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.
Ideology brings together two families
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
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
Assembly elections in West Bengal will be held in eight phases between March 27 and April 29
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.
Bengal Bandh: Massive police presence was witnessed on the roads during the day to ensure that public transport functioned normally.
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'.
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.
"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.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan also assured the Assembly that there won't be any detention centre in the southern state.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kerala has around 42 lakh senior citizens.
A fact-check by Outlook on the latest 'fake-news'.
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
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
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
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.
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.