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Chetan Bhagat

Trolling, Boycott Calls Force Tanishq To Withdraw Ad

Oct 13, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The ad which showed a pregnant Hindu woman in a Muslim household was attacked for 'promoting love Jihad' and `fake secularism'.

Bollywood Celebs Hail Narendra Modi Government's Move To Scrap Article 370 In Jammu And Kashmir

Aug 05, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

After the Article 370 was scrapped from the Constitution of India on Monday, several Bollywood personalities such as Dia Mirza, Anupam Kher, Sanjay Suri, and writer Chetan Bhagat took to Twitter to express their joy.

Cannot Force Myself On Any Woman, I Am Not Like That: Chetan Bhagat On #MeToo Allegations

The author had earlier, dismissed fellow writer Ira Trivedi’s claims of sexual harassment as “motivated, fake attacks” and described them as “abhorrent” which he said could hamper the #MeToo movement.

Chetan Bhagat Hits Back At Ira Trivedi, Says Don't Harm #MeToo Movement With Your False Charges

Oct 15, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Trivedi had alleged that Bhagat had tried to kiss on her lips after inviting her for tea at the India International Centre.

#MeToo: Author Ira Trivedi Calls Out Chetan Bhagat, Suhel Seth

"Much like one of his novels, Chetan sets the scene through phone-flirting and then when - and if - he meets her in person alone, he makes his move, whether she likes it or not, whether it is appropriate or not, whether it hurts her, his family or not."

10 October, 2018

I Am Not A Harasser, Being Vilified: Chetan Bhagat

Outlook Web Bureau

The bestselling author, whose latest book "The Girl in Room 105" released on Tuesday, said that the screenshots in question were of "a flirtatious, but friendly and polite conversation".

05 September, 2018

Chetan Bhagat Reveals The Trailer Of His New Book The Girl In Room 105

Outlook Web Bureau

Best-selling author Chetan Bhagat has revealed the cover and a movie-style promo of his new book The Girl in Room 105 -- "a funny kind of thriller" about a Kashmiri Muslim girl and a Hindu boy -- in a Facebook live on his fan page.

01 April, 2018

Is Chetan Bhagat Going To Join The Congress?

Outlook Web Bureau

On Sunday, Bhagat's fans were in for surprise when he tweeted that he would joining the Congress as he "couldn't take it anymore and the country needs to be fixed".

22 May, 2017

Every Chetan Bhagat Cannot Be Salim-Javed In Bollywood

Giridhar Jha

Bhagat, who has been associated with the film industry for many years now, should have known that even the best of novels need to be adapted suitably for cinema.

25 April, 2017

Chetan Bhagat's Five Point Someone To Be Part Of DU's English Literature Syllabus

Outlook Web Bureau

Bhagat's book will be on the same pedestal as American novelist and poet Louisa M Alcott's Little Women, English crime novelist Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express and British novelist JK Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone.

02 November, 2015

The Wisdom Of Chetan Bhagat

Dilip Bobb

He has tried, though not very successfully, to defend his new-found Modi fandom…

03 July, 2013

A Letter To Mr Chetan Bhagat

et al

We write to you not as crazy fans but as Indian Muslim youth, who felt utterly patronized, insulted and hurt after reading your article, ' Letter from an Indian Muslim Youth'.

08 March, 2013

The Kai Po Che Question

Ali Khan Mahmudabad

The way in which it has chosen to portray the Muslims of Gujarat actually reflects many of the socio-political ground realities that the community faces.

04 March, 2013

Kai Po Che And The Reduction Of 2002

Zahir Janmohamed

An excellent film about how friendships change (and are tested) through time. But it also contains something more insidious

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.

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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.

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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.

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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