Tarun Gogoi, the chief minister of Assam for three continuous terms who changed the face of the state from a hotbed of insurgency to a land of opportunities, is no more.
Soumitra Chatterjee, who captivated Bengal with his luminescent performances on the Bengali silver screen for 62 years, who would have turned 86 on the 19th of January next year, died today after a 40-day struggle at the hospital, battling COVID-19, complications and comorbidities.
Kamala Harris has made history as the first woman, the first Black American and the first Asian American Vice President of America.
In the adorable video shared by Meena Harris, the niece of Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee, Kamala Harris is seen with a little girl believed to be her grandniece reassuring the child -you could be the president-.
Jack Ma, the ebullient and unconventional billionaire founder of tech giant Alibaba, now finds himself battling the ignominy of having the world's biggest-ever IPO halted days before its launch by Chinese regulators.
As the United States of America gears up for polls today, special prayers were held for the victory of Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee Kamala Harris at a temple in her maternal grandfather's ancestral village in Tamil Nadu.
Sen. Kamala Harris was in the midst of a frenzied campaign swing last year when a mother introduced her two young Black daughters, and Harris asked their names. The younger sister, Maya, looked down, too shy to answer, so Harris lifted up her chin and looked her in the eyes, saying, "You always hold that chin up."
Jill Biden is no stranger to the glare of the political spotlight. Her husband has been a Washington insider since they wed in 1977, and she was America's second lady for eight years.
Bihar is witnessing several young leaders this time on the frontline as it elects its next government in the three-phased polls, the country's biggest amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Actor-turned-politician Luv Sinha, following his father and Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha's footsteps, is one such leader.
Jitan Ram Manjhi has spent the better part of his four-decades-long political career as a leader of parties in power. From the Congress to the undivided Janata Dal, and later its splinter groups - Lalu Yadav's RJD and Nitish Kumar's JDU - he has jumped from one party to another whenever a shift in power took place.
Former Bihar minister and six-time MLA Chandrika Rai, whose daughter Aishwarya has filed for divorce from Tej Pratap Yadav, Lalu Yadav's son, and who was a senior RJD leader, will now defend the Parsa seat as a JDU candidate
Mukesh Sahani's Vikassheel Insaan Party, or the VIP, is the newest entrant to the National Democratic Alliance in Bihar. The "son of Mallah or boatman", as Mr Sahani is known, has been given 11 seats by the BJP from its share of 12
Shreyasi Singh, a Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning shooter, is a BJP candidate in the Bihar assembly election. The 30-year-old entered politics only recently and joined the BJP earlier this month.
Sushil Kumar Modi, Bihar's Deputy Chief Minister, has been the quintessential organisation man with formidable clout as the BJP's tallest leader in the state.