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From MS Subbulakshmi to Kangana Ranaut, tracing the journey of women in Indian cinema and the Padma awards
Lifestyle

From MS Subbulakshmi to Kangana Ranaut, tracing the journey of women in Indian cinema and the Padma awards

Padma awards have always eluded women in cinema, theatre and music. The ones who have broken the glass ceiling over the years share an interesting pattern which is representative of a creaking system of felicitation in the world of Indian art and culture.

Adnan Sami Padma Award row: Timing of honour, when musician's prime is long past, reduces him to sycophancy
Entertainment

Adnan Sami Padma Award row: Timing of honour, when musician's prime is long past, reduces him to sycophancy

Adnan Sami was once known as being an incredibly talented musician. But his most prolific work was too brief and far behind him currently. By awarding him the Padma Shri now and making it seem like popular opinion, the government has reduced him to a sycophant.

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat raises questions on Padma Awards after snub, asks 'who decides who shall be awarded?'
Sports

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat raises questions on Padma Awards after snub, asks 'who decides who shall be awarded?'

Vinesh Phogat on Sunday raised questions about the manner in which Padma awards are given to sportspersons, terming the process as an "unfair one" after facing the snub for the third time.

Republic Day 2020: Narendra Modi, in Mann Ki Baat, says insurgency reduced considerably in North East, issues being resolved through dialogue
India

Republic Day 2020: Narendra Modi, in Mann Ki Baat, says insurgency reduced considerably in North East, issues being resolved through dialogue

In this year's first 'Mann Ki Baat', Narendra Modi also appealed to all those trying to find solutions through weapons and violence to come back (to the mainstream)

Padma Awards 2020: Jaitley, Sushma conferred Padma Vibhushan; Anand Mahindra, Manohar Parrikar get Padma Bhushan; Karan Johar gets Padma Shri
India

Padma Awards 2020: Jaitley, Sushma conferred Padma Vibhushan; Anand Mahindra, Manohar Parrikar get Padma Bhushan; Karan Johar gets Padma Shri

Padma Awards: The Padma Vibhushan for this year has been awarded to a total of seven prominent personalities, while 16 have been given the Padma Bhushan and 118 have been given the Padma Shri

Govt institutes Sardar Patel National Unity Award: All you need to know about India's highest civilian honour
India

Govt institutes Sardar Patel National Unity Award: All you need to know about India's highest civilian honour

The government of India instituted the highest civilian award in the name of India’s first deputy prime minister Sardar Vallabhai Patel

Manoj Bajpayee on lack of recognition: Even National Awards jury has ignored a few great films I've done
Bollywood

Manoj Bajpayee on lack of recognition: Even National Awards jury has ignored a few great films I've done

"By celebrating lesser deserving people, you're setting a very wrong precedent for our country," says Manoj Bajpayee, after his film Gali Guleiyan was not nominated for mainstream awards.

Shankar Mahadevan on getting Padma Shri: Better to get it late than have people say 'you got awarded too soon'
Bollywood

Shankar Mahadevan on getting Padma Shri: Better to get it late than have people say 'you got awarded too soon'

"It's a compliment for me when people say that I should have been awarded way before," says music composer-singer Shankar Mahadevan on his Padma Shri honour.

Gautam Gambhir, Kader Khan, Prabhu Deva to be awarded Padma Shri; L&T chairman AM Naik gets Padma Vibushan; list of winners
India

Gautam Gambhir, Kader Khan, Prabhu Deva to be awarded Padma Shri; L&T chairman AM Naik gets Padma Vibushan; list of winners

President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh, L&T chairman AM Naik, late journalist Kuldip Nayar, late actor Kadar Khan and cricketer Gautam Gambhir were among the 112 prominent personalities who were named on Friday for conferment of this year's Padma awards.

Padma Awards 2018: MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani, Manoj Joshi among noted personalities conferred honour
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Padma Awards 2018: MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani, Manoj Joshi among noted personalities conferred honour

Former India cricket captain MS Dhoni, ace cueist Pankaj Advani and actor Manoj Joshi were among several noted personalities who received the Padma awards from President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony in New Delhi

Padma Awards 2018: Illaiyaraja, Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Kidambi Srikanth and 40 others given national honour
India

Padma Awards 2018: Illaiyaraja, Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Kidambi Srikanth and 40 others given national honour

Keeping its promise of honouring "unsung heroes", the government this year honoured with Padma awards several personalities who served the poor, set up free schools and popularised tribal arts globally

Padma Awards 2018: 43 prominent personalities receive prestigious honour at Rashtrapati Bhavan
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Padma Awards 2018: 43 prominent personalities receive prestigious honour at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Music composer Illaiyaraja, Classical singer Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Hindutva thinker P Parameswaran and 40 other prominent personalities were conferred the Padma awards for 2018 by President Ram Nath Kovind

Many winning Padma awards without any recommendation, says Narendra Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat'
India

Many winning Padma awards without any recommendation, says Narendra Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded the recently conferred Padma Awardees and appreciated the fact that so many of them marked themselves out "without any recommendation"

'Indian women are taking rapid strides in all fields': Full-text of Narendra Modi's 40th 'Mann Ki Baat'
India

'Indian women are taking rapid strides in all fields': Full-text of Narendra Modi's 40th 'Mann Ki Baat'

In the first 'Mann ki Baat' of 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the achievements of women in various fields, saying that nothing is impossible for women if they have a strong will. Following is the full text of Modi's 40th edition of the monthly radio address:

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi applauds women power, ventures against social evils in 1st radio address of 2018
India

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi applauds women power, ventures against social evils in 1st radio address of 2018

Narendra Modi in Mann Ki Baat on Sunday said that for the first in history heads of 10 ASEAN countries joined India's Republic Day celebration

On 69th Republic Day, nine prominent personalities from North East India conferred Padma Shri award
India

On 69th Republic Day, nine prominent personalities from North East India conferred Padma Shri award

Padma awards — one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

Padma awards announced: List of eminent 85 includes music composer Ilaiyaraja, Indian captain MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani
India

Padma awards announced: List of eminent 85 includes music composer Ilaiyaraja, Indian captain MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani

Keeping its promise of honouring “unsung heroes”, the government on Thursday announced Padma Shri awards for personalities who served the poor, set up free schools and popularized tribal arts globally

Rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's name was recommended for Padma award by 4,208 people
India

Rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's name was recommended for Padma award by 4,208 people

Gurmeet, who was sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping two followers this week, recommended himself five times.

Padma Awards 2018: Govt invites nominations, recommendations to honour 'unsung heroes'
India

Padma Awards 2018: Govt invites nominations, recommendations to honour 'unsung heroes'

Till 15 September, anyone can nominate any person for the prestigious Padma Awards for the year 2018, with the government laying stress on honouring the unsung heroes.

Narendra Modi at Champions of Change event: Govt taking steps to uproot 'institutionalised corruption'
India

Narendra Modi at Champions of Change event: Govt taking steps to uproot 'institutionalised corruption'

Addressing over 200 start-up entrepreneurs at 'Champions of Change' programme, Narendra Modi said the government has taken numerous measures to ease the life of the common man