Thursday, Dec 02, 2021

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Union Cabinet Clears Rs 26,000 Crore Scheme To Amplify Automobile Production, Increased Focus On Electric Vehicles

Sep 15, 2021 Kamalika Ghosh

Union Minister Anurag Thakur said the Production-linked Incentive scheme would provide employment to over 7.6 lakh people

What Connects Mao, Modi And Burke?

Apr 19, 2021 Dr Ajoy Kumar

Did the Modi government suppress facts leading to the second wave just as officials did during Mao’s regime and police did in the case of the Willam Burke murders?

Occupational Code Ignores Plight Of Migrant Women

Laws exist to protect women from sexual harassment at the workplace. However, no laws make the process of migration to the workplace safer for women leading to physical and sexual violence

‘India Can’t Be Refugee Capital Of World’: Centre Asks SC To Extend Assam Citizens List Deadline

Jul 19, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre on Friday asked the Supreme Court to extend the July 31st deadline for Assam draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), saying there have been wrongful inclusions in areas bordering Bangladesh.

OPINION | Budget Arithmetic For 2019-20 Reveals The Potential Concerns On Fiscal Federalism

Some of the important figures in Union Budget for 2019-20 would seem a little too ambitious if one takes a close look at two sets of budgetary figures available at present for Union Government’s finances for the year 2018-19, which ended on 31st of March this year.

18 June, 2019

Govt Sacks 15 Senior Customs, Central Excise Officers Over Corruption, Bribery Charges

Outlook Web Bureau

Invoking rule 56(j) of the Fundamental Rules, the government has sacked Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs officers, some of whom were already under suspension, according to a Finance Ministry order.

07 June, 2019

Rajnath Singh Added To 4 More Committees, Govt Rebalances Composition Of Key Panels

Outlook Web Bureau

Defence Ministre Rajnath Singh will also chair the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs and be a part of the all-important panel on political affairs, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

30 May, 2019

Team Modi 2.0: Full List Of PM's Council Of Ministers

Outlook Web Bureau

There are 24 cabinet ministers In Narendra Modi's new government and as many Ministers of State (MoS) while nine others have been given MoS with independent charge rank.

11 May, 2019

'Modicare' A Significant Step Towards Universal Health Coverage In India: US Think Tank

Outlook Web Bureau

Based on the analysis of the first year of Pradhan Mantri - Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), popularly known as “Modicare”, researchers at the Washington DC-based Centre for Global Development (CGD), said the overall effort has been positive, but have also highlighted challenges and several potential pitfalls related to cost and quality, that could derail the scheme's progress.

26 April, 2019

To Check ‘Deadwood’, Govt. Reviews Service Records Of Over 1,100 IAS Officers

Outlook Web Bureau

The review was done by the central government following strict criteria, with respect to officers, who had completed 25 years of service, or attained 50 years of age.

19 March, 2019

BJP's Pramod Sawant Takes Oath As Goa CM, Credits Parrikar For Bringing Him Into Politics

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After multiple postponements of the oath ceremony on Monday, the day when his predecessor Manohar Parrikar was cremated with state honours, Pramod Sawant was sworn in as the CM by Goa governor Mridula Sinha.


27 January, 2019

Elderly Couple Resorts To Begging To Raise Money For 'Bribe' In Telangana

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Frustrated at being made to run from pillar to post, the couple started begging to collect money to be given as bribe to the Tehsildhar.

22 December, 2018

Kerala Government's Flagship Housing Project Hits HUDCO Hurdle

Outlook Web Bureau

The LIFE (Livelihood Inclusion and Financial Empowerment) scheme aims to provide safe housing to nearly 4.30 lakh homeless people within a period of five years.

22 December, 2018

US Govt Shuts Down After Trump Fail To Reach Consensus On Border Wall

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump has dug in on his demand for USD 5 billion for construction of a wall on the US border with Mexico.

30 November, 2018

Kerala Govt Issues Guideline On Media Interaction, Sparks Controversy

Outlook Web Bureau

Attacking the Left government, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said the guidelines would amount to restrictions on the fourth estate.

29 November, 2018

Demonetisation A 'Massive, Draconian, Monetary Shock': Ex-CEA Arvind Subramanian

Outlook Web Bureau

However, Subramanian, who quit the post earlier this year after a four-year tenure, has kept to himself on whether he was consulted in the decision-making process of demonetisation.

27 November, 2018

AAP Passes Resolution To Bring Delhi Police Under Elected Government

Outlook Web Bureau

The demands came after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was attacked with chilli powder in the Delhi Secretariat last week.


21 November, 2018

Trump 'Stands With' Saudi Arabia, Defends Crown Prince Over Khashoggi's Death

Outlook Web Bureau

The president issued an extraordinary statement of support and repeated what Saudi had claimed earlier---- "the murdered journalist was enemy of the state'.

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.


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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
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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