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Judges appointing judges, a propagated myth: CJI Ramana

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He was delivering the fifth Sri Lavu Venkatewarlu Endowment Lecture on "Indian Judiciary - Challenges of future" at Siddhartha Law College, Vijayawada.

Judiciary Faces Perennial Problems, If Unsolved Will Haunt My Successors Too, Says CJI Ramana

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He said there is a need to develop judicial infrastructure and it would result in more respect towards courts.

Amaravati Farmers To Continue Protests

For nearly two years, the farmers, women and other sections of people in Amaravati have been continuing their protest. They say Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government's move to dump Amaravati as the only capital and develop Visakhapatnam and Kurnool as administrative and judicial capitals dashed their hopes of a bright future after giving away 33,000 acres of land.

After 15 Countries Another 25 Countries In Queue To Get 'Made In India' Covid Vaccine: Jaishankar

Feb 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Some countries have direct contracts with the Indian vaccine producing companies and have negotiated commercially, Jaishankar said.

Andhra Conducts Dry Run Of Covid-19 Vaccination Programme Today

The state government picked up Krishna district for the dry run, where it will be carried out in five locations, according to Health Commissioner Katamaneni Bhaskar

01 August, 2020

Legislative Hurdle Cleared For Andhra Pradesh's Three-capital Plan As Two Bills Get Governor's Assent


AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has given his assent to the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020,and the AP Capital Region Development Authority (Repeal) Bill, 2020.

20 January, 2020

AP: Police Lathicharge As Protesters Reach Assembly To Oppose Relocating Capital


Even as the high drama was witnessed on the rear side of the complex, Leader of Opposition N Chandrababu Naidu led his Telugu Desam Party legislators on a foot march a few meters from the main entrance gate into the assembly.

23 July, 2019

After World Bank, AIIB Drops Chandrababu Naidu's Ambitious Amaravati Project

Jyotika Sood

AIIB spokesperson Laurel Ostfield told Outlook in an email response that the bank is no longer considering the Amaravati project for funding.

18 July, 2019

World Bank Drops Amaravati Project: What It Means

G.C. Shekhar

The international lender World Bank’s decision could affect future finances for the Amaravati project.

18 July, 2019

World Bank Drops Chandrababu Naidu's Ambitious Amaravati Project; Pulls Out $300 Million

Jyotika Sood

In 2014, former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had announced Amaravati as the proposed capital city, to be developed over many years.

28 June, 2019

Chandrababu Naidu Gets House Demolition Notice, TDP Calls It Vendetta By Jagan Reddy

Outlook Web Bureau

A day after completing the demolition of Praja Vedika, a government building adjacent to Naidu's residence, a demolition notice was pasted on the main gate of Chandrababu Naidu's house on the banks of Krishna river.


26 June, 2019

Andhra Pradesh: Demolition Of Building 'Praja Vedika' Built By Former CM Chandrababu Naidu In Amaravati Underway

Outlook Web Bureau

Praja Vedika (people's grievance cell) was built by the then TDP government, as an extension to then Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's residence in 2017. Built at a cost of Rs 5 crore, it was being used by Naidu for official purposes as well as to hold party meetings.

23 May, 2019

Jagan Mohan Reddy Set To Be New Andhra CM As YSRCP Set For Landslide Win

Outlook Web Bureau

The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) led by Jagan Mohan Reddy appeared set to storm to power in Andhra Pradesh with a landslide victory.

06 April, 2019

If Voted Back To Power, TDP Will Give Out Rs 2 Lakh To Each Family Every Year: Chandrababu Naidu

Outlook Web Bureau

The ruling Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday released its manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections promising doles to the tune of Rs 2 lakh to each family every year, with the monetary benefits starting from womb to tomb.

17 March, 2019

YSR Congress Releases Full List Of Candidates For LS, Assembly Polls In Andhra Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

Only two candidates, who were elected as party MPs in 2014, have been re-nominated, while for the remaining 23 seats, the YSRC has chosen new nominees.

13 February, 2019

Not A Single Case Of EVM Tampering Established So Far: Chief Election Commissioner

Outlook Web Bureau

'In case of 'proven mala fide', the ECI would not hesitate to go further and launch criminal action against the errant personnel,' Sunil Arora warned.

09 February, 2019

Andhra CM Calls For Massive Protests During PM Modi's Visit On Sunday

Outlook Bureau

Naidu has said the protests, against the Centre's 'betrayal' of Andhra Pradesh, should be organised on a scale that the entire country should take note of it.


26 January, 2019

100% Chances For Hacking EVMs, Says Chandrababu Naidu

Outlook Web Bureau

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu demanded that the Election Commission of India either ensure VVPAT receipts were issued 100 per cent or revert to the old ballot paper system.

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 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