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Bihar Chief Minister Gets Flustered Over Speech Getting Disrupted

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the police, some local level elected representatives had come to submit a memorandum to the chief minister and picked up a quarrel when they were stopped at a distance from the dais.

Farm Laws Repealed: Reforms Without Consulting Opposition And Civil Society Only Harm Private Sector

Nov 19, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

A strong Centre can stealthily implement any policy, as it can easily pick 50% requisite support from BJP governments in states, but it makes things tough for the private sector, which is left to fend for itself in an uncertain business climate.

India’s Recent Economic Reforms Hailed In US: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman currently on her US visit said Joe Biden administration and US corporates have hailed India’s recent economic reforms.

'India Never Had A More Decisive Govt': PM Modi Launches Indian Space Association

Oct 11, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Echoing the prime minister's vision of 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat', the ISpA will help in making India self-reliant, technologically advanced and a leading player in the space arena, the government said.

A relief package could be underway for the troubled Telecom sector

According to PTI, the Union Cabinet is considering a relief package in the form a moratorium on payment on spectrum dues alongside revision of ADRs, spectrum charges and on unpaid dues

03 March, 2019

SC Commutes Life Term To Death Penalty Citing Man's Reformative Poems

Outlook Web Bureau

His counsel had argued in the apex court that Borkar's conduct was very good in jail and he completed his studies in prison and tried to become a civilised person.

25 September, 2018

Jail Reforms: Telangana To Offer Counselling To Rapists

Outlook Web Bureau

Rape accused, convicts and undertrials lodged in different jails will be covered under the programme.

16 August, 2018

Vajpayee: A Bellwether Policy Reformer Of Modern India

Outlook Web Bureau

Regarded by some as the father of second generation economic reforms, Vajpayee, who died on Thursday at the age of 93 years, was decisive and pursued his reforms agenda with vigour without getting ruffled by criticism.

15 July, 2018

Wish Amartya Sen Spends Some Time In India To See Structural Reforms By Modi Govt: Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman

Outlook Web Bureau

He was responding to a query regarding Sen's recent remarks about the present government.

27 February, 2018

One GST Rate Not Possible, Next Reform After Compliance Improves, Says Jaitley

Outlook Web Bureau

At the moment we are coming out (with norms), he said.

23 February, 2018

Lodha Panel Recommendations Not Implemented Due To Time Constraint: Ganguly Tells BCCI

Outlook Web Bureau

BCCI secretary Amitabh Chaudhary had recently sent a mail to all state associations enquiring about the constitution change


08 February, 2018

Government Changes Definition For Classifying MSMEs, Criteria Now Based On Annual Turnover Not Investment

Outlook Web Bureau

Under the earlier definition, manufacturers with Rs25 lakh investment in plant and machinery were termed micro enterprises

29 January, 2018

Economic Survey Pegs Growth Rate At 7-7.5% In FY19, Says Major Reforms Will Push Economy

Outlook Web Bureau

The survey points out that India can be rated as among the best performing economies in the world

17 November, 2017

Those Who Had Doubts Regarding Reforms Should Introspect, Says Fin Min Jaitley After Moody's 'Belated Recognition'

Outlook Web Bureau

The upgrade is a recognition of the reform process in India, particularly in the last 3-4 years, in which structural reforms placed India on a high growth trajectory, he said.

21 September, 2017

SC Warns Of 'Very Serious Consequences' To BCCI Bosses For Delay In Implementing Lodha Panel Reforms

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court expressed anguish over the "unnecessary attitude" of acting BCCI President C K Khanna, acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary and treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhry

30 August, 2017

Indian Army To Undergo Major Reforms To Enhance Its Combat Capability: Arun Jaitley

Outlook Web Bureau

The defence minister said perhaps for the first time after Independence, such a big and "far-reaching" reform process is being initiated in the army.

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