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Bharat Ratna

President Murmu Confers Bharat Ratna on L.K. Advani in PM Modi's Presence

President Droupadi Murmu confers the Bharat Ratna on L.K. Advani during a felicitation ceremony at the BJP leader's residence.

31 Mar 2024 11:54 PM

Prez confers Bharat Ratna on PV, Singh, Swaminathan, Thakur

Dr Swaminathan, Karpoori Thakur get nation’s highest honour

31 Mar 2024 1:17 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Limits to BJP’s domination? Bharat Ratna and Polls 2024

BJP's strategic Bharat Ratna awards raise questions about electoral motives, regional impact, and the party's pursuit of dominance

14 Feb 2024 9:00 PM

PV Narasimha Rao, MS Swaminathan, Chowdhary Charan Singh conferred with Bharat Ratna

The move to confer the Bharat Ratna to Narasimha Rao was seen as a subtle message to the Gandhis

10 Feb 2024 1:10 AM

Bharat Ratna for L.K. Advani

Advani said that the award is not only an honour for him as a person but also for the ideals and principles he served

04 Feb 2024 1:11 AM


Amitabha Bhattacharya | Rethinking the Padma and Bharat Ratna Awards

No wonder that in recent years, some dedicated grassroots workers, far removed from the limelight, are getting noticed and honoured

18 Oct 2023 12:00 AM

Kejriwal writes to PM Modi, seeks Bharat Ratna for Indian doctors

He also stressed that if necessary, changes should be made in rules so that the medical community can be awarded the highest civilian award

04 Jul 2021 3:34 PM

Sena MP Rajendra Gavit reiterates Bharat Ratna for Savarkar

The NCP and Congress had demanded that the Shiv Sena set aside its Hindutva agenda if it wanted to join hands with them to form the state government.

22 Nov 2019 3:22 AM

Manish Tewari urges PM Modi to confer Bharat Ratna to Bhagat Singh, others

Earlier, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi also vouched to confer Bharat Ratna of the patriots.

26 Oct 2019 11:59 AM

Savarkar a national icon? BJP’s new poll trick

After Chhatrapati Shivaji, Savarkar occupies the highest position on the list of Maharashtra’s icons.

19 Oct 2019 4:37 AM


Had it not been for Savarkar, 1857 rebellion wouldn't have been history: Amit Shah

The Union Home Minister remembered Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and thanked him for setting up the BHU.

17 Oct 2019 2:19 PM

Instead of Savarkar, govt should confer Bharat Ratna to Godse: Manish Tiwari

Earlier on Wednesday, Congress leader Rashid Alvi had also lashed out at the BJP for proposing to confer Bharat Ratna on Veer Savarkar.

17 Oct 2019 8:33 AM

Bharat Ratna row: Prasad hits back at Cong with family jibe

Prasad justified the highest civilian honour for Savarkar and said that he was a patriot who spent 11 years of his life in the Andaman jail.

17 Oct 2019 1:34 AM

‘Search’ for Hazarika’s Bharat Ratna in Assam

Indicating that Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal had invited Mr Tej for a meeting on Wednesday, sources said that he rejected the invitation.

18 Aug 2019 7:24 AM

PM Modi congratulates Pranab Mukherjee on receiving Bharat Ratna

Mukherjee expressed his gratitude to Rashtrapati Bhawan and people of the nation for bestowing the Bharat Ratna on him.

09 Aug 2019 12:39 PM


Gandhi family skips Pranab Mukherjee's Bharat Ratna award function

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh too was not seen at the ceremony.

09 Aug 2019 8:53 AM

Pranab Mukherjee felicitated with Bharat Ratna by President Kovind

Mukherjee was greeted on receiving the accolade by PM Modi, Vice President Naidu and slew of other leaders who were present at ceremony.

08 Aug 2019 7:46 PM

Pranab Mukherjee to be awarded Bharat Ratna today

The other Presidents, who had been conferred the Bharat Ratna include Dr S Radhakrishnan, Rajendra Prasad, Zakir Hussain and V V Giri.

08 Aug 2019 9:33 AM

Will be 'honour' to receive Bharat Ratna on my father's behalf: Hazarika's son

Tej said it is 'tremendous honour for me and my family to be invited' by Indian govt to accept 'Bharat Ratna' on behalf of his late father.

16 Feb 2019 3:49 PM

Differences in Bhupen Hazarika’s family on whether to accept Bharat Ratna or not

'I am of the view that Bhupen deserved Bharat Ratna, which he should have been conferred upon a long time back,' says Samar Hazarika.

12 Feb 2019 11:00 AM