Advertisement
Monday, Oct 25, 2021
Outlook.com

Seven Days

The states of the nation: news, headlines, gossip, rumours, things we learnt

Seven Days
Seven Days
outlookindia.com
2016-08-05T21:37:55+05:30
UTTAR PRADESH
Dented, Painted & Now In ‘Court’

President Pranab Mukherjee’s son Abhi­jeet, a Congress MP infamous for calling the ‘Nirbhaya’ protesters “dented and painted women”, has been nominated to the highest governing body of Aligarh Mus­lim University—the ‘Court’. Eyebrows have been raised not just beca­use the Pre­sident is ex-officio ‘visitor’ of all central universities, but also as his son, a former PSU executive, was picked from the ‘lea­rned professions and industry’ category.

UNITED STATES
Stooping To Conquer?

The jury is out on whether it was meant to help Donald Trump, embarrass him, or simply sell more copies. But the Trump camp surely didn’t mind the New York Post’s ‘The Ogle Office’ headline or the nudes of the potential FLOTUS (first lady of the US). It was the New York Post’s move to pull out Melania’s pics, shot in 1995 as a model, that caused outrage.

MAHARASHTRA
A Dal-Ly Rip-Off

Rs 2.5 lakh crore is what lentil traders in Maharashtra and Guj­arat raked in since last...

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

The Third Colour: Shah Rukh Khan Is A Symbol Worth Rooting For

The Third Colour: Shah Rukh Khan Is A Symbol Worth Rooting For

When we say we’re standing in solidarity with someone, we’re really standing up for our own ideals, values, peace and truth, writes comic-poet Varun Grover.

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

The challenge 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.

Manchester United, Adani Group Eye New IPL Teams, BCCI Announcement Soon

Manchester United, Adani Group Eye New IPL Teams, BCCI Announcement Soon

The Board of Control for Cricket in India will today name the owners of two new Indian Premier League teams to play from 2022.

After Tripura, BJP Govt In Goa Denies Permission To TMC Event

After Tripura, BJP Govt In Goa Denies Permission To TMC Event

The development takes place three days ahead West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s maiden visit to Goa.

Advertisement