Sunday, Nov 28, 2021


How I Wrote About Questionable (Fake?) Art Without Being Dragged To Court

Nov 27, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

It is precisely because of an experience that I had in 2011 while chasing the truth around another alleged piece of fake art that I learned a crucial lesson. Thereafter, I changed my strategy.

Remembering Sukumar Ray: The Children’s Favourite Whom Grown-Ups Discover Differently

Nov 14, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The nonsensical world of Ray looks closer to an Orwelian or Kafkaesque one as one reads him as a grown-up

Obituary | On Subrata Mukherjee, Mamata’s Political Guru-Turned-Follower

A 10-time MLA, Mukherjee was the only one who served in the pre-Left Front era Congress government of 1972-77 and again in post-Left Front era TMC government since 2011

Bangladesh To See ‘Dark Kali Puja’ As Hindus All Set To Protest Communal Violence

Oct 23, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

This year, the country’s flagship puja organising forum has decided to not observe 'deepavali' (festival of lights) during Kali Puja.

Eight Judges Elevated As Chief Justices Of High Courts, Five CJs Transferred

The list of judges elevated as chief justices includes acting chief justice of the Calcutta High Court Justice Rajesh Bindal. The list of transferred chief justices includes Justice A A Kureshi.

29 September, 2021

Bidding To Become ‘The Real Congress’ TMC Escalate Drive To Weaken Congress Nationally

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Along with former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro, Goa Congress general secretaries Yatish Naik and Vijay Poi and Goa Congress secretaries Mario Pinto De Santana and Anand Naik also joined the TMC.

24 September, 2021

With Eyes On Upcoming Assembly Elections; TMC Aims To Set Foothold In Goa

Outlook Correspondent

The TMC insiders said the party is likely to launch itself in October in Goa, with its supremo Mamata Banerjee and the party’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee also to visit the coastal state in the coming months.

15 July, 2021

NHRC Slams Mamata Govt Over Bengal Post-Poll Violence, Recommends CBI Probe

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

“Thousands… subjected to murder, rape, displacement and intimidation,” NHRC wrote in its report to Calcutta high court on post-poll violence in West Bengal.

18 June, 2021

Mamata's Case Challenging Nandigram Result Listed For Mention At Calcutta HC Today

Outlook Correspondent

It is scheduled to be heard by the single bench of justice Kausik Chanda at 11 am

24 May, 2021

Narada Sting: CBI Moves SC Challenging 'House Arrest' Of TMC Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

The Calcutta High Court had on May 21 ordered shifting of two West Bengal ministers, an MLA and a former Kolkata mayor to house arrest from jail.

01 January, 2021

‘Was Not In India,’ Amartya Sen Debunks Visva Bharati VC’s claim Over Shops Row

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Amartya Sen claims that he was abroad when VC received call asking him not to remove shops in Santiniketan.


14 November, 2020

Ahead Of 2021 Elections, BJP's IT Cell Chief Amit Malviya Gets A Bengal Duty

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Move a week after Amit Shah paid a two-day visit to the state.

26 November, 2019

Why Is There No Saint From North India?

R.V. Smith

Despite the importance of Delhi and Agra in the field of missionary work, none of the illustrious priests has been elevated to the rank of Cardinal

13 June, 2019

Bengal On Tenterhooks: Doctors' Protest Enters 3rd Day, Guv Calls Meeting To Discuss Law & Order

Probir Pramanik

The assault left an intern severely injured, resulting in a strike that has spread to almost all state-run medical colleges and hospitals.

12 June, 2019

Junior Doctors' Protest In Calcutta Leads To Virtual Shutdown Of Healthcare Services In Bengal

Probir Pramanik

Even as political parties are busy extracting political mileage out of the virtual shutdown, thousands of patients and their family members who have travelled from remote parts of rural Bengal, are facing a harrowing time.

11 March, 2019

Bengali Film Fraternity Protests Over Withdrawal Of Political Satire Movie From Theatres

Outlook Web Bureau

Actors, filmmakers protest against Bengali film's withdrawal from theatres

10 November, 2018

I-League: Mohun Bagan Sink Indian Arrows, Minerva Punjab Register Season's First Win

Dicka's two first-half strikes (30th and 45+1), the second off a penalty, gave Mohun Bagan their first win of the season. They now have five points from three games.


10 November, 2017

TMC No Longer All India Trinamool Congress, It's A Private Ltd Company: Mukul Roy

Outlook Web Bureau

Roy, a former close aide of Mamata Banerjee, said she is no longer the person she used to be 10 years back.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, MoS Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal and others leave after an all party meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the...

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents certificate at the first convocation of the University of Patanjali in Haridwar.

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A worker prepares Trinamool Congress (TMC) party flag ahead of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) election, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

BJP activists celebrate their party's victory in Tripura Municipal Elections, outside state party office in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

Tourists visit the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra.

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Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


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