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Queen Elizabeth II's 70 Years On The Throne: Key Dates

Queen Elizabeth II's 70 Years On The Throne: Key Dates

Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 06, 2022, London

Here are some of the key moments that have defined Queen Elizabeth II's 70 years on the throne.

70 Years And Counting: "Unifying" Queen Elizabeth Marks Platinum Jubilee

70 Years And Counting: "Unifying" Queen Elizabeth Marks Platinum Jubilee

Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 06, 2022, London

Not all Britons are fans of the monarchy but many recognise that Queen Elizabeth II's 70-year reign is an achievement, seeing her as an enduring figurehead of the nation.

A First For Yogi Adityanath, Five-Time MP, In Uttar Pradesh Election

A First For Yogi Adityanath, Five-Time MP, In Uttar Pradesh Election

NDTV News Desk | Friday February 04, 2022, New Delhi

Yogi Adityanath is contesting his first state election in Uttar Pradesh. For the five-time MP, this election may be more important than any he has fought before.

Odds Stacked Against Him, Akhilesh Yadav Heads Into His Biggest Fight

Odds Stacked Against Him, Akhilesh Yadav Heads Into His Biggest Fight

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Friday February 04, 2022

A huge victory, Chief Minister's post at the young age of 38 and then a crushing defeat - Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has seen it all.

Ex-Top Cop Who Joined Politics To "Cleanse System" Gets AAP Ticket In Punjab

Ex-Top Cop Who Joined Politics To "Cleanse System" Gets AAP Ticket In Punjab

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 29, 2022, Amritsar

Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh, a former IPS officer who took the political plunge last year to "cleanse the system", says he is just a candidate in the election, but it is actually the people of Amritsar who are fighting the polls for him.

India's 'Tallest Man', A Samajwadi Leader Now, Hopes To Dwarf Opponents

India's 'Tallest Man', A Samajwadi Leader Now, Hopes To Dwarf Opponents

Press Trust of India | Sunday January 23, 2022, Lucknow

At 8 feet and 1 inch, Dharmendra Pratap Singh from Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh has always stood out, dwarfing most others around him and leaving them awestruck.

AAP's Goa Pick Amit Palekar Was In Spotlight For His Efforts In 2nd Covid Wave

AAP's Goa Pick Amit Palekar Was In Spotlight For His Efforts In 2nd Covid Wave

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 19, 2022, Panaji

Amit Palekar, the Aam Aadmi Party's chief ministerial candidate for the February 14 Goa polls, is a newcomer in politics, but belongs to the numerically significant Bhandari community.

Aparna Yadav Who Has Worked For Women's Safety Is UP BJP's Newest Recruit

Aparna Yadav Who Has Worked For Women's Safety Is UP BJP's Newest Recruit

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Wednesday January 19, 2022

In a boost for Team Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh, Aparna Yadav, rival Akhilesh Yadav's sister-in-law joined the BJP on Wednesday barely three weeks ahead of the state polls. Her crossover comes after the BJP last week faced back-to-back exits of

5 Points On Aparna Yadav, BJP's Latest Recruit In UP

5 Points On Aparna Yadav, BJP's Latest Recruit In UP

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Wednesday January 19, 2022, New Delhi

Aparna Yadav, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav's sister-in-law, joined the BJP in Delhi today in a blow to the party ahead of next month's Uttar Pradesh election. Ms Yadav is also Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law.

AAP's Man Of The Moment, Bhagwant Mann, Eyes Prime Time

AAP's Man Of The Moment, Bhagwant Mann, Eyes Prime Time

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Tuesday January 18, 2022, Chandigarh

He may not be a full-time entertainer anymore but Bhagwant Mann, 48, remains a crowd-puller and, now, if the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) latest tele-vote is to be believed, its most bankable local face ahead of next month's elections.

NDTV's Kamal Khan, Award-Winning Reporter, Dies; Tributes Pour In

NDTV's Kamal Khan, Award-Winning Reporter, Dies; Tributes Pour In

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Friday January 14, 2022, New Delhi

Kamal Khan Death: NDTV's Kamal Khan, a veteran and award-winning journalist known for his deep insights into Uttar Pradesh politics and elegant language, died at his home in Lucknow this morning after suffering a heart attack.

Francis Soundararaj, One Of Asia's Best Phonetics Professor, Dies

Francis Soundararaj, One Of Asia's Best Phonetics Professor, Dies

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday January 08, 2022, Chennai

Acclaimed spoken English professor, academician and theologian Rev Dr Francis Soundararaj died in Chennai on Friday. The 86-year-old former Principal of the premier Madras Christian College (MCC) was going through Parkinson's disease and Dementia ove

UP Businessman Piyush Jain, Who Hoarded Over Rs 200 Crore, Rides A Scooter

UP Businessman Piyush Jain, Who Hoarded Over Rs 200 Crore, Rides A Scooter

Reported by Mukesh Singh Sengar, Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Monday December 27, 2021, New Delhi

Businessman Piyush Jain travels in Kannauj, his hometown, on his old scooter. There are two cars parked outside his house. But the central agencies last week found out that the Kanpur-based perfume maker had hoarded over Rs 200 crore.

Desmond Tutu, South Africa's Moral Compass

Desmond Tutu, South Africa's Moral Compass

Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 26, 2021, Johannesburg, South Africa

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who died Sunday at the age of 90, was the moral compass of his beloved "Rainbow Nation", never afraid to speak truth to power, whatever its creed or colour.

From Kolhapur To Chanel Boss: Leena Nair Joins List Of Indian-Origin CEOs

From Kolhapur To Chanel Boss: Leena Nair Joins List Of Indian-Origin CEOs

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 15, 2021

Leena Nair, who grew up in Kolhapur in Maharashtra, will next month-end take over as the Global Chief Executive Officer of French luxury fashion house Chanel, joining the ranks of Indian-origin corporate bosses who call the shots at Global Inc.