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Human Rights Day 2021: A Brief History

Human Rights Day 2021: A Brief History

10 December, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

International Human Rights Day 2021: What is Human Rights Day and why is it celebrated on December 10, every year?

Intimacy In The Post Covid World: Are Women More Assured Of Their Sexual Desire Than Men?

Intimacy In The Post Covid World: Are Women More Assured Of Their Sexual Desire Than Men?

16 October, 2021 Rajat Mitra

In a post-Covid case study, a noted psychologist puts the dynamics of man-woman sexuality under the microscope only to discover a lot may have changed when it comes to each expressing their needs.

Late Cut Through Memory Gully: From Kashmir To Feroz Shah Kotla And ABD-Hashim Amla’s Marathon

A cricket fan recalls the joy of watching Test match in a stadium for the first time

World Alzheimer’s Day: Women Tend To Be Affected By Alzheimer’s More Than Men

World Alzheimer’s Day: Women Tend To Be Affected By Alzheimer’s More Than Men

21 September, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Memories accumulated during our lifetime are meant to be cherished, not taken away by Alzheimer’s disease.

In Pandemic Times, How Is College Life Different From Schools?

‘From a very young age, we were asked to study hard and get into a good college. College days will be fun, they said. Who would have predicted a monstrosity of a pandemic to take over the world and particularly, an experience of a lifetime?’

02 August, 2021

How Delhi’s Monuments Inspire Queer Affirmation And Rebellion

Ateen Das

How Delhi holds within its embrace stories of Queer love that have transpired, and continue to do so, within the foundations of its five-thousand-year-old ruins.

24 July, 2021

Privacy Is A Myth: The Pegasus Sways

Devina Chandola

Anyone can make anyone worthy of intrusive surveillance

19 July, 2021

Kerala’s Clubhouse Debut: Emancipatory Voices And Literalist Charlatans

Shajahan Madampat

The Club House debates, in general, throw up pictures of a Malayali society that is making giant strides towards a more emancipatory future. They also present its worse detractors – zealots of all hues.

19 July, 2021

The Missing Middle: Note Banks Vs Vote Banks

Sachin Shridhar

The Political Parties do not see the Middle classes as an electorally decisive force and hence a silent indifference to it.

17 July, 2021

Kharchi Puja, Synthesis Of Tribal And Hindu Culture, Begins In Tripura

Pinaki Das

All rituals were performed as usual but due to the Covid-19 restrictions unlike earlier years gathering of devotees were much less.

16 July, 2021

Assam Cops Seize Elephant For Killing A 14-Year-Old Boy

Outlook Bureau

The elephant's fate would depend on what the police inquiry reveals.


15 July, 2021

Delhi: 72-Year-Old Woman Hacked Into Pieces, Dumped In Canal, Couple Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

The police said the couple allegedly committed the heinous crime after the woman sought repayment of Rs 1.5 lakh they had borrowed from her.

12 July, 2021

ASI To Laser Scan Shree Jagannath Temple During Ratha Jatra

Outlook Web Bureau

The laser scanning will be completed when the deities are out of the temple for the nine-day Ratha Jatra.

11 July, 2021

Lockdown Saga: High Demand, Skewed Supply Of Contraceptives In Rajasthan Villages

Tabeenah Anjum

As per an NGO report, the demand grew when the pandemic struck and services halted and reaching the Primary Health Centres for contraceptives became difficult for people in the rural area

09 July, 2021

In Pictures: Leopard Breaks Into Maharashtra School Canteen, Rescued

Outlook Web Bureau

The rescue operation was carried out successfully by the Maharashtra Forest Department and Wildlife SOS.

06 July, 2021

Inspired By ‘Drishyam’ Movie, Delhi Murder Accused Attacks Himself To Frame Neighbour

Outlook Web Bureau

He had killed the same nieghbour’s mother after the duo had a fight on June 29.

06 July, 2021

Human, Animal, Environment: One Health For All

Bharati Ramachandran

Human, animal, and environmental health needs to be addressed as a whole – and not in silos.


03 July, 2021

Big History And Pedagogy

Dr. Shankar Kumar

A persuasion for infusing Big History perspective to the restricted and specialised way in which we study things.


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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