Anshu Jain, former Deutsche Bank CEO, died on Saturday after a five-year battle with cancer. He was 59.
Author Salman Rushdie, whose controversial writings made him the target of a fatwa, was stabbed on stage at an event on Friday in New York.
The CBI arrest of senior Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal -- a loyalist of party supremo Mamata Banerjee -- in the alleged cattle smuggling scam on Thursday threatens his political career, which has been marked by controversies.
Justice UU Lalit will become the second head of the Indian judiciary to be directly elevated to the Supreme Court bench from the Bar.
After a dream debut seven years ago when he was sworn in as deputy chief minister after being elected MLA for the first time was followed by a slump in his political fortunes, Tejashwi Prasad Yadav has finally come back to center-stage.
Jagdeep Dhankhar, advocate, politician and the NDA candidate for the post of the Vice President, is best known for his role as the former Governor of Bengal, when his frequent run-ins with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee generated many a headline -- h
Babul Supriyo, who was on Wednesday sworn in as a minister in Mamata Banerjee's cabinet, has had a roller-coaster ride, from being a popular playback singer to BJP's poster boy in West Bengal to joining the Trinamool government.
Yang Huiyan is no longer Asia's richest woman as China's property crisis hammers the nation's developers, including her Country Garden Holdings Co.
President-elect Droupadi Murmu. The arc of triumph forged through personal tragedy is complete for the unassuming politician who started public life as a councillor in Odisha and will be written into history as India's first tribal president.
Ranil Wickremesinghe, a seasoned politician who was appointed as the Prime Minister in May to deal with Sri Lanka's worst economic crisis in decades, faces new challenges to fix a collapsed economy, end political turmoil and unite Sri Lanka.
Rishi Sunak is now the closest anyone of Indian origin has ever been to take charge as British Prime Minister, after his Conservative Party colleagues voted overwhelmingly in his favour with 137 votes in the final round on Wednesday.
Ranil Wickremesinghe, a six-time former prime minister, was backed by the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) party of ousted leader Gotabaya Rajapaksa, was elected as Sri Lanka new President.
Sri Lanka's Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who oversaw a ruthless crushing of Tamil Tiger guerrillas to end a long-running civil war, had been due to step down on Wednesday.
Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime minister, launched his "Abenomics" policies to lift the economy out of deflation, strengthen Japan's military and sought to counter China's growing clout in a historic two-term tenure.
Shinzo Abe smashed records as Japan's longest-serving prime minister, championing ambitious economic reform and forging key diplomatic relationships while weathering scandals.