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Former Bihar Chief Minister Faces Severe Backlash After His Distasteful Remarks On Brahmins

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Manjhi's use of swear word came to light on Sunday when a video went viral on social media where the 77-year-old leader was shown holding forth on the pitfalls of growing ritualism among Dalits at a function.

Are Our Courts Upholding Constitutional Justice Or Justice Of Manusmriti? Asks Meena Kandasamy

Jan 12, 2021 Intifada P Basheer

While speaking to Outlook, writer-activist Meena Kandasamy talks about politics, literature, feminism, reservation, Periyarism and poses a few questions to the Indian judiciary.

Dalit Man Beaten For 'Plucking Leaves', Kills Himself; 2 Arrested

Dharampal Diwakar, 25, died by suicide in UP after being thrashed by the two accused for plucking leaves from their mango tree

Dalit Man Beaten For Using Common Handpump In UP Village

Dec 25, 2020 PTI

Ramchandra Raidas sustained injuries in the attack and was admitted to a primary health centre, police officials said

Hathras Rape: A Caste Continuum

Though the 19-year- old burns in front of our eyes, what's on that funeral pyre are the unkept promises of our Constitution.

23 June, 2020

Won't Rest Till My Parents Are Punished For My Husband's Murder: Social Activist Kausalya Shankar

G.C. Shekhar

The 23-year-old social activist plans to move the Supreme Court against the Madras HC verdict exonerating her father in the murder case of her husband.

22 June, 2020

TN Woman Says Will Challenge Acquittal Of Father In Her Dalit Husband's Murder Case

G.C. Shekhar

The woman, belonging to Thevar community, had married Sankar, a dalit man who was murdered in broad daylight in March 2016.

20 June, 2020

Caste-based Reservation Is Compensation For Historical Exploitation And Marginalisation

Umesh Kumar

It is the collective responsibility of all of us to ensure an equal society by promoting reservations and affirmative action till we achieve the goal of annihilation of caste.

13 February, 2020

Caste Out Of Campus: Apartheid Methods Of Public Classification Lead To Prejudice

Saikat Majumdar

It is beyond comprehension why the classification of categories needs to be made public in our universities. The identification of one’s caste, much like that of race, sex, or even gender, is a private matter.

07 November, 2019

Couple Stoned To Death For Marrying Outside Caste In Karnataka


The incident is the latest in a string of so-called 'honour killings' which are rampant in rural pockets of the country.

01 October, 2019

Dalit Official In UP Resigns After DM Passes Casteist Remark Against Him


Ballia's District Magistrate Bhawani Singh Khangraut, however, has denied the allegation. saying he had not misbehaved with the officer.


26 August, 2019

BJP Not Involved In Welcoming Bulandshahr Violence Accused, Says Dy UP CM Keshav Prasad Maurya


The five men, accused of sedition in Bulandshahr violence case, were accorded a hero's welcome by their supporters outside the jail after they were released on bail Saturday evening.

19 July, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Stopped On Way To Visit Sonbhadra Clash Victims, Rahul Says BJP 'Insecure'

Outlook Web Bureau

Ten persons were killed and over 24 injured in clashes over a land dispute in Sonbhadra district on Wednesday.

15 July, 2019

Husband Of BJP MLA's Daughter Beaten Up Outside Allahabad High Court, Claims Lawyer

Outlook Web Bureau

The couple had moved the court demanding protection from the "goons" of Sakshi's father Rajesh Mishra, a BJP legislator from Bareilly.

14 January, 2019

National Security Act Invoked Against Three Accused In Bulandshahr Violence

Outlook Web Bureau

The Uttar Pradesh government has invoked National Security Act against the seven accused arrested in the December 3 cow slaughtering case that claimed lives of two people including a police inspector.

13 November, 2018

Raj Thackeray Should Apologize To North Indians For Their Bullying Acts: Congress, BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

Thackeray, known for a strident anti-migrant stand, would be attending a gathering of the Mahapanchayat Sangh, an organisation of North Indians living in Mumbai, in suburban Kandivali on December 2.

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