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

AAP leader Alka Lamba takes to Twitter, hints at possible return to Congress
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AAP leader Alka Lamba takes to Twitter, hints at possible return to Congress

AAP leader Alka Lamba on Friday dropped subtle hints about her inclination to return to the Congress.

AAP's Alka Lamba denies reports of her resignation as controversy over resolution on Bharat Ratna to Rajiv Gandhi persists
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AAP's Alka Lamba denies reports of her resignation as controversy over resolution on Bharat Ratna to Rajiv Gandhi persists

After confusion over the fate of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Alka Lamba, ANI quoted her on Saturday as saying that "I am not resigning." On Friday, there were reports that Lamba was asked to resign after she refused to support a purported resolution passed in the Delhi Assembly urging the Centre to revoke the Bharat Ratna awarded to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Alka Lamba asked to quit AAP after MLA refuses to back demand for revoking Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna award
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Alka Lamba asked to quit AAP after MLA refuses to back demand for revoking Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna award

The Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government on Friday sought MLA Alka Lamba's resignation after she denied support to a resolution in the Assembly that called for revoking late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna award over the 1984 riots.

Dhyan Chand's son appreciates government's efforts to push for Bharat Ratna for hockey legend
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Dhyan Chand's son appreciates government's efforts to push for Bharat Ratna for hockey legend

Olympian Ashok Kumar said, "I appreciate the government for doing this (requesting Bharat Ratna0 to recognise Dhyan Chand. We are all very happy. People across the country are appreciating this."

Lucknow: Supporters celebrate Vajpayee's birthday and Bharat Ratna award
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Lucknow: Supporters celebrate Vajpayee's birthday and Bharat Ratna award

Several kilograms of laddoos were made for distribution among the poor across Uttar Pradesh to mark the 90th birthday former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.