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My Ancestors Weren't Apes: Union Minister Satyapal Singh Again Challenges Darwin's Theory Of Evolution

Jul 01, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The junior minister in the HRD Ministry denounced those who attacked him over his comments and said "it's not scientific temper to condemn the point of view of another person".

Video: Angry Uttarakhand CM Orders Arrest Of Teacher Seeking Transfer For Showing 'Indecency'

Jun 29, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The Chief Minister also ordered her suspension, after she allegedly used abusive language, while seeking her transfer from a remote location where she had been working for 25 years.

Journalism Started During Mahabharata: UP Deputy CM

He said the mythological character, Sanjaya, sitting at Hastinapur, narrated a bird's eye view of the war of Mahabharata, to Dhritarashtra.

No Matter How Influential Unnao Accused Is, He Won't Be Spared, Says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Apr 13, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

"Investigation has been handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). I believe the CBI would have arrested the MLA also."

Rajasthan’s BJP MLA Says Meo Muslims Are 'Criminals' And 'Experts At Love Jihad'

Singhal had also asked Hindu families in his constituency to not allow Muslims to enter their homes as they are "habitually involved in all kinds of crimes".

11 April, 2018

ED Questions Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain In PMLA Case Again

Outlook Web Bureau

He was first questioned in the case last week.

07 April, 2018

'Dalits Ignored In This Country,' Another Dalit BJP MP Writes To PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

In his letter, Singh claimed that he became an MP because of his reservation.

06 April, 2018

Parliament Disruptions Wash Out Budget Session, Least Productive Since 2000

Outlook Web Bureau

The productivity of the LS was 134 per cent, and that of the RS around 96 per cent during the brief Part I of session.

05 April, 2018

Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra Marshalled Out Of Delhi Assembly Again, BJP Leaders Walk Out

Outlook Web Bureau

Mishra went near the Speaker's chair and tore a copy of the House's business list, demanding removal of a scheduled discussion

04 April, 2018

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu Meets Kejriwal Amid Attempts To Garner Support For No-Confidence Vote

Outlook Web Bureau

Last month, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) had pulled out of the NDA after the Centre expressed its inability to grant SCS to Andhra Pradesh.

04 April, 2018

Ahead Of Assembly Elections, Madhya Pradesh Accords MoS Status To 5 Religious Leaders Including Bhayyu Maharaj

Outlook Web Bureau

On March 31, these five religious leaders were appointed to a committee set up for the conservation of the Narmada river.


03 April, 2018

Rumours 'False And Baseless', Govt Not Diluting The SC/ST Act, Rajnath Singh Infoms Lok Sabha

Outlook Web Bureau

"After coming to power and examining the SC/ST prevention Atrocities Act, we have taken a decision to strengthen it," he said.

02 April, 2018

‘Ye Biscuit Baantne Wala Kaam Nahi Hai’: V.K. Singh On Compensation For Kin Of Indians Killed In Iraq

Outlook Web Bureau

Fazed by repeated media queries pertaining to the ex-gratia, Singh hinted that no announcement will be made today.

30 March, 2018

Navjot Singh Sidhu's Bank Accounts Seized Over Non-Payment Of Taxes

Outlook Web Bureau

The IT department noted that Sidhu had failed to provide documentary evidence, such as bills or invoices in support of his claim

23 March, 2018

Minister Eknath Khadse Smells A Rat In Mantralaya's Pest Control Scheme, Demands Enquiry

Outlook Web Bureau

How could the company which was given the contract to kill 3,19,400 rats in Mantralaya accomplish the task in a mere seven days

22 March, 2018

New Madhya Pradesh Assembly Rule Bars Legislators To Ask Question That Threatens 'Country’s Unity'

Outlook Web Bureau

The new rule also gives precedence to the cabinet's confidence motion over any no-confidence motion in the House.

21 March, 2018

Gorakhpur, Phulpur Just A Trailer, NDA A 'Sinking Ship', Says Former JDU Leader Sharad Yadav

Outlook Web Bureau

"In the days to come, its allies will part ways from the alliance. NDA agenda has assumed divisive proportions"


19 March, 2018

Apology Accepted: Court Acquits Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Co-Accused Sisodia In 2 Defamation Cases By Gadkari, Sibal

Outlook Web Bureau

The relief came from the court after the apologies were accepted by the complainants in both the cases.

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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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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