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Congress Condemns Mani Shankar Aiyar's Comments On Modi

May 14, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The party also accused the prime minister of lowering the political discourse by using ‘downright insulting’ and ‘abusive language’ against his political opponents

Once Known For Free Thinking, Bengal Under Didi Has Little Space For Humour

May 11, 2019 Probir Pramanik

Whether her kneejerk reactions to the mildest of criticism arise out the insecurities of a woman politician out to claim her space in a world full of uncertainties and dominated by male politicians, or a deliberate attempt at nipping the slightest of dissent in the bud, is something the chief minister needs to ask herself


Wielding Veterans' Letter As Weapon, Opposition Targets PM Narendra Modi Over 'Using Soldiers For Votes'

Congress targeted the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of politicisation of armed forces and said it was clear that the soldiers were with India

President's Office Denies Receiving Letter From Veterans On Forces Being Used For 'Political Agendas'

Apr 12, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

In a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind, over 150 veterans of the Indian armed forces urged him to stop the politicisation of armed forces ahead of Lok Sabha election and ensure the preservation of "secular and a-political character" of the forces


36 Out Of 40 New MLAs In Mizoram Are Crorepatis, 15% Jump From 2013: Report

In five years, "crorepati" MLAs have increased by 15 per cent in Mizoram, where the per capita income is Rs 95,317, the survey released on Wednesday night showed.

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26 September, 2018

Breaking The Norm Within RSS

Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Mohan Bhagwat, who is referred as Param Pujya within the Sangh and the BJP, was at his usual best for his views, style, confidence, clarity of thought and crisp responses laced with anecdotes and humour that led to burst of laughter and thunderous applause


30 July, 2018

Mamata Banerjee Says NRC A 'Game Plan' To Evict Bengalis, Biharis From Assam

Outlook Web Bureau

Banerjee also claimed that even names of some people who have passports, Aadhaar and voter cards have been excluded from the final draft.


28 July, 2018

Come 2019, Gujarat Braces For Hardik Patel Phase II

Darshan Desai

Hardik, now 25, is himself eligible to contest Lok Sabha elections. But unless he can have the verdict -- two years in jail -- overturned by a higher court, he will not be able to fight elections, as it is being strongly speculated.



26 July, 2018

Children Are 'Prasad', Every Hindu Should Have At Least Five: BJP MLA

Outlook Web Bureau

Singh's statements have often put the state's ruling BJP in an embarrassing spot


16 July, 2018

India Doesn't Need 'Bechara' Like Kumaraswamy: Arun Jaitley

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing an event on Saturday, a teary-eyed Kumaraswamy claimed that he was swallowing the pain of a coalition government in Karnataka.


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16 July, 2018

Tharoor's Office Vandalised in Kerala, He Claims 'Sanghi Goondas' Behind It

Outlook Web Bureau

This comes days after Tharoor was in news for his 'Hindu-Pakistan' remark, for which he was severely criticized by the BJP.


13 July, 2018

Former Andhra CM Kiran Kumar Reddy Rejoins Congress

Outlook Web Bureau

Expressing his happiness on returning to the Congress fold, Kiran Reddy said he cannot be separated from the party because whatever identity he has got was because of the Congress.


08 July, 2018

Amartya Sen: India Has Taken A Quantum Jump In The Wrong Direction After 2014

Outlook Web Bureau

The government has also deflected from issues of inequalities, the caste system and the schedules tribes have been kept out, said Sen.


08 July, 2018

Amartya Sen: India Has Taken A Quantum Jump In The Wrong Direction After 2014

Outlook Web Bureau

The government has also deflected from issues of inequalities, the caste system and the schedules tribes have been kept out, said Sen.


05 April, 2018

Saudi Arabia To Open Its First Cinema In 35 Years With Marvel’s Black Panther

Outlook Web Bureau

The ban on watching cinema in public places was lifted after Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud introduced some liberal changes in the economic and social order of the orthodox Muslim community here.


06 November, 2017

When Termites Entered India’s Political Discourse

Ashok Swain

Psychologists say political leaders regularly use offensive languages in public to show that they are “expressing their true feelings” and are different from peers.


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International Route Number 8, which connects Haiti with the Dominican Republic, is empty of large trucks as a result of a transportation strike in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti. Workers angry about the nation’s lack of...

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Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their side's third goal of the game during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Manchester United and Atalanta at Old Trafford, Manchester, England.

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Barcelona's Gerard Pique celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's first goal during a Champions League group E soccer match between F.C. Barcelona and Dinamo Kyiv at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Juventus' Dejan Kulusevski, bottom, celebrates with Juventus' Moise Kean after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League group H soccer match between Zenit St. Petersburg and Juventus at the Gazprom...

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Chelsea's Andreas Christensen, center, scores his side's opening goal during the Champions League group H soccer match between Chelsea and Malmo at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

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Kashmir/Violence

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Opinion

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