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10 facts about BR Ambedkar: How the Father of Indian Constitution and Bharat Ratna always sought to emancipate Dalits
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10 facts about BR Ambedkar: How the Father of Indian Constitution and Bharat Ratna always sought to emancipate Dalits

Also known as a social reformer, BR Ambedkar inspired the Dalit Buddhist Movement and campaigned against social discrimination.

After being conferred with Padma Vibhushan, boxer Mary Kom dreams of winning Bharat Ratna
Sports

After being conferred with Padma Vibhushan, boxer Mary Kom dreams of winning Bharat Ratna

The first woman sportsperson to be decorated with the Padma Vibhushan, celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom on Sunday said she hopes to win the Bharat Ratna by winning a gold at the Tokyo Olympics.

Congress slams Sanjay Raut's remark on Savarkar, says Kalapani convicts who never sought British mercy deserve Bharat Ratna
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Congress slams Sanjay Raut's remark on Savarkar, says Kalapani convicts who never sought British mercy deserve Bharat Ratna

The Congress' reaction came within hours of Raut stating that those opposing the Bharat Ratna award for Savarkar should be made to spend at least two days in the erstwhile colonial prison to understand the hardships faced by him during his incarceration

'Those opposing Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar must spend two days at Andaman jail': Sanjay Raut's veiled jibe at Congress
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'Those opposing Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar must spend two days at Andaman jail': Sanjay Raut's veiled jibe at Congress

Raut's statement comes across as a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who earlier in December at Ramlila grounds in Delhi had launched a scathing attack on the Centre.

Lata Mangeshkar 'is stable and getting better', claims her spokesperson: Do not heed to needless rumours
Entertainment

Lata Mangeshkar 'is stable and getting better', claims her spokesperson: Do not heed to needless rumours

As of Tuesday, Lata Mangeshkar's condition was reported as 'critical' and there was also news that the singer had been put on life support

Lata Mangeshkar still on life support, being treated for pneumonia; family claims she is stable
Entertainment

Lata Mangeshkar still on life support, being treated for pneumonia; family claims she is stable

Lata Mangeshkar's health is improving but she continues to be life support, says reports.

Lata Mangeshkar still in hospital for chest infection, family says veteran singer's 'parameters are good'
Entertainment

Lata Mangeshkar still in hospital for chest infection, family says veteran singer's 'parameters are good'

Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of a Mumbai hospital on 11 November.

Andhra Pradesh govt rescinds order to rename Abdul Kalam award after Jagan Mohan Reddy's father amid criticism from BJP, TDP
India

Andhra Pradesh govt rescinds order to rename Abdul Kalam award after Jagan Mohan Reddy's father amid criticism from BJP, TDP

Following a drubbing by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and other Opposition leaders, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday rescinded the state government’s order to rename the ‘APJ Abdul Kalam Pratibha Puraskar Awards’ after his father YSR Reddy

'Trees have been cut for rallies of previous prime ministers too': Prakash Javadekar defends cutting trees for Narendra Modi’s 17 October rally in Pune
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'Trees have been cut for rallies of previous prime ministers too': Prakash Javadekar defends cutting trees for Narendra Modi’s 17 October rally in Pune

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday defended cutting of trees for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's poll rally, saying such a thing was done earlier too, but more trees were also planted

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, Bishan Bedi call for Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. to be conferred with Bharat Ratna
Sports

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, Bishan Bedi call for Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. to be conferred with Bharat Ratna

Bishan Singh Bedi tweeted to PM Modi, saying that conferring the Bharat Ratna on Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. would be his greatest contribution to Indian sports

Pranab Mukherjee receives Bharat Ratna; Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika also conferred highest civilian award posthumously
Politics

Pranab Mukherjee receives Bharat Ratna; Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika also conferred highest civilian award posthumously

President Ram Nath Kovind gave the award to Mukherjee, Hazarika's son Tej and Vikramjeet Singh, a close relative of Deshmukh, at a function held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

Pranab Mukherjee, social activist Nanaji Deshmukh and singer Bhupen Hazarika to be awarded Bharat Ratna today
India

Pranab Mukherjee, social activist Nanaji Deshmukh and singer Bhupen Hazarika to be awarded Bharat Ratna today

After the announcement of Pranab Mukherjee's name for the Bharat Ratna, Modi had lauded the former president for being an "outstanding statesman of present times" and creating a "strong imprint" on the nation's growth trajectory.

HD Kumaraswamy urges Narendra Modi to recommend late Siddaganga Mutt seer’s name for Bharat Ratna
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HD Kumaraswamy urges Narendra Modi to recommend late Siddaganga Mutt seer’s name for Bharat Ratna

HD Kumaraswamy requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to recommend the name of Sivakumara Swamiji of Siddaganaga mutt for 'Bharat Ratna' posthumously

Bhupen Hazarika's son Tej says his statement on Bharat Ratna was misconstrued; grateful for honour conferred on father
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Bhupen Hazarika's son Tej says his statement on Bharat Ratna was misconstrued; grateful for honour conferred on father

Tej Hazarika said in his statement that it is unfortunate that (some) people would completely misinterpret his public statement dated regarding the Bharat Ratna itself by sadly misrepresenting his view of it

Sharmistha Mukherjee resigns as Delhi Congress communication head; replaced by Ramakant Goswami
Politics

Sharmistha Mukherjee resigns as Delhi Congress communication head; replaced by Ramakant Goswami

Few weeks ago, Sharmistha Mukherjee had attributed the Bharat Ratna honour declared for her father Pranab Mukherjee to his struggle

Bharat Ratna given to BR Ambedkar out of compulsion, not heart, says AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi
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Bharat Ratna given to BR Ambedkar out of compulsion, not heart, says AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi said the Bharat Ratna was conferred upon BR Ambedkar out of compulsion, not heart

Comment against Bharat Ratna Bhupen Hazarika lands Mallikarjun Kharge in soup; Assam police files case against Congress leader
India

Comment against Bharat Ratna Bhupen Hazarika lands Mallikarjun Kharge in soup; Assam police files case against Congress leader

Police have registered a case against senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge over his remark on Assam's legendary singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, officials said on Sunday.

Modi govt subtly jabs Congress with Bharat Ratna for Pranab Mukherjee, seeks to gain ground in West Bengal
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Modi govt subtly jabs Congress with Bharat Ratna for Pranab Mukherjee, seeks to gain ground in West Bengal

The Bharat Ratna for Pranab babu carries even greater significance beyond the BJP-Congress political rivalry

'Must preserve ethics of Constitution,' ex-president Pranab Mukherjee sends Republic Day message
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'Must preserve ethics of Constitution,' ex-president Pranab Mukherjee sends Republic Day message

A day after his name was announced for the Bharat Ratna award, former president Pranab Mukherjee called upon countrymen to strive to protect and preserve the foundational ethics of justice, liberty, equality and fraternity as enshrined in the Constitution.

Daily Bulletin: 70th Republic Day celebrations to take place in Delhi amid tight security; President to give out top civilian, military awards; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: 70th Republic Day celebrations to take place in Delhi amid tight security; President to give out top civilian, military awards; day's top stories

The iconic Republic Day parade, which will see 22 tableaus of states and central government departments, will begin with the laying of a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. South African president Cyril Ramaphosa will be the chief guest at the event in Delhi.