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Coffee Table Book Looks Back At Anti-CAA Protests And Delhi Violence

Jan 15, 2022 Asad Ashraf

Photojournalist and former Jamia student Md Meharban and Aasif Mujtaba a former research scholar at IIT Delhi and founder of Miles2smiles foundation have come out with a coffee table book, titled 'Hum Dekhenge, Protest and 'Pogrom'.

10 Books On Gay Love You Must Read

Jan 07, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Gay love and its various shades - here's a list of 10 books one can pick from.


Nikhil Dwivedi Bags Rights To Produce Biopic On Rajesh Khanna

Word is that, Farah Khan will direct the film based on Gautam Chintamani’s bestseller, Dark Star: The Loneliness Of Being Rajesh Khanna.

Compliments, Concessions And Contradictions: HD Deve Gowda Remembers AB Vajpayee

Dec 18, 2021 Manash Ghosh

HD Deve Gowda remembered AB Vajpapayee, with whom he differed on many issues, with fondness and recalls a time when Vajpayee offered support to Gowda when the latter was heading a coalition government at the centre.


‘I’m More Interested In Broken Narratives’, Says Author Sonal Kohli

Sonal Kohli’s ‘The House Next To The Factory’ is a masterclass in writing. In under 200 pages she charts the course of three decades of the Indian middle class. Her effortless, delightful prose is a treat to relish.

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12 December, 2021

The Great Longing For Home, An Excerpt From ‘A Bit Of Everything’

Outlook Web Desk

Sandeep Raina writes a thriller about putting together a home, losing it, becoming a refugee and encountering one’s worst nightmare.


01 December, 2021

Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize Awarded To Dinyar Patel For ‘Naoroji: Pioneer Of Indian Nationalism’

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism’ was selected for the NIF Book Prize from a brilliant shortlist of six books that showcased some of the finest non-fiction writing.


01 December, 2021

Dadabhai Naoroji's Biography By Dinyar Patel Wins Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2021

Outlook Web Desk

NIF Book Prize 2021: The book, 'Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism' was selected from the six shortlisted books.


29 November, 2021

How To Cook Like An Economist! Interview With Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Lachmi Deb Roy

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee in conversation with Outlook about his book ‘Cooking to Save Your Life’.


27 November, 2021

"Can't Do Anything If People Are Sensitive" Delhi High Court On Salman Khurshid's New Book

Outlook Web Desk

While refusing to interfere with the sale and publication of the book, the high court posed what can the court do if people were "feeling so sensitive". Ask people "not to buy or read the book" instead, the High Court commented.


23 November, 2021

Manish Tewari's Book Proves UPA Had Put National Security At Stake, Says BJP

Outlook Web Desk

In his book announced by him on Tuesday on Twitter and to be officially released on December 2, Tewari has raised questions about the Manmohan Singh government's policy on national security.


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16 November, 2021

The Ultimate List Of Top 10 Business Books, Bill Gates Will Love

Sharmila Bhowmick

There are business books galore. A deep dive into the lists of top business books helped us create this 'ultimate list' which has most of the worldwide favoúrites. Take a look.


13 November, 2021

Malayalam Writer M Mukundan’s 'Delhi: A soliloquy' Wins 2021 JCB Prize

Trisha Mukherjee

The book is a narrative of epic proportions that casts an unflinching gaze at the country’s capital as it changes into the megalopolis that it is today.


13 November, 2021

Lockdown Tiger By Anjana Basu | A Book Review

Vijayluxmi Bose

The ‘Lockdown Tiger’ is a complete tale of a tiger in distress and three comrades who rally.


24 October, 2021

Book Review | 'The Midway Battle: Modi's Rollercoaster Second Term' By Gautam Chintamani

Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

'The Midway Battle: Modi's Roller-Coaster Second Term', by Gautam Chintamani, a new book released by Bloomsbury India, sheds light on some of the historic moments.


12 September, 2021

Kritidhara (Kittu) Pant, The Travel Writer Who Hasn’t Traveled In The Last 10 Years

Outlook Web Desk

'A House Full of Men’ by Parinda Joshi is a novel about false starts and failed attempts, messy love, refreshing familial bonds, and the importance of being understood…told with bucketfuls of humor.


11 September, 2021

KLF Announces Titles For Book Awards 2020-21; From Amitav Ghosh To S Jaishankar, Check Out The Full List Here

Outlook Web Desk

The titles selected for the awards include acclaimed writers Amitav Ghosh’s ‘Jungle Nama’ to Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar's ‘The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World’.


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31 August, 2021

‘In The Real World, Risk And Return Are Not Positively Correlated’

Asha Menon

Marcellus Investment Managers’ Saurabh Mukherjea on his latest bestseller Diamonds in the Dust and the myth of risk taking


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.

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