Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021

KLF Announces Titles For Book Awards 2020-21; From Amitav Ghosh To S Jaishankar, Check Out The Full List Here

Sep 11, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The titles selected for the awards include acclaimed writers Amitav Ghosh’s ‘Jungle Nama’ to Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar's ‘The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World’.

'Just Chill': Shabana Azmi Asks Trolls To Relax After Javed Akhtar's Jibe At Shashi Tharoor's Hindi

Sep 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On Monday, Javed Akhtar had poked fun at Shashi Tharoor's Hindi, after the latter had posted a video of himself singing a popular Kishore Kumar song.

Omission Of Nehru’s Image From ‘Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ Poster Creates Uproar

The Opposition parties slammed the government over the issue, terming it as ‘petty and atrocious’.

Government Has Made Mockery Of Democracy: Shashi Tharoor

Aug 08, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Congress leader Tharoor hit back at PM Modi’s remark that Opposition is insulting Parliament.

Tharoor Seeks Action Over Officials' Not Attending Panel Meet, Dubey Urges For His Removal

In his letter to the speaker, Tharoor said the action of representatives of three ministries constitutes "breach of parliamentary privilege and contempt of the House".

29 July, 2021

'Some Elements' Reducing Parliamentary Panel On IT To 'Ping Pong Match': Shashi Tharoor

Outlook Web Bureau

The panel that was set to question government officials on Wednesday on the Pegasus spyware issue was postponed due to lack of quorum.

27 July, 2021

Will Interrogate Govt Officials On The 'Most Important' Pegasus Snooping Issue: Shashi Tharoor

Outlook Web Desk

The 32-member Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, for which the listed agenda is ''Citizens' data security and privacy'', according to a notification issued by Lok Sabha Secretariat.

25 July, 2021

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor Shares Elaborate Description Of Bhelpuri, Tweet Goes Viral

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Exotic crispy puffed wild rice from the Western Ghats rainforest, drizzled with an aromatic salsa-verde of Rajasthani desert cilantro…’ read the Bhelpuri recipe, which Tharoor shared on Twitter

21 July, 2021

Pegasus: Shashi Tharoor-Led Panel To Take Up Case On July 28

Outlook Web Desk

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary panel on IT will be taking up allegations about potential spying of mass targets in India using the Israeli Pegasus spyware.

19 July, 2021

Opposition Lashes Out At Centre Over Pegasus Spyware Issue, Seeks Independent Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

IT and Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw told Lok Sabha that with several checks and balances being in place and ‘any sort of illegal surveillance’ by unauthorised persons is not possible

18 July, 2021

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury To Continue As Congress Floor Leader, Sonia Gandhi Sets Up Parliament Groups

Outlook Web Bureau

There were strong rumours that Shashi Tharoor, Manish Tewari or Kodikunnil Suresh would be appointed as the floor leader.

29 June, 2021

Facebook Representatives Depose Before Parliamentary Panel Over Misuse

Outlook Web Bureau

The main aim of the parliamentary panel meeting chaired by Shashi Tharoor was to safeguard citizens rights

28 June, 2021

Amid Row Over IT Rules, Parliamentary Panel Summons Google, Facebook On June 29

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier this month, the Parliamentary Standing Committee had also summoned micro-blogging site Twitter and said that the rule of the land was supreme and the company must abide by the Indian laws.

18 June, 2021

Must Abide By Indian Laws: Govt Tells Twitter

Outlook Web Bureau

Twitter was told that 'Indian laws are supreme and the company has to abide by them'

02 June, 2021

Tharoor Slams Centre From Covid Sickbed, Demands Free Vaccine For All

Outlook Web Bureau

“I have suffered a lot. I don't want my fellow citizens to suffer even a fraction of what I have done, and certainly not to do worse than me as so many have as the tragedy unfolded in the country," Tharoor said in a short video released by him from his covid sickbed.

08 May, 2021

After Backlash, Shashi Tharoor Clarifies That He Wasn’t ‘Mollycoddling’ Tejasvi Surya

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s recent tweets calling BJP MP Tejasvi Surya ‘smart and passionate’ received massive backlash with many accusing the former of supporting bigotry

23 April, 2021

‘What’s The Urgency?’: Sumitra Mahajan Reacts To Fake Death News

Outlook Web Bureau

In a tweet late on Thursday night, Tharoor said, 'Saddened to learn of the passing of former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Majahan'

12 April, 2021

Sunanda Pushkar Death Case: Court Reserves Order On Framing Of Charges Against Shashi Tharoor

Outlook Web Bureau

Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel in Delhi on the night of January 17, 2014

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.

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An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.

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Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.

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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