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Abhishek Bachchan Recalls Being Asked To Vacate Seat For Bigger Stars

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Actor Abhishek Bachchan opens up about the upsetting situations he has encountered in his 21 years in Bollywood, including being told to leave the front seat at events for bigger stars.

SP Means Corruption, BJP Only Party Sans Dynastic Politics: Nadda

Dec 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"The National Conference, and the PDP are 'pariwarwad ki parties' in Jammu and Kashmir. There are such parties in Haryana and in the South, in Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, too. No one else except my 'babua' (son) (is their ideology)," he said.

Mahesh Manjrekar Feels 'Jealous' Of Actors Like Pankaj Tripathi

Filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar, whose previous directorial 'Antim: The Final Truth,' starring Salman Khan and Aayush Sharma, created a stir at the box office, said in a recent interview that he is envious of performers like Pankaj Tripathi.

Kriti Sanon: My Parents, Like Any Other Middle-Class Parents, Were Sceptical About My Career

Dec 04, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Kriti Sanon admitted that a film career is uncertain, and she had her GMAT score, which was good for five years, as a backup plan in case things didn't work out.

Jaleel Has Many Options, Will Not Resign Immediately: Kerala Law Minister

Kerala Law minister A K Balan pointed out that Jaleel has many legal options and can appeal against the Lok Ayukta verdict and get it stayed.

26 October, 2020

In Fresh War Of Words, Kangana Ranaut Calls Uddhav Thackeray ‘Worst Product Of Nepotism’


Kangana Ranaut’s remark equating Mumbai with Pakistan-occupied Kashmir had led to a furore, drawing the battle-lines between the Shiv Sena and her.

05 September, 2020

Worried About My Daughter’s Safety, Centre Must Provide Her Security: Kangana’s Father

Ashwani Sharma

Last week, Kangana's mother had performed a special prayer at their ancestral village to ward off evil forces and also prayed for the safety of their daughter.

20 July, 2020

In Twitter Spat, Kangana Ranaut Accuses Taapsee Pannu Of Deviating From Sushant's Death

Outlook Web Bureau

Over the last few days, Bollywood actors Kangana Ranaut, Taapsee Pannu, Swara Bhasker and Richa Chadha have been engaged in a war of words on Twitter.

29 June, 2020

Sona Mohapatra’s Message On The Ongoing Discussion On The Music Mafia

Outlook Web Bureau

In the midst of all the raging discussions around nepotism and even music mafia in the industry, Sona Mohapatra put out a candid video on her social media which is heading to a million views with a thumbs up from viewers and musicians alike.

03 January, 2020

Kangana Ranaut's Sister Rangoli Chandel Takes A Dig At Ranveer Singh, Sonam K Ahuja, Ranbir Kapoor; Here's Why

Recently, Rangoli spoke about the most talked word in the industry Nepotism again. A twitter user shared a throwback picture of Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor attending a birthday party as kids, in which we can also see Anil Kapoor.

02 January, 2020

'Their Struggle Begins Where Our Dreams Are Fulfilled': Siddhant Chaturvedi's Reply To Ananya Panday On Nepotism

Outlook Web Bureau

Ananya Panday, who made her Bollywood debut with Student of the Year last year, spoke about how her father never got the opportunity to appear on the famous chat show, Koffee With Karan, which attracted criticisms on Twitter.


13 September, 2019

Even Star Kids Have Their Own Troubles, Talented Get Their Due: Ayushmann Khurrana

Outlook Web Bureau

In a recent interview, on being asked about nepotism, Ayushmann Khurrana replied, 'Be it as a journalist, an actor, a director. It is beyond the realms of nepotism. Even star kids have their own troubles. But I think this is the best era to be an artist.'

05 July, 2019

Udayanidhi, MK Stalin's Son, Is Latest Heir To Rise In The DMK

Outlook Web Bureau

After MK Stalin made his son Udyanidi head the youth wing, the DMK is truly a family firm

17 January, 2019

Will Give My Nephew Chance To Learn, Make Him Join BSP Movement: Mayawati Amid Nepotism Allegation

Outlook Web Bureau

Mayawati said the rise in the BSP's popularity after its alliance with the Samajwadi Party has created unrest among some parties and leaders.

06 January, 2019

Delhi BJP Leaders Indulging In Nepotism: Party Leader Writes To Amit Shah

Outlook Web Bureau

Dharambir Singh, in-charge of the booth management department of the Delhi BJP, has asked Amit Shah for disbanding the state unit's highest decision-making body.

23 July, 2018

Mehbooba's Uncle, Sartaj Madni, Quits As PDP Vice-President

Outlook Web Bureau

While Madni refused to answer any questions, his resignation is believed to be part of efforts within the PDP to bring back the disgruntled legislators.

28 February, 2018

Cornered Over Nepotism In Khadi Board Recruitment, PDP Says Let International Court Judge Investigate

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Where will our children go. They can also qualify. They have also right to appear in the exams’


24 February, 2018

Opposition Accuses J&K CM Of Nepotism For Appointing Nephew In Khadi And Village Board's Top Position

Outlook Monitoring Bureau

The KVIB has been given the charge of planning, promotion, organisation and implementation of programmes for the development of Khadi and other village industries in the rural areas.

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.

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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.

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