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Mumbai Police Uses Scene From Ranveer Singh's '83' To Remind People About Covid Protocols

Dec 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

With the new coronavirus causing widespread concern, the Mumbai Police Department moved to Twitter and Instagram to issue advice about the need of wearing masks at all times.

Kareena Kapoor Massively Trolled For Doing 108 Surya Namaskar

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The 'Laal Singh Chaddha' actress was trolled harshly for being a Muslim and doing Surya namaskars with a troll stating how Muslims should not be doing yoga.

Kangana Ranaut Has Been Summoned By A Delhi Assembly Panel For Anti-Sikh Instagram Posts

Delhi Assembly's Peace and Harmony Committee has received complaints about "offensive" remarks made by actor.

'Highly Radicalised' Operative Held In Punjab, Police Say Possible Terror Attack Averted

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Punjab Police has foiled a possible terrorist attack in the state, Director General of Police (DGP) Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota said

Priyanka Chopra Comments On Nick Jonas' Workout Video, Fans React

Priyanka Chopra has put an end to rumours of her split from husband Nick Jonas, the actor recently dropped a romantic comment on his Instagram post.

22 November, 2021

Mouni Roy, Mrunal Thakur Interact With David Beckham; Ranveer Singh Left Star Struck

Outlook Web Desk

While several well-known celebrities expressed their delight in their photos, it was Ranveer Singh's comment on Mrunal's photo that drew attention.

09 November, 2021

Do Social Trading And Investment Platforms Work For Millennials?

Pushpita Dey

Such platforms may be a good start for youngsters for gaining financial knowledge, but check out the pros and cons.

25 October, 2021

Congress Accuses Facebook Of Influencing Elections In India, Seeks JPC Probe

Outlook Web Desk

The Congress alleged that Facebook was acting as an ally of the ruling BJP and pushing its agenda.

21 October, 2021

Donald Trump Is Launching His Own Social Media App 9 Months After Twitter Ban

Associated Press (AP)

Former US President Donald Trump is launching a new media company and social media platform named 'TRUTH Social'.

12 October, 2021

Twitter's New Feature Allows Users To Remove Followers Without Blocking Them

Outlook Business Team

However, the removed user would be able to re-follow the profile. Twitter had announced on September 8, this year, that it was testing the feature on the web.

08 October, 2021

Facing Flak For His ‘Tit-For-Tat’ Remark Against Protesting Farmers, Haryana CM Apologises

Harish Manav

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said his remarks was not made with a ‘malicious intent, but were ‘aimed at self-defence’.


07 October, 2021

Instagram And Teens: How Do We Keep Our Kids Safe?

Associated Press (AP)

For many parents, revelations this week from whistleblower Frances Haugen showing internal Facebook studies of the harms of Instagram for teenagers only intensified concerns about the popular photo sharing app.

24 September, 2021

Gautam Rode: Social Media Is A Lot Of Pressure, But Pankhuri Awasthy Keeps Pushing Me Hard

Prateek Sur

Actor Gautam Rode’s recent music video ‘Sun Le Zara’ with his wife, actress Pankhuri Awasthy, has been trending on social media a lot. In a short conversation with Outlook, Rode talks about the entire experience of working with his better half – on sets and at home.

15 September, 2021

India Produces Largest Amount Of Covid-19 Misinformation: US Study

Outlook Web Desk

India, the US, Brazil and Spain are affected the most by Covid-19 misinform. 66.87 per cent of the misinformation among all social media platforms originates on Facebook, the study said.

10 September, 2021

PM Modi Used Twitter To Woo Urban Voters, Tweet About Nationalism: US Study

Outlook Web Desk

The research published in the US talks about how Twitter was used by Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi during the 74-day campaigning in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. A quantitative as well as qualitative analysis of their tweets was presented.

28 August, 2021

Police Book CU Professor For Allegedly Threatening To Kill Bengal CM

Outlook Web Desk

The case was registered against Arindam Bhattacharya, a professor of the Zoology Department, by the Hare Street police station on the basis of a complaint filed by PhD scholar Tamal Dutta, a senior police officer said.

19 August, 2021

Facebook Removed 31.5 Million Pieces Of Content For Hate Speech In Q2

Outlook Web Bureau

The prevalence of hate speech content on Facebook declined in the second quarter to 5 views for every 10,000 content views globally.


12 August, 2021

International Youth Day: From Ashish Chanchlani To Aanchal Agrawal, Here’s What Your Favourite Influencers Have To Say

Eshita Bhargava

Youth Day is celebrated through various awareness campaigns, community concerts, and events to bring to notice the socio-economic and socio-political issues that the youth in every nation face.

Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

PTI Photo

Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

PTI Photo

Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

PTI Photo

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

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