Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

For The Lawyer Fighting For Justice, The Nightmare Is Still Alive

Sep 23, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Family of Hathras victim allege threat to their lawyer’s life. Cops deny allegations, claiming they are providing her an escort on trial dates

No Power Tussle In Chhattisgarh, Says CM Bhupesh Baghel

Sep 22, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel spoke to Outlook on issues ranging from Punjab politics to the recent arrest of his 86-year old father for making derogatory remarks against upper caste.

In Her Wake, A Holy Basil Plant Keeps Her Memory Alive

For the Dalit family, the tulsi (basil) remains a fragrant memory of the young woman who died a year ago aged 19, two weeks after she was gangraped by four upper caste men of the same village.

A Year Later, Hathras Victim's Family Now Held Captive In Their Own Home

Sep 21, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A year later, the security for the Dalit family is as tight as ever. Even suffocating at times. But it’s now part of the lives of the family whose worst nightmares had come true on a muggy day last year when the woman was sexually assaulted by four the accused—now facing trial for gang rape and murder—when she was collecting fodder for the family’s livestock.

A Year After Hathras Gang Rape; Dalit Victim’s Family Now ‘Strangers’ In Own Village

Ostracised in upper caste-majority village and guarded round-the-clock by CRPF, life for family is now a prison

19 September, 2021

Ashes, Bones And A Long Wait For Justice

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

One year after Hathras, father of Dalit woman refuses to immerse ashes in Ganga till accused are ‘hanged’. Living in fear and waiting for justice, family of gangrape-murder victim expresses dismay over 'slow pace' of court proceedings

14 September, 2021

Olympic Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra’s Success Lies In His Genes: Scientists

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Chopra belongs to the community of Rors, a Hindu community, from Haryana. The Rors were considered descendants of Maratha soldiers who settled in Haryana after being defeated in the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761. Genetic scientists have found that the Rors have a very unique and distinctive ancestry among the Indian population and they have no ancestral link with Marathas or any other castes and communities.

14 September, 2021

Courts Should Penalize Those Who Register Baseless Cases: Andaman Journalist After HC Quashed FIR

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The Calcutta High Court in its judgement held that the FIR against journalist Zubair Ahmed was sheer abuse of process of law and the allegations on him of circulating false alarm or disobeying of government regulations were completely absurd.

13 September, 2021

Taliban Using Biometric System To Identify Army, Police Personnel Who Fought Against Them

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The search operations are meant to capture those officials who, after losing the battle against the Taliban, couldn’t flee from the country and are hiding in the houses of their friends and relatives.

12 September, 2021

It Is Unknown Why Vaccines Trigger Unusual Immune Reaction, Cause Blood Clotting: Noted UK Doctor

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

In an interview with Outlook, Dr Roopen Arya says that it is not clear what is triggering the post-vaccination immune response which activates the blood clotting system and results in blood clots as well as consumption of the platelets.

11 September, 2021

Delhi Govt’s Seed Money Gives Wings To School Kids’ Business Dreams

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Under the Entrepreneurship Mindset Curriculum incorporated in the school curriculum for Senior School Students, the Delhi government announced the Seed Money Project in 2019 which was the first of its kind in the country.

09 September, 2021

No Mysterious Disease In UP Or Other States, Diagnosis Needed: Dr Kafeel Khan

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

In an interview with Outlook, Dr Kafeel Khan said the health situation in Uttar Pradesh other states will further deteriorate further.

08 September, 2021

Taliban Fired At Me But I Survived: A Young Protestor In Kabul

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Outlook spoke to a young protestor in Kabul who narrated how the Taliban opened fire at the protestors and arrested thousands of men and women who were marching towards the Pakistani embassy at Karte Parwan

07 September, 2021

Discovery Channel In Soup Over Allegations Of Fraud By Indian Firm

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

RC Venkateish, the promoter of Lex Sportel Vision Pvt Ltd (LSVPL), had alleged in its complaints that the UK-based Discovery Networks International (DNIL) and its two other subsidiaries worked in collusion to disregard the terms of agreements.

07 September, 2021

64-Year-Old RJD Ex-National Spokesperson To Appear For Medical Entrance Test

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A former national spokesperson of Rashtriya Janata Dal, Shanker Charan Tripathi will appear in the upcoming National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) to qualify for the MBBS course.

04 September, 2021

Humour And Urdu Poetry In Indian Courts: What A Lawyer’s Book Reveals

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Supreme Court lawyer Ejaz Maqbool’s new book shows that humour and Urdu poetry have played a significant role in handling even the tensest situations and serious arguments in courts.

25 August, 2021

Covid-19: Noted ICMR Scientist Rules Out Third Wave Predictions In India

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The spread of infection during the second wave was not evenly distributed in every district in the country.

25 August, 2021

Taliban Burnt My Family As Afghan Army Betrayed Us: Senior Police Officer

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

28-year-old Mohammed Hadi who joined the Afghan police force in 2013 in Ghazni spoke to Outlook about Afghan army being responsible for the plight of people as they handed power to the Taliban without putting up any fight.

Photo Gallery

Migrant labourers arrive at a bus stand, as they plan to leave the state, in Jammu.

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Workers clean and sanitize inside a classroom of Veena Chogle college as a precaution against the coronavirus ahead of its re-opening from 20th October, at Borivali in Mumbai.

PTI Photo

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan interacts with people who lost their homes in the recent floods, during his visit to a flood relief camp in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Members of the Wadiyar royal family and devotees attend the Chamundi Rathotsava atop Chamundi Hills, near Mysore.

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Leader of Tamil Nadu Congress Legislative Party K Selvaperunthagai, in Sriperumbudur.

PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


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