Padma Awards

Showing of 21 - 40 from 41 results
Padma Awards - Total results - 41
Padma Awards 2018: Govt invites nominations, recommendations on online portal padmaawards.gov.in
India

Padma Awards 2018: Govt invites nominations, recommendations on online portal padmaawards.gov.in

The process of honouring outstanding personalities from different walks of life with Padma awards for 2018 has begun with the home ministry inviting nominations.

Republic Day 2017: With 120 Padma awardees announced, govt makes gesture of political goodwill
India

Republic Day 2017: With 120 Padma awardees announced, govt makes gesture of political goodwill

In a rare gesture of political goodwill, the government on Wednesday announced Padma awards for leadership cutting across party lines — from NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma and Jammu and Kashmir stalwart Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to its own veterans, Murli Manohar Joshi and Sunderlal Patwa.

Padma Awards: Govt allows nomination from general public to end lobbying
India

Padma Awards: Govt allows nomination from general public to end lobbying

The nominations can be made online but the nominators would be required to furnish their Aadhaar details for authenticity and accountability.

From Dhirubai Ambani to Ajay Devgn, President Mukherjee confers Padma awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan
India

From Dhirubai Ambani to Ajay Devgn, President Mukherjee confers Padma awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday conferred Padma awards on 56 eminent personalities, including Dhirubhai Ambani (posthumously), actor Anupam Kher and former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai, at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

'Kapoor & Sons' first look: Rishi Kapoor gets more versatile with age
Entertainment

'Kapoor & Sons' first look: Rishi Kapoor gets more versatile with age

Today, 47 years after his debut as a child actor, Rishi Kapoor continues to stun and regale us as an actor.

And the Padma goes to: Here's why we'll soon stop taking this prestigious award seriously
Entertainment

And the Padma goes to: Here's why we'll soon stop taking this prestigious award seriously

The National awards this year honours entertainers from Indian cinema, from the hard achievers (Rajinikanth and Anupam Kher) to the hardly achievers.

Padma Awards 2016 announced: Dhirubhai Ambani, Rajinikanth, Ajay Devgn among those honoured
India

Padma Awards 2016 announced: Dhirubhai Ambani, Rajinikanth, Ajay Devgn among those honoured

The list of recipients of Padma Awards 2016 include film personalities, politicians and public officials, among others.

From 'rising intolerance' to rise in award wapsi: Neelabh Bannerjee's take on artists' exodus
India

From 'rising intolerance' to rise in award wapsi: Neelabh Bannerjee's take on artists' exodus

Scientists, historians, artists, writers, filmmakers are returning their honours. It seems all of them have a 'beef' with the government.

Stop Padma Awards, they are given to dishonest people: Sharad Yadav
Politics

Stop Padma Awards, they are given to dishonest people: Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav stirs controversy by alleging that Padma Awards are given to "dishonest" people.

Sharad Yadav's latest claim: Padma awards given only to 'dishonest'
Politics

Sharad Yadav's latest claim: Padma awards given only to 'dishonest'

Speaking to the media after the event, Yadav stuck to his guns, saying "Whatever I have said, I have said."

Was Baba Ramdev's name never shortlisted for Padma awards?
India

Was Baba Ramdev's name never shortlisted for Padma awards?

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday said that yoga guru Baba Ramdev's name was never on the list of people slated to receive the Padma Awards.

Advani, Bachchan, Bill and Melinda Gates: Full list of Padma awardees
India

Advani, Bachchan, Bill and Melinda Gates: Full list of Padma awardees

This year, the list of the awardees comprises of 9 Padma Vibhushan, 20 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri.

Padma Awards 2015: Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar get Padma Vibhushan
India

Padma Awards 2015: Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar get Padma Vibhushan

Senior BJP leader L K Advani, actors Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will be conferred with Padma Vibhushan, media reports said.

 'Ascetic' Ramdev declines Padma award, writes to home ministry
India

'Ascetic' Ramdev declines Padma award, writes to home ministry

Ramdev requested the home minister instead to select some other personality for the award.

Calm down Twitterati: Govt has not yet released the list for Padma Awards
India

Calm down Twitterati: Govt has not yet released the list for Padma Awards

The Ministry of Home Affairs just released a statement calling the media reports are 'speculative'.

Padma awards: Pity that athletes feel they have to lobby for awards, says Omar Abdullah
Politics

Padma awards: Pity that athletes feel they have to lobby for awards, says Omar Abdullah

Outgoing J&K CM Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said it was a "great pity" that athletes feel they have to "lobby" and "jostle with each other" for Padma awards.

Overjoyed, overwhelmed: Vidya Balan on Padma award
Entertainment

Overjoyed, overwhelmed: Vidya Balan on Padma award

Meanwhile, noted filmmaker and cinematographer Santosh Sivan said it was an honour to be a recipient of prestigious Padma Shri.

Cong leader targets Lata Mangeshkar, wants Padma award revoked
Politics

Cong leader targets Lata Mangeshkar, wants Padma award revoked

The Congress leader stayed away from naming any particular artist or leader but his target is being seen as singer Lata Mangeshkar for her endorsement of the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Amartya Sen controversy: Indian Civilian Awards 101 for Chandan Mitra
Politics

Amartya Sen controversy: Indian Civilian Awards 101 for Chandan Mitra

Chandan Mitra is talking through his hat when he demands the withdrawal of Bharat Ratna awarded to Dr Amartya Sen.

Dimple accepts Rajesh Khanna's Padma award
Entertainment

Dimple accepts Rajesh Khanna's Padma award

President Pranab Mukherjee today conferred the Padma awards on several eminent personalities including Adi Godrej, Nana Patekar and Ritu Kumar.