Sunday, 2 April, 2023
TopicBharat Ratna

Topic: Bharat Ratna

Bharat Ratna for entire medical fraternity, says Kejriwal to Modi

In a letter to the prime minister, Kejriwal said necessary changes should be made in rules so that the medical community can be awarded the highest civilian award.

Ratan Tata urges social media users to discontinue Bharat Ratna campaign for him

Hashtag #BharatRatnaForRatanTata started trending after entrepreneur Vivek Bindra urged Twitter to join his campaign seeking India’s highest civilian honour for the industrialist.

Bharat Ratna used to be for Congress’ secular Brahmins. Today it’s for BJP’s Hindutva Brahmins

While it’s debatable who deserves India's highest civilian award, what seems to be working in favour of P.V. Narasimha Rao and S.P. Balasubrahmanyam is their caste.

Pranab Mukherjee, veteran Congressman who wanted to be PM but ended up President, dies at 84

A vital cog in UPA wheel, quintessential Congressman Pranab Mukherjee's 4-decade-long eventful political career ended on a high note with his election as President in 2012.

Mahatma Gandhi beyond formal recognition: Supreme Court rejects plea to award Bharat Ratna

The apex court rejected the plea, saying Mahatma Gandhi was the 'Father of the Nation' and is already held in high esteem.

Manmohan Singh becomes the ‘voice’ of a voiceless leadership & Sena’s Rs 10 meal promise

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

What Sonia-Rahul’s Congress can learn from Indira Gandhi on Veer Savarkar & nationalism

Confusion in Congress over Veer Savarkar has once again exposed its ambivalence on nationalism. It needs to learn from Indira Gandhi, or even Manmohan Singh.

Rahul Gandhi must reflect on why grandmother Indira called Savarkar a patriot

A Bharat Ratna would finally lay to rest the soul of this much-maligned and misunderstood leader of India.

Bharat Ratna for Uncle Pai? Ex-culture secretary’s response irks Amar Chitra Katha fans

As an opinion piece sought Bharat Ratna for Anant Pai, the man behind Amar Chitra Katha, Jawahar Sircar said the books "injected poison into young minds".

Identity, music & Bhupen Hazarika: The man who united Assam, talked inclusivity

Bhupen da’s songs stirred nationalism and sub-nationalisms during language riots & ethnic conflicts Assam. On Thursday he was awarded the Bharat Ratna.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.