What a spectacle it used to be, those big men, or even mousy men swaggering to be hunks, their saffron robes flowing about them, their unkempt hair tied with Om-printed bandanas, with chillums in their palms, with a vow that they would bathe only in the Ganges.
Here’s a toolkit to restore Britain’s place in the world as a melting pot of multiculturism
Former I&B minister Manish Tewari talks about how TRP numbers have always been suspect in India, if fraud or cheating is established, the top CEOs and anchors of TV channels can be arrested, and much more.
Former Deputy Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Subrata Saha (Retd) tells Outlook that the Defence Ministry's decision to ban the import of 101 items will give a boost to the private sector.
Historian and war books author Srinath Raghavan says if there is any lesson to be learnt from 1962, it is never to assume that war is not an option.
Soon after Chinese video app TikTok was banned in India, a similar homegrown app Chingari saw a sudden rush of users, with 1 lakh downloads in just one hour. Outlook speaks to the co-founder of Chingari, Sumit Ghosh, about his plans.
Nandita Das says HUL's move to rename its 'fairness cream' is a step in the right direction, but the fact that there's a market for such products reflects people's obsession with fair skin.
"I worry when I hear slogans like self-reliance because these were the very mantras which had subtracted India from the world economy,” says Shashi Tharoor.
'I think it’s the slum you see from the Akshardham flyover.'
Some villages have gaushalas built, but in most cases, like here in Roshanchak near Barabanki, it's just a bamboo-barricaded field with a little asbestos shed.
Witnessing Modi-bashing at Mamata Banerjee's blistering rallies: a glimpse into West Bengal polls before cyclone Fani interrupted campaigning.
"Those who talk about horsetrading should be shown the door," she said.
"Music has a way of sliding in between the cracks," American drummer-vocalist Jamison Ross talks about how jazz is changing in this hyper-sensualised environment in music...
His colleagues at Outlook Hindi never considered him as boss but almost family. He got the best out of his reporters, and for a small bunch of reporters, the magazine always punched above its weight.
Michael Rezendes was part of The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team which broke the story of the cover-up of sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic church in Boston and New York
"What I have put in this book though is an analogy with 1900 which really is a sort of a neglected moment in our thinking right now. But it was in that moment that we can document step changes in the scale and range of today what we would call globalisation."
At the Jaipur Literature Festival, her poetry reading session at the Front Lawn is packed with her fans, mostly young but some parents too.
Students she taught were in the inquisitive age of 19 to 20 years but none of them dared ask any questions about the outside world
BJP members pay tribute to 63 feet tall statue of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay on his 105th birth anniversary in Varanasi.PTI Photo
In this file image, Kamla Bhasin (R), feminist and a social activist launching a book Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile during a workshop in Dharamsala, India. Bhasin passed away at the age of 75 after being...Photo by Shyam Sharma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images
In this file image, Author Kamla Bhasin, Former Ambassador Ashok Sajjanhar and Amodkanth with Vinita Bakshi during seminar on 'Sex Trafficking of Girls and Women in the Subcontinent' in New Delhi. Bhasin passed away at...Photo by K Asif/The India Today Group via Getty Images
In this file image, MP Shashi Tharoor felicitated womens rights activist Kamla Bhasin during the Laadli awards in Mumbai. Bhasin passed away at the age of 75 after being diagnosed with cancer.PTI Photo
In this file image, Kamla Bhasin (R), feminist and a social activist launching a book Legal Empowerment of Tibetan Women in Exile during a workshop in Dharamsala. Bhasin passed away at the age of 75 after being...Photo by Shyam Sharma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images
Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?
There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.
A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.
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
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
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.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates