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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Concerned Over ‘Severe Demographic Imbalances’ In India

Oct 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has called for reformulation Of National Population Policy, keeping in view the country’s ‘limited resources’.

Nitish Urges PM Modi For Caste Census In Bihar, Tejashwi Wants Count Across India

Aug 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

A caste-based census will help in formulating various development plans effectively, Nitish Kumar said.

As Politics Over OBCs Hots Up In Odisha, BJD Seeks Law To End 50% Cap On Reservation

Odisha is among the few states which are yet to accord 27% reservation to OBCs because of the 50% cap imposed by the apex court in the Indra Sawhney case.

‘Rajnath Singh Promised Caste Census In 2018, Why Backtrack Now?' NDA Allies Up The Ante

Aug 12, 2021 Preetha Nair

The central government’s negative response to a caste-based census has angered its important constituents

BJP Eyes Socio-Economic Caste Census As A Long Term Project

Sources tell Outlook that a Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) is under 'active consideration' and this would not be a part of the decennial census but undertaken later as a longer-term project.

09 August, 2021

Demand For Caste Census Is Not A Political Issue, But Social: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Outlook Web Bureau

'I have learnt that my letter had reached the Prime Minister’s Office on August 4. I am looking forward to a response', said Nitish Kumar.

30 June, 2021

Intense Heatwave Scorches Northwest US

Associated Press (AP)

The heatwave has forced schools and businesses to close in the area

21 February, 2021

Ramdas Athawale Calls For Caste-Based Census, Reservation For Marathas

Outlook Web Bureau

Ramdas Athawale also demanded that Marathas be given reservations without disturbing the quota for other castes and communities.

24 January, 2021

US Citizenship Data Is Latest Rollback Of Donald Trump Census Efforts

Associated Press (AP)

After recent order by Biden, the Census Bureau said none of the data from the 2020 census would include information on citizenship or immigration status, at any geographic level.

23 September, 2019

Amit Shah Proposes Idea Of Multipurpose ID Card, Says Next Census To Be Done Digitally

Outlook Web Bureau

Home Minister Amit Shah said the 2021 census would be the most costly exercise done so far, with a total of Rs 12,000 crore was being spent this time.

23 January, 2019

Sushil Kumar Modi Says Centre Will Conduct Caste-Wise Census In 2021

Outlook Web Bureau

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, during his weekly Lok Samvad programme on January 21, had also favoured caste-wise census in 2021.


07 August, 2017

'Skeleton' Mother In Mumbai Flat Welcomes US-Return Techie Son

Outlook Web Bureau

Rituraj visits India to meet his mother either once a year or every six months. He last spoke to her in April last year.

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 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.

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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