He is one the richest Indian politicians, having declared his assets at Rs 680 crore in 2014 election affidavit — he was elected from Guntur.
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP Jayadev Galla initiated the debate in Lok Sabha on the Opposition-sponsored no-trust motion against the Narendra Modi government.
Swami Agnivesh is widely known for his campaign against bonded labour through his foundation Bandhua Mukti Morcha (Bonded Labor Liberation Front)
Georges Lemaitre's theory of the universe's expansion had to face rejection from major physicists and theorists of the era. Einstein initially dismissed his work, saying, “Your calculations are correct, but your physics is atrocious."
Croatia President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović: While the NATO summit kept the Croatian president away from the semi-finals in which Croatia beat England, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic flew back immediately to Moscow to witness her country play in the FIFA finals for the first time.
Hima Das on Thursday clinched the top spot in the women's 400m final race in the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships to become the first woman athlete to win a gold medal at the world level.
Dada Vaswani initiated a global peace initiative called The Moment of Calm. Where people across the globe observe two minutes silence on August 2 at 2pm to forgive and to seek forgiveness.
Jarrod Ramos had been making social media threats against the paper for some time according to county police officials in a press conference.
Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis: It was during Mahalabonis' time in London, that he was introduced to the journal Biometrika and developed a keen interest in statistics and its utility to problems in meteorology and anthropology,
Sandeep Bakhshi was appointed as ICICI Bank's Wholetime Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) designate on Monday, following a board of directors meeting in Mumbai.
However, XXXTentacion's short career was plagued by allegations of domestic violence. At the time of his death, he was awaiting trial after being accused of domestic violence by his pregnant ex-girlfriend in 2016.
Shujaat Bukhari was a Srinagar-based scribe and Editor-in-Chief of Rising Kashmir, a Srinagar-based local daily newspaper. He was earlier the Bureau Chief of The Hindu.
Bhaiyyuji Maharaj had a wide following among politicians and businessmen, who flock to him for ‘advice’ on spiritual matters.
Malaysia's council of rulers has decided to appoint Tommy Thomas as attorney-general — the first non-Muslim to hold the post since the country was formed in 1963.
Dinesh D'Souza was born in Mumbai. He is 57 years old. He hails from a Roman Catholic family from Goa. He is a political commentator and a filmmaker.
Wife of former Member of Parliament Munawwar Hasan, Tabassum has the backing of Congress, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party against BJP's Mriganka Singh. With the victory, Tabassum has become the only Muslim MP from Uttar Pradesh since 2014.
An activist and vocal critic of Poland’s rightwing politics, Olga Tokarczuk is a controversial figure in her home country. She has also received death threats or criticizing aspects of the country's past, including its episodes of anti-Semitism.
1830, Ram Mohan Roy traveled to the United Kingdom as an ambassador of the Mughal Empire to ensure that Lord William Bentinck’s Bengal Sati Regulation, 1829 banning the practice of Sati was not overturned.
A four-time MLA, Bopaiah was the Karnataka Assembly speaker from 2009 to 2013.
A pro-tem speaker is chosen with the agreement of the members of the Lok Sabha and legislative assembly, so that he can carry on the activities till the permanent speaker is not chosen. Once the new Speaker is elected, the office of the pro tem speaker ceases to exist.