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Rashid Rana’s Amazing Shah Rukh Portrait Is A Cross-Border Fan Tribute

Rashid Rana’s Amazing Shah Rukh Portrait Is A Cross-Border Fan Tribute

01 November, 2021 Chinki Sinha

Lahore-based artist Rashid Rana’s 2004 portrait of SRK, made of thousands of photos, was chosen as the Outlook cover for its layered meaning.

The Nihangs: Sikh Warrior Creed That Evokes Respect And Fear In Equal Measure

The Nihangs: Sikh Warrior Creed That Evokes Respect And Fear In Equal Measure

01 November, 2021 Vikas Pathak

As the murder at Singhu border put the Nihangs in news, the warrior creed thrives at the symbol-laden chhaonis. Their austerity, discipline and martial history evoke both respect and fear.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

#MeToo: The Akbar Who Became Birbal

#MeToo: The Akbar Who Became Birbal

29 October, 2018 K.P. Nayar

...but still didn’t have answers to this one. An ex-colleague on the editor-politician felled by the #MeToo storm.


D.I.Y. Chandrachud: A Judge Who Is Not Afraid To Dissent

Articulate dissenter, votary of individual liberty, son: who is the liberals’ new darling?

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04 June, 2018

Survival Lessons From Grassroots

Ajay Sukumaran

Post-results drama brings former PM Deve Gowda back into national reckoning ahead of the 2019 polls


15 January, 2018

New Dawn Or A Lit-Up Screen

G.C. Shekhar

Acting is all about timing. Jaya’s absence and DMK’s dismal bypoll show offer Rajinikanth a grand entry.


15 January, 2018

Producing A Nouvelle Vague

Giridhar Jha

Manish Mundra’s Drishyam Films is handcrafting Bollywood’s meaningful indie wave


27 November, 2017

The Zest Of Both Worlds

Giridhar Jha

At home with commercial slapsticks as much as with ­nuanced indies, Sanjai Mishra is a heart stealer


30 October, 2017

Prez Zuma’s West UP Connect

Ushinor Majumdar

Proximity to the Guptas brought the South African president under a cloud. But who are the Guptas?


16 October, 2017

The Fireworks Of A Shadow Dancer

Giridhar Jha

Kindling his roles with delightful nuance, Pankaj Tripathi steals the show


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25 September, 2017

Man On The 37th Floor

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

How to go from a JNU jholawala to the TV tycoon who swung a $2.5 bn IPL deal


28 August, 2017

Formula One For Insolvency

Harvir Singh

The empire Jaiprakash Gaur built from scratch is now on the verge of being declared bankrupt


24 July, 2017

The Second Among Equals

G.C. Shekhar

Why Gopal Gandhi will have to settle for a shot at the No 2 post


24 April, 2017

Being And Temporariness

Shajahan Madampat

Deepak Unnikrishnan’s first novel teleports through the Malayali-Gulf experience


17 April, 2017

The Shah Of Political Chess

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The political constellation on the ground and the signs in the sky are all working out for Modi’s general as he strives to close the gaps in India’s saffron map


03 April, 2017

Ratan Naval Tata, Tata sons

Lola Nayar

A bachelor known for his low-profile lifestyle, Ratan Tata’s coup against his successor last year showed he’s still the boss.


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03 April, 2017

V. Krishnamurthy, SAIL, BHEL, Maruti

Lola Nayar

“He was the high priest of public sector management. He’d turn companies around,” says biz historian Raman Mahadevan.


Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches 'PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission & Release of Operational Guidelines' in Varanasi. Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath are...

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Niranjani Akhada general secretary Mahant Ravindra Puri (C) elected as the president of Akhada Parishad, in Prayagraj.

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Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat with State Congress President Ganesh Godiyal, addresses a press conference at party headquarters, in Dehradun.

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A farmer shows his paddy crop that was damaged due to heavy rain, at Sonmajra village in Patiala.

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Youth Congress workers burn an effigy of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav during their protest against his comments on Congress leader Bhagat Charan Das, in Patna.

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'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani': Shah Rukh Khan As The Symbol Of Indianness

SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.

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Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.

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A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.

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