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Punjabi author returns Padma Shri over 'growing intolerance'

Eminent Punjabi writer and Padma Shri winner Dalip Kaur Tiwana on Tuesday decided to return her award protesting "recurrent atrocities" on Muslims in the country as another Kannada writer and......

'Padma awards never had any value right from the beginning'

I think it is best to abolish the Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan -- they dilute the value of the Padma Shri, says RTI activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal in an interview to Indulekha......

Indian Constitution scholar Granville Austin dies

Granville Austin, an eminent biographer of India's Constitution and a Padma Shri awardee, has passed away in Washington at the age of 87. Austin, author of two celebrated political histories of the......

Padma Shri to Rodricks may legitimise homosexuality: BJP

A day after the name of Goa-based fashion designer Wendell Rodricks was announced for Padma Shri Award, the local Bharatiya Janata Party unit claimed that the award may legitimise......

Police registers case against Odissi dancer Ileana Citaristi

A case has been registered against the Italy-born Odissi dancer and Padma Shri awardee Ileana Citaristi for allegedly misbehaving with a student at the dance school run by her at Bindu Sagar area.......

Reliance's 'discovery man' gets Padma Shri

Reliance Industries found huge natural gas reserves in the very first well it drilled, which subsequently proved to be the world's second largest deepwater discovery in the last decade.But few know......

Karsanbhai Patel: The man who nurtured brand Nirma like a daughter

With $1.4-bn Lafarge deal,  Karsanbhai Patel's risk-taking abilities are on display once again. The fact that Karsanbhai Patel, founder and chairman of Nirma, began his entrepreneurial journey......

Dhirubhai Ambani, Dilip Shanghvi chosen for Padma awards

Son of a school teacher in a remote village in Gujarat, late Dhirubhai Ambani lived in a one-room chawl in Mumbai with his wife and children and went on to establish the Reliance Group.......

'Getting the Padma Shri is a different high'

Bollywood veterans Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar, along with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and noted lyricist Prasoon Joshi, are up for one of India's highest civilian honours -- the Padma......

Looking for some FILMI FUN? Guess who this stunner is

Think you know your favourite Bollywood stars well? Test your filmi gyaan here! A Padma Shri awardee, this actress has proven herself in the movie industry. And she has also proved that being......

PIX: Jeetendra, Anil Kapoor celebrate Sridevi's Padma Shri

Sahara group chief Subroto Roy organised a bash for Sridevi to celebrate her Padma Shri award at the Sahara Hotel in Mumbai on April 23. The actress cut a medal cake while her friends --......

'Don't feel special about getting Padma Shri'

Veteran Malayalam actor Madhu, 79, was so passionate about cinema that he resigned his job as a college lecturer to join the National School of Drama. His first break came in 1963 when Ramu......

Sridevi: Don't hanker for awards but Padma Shri is special

The gorgeous Sridevi was recently awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, and she seems delighted by the honour.“It’s my good fortune that people still love......

Padma Bhushan for Sania, Saina; Deepika to get Padma Shri

- 'It is a great honour and I want to thank the Ministry for giving me the award. I am very happy with the way the last year has gone, I have been performing well. I reached World No. 1 last year......

'This award will motivate me to achieve more laurels for India'

  India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu was conferred with the Padma Shri award by President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan.   “I am so happy......

Sindhu, Sardar, Saba and Arunima receive Padma Shri award

Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh and former skipper of the national women's side Saba Anjum were conferred with the prestigious PadmaShri Award by President Pranab Mukherjee......

Padma Shri came as a pleasant surprise, says India women's captain Mithali

Mithali Raj in action. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images Surprised at being selected for the Padma Shri, Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj says she was not expecting the......

MS Dhoni recommended for Padma Bhushan, Virat Kohli for Padma Shri

The Indian Cricket Board has recommended captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's name for the prestigious Padma Bhushan and batting mainstay Virat Kohli for the Padma Shri.  Indian......
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