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BJP Corners Congress Govt In Rajasthan Assembly, Demands White Paper On Unemployment

Sep 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

BJP, the opposition party in Rajasthan cornered the Congress government over the issue of unemployment in the state. It Also raised questions on Rajasthan Public Service Commission's selection process.

PM Modi Lays Foundation Stone For Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University In Aligarh, Praises Yogi Govt In UP

Sep 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Before 2017, governance in Uttar Pradesh was in hands of 'goondas' and 'mafias', but today such elements are behind bars, the Prime Minister said. Jat Figure Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh was a freedom fighter, educationist and a social reformer. Naming the university after him is met with controversy as political overtones dominate.


Union Minister Anurag Thakur Concludes Five-day-long Jan Ashirwad Yatra

Thakur has covered over 600-km during his five-day yatra during which around 90 events have been organised in the state.

Raksha Bandhan: Five Power Siblings In Indian Political History

Aug 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Some relations go beyond the usual travails of politics - that between brothers and sisters.


The Missing Middle: Note Banks Vs Vote Banks

The Political Parties do not see the Middle classes as an electorally decisive force and hence a silent indifference to it.

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04 July, 2021

Saina Nehwal Congratulates BJP For Win In UP Polls, Taunted As 'Sarkaari' Shuttler

PTI

The Olympic bronze medallist had joined BJP ahead of the Delhi elections in 2020. She has not qualified for Tokyo 2020


16 June, 2021

Chirag Paswan May Go With Tejashwi Yadav If BJP Does Not Bail Him Out

Giridhar Jha

Even though Ram Vilas Paswan and Lalu Prasad Yadav fought with each other for a brief while for the railway portfolio in the UPA government, they otherwise shared a great rapport over the years.


15 June, 2021

Not Easy For Chacha To Snatch Paswan’s Legacy From Chirag

Giridhar Jha

The way LJP leader Pashupati Kumar Paras has dislodged Chirag Paswan, it is unlikely to endear him to the Dalit voters, who account for more than 15% of Bihar’s electorate


14 June, 2021

Bihar's Family Man, Ram Vilas Paswan's Party Splits, As Uncle Stages Coup Against Chirag

Giridhar Jha

Party MP Pashupati Kumar Paras, the younger brother of late Ram Vilas Paswan has led a revolt and ‘taken over’ the Lok Janshakti Party, leaving party president Chirag Paswan high and dry.


03 June, 2021

Naveen Patnaik: Master Strategist Who Turns Crisis Into An Opportunity

Sandeep Sahu

Thinking out of the box, and of course, knowing what would bring laurels for him, has been a notable trait of Naveen Patnaik.


29 May, 2021

Modi’s Pinpricks, BJP’s Barbs: Why It’s Wrong To Compare Naveen’s Calm With Mamata Volatility In Cyclone Politics

Ruben Banerjee

The question is why did the chief ministers of two neighbouring states hit by the same cyclone react differently to the PM’s visit for the purpose of determining damages and extending help in rebuilding?


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28 May, 2021

Mamata Skips Cyclone Yaas Meeting With Modi,

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

However, she went to the venue of the scheduled meeting, met the PM, and handed over a list of damages and requirement for funds


27 May, 2021

Praful Khoda Patel: The Man Who Is Rocking Lakshadweep

Outlook Web Bureau

The former Gujarat politician and Modi-aide is back in the vortex of another political storm.


27 May, 2021

Ugly Political Slugfest Breaks Out Over Covid-19 Numbers

Outlook Bureau

This is not the first time that India’s Covid-19 data has been questioned.


25 May, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: BJP Govt Allows MLAs To Use Flags, Faces Public Ire

Ashwani Sharma

The decision has irked the public as it came at a time when the state is grappling with Covid-19 pandemic.


24 May, 2021

Pinarayi Vijayan Begins Second Term As Kerala CM On His 76th Birthday

Outlook Web Bureau

Vijayan took oath as a legislator on the floor as the first session of the 15th Kerala Assembly began on Monday


04 March, 2021

Sourav Ganguly Has Ruled Out Joining Politics, Claims Bengal CPM Leader

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

On Thursday, Asok Bhattacharya wrote on Facebook that Ganguly had called him over phone and rubbished all talks around the possibility of joining the BJP as baseless.


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18 January, 2021

Tandav Row: I&B Ministry Seeks Explanation From Amazon Prime Video

Outlook Web Bureau

The move comes after BJP MP Manoj Kotak filed a written complaint for seeking a ban on Amazon Prime's series 'Tandav' over ridiculing Hindu deities.


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Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, center, interacts with the officers inside the under-construction Zojila Tunnel in Baltaal, northeast of in Srinagar.

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Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, center, waves to the media at the Z-Morh tunnel as he inspects the work of the 6.5-kilometer long tunnel in Sonamarg northeast of Srinagar. The tunnel will connect Srinagar to...

AP Photo/Dar Yasin

Bus carrying journalists takes a tour of the under construction Z-Morh tunnel in Sonamarg, northeast of Srinagar.

AP Photo/Dar Yasin

Farmers protest against central government's three farm reform laws, at Deputy Commissioner's office in Amritsar.

PTI Photo

Devotees perform 'tarpan' ritual for the remembrance of their ancestors during Pitra Paksha, at the banks of Bindusagar lake near Lingaraj temple, in Bhubaneswar.

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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

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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

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