Former India hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay on Tuesday said that the legendary Dhyan Chand should be bestowed with the Bharat Ratna as soon as possible.
Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) President Jitan Ram Manjhi alleged on Thursday that Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar did not sack his deputy, Tejashwi Yadav, the son of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, to save his chair.
The sports ministry has written to the Prime Minister's Office, requesting Bharat Ratna for the late Dhyan Chand in what can be considered its latest push to bestow the hockey legend with India's highest civilian honour.
The process of honouring outstanding personalities from different walks of life with Padma awards for 2018 has begun with the home ministry inviting nominations.
Speaking on the resolution, TDP's Andhra Pradesh unit chief Kala Venkat Rao said it was NT Rama Rao who ended the Congress party's rule in the country by bringing all non-Congress parties on a common platform.
The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking direction to announce Bharat Ratna for late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa (her name is sometimes spelt as Jayalalitha as well), who passed away in December 2016.
Days after he urged the Centre to grant Rs 1000 Crore for cyclone relief operations in the state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow to press the demand.
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Former greats today revived the longstanding demand for Bharat Ratna to late hockey legend Dhyan Chand with some saying the "wizard" should have been given the honour ahead of cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar.
It would be a "fantastic gesture" by the NDA government if it announces Bharat Ratna to PV Narasimha Rao, said Sanjaya Baru.
The iconic Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday celebrated his 43rd birthday by playing cricket with children from the 'Make-A-Wish India' organisation in the city, even as the fraternity wished him and waxed eloquence.
Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Monday demanded Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar to "shut up the Congress permanently".
A division bench gave the direction regarding the honour of a Bharat Ratna for Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose while disposing of a PIL.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs the right scientific advice to turn his vision to reality and should also start mission-mode projects, feels India's Bharat Ratna-winning scientist CNR Rao.
India has progressed during the 25 years of liberal economic reforms but some central issues still remain an issue, notably in the education and healthcare spaces, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said.
The Madhya Pradesh High Court today dismissed a petition demanding that the Bharat Ratna honour of cricket icon and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar be revoked.
President APJ Abdul Kalam who was laid to rest on Thursday with full state honours in his home town Rameswaram.
Hundreds of mourners fought back tears as they stood in serpentine queues for the final glimpse of this island's most famous son--former President A P J Abdul Kalam--as he lay in state, back in his hometown one last time.
On 27 July, Anushka Sharma, following the demise of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, had tweeted out her respects for the Bharat Ratna. However, she referred the 'Missile Man' of India as 'APL Kalam Azad', confusing him with the freedom fighter Maulana Azad, and paid for it.
A P J Abdul Kalam was a 'rashtra-ratna' (nation's gem) and the best tribute to him would be to realise his dreams for the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said as the nation mourned the demise of the former President.