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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......

56 personalities receive Padma awards from President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday presented Padma awards to 56 distinguished personalities including actor Paresh Rawal, ace tennis player Leander Paes and author Ruskin Bond. Cricketer Yuvraj......

President confers Padma Awards

Eminent scientist R A Mashelkar was on Monday conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award, while acclaimed artiste Kamal Haasan and ace shuttler P Gopichand were among the 12......

'Narendra Modi is trying to re-invent himself'

Academicians Lloyd and Susanne Rudolph, who were on Monday presented with Padma Bhushan award, predict significant changes in Indian politics if Aam Aadmi Party performs well in the Lok Sabha......

Family of anti-rape law architect refuses Padma Bhushan

Family of late Justice J S Verma has refused to accept the Padma Bhushan award conferred on him by the government posthumously, saying accepting it would be against his principles as he never......

Adi Godrej, Thyagarajan in list of Padma awardees

Ramamurthy Thyagarajan, the man behind the Tamil Nadu-based Shriram financial services group, and Adi Godrej, who heads the Godrej group, were on Friday awarded the Padma Bhushan. The Padma Shri......

Why Padma awards are important to businessmen

Every year, the night before Republic Day festivities start, the government comes out with the annual list of Padma awardees - artistes, academicians, social workers, public servants, and......

Top Monaco award for DLF chief K P Singh

DLF chairman K P Singh, who was conferred with Padma Bhushan earlier this year, has received the most prestigious award of Monaco.Billionaire Singh was conferred the 'decoration of Officer of the......

Ratan Tata receives honorary doctorate from York University

Former TATA Group Chairman Ratan Tata has been conferred an honorary doctor of laws degree by Canada's prestigious YorkUniversity for his achievements in promoting innovations, exemplary leadership......

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 --......

PIX: Sridevi, Sharmila Tagore receive Padma awards

Veteran actresses Sridevi and Sharmila Tagore, among other luminaries from various fields, were felicitated at the Padma awards by Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, at Rashtrapati Bhavan's......

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......

Which Indian actor should be given Padma awards? Tell us!

Late actor Rajesh Khanna and his co-star in many films Sharmila Tagore will be awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civillian award for an Indian, on Republic Day. Sridevi will receive the......

Rajesh Khanna, Sridevi to receive Padma Bhushan

The list of recipients of this year's Padma Bhushan -- India's third highest civilian award --  set to be announced later today, includes three heavyweights of Hindi cinema. According to......

'Humbled' Mary Kom worried for boxing's future

Her personal high of being awarded the Padma Bhushan has coincided with turbulent times for Indian boxing, leaving Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom with "mixed feelings" about getting the......

Dravid, Mary Kom to get Padma Bhushan

Batting great Rahul Dravid and Olympic bronze medallist M C Mary Kom were named for the prestigious Padma Bhushan Awards, the third highest civilian honour, while six other sports persons figured......

BCCI recommend Dravid, Gambhir for Padma awards

The BCCI has decided to recommend the names of former Indian captain Rahul Dravid and opener Gautam Gambhir's names for the prestigious Padma Bhusan and Padma Shri awards respectively. According to......

Gill requests Padma award for Fauja Singh

Former Sports Minister M S Gill has written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, requesting him to honour iconic centenarian marathon runner Fauja Singh with a Padma Award. The senior......

Tell us: Padma Shri for Kirsten?

First it was do it for Sachin. Now that the Boys in Blue have done it for their beloved Paaji, there is a clamour to award Tendulkar the Bharat Ratna. The campaign started somewhere around the time......
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Q. Vidya Balan and Cricketer Yuvraj singh gets Padma Shri Awards- Your take please !!
RachanaTereDilSe:  A.  more

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Q. Tennis star Leander Paes and badminton player-turned-coach Pullela Gopichand were on Saturday selected for the prestigious Padma Bhushan awards !Deserving then ??
RachanaTereDilSe:  A. they got something more that what they deserve....! more

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Q. should laalu yadav be nominated to decide on the nominations of Padma Awards,given by the govt of India ?
Samiran Panda:  A. There are much more deserving personalities in India than them. more

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