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20 September, 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi Takes Oath As 16th Punjab CM, Rahul Gandhi Attends Swearing-In

Harish Manav

Two deputy CMs Sukhjinder Randhawa and OP Soni also took oath in the ceremony. Ex-CM Capt Amrinder Singh gave the ceremony a miss.


20 September, 2021

Situation ‘Not Normal’ In J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

Outlook Web Desk

The former Chief Minister of erstwhile J&K state Mehbooba Mufti said people are silent and it doesn’t mean that the situation has improved.


19 September, 2021

Kerala Records 152 Deaths, 19653 Fresh Covid-19 Cases; Imposes Stringent Lockdown In Critical Areas

Outlook Web Bureau

The stringent lockdown restrictions would be in force in areas where the weekly infection population ratio (WIPR) is above 10 and the affected places would be notified by the district disaster management authority (DDMA) on a weekly basis.


19 September, 2021

Book By RAW Officer’s Daughter On Kashmir's Trauma Kicks Off Debate, Irks Anonymous Scholars

Naseer Ganai

The ‘anonymous scholars’ have unleashed an attack on Saiba Varma, an Indian anthropologist from the University of California, over the book, ‘The Occupied Clinic: Militarism and Care in Kashmir’, saying her father ‘create(d) the trauma’ in the valley.


19 September, 2021

Jammu Traders Call For Bandh, First Time After Abrogation Of Art 370

Naseer Ganai

The Jammu traders have accused the government of marring businesses and came up with a long list of ‘adverse business related decisions of the government in the past two years’.


19 September, 2021

L Murugan Likely To Be Elected Unopposed In RS Bypoll As Congress Not To Contest

Outlook Web Desk

The Congress has decided not to field its candidate from Madhya Pradesh from where Union Minister L Murugun is slated to contest Rajya Sabha bypoll.


19 September, 2021

In Probable List Of Punjab CM Contenders, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa Says ‘Never Hankered After Posts’

Outlook Web Desk

A minister in the earlier Captain Amarinder Singh led Congress government in Punjab, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said he is a ‘Congressman’.


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


19 September, 2021

Congress Ship Caught In Punjab Swirl, Gehlot Urges Captain To Listen To His ‘Inner Voice’

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said he hopes Captain Amarinder Singh will not take any such step, which will harm the Congress party.


19 September, 2021

Top 5 Songs Of The Week: From Lil Nas X’s ‘That’s What I Want’ To Jubin Nautiyal's 'Rim Jhim'

Samarth Goyal

From The dance-pop number 'That's What I want' by Lil Nas X to the soft romantic song ' Rim Jhim' by Jubin Nautiyal, here are the top 5 songs of this week.


19 September, 2021

Unable To Connect Internet In UP’s Amethi, Smriti Irani Blames ‘Gandhi Family’ Of No Development

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Union Minister Smriti Irani said the development has not reached UP’s Amethi, ruled by Congress’ ‘Gandhi family’ for five decades.


19 September, 2021

Mystery Continues Over New Punjab CM; CLP Meeting Deferred

Outlook Web Desk

The Punjab Congress Legislative Party meeting was slated at 11 am on Sunday, however it has been deferred.


19 September, 2021

IT Department Alleges Sonu Sood Of Financial Irregularities Worth Rs 250 crores

Outlook Web Bureau

In a rare official statement, the Income Tax Department, without naming him, had also said that Sood had evaded tax worth Rs 20 crore so far.


19 September, 2021

Militant Recruitment In Valley Down As Youth Are ‘Acting Wisely’: J&K Police Chief

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J&K DGP Dilbagh Singh said the militant attacks taking place in the Valley reflect the frustration of pro-Pakistan forces.


19 September, 2021

After Babul Supriyo, Speculations Rife About Another Bengal BJP MP Joining TMC Soon

Outlook Correspondent

Supriyo is the first Lok Sabha MP to change camp in this new season of turncoats witnessing a reversal of the tide. Between January 2019 and the 2021 Assembly elections, it was mostly TMC MLAs and MPs who were joining the BJP.


19 September, 2021

Two SP Leaders Arrested For Making ‘Objectionable’ Comments Against UP CM’s Father

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SP Leader Rajpal Kashyap made the alleged objectionable remarks, while targeting UP CM Yogi Adityanath over his ‘abba jaan’ comment.


18 September, 2021

Popcorns, Photos And A Leisure Walk, Prez Kovind Makes Public Appearance At The Ridge

Ashwani Sharma

'Do you guys feel harassed by my presence in Shimla?' Rashtrapati Kovind asked a middle-aged person watching him from a distance along with a group of people.


18 September, 2021

Yogi Adityanath Unveils First Prototype Of Kanpur And Agra Metro

Bharat Singh

The metro trains of Kanpur will have the feature of 'regenerative braking', which will help to regenerate and reuse up to 45 percent energy in the system. These trains will also have a state-of-the-art propulsion system to reduce air pollution.


18 September, 2021

Excited By Praises From PM Modi And CM Adityanath, UP Farmer Grows Dragon Fruits In Barabanki

Bharat Singh

The BJP government in Gujarat had named Dragon fruit as 'Kamalam' in January this year. The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to give a grant of ₹ 30,000 per acre to the farmers cultivating dragon fruit.


18 September, 2021

‘Sidhu Colluded With Pakistan, High Command Humiliated Me’: Amarinder Singh After Resigning As Punjab CM

Harish Manav

Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh said that he will not leave active politics after his resignation, but will decide his new platform after discussing with his supporters.


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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offers prayers at a temple situated on the Mandar mountain in Banka district.

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Actress and Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty at the launch of a collection of jewelleries, ahead of Durga Puja festivals, in Kolkata.

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People Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti addresses a press conference at the party office in Jammu.

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Jammu & Kashmir Public Health Engineering (PHE) daily wagers shout slogans during a protest over their various demands, in Jammu.

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Bollywood actors Rajniesh Duggal, Akansha Puri, Niharica Raizada, Sajjad Dalfarooz and Dilbar during a press conference for announcement of a web series, in Srinagar.

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