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Tarun Kumar Gogoi assumed the office of the Chief Minister of in May 2011. He was sworn in by the Governor J B Patnaik. This is the third time he has become the Chief Minister of the state. He has served as a Union Minister of State from 1991 to1995 in the 10th Lok Sabha , in the cabinet of the Prime Minister P V Narsimha Rao of Congress. He has been a member of [...]

T.N. Seshan was the 10th Chief Election Commissioner of India, T.N. Seshan served in office between December 1990 and December 1996. Born in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu, he is known for his introduction of many electoral reforms and his uprightness. Prior to his stint as the CEC, he served as the Director, Ministry of Atomic Energy; Joint Secretary, Ministry of Space; Secretary, Department of Agriculture; Government of Tamil Nadu; Member (Personnel), Oil & Natural Gas [...]

Born on 1st May 1932, Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna is an Indian politician and the current Minister of External Affairs, Government of India since 2009. He is a member of the Indian Parliament from Karnataka in the Rajya Sabha and served his term as the Chief Minister of Karnataka from 1999 to 2004 and the Governor of Maharashtra from 2004 to 2008. S.M. Krishna was born in Somanahalli of Mandya District, Karnataka. His father’s name is [...]

Dr Raman Singh became the second Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh , one of India’s newest states on 7th Dec 2003 and was sworn for his second term on 12th December 2008. Before that he has also served as a Union Minister in the BJP government. He belongs to the Bhartiya Janata Party and successfully spearheaded the party’s victory in the Assembly elections in the state in 2008. BJP won 50 seats in the 90 member [...]

About Ram Nath Kovind Ram Nath Kovind, the former governor of Bihar, has been elected as the 14th President of India. Kovind was nominated as the presidential nominee by the NDA, the ruling arty of India. In the elections, Ram Nath Kovind defeated Meira Kumar. While Kovind bagged 65.65 percent of the total votes, Meira Kumar got just 34.35 percent of the votes. Kovind is a Dalit leader who hails from Uttar Pradesh. Kovind may [...]

Last Update Р11 July,2019 ***** Ram Naresh Yadav Biography Ram Naresh Yadav is the former governor of the state of Madhya Pradesh and was sworn into this office on September 8, 2011. Representing the Indian National Congress (INC), Mr. Yadav was born in Azamgarh to a middle-class family. Ram Naresh Yadav started his career as a successful lawyer in Azamgarh and was interested in social work and as a result of which joined politics. Yadav [...]

The first President of independent India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad was also the President of the Constituent Assembly that drafted India’s Constitution. He had participated actively in India’s freedom movement. He was also the only president to have been elected twice for the office. Early life Born on December 3, 1884 in the remote hamlet of Ziradei in Bihar’s Siwan district, his father was a renowned scholar of Persian and Sanskrit. He moved to Kolkata for [...]

Flapping his political fins to stay afloat in the vagaries of current Indian politics is a youth representative and icon of modern India, Rahul Gandhi – aged 43. He is fondly addressed as Rahul Baba and called the scion of the Gandhi family, a smooth operator, a much-hyped youth icon, etc. Further, Rahul Gandhi has been the cynosure of the eyes of the media, mainly mired in controversy on various issues. Let’s know more about [...]

R. Venkataraman was the eighth President of the Indian Republic and served his tenure from 1987 to 1992. Ramaswamy Venkataraman also served as the Vice President of India for a period of three years before he got elected as the President. Venkataraman remained an eminent political personality throughout his lifetime. He had been a member of the Indian National Congress, and held a large number of ministerial positions- including that of Union Finance Minister and [...]

Prithviraj Chavan was chosen as the 22nd Chief Minister of Maharashtra on 11 November, 2011. He succeeded Ashok Chavan of Congress who resigned as Chief Minister in the wake of the Adarsh Housing Society Scam. Prithviraj Chavan is a Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Karad in Satara district. He won the Lok Sabha seat from Karad three times. As an Engineer and technologist Chief Minister, he sought and obtained environmental clearance for the much delayed [...]