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Raveena Tandon Speaks About How Spurious News Reports Harm Celebrities And Their Families

Dec 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Actress Raveena Tandon talks about the perils of spurious news claims and their adverse effects by stating a known incident.

Oscars 2022: India's Official Entry 'Koozhangal' Out; Rintu Thomas' 'Writing With Fire' Shortlisted For The Best Documentary Feature

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Tamil film 'Koozhangal' (Pebbles), India's official entry this year to the Oscars, has been eliminated from the competition. However, there's a reason to rejoice as director Rintu Thomas' 'Writing With Fire' was shortlisted in the Best Documentary Feature category.

Former Apple Daily Senior Editor Arrested By Hong Kong Police

Lam was arrested by Hong Kong national security officers on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, just weeks after the newspaper was forced to close due to asset freezes imposed by authorities.

Hong Kong’s Sole Pro-Democracy Newspaper ‘Apple Daily’ To Shut

Jun 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Apple Daily's print edition and online edition will cease on Saturday due to the current circumstances prevailing in Hong Kong, the newspaper's board of directors said

Australia's Living War Veteran Ben Roberts-Smith Fuels Afghan Defamation

Ben Roberts-Smith plans on suing The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times in the Federal Court in Sydney over the articles published in 2018.

09 March, 2021

Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Challenging New IT Rules

Outlook Web Bureau

The HC was hearing a petition filed by the Foundation for Independent Journalism which said that the new IT Rules issued on February 25 are palpably illegal in seeking control and regulate digital news media

25 February, 2021

Indian Publishers Ask Google To Pay For Using Their Content

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Newspaper Society (INS) on Thursday asked Google to compensate Indian newspapers for using their content.

30 October, 2020

Journalist Bodies In Kashmir Condemn NIA Raids On Scribes, Newspaper

Naseer Ganai

Journalists and politicians in Kashmir see the raids as a way to silence critical voices.

27 October, 2020

Can We Really Trust Our Media?

Shastri Ramachandaran

It’s not just TRPs, newspaper readership figures are suspect too.

20 October, 2020

Kashmir Times Office Sealed, Editor Alleges Persecution

Naseer Ganai

The Srinagar office of the paper was operating from government accommodation allotted to it in 1993-94.

14 August, 2020

Rajiv Tyagi Is Frontline Casualty Of TV Debates' Diabolical Monstrosity

Manish Tewari

Media needs big bang reforms. Merely because television licences have been distributed with a free hand over the decades does not mean that the nation has to live with this corrosiveness, writes Manish Tewari.


21 February, 2020

Credibility of Media Has Reached A Nadir That Audience Doesn’t Care: Telegraph Editor R Rajagopal

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

In an interview to Outlook's Puneet Nicholas Yadav, The Telegraph editor R. Rajagopal dismisses accusations of bashing PM Modi while going soft on Mamata Banerjee and answers a host of other questions on the state of the Indian media today.

07 January, 2020

'It Is A Ban On Newspapers': Kashmiri Journalists On Internet Shutdown In Valley

Naseer Ganai

'I can tell you what is happening in New York, but I don’t know what is happening in Sopore,' an editor said.

24 November, 2019

This Is How Newspapers Reacted To Maharashtra Morning Coup


Newspapers on Saturday morning had already become stale by the time the dailies arrived at people's doorsteps as the political developments in Maharashtra took an overnight turn.

28 May, 2019

FIR Against Karnataka Editor For Report On CM Kumaraswamy's Family

Outlook Web Bureau

A FIR was filed on Sunday against the editor, Vishweshwar Bhat, and the editorial staff under Sections 406 (criminal breach of trust), 420 (cheating) and 499 (defamation) of the Indian Penal Code, police said Monday.

13 April, 2019

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 102nd Anniversary: When A British Newspaper Collected '26,000 Pounds' For General Dyer

Outlook Web Bureau

India on Saturday marks the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, when troops of the British Indian Army, under the command of Dyer, fired indiscriminately at a crowd holding a peaceful meeting on April 13, 1919, leaving hundreds of people dead.

04 April, 2019

J&K Govt 'Informally' Stops Ads To Leading Urdu Daily In Kashmir

Naseer Ganai

The Jammu and Kashmir government had earlier stopped government advertisements to two English dailies, 'Greater Kashmir', the largest in terms of circulation, and 'Kashmir Reader'


10 March, 2019

Kashmiri Newspapers Print Blank Front Pages To Protest 'Denial' Of Govt Ads

Outlook Web Bureau

The Kashmir Editors' Guild (KEG) had claimed last month that the state government had stopped giving advertisements to two major local dailies -- Greater Kashmir and Kashmir Reader.

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