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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 [...]

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, [...]

Vishwanath Pratap Singh or V.P.Singh, the 10th Prime Minister of India, brought an upheaval in Indian politics by defeating the Congress in the 1989 elections. Due to problems with the then Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi, regarding the Bofors scandal, he left the Congress party. He was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India on December 2, 1989. Vishwanath Pratap Singh was born on June 25, 1931, in Allahabad. After completing his education [...]

Narendra Modi Biography

Narendra Damodardas Modi has emerged as the indisputable champion of the Lok Sabha Election 2014 by delivering the party’s best results ever in the general election of India. Modi, who worked as a tea-seller in his childhood, has come a very long way to have excelled in the report card of the world’s largest-ever electoral exercise. He will now serve the nation as the Prime Minister, with the goal of implementing the Gujarat model of [...]

Lal Bahadur Shastri, a man of actions, was the second Prime Minister of India and a leader of the Indian National Congress party. He joined the post on 9 June 1964, after the death of Jawaharlal Nehru. Born in 1904 in Mughalsarai, Uttar Pradesh as Lal Bahadur Srivastava, he was brought up at his maternal grandfather’s house till the age of ten. As a boy he was fond of reading books of Guru Nanak Dev. [...]

Choudhary Charan Singh was born on December 23,1902 in Noorpur district of Uttar Pradesh in a poor peasant’s family. He was influenced by Mahatma Gandhi’s non-violence and entered India’s independence movement. After India’s Independence he came to be associated with socialism in the rural areas. In 1952 he was Revenue Minister of Uttar Pradesh and one of his major contributions was that he did away with the Zamindari system and also brought in Land Reform [...]

Indira Gandhi, the first and the only female Prime Minister of India, was born on 19th November 1917. She was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, and Kamala Nehru. As a child of a freedom fighter she was also involved in India’s freedom struggle. She organized the Vanar Sena of boys and girls who used to help in the circulation of messages and banned publications of the members of the [...]