Dhyanchand

  • Bharat Ratna controversy: Who said what 18-11-2013 03:52 PM

    New Delhi: Two days after cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar was bestowed with the Bharat Ratna, political parties are demanding that their leaders should also get India's highest civilian award. Some want former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to be honoured with the award while others are pitching for hockey great...
  • Giving Bharat Ratna to Sachin an overdose of honour: RTI activist 18-11-2013 02:30 PM

    Right to Information (RTI) activist Subhash Agarwal said giving Bharat Ratna to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is an oversode of honour. He said, "Sachin has been given Bharat Ratna against the existing rules. He was given the highest honour in sports and also a Rajya Sabha seat. I think it...
  • Why Bharat Ratna to Sachin, he didn't play cricket for free: JDU 18-11-2013 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: Janata Dal United leader Shivanand Tiwari on Monday stoked another controversy by saying that Bharat Ratna awardee Sachin Tendulkar did not play cricket for free. Questioning the Centre for not conferring the honour on hockey great Major Dhayanchand, he said, "Sachin is a good player but he was...
  • Chouhan demands Bharat Ratna for Dhyanchand, Chandrababu for NTR 18-11-2013 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: Politics is being played over the Bharat Ratna now. After master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and scientist Professor CNR Rao were awarded the Bharat Ratna, various political parties are demanding that their leaders too should get the same. The Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded the honour for former Prime...
  • BCCI recommends Kohli, Gavaskar for Arjuna and Dhyanchand awards 30-04-2013 06:58 PM

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board (BCCI) has recommended the names of young batsman Virat Kohli for the prestigious Arjuna award and former captain Sunil Gavaskar for the Dhyanchand lifetime achievement honour to the sports ministry. Confirming this, BCCI sources said that Tuesday was the last date for recommending the awards to...