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How India Votes Will Define Its Future Course

Apr 12, 2019 Rajendra Pratap Gupta

In India, majority of the population decides to vote on factors such as personal liking, party, candidate, caste equation and dole-outs; and not on data, logic and reasoning.

Only Congress Can Fight Narendra Modi, Says Rahul Gandhi In Telangana

Apr 01, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Gandhi attacked the Prime Minister, saying that while China generates 50,000 jobs every 24 hours, Narendra Modi "snatches away" 27,000 during the same time.

UPA Govt Did Not Take Required Actions After 26/11 Terror Strike: Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has always been talking about a zero-tolerance policy against terrorism.

Will Reserve 33% Govt Jobs For Women If Voted To Power, Says Rahul Gandhi

Mar 13, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Rahul said that if the UPA formed a government, the Women's Reservation Bill would be passed and 33 per cent of jobs in central and state governments would be reserved for women.

Rafale Deal 2.8 Per Cent Cheaper Than What UPA Negotiated, Says CAG Report

The much-awaited report on Capital Acquisition on Indian Air Force was tabled by the government in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

07 February, 2019

'It Was Treason': VK Singh Writes To PM Modi, Seeks Probe On 2012 'Coup' Report

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Singh, who is Minister of State for External Affairs, told reporters here that he had already said in 2012 that nothing like this happened and the Indian Army does not even think of such things.

01 February, 2019

No One Who Cheats India Can Hide And Escape: Arun Jaitley

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In a series of tweets, Jaitley, who is undergoing medical treatment in US said, "The UPA skeletons are tumbling out by the day. Why did all defence purchases need middlemen?"

29 January, 2019

Opposition Doesn't Need To Project PM Candidate, UPA Did Well Without One: Sharad Pawar

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Asked about the Congress's role in the alliance, he said the party had a strong support base in states such as Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, where it would play the dominant role.

18 January, 2019

NDA Rafale Deal Achieved Better Price Than Earlier Proposal: Defence Ministry

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A defence spokesman said that even the UPA government had rightly rejected the EADS offer of 20 per cent discount in 2012 after opening of bids as violative of procedure.

02 January, 2019

PM Modi ‘Does Not Have Guts’ To Answer Questions On Rafale Deal: Rahul Gandhi

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The Congress leader also rejected Modi's claim in an interview that there was no personal allegation against him, saying this is not true as the entire nation is asking him direct question.

02 January, 2019

Chandrababu Naidu Challenges PM Modi For Debate On Benefits To Country During His Tenure

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The country's economic system 'collapsed' because of the measures implemented by the Modi government, he alleged and challenged the Prime Minister for a debate on the issue.


28 December, 2018

Triple Talaq Bill: In Rajya Sabha, Opposition United On Sending Bill To Select Committee

The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha for the second time in less than a year after a heated debate on Thursday.

22 December, 2018

9,000 Calls, 500 E-Mails Intercepted Every Month Under Congress Rule In 2013, Reveals RTI

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As many as 9000 phones and 500 e-mails were intercepted each month in 2013 during the United Progressive Alliance government, a RTI reply has revealed.

20 December, 2018

Days After Quitting NDA, RLSP Chief Upendra Kushwaha Joins UPA

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The saffron alliance had swept the Lok Sabha elections in 2014, winning 31 of the state's 40 seats.

29 November, 2018

Arun Jaitley Hits Back At Congress On GDP Back Series Data Row, Says CSO A Credible Institution

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Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram had Wednesday called the revision a "bad joke."

29 November, 2018

‘Gimmickry, Jugglery’, Says Congress After Govt Slashes GDP Rate During UPA Era

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The government on Wednesday lowered the country's economic growth rate during the previous Congress-led UPA regime, shaving off over one percentage point from the only year when India posted double-digit GDP growth post liberalisation and from each of the three years with 9-plus per cent expansion.

19 October, 2018

ED Files Four Money Laundering Cases Into Air India Deals

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It is expected that the ED will soon issue summons to a few officials and others involved, asking them to appear before it.


19 October, 2018

UPA Govt Launched Schemes To Promote Only ‘One Family’: PM Modi

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Modi said that while the previous government took 18 months to build one house, the present government readied them in just 12 months with all amenities for the beneficiaries.

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.

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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