India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Monday May 18, 2015
Ruskin Bond, one of India's most beloved writers, and acclaimed children's author, turns 81 tomorrow. Mr Bond has more than 100 novels to his credit, and has won multiple awards, including the Sahitya Akademi Award for English writing in India, the P...
India News | NDTV.com | Friday May 1, 2015
In this episode, Shekhar Gupta, is joined by a luminary of the Indian judiciary, Harish Salve - former Solicitor General of India and a prominent lawyer. Here is the full transcript of the interview.
Thursday April 9, 2015
Mr Bachchan received the Padma Shri in 1984 and the Padma Bhushan in 2001.
JaideepBhandarkar,Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday March 30, 2015
Badminton protege Sindhu's most notable performance last year was winning the bronze at the Copenhagen World Championships. With the medal, she became the first and only Indian ever to win two World medals, that too back-to-back in the sport's most p...
Pooja Taalwar | Tuesday January 27, 2015
Mr Khan was particularly upset that his former writing partner had already received two Padma honours. He said, "My partner Javed Akhtar has received both Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri"
India News | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Sunday January 25, 2015
Senior BJP leader LK Advani, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and actor Amitabh Bachchan are among the recipients of the prestigious Padma Awards.
Opinion | Shobhaa De | Wednesday January 7, 2015
Shobhaa De on whether it's appropriate to lobby for Padma Bhushan.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Reports were rife in a section of the media during the day that Vijender Singh had demanded that his name be nominated for the country's third-highest civilian award -- a day after fellow Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal was recommended for the ...
NDTVSports,Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Vijender Singh said he preferably wants two-time Olympic medal winning wrestler Sushil Kumar to get the Padma Bhushan, as originally recommended by the Sports Ministry.
People | Press Trust of India | Monday January 5, 2015
Free-market economist and Columbia University professor Arvind Panagariya, who today became the first Vice-Chairman of the newly formed NITI Aayog, has been one of the most vocal supporters of 'Gujarat model of growth'.
Press Trust of India | Monday January 5, 2015
Saina Nehwal was finally recommended for the Padma Bhushan by the Sports Ministry but not before a controversy had been created, which saw the ace badminton player hit out at authorities.
NDTVSports | Monday January 5, 2015
Saina Nehwal had earlier expressed anger that her name was not recommended for the Padma Bhushan award.
SandeepPhukan | Monday January 5, 2015
In a exclusive chat with NDTV, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that recommendation for Saina Nehwal for Padma Bhushan Award in 2015 will be considered. The ministry received the letter of recommendation from the Badminton Association of India...
Press Trust of India,Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday January 3, 2015
Sports Ministry felt wrestler Sushil Kumar was more deserving for Padma Bhushan than Saina Nehwal.
Wednesday October 1, 2014
Priyanka Chopra took to Facebook to congratulate five-time world champion Mary Kom on her historic victory at the Asian Games
Press Trust of India | Friday September 5, 2014
Pankaj Advani is a winner of 10 world titles in billiards and snooker. In 2005, he set a world record by becoming the first player to complete a grand double by winning both the point and time formats in IBSF World Billiards Championship.
India News | Alok Pandey, B Sunzu | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Boxer MC Mary Kom is one of India's biggest sporting icons. Back home in Manipur, her story is one of grit and perseverance, and one where, in between attending school, caring for her younger siblings, and training to be a boxer in the insurgency rid...
Press Trust of India | Thursday August 14, 2014
In recognition of their efforts in cricket, India captain MS Dhoni and vice-captain Virat Kohli have been recommended for honours by the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
NDTVSports | Wednesday August 13, 2014
According to reports, the Board of Control for Cricket in India have recommended Mahendra Singh Dhoni for Padma Bhushan and Virat Kohli for Padma Shri awards.
Mid-Day.com | Sunday May 4, 2014
India's most successful tennis star, who was recently conferred the Padma Bhushan, has cited emotional harassment by partner Rhea Pillai while seeking the court's intervention to get custody of their daughter and restrain his partner from taking the ...
Press Trust of India | Saturday April 26, 2014
Indian tennis star Leander Paes was among the 11 Padma Bhushan awardees this year.
Mid-day | Saturday April 26, 2014
On the eve of receiving his Padma Bhushan, India's tennis ace Leander Paes says that the honour only motivates him to use every bit of fuel in his system.
Sonal Gera | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Tamil cinema star Kamal Haasan, who had last year threatened to leave India in the light of controversies surrounding his film Vishwaroopam, on March 31 pledged his "commitment" to the country and expressed hope he would not leave it.
Chandni | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Bollywood actors Kamal Haasan and Vidya Balan were among the batch of this year's Padma honorees who received their awards from President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering ceremony in New Delhi on March 31.