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Swara Bhasker Thrashed A Troll Who Wished For Her Death After She Got Diagnosed Of Covid-19

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker shared screenshots of the hate comments received on her timeline and bashed her trollers with a befitting reply.

Alia Bhatt, Karan Johar And Other Celebs Can't Stop Gushing About Ranveer Singh-Starrer '83'

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Several celebrities took to social media to praise the Kabir Khan-directed film, which is based on India's victory during the 1983 Cricket World Cup.

Veteran Journalist Vinod Dua Passes Away At 67; Celebs Pay A Heartfelt Tribute

Senior journalist Vinod Dua died at the age of 67 after a prolonged illness caused by a Covid infection. Celebrities took to Twitter to pay a heartfelt tribute to the journalist.

Celebs Who Had Come Out In Support Of The Farmer’s Protest

Nov 19, 2021 Prateek Sur

The Farmer’s Protest has finally seen a happy day as the government has decided to repeal the laws. Here are some celebrities who had supported this farmer’s movement from the start.

Swara Bhasker Gives A Befitting Reply To Twitter User Who Commented ‘My Maid Looks Much Better’

Responding to the Twitter user she said “I’m sure your household help is beautiful. I hope you respect her labour and her dignity & don’t act like a creep with her.”

15 October, 2021

Bollywood Stars Disappointed After Mumbai Court Reserves Its Order Regarding Aryan Khan's Bail Plea For Six Days

Outlook Web Bureau

Several film celebrities took to social media and expressed their disappointment after a special NDPS court reserved its order in connection with the bail plea filed by Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan, on Thursday.

12 October, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

11 October, 2021

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

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.

22 December, 2020

Swara Bhasker: We Just Find A Way To Make Things Harder For Women In All Professions

Lachmi Deb Roy

Actor Swara Bhasker speaks about her show ‘Bhaag Beanie Bhaag’ where an otherwise “obedient” girl wants to be a stand-up comedian

13 October, 2020

Trolling, Boycott Calls Force Tanishq To Withdraw Ad

Outlook Web Bureau

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

17 September, 2020

Kangana Ranaut Calls Urmila Matondkar A ‘Soft Porn Star’

Outlook Web Bureau

Many Bollywood personalities have come to Urmila Matondkar’s defence, Kangana Ranaut claims she said nothing derogatory.

20 July, 2020

In Twitter Spat, Kangana Ranaut Accuses Taapsee Pannu Of Deviating From Sushant's Death

Outlook Web Bureau

Over the last few days, Bollywood actors Kangana Ranaut, Taapsee Pannu, Swara Bhasker and Richa Chadha have been engaged in a war of words on Twitter.

15 July, 2020

More People Are Angry With Agrima’s Joke Than With Shubham Mishra’s Rape Threats: Swara Bhasker

Lachmi Deb Roy

Reacting to the rape threats against stand-up comedian Agrima Joshua over a joke on social media, Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker says in India, free speech of the citizenry is curbed, but hate speech by goons and politicians is accepted.

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.

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.

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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