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22 February 2016
OUTLOOK DIALOG
  • Opinion
    The Similarities between India's Prime Minister and the man bidding to become America's next President are uncanny.
  • Profile
    For Sharma, leaving his imprint in whatever job he is given is a habit which has won him not only followers but also adversaries.
  • Photo Feature
    The Carnival of Brazil is held before the beginning of Lent when Christians abstain from meat and poultry. Hence the term "carnival" from carnelevare, "to remove meat".
  • Blog
    A reminder of what the soldiers are called upon to do while people engage in cries of war.
  • Daily Reader
    In Springfield, Illinois, he recalls the days of hope and change — and what didn't change.
  • From The Archives: 25 Years of Reform
    The liberalisation launched by Narasimha Rao’s minority government in 1991 has allowed India to achieve sustained high growth and rapid growth in the living standards of the people in just two decades.
  • An Appraisal
    Arguably one of the most prominent poets of our time, one who did not know the art of marketing himself, Nida Fazli will remain alive in his immortal poetry…
  • KTR's tireless campaign in the municipal polls paid off and both the TD as well as Congress have been left red-faced....
    Madhavi Tata February 11, 2016
  • Problems such as littering, garbage dumping and drug peddling are putting off international tourists....
    Pushpa Iyengar February 09, 2016
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  • The Similarities between India's Prime Minister and the man bidding to become America's next President are uncanny....
    Dilip Bobb February 11, 2016
  • Assange emerged on the balcony for an Eva Peron moment when he waved aloft the UN working group's verdict that he was...
    Nabanita Sircar February 11, 2016
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PHOTO Features
A coming together of aspirants from all across the country preparing for competitive exams.
Photo by Sanjay Rawat/ Outlook
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THE SOCIAL NETWORK
The launch of the second volume of President Pranab Mukherjee's memoirs The Turbulent Years—1980-1996 last month has sparked off a debate on whether he should have released his memoirs while still in office. The first volume of his memoirs The dramatic decade—the Indira Gandhi years was released in December 2014. No President of the Republic has written a memoir ever, even after their term got over, and purists question whether Mukherjee should have waited till he demits office.
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After an initial sighting some years ago, the Zika virus is making waves as the new Ebola after its major outbreak first in Brazil 2015. With inhabitants of multiple countries being infected by this primarily mosquito borne disease, alarm bells have also been sounded in India with the Union Ministry scrambling to get testing kits. But how much do you know about Zika?
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OUTLOOK INTERACTIVE
Your cover story on the suicide of Rohith Vemula is a fine example of how to write a distorted story. Except for the fact that Rohith committed suicide, every other paragraph comprises half-truths or falsified statements. Your correspondent has solicited quotes from people who support her biased version.
Vijayawada Duggaraju Srinivasa Rao
At last our authorities have realised that the rights of the suppressed need to be eliminated so that the country can progress. That is the development that is being talked about both in India and abroad...
Hilary Pais
 Nowadays we are having many Brahmins in the cricket team for example R.Ashwin, who brings his macabre brahmanical designs to the otherwise gentleman's game. 
Ashok Chatterjee
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chhattisgarh MAGAZINE February 22, 2016
Forty adivasi women have spoken of the rape and gangrape perpetrated by security forces in the Bastar region. Complaints have been filed. There it stands.
On Trial MAGAZINE February 22, 2016
By creating a new position for Pachauri right now, TERI is ruining its image and letting down its staff
culture shock MAGAZINE February 22, 2016
On its ‘soft power’ side, the NDA was always going to be big on culture. But the ministry is presiding over a royal mess.
Analysis MAGAZINE February 22, 2016
An IB officer took a chance and planted three SIMs in a consignment for Pakistan. One of them turned up with the 26/11 attackers....
Foreign Policy MAGAZINE February 22, 2016
Modi is caught between a military alliance and crucial oil diplomacy in West Asia
cover story MAGAZINE February 22, 2016
A year down, a battle-scarred Arvind Kejriwal survives, with his jack-in-the-box street cred intact
all the rage MAGAZINE February 22, 2016
Alternative regimens, health foods, fitness trackers and apps—a wellness revolution is kicking butt
Website February 11, 2016
KTR's tireless campaign in the municipal polls paid off and both the TD as well as Congress have been left red-faced.
Website February 09, 2016
Problems such as littering, garbage dumping and drug peddling are putting off international tourists.
Website February 08, 2016
Looks like Sonia doesn't just have power over the Congress, but even the Communists are now looking to her for final decisions.
Website February 11, 2016
The Similarities between India's Prime Minister and the man bidding to become America's next President are uncanny.
Website February 11, 2016
Assange emerged on the balcony for an Eva Peron moment when he waved aloft the UN working group's verdict that he was unjustly held since 2010.
Website February 04, 2016
The sleepy village of Staro Zhelezare in central Bulgaria is harnessing the power of celebrities, hoping for an economic revival through art.
The launch of the second volume of President Pranab Mukherjee's memoirs The Turbulent Years—1980-1996 last month has sparked off a debate on whether he should have released his memoirs while still in office. The first volume of his memoirs The dramatic decade—the Indira Gandhi years was released in December 2014. No President of the Republic has written a memoir ever, even after their term got over, and purists question whether Mukherjee should have waited till he demits office.
After an initial sighting some years ago, the Zika virus is making waves as the new Ebola after its major outbreak first in Brazil 2015. With inhabitants of multiple countries being infected by this primarily mosquito borne disease, alarm bells have also been sounded in India with the Union Ministry scrambling to get testing kits. But how much do you know about Zika?
Siddhartha Mishra