Articles about Pramod Mahajan
Pramod Mahajan was an Indian politician who represented the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He was a second-generation leader of BJP and belonged to a group of young technocratic leaders. He served as an English teacher at Kholeshwar College before joining politics. In his early days, he started his political career by joining the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). In 1974, he left his school job and became an RSS Pracharak. Mahajan also participated in the agitation against the government during the Emergency declared by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. In 1986, he was appointed as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha. He gained attention in 1990 when he helped to organize BJP President Lal Krishna Advani’s Ram Rath Yatra. Mahajan also played a crucial role in India’s cellular revolution as a telecommunications minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s ministry. He was also accused of conspiring the murder of a former journalist. In 2006, his brother shot him dead over a family dispute following which Mahajan died. Mahajan has been survived by his wife and two children - Poonam and Rahul Mahajan.
07 Dec 2020Entertainment
Former Bigg Boss contestant Rahul Mahajan has opened up about his third marriage.
30 May 2019Politics
Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.
16 Aug 2018Politics
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee died today after being admitted at AIIMS for nearly nine weeks.
02 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mumbai Police got a new chief this weekend as senior IPS officer Subodh Kumar Jaiswal took charge of the force on Saturday.
23 Mar 2018Politics
Smriti Irani once claimed "an ideological umbilical cord with BJP." Her grandfather was a swayamsevak and mother, a booth-activist.
11 Sep 2017Politics
Mohan Bhagwat, RSS supremo and sarsanghchalak (head), turns 67 today. Bhagwat was an unknown face until the then RSS Chief KC Sudarshan appointed him his successor in 2009.