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Left Was Right On N-deal: Brinda Karat On Book Row

Aug 08, 2021 Preetha Nair

Former Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale’s book ‘The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India”, has kicked up a row recently. Brinda Karat, Politburo member and senior leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) spoke to Outlook about the book, the nuclear deal and more.

When Mamta Banerjee Weds Socialism In Stalin’s Tamil Nadu

Jun 11, 2021 G.C. Shekhar

Ideology brings together two families

Kerala Polls: Congress A 'Shameless' Party, LDF-UDF 'Twins' Of Misgovernance, Says PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi also lashed out at Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan over the alleged lathicharge that was carried out against Ayyappa devotees during the Sabarimala protest in 2018

Kerala Assembly Polls: HC Allows Left Govt To Distribute Rice To Non-Priority Ration Cardholders

Mar 29, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier, the Election Commission passed an order to halt the proposed distribution of rice to the 'blue' and 'white' cardholders, in view of the election model code of conduct

West Bengal Elections 2021: Left-Cong-ISF Alliance Announces Seats; Check List

Assembly elections in West Bengal will be held in eight phases between March 27 and April 29

28 February, 2021

Left-Congress-ISF’s ‘Joint Front’ Kicks Off 2021 Assembly Poll Campaign In Kolkata

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The Left parties, the Congress and the Indian Secular Front will jointly contest the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections, under the ‘Sanyukta Morcha’ (joint front) banner.

12 February, 2021

Left Calls For 12-Hour Bandh In Bengal, Normal Life Impacted

Outlook Web Bureau

Bengal Bandh: Massive police presence was witnessed on the roads during the day to ensure that public transport functioned normally.

24 January, 2021

BJP-TMC Busy In 'Ego Battle', Congress-Left Will Uphold Bengal's Identity: Jitin Prasada

Outlook Web Bureau

Prasada alleged that the BJP and the TMC are interested in taking the focus away from real issues because they 'want to hide the failures of their governments'.

13 January, 2020

Mamata Banerjee’s Decision To Skip Oppn Meet On CAA Raises Many Questions, Erodes Her Credibility

Rajat Roy

The Opposition meeting has been called by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to discuss the situation arising out of violence on various university campuses and protests in the country over the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019.

09 January, 2020

Mamata Banerjee Says Will Boycott Opposition Meeting Convened By Sonia Gandhi


"I have decided to boycott the meeting convened by Sonia Gandhi on January 13 in New Delhi as I don't support the violence that the Left and Congress unleashed in West Bengal yesterday," she said.

31 December, 2019

Kerala Assembly Passes Resolution Demanding Withdrawal Of Citizenship Act

Outlook Web Bureau

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan also assured the Assembly that there won't be any detention centre in the southern state.


18 October, 2019

Piyush Goyal Calls Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee Left-Leaning


Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee recently said the Indian economy is on shaky ground, adding data currently available does not hold any assurance for the country's economic revival anytime soon.

22 July, 2019

Left Needs To Reclaim Traditional Bases In Kerala, West Bengal: CPI

Outlook Web Bureau

The Left has now its lowest-ever representation in the Lok Sabha after Independence as the CPI(M) have won only three and the CPI is left with just two seats in the 2019 general election.

23 April, 2019

Hammer And Sickle: How Communists Lost Relevance In Bengal

Probir Pramanik

The Left’s failure to adapt to new socio-political dynamics, an utter lack of any introspection, misplaced priorities and inability to either retain old base or capture a new one has contributed to the Left being relegated to the periphery of Bengal politics.

29 July, 2018

No Lynching In Tripura In 25 Years Of Left Govt: Former CM Manik Sarkar

Outlook Web Bureau

Incidents of child lifting, lynching and cow vigilantism are part of the BJP's "sinister design" to divert people's attention from the failures of its government at the Centre, Sarkar alleged.

12 July, 2018

Left Parties To Organise Protest March Against Tripura, Bengal Govts

Outlook Web Bureau

The march will be led by senior Left leaders, including Sitaram Yechury, D Raja, Manik Sarkar and others, in the national capital, the parties said in a statement on Thursday.

10 April, 2018

Kerala To Have Exclusive Commission For Senior Citizens' Complaints

Outlook Web Bureau

Kerala has around 42 lakh senior citizens.


07 March, 2018

Left Workers Too Vandalise Rivals’ Statues, But BJP Followers Got The Wrong Picture Trending

Outlook Web Bureau

A fact-check by Outlook on the latest 'fake-news'.

Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

PTI Photo

Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

PTI Photo

Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

PTI Photo

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta