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Uproot Inferiority Complex To Achieve Independence In Truest Sense: Amit Shah

Uproot Inferiority Complex To Achieve Independence In Truest Sense: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has called for an uprooting of the inferiority complex within the citizens of India in order to achieve Independence in its truest form.

05 August 2022
The Responsibility Of Art In Politically Tough Times

The Responsibility Of Art In Politically Tough Times

Mumbai-based artist Riyas Komu speaks to Outlook Editor Chinki Sinha about his work, and how it relates to the project of rewriting history that the current...

27 June 2022

On Malpractices Of Distortion: How Dogra Court Tampered With Kashmir’s History  

Dean Accardi, Assistant Professor of History at Connecticut College who specializes in Kashmir’s medieval history, speaks to Outlook about Lal Ded, Dogra...

How BJP Is Distorting Indian History For The Upcoming Generations

How BJP Is Distorting Indian History For The Upcoming Generations

History is useful to plan tomorrow but abusing history for advancing nefarious agenda is going to harm communal harmony and peace in our society.

27 June 2022

Why Don’t You Paint Flowers Mr. Komu?

Mumbai-based multimedia artist and curator, Riyas Komu, has enhanced a number of Outlook editions with his artworks, including the latest one titled Errors,...

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25 June 2022
Whose History Is It?

Whose History Is It?

Can the past be changed? Does rewriting history change the past? Editor Chinki Sinha and Managing Editor Satish Padmanabhan discuss Outlook's latest issue that...


27 June 2022
Of Ballads And Balladeers: Do Films Distort Society’s View Of History More Than Literature?

Of Ballads And Balladeers: Do Films Distort Society’s View Of History More Than Literature?

Films are said to potentially distort society’s view of the past more than literature because it reaches a wider audience and is multi-sensory. Visual media...


27 June 2022
Rewriting The History Of Dalits And Lower Caste In Cinema

Rewriting The History Of Dalits And Lower Caste In Cinema

Even historically speaking, it has divided our country and caused foreigners to rule over us. We are not able to move beyond caste. If cinema serves as a...


27 June 2022
Are Filmmakers Viewing History With Gold-tinted Glasses That Gloss Over All That Went Wrong?

Are Filmmakers Viewing History With Gold-tinted Glasses That Gloss Over All That Went Wrong?

Artistic intent and integrity make a world of difference and that is often lacking in Indian cinema whether it is Sanjay Leela Bhansali's awful glorification...


01 July 2022
Why Northeast’s Past Is Not Attractive To The Mainland Historians

Why Northeast’s Past Is Not Attractive To The Mainland Historians

For the Northeast, it’s not about rewriting history. It’s about their history being heard in mainland India. It is about not having to prove their...


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01 July 2022
Saffron In Cinemascope: How Bollywood Took Up Right-wing Agenda

Saffron In Cinemascope: How Bollywood Took Up Right-wing Agenda

The film industry is increasingly aligning with those in power, given the jingoistic and communal undertones in recent releases


01 July 2022
Historical Movies Are Just Bollywood’s Surgical Strike On Truth And Facts

Historical Movies Are Just Bollywood’s Surgical Strike On Truth And Facts

Do filmmakers have the right to present falsehoods in biopics and high-profile films under the guise of truth?


01 July 2022
Can Subaltern History Be A Part Of Mainstream History?

Can Subaltern History Be A Part Of Mainstream History?

In 1982, a group of historians set out to establish the Subaltern Studies Group to reclaim the histories of those without voices. In the decades since, an...


17 June 2022
These 10 Stepwells In Delhi Will Make You Go Vav

These 10 Stepwells In Delhi Will Make You Go Vav

Folks in Delhi we have your history lesson covered 


10 May 2022
Recent Excavations In Haryana’s Rakhigarhi Throw New Light On Indus Valley Civilisation

Recent Excavations In Haryana’s Rakhigarhi Throw New Light On Indus Valley Civilisation

Rakhigarhi continues to surprise archaeologists and history-lovers with its wealth of artefacts and treasures


05 May 2022
Finding Beauty And Meaning In India’s Lost Cities

Finding Beauty And Meaning In India’s Lost Cities

Over time, we tend to forget the things we should value the most. That’s why the ruins of ancient Indian cities should be treasured before they are all lost...


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20 April 2022
India is The Viswa Guru

India is The Viswa Guru

Over 2000 years before Xuanzang set foot in India, we had shown the world our academic brilliance through Sushrutha, Kanada, Aryabhatta, Chankaya, Adi Shankara...


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