Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022


Not Kamal In English, Kamaal In Hindustani

Jan 15, 2022 Madhusudan Srinivas

NDTV’s veteran Lucknow reporter Kamal Khan died of a heart attack on Friday. Madhusudan Srinivas dwells on the interpersonal, newsroom impact of the journalist who 'lives on through his work, and through the people he impacted'.

Celebrating Prof Parks: A Student's Tribute To Pulitzer-Winning Journalist Michael Parks

Jan 13, 2022 Priyadarshini Sen

Professor and Pulitzer-winning LA Times editor Michael Parks was known for actually caring for stories, and encouraging students to leap into the unknown. The prolific journalist passed on January 8.

Andrew Jennings, Groundbreaking Investigative Sports Journalist, Dies At 78

Andrew Jennings' books, including 'The Lords of The Rings' published in 1992 and 'Foul!' in 2005, proved to be essential texts to better understand the politics and conduct around the International Olympic Committee and FIFA.

Haiti: Two Journalists Killed By Gang Near Capital

Jan 08, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Haiti: The country’s PM Ariel Henry has vowed to crack down on gangs that authorities blame for a spike in kidnappings and for blockages at gas distribution terminals that caused a severe fuel shortage in recent months.

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

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.

22 December, 2021

Govt Doesn't Agree With India's Rank In World Press Freedom Index: I&B Minister

Outlook Web Desk

The minister asserted that the government is committed to ensure the right to freedom of speech and expression enshrined under Article 19 of the Constitution of India.

16 December, 2021

RSF Press Freedom Report: 'Times Tough For Journalists'; China, Belarus, Myanmar 'Worst Culprits'

Deutsche Welle

RSF (Reporters Without Borders) in its annual press freedom report has sounded the alarm, stating China, Belarus and Myanmar are among the 'worst culprits' when it comes to jailing journalists in 2021.

10 December, 2021

State Force Should Never Be Used To Browbeat Political Opinion, Journalists: SC

Outlook Web Desk

The bench said that no doubt by the very nature of the job required to be performed by the political class, at times their exchanges may get heated. “But it should not explode. We are sure difference in perceptions can be expressed in better language,” it said in its order uploaded today.

04 December, 2021

Veteran Journalist Vinod Dua Passes Away At 67; Celebs Pay A Heartfelt Tribute

Outlook Web Bureau

Senior journalist Vinod Dua died at the age of 67 after a prolonged illness caused by a Covid infection. Celebrities took to Twitter to pay a heartfelt tribute to the journalist.

04 December, 2021

Vinod Dua: A Journalist Par Excellence Of Our Times

Outlook Web Desk

Vinod Dua, known as a pioneer in Hindi broadcast journalism, had stints with Doordarshan and NDTV. His shows, Yuv Jan, Janvani, Aap Ke Liye, Zaika India Ka etc were big hits.

29 November, 2021

Journalist Vinod Dua’s Condition 'Beyond Critical', Says Daughter Mallika

Outlook Web Desk

Veteran journalist Vinod Dua, a pioneer in broadcast Hindi journalism, was hospitalised with Covid earlier this year.


25 November, 2021

Alleged PFI Activist Atiq Ur Rehman Sent To AIIMS From Mathura jail For Bypass Surgery

Outlook Web Desk

The government apparently sanctioned the money a day before the hearing of Rehman’s plea on Thursday by the high court and he was sent to AIIMS on Wednesday, Anand said.

21 November, 2021

Suicide Bomber Kills Well-Known Somali Journalist Abdiaziz Mohamud Guled

Deutsche Welle

Hardline Islamic militant group al-Shabab have claimed responsibility for the blast.

20 November, 2021

Yemen: Journalists Fear For Their Lives

Deutsche Welle

Journalists are under fire from all factions in the Yemen conflict. Rasha Abdullah al-Hazari, nine months pregnant, recently died in a bomb attack, her husband barely survived. Without legal protection, many simply flee.

18 November, 2021

Writer Irena Brezna Receives German PEN Award

Deutsche Welle

Brezna combines literary and journalistic elements in her reports and novels. The writer's association recognizes her commitment to giving a voice to dissidents.

17 November, 2021

Tripura Violence: SC Grants Protection From Arrest To Journalist, Others Booked Under UAPA

Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Tripura government on a plea against its decision to invoke the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against two lawyers, and a journalist.

12 November, 2021

Detained US Journalist Danny Fenster Gets 11 Years In Prison In Myanmar

Associated Press (AP)

US journalist Danny Fenster has been sentenced to 11 years imprisonment by a Myanmar court for allegedly spreading inflammatory information.


01 November, 2021

Mexican Journalist Dies Of Injuries Days After Being Shot

Deutsche Welle

Mexican magazine founder Alfredo Cardoso had been kidnapped and shot several times before he was found and hospitalized. He is the ninth journalist killed in Mexico this year, and the second killed this week.

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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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

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They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

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It’s Just Numbers, Love

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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