Pran ‘sahab’: The beloved bad man of Bollywood

With his dashing mannerisms and intensity, Pran came to be known as the most fearsome villain that Hindi cinema ever had.

Brajesh Mishra: India`s first NSA, Vajpayee`s troubleshooter

India`s first National Security Advisor Brajesh Mishra, who died here on Friday night, was a pivotal figure in shaping foreign policy during NDA government and a troubleshooter of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

A Marxist and a colossus

As a young barrister who embraced
Communism, Jyoti Basu showed remarkable pragmatism in a
dogmatic party that prevented him from becoming Prime Minister
at the height of coalition politics.