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Farmers’ Unions Meet Tomorrow; To Decide On Future Stir Course

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Samyukt Kisan Morcha(SKM’s) core member said: ‘Our call of tractor march to Parliament still stands. A final decision on the future course of the agitation and MSP issue will be taken in a meeting of the SKM at Singhu Border on Sunday’.

'Mahabharat' Fame Satish Kaul Dies At 74

Apr 10, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Satish Kaul died at a hospital where he was admitted after testing positive for Covid-19

Ex-Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat Compares Himself With Mahabharata's Abhimanyu

Trivendra Singh Rawat had resigned as the Uttarakhand CM after a BJP team submitted a report to the central leadership highlighting state party leaders’ dissatisfaction with Rawat.

Mahabharat Fame Ganjendra Chauhan To Play PM Modi In New Biopic 'Ek Aur Naren'

Mar 04, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Film director Milan Bhowmik on Thursday said the film encapsulates the lives of two personalities-- Vivekananda and Narendra Modi.

Ramayan, Mahabharat Helped To Bolster Television Audience, Advertising Revenues: BARC

Overall, the council reported a 40 per cent growth in TV viewing over the pre-coronavirus period, with 1.24 trillion minutes of TV content being consumed for the April 11-17 period.

20 November, 2019

Amid Growing Maharashtra Mystery, Sharad Pawar Meets PM Modi To Discuss Farmers' Distress

Outlook Web Bureau

Pawar refused to comment when asked about the government formation in Maharashtra.

06 November, 2019

Amid Standoff With Shiv Sena, CM Devendra Fadnavis Meets RSS Chief In Nagpur To Break Maharashtra Deadlock

Outlook Web Bureau

Sena MP Sanjay Raut, however, said his party was firm on a written assurance from the BJP over power-sharing, including rotating CM's post for 2.5 years.

03 February, 2019

Posters Show PM Modi As Mahishasura Ahead Of Rahul Gandhi's Rally In Patna, Cong Distance Itself

Outlook Web Bureau

The posters, which have been allegedly put up by Congress supporters, have drawn the ire of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

05 January, 2019

Andhra University VC Claims Kauravas Were Test Tube Babies

Outlook Web Bureau

He claimed the 'Dashavtar', ten avatars of Lord Vishnu, predate the Theory of Evolution given by English naturalist Charles Darwin.

16 October, 2018

UP Cabinet Okays Proposal To Rename Allahabad As Prayagraj

Outlook Web Bureau

On a trip to Allahabad on Saturday last, the chief minister had said there was a proposal to rename the city ahead of the 2019 Kumbh Mela.

03 June, 2018

UP Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma's Journalism Remark Inspired By RSS Belief?

Outlook Web Bureau

He had on Wednesday said journalism started in the Mahabharata era and equated Narada with the present-day Google.


12 May, 2018

Lord Rama Applied Technology To Build 'Setu' To Reach Lanka, Many Advanced Weapons Were Used: Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore

Outlook Web Bureau

His remarks came nearly a month after Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb claimed Internet and sophisticated satellite communication systems existed during the Mahabharata days.

19 March, 2018

Nirmala Sitharaman Hits Back At Rahul Gandhi, Says Congress Questioned Existence Of Lord Ram, Now Identifying Itself With 'Pandavas'

Outlook Web Bureau

Recalling the two warring sides of the epic Mahabharat, Gandhi said the BJP, like the Kauravas, fought for power, while his party, on the lines of the Pandavas, battled for truth.

18 March, 2018

At Congress Plenary Session, Rahul Gandhi Recalls Mahabharat, Says BJP Is Like 'Kauravas', Congress Is Like 'Pandavas'

Outlook Web Bureau

Taking the ruling BJP on, Gandhi said the party sought to divert people's attention from issues such as unemployment and farm distress with "fancy events".

10 February, 2018

In Controversial Poster, Congress Leader Depicts Renuka Chowdhury As Draupadi, PM Modi And Amit Shah As Kauravas

Outlook Web Bureau

The poster was put up by Haseeb Ahmad. The poster also depicts Rijiju as a Kaurava, senior BJP leader LK Advani been portrayed as the blind king Dhritrashtra.

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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