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Apocalypse? No way!

Apocalypse? No way!

Celebrated author Pico Iyer's column in the year-end issue of the Outlook. Read now!

03 January 2022
Apocalypse Now!

Apocalypse Now!

How Outlook put together the year-end bumper issue. The action behind the scenes. Uncut. Unfiltered.

01 January 2022

The Gilded Cage: Kashmir In Winter Of An Apocalypse

‘Normal’ is not a state of life in the Kashmir valley. It’s a shiny factoid woven into every movement, manufactured in a post-truth world.

Almanac Of Darkness: An Essay On Life And Love

Almanac Of Darkness: An Essay On Life And Love

My apocalypse came in images—an abandoned horse, a body wrapped in plastic and the story of a professor who was making a curriculum of darkness

04 January 2022

Incomplete Account Of Diverse Voyages

Poetry by Rohith, a doctor and poet from Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh

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03 January 2022
Song Sung Blue: The End As A New Beginning

Song Sung Blue: The End As A New Beginning

How will the world end? With a whimper, as Eliot predicted? Or in a yawn, as Pope said it would.


03 January 2022
Brave New World Under The Shadow Of The Pandemic

Brave New World Under The Shadow Of The Pandemic

In this anniversary and year-end issue combined, Outlook looks at a range of stories of hope, despair and redemption. We delve into this apocalyptic version of...


03 January 2022
Magazine Diary | The Printed Word Is Still The King In A World Of Digital Drama

Magazine Diary | The Printed Word Is Still The King In A World Of Digital Drama

The internet has certainly liberated news. But it negates the training of a correspondent, the endless discussion in news meetings, the polishing of copy and...


11 January 2022
Love, Loss, Longing: A TV Show Which Throws New Light On The Pandemic

Love, Loss, Longing: A TV Show Which Throws New Light On The Pandemic

Station Eleven might be the only pandemic-related TV show which portrays loss with such sincerity—a narrative of unspoken grief


08 January 2022
A Tale Of Two Pandemics

A Tale Of Two Pandemics

The Covid-19 pandemic exposed India’s stark inequalities like never before


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08 January 2022
How Covid Has Hit Sports And Spectators Around The World

How Covid Has Hit Sports And Spectators Around The World

Over the past two years, Covid rendered spectator sports—that symbol of civilisational normality—into a battleground of perception


07 January 2022
Pandemic Pangs: When The World Looked Inward For Succour

Pandemic Pangs: When The World Looked Inward For Succour

The pandemic taught the world to battle emptiness and also to seek the meaning of life and love in the people around them


10 January 2022
The Migrant Worker As A Tragic Hero, From Reel To Real

The Migrant Worker As A Tragic Hero, From Reel To Real

The sufferings of migrant workers have become the most rivetingly tragic tale of our times


10 January 2022
Death, Up Close: A Photo Essay On The World Of Dalit Morgue Workers

Death, Up Close: A Photo Essay On The World Of Dalit Morgue Workers

Dalits have been forced to handle the dead for centuries. The manner in which they are compelled to handle the bodies in modern, state-run hospitals, have gone...


11 January 2022
Love Is A Many-Splendoured Thing

Love Is A Many-Splendoured Thing

If anything will save us, it will be empathy and love in our darkest days


03 January 2022
The Good Earth: Resilient And Resourceful

The Good Earth: Resilient And Resourceful

Our planet remains inexhaustible, as inexhaustible as our capacity for instruction and exp­loration.


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03 January 2022
The Four Horsemen Of Apocalypse

The Four Horsemen Of Apocalypse

It’s not just planetary crisis but the destruction of the individual too


08 January 2022
Doomsday Is Not In The Future. It’s Here And Now

Doomsday Is Not In The Future. It’s Here And Now

There is going to be no 'pralay' as we have imagined in our conceptions of the apocalypse as a single mythic event.


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