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After CM Banerjee, TMC MP Derek O'Brien Comments That There Had Been No UPA For The Last 10 Years

Dec 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

CM Banerjee met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar in Mumbai on Wednesday and called for fighting the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unitedly, while taking a veiled swipe at the Congress leadership.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Hits Back At Manish Tewari's Remarks On UPA Government

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Manish Tewari in his latest book "10 Flashpoints: 20 years" that is set to be released on December 2 criticized the UPA government for its response to the 26/11 Mumbai terror strikes, saying "restraint is not a sign of strength" and that India should have taken concrete action following the attack.

Manish Tewari's Book Proves UPA Had Put National Security At Stake, Says BJP

In his book announced by him on Tuesday on Twitter and to be officially released on December 2, Tewari has raised questions about the Manmohan Singh government's policy on national security.

Parliament Has Been Rendered Irrelevant: Congress Leader Jairam Ramesh

Aug 07, 2021 Preetha Nair

As the stalemate in Parliament continues over the Pegasus surveillance issue, Congress Chief Whip in Rajya Sabha Jairam Ramesh spoke to Outlook about the impasse.

Is Election Commission Free And Fair?

Some of the ECI’s decisions in the ongoing Assembly elections have sparked outrage among the Opposition parties, raising questions about the poll body’s independence.

05 January, 2021

UPA-2 Was A ‘Govt Of Averages’, Lacked Tall Leaders: Pranab Mukherjee In Memoirs


Pranab Mukherjee made these comments in his memoir "The Presidential Years, 2012-2017" which he wrote before his death last year.

11 December, 2020

NCP Terms As Baseless Speculation Over Sharad Pawar Helming UPA


Mahesh Tapase said there are unsubstantiated reports in the media regarding Pawar taking over as the chairperson of the UPA.

15 September, 2020

‘AAP Propped Up By RSS-BJP To Bring Down UPA Govt,’ Claims Rahul Gandhi


Citing Prashant Bhushan’s recent comments Rahul Gandhi, says ‘what was known has been confirmed.’

18 September, 2019

'UPA's Failures Made People Doubt India's Multi-Party Democracy System': Amit Shah

Outlook Web Bureau

The home minister said in this scenario, the nation in 2014 gave a resounding majority to the Narendra Modi-led government, an absolute majority government for the first time in 30 years.

02 July, 2019

Sonia Gandhi Opposes 'Corporatization' Of Rae Bareli Coach Factory, Calls It 'First Step' Towards Privatisation

Outlook Web Bureau

Slamming the move to corporatize railways' production units, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi accused the government of selling the country's assets to private players at a throwaway price.

25 June, 2019

PMO Cuts Down Manmohan Singh's Office Staff To Five, Ignores Pleas By Former PM

Preetha Nair

In a communication from the PMO on 26th May, it has been conveyed to Manmohan Singh that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declined to extend the benefits entitled to the former PM


01 June, 2019

ED Summons Former Aviation Minister Praful Patel In UPA-Era Aviation Scam

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the first major action against a political leader in the alleged multi-crore aviation scam that is stated to have taken place during the UPA government led by Manmohan Singh.

25 May, 2019

LS Defeat Was A Collective Responsibility, Not Rahul's Alone, Says Ashok Chavan

Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress was reduced to just one seat in Maharashtra, with Suresh Dhanorkar winning from Chandrapur.

22 May, 2019

Lok Sabha Election Results LIVE Updates: 'We Need To Take Everybody Along For The Welfare Of Country,' Says PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to return to power as the BJP-led NDA is surging ahead in the election results. Follow us for live updates.

22 May, 2019

Anxious Congress, UPA Allies Await LS Poll Results After Exit Poll Trauma

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

After a deafening silence for the past three days, ever since polling for the final phase of the elections ended and multiple media channels screamed the return of Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi finally commented on the exit polls on Thursday.

21 May, 2019

Opposition Leaders Meet To Discuss Possibility Of Non-NDA Alliance Staking Claim To Govt Formation

Outlook Web Bureau

They will also move the Election Commission (EC) to press for their demand of tallying the paper trail of votes (VVPATs) with the electronic voting machine (EVM) figures.

04 May, 2019

Defence Deal Pusher Today Aspires To Be India’s PM: Arun Jaitley On Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley alleged that Congress president Rahul Gandhi's former business partner, Ulrik Mcknight, had acquired offset defence contracts from French defence supplier Naval Group, against Scorpene submarines in 2011, during the UPA rule.


17 April, 2019

UPA Had Jailed Amit Shah, Cops To Topple My Govt In Gujarat: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Congress-led UPA regime had jailed Amit Shah and policeman to topple his government in Gujarat when he headed the BJP government in the state

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