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How Punjabi Singers Contributed To The Farmers Protest By Their Words And Melody

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Many celebrities come in support of the protest but the Punjabi music industry took their support to next level. From participating as volunteers at the protest sites to releasing songs for the protest. The songs played an important role in increasing the strength of the protests.

Rashmeet Kaur And Her Unrelenting Desire To Keep Creating Music

Sep 22, 2021 Samarth Goyal

In an exclusive interview with Outlook, singer Rashmeet Kaur talks about dealing with fame and success, and how her never ending desire to keep creating music, helps her stay on her feet.


Odisha District Ropes In Folk Artists To Dispel Covid Vaccination Hesitancy Among People

Folk dance groups, with limited artists, stage their performances in villages across the district raising awareness among the people and appealing to them to follow Covid-appropriate behaviour.

Remixes Should Happen But Not At The Cost Of Originals: Sunidhi Chauhan

Apr 26, 2021 Eshita Bhargava

After almost a gap of two decades, Sunidhi Chauhan is coming up with her independent track – ‘Ye Ranjishein’ in collaboration with 9X Media's Indie Music platform, SpotlampE.


YouTube Took My Music To Millions, Says Bundeli Folk Singer Satish Yadav

If not for the digital platform like YouTube, Bundeli folk songs would have stuck to the region: Satish Yadav

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11 October, 2020

BJP's Campaign On Farm Laws To Rope In Folk 'Ragini' Singers

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Several well-known 'Ragini' singers have been booked to perform at the programmes to be held in Najafgarh, Mehrauli, and North West and Outer Delhi.


13 January, 2020

Folk And The Forest: Commercialisation Of Tribal Art And Its Consequences

Urmi Chanda

Mixing music and nature may seem like the perfect cocktail of goodness, but it is time to take a hard look at the toxic consequences of music festivals in the forest


18 May, 2019

An Evening With The Manganiyars In Jaipur

Outlook Web Bureau

The Manganiyars, known as 'musicians for the people', are predominantly settled in the districts of Jaisalmer, Barmer, Bikaner and Jodhpur, in the heart of the Thar Desert.


02 November, 2018

An Australian Band Embracing The Bush's Thorns

Martand Badoni

Our shared post-colonial experience helps tell these stories in India, say Australian folk trio Bush Gothic, who sing songs about the erstwhile penal colony's troubled past. They recently performed at the Rajasthan International Folk Festival.


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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.

Opinion

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Apoorvanand
Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

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India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh