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Hassan Rouhani

S Jaishankar To Attend Raisi Swearing-in, Fresh Start to India-Iran Ties?

Aug 03, 2021 Seema Guha

Jaishankar was in Tehran last month and was one of the first foreign leaders to have met with President-elect Ebrahim Raisi ahead of his swearing-in on August 5.

Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

Jul 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

While landline service continues, NetBlocks warned its analysis and user reports were 'consistent with a regional internet shutdown intended to control protests'

Amid Venezuela Concerns Iran Sends Warships To Atlantic

The trip by the new domestically built destroyer Sahand and the intelligence-gathering vessel Makran comes amid US media reports, citing anonymous American officials, saying the ships were bound for Venezuela.

Iran Says De-escalation 'Only Solution' To Crisis After It Shot Down Ukrainian Plane By 'Mistake'

Jan 13, 2020 AFP

In a meeting between Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and the emir of Qatar, both sides agreed de-escalation is the "only solution" to the regional crisis.

Iran Admits Its Army Mistook Ukrainian Plane As Hostile, Shot It Down

The responsible parties would be referred to a judicial department within the military and held accountable, the army said.

08 January, 2020

'We Don't Retreat In Face Of America': Iran President Hassan Rouhani


"If America has committed a crime... it should know that it will receive a decisive response," Rouhani said in a televised address, hours after Iran fired missiles at Iraqi bases housing US troops.

06 January, 2020

Huge Crowds In Iran Mourn General Soleimani Killed By US Drone


Iranians clutching "Down with USA" signs and portraits of Qasem Soleimani massed as supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei presided over prayers for the slain head of the Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force.

06 January, 2020

Iran Says To Forego Limit' On Nuclear Enrichment Centrifuges


The nuclear accord between Iran and the United Nations Security Council's five permanent members -- Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States -- plus Germany was agreed in 2015.

05 January, 2020

Will Send 'Brand New Beautiful Equipment' If Iran...: Donald Trump's Fresh Warning

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Donald Trump has been actively putting out tweets, issuing warnings to Tehran, two days after a drone strike killed a top Iranian general in Iraq.

03 January, 2020

Iran Names Esmail Qaani New Quds Chief After Soleimani Killing


"Following the martyrdom of the glorious general haj Qasem Soleimani, I name Brigadier General Esmail Qaani as the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps," Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a statement posted on his official website.

03 January, 2020

US Urges Its Citizens To 'Depart Iraq Immediately' After Soleimani Killing

Outlook Web Bureau

"US citizens should depart via airline while possible, and failing that, to other countries via land," the embassy said in a statement.

10 November, 2019

Iran Discovers New Oil Field With 53 Billion Barrels Of Crude: Rouhani


In a speech aired on state TV, Rouhani said the country's economy had stabilised despite punishing US measures against its senior leaders, banking and finance sectors.

27 September, 2019

PM Modi Meets Iran Prez Hassan Rouhani, Reaffirms India's Support To Peace In Persian Gulf

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the high-level 74th Session of the General Assembly on Thursday amidst fresh tensions between Iran and the United States.

03 September, 2019

Iran Prez Hassan Rouhani Rules Out Bilateral Talks With US

Outlook Web Bureau

Tehran and Washington have been at loggerheads since May last year when US President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from the nuclear accord and began reimposing crippling sanctions.

10 May, 2019

US B-52 Bombers Land In Qatar Amid Iran ‘Threat’

Outlook Web Bureau

The planes have arrived at an American air base in Qatar for their deployment in the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran

05 November, 2018

President Rouhani Says Iran Will Continue To Sell Oil Despite US Sanctions

Outlook Web Bureau

On November 5, the second package of US sanctions, re-introduced after Washington's withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)

23 September, 2018

Iran: IS Claims Attack On Military Parade, President Rouhani Vows 'Crushing' Actions

Outlook Web Bureau

Iran summoned diplomats from Denmark, the Netherlands and Britain over their hosting of some members of the terrorist group

07 August, 2018

US Reimposes Tough, Unilateral Sanctions Against Iran

Outlook Web Bureau

Iranians are already seeing the effects of the sanctions, with Iran's rial currency losing around half its value since Trump announced the US would withdraw from the 2015 nuclear accord.

Photo Gallery

Railway authorities demolish illegal structures for the expansion of a platform at the Varanasi Cantt Station in Varanasi.

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Chief Minister Special Vigilance Cell arrested people in connection with cash for job scam in Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) in Guwahati.

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BJP President J P Nadda greets party veteran Vijay Kumar Malhotra during a programme on the occasion of Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Deendayal Upadhyaya's birth anniversary, at the BJP office in New Delhi.

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HR College youth wing students clean plastic waste during the beach clean up drive at Chowpaty in Mumbai.

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Principal District and Sessions Judge Swarana Kanta Sharma talks with a Delhi Police officer during her visit to the Rohini Court, a day after the shooting incident, in New Delhi.

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?


A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

Chinki Sinha
A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World


Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu