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19 October, 2021

Beating Disabilities: Why These Officials And Their Polling Booths Will Stand Out During Himachal Bypolls

Ashwani Sharma

The Election Commission has chosen three polling booths in Himachal Pradesh to be manned by persons with disabilities (PWDs).


19 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: A Springboard For Priyanka Gandhi In UP?

Vikas Pathak

Priyanka Gandhi has emerged more visible in the wake of Lakhimpur Kheri than any other opposition politician in Uttar Pradesh.


19 October, 2021

China Has Increased Activities At 'In-Depth' Areas Near Arunachal: Eastern Army Commander

Outlook Web Desk

'The annual training exercise that the PLA carries out there has seen some increase in the level of activities in the depth areas,' Lt Gen Manoj Pande said. India is prepared for any security challenges, he added.


19 October, 2021

Kerala Opens Idamalayar, Pampa Dams As Water Level Reaches Close To Danger Mark

Outlook Web Desk

Even though rains subsided in several parts of Kerala on Monday, after receiving heavy downpour last week, more rains are expected from Wednesday.


19 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: UP Police Arrest Four More Accused Including BJP Worker

Outlook Web Desk

So far, the Uttar Pradesh police have arrested 10 persons including Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish in the case.


19 October, 2021

Shimla's Coolies Are Vanishing Into Oblivion

Ashwani Sharma

It was the British who brought thousands of coolies to Shimla when they turned the place into the summer capital of India.


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19 October, 2021

Kerala To Open Idukki, Idamalayar Dams Today, Issues Red Alert

Outlook Web Desk

Kerala Rains: Idukki dam, constructed across the Periyar river, is one of the highest arch dams in Asia.


18 October, 2021

Assam On High Alert Over 'Possible' ISI, Al-Qaeda Terror Strikes

Outlook Web Desk

The state’s police said the alert has been sounded over possibility of terror strikes by Pakistan’s ISI and terror outfit Al-Qaeda.


18 October, 2021

PM Modi To Inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport On October 20

Sharmila Bhowmick

The inauguration on Wednesday morning will have aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath among other attendees.


18 October, 2021

Punjab Pre-Poll Bonanza: Water Charges Slashed For Rural And Urban Residents

Harish Manav

According to a spokesperson of the Punjab Chief Minister’s Office, this would entail an annual expenditure of Rs 440 crore.


18 October, 2021

Kashmir Civilian Killings: Panicky Migrant Workers Start Leaving Valley

Naseer Ganai

Some workers shifted to safer localities after militants kill two more labourers from Bihar


18 October, 2021

WATCH: House In Kerala Collapses As Flash Floods Wreak Havoc

Outlook Web Desk

At least 22 people have reportedly lost their lives due to flash floods and landslides in Kerala following incessant rains on Saturday. Disturbing visuals of houses collapsing have gone viral.


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18 October, 2021

Gujarat Govt Allows Eid-E-Milad Celebrations; Restricts Processions To 400

Outlook Web Desk

The Gujarat government has said 400 people will be allowed to participate in Eid-e-Milad processions, only if the procession is confined to the local area boundaries.


18 October, 2021

Kerala Floods: Water Level On Rise, Govt Issues Alerts

Outlook Web Desk

Kerala has reported 22 deaths in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods, since Saturday.


18 October, 2021

Delhi Police Fined For 'Undue Harassment' Of Accused In Delhi Riots 2020

Outlook Web Desk

A Delhi Court imposed a fine of Rs. 25,000 on the Delhi Police because it didn't act as per court orders which sought personal intervention of DCP (NE), Joint Commissioner of Police (Eastern Range) and Commissioner of Police.


18 October, 2021

‘Rail Roko’ Hits Railway Operations in Punjab And Haryana

Harish Manav

Protest called by SKM demanding removal of Union MoS (home) Ajay Mishra goes on peacefully, commuters affected.


18 October, 2021

Fire Breaks Out In Delhi's LNJP Hospital, No Casualty Reported

Outlook Web Desk

A fire broke out at Delhi's Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital. No casualty was reported and the cause of the fire is being found out, Delhi Fire Service officials said.


18 October, 2021

Durga Pujo Over, Khela Shuru: All Eyes On October 30 By-polls In Bengal

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

As TMC goes for the kill, BJP faces tough challenge in retaining two seats vacated by sitting Lok Sabha MPs


18 October, 2021

Temple Attacks: ISKCON Kolkata Members Protest Outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission

Outlook Web Desk

Several temples and Durga puja pandals have come under attack in Bangladesh over the past few days, triggering clashes and tension.


18 October, 2021

Pakistani Terrorists Targeting Civilians In Frustration: J&K BJP Chief Ravinder Raina

Outlook Web Desk

Ravinder Raina, the BJP president of Jammu & Kashmir said Pakistan-sponsored terrorists are desperate and they're targeting innocent and unarmed civilians in frustration.


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Hotel guests stand on the roof of Lemon Tree hotel, as the hotel gets flooded with the waters from an overflowing Kosi River in Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand state. More than 20 people have died and many are...

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This photograph provided by India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) shows NDRF soldiers rescue people stranded in floodwaters in Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand state. More than 20 people have died and many are...

National Disaster Response Force via AP

This photograph provided by India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) shows NDRF soldiers rescue people stranded in floodwaters in Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand state. More than 20 people have died and many are...

National Disaster Response Force via AP

Muslims pelt stones at policemen during clashes following an Eid-e-Milad un Nabi procession, in Jabalpur.

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Migrant workers arriving from J&K wait at a railway station to board a train for their native places, in Amritsar. Many of migrant workers are leaving the Kashmir Valley after a series of attacks on them.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

Profile

The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

Kashmir/Violence

Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu