Padma Awards

Mary Kom and 8 female athletes in line for Padma Awards

Recently crowned World Champion P.V. Sindhu has been suggested for the Padma Bhushan Award.

published on : 12th September 2019

Government gets over 25,000 nominations for Padma Awards 2020

Everyone without any distinction of race, caste, occupation, position or sex are eligible for the awards.

published on : 30th August 2019

Government gets over 16,000 nominations for Padma Awards 2020

Padma awards are given for distinguished and exceptional achievements and service in all fields and disciplines.

published on : 9th August 2019

Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh invites entries for Padma awards

The Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) invited applications from sports persons across the State who aspire to get the prestigious Padma awards.

published on : 26th June 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma awards

As many as 112 'inspiring' personalities were selected for this year's Padma awards and their names were announced on the eve of Republic Day this year.

published on : 16th March 2019

Padma awards ceremony: Mohanlal, Bajrang Punia, and 45 eminent personalities receive honours

The remaining awardees are likely to be conferred the honour at another function to be held on March 16, a Home Ministry official said.

published on : 11th March 2019

Bharat Ratna, Padma awards cannot be used as titles: Government

The article is about 'Abolition of titles' and its section 1 states, 'No title, not being a military or academic distinction, shall be conferred by the State.'

published on : 12th February 2019

My sister has right to decline Padma Shri: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Mehta had been named for the Padma Shri in the 'Foreigners' category for her outstanding contribution to the field of art and literature.

published on : 28th January 2019

Padma Awards: Artistes humbled by nation’s honour

Among the first-time Padma Awardees are the multi-faceted Prabhudheva, singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan, lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, and actor Manoj Bajpayee.

published on : 27th January 2019

Ex-Kerala police chief mocks Padma award for Nambi Narayanan, calls him 'below average scientist'

TP Senkumar said the Padma award for Narayanan came at a time when a Supreme Court committee was looking into the ISRO spy case, comparing it with awarding murderers.

published on : 27th January 2019

Upset with Karnataka government, Padma awardee Thimmakka says she can’t eat mementos

Today there are 385 banyan trees on a 4km stretch between Hulikal and Kudur in Magadi taluk of Ramanagara district, thanks to Thimmakka’s efforts.  

published on : 27th January 2019

Sankara Eye Foundation's Dr RV Ramani: How a man’s vision gave millions their eyesight

Even as congratulations pour for Ramani for being awarded Padma Shri, the story of how he struggled through the initial years and evolved a sustainable business model is a miracle.

published on : 27th January 2019

Padma awardee Dr Ramaswami Venkataswami: Freedom fighter’s son who saved many a limb and life

He is the founding father of Institute for Research and Rehabilitation of hand and Department of Plastic Surgery at Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital.

published on : 27th January 2019

Sharath Kamal, first paddler to get Padma award, wants youngsters to scale even greater heights

For Sharath, what matters the most is that this is some much-needed recognition for table tennis — he is the first Indian paddler to get a Padma Shri.

published on : 27th January 2019

More needs to be done to reach women in tribal areas: Padma awardee P Chinnapillai

Chinnapillai started the first micro-credit or community banking movement called ‘Kalanjiyam Iyakkam’ with 15 members who contributed Rs 10 to 20 each.

published on : 27th January 2019
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