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Scientist Bhargava to return Padma Bhushan to protest 'attack on rationalism'

Eminent scientist Pushpa Mittra Bhargava on Thursday said he is returning his Padma Bhushan award alleging that the National Democratic Alliance government was trying to make India into a......

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......

Did Raje recommend Lalit Modi for Padma award?

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje was at the centre of a fresh controversy over reports suggesting that she had recommended former Indian Premier League chief Lalit Modi for a Padma award in......

Did Raje recommend Lalit Modi for Padma awards in 2007?

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje could be in for more trouble for her connections with tainted IPL chief Lalit Modi. According to latest media reports, it was Raje who had recommended Modi......

Politically influential people who lobby hard win Padma awards: Ramdev

Yoga guru Ramdev, who had declined Padma Vibhushan award, on Saturday said that a lot of lobbying takes place behind the selection of Padma and even Nobel prize awardees and those with political......

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......

Dilip Kumar's Top 25 Films

Dilip Kumar has received the Padma Vibhushan award, the second highest civilian award of the country. We celebrate the icon by re-visiting his best movies. Dilip Kumar. The name evokes a myriad of......

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......

'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......

'Great pity that athletes lobby to receive awards'

Taking a jibe at pugilist Vijender Singh and badminton ace Saina Nehwal after the duo advertised their names for the Padma Bhushan, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah said it's a......

Saina upset with media over Padma Bhushan controversy

'I didn't really like the way media put it that I have demanded the award. Who am I to demand for the award? I am nobody. I just wanted to know why my name was not considered' Saina Nehwal......

'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......
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Prez said award wapsi spontaneous, triggered intolerance debate

Noted poet Ashok Vajpeyi on Thursday said writers like him had no option but to dramatise their protest against intolerance by returning their... ...
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus 'Bajirao Mastani' to release in Tamil and Telugu also

Eros International and Sanjay Leela Bhansali's forthcoming magnum opus 'Bajirao Mastani', slated to release on December 18 worldwide, will also... ...
Padma Shri-winning Italian, Ileana Citaristi oh her rebirth through dance...

It is 10 in the morning when we speak to Ileana Citaristi over the phone. The Italy-born dancer, who lives in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, says she's the... ...
Punjab National Bank gets FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Award

New Delhi, Nov. 27 -- Punjab National Bank got the FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2013-14 on November 24, 2015. Dr. Rakesh Gupta,... ...
Mumbai chefs welcome possible Padma awards category for cooking

Prev By Krutika Behrawala | Posted 2 hours As the Home Ministry gets a recommendation to introduce cooking as a separate category for the... ...

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