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Government jittery ahead of UP polls: MP Jaya Bachchan on IT raids on SP leaders

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

During the discussion on a bill in Rajya Sabha on Monday, Bachchan had expressed her anger at some "personal" remarks made against her and lashed out at the BJP with a "curse" that it will soon face bad days.

Aishwarya Rai Panama Papers Case: Here's What The ED Asked The Actress

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan appeared before the Enforcement Directorate on Monday in connection with the Panama Papers leak case.

Angry Over Personal Attack, MP Jaya Bachchan Curses BJP With 'Bad Bays' In Rajya Sabha

"How can they make personal remarks in the House...Aap logon kay buraey din aayengay (Your bad days will come), I curse you," Jaya Bachchan said.

‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’ Set To Release In February 2023

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

'Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani', written by Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan, and Sumit Roy, marks Karan Johar's return to film direction after the 2016 romantic drama 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.'

Inside Pics From Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s 48th Birthday Bash

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turned 48 yesterday. She celebrated the day with her family. Here are a few pictures from the same which she posted on social media.

09 April, 2021

‘Rude And Arrogant’: Jaya Bachchan Gets Trolled After Pushing A Man In Roadshow; Watch

Outlook Web Bureau

Jaya Bachchan conducted a roadshow in West Bengal on Friday in support of the chief minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee.

06 April, 2021

Covid-19: From Amitabh Bachchan To Salman Khan, Here Is A List Of Celebrities Who Got Vaccinated

Outlook Web Bureau

On Monday, in the highest single-day coverage, India administered more than 43 lakh Covid-19 vaccine doses in a span of 24 hours

05 April, 2021

'A Single Woman Fighting Against All Atrocities,' Jaya Bachchan Calls For Re-Electing Mamata

Outlook Correspondent

‘Head broken, leg broken, but they have not been able to break her heart and the brain,’ Jaya Bachchan said.

24 February, 2021

Big B Reveals Plans Of Bachchans, Says Family 'Busy On Sets'

Outlook Web Bureau

Amitabh Bachchan also revealed that he will soon begin shooting for filmmaker Vikas Bahl's next.

17 September, 2020

Modi Govt Faces Backlash From Opposition For Unplanned Lockdown, No Data On Migrants


Members of the Upper House participated in a discussion on 'COVID-19 pandemic and steps taken by the Government of India.' 'Why don't you have figures? Every state knows who died. They should be given compensation," says Congress leader Anand Sharma

16 September, 2020

Additional Security To Bachchans After Jaya's Parliament Speech On 'Vilification Of Bollywood'

Outlook Web Bureau

The maharashtra government will provide additional security amid the sparks created by Jaya Bachchan's 'Bollywood vilification' speech at the Rajya Sabha.

15 September, 2020

‘You Cannot Tarnish Bollywood's Image’, says Jaya Bachchan

Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha today, veteran actress Jaya Bachchan came down heavily on all those who have recently attacked the Bollywood industry.

07 December, 2019

Unnao Victim's Family Wants Accused Shot Dead, Opposition Targets UP Govt Over Rising Crimes Against Women


After battling for her life with more than 90 per cent burns for almost 40 hours, the 23-year-old woman died following a cardiac arrest on Friday night at the Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi.

06 December, 2019

Police Kill All Accused In Telangana Rape-Murder Case; Some Shower Flowers, Others Raise Questions

Outlook Web Bureau

In the wee hours of Friday, the Telangana police killed all the four accused in the rape and murder of a 26-year-old female veterinarian.

06 December, 2019

Open Letter | Is This The Justice You Wanted, Ms Bachchan?

Mirza Arif Beg

An open letter to Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan who in the Parliament said that rapists should be "brought out in public and lynched".

02 December, 2019

'Should Be Lynched', Says Jaya Bachchan As Telangana Vet Rape-Murder Case Rocks Parliament

Outlook Web Bureau

Lawmakers across party lines condemned the gruesome act and called for stricter laws against perpetrators.

20 November, 2019

'Don't You Have Any Manners?' Angry Jaya Bachchan Asks Media Persons At Manish Malhotra's Residence

Outlook Web Bureau

Actress Jaya Bachchan came along with her daughter Shweta Bachachan Nanda in the late hours to attend Manish Malhotra's father's funeral.

28 October, 2019

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Rani Mukerji, Big B Pose At Diwali Bash

Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan hosted a Diwali bash last night at Jalsa. Bipasha Basu, Karan Singh Grover, Rani Mukerji, Karan Johar, Navya Naveli, Agastya Nanda joined the party.

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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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.

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