POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Jan 21, 2016 AT 17:06 IST ,  Edited At: Jan 21, 2016 17:06 IST

In the last couple of days, Indian journalists seem to have been at the receiving end of what can only be termed as growing intolerance and an inability to accept difference in opinion.

On January 20, senior journalist Siddharth Varadarajan was held hostage for almost half an hour inside the Vice Chancellor's office, Allahabad University, when he went to meet the VC.

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POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Jan 21, 2016 AT 17:06 IST, Edited At: Jan 21, 2016 17:06 IST
POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Dec 04, 2015 AT 00:22 IST ,  Edited At: Dec 04, 2015 00:22 IST

The Modi government has always had the reputation of being extremely tech savvy. From using social media to promote their schemes to keeping countrymen and women updated about the hon'ble prime minister's movements, the Modi government has clearly taken governance into the 21st century. No wonder, Zuckerberg loves us so much.

So it shouldn't come as a surprise if the government's media wing can do more than just post information on social media sites. I mean, thoda bohot photoshop everyone knows. Well it seems they do too. Not very well though. 

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POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Nov 30, 2015 AT 14:31 IST ,  Edited At: Nov 30, 2015 14:31 IST

Neha Dixit has been awarded the Press Institute of India and International Committee of the Red Cross award for her story 'Shadow Lines' published in Outlook's August 4, 2014 issue.

The piece covers the chilling accounts of seven rape survivors of the Muzaffarnagar riots.

Congratulations, Neha!

Check out more stories in Outlook by Neha Dixit, here.

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POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Nov 23, 2015 AT 19:02 IST ,  Edited At: Nov 23, 2015 19:02 IST

Outlook's Assistant Editor Madhavi Tata has won the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism in the category of Environmental Reporting. 

She has been awarded the prize for her January 2014 story on the villages affected by the POSCO project in Odisha and her December 2014 story on the fertile lands that will be destroyed to create Andhra's new capital

Congratulations, Madhavi!

Check out more stories by our award-winning reporter, here.

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POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Nov 23, 2015 AT 19:02 IST, Edited At: Nov 23, 2015 19:02 IST
POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Nov 10, 2015 AT 19:49 IST ,  Edited At: Nov 10, 2015 19:49 IST

With many eminent scholars, writers, academicians and scientists raising their voices against the rising intolerance in India   where scholars are assassinated, secular intellectural are targetted, minorities are murdered for their eating habits, and Hindu supremist rhetoric has become common-place   Modi's well-cultivated image abroad seems to have taken a beating.

For long, the US and UK governments had imposed a visa ban on Modi for his alleged role in the Gujarat riots of 2002 and it was only after he was given a clean chit by the highest court in the country and he became prime minister by a sweeping majority, that they changed their stance.

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POSTED BY Outlook Web Desk ON Nov 10, 2015 AT 19:49 IST, Edited At: Nov 10, 2015 19:49 IST
     
 
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