Over 50 artists brought the Mahabharata to life on stage, encompassing various classical dance forms like Bharatanatyam, Kathak, and martial arts, and contemporary art forms. They took inspiration from Sage Bharat Muni’s musical treatise Natyashastra to make their performance appealing and to strike a chord with viewers of all age groups.
Does nature or nurture make a killer? Does the outdated yet still overused category ‘psychopath’ hold any water at all?
Now that AAP is in power in the MCD as well, If it wants to continue dominating in upcoming elections in the city, it must accept responsibility for Delhi's civic problems and find answers.
The BJP is facing rebels in many seats as a response to its decision to not give tickets to 42 sitting MLAs, perhaps to contain anti-incumbency and ensure 'winnability'.
For Hardik Patel, this election will determine his position in state politics. When he was the 'working president' of the Congress party, he used to attack BJP leaders, and now he has been awarded a party ticket from BJP.
The Baigas remain one of the most vulnerable Adivasi groups in India
The Delhi Police is cross-examining the statements of Aaftab Poonawala, the accused in the murder of Shraddha Walkar, as his statements have some discrepancies and he has also changed them at times.
The ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ gains significance in the sense that it offers ideological clarity to the party and may help it to energise the cadre and emerge as a challenge to the BJP
The literary biography of Hindi author Nirmal Verma, written by writer-journalist Vineet Gill, is an ode to the master
BJP while is determined to regain power, AAP is centring its campaigns around mundane issues of Delhites- garbage, potholes, parking and stray dogs.
Political parties, barring no exceptions, have taken upon themselves to forsake secularism for electoral gains
While speaking to Outlook, Singha bashed at the neo-liberal policies and said that the major issues in Himachal Pradesh are drinking water, health and education.
There is widespread disenchantment with and disdain for government schools not only among affluent or middle-class people but also among poorer people, who feel an English-medium education would help their children’s career prospects. But English-medium schools fail to provide quality education.
BJP has been strict on religious conversion, which is also a part of its poll strategies. Ahead of the Himachal assembly elections, Jairam Thakur government passed an amendment to enhance punishment for forced conversion up to 10 years.
Learning liberal arts helps inculcate a sense of social responsibility, while building other skill sets are required in a professional setup: communication, creative thinking, problem-solving and transferable intellect and their applicability in real-world settings.
Alok Kumar, the patron of NGO Dadhichi Deh Dan Samiti, told Outlook that they have reached out to religious leaders like Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Sadhvi Rithambara, Morari Bapu, and Lokesh Muni, and all of them have supported organ donation.
Illicit traders prey on the homeless and those stuck in debt-traps to push them into black market of human organs.
Bureaucratic hassle, misinformation, and lack of awareness deter people willing to donate organs.
A central Indian community marks its devotion to Ram by tattooing his name all over their bodies as a protest against caste oppression. But their youth are abandoning the tradition as it impedes their social acceptance.
When one party is God, it cannot be said that both parties are at the same level, because with God, religious sentiments of people are involved
Three Namibian male and five female adult cheetahs (between ages of two and five-and-a-half years) are making an 11-hour, transcontinental journey to reach Kuno National Park on September 17. Each cheetah is vaccinated and fitted with a satellite collar.
India's tiger-centric conservation approach is affecting the habitat of other carnivores, especially the leopard.
With emerging challenges like climate change, India needs a strong political will to address issues of wildlife conservation. India is home to various critically endangered species that require consistent efforts.
A maze of ‘shell’ trusts and other bodies—some registered, some not—have been legally contesting the claims on the land on which Mathura’s Shahi Idgah mosque stands
By rendering Ashokan edicts in music, Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna explores meaning in the ancient emperor's decrees he wanted to be remembered by in posterity