Morarji Desai, India's first non-Congress PM, was the only Indian who won the Bharat Ratna & Pakistan's highest civilian award — the Nishan-e-Pakistan.
Badan Singh ‘Baddo’, a UP gangster with over 40 cases against him, escaped last month during transit from jail to court after getting 6 police officers drunk.
ThePrint remembers Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, one of Bengal’s foremost 19th century scholars, on his 125th death anniversary.
Werleman highlights atrocities against Muslims from around the world. But he has been criticised for overlooking the ills of Islam, and charged with plagiarism.
On his 99th birth anniversary, ThePrint recalls Ravi Shankar’s friendship with George Harrison of The Beatles, his collaborations with John Coltrane & Yehudi Menuhin, and Woodstock.
On his 111th birth anniversary, ThePrint recalls the life of Jagjivam Ram, 8-time MP from Sasaram who served as a Union minister for almost over three decades.
ThePrint recalls Manilal Gandhi on his 63rd death anniversary whose ‘gentle demeanour seemed the personification of non-violence’.
On her 85th birth anniversary, ThePrint remembers the poet who was unafraid of honest expression, and whose progressive stance on sexuality was ahead of her time.
ThePrint looks back at the journey of the actor who starred in just seven films, all directed by her long-time partner Chetan Anand.
On his 109th birth anniversary, ThePrint brings you the life & times of Ram Manohar Lohia, who strongly believed that India won't progress unless caste inequality was abolished.