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
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
Earlier, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi also vouched to confer Bharat Ratna of the patriots.
26 Oct 2019 11:59 AM
After Chhatrapati Shivaji, Savarkar occupies the highest position on the list of Maharashtra’s icons.
19 Oct 2019 4:37 AM
The Union Home Minister remembered Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and thanked him for setting up the BHU.
17 Oct 2019 2:19 PM
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
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
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
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
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh too was not seen at the ceremony.
09 Aug 2019 8:53 AM
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
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
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
'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
This is seen as a bid to woo the politically and numerically strong Lingayat community in Karnataka ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.
31 Jan 2019 5:24 PM
Sena has been demanding the Bharat Ratna for Savarkar, who was jailed in the Andamans during freedom struggle.
29 Jan 2019 1:45 AM
The BJP was pitching hard for the Bharat Ratna for Savarkar when it was in opposition.
28 Jan 2019 12:07 PM
Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, was conferred on B R Ambedkar out of compulsion and not by heart
28 Jan 2019 9:29 AM
Kharge accused the BJP, RSS and the Central forces of trying to destabilise Karnataka before the coming Lok Sabha elections.
27 Jan 2019 12:04 PM
Hazarika was honoured with the highest civilian award of the country more than seven years after his death.
27 Jan 2019 2:52 AM