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Watch | Adivasi Poet Jacinta Kerketta Reads Her Poem

After years of coercion and co-option, adivasis are fighting for their religious identity and rights, forcing political parties to take note. In the latest issue of Outlook, read an English translation of adivasi poet Jacinta Kerketta's poem that shames the...

27 November 2022

Watch | Art of Bagru

Watch | Art of Bagru

Join us as we take a journey through the rich history, heritage and process of making the iconic Bagru print

11 November 2022

Watch | Date with the Desert

Watch | Date with the Desert

Head to the secluded Desert National Park to meet the majestic State Bird of Rajasthan and many more unusual creatures spread over the 3000 square kilometres sprawling across the Barmer and Jaisalmer

11 November 2022

Watch | Charm of Kathputli

Watch | Charm of Kathputli

The uniquely Rajasthani form of string puppetry called Kathputli goes back 400 years. A common sight in many villages and rural areas, this art-and-craft form once enjoyed the patronage of kings and queens

11 November 2022

Watch | Blue City Jodhpur

Watch | Blue City Jodhpur

From ancient stepwells and vintage markets to the crispiest of local snacks and creamiest of lassis, our insider’s guide to Jodhpur is sure to change the way you see slow travel and urban life in Rajasthan

11 November 2022

Watch | All about Camels

Watch | All about Camels

Let this trip to Rajasthan be all about Camels. Watch our video to get a glimpse into the fascinating life of this little known community of Raikas, a traditional camel rearing desert dwelling people

11 November 2022

Watch | Leopard Spotting

Watch | Leopard Spotting

Jawai Bandh Bera is a nature lovers’ must visit, and not just for leopards but also for gharials, foxes, jackals, porcupines, jungle rats, monitor lizards, mongooses and so many more

11 November 2022

Watch | Stargazing in the Desert

Watch | Stargazing in the Desert

The calm highway between Jaisalmer and Jodhpur, is a quaint area untouched by light pollution. This makes it the perfect place for stargazers! Undisturbed by the busy world, you find yourself immersed in the great expanse of the...

11 November 2022

Watch | Jodhpur by Cycle

Watch | Jodhpur by Cycle

Discover the true-blue gems of Jodhpur by cycle! A bicycle tour is an ecologically healthful way to try out the most exciting of the local routes

11 November 2022

Watch | City of Lakes

Watch | City of Lakes

Udaipur gives fresh meaning to the term water sports. The well-maintained sparkling lakes, both natural and artificial, islands with theme parks and photogenic surrounds are sure to blow your mind

11 November 2022

Watch | Paragliding in the Desert

Watch | Paragliding in the Desert

Try this serene yet adrenaline-filled sport to experience the most meditative of rushes you can get near Jodhpur

11 November 2022

Watch | Soul Music

Watch | Soul Music

Manganiyar music is something uniquely Rajasthani that the most avid of music lovers and soul searchers alike will not miss for the world

11 November 2022

Watch | Hiking in Jodhpur

Watch | Hiking in Jodhpur

Treks and hikes around the hills of Jodhpur are an experience no endorphin junkie would want to miss! Meet the trekking community of the blue city and lose yourself in these most surreal of thorn plant-ridden rockscapes

11 November 2022

Watch | Go Vintage

Watch | Go Vintage

Take a virtual tour of the vintage car garage in Jodhpur to get up close to the 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom from Octopussy, the Cadillac convertibles with iconic histories and even take a short city tour of Jodhpur in one of the vintage cars...

11 November 2022

Watch | Rajasthani Pakwan

Watch | Rajasthani Pakwan

Home cooking has a whole new meaning when the ingredients are Rajasthani staples like sangri and ker berries. Dine with your hosts and try your hand at navigating the culinary roadmap you know will take your journey through the desert to...

11 November 2022

Watch | Pink City

Watch | Pink City

Watch our tribute to the everlasting charm and exuberant pride of Pink City, Jaipur, with some unusual tools for the curious and helpful tips for the delightfully lost thrown in for good measure

11 November 2022

Outlook Podcast | Who Is Ram?

Outlook Podcast | Who Is Ram?

“Who is Ram?” The question is simple but the answers to it are complex, more so because there are multiple answers, rather than an answer. Over the centuries, these many answers have come to us in texts, in songs, in paintings, in...

07 October 2022

Ravana Podcast | Monologue by Ravana in the book 'Asur'

Ravana Podcast | Monologue by Ravana in the book 'Asur'

There are many entry points in any mythology. Ramayana is also the story of Raavan; the antagonist or the anti-hero. We have seen effigies of Raavan being burnt as part of the celebration of good over evil. But the question of evil is a...

05 October 2022

Podcast: Nirala Bedasia

Podcast: Nirala Bedasia

In Bihar and particularly, in Mithilanchal, people look at Rama as a son-in-law. In the folk songs, they sing about him being a groom and not about him winning wars. But there’s also the sadness that Rama’s abandonment of Sita brings...

04 October 2022

Ramnami: Virtual Bharat

Ramnami: Virtual Bharat

An ideator and filmmaker on a mission, Bharatbala translates the emotion of his country into films with effortless ease and beauty.

29 September 2022

Editor Chinki Sinha talks about the Asur Tribes she met in Jharkhand to understand the people who carry the burden of stereotyping.

Editor Chinki Sinha talks about the Asur Tribes she met in Jharkhand to understand the people who...

"In Sakuapani in Netarhat in Jharkhand, I finally met Sushma Asur, a poet and a writer who is trying to save her language and culture. Very few in the community speak Asuri, she told me. I had grown up with stories about Devs and assure...

03 October 2022

The many Rams and the many Ramayanas

The many Rams and the many Ramayanas

In this issue, Outlook looks at the many versions of the mythology that has come to mean so many things to many people and has been appropriated and reduced to a narrative to even suit political agenda.

02 October 2022

Outlook's Ashutosh Bhardwaj spoke to defence expert Sushant Singh about the significance of the INS Vikrant and the challenges before the Indian Navy.

Outlook's Ashutosh Bhardwaj spoke to defence expert Sushant Singh about the significance of the INS...

Ever since the recent launch of India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, the focus is back on India’s naval capability. There's also a debate between sea denial and sea control strategies, whether India should go for...

10 September 2022

Anees Villa, the bungalow in Solan has historic and emotional bond with Indian Origin celebrity writer Salman Rushdie

Anees Villa, the bungalow in Solan has historic and emotional bond with Indian Origin celebrity...

Salman Rushdie, author of famed ' Midnight's children' ( 1981)-- the Booker Prize winner , was gifted majestic colonial era bungalow by his father Maulvi Anees Ahmed on his 21th birthday in 1968.Anees Villa reflects picture of neglect and...

02 September 2022

Freedom of Speech After the Attack on Salman Rushdie

Freedom of Speech After the Attack on Salman Rushdie

A range of writers debate on where humanity stands on the right to dissent freely today

29 August 2022

Ashutosh Bhardwaj in conversation with Akshaya Mukul over his biography of Agyeya. Agyeya's life and politics, his alleged CIA links, his stand on the RSS and Golwalkar.

Ashutosh Bhardwaj in conversation with Akshaya Mukul over his biography of Agyeya. Agyeya's life...

Agyeya is among the giants of modern Indian literature. Ashutosh Bhardwaj in conversation with his biographer Akshaya Mukul about the life, loves and politics of Agyeya, the allegations about his CIA links, the stand Agyeya's journal took...

28 August 2022

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