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In this week's The Subcontinental Menu, read about why a 15-year-old boy in Assam was forced to marry a 60-year-old woman and how you can be a billionaire, yet poor in Pakistan.
EPS’s fate hinges on bypolls to 20 assembly seats
Some 50 Kashmiri militants were killed near their homes in 2017. That number is increasing. Why?
Insulating PM Modi from accusations as election season hots up is top priority for the BJP. The rest can be managed, they say.
There’s much rage around. The point, though, is to shape a different politics within the mainstream, not outside it.
Plus ça change.... Caste, gender and communalism were three issues flagged in the first Outlook. Those movies are still playing.
It may still be safest to meet a sensitive source, but investigative journalism in this wired world is nothing like it used to be
It's a transformative moment, yet itself marked by gaps and gnawing absences. Can we integrate #MeToo and older feminist politics? Can we close the caste/class gap?
Outlook plucks the best “turnquotes”. We neither seek to mock nor to judge, just to marvel at the yogic skills of the famous.
Coalition-making and opposition to authoritarian politics must have not just form but content—and that content must come from the street, the farm...
In the fertile farmlands of Mandsaur, political allegiance still grows tall. As does farmers’ discontent and anger.
How much has the MDMA progressed in its probe into Rajiv Gandhi’s killing in two decades?
Anxiety engulfs Rohingyas in Jammu after India sends back seven ‘illegal’ refugees to Myanmar
In the run-up to the Chhattisgarh assembly polls, Ajit Jogi tells Outlook that his fight is against the BJP as the Congress is irrelevant in the state.