Modi and CEO of Paytm listed in Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ list

Time magazine rolls out a list of most powerful people every year. This year too it rolled out the ‘100 Most Influential People’. And to our surprise, the list had Prime Minister of India as well as CEO of Paytm as well. The move of demonetization was a common factor between these two. One initiated the move while the other took advantage of it becoming the global leader.

Here is the full list for your reference.

  • Barbara Lynch by Padma Lakshmi
  • Bob Ferguson by George Takei
  • Celina Turchi by Tom Frieden
  • Chance The Rapper by Common
  • Conor McGregor by Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Constance Wu by Lena Dunham
  • Demis Hassabis by Ray Kurzweil
  • Gavin Grimm by Janet Mock
  • Glenda Gray by Alice Park
  • Guus Velders by Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Hamdi Ulukaya by Kenneth Roth
  • Ivanka Trump by Wendi Murdoch
  • Jared Kushner by Henry Kissinger
  • Jordan Peele by Barry Jenkins
  • Kirsten Green by Emily Weiss
  • Natalie Batalha, Guillem Anglada-Escudé and Michaël Gillon by Alan Stern
  • Riz Ahmed by Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Samantha Bee by Jane Curtin
  • Tamika Mallory, Bob Bland, Carmen Perez and Linda Sarsour by Kirsten Gillibrand
  • Yuriko Koike by Anne Hidalgo
  • Alessandro Michele by Jared Leto
  • Alicia Keys by Kerry Washington
  • Ava DuVernay by Venus Williams
  • Barry Jenkins by Kathryn Bigelow
  • Ben Platt by Zac Efron
  • Colson Whitehead by Oprah Winfrey
  • Demi Lovato by Arianna Huffington
  • Donald Glover by Tina Fey
  • Ed Sheeran by Taylor Swift
  • Emma Stone by Brie Larson
  • James Corden by Elton John
  • John Legend by Harry Belafonte
  • Kerry James Marshall by Grant Hill
  • Leslie Jones by Russell Crowe
  • Margot Robbie by Martin Scorsese
  • Ryan Reynolds by Helen Mirren
  • Sarah Paulson by Cate Blanchett
  • Bernard J. Tyson by John Lewis
  • Daniel Ek by Ed Sheeran
  • Evan Spiegel by DJ Khaled
  • George Church by Stephen Colbert
  • James Allison by Siobhan O’Connor
  • Janet Yellen by Joseph Stiglitz
  • Jason Blum by Harvey Weinstein
  • Jean Liu by Tim Cook
  • Jeff Bezos by Buzz Aldrin
  • LeBron James by Rita Dove
  • Margrethe Vestager by Helle Thorning-Schmidt
  • Rebekah Mercer by Ted Cruz
  • Tom Brady by Conan O’Brien
  • Vijay Shekhar Sharma by Nandan Nilekani
  • Chuck Schumer by Harry Reid
  • Donald Trump by Paul Ryan
  • Elizabeth Warren by Kamala Harris
  • General James Mattis by Robert Gates
  • James Comey by John McCain
  • Juan Manuel Santos by Ingrid Betancourt
  • Julian Assange by Jack Goldsmith
  • Kim Jong Un by Christopher Hill
  • King Maha Vajiralongkorn by Charlie Campbell
  • Melinda Gates by Sheryl Sandberg
  • Narendra Modi by Pankaj Mishra
  • Pope Francis by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich
  • Major General Qasem Soleimani by Kenneth M. Pollack
  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan by Can Dundar
  • Reince Priebus by Rahm Emanuel
  • Rodrigo Duterte by Cesar Gaviria
  • Sandra Day O’Connor by Sonia Sotomayor
  • Stephen Bannon by Michael Duffy
  • Theo Epstein by John Cusack
  • Theresa May by Bill English
  • Tom Perez by Tim Kaine
  • Vladimir Putin by Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Wang Qishan by Zoher Abdoolcarim
  • Xi Jinping by John Kerry
  • Ashley Graham by Tyra Banks
  • Biram Dah Abeid by Aidan McQuade
  • Cindy Arlette Contreras Bautista by Susanna Schrobsdorff
  • Cindy Sherman by Miranda July
  • Colin Kaepernick by Jim Harbaugh
  • David Adjaye by Thelma Golden
  • Fan Bingbing by Diane von Furstenberg
  • Fatou Bensouda by Aryn Baker
  • Gretchen Carlson by Katie Couric
  • Jeanette Vizguerra by America Ferrera
  • John Lewis by Cory Booker
  • Leila De Lima by Samantha Power
  • Margaret Atwood by Ann Patchett
  • Neymar by David Beckham
  • Raed Saleh by Mustafa Abu Faisal
  • Raf Simons by A$AP Rocky
  • RuPaul by Naomi Campbell
  • Simone Biles by Leslie Jones
  • Thelma Aldana by José Ugaz
  • Viola Davis by Meryl Streep

Well, we are looking forward to seeing more Indian names in the list next year.

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