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
A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.PTI Photo
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.PTI Photo
Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
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
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.
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.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.