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Lockdown Was Imposed Sans Consideration Earlier, Good It Wasn't Announced This Time: NCP Targets PM

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

'I think the BJP will lose more leaders in the coming days. These are clear indications of change in Uttar Pradesh and the BJP is losing the battle,' the NCP leader said.

World Economic Forum To Host Davos Agenda Summit Online Next Week

Jan 14, 2022 Press Trust of India

The WEF said 'Davos Agenda 2022' will be the first global platform for key world leaders to share their visions for 2022 and it is being convened on the theme of 'The State of the World'.

Modi Has Redefined Governance By Giving Say To Common Man: Shah

Giving an example of good governance, he said there has not been a single corruption charge against the Modi government in the last seven years as it is a clean and transparent administration.

Cong, SP, BSP Never Showed Respect To Maharaja Suheldev: Adityanath

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Attacking the Samajwadi Party (SP), Adityanath asked the gathering if it had ever shown respect to Maharaja Suheldev.

Rijiju Visits Ludhiana Court Blast Site, Says Centre And State Working Together For In-Depth Probe

Talking to reporters, Rijiju said he had spoken to Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and it was decided that the central and state agencies will jointly probe the matter in depth and strong action will be taken against those behind the dastardly act.

21 December, 2021

Deputy Commissioners Can 'Drive' Districts To Prosperity Or Doomsday: Khandu

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The chief minister also raised two important schemes launched by the Central government – ‘Svamitva’ and ‘Svanidhi’ – that need an urgent push by the state government.

19 December, 2021

Yogi Getting My Telephones Tapped: Akhilesh Yadav

Yadav also attributed the recent visits of chief ministers and deputy chief ministers of the 12 BJP-ruled states to various places in UP, including Varanasi and Ayodhya, to the saffron party’s alleged fears of impending defeat in the upcoming assembly elections.

19 December, 2021

PM Calls Retired Lt Gen Hooda, Assures That His Ailing Sister's Request On New Breast Cancer Drug Will Be Considered

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On Saturday afternoon, Sushma Hooda tweeted that she is requesting the prime minister "with great hope" to intervene and ensure early approval and purchase of the drug Trodelvy for the Indian market as it would grant her and several others a "lease of life".

18 December, 2021

Compliments, Concessions And Contradictions: HD Deve Gowda Remembers AB Vajpayee

Manash Ghosh

HD Deve Gowda remembered AB Vajpapayee, with whom he differed on many issues, with fondness and recalls a time when Vajpayee offered support to Gowda when the latter was heading a coalition government at the centre.

06 December, 2021

Putin Sends Out A Strong Message By Coming For A In-Person Meeting With PM Modi

Seema Guha

Putin’s India Visit: Prime Minister Modi and Vladimir Putin have a clear vision of the India-Russia relations and are unlikely to be battered by ties with third countries (China-Russia or India-US).

22 November, 2021

Over 500 Industrial Units Set Up In Bihar Under Nitish Kumar, More In The Pipeline

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Speaking at a press conference here after inaugurating Bihar Pavilion at the India International Trade Fair in Pragati Maidan, the minister said the State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) has received investment proposals worth Rs 36,694 crore.


17 November, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Pitches For 'One Nation, One Legislative Platform'

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With Parliament often witnessing disruptions over a variety of issues, Modi said the conduct of lawmakers should be in line with Indian values. Traditions and systems of the Houses should be inherently Indian, he said.

06 November, 2021

Congress Asks PM Modi To Apologise Citing Pentagon Report That Claims China Entered 4.5 km Into Arunachal

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The Congress also asked PM Modi to "withdraw" his "clean chit" to China that no one has entered into Indian territory while citing the Pentagon report.

03 November, 2021

PM Modi Holds Review Meeting With DMs Of Over 40 Districts With Low Covid Vaccination Record

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PM Modi's review meeting includes districts with less than 50 per cent coverage of the first dose and low coverage of the second dose of vaccine.

02 November, 2021

COP26 Climate Summit: India Will Achieve Net Zero Carbon Goal By 2070, Says PM Modi

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Addressing the world leaders at the UN COP26 underway at Glasgow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is the only country that is delivering in ‘letter and spirit’ the commitments on tackling climate change under the Paris Agreement.

31 October, 2021

Former PM Manmohan Singh Discharged From AIIMS

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Manmohan Singh was admitted to the hospital on October 13 after feeling weak following a fever.

30 October, 2021

PM Modi Meets Pope Francis In Vatican, Invites Him To India

Seema Guha

Prime Minister Modi was accompanied by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and foreign minister S Jaishankar for the meeting with the Pope.


27 October, 2021

Explainer | All You Need To Know About PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission

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Here’s the list of key projects to be set up under the Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission.

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.

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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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