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TMC Top Brass Wants To Withhold Political, Religious Meets Following Rise In Covid Cases

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Calcutta High Court has directed West Bengal State Election Commission to file an affidavit on a petition seeking postponement of the elections in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases

BJP may try to foment trouble during Kolkata civic polls, TMC must resist such bids: Abhishek

Dec 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Banerjee, who was addressing a meeting following a road show in south Kolkata, also warned party activists and leaders of action if found using "unfair means" for personal gains.

Trinamool Congress Will Dismantle Communal BJP From Their Power Seat : TMC Leader Abhishek Banerjee Claims

Abhishek Banerjee was addressing a rally for the Kolkata municipal corporation elections scheduled for December 19th.

Grey Is The New Black: How Villains Have Transformed In Indian Cinema

Dec 08, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Abhishek Bachchan, Abhishek Banerjee, Gulshan Grover, Ranvir Shorey talk to Outlook on the evolution of villains and how it has changed over a period of time and how grey roles are dominating the OTT scene.

TMC Advices Candidates To Refrain From Using Strong-Arm Tactics During Kolkata Civic Polls

Elections to the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation will be held on December19. The TMC, which in 2015 had won 125 out of the 144 wards in the KMC, has denied tickets to 39 sitting councilors this time.

27 November, 2021

Abhishek Banerjee: I Had No Idea Gender-Testing In Sports Was Such A Big Thing

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Rashmi Rocket’ actor Abhishek Banerjee says that he had no idea about gender tests happening in sports till before he read the script. He thought it was a work of fiction.

24 November, 2021

Abhishek Banerjee: Great Actors And Great Ambience Is What You Need For A Great Show

Prateek Sur

Actor Abhishek Banerjee opens up on working on back-to-back projects this year. Also, he talks about shooting 'The Great Wedding Of Munnes'.

23 November, 2021

Abhishek Banerjee, Barkha Singh To Star In Raaj Shaandilyaa's 'Great Weddings of Munnes!'

Outlook Web Bureau

"When the makers approached me to play Munnes and narrated it to me, I was completely mind blown,” said actor Abhishek Banerjee on the show.

01 November, 2021

Mamata 'Begum', Nephew ‘Aurangzeb’: TMC Furious After Tripura CM Aide's Slur

Outlook Correspondent

Tripura CM Biplab Deb's OSD, a former Hindi journalist, has drawn flak from the Trinamool Congress for making objectionable comments against party chief Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee.

31 October, 2021

West Bengal: BJP Leader Rajib Banerjee Rejoins TMC At Tripura Rally

Outlook Web Desk

Rajib Banerjee was named BJP's national executive committee member weeks ago and unsuccessfully fought the assembly polls from Domjur in Howrah district.

22 October, 2021

TMC Appoints Former Goa CM Luizinho Faleiro As Party’s Vice President

Outlook Web Desk

Luizinho Faleiro had resigned from Congress recently to join TMC. His appointment as TMC’s national vice president comes within a month of his joining the party.

08 October, 2021

Abhishek Banerjee: Struggles Of Athletes Are Not Discussed Enough

Outlook Web Desk

Actor Abhishek Banerjee, who will soon be seen in 'Rashmi Rocket', strongly feels that issues like gender testing in sports needs to be discussed more openly.

05 October, 2021

Abhishek Banerjee: 'I am An Actor Because Of The Internet'

Lachmi Deb Roy

Actor Abhishek Banerjee explains how remembering lines for his role as a lawyer for ‘Rashmi Rocket’ was the most challenging part in the entire preparation for the film.

27 September, 2021

'I Am Tiger, I Control Police': Biplab Deb Asks Officers To Not Worry About Contempt Of Court

Outlook Web Desk

Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb was speaking at the biennial conference of Tripura Civil Service Officers' Association. This is not the first time he is caught in controversy with his statements.

24 September, 2021

With Eyes On Upcoming Assembly Elections; TMC Aims To Set Foothold In Goa

Outlook Correspondent

The TMC insiders said the party is likely to launch itself in October in Goa, with its supremo Mamata Banerjee and the party’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee also to visit the coastal state in the coming months.

23 September, 2021

BJP Will Collapse In West Bengal If TMC Opens Its Doors To Party’s Leaders: Abhishek Banerjee

Outlook Web Desk

TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee said BJP’s leaders mostly MLAs have been queuing up outside the party’s office in West Bengal.

17 September, 2021

'Ankahi Kahaniya': A Fresh Look At Love, Longing And Betrayal!

Arnab Banerjee

Netflix’s latest offering ‘Ankahi Kahaniya’ explores the nature of true love, and the tender feeling of affection one person has for another, even if it’s unreasonable and not necessarily reciprocated.

14 September, 2021

‘BJP Scared To Death’: Abhishek Banerjee After Tripura Govt Twice Denies Permission To His Protest Rally

Outlook Correspondent

Over the past couple of months, reports of incidents of political violence on the supporters of the TMC and the CPI(M) in Tripura has frequently made headlines in the media in West Bengal and Tripura.

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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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz