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After Remarks On 'Ripped Jeans', Uttarakhand CM Tirath Rawat Says 'America Enslaved India For 200 Years'

Mar 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Rawat was comparing India and America’s covid-19 caseload when he said that “US ruled India for 200 years”.

Sikh Fighter Pilot Memorial To Be Erected In UK To Honour Indians Who Fought World Wars

Mar 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The sculpture of an early 20th century Sikh fighter pilot, cricketer and golfer from Oxford University shall be constructed in the England port city of Southampton


London: Collection Of 350 Items Belonging To Patricia Mountbatten To Go Under The Hammer

A diamond bracelet and jewelled decorative elephants from Jaipur, among many other Indian heirlooms belonging to Lady Mountbatten shall be a part of the auction scheduled in March

‘A Debt That Society Owes’: How India Remembers Its World War Soldiers

Nov 17, 2020 Saumya Kalia

As Commonwealth countries observe Remembrance Day this month, can India eulogise its soldiers without seeing their memory as a colonial relic?


Was It An Uprising Or A War?

The centennial commemoration of the Anglo-Kuki war and the politics associated with it reflects a silent but strong ethnic animosity among different communities in Manipur.

02 October, 2020

PM Modi Pays Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shashtri

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid homage to country's great leaders 'Mahatma Gandhi' and 'Lal Bahadur Shashtri'. He also went to Raj Ghat and Vijay Ghat


31 December, 2019

New Year Eve Of 1857: When Plunderers Ruled Delhi

R.V. Smith

Sanctioned by the British Army, the Prize Agents, active since autumn of 1857, ransacked houses, havelis, palaces and other properties, pauperising the royalty of Delhi overnight.


03 October, 2019

When Delhi Had Three Red-Light Areas And Tommies Made Merry

R.V. Smith

In the mad rush of life in Delhi today, one cannot even think that red-light area existed on the Kashmere Gate-Red Fort stretch of the main road and that its occupants called out to the Tommies.


10 May, 2019

We Freed India From British, Will Remove Modi Now: Congress

Outlook Web Bureau

The TIME magazine has featured Modi on the cover of its international edition with a controversial headline, and a secondary one that reads ‘Modi the Reformer’, as the country enters the final phase of the mammoth general election.


13 April, 2019

British Envoy Expresses 'Deep Regret' But Remains Non-Committal To Apology At Jallianwala

Outlook Web Bureau

On the issue of an apology, British High Commissioner Sir Dominic Asquith said, I would ask you to respect what I came here to do which was to commemorate those who died here a 100 years ago -- to express the sorrow of the British government and people.


10 April, 2019

Shameful Scar: UK PM Theresa May Expresses Regret Over Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

Outlook Web Bureau

On April 13, 1919, British forces led by Brigadier General Reginald Dyer opened fire in Jallianwala Bagh on thousands of unarmed and peaceful protesters, including women and children, killing hundreds of them.


14 February, 2019

Banned By British In 1920, Punjabi Writer's Poem On Jallianwala Bagh Is Being Released In English

Outlook Web Bureau

After going through the traumatic experience, he proceeded to write "Khooni Vaisakhi", a long poem that narrates the political events in the run-up to the massacre and its immediate aftermath.


24 March, 2018

Bhagat Singh Remembered In Pakistan On 87th Death Anniversary

Outlook Web Bureau

The Bhagat Singh Memorial Foundation (BSMF) and the Bhagat Singh Foundation Pakistan (BSFP) demanded that he be declared as a "national hero" of Pakistan.



26 January, 2018

Thousands March In Australia Protesting Against 'Invasion Day'

Outlook Web Bureau

More than 10,000 people joined a march in Melbourne where protestors chanted "always was, always will be Aboriginal land"


Photo Gallery

Home Minister Amit Shah arrives to chair a high-level meeting with Chief Ministers of ten Naxal-hit states, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar duing a meaningful conversation on reforming multilateralism with Nicaragua FM Denis Moncada in New York. Also deliberated on expanding our development partnership.

PTI Photo

Prime Miniter Narendra Modi welcomed by Indian community in New York.

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Prime Miniter Narendra Modi welcomed by Indian community in New York.

PIB/PTI Photo

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

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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

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu