Honeypreet, who often refers herself as 'Papa's angel', has been slapped with sedition charges for allegedly plotting Ram Rahim’s ‘escape’ bid from the court.
NDTV takeover: Sources said a deal has been finalised and SpiceJet owner Ajay Singh will take control of news channel NDTV along with editorial rights of NDTV. Singh will have controlling stake of around 40 per cent in NDTV.
R Sreelekha, who currently holds the post of ADGP (Prisons), worked as a lecturer and with the Reserve Bank before she tried her luck in the civil services examination.
N D Tiwari, who joined the Congress in 1963, was the only Indian politician to have served as chief minister of two states, Uttar Pradesh and later Uttarakhand.
Iqbal Kaskar is the younger brother of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and was arrested by the Anti-Extortion Cell of Thane Police on Monday night after a builder complained against him of repeated extortion demands.
Born on April 15, 1919 in Punjab in undivided India, Arjan Singh was the only IAF officer to be elevated to five-star rank, equivalent to a Field Marshal in the Army.
Abu Ismail was mostly active in Kulgam and Anantnag districts of south Kashmir and came on the radar of the security forces after a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims returning from the Amarnath Yatra was attacked in Anantnag town near Khanbal in July.
The Chakmas and Hajongs, originally residents of the Chittagong Hill Tracts of the former East Pakistan, had to flee following religious persecution.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced on Twitter on Tuesday that Father Tom Uzhunnalil who had been taken hostage by ISIS forces in Yemen had been rescued after 17 months of captivity. Father Tom belongs to Kerala's Kottayam district.
Through his speeches and lectures, Swami Vivekananda tried to rouse the religious consciousness among people and also tried to uplift the downtrodden using the principles of Practical Vedanata.
Gauri Lankesh was the editor of ' Gauri Lankesh Patrike' a weekly Kannada tabloid, besides owning some other publications. In her works, she had often voiced her opinions against the communal politics, caste system as well as against the establishment.
Ahmad's political career started as a Chatra Parishad member (student wing of Indian National Congress) during his college days at Maulana Azad College during the early '70s. He joined Youth Congress in 1973, and was District Secretary of Youth Congress from 1978-80
64-year-old Ashwini Kumar Choubey is a five-term MLA from Bihar who is credited with wresting the Buxar seat from RJD's grip and adding it to BJP's kitty in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. A BJP veteran, he has held key portfolios in the NDA government in Bihar.
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat is also the general secretary of RSS-promoted Seema Jan Kalyan Samiti, whose objective is to create a “civil line of secondary defence along the international border, covering four major districts of Rajasthan and about 17 tehsils”.
Karnataka goes to the polls next year, and the young Hindutva face is expected to play a significant role.
Virendra Kumar, 63, a six-term Lok Sabha MP from Tikamgarh in Madhya Pradesh, was appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development as well as MoS of Minority Affairs.
Hardeep Singh Puri: In his four-decade career in diplomacy, he served critical roles as India's ambassador to Brazil and the United Kingdom, and Permanent Representative of India to Geneva
Raj Kumar Singh, the 64-year-old MP from Arrah is presently set to replace another Rajput leader from Bihar, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, in the Union Cabinet.
Satyapal Singh was honoured with Antrik Suraksha Sewa Padak in 2008 for his extraordinary services in Naxal hit areas of Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh during the troubled phase of the 1990s.
Shiv Pratap Shukla is popularly known for his work in Rural Development, Education, and Prison reform during his tenure.