The former president of the All India Women's Conference (AIWC), a premier organization for women, Ashoka Gupta (November 1912 - 8 July 2008) has spent over fifty years in social work.
Peter Nettl, author of Political Mobilization: A Sociological Analysis of Methods and Concepts (1963) and The Soviet Achievement (1967), was, at the time of his tragic death in an air crash in Octo
Zaheer Ali is a Mumbai-based academician, free-lance journalist and social activist. Starting his career as a research investigator in a project on socio-political consciousness among Muslims in In
A. Mangai is the pseudonym of Dr. V. Padma, who teaches English at Stella Maris College, Chennai. She has been actively engaged in theatre for close to three decades. She writes bilingually in Tami
Pinarayi Vijayan (born 1945) is the Chief Minister of Kerala. He served as Minister of Electric Power and Co-operation from 1996 to 1998. He joined the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in 1964. H
Shalini Singh is a Delhi-based journalist, who has written for The Week and the Hindustan Times. In 2012 she won the Prem Bhatia Award for excellence in environmental reporting. Shalini is a foundi