Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021

A Hatchet Job

Jun 26, 2014 Shanti Bhushan

The CBI and the IB have been induced to act against Gopal Subramanium for taking a tough stand in the fake encounter cases in which Amit Shah, the blue eyed boy of Narendra Modi, has been chargesheeted

'Malicious Insinuations Based On Half-Truths'

Jun 25, 2014 Gopal Subramanium

'I am fully conscious that my independence as a lawyer is causing apprehensions that I will not toe the line of the Government. This factor has been decisive in refusing to appoint me'

'Shocking Extent Of Crony Capitalism in India'

The SC order on Radia Tapes and the furore over the latest, CBI FIR against K.M. Birla and the former coal secretary, underline the need for urgent action

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Kya Congress Mukesh Ambani Ki Dukaan Hai?

Oct 31, 2012 Prashant Bhushan

'In the Nira Radia tapes, Ranjan Bhattacharya (Vajpayee’s son in law) is heard telling Nira that Mukesh Ambani told him –"Congress to ab apni dukaan hai." Facts below show that both Congress and BJP are in his pocket.'

Air India: The Niira Radia Tapes

As the CAG report puts the spotlight on Mr Praful Patel's tenure as Civil Aviation Minister, we present a selection from the Niira Radia tapes which were directly about irregularities at Air India

15 July, 2011

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

It was just a matter of time before the 2G scam inspired a film. First off the mark will have Lakshmi Ramakrishnan playing Kanimozhi and Singamuthu playing Azhagiri...

19 April, 2011

Statements To The CBI

Niira Radia

Text of the (so far available) statements by Ms Niira Radia recorded u/s 161 Cr.PC on 21.12.2010, 25.01.2011, 29.01.2011, 27.01.2011

28 April, 2011

The 'Rejected' PAC Report

Full text of the report of the Public Accounts Committee that was claimed by the Congress and the DMK members as having been "democratically rejected" with the help of SP and BSP members.

14 April, 2011

'Corporates With Vested Interests Are Circulating Statements Related To An Ongoi

Statement from Vaishnavi Corporate Communications Pvt Ltd.

23 December, 2010

Battle For Transparency

Sadanand Dhume

India desperately and urgently needs an independent anti-corruption commission backed with investigative powers, prosecutorial heft and fast-track courts

22 December, 2010

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

This year both of Karunanidhi’s wives made news. While Dayalu positioned herself firmly beside the CM at every opportunity as the official consort, Rajathiammal kept the rumour mills buzzing.

15 December, 2010

Nixon's India

B. Raman

In the glee over the embarrassment caused to the government and certain others by the unexplained leakage of the telephone intercepts, the importance of ensuring that everything was done in accordance with the law has been overlooked.

15 December, 2010

'A Matter Of Great Public Concern'

Anil Divan

Written submissions tendered in Supreme Court on behalf of Outlook for the 13th December 2010 hearing in the Ratan Tata case

12 December, 2010

'No. Niira Didn't Dictate'

Rohit Saran

The former editor of Business Today responds to one of the 'Radia Tapes'

12 December, 2010

“Praful Patel Has Destroyed Civil Aviation. He Has Worked As A Minister For Nar

Debarshi Dasgupta

The intercepts show the corporate lobbyist deftly weaving her way through power’s corridors, and discussing the intricacies of realpolitik with the kind of candour rarely seen in the public discourse.

11 December, 2010

"It's Dressed Up As A Plea to Manmohan Singh, So It Won’t Look Like An Inter-Ambani battle"

Saikat Datta

Fresh tapes of intercepted conversations of the lobbyist Niira Radia underline the key role she assigned to the media as an intermediary in achieving her business and political goals.

10 December, 2010

"It Is Better to have A. Raja In The Telecom Ministry. He Will Behave Himself. Trust Me, He Will Behave Himself"

Debarshi Dasgupta

Outlook magazine has unearthed 800 new tapped conversations involving the lobbyist Niira Radia in the 2G spectrum scam.

10 December, 2010

800 New Radia Tapes

Some of the key conversations in the second lot of tapes unearthed by Outlook

Photo Gallery

Youngsters stand in a queue to receive a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during a special vaccination drive for teachers and students in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Youngsters pay tribute to Shaheed Bhagat Singh during his 114th birth anniversary celebration, at Shaheed Bhagat Singh chowk in Patiala.

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Union Ministers Bhupendra Yadav, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, and Anurag Thakur come out after meeting Election Commission, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Atul Yadav

A medic prepares Covid-19 vaccine to administer to a beneficiary during a special vaccination drive for teachers and students in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Congress women activists stage an agitation demanding speedy punishments to rapists, in Thane.

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?


A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

Chinki Sinha
A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World


Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls


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