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Bollywood Veterans Get New Lease Of Life With OTT Comeback

Dec 11, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

As veteran actors, Poonam Dhillon, Padmini Kolhapure, Sushmita Sen, Raveena Tandon, Madhuri, Shilpa Shetty, Raj Babbar make a comeback through digital platforms, Outlook looks at how ageism plays out in Bollywood.

Director Habib Faisal: Comfort In Nostalgia Is A Cycle That Goes On And On

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Habib Faisal's 'Dil Bekaraar' is all set to be streamed on Disney+ Hotstar, November 26 Onwards.


Congress Names Priyanka Gandhi As Party’s Face For Upcoming Uttar Pradesh Polls

The party's newly-appointed election campaign committee chief P L Punia announced the decision on Sunday, saying Priyanka Gandhi is the most popular political figure in UP at present.

Kargil To Mandi—War Veteran To Take On His ‘Reel Life’ Hero On Other Side Of The Poll Battle

Oct 13, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Bollywood actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar will campaign against Kargil war veteran Brigadier (Rtd) Khushal Thakur in the Himachal Pradesh by-polls.


More Support For SRK After Ali Fazal, Anjana Sukhani Slam Byju's For Pausing Ads Featuring The Actor

Earlier, veteran actor-politician Raj Babbar, actor Shekhar Suman and many others had rallied behind SRK stating that the hardships won't "deter his soul".

08 December, 2020

Raj Babbar Surrenders Before Court In 2015 Violent Protest Case, Released On Surety

PTI

All the accused had moved an application for recall of a non-bailable warrant, which was issued as they were not appearing before the court despite summons.


13 October, 2020

Polls To 11 Rajya Sabha Seats In UP, Uttarakhand On November 9

PTI

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri and SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav are among the 10 Rajya Sabha members from Uttar Pradesh retiring on November 25.


25 May, 2019

#SiddhuQuitPolitics Trends On Twitter After Rahul Gandhi Loses From Amethi

Outlook Web Bureau

In April, Navjot Singh Sidhu had announced he would quit politics if Rahul Gandhi lost election from Amethi.


24 May, 2019

After Lok Sabha Debacle, Slew Of Resignations On Congress Table; Rahul Too Likely To Quit

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

All eyes, of course, will be on Congress president Rahul Gandhi. On Thursday, as trends for the Lok Sabha polls showed a landslide win for the Narendra Modi-led BJP, the Gandhi scion accepted responsibility for party’s decimation.


24 May, 2019

UP Congress Chief Raj Babbar Resigns After Party's Dismal Performance

Outlook Web Bureau

Raj Babbar has sent his resignation to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, a spokesman of the party's state unit Rajiv Bakshi said.


27 April, 2019

Mamata Ji Knows The Size Of PM's Kurtas: Congress Leader Raj Babbar

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi on Wednesday in a "non-political" interview to actor Akshay Kumar had claimed that he has many "good friends" in the opposition, including Mamata Banerjee who sends him selected kurtas and sweets every year.


16 April, 2019

'Will Thrash You And Your Dogs With Shoes': BSP's Guddu Pandit Threatens Raj Babbar

Outlook Web Bureau

BSP candidate Guddu Pandit abused actor-turned-politician, Raj Babbar on a news channel, unfazed by the Election Commission's censure of Yogi Adityanath, Mayawati, Azam Khan and Maneka Gandhi for making hate speeches.


17 March, 2019

Congress To Leave 7 Seats In UP For SP-BSP And RLD Combine

Outlook Web Bureau

Babbar also said that Congress is working out a way for Mahan Dal to contest on Congress symbol in the Lok Sabha elections.


13 March, 2019

Raj Babbar, Sriprakash Jaiswal, Priya Dutt In Cong's 2nd List Of LS Candidates

Outlook Web Bureau

The second list has named 16 candidates from Uttar Pradesh and five from Maharashtra.


25 December, 2018

'Don't Trouble Hanuman Too Much, Your Lanka Will Be On Fire': Raj Babbar Tells BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

"Don't trouble Lord Hanuman too much. With a swipe of his tail, the BJP lost elections in three states, Now, their Lanka will be on fire," he told the media on Monday.


22 March, 2018

Congress UP Chief Raj Babbar Calls Reports On His Resignation 'Rumours'

Outlook Web Bureau

"I don't know from where this rumour is doing the rounds. In any case all of us in Congress are party workers, posts and positions are symbolic," said the former actor.


21 March, 2018

Following Congress' Poor Show In Bypolls, Raj Babbar Resigns As Party's UP President

Outlook Web Bureau

The development comes after the Congress' worst performance in recent Lok Sabha bypolls to Gorakhpur and Phulpur.


21 November, 2017

Rahul Gandhi Has Single-Handedly Taken On PM And His Cabinet Ministers In Gujarat, It’s Giving BJP Jitters In UP, Says Raj Babbar

Pragya Singh

"There is a great insecurity in the BJP’s mind because they have been systematically targeted by Rahul Gandhi (Congress Party VP). He is one man and he has taken on, single-handedly, the Prime Minister and his 35 cabinet ministers in Gujarat."


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.

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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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