While Mahendra Pratap Singh played an active role in the freedom struggle of India, he was elected to Parliament in 1957 by defeating Bharatiya Jana Sangh (which later converted into BJP) candidate Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the Lok Sabha polls.
In 2016, Himanshu Roy was appointed as ADG (Establishment) in Maharashtra. Before that, he served as the Additional Director General of Police (DGP).
In a political career spanning for more than 70 years, Mahathir held the post of Malaysia's prime minister from 1981 to 2003, making him the longest-serving holder of that office. Called as the "Father of Modern Malaysia," he is also credited with rapid modernisation of the country.
Anand Piramal is engaged to Mukesh Ambani's daughter Isha Ambani. The 33-year-old currently holds the position of Executive Director of the Piramal Group.
The new deputy CM is by no way an outsider to J&K politics. The 59-year-old Kavinder Gupta served as the mayor of Jammu for three terms, consecutively from 2005 to 2010, which is a record.
Mahadevi Varma is considered one of the spearheads of the Chhayavad movement in Hindi literature. The movement (1914-1938) marked a period of romanticism in Hindu poetry.
Carrying the legacy of his late father Justice K. K. Mathew, who was a judge of the Supreme Court, Justice K M Joseph served as a permanent judge of the Kerala High Court from 2004 to 2014.
Indu Malhotra will be the second sitting woman judge in the top court and the first woman lawyer to be directly elevated from the Bar as a Supreme Court judge.
Who is Asaram Bapu? Asaram Bapu was born on April 17, 1941, in Pakistan, as Asumal Sirumalani. After Partition, he moved to Ahmedabad with his family.
Alek Minassian, who was arrested moments after he drove the van killing 10 people at the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue East hails from Richmond, Ontario. According to Toronto police chief Mark Saunders Minassian was not carrying any gun at the time of his arrest.
While many do expect Diaz-Canel to usher in reforms, it is continuity rather than change, which he represents more, at least in the short term. Commentators have noted that he has been groomed by the Castros as an internal candidate, somewhat akin to the future CEO of a big company.
Atishi Marlena was involved in strengthening regulations on private school fees and organising parent-teacher meetings, including the largest such meet in Delhi in 2017.
Aishwarya is the granddaughter of former chief minister Daroga Rai and daughter of former minister and six-time MLA Chandrika Rai.
Barbara Bush was not only a matriarch of a growing political dynasty but also an advocate for literacy. Bush had an independent streak and could be sharp-tongued.
From April 2012 to March 2014 he was all-India president of Bharat Vikas Parishad. For last three years, he was vice-president of VHP.
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The Kamaladevi that most Indians are familiar with is a figure who revived Indian handicrafts and nurtured the greater majority of the country’s national institutions charged with the promotion of dance, drama, art, theatre, music, and puppetry.
Known to her supporters as the "Mother of the Nation," Winnie Mandela played a prominent role in the battle to end white supremacy in South Africa. Her name, however, was also often linked with violence and corruption.
According to a news video posted by the channel on their website, Radhika was well-versed with her role as a news reader. She had her own unique style while anchoring programmes.
The communal violence in Asansol following Ram Navami celebrations took away his son, but Imam Imdadulla Rashidi urged everyone to maintain peace and threatened to leave town if anybody retaliated to avenge the death.