Karnataka has produced many famous people in various fields. When we say famous it is not in terms of money alone. It is about contributing to the society in some way or the other. Read more about personalities from Karnataka.

Top 10 books recommended by Narayana Murthy

When NRN speaks the nation listens. On Nov 8, 2014 TOI published the top 10 books recommended by Narayana Murthy. Possibly you will find them interesting too, Winners Never Cheat in Difficult Times by John M Huntsman What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael J. Sandel The Republic by Plato Black […]

The Key Figure in Structural Chemistry – CNR Rao

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Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao is a prominent personality who stood out in the field of structural chemistry. Born in Bangalore on the 30th of June, 1934, Rao did his schooling in Bangalore and certain other towns in the state of Mysore. After obtaining his B.Sc degree from Mysore University in the year 1951, and a […]

G.S. Shivarudurappa – The Visionary who Shaped Modern Kannada Literature

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G.S. Shivarudrappa (Guggari Shanthaveerappa Shivarudrappa) was a renowned Kannada poet, writer and a researcher. He is revered for his contribution to modern Kannada literature, and for his body of research on ancient Kannada literature. He has been conferred the title of Rashtrakavi by the Karnataka Government in the year 2006. G.S. Shivarudurappa – The Rashtrakavi […]

The Nobel Laureate – Sir C.V. Raman

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Sir Chandrasekhara Venkat Raman, a world renowned Indian physicist, brought honour to the Indian nation through his contribution to the field of Physics. He has made remarkable discoveries and his theory is called the Raman Effect, and it deals with a concept known as Raman Scattering. His Early Years and Education Sir C.V. Raman was […]

Ashwini Ponnappa

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Ashwini Ponnappa (born: 18 September, 1989) comes from the land of hockey players – Coorg. But at an every young age, Ashwini preferred a badminton racquet over a hockey stick. Her father too was a national hockey player but Ashwini chose to break the tradition. The right-handed Ashwini went on to become India’s top doubles […]

D. V. Sadananda Gowda – BJP Torchbearer

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Devaragunda Venkappa Sadananda Gowda was sworn in as the 20th Chief Minister of Karnataka. Once B. S. Yeddyurappa resigned as Chief Minister, D. V. Sadananda Gowda was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on the 4th of August 2011. Sadananda Gowda remained in power till the 12th of July 2012. He was succeeded […]

B. S. Yeddyurappa – The First Saffron Chief Minister

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Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yeddyurappa (BSY) was the 19th Chief Minister of Karnataka. He was the first Bharatiya Janata Party Chief Minister for any Southern state in India. He was despite bringing fame to BJP, evicted from the party due to allegations that are debatable. He was succeeded in the Chief Minister’s office by the President’s rule […]

H. D. Kumaraswamy- Mannina Mommaga

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The eighteenth Chief Minister of Karnataka was for a very long time overshadowed by his father, H. D. Deve Gowda’s persona. H. D. Kumaraswamy’s identity, intricately twined with his father’s identity, untangled when he became the Chief Minister of Karnataka on the 3rd of February 2006. His tenure as Chief Minister lasted till the 9th […]

H. D. Deve Gowda – Mannina Maga

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Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda, affectionately called “Mannina Maga” (Son of the soil) was the 14th Chief Minister of Karnataka. He is an influential leader who held the chair of Chief Minister between the 11th of December 1994 and the 31st of May 1996. He was succeeded by J. H. Patel in the Chief Ministers office. […]