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Indian-American Neera Tanden Named White House Staff Secretary

Oct 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The White House staff secretary is a behind-the-scenes but critical role in the West Wing, one of the most powerful in the building.

Afghanistan: The Crisis Which Will Define US President Joe Biden

Aug 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Biden found himself in a real-time crisis that overrides the platitudes he offered when running for the office and in the early months of his presidency.

Presidents United: Obama, Clinton, Bush Record Iconic Video For Joe Biden

Former Presidents of the United States wished Joe Biden well and said they were rooting for his success

Trump's India Visit Will Be Historically Insignificant And Mere Entertainment For Many

Feb 23, 2020 Aakar Patel

The best thing that Modi can hope for in this visit is that he is able to mobilise Indians in America to vote Republican and try and help Trump return to power, writes author-columnist Aakar Patel.

Top Republicans Warn Against Trump Declaring National Emergency As US Shutdown Drags On

The no.2 Senate Democrat Dick Durbin said if this president is going to turn to national emergencies every time he disagrees with Congress, I'm against it.

11 December, 2018

Lesson From Assembly Elections Results: Ram Temple Can't Be A Substitute For Real Governance

Ruben Banerjee

The results in the three big states - Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh will change the political narrative ahead of the 2019 parliamentary polls.

24 October, 2018

Explosives Found In Mails Sent To White House, Hillary, Obama, CNN Office

Outlook Web Bureau

The device was discovered early on Wednesday morning at the Clinton's home in Chappaqua, New York.

10 September, 2012

It's The Economy Again, Stupid!

Bruce Stokes

Two decades after Bill Clinton won the US presidency largely on the strength of a simple campaign message: “It’s the economy, stupid!", the winning slogan this time might well be just a reminder.

20 November, 2003

'I Still Don't Know What The Truth Is'

Nayan Chanda

The former US President on WMD in Iraq: 'Maybe it's still there, maybe it is buried, maybe he sent it to Syria. No one really knows". He thinks NATO - headed by an American - should take charge in Iraq, and offers other ideas for the Middle East.

06 November, 2003

Three Questions

Bill Clinton

All thinking people must ask and answer three questions for themselves. What is your vision of the 21st century world? What do we have to do to achieve it? What does America have to do?

29 November, 2001

'We Were Founded As A Nation That Practiced Slavery'

Bill Clinton

Full text of the much talked-about speech delivered by Bill Clinton at Georgetown University, USA, on November 7, 2001 (the one that The Washington Times called "anti-American" so often that it became a "fact")

02 June, 2001

'I Ask Pakistan To Intensify Its Efforts To Defeat Those Who Inflict Terror'

Bill Clinton

Text of the Address by William Jefferson Clinton, then President of the United States of America, over Pakistan Television, March 25, 2000

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.

PTI Photo

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.

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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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.

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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