Padma Shri
Sports  /  Published 19.06.21

Tributes pour in for Milkha

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Celebrities and personalities from all walks of life joined in to mourn the end of an era as they paid tributes to sprint icon Milkha Singh, describing him as an epitom...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 19.06.21

Milkha, the Flying Sikh, passes away

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"India’s sprint legend Milkha Singh passed away on Friday at a Chandigarh hospital after a month-long battle with Covid-19.\n\nLast Sunday, his wife and former nat...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Chandigarh

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

Style  /  Published 11.03.21

Right design

Laila Tyabji, a craft designer, writer and chairperson of Dastkar, the craft NGO she helped found, has recently been made an honorary fellow of the Association of Designers of India. The association i...
By Soumitra Das in

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.21

No Padma awards for film artistes

Perhaps for the first time in decades, not a single film personality was honoured with the Padma awards this year. The one name — as consolation? — on the list was that of the Late S.P. Ba...
By Dinesh Lakhanpal in


Opinion  /  Published 29.01.21

Honoured: Quazi Sajjad Ali Zahir

Public functions often attract their fair share of attention. Republic Day is not an exception. This year, eyebrows were raised by the depiction of religious symbols in the tableaus rolled out by some...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.21

Moment of glory: Narayan Debnath awarded Padma Shri

Sir — While there were no malls, multiplexes, cable television or smartphones in the 1970s-80s, children growing up in Bengali households at the time had unique cartoons in comic books as their ...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.21

Glare on Padma Shri choice

The Centre’s decision to confer Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, on an activist of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-backed All India Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram of Malda, has co...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.01.21

Witch-hunt survivor to Padma Shri glory

Chutni is now the in-charge of the rehabilitation centre under Birbans panchayat. She has a team of over 90 women from various villages of Seraikela-Kharsawan district who keep a watch on incidents of...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshdepur

Sports  /  Published 09.12.20

Sports stars feel the pain of farmers

Olympic medal winner-turned-professional boxer Vijender Singh has once again iterated his support towards the farmers who are protesting against the new farm laws. He stressed that if the need arises ...
By Arindam Bandopadhyay in Calcutta


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