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About Yogi Adityanath is the current Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He has been the Member of Parliament since 1998 from Gorakhpur constituency. He is also the head priest of the Goraknath Math. Adityanath completed his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the Hemawati Nandan Bauguna Garhwal University in Uttarakhand. Early Life and Education Yogi Adityanath was born into a Garhwali Rajput family as Ajay Singh Bisht on June 5, 1972, in Uttarakhand to Anand Singh [...]

Dr. Syed Ahmed, the current governor of Jharkhand, represents the Indian National Congress (INC) and was sworn in as the Governor of the state on September 4th 2011. Dr. Ahmed holds two masters degrees in English and Hindi and has obtained a doctorate in Urdu. He is a published author as well and his autobiography is titled Pagdandi Se Shahar Tak. Ahmed joined the INC in 1977 and was elected to the Vidhan Sabha five [...]

Sushilkumar Shinde is an Indian politician and the current Minister of Home Affairs in the India Government. He is also the Leader of the Lok Sabha house. Shinde was born on 4th September 1941 in Solapur, Maharashtra and belonged to the scheduled caste. He completed his college education with a degree in Arts from Dayanand College, Solapur and further studied Law from Shivaji University. Sushilkumar is married to Ujwala S. Shinde and they have three [...]

About Sonia Gandhi was the President of the Indian National Congress party since 1998. While she was working as a waitress at a Greek restaurant, she met Congress leader Indira Gandhi’s son and her future husband Rajiv Gandhi who was then a student of Trinity College. In her biography of Indira, Katherine Frank writes: “Sonia was terrified at the prospect of meeting Indira, then a minister in [Prime Minister] Shastri’s government, but Indira chatted with [...]

Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for the second time on December 12, 2008. He has been the Chief Minister of the state since 2005 when he replaced Babulal Gaur. He joined the RSS in the seventies and then went on to become the President of the State BJP unit. He was elected from Budhni in the Assembly election in 2008 on a BJP ticket. Background He was [...]

Dr. Shivinder Singh Sidhu is a remarkable administrator. He has represented India in various International Seminars including the United Nations. After serving for different prestigious positions he has been appointed as the Governor of Manipur. Dr. Sidhu was born on October 13, 1929. He has done his Masters in Economics from the DelhiSchool of Economics and secured Ph. D in Economics Development, University of Kanpur. He joined the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) in the year [...]

Shekhar Dutt, a former Indian Administrative Officer (IAS) and a career bureaucrat became the Governor of Chhattisgarh on January 23, 2010. He has been the Deputy National Security Advisor and the Defense Secretary. He served in the Indian Army for a short while and is also the recipient of the Sena Medal for gallantry in the 1971 Indo-Pak war. Service Background An IAS officer of the 1969 batch and Madhya Pradesh cadre, he has served [...]

About Sharad Chandra Govindrao Pawar is the president of the Nationalist Congress Party which he established in 1999, after separating from the Indian National Congress. Previously, he was the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Minister of Defence and Minister of Agriculture of India on three separate occasions. From 2005 to 2008, he was served as the Chairman of the Board of Control for Cricket in India and from 2010 to 2012, the President of the International [...]

Sarojini Naidu Biography Sarojini Naidu, the Nightingale of India, was born on February 13, 1879 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. She has many firsts to her credit, including being the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress and the first woman to become the governor of an Indian state. The eldest daughter of Aghornath Chattopadhyaya and Barada Sundari Devi, she was fluent in many languages. Sarojini Naidu studied at the Madras [...]

Sanjay Gandhi was an Indian politician, who was expected to head the Indian National Congress after succeeding his mother. However, he died in a plane crash and his elder brother Rajiv Gandhi succeeded their mother as Prime Minister of India after her death. Personal Life Sanjay Gandhi was born on 14 December 1946 to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and Feroze Gandhi in New Delhi. He did his schooling from Welham Boys’ School and Doon [...]