MG Vaidya, who passed away in Nagpur Saturday, had become an RSS swayamsevak in the 1930s when its founder Dr K.B. Hedgewar was alive.
V.M. Singh was removed as national convenor of All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee by farmers after offering to hold separate talks with govt for special law on MSP.
Rasoolan Bai's renditions occupy a prominent position in the Benaras style of thumri. She was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi award in 1957.
Despite his political links, Hannan Mollah, general secretary of All India Kisan Sabha, has been embraced by protesters because he was pivotal in bringing together different farmer factions.
Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain's short story 'Sultana's Dream' was one of the earliest feminist utopian fiction that spoke about patriarchy and shunning of women from the sciences.
Kalki was a prominent Tamil literary figure in the 1930s and '40s known for cult novels like 'Ponniyan Selvan' and 'Alai Osai'.
Jagdish Chandra Bose was a man of many talents who made several significant discoveries in his life but believed in the importance of invention rather than inventor.
Shiv Sena has alleged that ED raids against Sarnaik are ‘political vendetta’ by the BJP, with those close to him saying he is a businessman-turned-politician unlike most.
Malkani, who was the longest-serving editor of RSS mouthpiece Organiser, also served as the vice-president of BJP and Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry.
If Nitish Kumar completes this term, he will become the longest-serving Chief Minister of Bihar, breaking the record set by the 18-year tenure of Bihar’s first CM, S.K. Sinha.