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Famous Indian Celebrities Who Died In 2022

We are halfway into 2022, and we have already lost some of the most eminent individuals in the Indian celebrity and artistic fabric. These losses have damaged us irreparably as a nation. From musical legends to the heroes of journalism, the gaps that their deaths have left can never be replenished. Here are the famous […]

10 Best Biographies of Indian Personalities You Should Read

Famous person biographies are always a source of inspiration. The biographies will inform you about the controversies and dark sides of a person you may not be familiar with. Some people write biographies to dispel myths about themselves, while others seek to provoke criticism. Here is a list of the best biographies of Indian personalities […]

15 Interesting Facts About APJ Abdul Kalam – The Missile Man of India

The ‘Indian Missile Man’ Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was a world-renowned scientist, researcher, academic, and politician. Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, India’s 11th President, was a forerunner of the country’s civilian space program as well as its defence and military missile development efforts. From a young age, he fought tooth and nail to complete […]

15 Most Popular Pakistanis amongst Indians

While the India-Pakistan rivalry remains extant still, the entire picture isn’t always one of animosity. The sharp attacks and insults hurled from and at both sides are but one-half of the truth. The countries have always grown together, with a shared past and a possibly peaceful and common future. Friendly exchanges and communication have generally […]

25 Famous Indian Americans Who Achieved the American Dream!

For hundreds of thousands of Indians, moving abroad is the ultimate ticket to upward mobility. Not only does it secure the future of their children, but also provides families with financial security. Of course, some of us are happy living in India, but it does make one especially proud to see our people doing well […]

15 Most Famous Indian Mathematicians of All Time

The Republic of India is a South Asian country known for being the world’s second-most populous country. India’s cuisine, spices, art and literature, textiles, theatre (Bollywood), and so much more have all contributed to the world. However, their contributions in mathematics, which date from ancient times to the present, have been among their most significant. […]

15 Most Famous Spiritual Gurus of India

Spirituality or religious actions have grown in popularity amongst Indians in the current state of affairs as a result of people are living in a more worrying ambiance than they have ever been. In India, there are numerous religious Gurus who teach people how to live happily and healthily, as well as how to live […]

15 Most Famous Indian Historical Figures

India is what it is today thanks to the contributions of many leaders throughout history. These famous Indian historical figures made significant contributions to a variety of areas of life that are vital to Indian society. Let’s take a look at some of them in the list below. 1. Shivaji Shivaji was a warrior-king from […]

30 Most Famous Parsis of India And Their Contribution

The Parsi community in India is credited with initiating India’s industrial revolution. They have a long cultural history in India and have left an indelible mark. In this article, we will go through the 30 most famous Parsis of India. But first, let’s take a peek into their history. Parsi, also spelled Parsee, is a […]

15 Most Famous Freedom Fighters Of Our Country

India’s anti-British freedom movement drew a large number of people from all over the country. Thousands of men and women fought together against the British Raj’s atrocities from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, Assam to Gujarat. While many selflessly gave their lives to protect their motherland’s dignity, others were injured and chose to be imprisoned. Let us […]

15 Interesting Facts About Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh, one of India’s greatest revolutionary freedom fighters, was sentenced to death by British colonizers 89 years ago. Despite the fact that he died young, at the age of 23, his actions inspired the nation’s youth to fight for the country’s freedom. His assassination inspired many to join the revolutionary cause, and he played […]

15 Sportsmen & Sportswomen Who Made Us Proud in 2021!

With the Tokyo Summer Olympics and Summer Paralympics, 2021 proved to be an especially eventful year for Indian sports. Not only did our athletes put their best foot forward, they even got us some medals in the process! We spent most of this year reeling from all the pride this year’s Olympics brought for India, […]

17 Famous People From Uttarakhand You Should Know About!

For the most part, Uttarakhand is known for its hilly picturesque views, its weather and its beauty, its tightly knit local communities with a rich culture, and most recently, landslides. But what Utarakhand doesn’t get enough credit for is producing some of the most famous Indian talents of all time. Here are 17 famous people […]

9 Major Tech CEOs of Indian Origin You Should Know About!

After Jack Dorsey stepped down as the CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal took over the role, and has since been the talk of the town. However, Parag is only the latest addition to a growing list of Indian techies who are now major players in the booming American technology market. Be it Sundar Pichai from […]

15 Indian Female Athletes Who Are An Inspiration to Millions

Several feminist female figures can be found in India’s rich history and heritage. From the goddesses to the women activists, scholars, and freedom fighters such as Maitreye Devi, Khara, Gargi Devi, Lopamudra Devi, Uda Devi, Rani Lakshmi Bai, Kittur Rani Chennamma, Sucheta Kriplani, Pritilata Weddedar, and Matangini Hazra, so many women have made significant contributions […]

20 Indian Women Achievers Of Recent Times Who Made The Country Proud

Indian women achievers have long ruled the roost in India’s business world, as evidenced by their inclusion in numerous lists of young achievers or self-made wealthy and powerful individuals. These women are not only defying patriarchal norms, but they are also excelling in fields that have traditionally been dominated by men. Here are some of […]

15 Famous Indian Entrepreneurs And Their Inspiring Stories!

Starting a business is no mean feat. More so when you do not come from money. For most of 20th century, India was struggling financially: be it because of the British rule or the aftermath of a number of wars. But that did not deter these famous Indian entrepreneurs who fought to make their ideas […]

15 Most Famous IITians Who Became The Captain of Their Own Ship!

As some of the most reputed educational institutions in the country, IITs are some of the most sought-after colleges for getting a BTech in India. With the BTech sector already oversaturated with lakhs of aspirants, it can become frustratingly difficult to get into an IIT, and unsurprisingly, not many make it. With so many sharp […]

When Time Was Young: Indian Politicians In Their Younger Days

Indian politicians are unrivaled in the world. India is a diverse parliamentary democracy with a large population. The rest of the planet was doomed from the start. Let’s head on to the list and check out the Indian politicians in their younger days. 1. Akhilesh Yadav Akhilesh Yadav is a member of the Samajwadi Party […]

20 Famous People from Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh

Kashmir’s relationship with India is rather complicated, underscored by years of violence and disconnect – so much so that one can’t help but mention it when talking about Kashmir, no matter what context. Nevertheless, Jammu & Kashmir has provided our country with not just scenic views tailor-made for a Yash Raj flick, but also some extremely talented […]

15 Famous IAS Officers Who The Country Is Proud Of!

Years of challenging work, sleepless nights and making books your best pals are some of the prerequisites for the journey of becoming an IAS officer. Each one of them, who have appeared for the exams and the ones who have aced it, has gone through the grind. The benefits of being an IAS are exceptional […]

A List of India’s Richest: Here’s How Their Net Worths Stack Up

Money isn’t the only answer but it makes a difference – said Barack Obama once. India, though a culturally extravagant country, is plagued by many differences and gaps, be it the gender pay gap or rich-poor gap. Although our country’s economy is one of the biggest, the fact that it’s still developing can’t be ignored. […]

25 Famous People From Andhra Pradesh & Telengana

Since its separation from Madras State, the state of Andhra Pradesh has been vocal about its willingness to further separate itself from the Madras identity. A lot of times, people tend to generalize all of South India into the Madras bracket, which rightfully upsets many. With the separation of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, things become […]

16 Famous People from Himachal Pradesh We Should Know About

Without a doubt, Himachal Pradesh is one of the most beautiful states in the country. But Himachal brings so much more to the plate – especially when it comes to talented and capable people of all kinds. Here are 16 famous people from Himachal Pradesh we all should know about. Also read: 19 Interesting Facts […]

15 Famous People from Gujarat Who Became Icons Of Modern India

Since the struggle of independence began in India, Gujarat has proven to have supplied some of the biggest greats to the movement. To this day, it continues to be a major player in national Indian politics. Moreover, the state has also produced several talents in crative and artistic fields such as cinema, music, and literature. […]

Arunima Sinha: The First Female Amputee on Top of Everest

Arunima Sinha is an Indian mountaineer who became the first female amputee to scale Mt. Everest. She was born in an average middle-class family and led a rather normal life, until a life-defining accident that changed her life for the worse and then the better.  Also read: Noor Inayat Khan – The Princess Who Spied […]

15 Heroes from West Bengal Who Changed the Course of History!

For centuries, Bengal has constantly supplied distinct men and women who have proven to be masters of their respective fields. It is difficult to point out what it is exactly about Bengal that nurtures and supports talent of such varied interests, but one has to accept that some of the most important figures in the […]

16 Famous People from North East India Who Became National Icons

Despite contributing abundantly to India in a variety of fields including sports, politics, films and music, the states in the north east are often ignored and otherized. While we celebrate their victories with all our heart, incidents of natural disasters and racial discrimination against people from the north east largely go unnoticed. It is up […]

15 Famous People From Bihar Everyone Should Know About

Bihar is often associated with several negative stereotypes, however, it has always been a producer of some of the sharpest minds in the country. Starting from politicians to thinkers, educators and writers, Bihar has them all – here are 15 famous people from Bihar everyone should know about! 1. Dr. Rajendra Prasad Born & brought […]

Jagdish Chandra Bose: The Indian Scientist Ahead of His Times!

India has always had a rich history in culture as well as scientific temper, and has birthed several famous scientists who have contributed stupendously to the progress of their respective fields. One such man from recent history is Jagdish Chandra Bose, the man who proved that plants had life! Also read: 15 Famous Indian Scientists […]

30 Timelessly Powerful Quotes By Indian Freedom Fighters

It is without doubt that we keep looking back at our country’s history of independence to find inspiration in politically tumultuous times, and why not – our country has had an extraordinary history, and her struggle of independence was an event that gave birth to hundreds of revolutionaries still remembered by the rest of us […]

12 Greatest Hindi Poets of India We All Must Know

One of the most widely spoken languages in the world and the most popular in India, Hindi literature forms a major part of India’s literary wealth. Urdu, being a mutually intelligible spoken language with Hindi, is often considered a part of Hindi literature. Depending on the period of production, or kaals, Hindi literature has been […]

10 Women Freedom Fighters Who Continue To Inspire Us Today!

The Indian Movement of Independence is something that the people of India always have in the back of their minds as if constantly drawing inspiration from the great fighters who gave us the India we have today. The British rule wasn’t just a matter of commerce, it was often barbaric and sometimes downright inhuman. Thankfully, […]

The 10 Richest People of India And Their Respective Net-Worths

Gone are the days when you were given examples of business tycoons of the west. India now boasts of housing several billionaires, many of whom of are shining examples when it comes to work ethic. These people, with hard work, have proven their capabilities in the business world, and are now among the richest people […]

15 Famous People From Odisha Who Made the Country Proud!

Tucked away in a corner of casual nonchalance, Odisha has carved itself a history that has been at times so uneventful, the average Indian forgets that we’re still here. But that doesn’t change the fact that we are. We may not be the loudest or the richest, but that doesn’t negate decades of contribution Odiyas […]

15 Famous Indian Painters of Modern Times Who Revolutionised Indian Art

India is an exceptionally diverse country – with people who speak different languages, look vastly different from each other and have different diets. Which is why Indian art too is just as diverse, with every region having a corresponding artform of its own. Having said that, in recent times, with scientific advancements, Indian art has […]

10 Best Indian Writers and Authors of the 21st Century

If you are looking for Chetan Bhagat or Durjoy Dutta then this list is not for you. India is home to some of the greatest writers in the world. From Rabindranath Tagore to R. K. Narayan, talented writers and authors from India have produced a bunch of brilliant gems for the world to read. In […]

15 Famous Indian Scientists Who Contributed to the Progress In Science

While India was famous for being a hub of knowledge in ancient times, we often overlook the contributions of Indians in the field of science in recent history. We tend to idolise European and American scientists, while completely forgetting about the many scientists in our country itself that have helped change the face of science […]

Famous People From India and Across The Globe Who Left Us in 2020

2020 was a year of great devastation. With a pandemic raging through the globe and the gaps of humanity on display for everyone to see – the year wasn’t kind. It was perhaps the stress of the terrible year, but the grief of losing so many celebrities felt somewhat more personal this time. With this […]

10 Greatest Warriors in Indian History You Should Know About!

The Indian soil has birthed many brave soldiers who have fought, sometimes to acquire new land to expand their empires and at other times to defend their own lands from foreign invasions. Most of these people were also efficient rulers and shrewd tacticians who resolved and curbed internal rebellions and helped their kingdom to flourish. […]

20 Famous People from Punjab Who Shaped the India of Today

It is no secret that Punjab has contributed immensely to make India what it is today – starting from the movement of independence, to supplying soldiers to the Indian army in large numbers (second highest among all Indian states), Punjab has always been in the front seat on India’s journey of progress. With that, we […]

17 Subhas Chandra Bose Quotes On Freedom, Independence And India

When the story of India independence is told, Subhas Chandra Bose is a name that appears in golden letters. Bose was the only person to have led a well organized military fight against the British rule in India with Azad Hind Fauj. Subhas Chandra Bose quotes throw light on the vision, ideas and believes that […]

16 Hard-Hitting Quotes From Ravish Kumar About Honest Journalism

Ravish Kumar has become one of the torch bearers of fearless and resolute journalism in India which doesn’t shy away from asking tough questions to the powerful. A recipient of several eminent awards in the field of journalism, Ravish Kumar has become popular in the recent years owing to the clean and professional journalism free […]

35 B.R Ambedkar Quotes On Religion, Constitution & India

An eminent Indian jurist, economist and politician, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar or Dr. B.R Ambedkar is one of the architects of modern India and the Indian democracy. The “Father of the Constitution of India”, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar studied the constitutions of 60 countries and put an enormous amount of effort to draft the Indian Constitution which […]

12 Best Indira Gandhi Quotes About India, Her Vision & Progress

From fighting for the independence of  India to leading the country during the crucial 1971 Indo-Pak war, Indira Gandhi has been one of the foremost leaders of our country in the past century. Known for her political grit, vision and commitment for a better India, Indira Gandhi is remembered as an icon of women power […]