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Court Acquits 9 Veerappan Men In Actor Rajkumar Kidnap Case

Sep 25, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The actor was in captivity for over 100 days in the jungles spread across Western Ghats

Operation Inundation

Feb 04, 2017 K. Vijay Kumar

In a new book, 'Veerappan: Chasing The Brigand', former Special Task Force (STF) chief K. Vijay Kumar writes about how the sandalwood smuggler Veerappan hoodwinked the police for 20 years, and how he finally met his end. Here, Kumar talks about the STF starting yet another operation to catch the brigand.

A Land Of Serial Executions?

'Political brownie points cannot be scored by the union government over the lives of death row convicts; it is the worst form of democratic degeneration of any country.'

Now, a Mission with a Vengeance

Dec 04, 2000 B.R. Srikanth

H.T. Sangliana could be the man to nab the brigand

"Where's the documentary proof?"

Amid the celebrations following film icon Rajkumar's release, disturbing questions have been raised on the role of his third son, Puneeth, and his involvement in illegal quarrying. Many feel the whole abduction episode had to do with a falling

04 December, 2000

Murky Truths

Murali Krishnan

Illegal quarrying, extremist groups, shady emissaries - the kidnap drama reveals an unholy nexus

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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

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.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

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