Padma awards

Padma awards: Centenarian social worker, leprosy doctor, child marriage activist among unsung heroes

They are all Padma award winners whose names were announced on Tuesday evening.

published on : 27th January 2022

Padma honours for Azad triggers spat in Congress; Tabla maestro Anindya third person to refuse Padma awards for 2022

Azad denied reports that had claimed he had changed his Twitter profile, calling it a ''mischievous propaganda''.

published on : 26th January 2022

Buddhadeb's wife informed of Padma award before announcement; no one from family objected: Sources

The former chief minister's wife picked up the phone as he has been unwell and she was conveyed the central govt's decision to name him as one of the Padma awardees this year, sources said.

published on : 25th January 2022

Gen Bipin Rawat, Kalyan Singh given Padma Vibhushan; Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai conferred Padma Bhushan

The Home Ministry announced the list of 4 Padma Vibhushan, 17 Padma Bhushan and 107 Padma Shri awardees on the eve of 73rd Republic Day.

published on : 25th January 2022

How peoples' Padma emerged over time

The sustained efforts of the current Union government to democratise the Padma Awards have ensured that they also go to unsung achievers in far-flung corners of India

published on : 19th November 2021

Nanda Sir blesses President Kovind as five more honoured with Padma awards

The awards were given away by the President Ram Nath Kovind at the Civil Investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

published on : 10th November 2021

12 Odias honoured with Padma awards

Padma Shri awards were given away to Damayanti Beshra, Binapani Mohanty and Dr Prasanta Kumar Pattnaik for their contribution to the field of literature and education.

published on : 9th November 2021

Centre appeals to citizens to identify talented achievers for Padma awards

The Union Home Ministry said online nominations or recommendations for the Padma awards -- Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri --  is underway.

published on : 1st September 2021

Names of three doctors recommended for Padma awards this year

The Delhi government has shortlisted the names of three doctors to be recommended for Padma awards this year, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday.

published on : 29th August 2021

Delhi government to recommend names of doctors, health workers for Padma awards

Kejriwal said a search and screening committee headed by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will take the final call on these recommendations.

published on : 27th July 2021

Delhi government to send names of doctors, healthcare workers for Padma awards: CM Kejriwal

"The public will tell us these names. People can send their mails to padmaawards.delhi@gmail.com by August 15," said Delhi Chief Minister.

published on : 27th July 2021

Nominations for 2022 Padma Awards open till September 15

Earlier on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged people to nominate people for the awards.

published on : 14th July 2021

Nominate your choice of inspiring people for Padma awards: PM Narendra Modi to citizens

The Padma awards, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri are amongst the highest civilian awards of the country.

published on : 11th July 2021