Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021


Former Apple Daily Senior Editor Arrested By Hong Kong Police

Jul 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Lam was arrested by Hong Kong national security officers on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, just weeks after the newspaper was forced to close due to asset freezes imposed by authorities.

Hong Kong’s Sole Pro-Democracy Newspaper ‘Apple Daily’ To Shut

Jun 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Apple Daily's print edition and online edition will cease on Saturday due to the current circumstances prevailing in Hong Kong, the newspaper's board of directors said

Australia's Living War Veteran Ben Roberts-Smith Fuels Afghan Defamation

Ben Roberts-Smith plans on suing The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times in the Federal Court in Sydney over the articles published in 2018.

Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Challenging New IT Rules

Mar 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The HC was hearing a petition filed by the Foundation for Independent Journalism which said that the new IT Rules issued on February 25 are palpably illegal in seeking control and regulate digital news media

Indian Publishers Ask Google To Pay For Using Their Content

The Indian Newspaper Society (INS) on Thursday asked Google to compensate Indian newspapers for using their content.

30 October, 2020

Journalist Bodies In Kashmir Condemn NIA Raids On Scribes, Newspaper

Naseer Ganai

Journalists and politicians in Kashmir see the raids as a way to silence critical voices.

27 October, 2020

Can We Really Trust Our Media?

Shastri Ramachandaran

It’s not just TRPs, newspaper readership figures are suspect too.

20 October, 2020

Kashmir Times Office Sealed, Editor Alleges Persecution

Naseer Ganai

The Srinagar office of the paper was operating from government accommodation allotted to it in 1993-94.

14 August, 2020

Rajiv Tyagi Is Frontline Casualty Of TV Debates' Diabolical Monstrosity

Manish Tewari

Media needs big bang reforms. Merely because television licences have been distributed with a free hand over the decades does not mean that the nation has to live with this corrosiveness, writes Manish Tewari.

21 February, 2020

Credibility of Media Has Reached A Nadir That Audience Doesn’t Care: Telegraph Editor R Rajagopal

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

In an interview to Outlook's Puneet Nicholas Yadav, The Telegraph editor R. Rajagopal dismisses accusations of bashing PM Modi while going soft on Mamata Banerjee and answers a host of other questions on the state of the Indian media today.

07 January, 2020

'It Is A Ban On Newspapers': Kashmiri Journalists On Internet Shutdown In Valley

Naseer Ganai

'I can tell you what is happening in New York, but I don’t know what is happening in Sopore,' an editor said.

24 November, 2019

This Is How Newspapers Reacted To Maharashtra Morning Coup


Newspapers on Saturday morning had already become stale by the time the dailies arrived at people's doorsteps as the political developments in Maharashtra took an overnight turn.

28 May, 2019

FIR Against Karnataka Editor For Report On CM Kumaraswamy's Family

Outlook Web Bureau

A FIR was filed on Sunday against the editor, Vishweshwar Bhat, and the editorial staff under Sections 406 (criminal breach of trust), 420 (cheating) and 499 (defamation) of the Indian Penal Code, police said Monday.

13 April, 2019

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 102nd Anniversary: When A British Newspaper Collected '26,000 Pounds' For General Dyer

Outlook Web Bureau

India on Saturday marks the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, when troops of the British Indian Army, under the command of Dyer, fired indiscriminately at a crowd holding a peaceful meeting on April 13, 1919, leaving hundreds of people dead.

04 April, 2019

J&K Govt 'Informally' Stops Ads To Leading Urdu Daily In Kashmir

Naseer Ganai

The Jammu and Kashmir government had earlier stopped government advertisements to two English dailies, 'Greater Kashmir', the largest in terms of circulation, and 'Kashmir Reader'

10 March, 2019

Kashmiri Newspapers Print Blank Front Pages To Protest 'Denial' Of Govt Ads

Outlook Web Bureau

The Kashmir Editors' Guild (KEG) had claimed last month that the state government had stopped giving advertisements to two major local dailies -- Greater Kashmir and Kashmir Reader.

07 March, 2019

Publishing Rafale Information Fully Justified, Lawful; Committed To Protect Identity Of Sources: N Ram

Outlook Web Bureau

N Ram called the Official Secrets Act an "obnoxious and repressive piece of legislation" that was enacted to protect the interests of the British Raj "against the people of India and against the freedom movement".

25 February, 2019

Spitting The Dummy: Australian Press Council Gives 'Racist' Serena Williams Cartoon All-Clear

The furore followed 23-time Grand Slam champion Williams smashing her racquet and calling the umpire a "thief" and a "liar" during her Flushing Meadows meltdown...

Photo Gallery

An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of...


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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