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Five silver shehnais of Ustad Bismillah Khan stolen, FIR registered

Five of Ustad Bismillah Khan's shehnais, four of which were made of silver, have gone missing from his son Kazim Hussain's home in Varanasi. "We...

Subramanian Swamy demands Bharat Ratna for Ashok Singhal

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday favoured conferring of Bharat Ratna award on former VHP leader Ashok Singhal posthumously. In a statement, Swamy said Singhal...

Former hockey captains gathered at Jantar Mantar to demand the long...

Former greats revived the longstanding demand for Bharat Ratna to late hockey legend Dhyan Chand on Sunday with some saying the "wizard" should have...

Should Veer Savarkar be conferred Bharat Ratna?

Justice Markandey Katju A typical modus operandi of British authorities during British rule was this : when they spotted an Indian who made fiery speeches...

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam passes away aged 83; condolences come...

Former President and Bharat Ratna APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday after suddenly falling ill during a lecture at the Indian Institute of...

MP HC admits petition seeking to strip Sachin Tendulkar’s Bharat Ratna

Madhya Pradesh High Court has admitted a petition seeking to strip Sachin Tendulkar's Bharat Ratna, awarded to the cricketer in February this year. According to...