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Faded Red: Story Of The Young American Soldier

Dec 04, 2021 Uttaran Das Gupta

In the fifth and final installment of the Outlook Special series, author Uttaran Das Gupta makes us spend some time with the American soldier we met last week, who defected to the Eastern Bloc during the early years of the cold war.

Faded Red: The Berlin Of The Past

Nov 28, 2021 Uttaran Das Gupta

One place in Berlin has preserves objects provoking memories of the erstwhile GDR is the interactive DDR Museum in the centre of the city.

Shimla's Coolies Are Vanishing Into Oblivion

It was the British who brought thousands of coolies to Shimla when they turned the place into the summer capital of India.

The Changing, Unchanging Contours Of Some Key Indian Policies

Oct 08, 2021 Lola Nayar

Food, safe options for family planning and the right to quality education are some of the development goals of every nation. Experts closely involved in these areas, including in policymaking, share glimpses of the journey so far.

Recalling A Trip Down The Lanes Of Ram Janmabhoomi

Tucked away from the outside world and heavily guarded, the Ram Janmabhoomi site has its own little stories; its own little anecdotes.

06 October, 2021

Mahalaya: An Amalgamation Of Hope and Nostalgia

Lachmi Deb Roy

For many, Mahalaya marks the homecoming of Maa Durga where she begins her journey from Mount Kailash to reach her maternal home that is Earth.

06 October, 2021

When I Met Vajpayee During His Last Public Appearance

Vikas Pathak

Former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee, it was said, met journalists at his residence on his birthday each year.

06 October, 2021

How India Post Is Fighting Back Not To Become Redundant

Jyotika Sood

This month India Post completes 167 years of its existence. With the advent of technology, it could have long been gone. Instead, the department kept reinventing itself managing to bounce back with new products.

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.

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.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

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.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man


It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love


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