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.
Not many would have thought before the 2019 Maharashtra elections that Uddhav Thackeray, son of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, could snap ties with his party's all-weather ally BJP, and become Chief Minister.
Droupadi Murmu, the first woman tribal leader to file her nomination for the top constitutional post of the country, is a seasoned politician from Odisha coupled with an extensive background in the field of academics.
Ten years after "Gangnam Style" became a global phenomenon, South Korean rapper Psy is living his best life - proud of his "greatest trophy" and free from the pressure of repeating that unprecedented success.
Ramos reportedly dropped out of school after repeated bullying. "He missed long periods of high school, classmates said, and was not on track to graduate with them this year," a report said.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who is guaranteed to secure a second term as WHO chief, describes himself as a man of peace, shaped by a childhood in war.