Padma Shri
News  /  Published 05.07.22

Veteran filmmaker Tarun Majumdar passes away

Veteran filmmaker Tarun Majumdar, known for his sensitive portrayal of middle-class life, passed away on Monday. He was 91. Majumdar was on ventilation at SSKM Hospital, where he was undergoing treat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 28.06.22

'Revoke Teesta's Padma award'

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Tuesday demanded withdrawal of the 'Padma Shri' award bestowed on social activist Teesta Setalvad, who was arrested by the Gujarat police recent...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhopal

News  /  Published 22.06.22

Tarun Majumdar hospitalised, in critical care unit

The health condition of noted Bengali film director Tarun Majumdar, who has been admitted to a city hospital, deteriorated on Tuesday and he has been shifted to the critical care unit (CCU), a senior ...
By PTI in Kolkata

India  /  Published 29.04.22

Padma Shri awardee evicted from govt house

Walking stick in hand and his 2010 Padma Shri certificate lying among a heap of household articles on the pavement, Odissi Guru Mayadhar Raut, 90, cuts a forlorn figure after being evicted from his ce...
By Our Correspondent in New Delhi

News  /  Published 22.03.22

JMI V-C Najma Akhtar receives Padma Shri for contribution to education, literature

President Ramnath Kovind gives award to Akhtar at a ceremony held in the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan...
By Our Correspondent


News  /  Published 16.02.22

Singer Sandhya Mukherjee passes away at 90

Singer Sandhya Mukherjee died at a private hospital on Tuesday evening. She was 90. She suffered a cardiac arrest, said an official of Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals. Mukherjee was taken to SSKM a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 30.01.22

A mother’s pain that Padma Shri can’t ease

Tears rolled down the cheeks of Prasanna Kumari Devi when she was told that her son Guru Prasad Mohapatra, a former IAS officer, had been conferred with the Padma Shri posthumously for his outstanding...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Catholic Church must extend equal rights to women

Step into the future Sir — Institutions must evolve with the times in order to remain relevant. The head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, recently conferred the lay Roman Catholic ministri...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.22

Happy with honour, but issues stay

 Gorkhas across India feel the community received due recognition at the national stage on the occasion of Republic Day but questions are also raised on whether the Centre sincerely wants to fulf...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 23.01.22

Harassment slur on Padma Shri recipient

Uddhab Bharali, a leading innovator and Padma Shri recipient from Assam, was on Friday remanded in 14 days’ judicial custody for alleged sexual harassment of a minor girl under his foster care. ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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