Tuesday, Dec 07, 2021

Jyoti Basu

Sikkim's Pawan Chamling Pips Jyoti Basu To Become India's Longest Serving Chief Minister

Apr 30, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The 68-year-old founding president of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) completed 25 years of uninterrupted service in office on Sunday.

An Endangered Species

Jan 18, 2010 Saba Naqvi

Why, for all his flaws and failures, does Jyoti Basu so impress us in death? Is it because the younger replacements for our departed and diminishing leaders just don’t have the personality, the stature, or the engagement with mass movements and polit

Are We Still Afraid Of Communism? 

Or, how the Media sees the departed Jyoti Basu -- a look at the obituaries and commentaries posted by two networks with widely different backgrounds and apparently different raison d’être. 

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Uttar Pradesh

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta