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Critics Flay Shailaja Cabinet Exclusion As Kerala CPM Misogyny

May 18, 2021 Preetha Nair

Did CM Pinarayi Vijayan feel threatened by the popularity of KK Shailaja, touted as the face of Kerala’s struggle against Covid and Nipah outbreaks?

Here’s A List Of Chief Ministers Who Have Been Elected For Three Terms

May 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Here’s a list of some of the longest-serving chief ministers of India, including some who have been re-elected more than thrice.

Kerala Assembly Elections 2021: CPM Snatches ‘Gujarat Of Kerala’ From BJP

In a blow to the party, the CPM-led LDF candidate V Sivan Kutty beat BJP candidate and former Mizoram Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan by 5,750 votes.

Is The LDF On Its Way To Make History?

May 01, 2021 Preetha Nair

If the LDF returns for a second term, it will be creating history as in the last 40 years, the state has alternated its governments every five years.

President, Vice-President And Other Political Leaders Condole Death Of Sitaram Yechury's Son

Sitaram Yechury, the General Secretary of CPI (M)'s 35-year-old son, Ashish, died on Thursday morning at a hospital in Gurgaon after a two-week battle with coronavirus.

15 March, 2021

Kerala Elections 2021: BJP Fighting Polls On Development Plank, Says 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan

Outlook Web Bureau

Sreedharan attacked the ruling party LDF alleging that it was a government hit by corruption, scandals, and nepotism.

04 March, 2021

Sourav Ganguly Has Ruled Out Joining Politics, Claims Bengal CPM Leader

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

On Thursday, Asok Bhattacharya wrote on Facebook that Ganguly had called him over phone and rubbished all talks around the possibility of joining the BJP as baseless.

18 January, 2021

Kerala Will Move Against Privatisation Of PSUs: Pinarayi Vijayan

Outlook Web Bureau

The state government has written to the Prime Minister and Union finance minister twice against the move

04 January, 2021

Sourav Ganguly Under Pressure To Join Politics: CPI(M) Leader's Comment Triggers Storm


Speculations were rife that the former batting great will join the BJP ahead of the state assembly elections due in April-May this year

26 December, 2020

No Confidence In Modi's Assurance Of Resolving Farmers’ Issue: Sitaram Yechury


Yechury's remarks come in the backdrop of PM Modi's statement assuring farmers that the government is ready to hold talks with them

26 December, 2020

21-Year-Old Arya Rajendran Likely To Become Next Thiruvananthapuram Mayor


If appointed, Rajendran will be the youngest person to hold the mayor’s post in the country


22 December, 2020

Kerala Governor Refuses To Hold Special Assembly Session On New Farm Laws


The session will not be held on Wednesday, as proposed by CPI-M led LDF government

21 December, 2020

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: AIADMK Requests Polls After Mid-April


The announcement for the Assembly elections is expected early next year

12 December, 2020

Ex-Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's Health Stable, Meets Wife, Daughter


The veteran CPI(M) leader was extubated from mechanical ventilator support on Friday morning.

10 December, 2020

'Diabolic Doublespeak': Sitaram Yechury Slams PM Modi's Speech At New Parliament Building Ceremony


The Left leader termed the foundation stone laying of the new Parliament a 'colossal waste of resources'

10 December, 2020

Improvement In Ex-Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharya's Health; Condition Still Critical


The 76-year-old politician has been suffering from pulmonary disease and other old age-related ailments, and is on ventilator support.

07 December, 2020

Kerala Prepares For First Phase Of Civic Polls Tomorrow; Parties Confident Of Victory


The first phase of voting, being held in 6,911 wards, is to elect representatives for 395 local bodies.


10 November, 2020

CPI(ML) Wins 5 Seats, Red Flags Fly High In Bihar Polls


CPI(ML), CPI(M) and CPI all score big in Bihar Assembly elections

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.

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