"We need to look beyond just the number of cases while making an assessment. Ideally, the progression of any pandemic should be seen from its first incidence to its last and not in a time period of just a few weeks," says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
Veteran actor Amol Palekar talks to Eshita Bhargava about his film '200 Halla Ho' and his journey in the industry. Excerpts:
“Of hundreds of journalists in Manipur, (ask yourself) why are these two arrested every time? Talking about cow urine at a time of someone’s death is beyond morality and humanity.”
Can anyone be coerced into porn? Are they kids? Allegations of youth eyeing a break in Bollywood being lured into porn are being made just to extort or blackmail, says Gehana Vasisth
Actress Kubbra Sait tells Lachmi Deb Roy that people in general associate nudity with pornography 'almost as if our minds have not evolved beyond that'. Excerpts:
Siddharth Malhotra, who plays Captain Vikram Batra in 'Shershaah' which is to be released on Amazon Prime soon, talks to Outlook’s Lachmi Deb Roy on its being the first Bollywood film to be shot in Kargil. Excerpts:
Gopal Krishna Pillai, former Union home secretary, tells Bhavna Vij-Aurora that hacking and surveillance, both official and non-official, are widespread and rampant.
"Carbon neutrality as a philosophy pervades every sector and decision regarding Ladakh’s development. We’ve launched the Mission Organic Development Initiative (MODI), which will play a key role in achieving carbon neutrality in agriculture," says Ladakh’s first lieutenant-governor Radha Krishna Mathur
'Cinema is no longer stuck at one particular place. The writers have started exploring regional films more,' says popular Malayalam actor Fahadh Faasil
Santiago Nieva, has been the brain behind Indian boxing ever since he was given charge of both the men and women’s teams in September 2017. A conversation with him ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2020
We can potentially prevent or even reverse diabetes by modifying our lifestyles and thereby avoid the full expression of the genes, says Dr Shriram Nene
Dileesh Pothan, one of the most sought-after directors in Malayalam cinema, speaks about his latest film 'Joji', and more
Mahesh Narayanan is the editor, writer and director who started the OTT trend in Malayalam with 'C U Soon'. His next project is the Fahadh Faasil starrer Malik. A conversation with Sreedhar Pillai
Cinematographer, director and producer Shyju Khalid is among the pivots swinging a new wave in Malayalam cinema. He tells Sreedhar Pillai what goes behind the lens, technically and cerebrally.
Tovino Thomas, one of the hottest actors in Malayalam cinema started out in supporting roles but impressed with films like Guppy, Godha, Mayanadhi, Forensic and now Kala. Excerpts from an interview with Sridhar Pillai:
'Indian cuisine is one of my favourites. The seafood curry, especially the prawn curry, is something I enjoyed. It was just off the scale,' says Scottish actor James Cosmo
'Working in international movies helped me realise that I shouldn’t get bogged down by the stardom dream,' says actor Ali Fazal
'The pain of loss of income is deep among most income categories, including the middle classes. Only the richer people saw less instances of income loss,' says Mahesh Vyas
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.