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Mira Nair Gets Notice From Shia Personal Law Board Over 'A Suitable Boy'

Nov 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The All India Shia Personal Law Board has sent a legal notice to filmmaker Mira Nair, Netflix and many others for the portrayal of ‘tazia’ in ‘A Suitable Boy’.

Allegations of Racism Levelled Against Michael Vaughan

Nov 06, 2021 PTI

The alleged incident occurred when Yorkshire were taking the field during a match against Nottinghamshire in 2009.

Aditya Roy Kapur And Anil Kapoor To Reunite For Desi Adaptation Of ‘The Night Manager’

‘Malang’ actors Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor will once again be seen together in the Indian sceen adaptation of ‘The Night Manager’.

Amid Backlash Over ‘Deceitful’ Princess Diana Interview, Ex-BBC Head Quits Britain's National Gallery

May 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Tony Hall, who was the director of BBC news in 1995, was heavily criticized in a report this week for a botched inquiry into how journalist Martin Bashir obtained an interview with Princess Dianna two years before her death

Formula One Commentator Murray Walker Dies At 97

Walker's broadcasting career spanned more than 50 years, working for the BBC and ITV before he retired from commentating in 2001.

03 March, 2021

BBC Show Faces Social Media Storm Over Offensive Comments Against PM Modi's Mother

Outlook Web Bureau

Many Twitter users slammed the radio show for permitting the airing of the offensive comments.

12 February, 2021

China Bans BBC News Broadcasts In Apparent Retaliatory Move

Associated Press (AP)

The Chinese government has criticised recent BBC reports on the COVID-19 pandemic in China and on allegations of forced labor and sexual abuse in the Xinjiang region

21 December, 2020

7-time F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton Wins BBC's Top Sports Prize


Lewis Hamilton overcame Jordan Henderson and Hollie Doyle to win the British broadcaster's prestigious prize in a public vote on Sunday

11 August, 2019

Facing Flak Over Kashmir Reportage, BBC Says It Stands By Its Journalism

Outlook Web Bureau

A BBC News Press Team says in a tweet that the media organisation stands by its journalism and strongly refutes any claims that they have misrepresented events in Kashmir

09 May, 2019

BBC Fires Presenter Danny Baker Over His ‘Racist’ Tweet On Royal Baby

Outlook Web Bureau

The now-deleted tweet, which has been circulated on social media, showed a black and white photo of a couple holding hands with a chimpanzee dressed in clothes with the caption, ‘Royal Baby leaves hospital’.

24 November, 2018

Meet Viji P, Who Fought For Saleswomen’s Right To Sit

Harsha Raj Gatty

Viji has now been selected by the BBC as one among the 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world.


12 November, 2018

'Rising Tide Of Nationalism' Behind Spread Of Fake News In India: BBC Research

Outlook Web Bureau

A BBC research found that In India facts were less important to some than the emotional desire to bolster national identity.

24 September, 2018

BBC Plans To Provide Daily Report On Fake News During 2019 Lok Sabha Election

Outlook Web Bureau

BBC News is making even greater efforts to explain what type of information you are reading or watching

31 January, 2018

Amid Pay Gap Allegations, BBC Proposes Salary Cap For Reporters, Anchors

Outlook Web Bureau

The revelations laid bare smoldering disputes about gender bias in decision making and career advancement as well as pay itself.

27 January, 2018

Amid Pay Gap Allegations, Six Top Male BBC Employees Agree To Take Pay Cut

Outlook Web Bureau

The BBC's China editor, Carrie Gracie, quit this month to protest what she called a failure to address the pay gap

08 October, 2017

BJP’s IT Cell Head Can’t Stomach BBC’s Cartoon Targeting Unemployment And Its Social Media Team

Outlook Web Bureau

Upset with BBC's cartoon on Modi, BJP's IT Cell In-charge asks if channel has outsourced job to Congress.

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