Day: September 5, 2017

NIRMALA SITHARAMAN – INDIA’S FIRST FULL TIME DEFENCE MINISTER

Nirmala Sitharaman became India’s second woman defence minister after she was elected to the Cabinet. Indira Gandhi had served as the defence minister in 1975 and again in 1980-82. However, Sitharaman is the first woman to hold this position full-time. Sitharaman, who was born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu’s temple city, is now heading World’s third largest […]