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Will Union Cabinet Expansion With New Women Ministers Be Harbinger Of Good Change?

Jul 24, 2021 Vineeta Dwivedi

Even though currently, total number of women in Parliament is at an all-time high, less than 15 per cent women are part of political decision making at the national level.

Days After Reshuffle, Union Cabinet To Meet Physically After More Than A Year

Jul 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The prime minister will also chair a meeting of the Council of Ministers at 4 pm through video conferencing.


Annamalai’s Appointment As Tamil Nadu Chief Is Part Of BJP’s Growth Plan

The twin moves of Murugan as Union Minister and Annamalai as state president proved that the BJP is finally getting its caste equation right in Tamil Nadu after having been dubbed as a party for the upper castes, especially Brahmins.

No Room For Carelessness Or Complacency On Covid: PM Modi Tells New Ministers

Jul 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi stressed India's fight against the pandemic is underway with full vigour with the vaccination programme going on steadily and testing numbers also consistently high.


TMC Sharpens ‘Secessionist’ Charge On BJP After MPs Favouring Bengal Partition Bag MoS Berths

The BJP hits back, says Mamata Banerjee is the biggest separatist leader

08 July, 2021

BJP's Gateway To The South: Four Ministers From Karnataka Get Cabinet Berths

Ajay Sukumaran

The new entrants are Shobha Karandlaje, A Narayanaswamy, Bhagwanth Khuba, and Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekhar


08 July, 2021

Law Of Land Supreme, Twitter Will Have To Follow Rules: IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

Outlook Web Bureau

IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said whosoever lives and works in India will have to abide by the rules of the country.


08 July, 2021

Modi Cabinet 2.0: Meet R K Singh, The New Power Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

RK Singh was rewarded for steering reforms in the power sector in the Modi government to make India a power surplus nation.


08 July, 2021

John Barla Who Wanted Separate North Bengal UT Takes Charge As MoS Minority Affairs

Outlook Web Desk

The elevation of BJP's Alipurduar MP John Barla was met with criticism from the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal.


08 July, 2021

Modi Cabinet 2.0: Bhupender Yadav Takes Charge As Labour Minister, Rameswar Teli As MoS

Outlook Web Bureau

Bhupender Yadav has succeeded senior BJP leader and eight-time member of Lok Sabha Santosh Kumar Gangwar who was holding charge of the ministry as Minister of State (Independent Charge).


08 July, 2021

UP's Lion's Share In Rejig Signals BJP's Attempt To Get Caste Equation Right Ahead of 2022 Polls

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

BJP is being wary in UP, where people predominantly vote along caste and regional lines


08 July, 2021

Modi Cabinet 2.0: Jitendra Singh Takes Charge Of Science And Technology Ministry

Outlook Web Bureau

Jitendra Singh, who is a Minister of State, in the Prime Minister's Office also holds charge of the sensitive Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space.


08 July, 2021

Bureaucrats To Ministers: Former IAS Officers Inducted In Modi Cabinet

Outlook Web Desk

The much-hyped Cabinet expansion also included two ex-IAS officers Ashwini Vaishnaw and Ram Chandra Prasad Singh who have been inducted into the Union Cabinet


07 July, 2021

Cabinet Rejig: Mansukh Mandaviya Gets Health, Dharmendra Pradhan Has Education

Outlook Web Bureau

The petroleum portfolio goes to Hardeep Singh Puri while Jyotiraditya Scindia will head the civil aviation ministry


07 July, 2021

Union Cabinet Expansion: Complete List Of Ministers Sworn-In

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Tatu Rane, former Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia took oath as Cabinet ministers today


07 July, 2021

PM Modi Overhauls Cabinet With An Eye On UP And 2024

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The bigger political message of the reshuffle is in the ministers that PM Modi has dropped.


07 July, 2021

Modi Cabinet 2.0: The Importance Of Being Ashwini Vaishnaw

Sandeep Sahu

The fact that Vaishnaw was straightaway made a cabinet minister even though he has no previous ministerial experience and is only two years old as a lawmaker in the Rajya Sabha may have surprised many.


07 July, 2021

Modi Cabinet Reshuffle: Who Is In, Who Is Out; Check Full List

Outlook Web Bureau

This will be the first reshuffle in the Council of Ministers by Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he assumed charge for a second term in May 2019.


Photo Gallery

Health workers inoculate a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a beneficiary during a mega-vaccination drive to mark PM Modi's 71st birthday, in Beawar district.

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Devotees carry an idol of Lord Ganesh for immersion in the Tawi river, in Jammu.

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Saints pray to Lord Swaminarayan during 'Jal Jalani Edkashi' at Gurukul in Surat.

PTI Photo

Activists of Samuga Needhi Katchi wear masks of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin and former chief minister M Karunanidhi, during the pledge owing on the 143rd birth anniversary of Thanthai Periyar, in Coimbatore.

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Health workers inoculate a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a beneficiary during a mega-vaccination drive to mark PM Modi's 71st birthday, in Ahmedabad.

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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

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra