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On The Cover—A Story

On The Cover—A Story

14 December, 2020

What’s a magazine if not for its cover? Here’s the best 25 of our 25. From the standout first issue that was put to flame, to ones where we burned the fashion and cricket worlds….

In Toon With The Times

In Toon With The Times

14 December, 2020 Ajit Ninan

The timelessness of Ajit Ninan’s cartoons is uncanny—the Bihar caricature could have been just after the recent assembly polls where the Congress met the same fate and the Pakistan army firing could be printed any given week. Mark of a true cartoonist, who sees the trees as well as the woods.

Because Every Photo Has A Story To Tell

The best of Outlook: a quarter century worth of visual history. What many, many thousand words will fail to capture.

One Flu Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

One Flu Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

06 April, 2020

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.

30 March, 2020

In Pics: Life In The Time Of Coronavirus

Life in the time of coronavirus, as seen by our photographers Tribhuvan Tiwari and Apoorva Salkade

23 March, 2020

Moonwalk At Masked Ball

A well-washed world covers up, flinches from needless contact. Entire regions are quarantined, travel suspended. And the cases pile on, relentlessly....

27 January, 2020

Meet Waheeda Rehman In Her New Avatar: A Wildlife Photographer

Lachmi Deb Roy

In her eighties, ­Waheeda ­Rehman is excelling at ­another art: wildlife photography

30 December, 2019

Smoke And Mirror

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act brings relief and cheer to a section of refugees living in squalid camps in India. The partisan law will help those, such as Pakistani Hindus transit from ‘stateless’ people to Indian citizens. But it won’t change the status quo of Lankan Hindu and ­Afghan Muslim refugees.

04 November, 2019

Resist, Reclaim, Rejoice

Twenty-five distinguished women spoke on issues Indian women face and 10 walked away with awards at Outlook Speakout’s illuminating soiree

28 October, 2019

Dilli Et Lumiere

Outlook Bureau

As the plan to encourage tourism after sundown sees the light of the night, photographer Tribhuvan Tiwari ­captures Delhi’s landmarks in all their illuminated finery


22 July, 2019

Old-Age Homes: Are They A Place To Live Or Die?

Siddhartha Mishra

Acute lack of geriatric care in India and lack of a voice for senior citizens is making life impossible for the elderly community. Old-age homes are no more a solution

01 July, 2019

It All Begins With Jai...

In these frames, unprecedented streaks of saffron stand out in Bengal

24 June, 2019

All Is Not Well

Prachi Pinglay-Plumber

People struggle for a pail of water in drought-hit areas of Vidarbha, Marathwada and Khandesh. A sluggish monsoon portends more trouble.

18 February, 2019

This Was Then...Blast From The Past

From hell-pits of Jharkhand, stark images of a world that now remains frozen in frames

28 January, 2019

Photo Feature | Wagah Of The East

Sandipan Chatterjee

The Beating Retreat at an Indo-Bangladesh border outpost matches the spectacle of the western frontier...high kicks et al

14 January, 2019

The Third Rock From The Sun

The Earth has dark shadows, but its lights are stronger in contrast. That’s Charles Dickens. And we agree…as we frame 2018 into an album


31 December, 2018

Photo Essay | Streets Of Kamathipura

Ushinor Majumdar

More and more of Kamathipura, Mumbai’s oldest red-light area, has been on sale for big realty fish

Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the inauguration of 9 Medical Colleges, in Siddharthnagar.

PTI Photo

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur being garlanded during a public meeting as part of the campaign for the upcoming by-elections in the state, in Kinnaur.

PTI Photo

Congress party workers hold a protest rally against the Central government regarding hike in the fuel and LPG prices, in Mandi.

PTI Photo

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses during an administrative review meeting in Siliguri.

PTI Photo

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