Wednesday, July 17, 2024


Padma Awards

Meet Prabha Atre – The classical vocalist from Kirana Kharana awarded the Padma Vibhushan this year

Vidushi Prabha Atre, the doyen of the Kirana Gharana of Hindustani Classical Music has been awarded Padma Vibhushan this year

Here is why Buddhadeb Bhattacharya and singer Sandhya Mukherjee rejected the Padma honours

It is an established procedure that before the announcement of the name for such civilian honours, the government seeks the consent of the prospective awardees. If anyone conveys any objection or shows unwillingness, he or she is not named.

Padma Awards 2022: CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, Kalyan Singh, Satya Nadella, among others conferred with the highest civilian awards of India

Ahead of Republic Day, the President approved 4 Padma Vibhushan, 17 Padma Bhushan and 107 Padma Shri Awards

Kathak maestro Pandit Birju Maharaj passes away at 83

Pandit Birju Maharaj was also the recipient of the 2nd highest Indian civilian award of Padma Vibhushan in 1984.

Padmashri Sindhutai Sapkal passes away at 74: Here is how she came to be known as ‘the mother of orphans’

Sindhutai Sapkal, known as 'Maai', passed away at the age of 74 after suffering from a cardiac arrest on 4 January 2022

Actor Vikram Gokhale extends support to Kangana Ranaut on ‘Independence ki bheek’ remark, agrees we got real freedom in 2014

Gokhale said that we in India got freedom in alms as it was 'given'. He said many freedom fighters were hanged and the bigwigs at that time didn't try to save them and remained mute spectators, he said.

“He presented something to me which I greatly cherish”: PM Modi thanks Padma Shri awardee master weaver Biren Kumar Basak for a special gift

After receiving Padma Shri award, Biren Kumar Basak gave PM Modi a special gift of a Sari with Narendra Modi's image weaved on it

Big brain liberals “slam” PM Modi for not giving Padma Award to Neeraj Chopra because he is a ‘farmer’s son’: Here is how they...

Neeraj Chopra was not awarded a Padma Award because the awards were for 2020 and announced on January 26th, much before the Olympics

Veteran archaeologist BB Lal felicitated with the Padma Vibhushan. Here is his contribution to the Ram Janmabhoomi verdict

Many remember Professor BB Lal for excavating the Ramjanmabhoomi site and unearthing the existence of a temple beneath the Babri structure at Ayodhya.

Tree Goddess from Karnataka to Turmeric Trinity from Meghalaya: This year’s Padma awardees, ordinary people doing extraordinary things

In a stark contrast to previous governments where the Padma awards were given to elites of Lutyen's Delhi, the Modi govt has been honouring unsung heroes from faraway villages of India.

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