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Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the great philosopher and statesman was the second President and the first Vice-President of India. He was a very prominent scholar and academician. His birthday is observed as Teacher’s Day all over India. Born on 5 September 1888 at Tiruttani in Tamil Nadu. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was Knighted in the year 1931 and since then till the attainment of India’s independence, he was addressed as Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Post-independence, he came to be known [...]

Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi, the ninth Prime Minister of India, was born on August 20, 1944. The elder son of Indira Gandhi and Feroz Gandhi, he was brought up in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He did his schooling at Welham Boys’ School and the Doon School and went on to join the Imperial College, London. He later joined the University of Cambridge where he fell in love with an Italian student Edvige Antonio Albina Maino. In 1966, he [...]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Atal Bihari Vajpayee (25 December 1924 – 16 August 2018) was an iconic leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), known for his cultural moderation, liberalism and political acumen. He became the Prime Minister of India thrice – first in 1996 when he served the term for 13 days, second in 1998 for a period of eleven months, and the third time in 1999 for a full term of five years. It [...]

Jawaharlal Nehru was independent India’s first Prime Minister, he assumed the office in 1947 and remained until his death in 1964. Nehru became the charismatic leader of the Indian National Movement under the guidance and leadership of Mahatma Gandhi. He inherited the legacy of Indian national movement post Independence, and became a revered political figure in India after India gained independence. He is credited with shaping the modern Indian state on the principles of sovereignty, [...]

Varun Gandhi, a member of Nehru-Gandhi family, is an Indian politician who was born on March 13, 1980. He is a member of the Lok Sabha and represents the Sultanpur constituency in Uttar Pradesh. Varun belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party and was included in Rajnath Singh’s cabinet in 2012. He became the youngest National General Secretary in the history of the party. Early life and education Varun was born to Sanjay and Maneka Gandhi [...]

Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yeddyurappa is an Indian politician who recently sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on 17 May 2018. He is the state president of BJP for Karnataka state, the largest legislative party in the state that won 104 seats in the 2018 assembly elections. He is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha of India and represents the Shimoga constituency. B S Yeddyurappa Background Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yeddyurappa was born on 27 February 1943 [...]

H D Deve GowdaBiography

Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda is a politician who served as the 11th Prime Minister of the country. He held the office from 1 June 1996 to 21 April 1997. Prior to that, he served as the 14th Chief Minister of Karnataka during the period- 1994 to 1996. Currently, he is the member of Lok Sabha and represents Hassan constituency of Karnataka. He is also the present National President of the Janata Dal (Secular) party. Early [...]

K-Siddaramaiah Biography

K. Siddaramaiah was the 22nd Chief Minister of the state of Karnataka. At present, he is the leader of the Indian National Congress party in Karnataka. He has also been a member of many Janata Parivar parties for a number of years. Previously, he was a leader of the Janata Dal (Secular) party. On two occasions he had also played the role of the Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka. He is also a leader of [...]

A brilliant leader and taskmaster of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Vijay Ramniklal Rupani is the incumbent Chief Minister of the state of Gujarat. His passion for politics is unsurpassed as he has contributed significantly to the political arena since his school days. He has traversed innumerable stages of the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)- From being an ABVP activist to Rajya Sabha Member, MLA, Cabinet Minister to become the 16th Chief Minister of Gujarat. Family Background The [...]

Nirmala Sitharaman Biography

Nirmala Sitharaman is the second women Defense Minister of India. She is the first full-time women Defense Minister of India. She is associated with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She joined the BJP in 2006. She is the former Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Finance and Coporate Affairs. She is a BJP leader from a pro-Congress family. She is an avid reader and maintains her personal Twitter handle @nsitharaman. Sitharaman laid the foundation of [...]