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Jo Tik Gaya Wo Tikait

Jo Tik Gaya Wo Tikait

Dec 19, 2021

Rakesh Tikait successfully led the year-long farmer protests against the new farm laws, forcing the Centre to repeal them just ahead of the assembly elections.

The Most Tagged Man

The Most Tagged Man

Dec 13, 2021

The anniversary issue of Outlook Business brings 21 changemakers who shaped 2021. One of them is the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) President, Srinivas BV.

Farm Laws Repealed: At Ghazipur Border, Announcement Met With Cautious Enthusiasm

Farm Laws Repealed: At Ghazipur Border, Announcement Met With Cautious Enthusiasm

Nov 19, 2021

The farmers are not-committal at Ghazipur border to when they would return back to their homes.

PM Modi Withdraws New Farm Laws On Guru Nanak Jayanti

PM Modi Withdraws New Farm Laws On Guru Nanak Jayanti

Nov 19, 2021

The announcement comes on a day that is a very important one for the Sikhs. The Prime Minister in his address to the nation however defended the farm laws.

National Press Day: A Peek Into The Past Of Indian Media

National Press Day: A Peek Into The Past Of Indian Media

Nov 16, 2021

National Press Day: From Hickey's Gazette to the new age of digital media, Indian media has come a long way. Let's have a peek into this journey.

When Nehru Told Parliament He Sent Daughter Indira to Pune, Shantiniketan To Fathom Diverse India

When Nehru Told Parliament He Sent Daughter Indira to Pune, Shantiniketan To Fathom Diverse India

Nov 14, 2021

The context: the Lok Sabha was discussing the linguistic reorganization of states, and even as he backed the principle, Nehru cautioned members against linguistic chauvinism.

How Jawaharlal Nehru Understood India’s Past

How Jawaharlal Nehru Understood India’s Past

Nov 14, 2021

Nehru had a unique sense of India’s past and destiny. It can be gleaned through his 1946 text The Discovery of India, as also his speeches and writings at other points of time.

Why Congress And Regional Parties Aren’t Being Able to Unite

Why Congress And Regional Parties Aren’t Being Able to Unite

Nov 13, 2021

Even as the BJP remains the single most powerful party at the central level, the opposition is engaged in contests in state polls and does not hesitate to trade barbs.

The Day Ram Nath Kovind And I Travelled Together To Delhi

The Day Ram Nath Kovind And I Travelled Together To Delhi

Nov 13, 2021

This was about 10 years back. Uttar Pradesh assembly elections were approaching, just as they are now.

Yogi Adityanath's Poll Pitch: Law, Order And Development

Yogi Adityanath's Poll Pitch: Law, Order And Development

Nov 09, 2021

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is visiting Badaun and Shajapur in the state.

Why Akhilesh Yadav’s Ambedkar-Lohia Merger To Eat Into Votes Of Mayawati’s BSP May Not Work

Why Akhilesh Yadav’s Ambedkar-Lohia Merger To Eat Into Votes Of Mayawati’s BSP May Not Work

Nov 08, 2021

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's bid to cut Bahujan Samaj Party's votes ahead of UP elections 2022 may not be successful owing to the party's past record, experts tell Outlook.

LK Advani At 94: All You Need To Know About The BJP Veteran

LK Advani At 94: All You Need To Know About The BJP Veteran

Nov 08, 2021

LK Advani's birthday: One of the key builders of the BJP and the one whose Rath Yatra in 1990 turned India into a two-party democracy, Advani’s long career is almost synonymous with that of the BJP.

BJP National Executive: Will Contest All Seats In Punjab, Says State Chief Ashwani Sharma

BJP National Executive: Will Contest All Seats In Punjab, Says State Chief Ashwani Sharma

Nov 07, 2021

At the BJP's first national executive meet since the pandemic, Prime Minister Modi said the party workers should become a bridge of faith for the common man.

BJP National Executive Meet: Leadership Hails PM Modi, Lists Initiatives For Farmers, Sikhs

BJP National Executive Meet: Leadership Hails PM Modi, Lists Initiatives For Farmers, Sikhs

Nov 07, 2021

The BJP’s first national executive meet after the pandemic held in blended mode – with 125 delegates attending at the NDMC Convention Centre in the national capital and state delegates, including Chief Ministers, attending online

Yogi, Akhilesh Or Mayawati: Why Do UP CMs Prefer Not To Fight Assembly Elections

Yogi, Akhilesh Or Mayawati: Why Do UP CMs Prefer Not To Fight Assembly Elections

Nov 06, 2021

Yogi Adityanath’s announcement that he is ready to contest from any seat in UP if the BJP so wishes may reverse the trend.

Delhi Pollution Row: AAP Govt Accuses BJP Of Flouting Cracker Ban, Blames Spike In Stubble-Burning For Poor AQI

Delhi Pollution Row: AAP Govt Accuses BJP Of Flouting Cracker Ban, Blames Spike In Stubble-Burning For Poor AQI

Nov 05, 2021

A day after pollution levels soared after Diwali, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai accused the BJP of ‘having ensured’ that crackers were burst in Delhi despite a ban on crackers announced by the government.

Bypolls 2021: Congress Wins Big In Himachal Pradesh, BJP Bags Assam and MP While TMC Storms Bengal

Bypolls 2021: Congress Wins Big In Himachal Pradesh, BJP Bags Assam and MP While TMC Storms Bengal

Nov 02, 2021

The BJP has maintained its dominance in Assam and done well in Madhya Pradesh, but has drawn a blank in three assembly and one Lok Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh. It has also performed poorly in both assembly seats in Rajasthan.

Bypolls 2021: TMC Winning Bengal, BJP Assam And MP; Good News For Congress In Himachal And Rajasthan

Bypolls 2021: TMC Winning Bengal, BJP Assam And MP; Good News For Congress In Himachal And Rajasthan

Nov 02, 2021

Bypolls Results: Counting of votes are underway for bypolls to three Lok Sabha and 29 Assembly constituencies across the country.

Sardar Patel: The Man Behind The Icon Feted by PM Modi on National Unity Day

Sardar Patel: The Man Behind The Icon Feted by PM Modi on National Unity Day

Oct 31, 2021

On Sardar Vallabbhai Patel's birthday, remembering the man with 'iron nerves' who is often credited to be the 'architect of united India'.

JNU Cancels Webinar For Calling Kashmir ‘India Occupied’; Probe Ordered

JNU Cancels Webinar For Calling Kashmir ‘India Occupied’; Probe Ordered

Oct 30, 2021

JNU vice chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar posted a message on the official Facebook page of JNU that the matter is being enquired into.

Why Priyanka Gandhi’s Increased Visibility In UP May Not Translate Into Votes

Why Priyanka Gandhi’s Increased Visibility In UP May Not Translate Into Votes

Oct 29, 2021

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi today met the kin of the Bundelkhand farmers who died waiting for fertilisers.

2G Spectrum Back In News With Ex-CAG Vinod Rai’s Apology

2G Spectrum Back In News With Ex-CAG Vinod Rai’s Apology

Oct 29, 2021

As former CAG Vinod Rai apologises to Sanjay Nirupam of the Congress, we revisit the scam that changed Indian politics, bolstered AAP and BJP.

TMC Aims Expansion Beyond Bengal, Mamata Visits Goa To Play On Congress Turf

TMC Aims Expansion Beyond Bengal, Mamata Visits Goa To Play On Congress Turf

Oct 28, 2021

The party has made quick moves in the past month or so, inducting people from the Congress outside Bengal. It has indicted Sushmita Dev in Assam, former Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro in Goa, Rajesh and Lalitesh Tripathi in Uttar Pradesh and a clutch of leaders in Tripura.

Deras Of Punjab: Powerful Symbols Of Dalit Assertion

Deras Of Punjab: Powerful Symbols Of Dalit Assertion

Oct 27, 2021

Dalits may be under-represented in mainstream politics, but in Punjab they have a rich tradition of religio-cultural assertion through the influential Deras.

With Lalu, TMC Taking Potshots At It, Congress Faces Trouble From Anti-BJP Regional Parties

With Lalu, TMC Taking Potshots At It, Congress Faces Trouble From Anti-BJP Regional Parties

Oct 25, 2021

The challenge that the Congress faces at present is it has to fight not just internal dissidence and the BJP but deal with anti-BJP regional parties, who are no longer seeing it as a viable ally.

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