The lockdown has changed life everywhere. But in Kashmir, stay-at-home is the continuum of a familiar clampdown.
We are in an Emergency; the State has sucked up our power to make even the most ordinary decisions, writes Outlook's Executive Editor, Sunil Menon
In the aftermath of the coronavirus-forced lockdown, distribution networks are choked and states are clueless on how to move the food to where it is required
Shaheen Bagh movement has seen a new awakening, one that invoked the Constitution and saw ordinary women making themselves heard in public space
The political situation is so completely pitted against the community that extremist elements wanting to fish in troubled waters will find their task much easier, writes Shahjahan Madampat
The whole question of judicial independence needs a fresh look in the context of the jurisprudence of checks and balances, writes lawyer and former Union minister Manish Tewari
Caught between aspirations of loyalists and new entrants, Shivraj Chouhan will have to walk the tightrope as he assumes charge as MP chief minister
Capital punishment for rape leaves me more scared than before -- for self and society -- writes poet-playwright Annie Zaidi, after the Nirbhaya hanging.
It is tiniest of tiny, doesn’t even have a DNA of its own to replicate (thus needs a host to multiply, like a cuckoo). It is just a protein cell and RNA strand inside a layer of fat. Visualise a hen egg. Soap can wash away that fat and kill it, like breaking the shell of a breakfast egg. Yet, the new coronavirus is a formidable killer. It has forced about three billion people indoors around the world—unprecedented in human history.
Across the world, researchers are testing several antiviral drugs for their efficacy in treating COVID-19. So far, no therapeutic drugs have proven to be effective against the novel coronavirus.