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Is India Losing Its Sense Of Humour?

Jan 13, 2022 Samarth Goyal

With several comedy shows of stand-up comedians getting cancelled, is comedy in India, in any danger? Is the nation at risk from losing its sense of humour? We find out!

Covid-19| No Need For Precautionary Dose Registration: Govt

Jan 08, 2022 PTI

Covid-19: From January 10, India will start administering the precautionary dose of the vaccine to healthcare workers, frontline workers and those above 60 years of age with comorbidities.


Covid-19 Update| India Registers Single Day Spike Of 1,41,986 Cases; Omicron Infections At 3,071

Covid-19: Maharashtra recorded the maximum number of 876 Omicron variant cases, followed by Delhi at 513, Karnataka 333, Rajasthan 291, Kerala 284 and Gujarat 204.

PM Modi's 'Security Lapse' In Punjab Isn't The First, Here Are Other Breaches In The Past

Jan 08, 2022 Mayank Jain Parichha

PM Narendra Modi's security breach in Punjab has ensued a big tug of war between the State and the Union government. However, this is not the first such incident, such lapses have happened before as well.


India Welcomes P5 Vow To Prevent Nuclear War

India has welcomed the vow of UN Security Council's five permanent members (the P5) to prevent the spread of nuclear disarmament.

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06 January, 2022

Newsflash| Covid-19: Maharashtra Registers New 36,265 Cases; 79 Omicron Infections

Outlook Web Desk

Covid-19: Maharashtra’s total active cases, as per officials have reached at 1.14 lakh on Thursday.


06 January, 2022

India Dismisses China ‘Antics’ Of Renaming 15 Locations In Arunachal Pradesh

Outlook Web Desk

India said China should instead focus on resolving friction points in eastern Ladakh. India also took note of letter written by Chinese embassy to the country’s MPs.


06 January, 2022

'Bulli Bai Has Made Us Numb': Kashmiri Women Journalists On Their 'Online Auction'

Naseer Ganai

The 'Bulli Bai' incident has left Muslim women across the country stunned. Outlook spoke to several journalists in Kashmir who were victims of the app on what they felt after being up on 'sale' for a fake online auction.


05 January, 2022

Covid-19 Surge In Cities; Omicron Is Predominant Variant: Govt

PTI

Omicron Covid-19: The government said there is no need to panic and one must be alert, disciplined and prepared, adding that the country will face this phase of the pandemic as well.


05 January, 2022

Omicron Covid-19 Is ‘Mild, Doesn’t Cause Death’, South Africa Data Shows

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Omicron Covid-19: A comparative analysis of the infection and the mortality of all four waves confirms that the Omicron did infect a large number of people in the shortest span of time. However, it hasn’t caused death at all.


04 January, 2022

Ladakh: Images Of Army Holding Tricolour At Galwan On New Year Released

PTI

Ladakh: The images of Army holding Tricolour at Galwan valley as part of New Year celebrations were also posted by Union Minister Kiren Rijiju. The images were released three days after China's state media played up a purported video of PLA soldiers near the Galwan valley.


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02 January, 2022

Kashmir: Army Says Pakistan Breached Cease-Fire Along LoC

Naseer Ganai

Kashmir: The Army said the incident site is located on the Pakistani side of the anti infiltration obstacle system, kept under surveillance by it.


30 December, 2021

2022: A New Year Under The Shadow Of The Pandemic

Seema Guha

The last two years have shown that the pandemic is a great leveller. It struck every country with equal ferocity. What awaits the world in 2022? Uncertainty continues to loom large,


29 December, 2021

Congress Leader P Chidambaram Targets Govt Over FCRA Registration Refusal

PTI

Congress leader P Chidambaram said ‘in the case of MoC, it reveals bias and prejudice against Christian charity work. After Muslims, Christians are the new target of the Hindutva brigade’.


29 December, 2021

Covid-19: Corbevax, Covovax Approval Brings Spotlight On India-US Collaboration

PTI

Covid-19: The India has approved the use of Corbevax and Covovax against the virus, while the anti-viral drug Molnupiravir has been given approval to be used in emergency situations.


28 December, 2021

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

Tanvir Aeijaz

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.


28 December, 2021

Efforts On To Erase ‘Ganga Jamuni’ Culture Of India: Congress President Sonia Gandhi

PTI

Congress president Sonia Gandhi said: ‘divisive ideologies anchored in hate and prejudice and which had no role whatsoever to play in our freedom movement are now causing havoc on the secular fabric of our society’.


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26 December, 2021

Indigenous BrahMos Manufacture Will Be Deterrent For Countries To ‘Cast Evil Eye’ On India: Rajnath Singh

PTI

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said ‘We want to manufacture BrahMos on Indian soil so that no country has the audacity to cast an evil eye on India’.


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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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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.

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