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Kazakhstan: Around 5,800 Protestors Detained Following Last Week's Violence

Jan 09, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

The office of Kazakhstan's president said Sunday that about 5,800 people were detained by police during protests that developed into violence last week and prompted a Russia-led military alliance to send troops to the country.

Yearender 2021 | 5 Landmark Protests That Rocked The World This Year

Dec 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

As the year draws to an end, here’s a look at a few of landmark protests that left a mark in the history of civilian uproar.

Dharam Sansad Row: Students, Activists Hold Protest Over Hate Speeches Against Muslims At Uttarakhand Sadan

Organizations like AISA, Anhad, SFI, UAH, NFIW, KYS, AIDWA, DISHA, among others, joined the protest demanding immediate arrest of Yati Narasimhanand, Prabodhanand and Annapurna, who delivered hate speeches against Muslims.

NEET PG 2021 Counselling: Clash Between Doctors, Police In Delhi As Protests Intensify

Dec 28, 2021 PTI

NEET PG 2021 Counselling: The stir, led by the Federation of Resident Doctors' Association, has been going on for several days, and FORDA also said that several of its members were ‘detained’ when they tried to hold a protest march from Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) to Supreme Court.

‘Madhuban’ Song: Bollywood Actress Sunny Leone’s Effigy Trampled By Right Wing Mob In Uttar Pradesh

The right wing outfits are objecting to Bollywood actress Sunny Leone’s dance in ‘Madhuban song’, which according to them is ‘indecent’.

20 December, 2021

AAP Workers Storm Gujarat BJP Head Office; Over 20 Detained

Outlook Web Desk

Meanwhile, AAP leader Isudan Gadhvi, who was part of the protesting group, was taken to Gandhinagar civil hospital for medical check-up after some women workers of the BJP alleged he misbehaved with them in an inebriated state, said another police official.

06 December, 2021

Top Five Protest Hip-Hop Numbers That Gave Confidence To Generations Of Singers To Grab The Mic

Suhas Munshi

Outlook revisits some of the most iconic hip-hop songs that gave confidence to generations of singers across the world to grab the mic and speak up.

03 December, 2021

Kangana Ranaut: Had The Police Not Been There, Then I Would've Been Lynched

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi Assembly's Committee on Peace and Harmony had summoned Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut to appear before it on December 6 over her controversial social media post about Sikhs. Protesters stopped her car on Friday, demanding an apology for the same.

02 December, 2021

Himachal Police Constables' Protest Turns To ‘Gandhigiri’ As Thousands Boycott Mess Food

Ashwani Sharma

The Himachal Pradesh police constables have boycotted their official mess and are diarising their agitation daily in ‘roznamchas’, in protest against their eight-year-long regularization period.

30 November, 2021

Women In Protests: When Veils Turn To Flags


No one can stop women when they wake up. No gun has the power to silence them, to prevent them from fighting for their rights.

29 November, 2021

How Indian Films Portray Protests

Lachmi Deb Roy

Films are a reflection of our society and over the years protests have changed


27 November, 2021

RML, Safdarjung, Lady Hardinge Resident Doctors Protest

Outlook Web Desk

Resident doctors of three central hospitals -- RML, Safdarjung and Lady Hardinge - on Saturday suspended OPD services in protest against repeated delay in conducting NEET-PG 2021 counseling.

25 November, 2021

Goa Dentists Stage Protest At Nadda Function

Outlook Web Desk

D'Silva said that earlier, dentists were treated on par with general practitioners as far as bio-medical waste collection was concerned.

24 November, 2021

Amaravati Farmers To Continue Protests

Outlook Web Desk

For nearly two years, the farmers, women and other sections of people in Amaravati have been continuing their protest. They say Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government's move to dump Amaravati as the only capital and develop Visakhapatnam and Kurnool as administrative and judicial capitals dashed their hopes of a bright future after giving away 33,000 acres of land.

24 November, 2021

Congress Workers Stage 'Ramdhun' Protest Near BJP MLA's Bhopal Home

Outlook Web Desk

Congress workers led by Rajya Sabha MP Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday chanted the name of Lord Ram some distance away from BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma's home here in Madhya Pradesh in protest against his statement asking people to break the knees of Congressmen.

23 November, 2021

Incidences Of Violence Mars ANSU's Capital Bandh In Arunachal Pradesh

Outlook Web Desk

ANSU had submitted its demands to the state government on several occasions relating to the education sector in Nyishi inhabited districts of the state besides, demanding immediate transfer of Education Commissioner Niharika Rai and withdrawal of an FIR lodged against the union leaders recently.

22 November, 2021

TMC Holds Protest Outside MHA Against Police Action In Tripura

Outlook Web Desk

A delegation of TMC MPs on Monday sat on a dharna outside the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) here over alleged police brutality and arrest of its youth leader in Tripura.


17 November, 2021

Delhi Congress Stages Protest Outside Liquor Vendors Against New Excise Policy

Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi Congress workers on Wednesday staged a protest outside the liquor vendors here, claiming the new excise policy would turn the capital into "Nashe Ki Rajdhani".

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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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