A minister in the Karnataka cabinet before the felling of the JDS-Congress coalition in the state, Shivakumar is referred to as Congress' 'troubleshooter' and the go-to person in times of crisis.
Gunjan, the daughter of an Army officer, was summoned by the Indian Air Force when the conflict between India and Pakistan escalated. She was asked to fly in Srinagar and she agreed.
Sumit Nagal has come a long way from his days of wandering on the sidelines of tournaments, hoping to get in. Born on August 16, 1997, Nagal won the 2015 Wimbledon boys' doubles title with his Vietnamese partner Lý Hoàng Nam, defeating pair of Reilly Opelka and Akira Santillan in the final.
Born on June 2, 1930, at Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, Gaur emerged as a powerful and popular leader in Madhya Pradesh initially as a trade union leader.
Who is Sriram Venkitaraman? Back in 2017, after the CPI(M) leadership in Idukki locked horns with the IAS officer over the latter’s drive against encroachment, Venkataraman was removed as the sub-collector.
Hamza, who according to the US is around 30, is believed to have been born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia where the family of the slain al Qaeda leader has lived for generations.
Siddhartha became the first entrepreneur in Karnataka to set up a café in 1996 — CCD, which has now become India's largest and premier retail chain of cafes with 1,423 cafes in 209 cities/towns.
Reddy is widely remembered for his contribution towards making Telangana a separate state. Leaders in Congress recall how he played a crucial role in convincing the UPA-II government and the AICC President Sonia Gandhi to grant separate statehood to Telangana.
Everything you need to know about the Indian-origin MP who has been appointed as Britain's first Indian-origin home secretary.
Before he became a lawyer, Salve practised chartered accountancy in taxation. He began his legal career as an intern in 1980 at JB Dadachandji & Co.
Harichandran began his political career as a member of Bharatiya Jana Sangh in 1971. Following that, he became its National Executive Member and held the post of State General Secretary until the formation of Janata Party in 1977.
Anysuya Uikey was elected to the Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha between 1985 and 1990, after which she served as a member of Rajya Sabha for one term from 2006 till her retirement in 2012.
As CFO of the SBI, Anshula Kant managed $38 billion of revenues and total assets of $500 billion. Stewarding the organization, she greatly improved the capital base and focused on the long-term sustainability of SBI within her mandate.
Soyinka was born in the Nigerian town of Abeokuta on July 13, 1934. After his schooling in Ibadan he studied Literature in Leeds University, where his tutors were Wilson Knights and Bonamee Drobree.
Shivakumar has lived his political life with the 'troubleshooter' image ever since he hosted Congress MLAs from Maharashtra in Bengaluru as the Vilasrao Deshmukh-led government faced a similar crisis back in 2001.
Epstein, 66, is at the center of a case involving sex-trafficking and conspiracy charges. He was charged Monday with bringing girls as young as 14 to his homes in Manhattan and Palm Beach, Florida, for sex.
The role of the Speaker becomes key given the fact that the crisis is all about numbers. He will decide on whether and when to accept a demand for a floor test.
Dr Krishnamurthy Subramanian is a leading expert in banking and economic policy. He is a prominent name in the Indian banking sector. He has served on the expert committee on governance of banks for The Reserve Bank of India.
The Birla patriarch also headed the Krishnarpan Charity Trust and was a patron to nearly 25 educational trusts and institutes, including the famed private engineering university— BITS Pilani.
“In a country where ministers cannot produce degrees to show they graduated from college, you expect dispossessed poor people to show papers to show that they belong to this country,” Mahua Moitra said in the Lok Sabha Tuesday in an apparent reference to the NRC debate.
Mayawati had begun hand-holding Akash, the son of her younger brother, since his return from London in early 2017.
Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in the Saudi consulate on October 2 last year. The CIA and some Western countries believe the Crown Prince, Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler, ordered the killing, which Saudi officials deny.
Born on April 2, 1956, in Berhampore, Chowdhury shot into the political limelight after he won the seat in 1999 against all odds as it had not been won by the Congress since 1951.
His death has also raised doubts over the 'torturous' condition under which he was kept in the prison. Voices of several human right groups and individuals have called for an impartial investigation into his death.
The NDA has proposed 56-year-old Om Birla for the post of Speaker — he took charge on Wednesday