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Bills For 5 Year Tenures For CBI, ED Chiefs In Lok Sabha

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Two bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday to extend the tenures of Directors of the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate up to a maximum of five years from the present two years amid strong protests from opposition members.

Tharoor's Selfie With Six Women MPs Tweet Sparks Row

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Reacting sharply, National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma tweeted, "You are demeaning their contribution in parliament and politics by making them an object of attraction. Stop objectifying women in parliament".


Activists Lashes Out At Shashi Tharoor For His Tweet On Women MP's Of Lok Sabha

Tharoor on Monday posted a selfie with the women MPs on Twitter with a controversial caption that triggered public outrage, with many netizens accusing him of sexism and objectification.

Pegasus Issue: Supreme Court Can't Be Stymised By Witnesses Failing To Appear, Shashi Tharoor Says

Oct 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Referring to how the Parliamentary Committee on IT was thwarted from looking into pegasus issue by a lack of quorum, the chairperson Shashi Tharoor said, Supreme Court can't be stymised.


Parliament Committees Reconstituted, Chairmen From Congress Retained

BJP member Jual Oram will retain the chairmanship of the Committee on Defence, in which Congress leader Rahul Gandhi continues to be a member.

11 September, 2021

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

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’.


08 September, 2021

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

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.


28 August, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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


08 August, 2021

Government Has Made Mockery Of Democracy: Shashi Tharoor

Outlook Web Desk

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


31 July, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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

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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.


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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.

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A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

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Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh