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Constitution of India

Constitution of India

India, also known as Bharat, is a Union of States. It is a Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic with a parliamentary system of government. The Republic is governed in terms of the Constitution of India which was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26th November 1949 and came into force on 26th January 1950. The Constitution provides for a Parliamentary …

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Hema Malini

Hema Malini

Hema Malini, (born October 16, 1948 in Ammankudi, Tamil Nadu, India) is an Indian actress and Bharatanatyam dancer, who starred in several successful Bollywood films in the 1970s, most notably the extremely successful Sholay. Career Hema Malini was educated at Andhra Mahila Sabha, Chennai, Hema first tried to enter films in 1964, but was rejected; Tamil director Sridhar said she …

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Vaasanthi Book Review: Amma; Jayalalithaa’s Journey from Movie Star to Political Queen

Vaasanthi Book Review: Amma; Jayalalithaa's Journey from Movie Star to Political Queen

Author: Vaasanthi; Publisher: Juggernaut Pages: 175 Price: Rs 299 When she entered Tamil cinema, she was another struggling actress. But luck – and the legendary MGR’s blessings – were on her side. Once she was recognized as a cine star, Jayalalithaa plunged into politics – with just one benefactor in the whole of Tamil Nadu. And after MGR died, she …

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee (born 25 December 1924) is an Indian statesman, who served as the tenth Prime Minister of India thrice – including brief first term in 1996 and two terms from 1998 to 2004. After a brief stint as Prime Minister in 1996, Vajpayee headed a coalition government from 19 March 1998 until 19 May 2004. A veteran Parliamentarian …

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What is 2012 Indian anti-corruption movement?

2012 Indian anti-corruption movement is a series of demonstrations and protests across India intended to establish strong legislation and enforcement against endemic political corruption. 2012 Indian anti-corruption movement is the successor of 2011 Indian anti-corruption movement which ended on the last day of Winter session of Rajya Sabha. The Movement is to be started again with the first mass gathering …

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Lalit Suri

Lalit Suri (15 April 1947 – 10 October 2006) was the ‘uncrowned hotel king’ of India and a member of the Rajya Sabha (the Upper House of India’s Parliament). Lalit Suri was elected to the Rajya Sabha as an Independent from Uttar Pradesh in 2002. Born on April 15, 1947 in Rawalpindi (Pakistan), Lalit Suri was an alumnus of St …

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Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal (born 8 August 1948) is an Indian politician belonging to the Indian National Congress party. A lawyer, he formerly served at the helm of various ministries in the Congress lead UPA government over the years – beginning with the Ministry of Science & Technology, then the Ministry of Human Resource Development followed by the Ministry of Communications & …

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Habib Tanvir

Habib Tanvir — Habib Ahmed Khan ‘tanvir’ (1 September 1923 – 8 June 2009) was born on September 1, 1923 in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, to Hafiz Ahmed Khan, who hailed from Peshawar. He passed his matriculation from Laurie Municipal High School, Raipur, and later completed his B.A. from Morris College, Nagpur in 1944. Thereafter he attended Aligarh Muslim University, for a …

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Who is Hassan Ali Khan?

Hasan Ali Khan or Syed Mohammed Hassan Ali Khan is a 56-year-old alleged stud-farm owner based in India and allegedly worth USD 8-9 billion or more according to police-authorities. This figure has been verified by INDIA TODAY from a letter written by UBS, Zurich, to Khan. The Government of India has confirmed the existence of this account in UBS, and …

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