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Philippines' Duterte To Deliver Final Speech To Congress Amid Crises

Jul 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Rodrigo Duterte will be winding down his six-year term amid a raging pandemic, a battered economy and his legacy

India's Fight Against Covid-19 Is Inspiring The World: PM Modi

Feb 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

PM said that India is following a human-centric approach to furthering global good.

Ahead Of 'Howdy Modi' Event In Houston, PM Modi Asks Public For Speech Ideas

PM Modi urged the people to express their thoughts on the special open forum on the NaMo application.

'Extremely Courageous, Thought Provoking': Congress Leader Shatrughan Sinha Hails PM Modi's I-Day Speech

Aug 18, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha, who left the BJP after it refused him a ticket from Bihar's Patna Sahib, praised PM Modi's Independence Day speech saying the PM 'hit the nail right on the head, by speaking out on vital issues with a plan for a forward-looking India.'

PM Modi Announces Chief Of Defence Staff Post, Pushes For Population Control, 'One-Nation, One-Election'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced creation of the post of chief of defence staff, vowed to fulfil aspirations of people of Jammu and Kashmir, called for checking "population explosion" and renewed his push for 'one nation, one election'.

21 July, 2019

'Why Cannot We Bring The Ballot Papers Back?' Asks West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

I will request the Election Commission to conduct Panchayat and Municipal elections through ballot paper: Mamata Banerjee

04 July, 2019

'My Speech Came From Heart': Trinamool's Mahua Moitra Dismisses Plagiarism Charges

Outlook Web Bureau

Mahua Moitra, the 42-year-old Trinamool Congress MP, who is a former investment banker, trended on social media after her speech on June 25 during a debate on the president's address.

14 August, 2018

Let Us Not Be Distracted By Contentious Issues, Extraneous Debates: President's Independence Day Message To The Nation

Outlook Web Bureau

Touching upon a range of issues, the president also said women were entitled to a life of their choice and security to fulfil their potential, amid concerns over their privacy and safety.

14 August, 2018

Highlights: President Ram Nath Kovind Addresses Nation On Independence Day Eve

Outlook Web Bureau

President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the nation on the eve of 72nd Independence Day.

06 November, 2017

When Termites Entered India’s Political Discourse

Ashok Swain

Psychologists say political leaders regularly use offensive languages in public to show that they are “expressing their true feelings” and are different from peers.

17 August, 2017

Yes, Prasar Bharati Did Ask Tripura CM Manik Sarkar To Censor Independence Day Speech: Doordarshan

Outlook Web Bureau

UK Sahoo, DD’s Agartala centre head, said after recording Sarkar’s speech on August 14, he felt that it was controversial, but Sarkar’s words meant he could not edit it.


15 August, 2017

Longest Independence Day Speech Last Year, Modi Keeps His Promise, Delivers His Shortest I-Day Speech

Outlook Web Bureau

Modi spoke for 57 minutes, his shortest Independence Day speech in four years.

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.

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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