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Photo Feature | Politics Of Optics: Why Symbolism Matters In India

Photo Feature | Politics Of Optics: Why Symbolism Matters In India

31 January, 2022

As another grand spectacle of elections unfolds in five states, here is a glimpse of how much the leaders bank on the politics of emotions.

Poison In The Air: Delhi’s Worst Nightmare Comes True Again

Poison In The Air: Delhi’s Worst Nightmare Comes True Again

22 November, 2021

It’s that time of the year when crop residue burning, Diwali fireworks and vehicular pollution turn Delhi into a gas chamber.

In Toon With The Times

The timelessness of Ajit Ninan’s cartoons is uncanny—the Bihar caricature could have been just after the recent assembly polls where the Congress met the same fate and the Pakistan army firing could be printed any given week. Mark of a true cartoonist, who sees the trees as well as the woods.

Because Every Photo Has A Story To Tell

Because Every Photo Has A Story To Tell

14 December, 2020

The best of Outlook: a quarter century worth of visual history. What many, many thousand words will fail to capture.

On The Cover—A Story

What’s a magazine if not for its cover? Here’s the best 25 of our 25. From the standout first issue that was put to flame, to ones where we burned the fashion and cricket worlds….

06 April, 2020

One Flu Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

It is tiniest of tiny, doesn’t even have a DNA of its own to replicate (thus needs a host to multiply, like a cuckoo). It is just a protein cell and RNA strand inside a layer of fat. Visualise a hen egg. Soap can wash away that fat and kill it, like breaking the shell of a breakfast egg. Yet, the new coronavirus is a formidable killer. It has forced about three billion people indoors around the world—unprecedented in human history.

30 March, 2020

In Pics: Life In The Time Of Coronavirus

Life in the time of coronavirus, as seen by our photographers Tribhuvan Tiwari and Apoorva Salkade

30 March, 2020

23 March, 2020

Moonwalk At Masked Ball

A well-washed world covers up, flinches from needless contact. Entire regions are quarantined, travel suspended. And the cases pile on, relentlessly....

27 January, 2020

Meet Waheeda Rehman In Her New Avatar: A Wildlife Photographer

Lachmi Deb Roy

In her eighties, ­Waheeda ­Rehman is excelling at ­another art: wildlife photography

30 December, 2019

Smoke And Mirror

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act brings relief and cheer to a section of refugees living in squalid camps in India. The partisan law will help those, such as Pakistani Hindus transit from ‘stateless’ people to Indian citizens. But it won’t change the status quo of Lankan Hindu and ­Afghan Muslim refugees.


04 November, 2019

Resist, Reclaim, Rejoice

Twenty-five distinguished women spoke on issues Indian women face and 10 walked away with awards at Outlook Speakout’s illuminating soiree

28 October, 2019

Dilli Et Lumiere

Outlook Bureau

As the plan to encourage tourism after sundown sees the light of the night, photographer Tribhuvan Tiwari ­captures Delhi’s landmarks in all their illuminated finery

22 July, 2019

Old-Age Homes: Are They A Place To Live Or Die?

Siddhartha Mishra

Acute lack of geriatric care in India and lack of a voice for senior citizens is making life impossible for the elderly community. Old-age homes are no more a solution

01 July, 2019

It All Begins With Jai...

In these frames, unprecedented streaks of saffron stand out in Bengal

24 June, 2019

All Is Not Well

Prachi Pinglay-Plumber

People struggle for a pail of water in drought-hit areas of Vidarbha, Marathwada and Khandesh. A sluggish monsoon portends more trouble.

18 February, 2019

This Was Then...Blast From The Past

From hell-pits of Jharkhand, stark images of a world that now remains frozen in frames


28 January, 2019

Photo Feature | Wagah Of The East

Sandipan Chatterjee

The Beating Retreat at an Indo-Bangladesh border outpost matches the spectacle of the western frontier...high kicks et al

Photo Gallery

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

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

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.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

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.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man


It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love