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Overhearing Chat About CAA Protest, Uber Driver Takes Passenger To Police

Feb 07, 2020 PTI

The driver stopped the cab and told Sarkar he wanted to withdraw money from ATM. When he returned, he had two policemen with him.

Better To Seek Answers Than Spreading One's Own Impression: Sitharaman On Shah-Bajaj Exchange

Dec 02, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Rahul Bajaj raised questions ranging from the condition of the economy to the government's ability to accept criticism.


'Unpleasant Trends' Of Growing Intolerance, Disharmony Can Damage Our Polity: Manmohan Singh

Remembering former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary, Manmohan Singh said these trends are repugnant to promotion of peace, national integration and communal harmony, which are cherished objectives enshrined in our Constitution.  

Actor, Who Signed Letter To PM, Claims Death Threat For Raising Voice Against Lynchings

Jul 25, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

'Yesterday I received a call from an unknown number, where I was threatened of dire consequences if I don't stop raising my voice against lynchings', Actor Kaushik Sen said.


'No One Should Communalise Criminal Incidents': Naqvi Slams Letter To PM Modi Over Lynchings

Union Minority Affairs Minister Naqvi said, 'No one should communalise criminal incidents. Dalits and minorities are safe in this country.'

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13 July, 2019

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can Seriously Damage Economic Growth: Adi Godrej

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Adi Godrej was quick to add that all is not well in the country and pointed out a slew of concerns on the social front, warning of their impact on growth as well.


12 July, 2019

Billboards With Noble Laureate Amartya Sen's Remarks Over 'Jai Shri Ram' Appear On Kolkata Streets

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'I have never heard the 'Jai Shri Ram' slogan before. It is being used to thrash sections of people. I feel this slogan is alien to Bengal's culture,' reads the billboard, quoting Sen's comments.


08 July, 2019

Stick To Your Subject: Meghalaya Governor To Amartya Sen Over 'Jai Shri Ram' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

The Nobel laureate had on Friday said that 'Jai Shri Ram' slogan is nowadays used 'to beat up people' across the country and has no association with Bengali culture.


11 April, 2019

There Is Growing Intolerance In Society: Supreme Court

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The observation was made in a judgement in which the apex court imposed Rs 20 lakh fine on the Mamata Banerjee government over not allowing the screening of satirical film "Bhobishyoter Bhoot" in West Bengal.


24 March, 2018

Nobody Should Be Shouted Down At Varsities By Saying 'You Are Anti-National', Says Raghuram Rajan

Outlook Web Bureau

"We need to learn to respect universities as places where ideas are debated"


05 March, 2018

Christians, Sikhs Being Persecuted In India, Believe British MPs; To Take It Up With Modi During Commonwealth Meet

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The Ministry of External Affairs has, however, refused to comment on the issue


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21 February, 2018

Supreme Court Stays Criminal Proceedings Against Priya Prakash Varrier, Oru Adaar Love Makers

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On Monday, the actress had filed a plea in the apex court over the case registered against her film Oru Adaar Love in Telangana for allegedly hurting sentiments


04 February, 2018

Problem Of Intolerance In India, Difference Of Opinion Is Seen As Dissent, Says Swara Bhaskar

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Swara had recently criticised Padmaavat director Sanjay Leela Bhansali for "glorifying" the now-banned archaic jauhar practise


22 January, 2018

Protesting Against Padmaavat Release, Man Climbs Mobile Tower, Demands Nation-Wide Ban

Outlook Web Bureau

The movie will be released on January 25 in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil.


20 January, 2018

CBFC Chief Faces Karni Sena's Ire For Clearing Padmaavat, Rajput Outfit To Protest His Lecture At JLF

Outlook Web Bureau

"He has put the pride of Rajasthan at stake. How can he deliver a lecture here after humiliating us?"


18 January, 2018

Fearing Vigilante Attack, Muslim Corporator Hands Over Pet Cow To Police In Meerut

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Ghaffar called the decision a personal one and said it had nothing to do with his party.


08 January, 2018

Angry Mob Thrashes Two Men For Allegedly Stealing Cows in UP's Mughalsarai

Outlook Web Bureau

The SP said that action will also be taken against the people for thrashing the duo.


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05 January, 2018

Enraged Students Decide To Host Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid's Speech Online In Protest

Outlook Web Bureau

The event was declined permission on Thursday by the Police without assigning any reason.


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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.

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A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

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Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

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