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Bharat Ratna
India  /  Published 21.12.18

Rajiv award flutter in AAP in parleys season

The Delhi Assembly on Friday passed a resolution demanding that the Bharat Ratna awarded to late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi be withdrawn, prompting a ruling party MLA to walk out in protest.The devel...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 15.02.19

Tej accepts ‘dreamlike’ privilege

Singer Bhupen Hazarika’s son Tej on Friday said it was a tremendous honour for him and his family to be invited by the Centre to accept the Bharat Ratna on behalf of his father and it would be a “...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 26.01.19

Padma ‘no’ from Gita Mehta in election year

Writer Gita Mehta has politely declined the Padma Shri awarded to her by the Narendra Modi government in an election year, saying its timing could be “misconstrued”.“I am deeply honoured that th...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 26.10.19

Congress's Savarkar counter

Congress leader Manish Tewari has demanded the Bharat Ratna for freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, putting the BJP in a fix as it had promised to confer the highest civilian award on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 16.08.19

'Search’ for Hazarika's Bharat Ratna

Controversy has erupted in Assam on the whereabouts of the Bharat Ratna, awarded posthumously to music maestro Bhupen Hazarika.Hazarika’s son Tej received the award from President Ram Nath Kovind on...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

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