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RSS Leader Indresh Kumar Condemns Lakhimpur Kheri Incident, Lambasts Opposition

Oct 07, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

RSS leader Indresh Kumar accused Opposition of creating ‘hatred and violence’ in the country.

UP Govt Allows Congress Leaders Including Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Visit Lakhimpur Kheri

Oct 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The UP’s Additional Chief Secretary Information Navneet Sehgal said the persmission has been given to Congress leaders to visit Lakhimpur Kheri.

Lakhimpur Kheri: UP Govt Slams Opposition For Adopting 'Negative' Attitude

UP government spokesperson Sidharth Nath Singh said that no one will be allowed to vitiate the atmosphere in ‘sensitive’ Lakhimpur Kheri.

PM Modi Takes A Dig At Opposition Over Farm Law Criticism, Accuses Them Of 'Intellectual Dishonesty', 'Political Deceit'

Oct 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

PM's comments came when he was replying to a question about the labour and farm laws enacted by the government and its refusal to roll-back the three contentious agriculture laws, as demanded by the protesting farmer unions.

Should Congress Resolve Internal Conflicts Before Launching Opposition Unity Project?

Interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi will hold a virtual meeting with senior leaders to firm up a united fight against the ruling BJP. NCP chief Sharad Pawar, chief ministers Mamata Banerjee (Trinamool Congress), MK Stalin (DMK), Uddhav Thackeray (Shiv Sena) and Hemant Soren (JMM) will be attending the virtual meet, as will RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav.

17 August, 2021

Opposition Wants To Delay Bills By Sending It To Select Committees: BJP Spokesperson

Preetha Nair

BJP spokesperson and Rajya Sabha MP GVL Narasimha Rao speaks to Outlook about the Opposition’s charges on the government bulldozing Bills in the Parliament.

09 August, 2021

OBC Bill: 127th Constitutional Amendment Bill And Why Opposition Is Supporting It

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The Amendment Bill seeks to restore the powers of states to notify backward classes, bypassing a May 2021 Supreme Court ruling that said only the Centre could notify socially and educationally backward classes (SEBCs).

07 August, 2021

Ahead Of UP Assembly Polls, J P Nadda Slams Opposition, Calls Them Narrow Minded

Outlook Web Desk

Addressing a meeting of the newly-elected chairpersons of zila panchayats and block panchayats on the first day of his visit, Nadda praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the vaccination drive.

02 August, 2021

Rahul Gandhi To Host Opposition Leaders For Breakfast Tomorrow

Outlook Web Bureau

Gandhi's invite signals a realisation that Congress must take lead in forging Opposition unity at a time when regional satraps like Mamata Banerjee, Sharad Pawar are already gaining momentum.

02 August, 2021

Nitish Kumar Supports Opposition’s Demand To Investigate Pegasus Snooping

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the first time an NDA ally has supported the Opposition’s demand for probe into the Pegasus spyware scandal.

31 July, 2021

Malaysian Youths Demand PM Quit As Pandemic Worsens

Associated Press (AP)

New daily infections breached 10,000 on July 13 for the first time and have stayed there since, despite a virus emergency in January and a lockdown since June 1


29 July, 2021

Opposition Unity Project Needs A Harkishan Singh Surjeet, Not A VP Singh

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Riding high on her election victory in West Bengal, TMC's Mamata Banerjee wants to position herself as the fulcrum of Opposition unity. Can she succeed?

28 July, 2021

Can Didi’s ‘Ma, Mati, Manush’ Win The Hindi Heartland?

Preetha Nair

While parties such as AAP and TRS share a good rapport with TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati is likely to pose a challenge for her leadership ambitions.

18 July, 2021

Disruptions Don’t Help Opposition, Says RJD's Manoj Jha Ahead Of Monsoon Session

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Prof. Manoj Kumar Jha, Rajya Sabha MP from Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), speaks on the follies of disrupting Parliamentary proceedings and why trust deficit among Opposition parties remains the biggest challenge to their coming together against the BJP.

10 July, 2021

Assam Opposition MLAs Ask Governor, Speaker To Keep CM In Check

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had said that district officials would listen only to ministers and not MLAs.

29 June, 2021

Quarantining In Pandemic: Nadda Takes Dig At Assam Opposition

Outlook Web Bureau

JP Nadda in a meeting claimed that the opposition parties in Assam were in quarantine during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

25 June, 2021

Congress Needed For Any Opposition Alliance, Collective Leadership Necessary: Pawar

Outlook Web Desk

NCP chief maintained that formation of any national alliance was not the topic of discussion at the meeting of eight opposition parties.


14 June, 2021

Israel's New Coalition Government Gets To Work Following Netanyahu’s Ouster

Associated Press (AP)

On Sunday, Israel's parliament, the Knesset approved the new Bennett-led coalition government, ending Netanyahu's historic 12-year rule.

Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the inauguration of 9 Medical Colleges, in Siddharthnagar.

PTI Photo

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur being garlanded during a public meeting as part of the campaign for the upcoming by-elections in the state, in Kinnaur.

PTI Photo

Congress party workers hold a protest rally against the Central government regarding hike in the fuel and LPG prices, in Mandi.

PTI Photo

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses during an administrative review meeting in Siliguri.

PTI Photo

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

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