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CDS Bipin Rawat To Be Cremated At New Delhi's Brar Crematorium

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

CDS (Chief of Defence Staff) Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat’s mortal remains have been kept at their official residence in New Delhi for now, where from they will taken to Brar crematorium in Delhi cantonment at around 2pm.

Is Election Commission Free And Fair?

Apr 04, 2021 Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Some of the ECI’s decisions in the ongoing Assembly elections have sparked outrage among the Opposition parties, raising questions about the poll body’s independence.


EC Bars DMK Leader A Raja From Campaigning For 48 Hours

Tamil Nadu Election 2021: The DMK leader was earlier issued a show-cause notice by the Election Commission.

EC Issues Notice To A Raja For Derogatory Remarks Against CM Edappadi K Palaniswami

Mar 31, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Election Commission has asked DMK leader A Raja to explain his stance over his 'derogatory remarks' against Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami's mother.


DMK Launching its ‘Outdated 2G Missile’ To Attack Women Of Tamil Nadu: Modi Takes Dig At A Raja

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attacked DMK MP A Raja for his comments on Tamil Nadu CM’s mother and alleged that the DMK was attacking the women of the state

29 March, 2021

Amid Backlash, DMK MP A Raja Apologises To Tamil Nadu CM For His Comments On Latter’s Mother

Outlook Web Bureau

DMK leader A Raja had claimed that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami was born out of an ‘illicit relationship’


28 March, 2021

Tamil Nadu: DMK MP A Raja’s Comments About CM’s Birth Invites Wrath Of Women

G.C. Shekhar

DMK leader A Raja has claimed that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami was born out of an ‘illicit relationship’


27 November, 2019

BJP's Pragya Thakur Refers To Nathuram Godse As 'Deshbhakt' Again, This Time In Parliament

While the opposition members protested the interruption by Thakur, the BJP members persuaded her to sit down.


31 May, 2019

Delhi HC Seeks Raja’s, Kanmozhi’s Response On 2G Early Hearing Plea

Outlook Web Bureau

Justice A.K. Chawla issued notice to Former Union Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi, and others to file a response on the plea.



27 February, 2018

The Travesty Of Justice In 2G, Coalgate Scams Shows Why We Badly Need A Lokpal And An Autonomous CBI

Madhav Godbole

The two judgements bear out the well-known adage that, often, courts are courts of law and not courts of justice.


20 January, 2018

Former DG Of Audit Told Parliamentary Panel He Was Forced To Sign On CAG’s 2G Report, Says A. Raja’s New Book

Outlook Web Bureau

In the book 2G SAGA UNFOLDS, Raja says DG Audit told Pariliamentary panel he had deleted the presumptive loss figure from the report because it was not part of the accounting code accepted internationally, but was later included by senior officers at the insistence of Vinod Rai.


18 January, 2018

'2G Saga Unfolds', In A Tell-All Book, Former Telecom Minister A Raja Questions 'Palpable Silence' Of Manmohan Singh On 2G Policy

Outlook Web Bureau

"The UPA government's and even more so Dr Manmohan Singh's palpable silence in relation to defending my wholly justified actions" was like "silencing of our nation's collective conscience".


22 December, 2017

A Raja Raises Possibility Of 'Hegemonic' Forces Against DMK's Rise Behind 2G 'Conspiracy'

Outlook Web Bureau

The DMK was a key partner in the UPA-I government from 2004 to 2009, when Raja held the telecom portfolio, and till 2013 in the UPA-II regime.


21 December, 2017

Called Criminal For Bringing Revolution In Telecom Sector, Says A Raja After Acquittal In 2G Scam Case

Outlook Web Bureau

"I brought a revolution in the telecom sector. It is not unknown to the history that a person who did a revolution is often termed as a criminal," he said.


21 December, 2017

Post 2G Case Verdict, BJP May Take A Second Look At DMK

G.C. Shekhar

DMK had lent support to Modi government in the Rajya Sabha over the GST bill when Jayalalithaa had opposed it and AIADMK MPs had walked out


21 December, 2017

2G Scam Verdict: A Raja, Kanimozhi Acquitted By Special CBI Court

Outlook Web Bureau

Special CBI judge OP Saini pronounced the judgements in separate cases lodged by the CBI and the ED in the infamous 2G scam which rocked the UPA government.



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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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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