Profile of Mayabhushan Nagvenkar
The renaming of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), though expansionist in objective, is not expected to alter the tone and tenor of K. Chandrashekar Rao’s politics on home turf, according to political observers in Telangana.
Regional parties like the Trinamool Congress, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, Biju Janata Dal, and the Bharat Rashtra Samithi appear to have come up with their own unique optics and strategies involving regional pride. For these regional political Davids, this could be a formula to take on the rampaging Goliath of Delhi’s Deen Dayal Upadhyay marg.
Telangana BJP chief spokesperson K Krishna Sagar Rao says the party may have to rework its North India-centric politics to be politically effective in South India.
In the wake of the murders of a slew of writer-activists, Dakshinayan Abhiyaan hopes to offer a platform for others to campaign against intolerance, violence, government apathy, and to instil confidence and fearlessness among artists and writers.
Music makes B-school grads sensitive, provides them a new life perspective and helps them come to grips with problems at hand
The decline of industry and businesses in Hubballi, once a thriving centre for processing cotton, coincided with spurts of communal violence in the 1980s and 1990s.
The epic of Ramayan whose multiple renditions are known for the proverbial and more obvious battle of good versus evil also contains embedded narratives about the importance of ecology
In south Maharashtra, where the Dashavatar natak set root, before crossing over into Goa, theatre artistes till date continue to pay their obeisance to Shyamji Naik Kale, who first introduced the inspired art form to Maharashtra in the mid-1700s at the Mahakali temple in Ratnagiri district’s Adivare village.
Amid positive changes in the legal landscape for the LGBTQIA+ community, a lesbian woman wonders why she still needs to travel abroad to get her same-sex marriage registered.
Goa’s reputation as a hard partying destination is matched only by party-hopping of its politicians
Once upon a time, political defectors in Goa were scared of saints.
The split followed a meeting of the eight Congress rebels on Wednesday morning, where they signed a resolution to split the legislature party and merge it with the ruling BJP.
Statues have played an important role in Indian politics, as representative symbols of the sway of ideology or ideologies in the seat of power. And the unveiling of Subhas Chandra Bose's statue to inaugurate the Central Vista Project in Delhi has a strong political message.
Dynasty-driven political parties in India have habitually shunned second rung leaders outside the family. Parties driven by individual personality and charisma too have stymied the growth of younger leaders, often at the cost of the political outfits they lead.
Teachers Day provides an opportunity to honour those who have made a difference to their wards by not just providing them with an education, but also by empowering them with life lessons about dealing with emotions and friends, making decisions, or just by being more humane.
Former BJP MLA Vishnu Wagh’s 'Sudhirsukta' challenged and lyrically raged against the overwhelming social dominance of Goa’s influential Goud Saraswat Brahmin (GSB) caste. Wagh belonged to the Bahujan Samaj, a collective of non-Brahmin castes.
Do second-rung leaders, outside the realm of dynasty, really stand a chance in Indian politics today?
Konkani writer Damodar Mauzo told Outlook in an interview that a brewing sense of unease has been fermenting between the Hindus and Catholic communities living in Majorda, a village from where the art of baking bread spread across Goa in the colonial times.
Writers from 78 countries recently attended the PEN event. Several among them had gone to prison for protesting against governments, experienced assaults on life and survived.
Pune-based poet and artist Ganesh Vispute and Goan writer Damodar Mauzo have both featured prominently on a hitlist recovered in 2017 from the alleged killers of Bengaluru-based journalist Gauri Lankesh.
Started by the trio of Purnima Tammireddy, Rohith and Aditya Korrapati, the regional publishing house is set to publish its first title, a translation of Saadat Hasan Manto’s works, in Telugu next month.
Parents killed in a land-feud, Jharkhand's Gladson Dungdung rose from being a labourer, a cycle-mechanic to a book publisher and activist.
24-year-old queer poet from Jabalpur, Aditya Tiwari’s, short take on growing up queer in small town India, has been selected from encouraging popular responses to Outlook’s special Independence Day series, which documented unsung Indians, who have made a difference to communities around them.
Agriculturist CV Raju single-handedly revived the Etikoppaka toy industry by taking it back to its organic roots.
Kandal Rajan planted mangroves as he fished along Kannur's Pazhayangadi river and has now even started a mangrove nursery.