Press Trust of India | Saturday December 14, 2013
According to reports, the offer came from BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who has promised to make the Bengal sports icon the sports minister in the Cabinet if the party comes to power.
India | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 6, 2013
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday hailed South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela as a "true Gandhian" who would continue to inspire future generations after his death.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 19, 2013
India on Thursday joined UN member states in observing International Mandela Day on the 95th birthday of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying the day also holds special significance for the country.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday January 31, 2013
Not many know that Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is known for his acting, can also fly airplanes.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 25, 2013
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has won the title of India's Prime Icon. He was competing alongside actors Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan (SRK), Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, AR Rahman, and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, among others.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 21, 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday led the nation in condoling the death of veteran film-maker Yash Chopra, describing him as an "icon of Indian cinema" who entertained generations.
India | NDTV.com | Sunday September 9, 2012
In a condolence message to Amul founder Verghese Kurien's wife, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described him as an icon of India's cooperative movement and the dairy industry.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday August 15, 2012
Yoga icon Baba Ramdev left Delhi very much on his own terms this afternoon after keeping the police waiting overnight, winning the endorsement of all political parties except the Congress, and serving notice to the Prime Minister and his party about ...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 23, 2012
Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday condoled the death of freedom fighter Captain Lakshmi Sahgal, saying that the nation has lost an icon of selfless service.
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 13, 2012
British Prime Minister David Cameron, who considered a bat signed by Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar as one of his 'most valuable possessions', has donated it to raise money for a cricket stadium in Rwanda.