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