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Swara Bhaskar

Swara Bhaskar Remarks "Sedition Charges Are Being Distributed Like Prasad" In Meet With Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

CM Mamata Banerjee is on a three-day visit to Mumbai. She interacted with various members of civil society during her second day of visit.

Swara Bhasker Set To Adopt A Child

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"I’ve always wanted a family and children," says the actress.

Swara Bhasker, Neeraj Ghaywan Send Support To SRK After Lauding Akhil Katyal's Poem About The Superstar

In the poem shared by Akhil Katyal, the poet lauded Shah Rukh Khan’s unconventional roles, thereby taking a sly dig at those who are targeting the actor amid Aryan Khan’s ongoing case.

Swara Bhasker Files Police Complaint After Receiving 'Objectionable Comments' On Social Media

Oct 11, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

An FIR has been registered in the Vasant Kunj police station in Delhi, based on the actress’ complaint, under Sections 354 D and 509 of the Indian Penal Code, as well as Section 67 of the IT Act.

Ghaziabad Assault Video: Delhi Police Receives Complaint Against Swara Bhaskar, Twitter India MD

The complaint is in connection with the video of an elderly Muslim man who was assaulted in Ghaziabad on June 5.

04 March, 2021

Swara Bhaskar Shows Support For Taapsee Pannu, Anurag Kashyap After IT Raids

Outlook Web Bureau

As the IT department declared raids on the premises of the two Bollywood personalities on Wednesday, many people slammed the central government for going after people who have been critical of its policies.

20 January, 2021

Tandav Goes Under Scissors, But Trouble Continues With Fresh FIRs

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP leader Vjiay Goel and his supporters raised slogans against 'Tandav' in the national capital.

05 December, 2020

Bollywood's Silence Over Farmers Protest Is Disappointing: Punjab Star Gippy Grewal


While several stars, including Pannu, Swara Bhasker, Sonu Sood, Hansal Mehta, Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub have come out in support of farmers. 

20 November, 2020

Arnab Fans Shun Zomato After Actor Swara Bhasker’s Tweet

Outlook Web Bureau

Swara Bhasker had asked Zomato to pull down its ads from Republic TV

01 November, 2020

Naseeruddin Shah, Javed Akhtar Among Others Condemn French Church Attack


Over 130 prominent Indian personalities signed a statement, ‘unequivocally’ condemning the Church attack in France’s Nice.

23 August, 2020

Attorney General K K Venugopal Declines Consent For Initiating Contempt Action Against Swara Bhasker


KK Venugopal has said the Swara Bhaskar's 'statement in the first part appears to be a factual one, and is a perception of the speaker'.

06 July, 2020

'I Am No Porn Expert, But Porn Is Supposed To Have Sex Scenes': Swara Bhasker Responds to Rasbhari Criticism

Lachmi Deb Roy

In an interview to Outlook's Lachmi Deb Roy, Swara Bhasker says she likes that her show 'Rasbhari' depicts the hypocrisy of the society in dealing with the issue of sexuality.

06 May, 2020

'Bois Locker Room' Leaves Bollywood Celebrities Shocked!

Outlook Web Bureau

In an open letter, Maanvi Gagroo pens her views on the “Bois Locker Room’ case

08 January, 2020

Deepika Padukone Earns Praise For 'Quiet Grace' On JNU Stand, Also Faces Boycott On Social Media


On Tuesday evening, Deepika Padukone made a surprise visit to the Jawaharlal Nehru University to express solidarity with the students who had been attacked.

06 January, 2020

Swara, Riteish, Taapsee, Shabana Azmi And Other Bollywood Celebrities React To JNU Violence

Bollywood celebrities including actors Riteish Deshmukh and Shabana Azmi took to social media to condemn the rampage carried out by a masked mob on the students and teachers of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday.

21 December, 2019

OPINION | Why Are The Big Guns Of Bollywood Silent On CAA And NRC?

Vidyottama Sharma

The Bachchans, the Khans and the Kapoors are missing. The support to the protesting citizens came from actors and filmmakers who aren’t considered to be in the big league. But the real heroes are the ones who came to ground zero.

25 July, 2019

Mob Lynching Has Become An Epidemic In India, Says Actor Swara Bhaskar

Outlook Web Bureau

Swara Bhaskar says, 'It is very important that district authorities, where such incidents happen, take full accountability in the matter.'

19 January, 2019

Took Me Years To Realise Predatory Behaviour Of Director: Swara Bhasker

Outlook Web Bureau

Swara, without taking any names, said the harassment happened at workplace and the director was being 'predatory.'

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 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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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.

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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.

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