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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Concerned Over ‘Severe Demographic Imbalances’ In India

Oct 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has called for reformulation Of National Population Policy, keeping in view the country’s ‘limited resources’.

West Bengal Bus Carrying Pilgrims Falls Into Ditch, Dozens Injured

Oct 08, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The incident is said to have occurred at Debli on GT Road under Govindpur police station around 22 km away from district headquarters at about 2 am on Friday.


Mamata Banerjee Takes Oath In Bengali As MLA

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with her two TMC MLAs were administered oath by the state’s Governor.

Mamata To Take Oath On October 7

Oct 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee emerged victorious in the recently concluded by-polls in the state.


Didigiri: Mamata Banerjee Wins Bhawanipur Bypoll With Record Margin Of 58,000 Votes

The West Bengal CM beat the BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal after 21 rounds of counting on Sunday. Her winning margin was 54,213 in 2011 and 25,301 in 2016.

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03 October, 2021

West Bengal Bypolls: Mamata Banerjee Leads In Bahawanipur, TMC Ahead In Two Murshidabad Seats

Outlook Web Desk

Banerjee, the TMC candidate in the Bhawanipur seat in south Kolkata, secured 16,397 votes, as per official data after the fourth round of counting out of the total 21 rounds scheduled.


03 October, 2021

Mamata Banerjee Slams Amit Shah Over Floods In West Bengal

Outlook Web Desk

Banerjee said she will shortly write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and seek his intervention in the 'indiscriminate' release of water by DVC every time there is heavy rain in Jharkhand.


30 September, 2021

Bengal By-poll: 53% Voter Turnout As Mamata Fights For Bhawanipur

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

According to the last tally at 5 pm, 53.32 per cent of voters in the Bhawanipur Assembly segment cast their votes to determine whether Mamata Banerjee can continue as Bengal CM.


30 September, 2021

Bengal By-polls: 36% Voter Turnout Till 1 PM, Mamata To Vote Soon

Outlook Web Desk

The polling for by-polls is underway in West Bengal’s three constituencies, including Bhawanipur from where the state’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting.


29 September, 2021

After Luizinho Faleiro’s Resignation, Goa Congress Leader Accuses TMC Of ‘Defection’

Outlook Web Desk

Former Goa Chief Minister and Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro is set to join TMC in presence of the party’s supremo Mamata Banerjee.


28 September, 2021

West Bengal Police Registers FIR Over Alleged Assault On BJP’s Dilip Ghosh

Outlook Web Desk

The BJP national vice president Dilip Ghosh was allegedly assaulted by TMC workers, during Bhabanipur bypoll campaign.


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28 September, 2021

West Bengal Mulls Lateral Entry In Bureaucracy, Similar To Centre’s Move

Outlook Web Desk

The officials in the state administration said lateral entry would be done for the posts including special secretary and joint secretaries.


27 September, 2021

BJP’s Dilip Ghosh Cuts Short Bhabanipur Bypoll Campaign, Alleges Manhandling By TMC Workers

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The BJP’s national vice president Dilip Ghosh alleged he was pushed by TMC workers, while he was campaigning for the party’s candidate in Bhabanipur.


24 September, 2021

With Eyes On Upcoming Assembly Elections; TMC Aims To Set Foothold In Goa

Outlook Correspondent

The TMC insiders said the party is likely to launch itself in October in Goa, with its supremo Mamata Banerjee and the party’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee also to visit the coastal state in the coming months.


23 September, 2021

BJP Will Collapse In West Bengal If TMC Opens Its Doors To Party’s Leaders: Abhishek Banerjee

Outlook Web Desk

TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee said BJP’s leaders mostly MLAs have been queuing up outside the party’s office in West Bengal.


23 September, 2021

Calcutta HC Allows EC To File Notification Contents In Bhabanipur Bypolls Case

Outlook Web Desk

The Calcutta High Court was hearing PIL before it over Election Commission’s notification contents on Bhabanipur bypoll.


13 September, 2021

Bhawanipur Bypoll: BJP Candidate Priyanka Tibrewal Files Nomination Against Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Desk

A lawyer and BJP's state youth wing leader, Tibrewal is pitted against Trinamool Congress head and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the Bhawanipur bypoll seat. Banerjee has to get elected by November 5 to retain her chief minister's post.


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13 September, 2021

With No Heavyweights In Fray, Mamata Likely To Triumph In Bhowanipur

Outlook Web Desk

Mamata Banerjee, as per electoral pundits, will likely roar back to victory in Bhowaniopur constituency.


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Devotees participate in sharada idol procession during Vijayadashami in Mangaluru.

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Indian Air Force flew 14 Tejas aircraft in formation from AF Stn Sulur.

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People march along Las Americas Highway to protest the LUMA Energy company in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Ever since LUMA began providing service over the summer, hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans have had to deal with...

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"Solidarity with the K'pi - every attack has its price" is written on a banner behind which demonstrators set off pyrotechnics, in Hamburg, Germany. In protest against the eviction of the car camp "K'pi-Platz" in...

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An effigy of Ravana burns during the Dussehra celebrations, in Amritsar.

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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

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

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

Kashmir/Violence

Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

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