RJD leader Shivananda Tiwari alleged that the Union government 'fielded' Sachin Tendulkar to 'counter' international personalities who recently tweeted about farmers’ protest.
Amartya Sen denies Visva Bharati VC’s claim that he had urged him not to evict hawkers near his ancestral home.
Actor Richa Chadha Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar award by Maharashtra Governor for her contribution to Indian cinema.
National Sports Day is celebrated on August 29, on the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand. But the hockey great has been so far been denied India's greatest honour, Bharat Ratna
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'We have always been demanding respect for Veer Savarkar. Those who oppose Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar be put for two days in Andaman's cellular jail,' Sanjay Raut said.
Savarkar remains one of the most talked about individual to this day whose truth is not in black and white but lies in the grey.
In his letter, Congress leader Manish Tiwari said Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev have inspired an entire generation of patriots with their unrelenting resistance to British imperialism and later with their supreme sacrifice on March 23, 1931.
Expressing grave concern over the crisis involving the PMC Bank scam, Tewari said public money is no more safe in Indian banks and the scam has been totally damaging that has left thousands of depositors in a state of shock.
Congress said BJP should demand Bharat Ratna for Nathuram Godse instead of Veer Savarkar.
The BJP has proposed the name of Veer Savarkar for Bharat Ratna in its manifesto for the coming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
The BJP manifesto, released on Tuesday, had a page on Bharat Ratna awards in which the party proposed the names of Mahatma Jyotirao Phule, Savitribai Phule and Veer Savarkar for the country's highest civilian award.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi rued that Hindutva ideologue V D Savarkar was denied the Bharat Ratna.
In its election manifesto, released by BJP working president J P Nadda, the state unit also sought the honour for social reformers Jyotiba Phule and Savitribai Phule.
Former president Pranab Mukherjee was conferred the highest civilian award by his successor Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday.
Pranab Mukherjee served as India's 13th President from 2012-2017.
Music legend Bhupen Hazarika's son Tej Hazarika, a US citizen, said that Bharat Ratnas and 'longest bridges' while necessary, will not promote the peace and prosperity of the citizens of India.
Yoga guru Ramdev has lamented that no one from the saint community has been chosen for the country's highest civilian award - 'Bharat Ratna' - in the past 70 years.
Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari during the two-day inspection program of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, at Sohna in Gurugram district.PTI Photo
Vendors arrange sugarcane bundles for sale at a bank of Brahmaputra river in Guwahati.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Defence Offices Complexes in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Union Minister of Sports & Youth Affairs Anurag Thakur with All India Football Federation President Praful Patel during their meeting in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari during inspection of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway in the Haryana region.PTI Photo
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