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Recent Incidents Show How India May Be Normalising Hate

Jan 09, 2022 Apoorvanand

Over 20 days have passed since the violent speech and no arrest have been made by the Uttarakhand Police in the Haridwar Dharma Sansad Case. The police also sounded very sympathetic to the young woman arrested in 'Bulli Bai' Muslim women auction case.

Heavy Rain And Snowfall Continues To Batter Uttarakhand

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Meteorological Department had predicted a wet spell for Uttarakhand till January 9.

Students Accused In Bulli Bai App Case To Remain In Police Custody Till Jan 10

Hundreds of Muslim women were listed for "auction" on the 'Bulli Bai' mobile application with photographs sourced without permission and doctored. It has happened for the second time in less than a year. The app appeared to be a clone of Sulli Deals which triggered a similar row last year.

21-Year-Old Student From Delhi University Arrested Over Bulli Bai App Row

Jan 05, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The 21 year old is a son of an Army officer and an undergraduate student of Zakir Hussain College

Kejriwal Promises To Pay Rs.1 Crore To Families Of Martyred Soldiers If AAP Wins Uttarakhand Assembly Polls

Kejriwal made the announcement at the party's Nav Nirman rally at the Parade Ground in Uttarakhand.

30 December, 2021

Central Govt Allocates Additional Fund Of Rs.3,063 Crore To States Affected By Natural Disasters

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The additional assistance is over and above the funds released by the Centre to the states in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), already placed at the disposal of the states.

29 December, 2021

NCM Takes Note Of Row Over Namaz Offering, Hate Speeches Given In Religious Conclaves

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"Appropriate action" will be taken by the commission "accordingly", the NCM said adding that chairman Lalpura has "proposed" to visit the site in Ambala where a "church was vandalized" recently.

26 December, 2021

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot Calls Hate Speeches Given At Dharma Sansad To Be 'Unacceptable"

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"The 'language of violence' allegedly used by the speakers is against the Indian culture and is unacceptable": Ashok Gehlot

25 December, 2021

Harak Singh Rawat's Grievance Addressed: Kau

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BJP MLA Umesh Sharma Kau, who had been assigned the task of dissuading Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat amid reports about his likely resignation on Saturday, said the cabinet minister's grievance has been addressed and no one is going anywhere.

23 December, 2021

Harish Rawat's Cryptic Tweets On Congress Leadership Hints New Worry In Uttarakhand

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A series of cryptic tweets by former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has created an air of suspicion over the Congress leadership in the state.

22 December, 2021

Dhami Attacks Cong For Using General Rawat's Cut-Outs At Rallies

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The country's first Chief of Defence Staff General Rawat, who was killed along with his wife and 12 others in a tragic helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu recently, was originally from a village in Pauri district.


22 December, 2021

'Time To Rest?': Uttarakhand Congress Leader Harish Rawat Targets Own Party, Alleges Non-cooperation


Uttarakhand: The Congress leader Harish Rawat said ‘I am in a dilemma. The New Year may show me the way’.

21 December, 2021

Union Minister Ajay Bhatt Praises PM Modi's Leadership For Making India An Exporter Of Defense Equipment

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The Uttarakhand Assembly polls are scheduled to be taking place in the first half of 2022.

20 December, 2021

Rishabh Pant, Flambouyant India Cricketer, Named Uttarakhand Brand Ambassador


Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami made the announcement about the same on Sunday. Rishabh Pant is currently in South Africa, preparing for the upcoming three-match Test series against the Proteas.

17 December, 2021

People Have Decided To Vote BJP Out: Harish Rawat

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The Congress's campaign head for poll-bound Uttarakhand Harish Rawat on Friday said the turnout at party leader Rahul Gandhi's rally here has made it clear that the people have decided to vote the BJP out.

16 December, 2021

Ex Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat Takes A Swipe At Modi For Initiating Development Project Around Kedarnath Temple

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Rawat credited Congress party with the withdrawal of the Devasthanam Board Act in Uttarakhand, saying it was against the autonomy of temples.

12 December, 2021

Uttarakhand CM's PRO Suspended After He Used Official Letterhead To Get Challans Cancelled


Nandan Singh Bisht, the Public Relations Officer of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, according to sources, used his official letterhead to write to Bageshwar SP to cancel challans of three vehicles which were allegedly carrying illegal mining activities.


04 December, 2021

PM Modi Allocates 18,000 crore Development Projects To Poll Bound Uttarakhand

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Modi addressed the public meeting after the inauguration and foundation laying of 18 projects worth Rs 18,301 crore including the Rs 8,600-crore Delhi-Dehradun economic corridor, Asia's biggest elevated wildlife corridor and a new bridge as an alternative to Rishikesh's iconic Lakshman Jhoola.

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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.

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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.

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.

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