as the country celebrates its 75th anniv...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.07.21

Kejriwal: Bharat Ratna for doctors

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna should be given this year to all doctors, nurses and paramedics who served the people amid the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 10.06.21

Assam to give its own awards

The Assam government will present its own versions of the Bharat Ratna and the Padma awards from next year. The weekly cabinet meeting, chaired by chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma here on Tuesday a...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


India  /  Published 04.03.21

Uddhav to BJP: Chant can’t make you patriot

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday told the BJP that chanting “Bharat Mata ki Jai” alone did not prove its love for the country, reminding the party that it has no cl...
By PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.20

Give Bharat Ratna to Tenzing: Bista in LS

Darjeeling MP Raju Bista on Tuesday demanded in the Lok Sabha that highest civilian award Bharat Ratna be conferred on Everester Tenzing Norgay Sherpa posthumously, months after he and Bengal minister...
By Vivek Chhetri in Siliguri

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Narasimha Rao is reborn in 2020

One of India’s greatest rulers, the Emperor Ashoka, was forgotten for centuries and had to be rescued from obscurity by British Orientalist James Prinsep. Similarly, P.V. Narasimha Rao, who laid...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.20

Tenzing Bharat Ratna plea

The demand to confer India’s highest civilian award of Bharat Ratna on Tenzing Norgay Sherpa gathered steam on Everest Day.On May 29, 1953, Tenzing, along with Sir Edmund Hillary, had conquered Moun...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.19

Naomi Osaka is an inspiration to Asian youth

Sir — Naomi Osaka of Japan won her maiden Australian Open title defeating the Czech tennis player, Petra Kvitová, in a thrilling three-set match. The Japanese is the first woman to follow her first...
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