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Trouble Intensifies In West Bengal BJP Over Organisational Revamp

Jan 15, 2022 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Amid growing turbulence, Sukanta Majumdar, the state unit president of the BJP in West Bengal, dissolved all departments and cells on Friday night.

Tripura Municipal Polls: TMC Moves SC, Alleges Large Scale Violence

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Trinamool Congress is seeking a court-monitored probe into the alleged large-scale violence in Tripura Municipal polls where even candidates weren't allowed to poll and media wasn't given unhindered access.

TMC Welcomes Congress Leader Kirti Azad To Its Congregation

"The TMC family is complete. Ashok Tanwar is not alone. I have told him to begin work and he will visit both Kolkata and Goa. He will go to Haryana and travel the state. We have to all work together and even I want to go to Haryana": Mamata Banerjee

TMC Brings Its Fight Against Tripura BJP To National Capital

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The four-hour-long protest in front of the MHA saw both TMC legislators, from both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, raising slogans against the home minister and the prime minister over their silence on the violence in the northeastern state.

West Bengal Set To Get New Finance Minister, Amit Mitra Likely To Bag New Role

Veteran TMC leader Amit Mitra, who has been handling the state exchequer since 2011, will have to step down as he didn’t contest the election this time.

25 October, 2021

After Tripura, BJP Govt In Goa Denies Permission To TMC Event

Outlook Correspondent

The development takes place three days ahead West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s maiden visit to Goa

18 October, 2021

Durga Pujo Over, Khela Shuru: All Eyes On October 30 By-polls In Bengal

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

As TMC goes for the kill, BJP faces tough challenge in retaining two seats vacated by sitting Lok Sabha MPs

03 October, 2021

TMC, Two New Regional Parties To Make Goa Assembly Polls A Multi-Party Affair

Outlook Web Desk

The ruling BJP feels that entry of more parties in the fray will come to its advantage as they will cause division of opposition’s votes.

03 October, 2021

TMC Spent Rs 154 Crore On Campaigning Ahead Of State Elections This Year

Outlook Web Desk

According to its Election Expenditure Statement submitted to the Election Commission, The DMK in Tamil Nadu spent over Rs 114.14 crore in electioneering.

20 September, 2021

BJP To Not Field Candidate For WB RS Bypoll Against TMC's Sushmita Dev

Outlook Web Desk

Sushmita Dev is likely to get elected unopposed. West Bengal BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari tweeted about this decision.

18 September, 2021

West Bengal: Babul Supriyo Who Had Quit BJP And 'Retired' From Politics Joins Mamata's TMC

Outlook Correspondent

With his unexpected move, Babul Supriyo has become the first BJP Lok Sabha MP to switch over to the TMC.


14 September, 2021

‘BJP Scared To Death’: Abhishek Banerjee After Tripura Govt Twice Denies Permission To His Protest Rally

Outlook Correspondent

Over the past couple of months, reports of incidents of political violence on the supporters of the TMC and the CPI(M) in Tripura has frequently made headlines in the media in West Bengal and Tripura.

13 September, 2021

Bhawanipur Bypoll: BJP Candidate Priyanka Tibrewal Files Nomination Against Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Desk

A lawyer and BJP's state youth wing leader, Tibrewal is pitted against Trinamool Congress head and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the Bhawanipur bypoll seat. Banerjee has to get elected by November 5 to retain her chief minister's post.

20 August, 2021

Plan Systematically For 2024, Sonia Gandhi Tells 19 Opposition Party Leaders At Virtual Meet

Outlook Web Desk

Sonia Gandhi Friday held virtual meeting with the leaders of 19 political parties including the chief ministers of some Opposition-ruled states.

13 August, 2021

Mamata Banerjee Attacks Centre Over CAPF Exam Questions, Alleges BJP Politicised Central Forces

Outlook Web Bureau

Mamata Banerjee alleged that the questions were prepared at the "BJP party office" and undermined the impartiality of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

13 August, 2021

Rajya Sabha Clashes: Opposition MPs Dragged Marshals, Choked Necks, Says Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The report has named Opposition MPs for allegedly indulging in unruly behaviour and clashing with the security personnel

08 August, 2021

Akhil Gogoi Says Mamata Banerjee Invited Him To Join TMC

Outlook Web Bureau

An alliance of regional parties led by Mamata Banerjee is in making to unseat BJP from power at Centre in 2024, said Akhil Gogoi.


08 August, 2021

Tripura: Trinamool Leader’s Vehicle Attacked; Youth Leaders Granted Bail

Outlook Correspondent

All 14 arrested AITC youth leaders were granted bail by the Khowai court.

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.

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.

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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