History

First president of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad ordered for establishing biggest ever civilian award Bharat Ratna on January 2, 1954. Concept of awarding this award posthumously was not there in the original statute declared in January 1954...

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Key Points

Soon after the award was established its original concept followed presenting a circular gold medal that would have state emblem and motto and rest aspects as decided thereafter. Factors including concrete decision about design to choose...

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Diputes

Posthumous Bharat Ratna award to the Indian freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in 1992 came into news for typical reasons. A Public Interest Litigation stalled everything and the award was forced to be withdrawn thereafter...

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Articles

Phoolka Seeks Return of Bharat Ratna Conferred on Rajiv Gandhi - In what could be a major embarrassment to the Congress, activist of human rights and one of the experienced lawyers, Mr. HS Phoolka has recently stated. Read More...

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam – A Bharat Ratna that Shines Forever - Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away on 27th July 2015, was a multifaceted man. He was addressed as the People’s President because of the chord he struck with the nation’s youth population. Read More...

President Pranab Mukherjee bestows Bharat Ratna on Madan Mohan Malviya - Approximately 68 years after death of renowned educationist and freedom fighter, the Indian government confers the highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna to Madan Mohan Malaviya. Read More...

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee Conferred with Bharat Ratna - The former prime minister and veteran parliamentarian Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who is known to have set up the political party.Read More....

Manmohan Wanted to give Bharat Ratna to Atal, Narasimha Rao but failed - The highest civilian award in India is once again gaining the media attention with Sanjay Baru, former media adviser to former Prime Minister.Read More....

Atal Bihari Vajpayee & Madan Mohan Malaviya called for Bharat Ratna Award - The union government has recently announced about the prestigious and honorable Bharat Ratna award that is the highest civilian honor in India.Read More....