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India-Saudi Ties: Old Bonds In New Frames

Saudi Arabia is on the cusp of a leap into the future. In this, India is its natural ally.

14 Feb 2019 1:21 pm
Postures Today

Yoga saved her. Nouf Marwaai repays the debt by spreading it at home in Saudi Arabia.

14 Feb 2019 1:17 pm
Diverse Patterns Of A Design

India-Saudi ties have moved beyond energy to strategic waters. But challenges exist in the way of balancing relations with Iran and the bogey of Pakistan.

14 Feb 2019 1:10 pm
Our Ties Go Back To Third ­Millennium BC And Have Only Strengthened: Saudi Crown Prince

Career diplomat Dr Saud Mohammed Alsati speaks to Pranay Sharma on the evolution of Indo-Saudi relations and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s maiden state visit to India next week.

14 Feb 2019 1:01 pm
A Royal Alliance: Indo-Saudi Relations Traditional And Historic

Economic, strategic engagements between India and Saudi Arabia are at a crucial juncture. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit will give a vital push to ties.

14 Feb 2019 12:43 pm
Laws Against Justice

Rights activists and lawyers ­demand the repeal of laws like sedition and UAPA that used to silence ­dissent

14 Feb 2019 12:27 pm
There Is No Democracy Without Dissent

Draconian laws are used to harass dissidents, violating their right to due process

14 Feb 2019 12:08 pm
14 Feb 2019 11:58 am
Time To Overhaul The Sedition Law For Good: Shashi Tharoor

The sedition law is archaic, introduced by the British in order to keep its former colony on its knees.

14 Feb 2019 11:48 am
NSA For Cattle Smuggling, Sedition For Dancing: How Laws Are Being Abused by Govts

Cow smuggling, dancing to a DJ’s song, criticising the government...Do they constitute sedition? Do these acts threaten national security?

14 Feb 2019 10:30 am
Living Room Gigs: Music, Poetry, Stories Get A Snug Corner

Music, storytelling, poetry, dance and pop-ups get a snug corner—the living room

13 Feb 2019 5:27 pm
Beyond Netflix, Other OTT Platforms Have Sprung Up

Beyond Netflix, web TVs crack the audience code in the countryside

13 Feb 2019 4:40 pm
A Kerala Cure For Healthcare Con

Patients and kin may be in for some relief as state-level price monitoring of medical devices and drugs kicks in

13 Feb 2019 4:17 pm
Summons Versus Summons

A skirmish in Odisha between the CBI and the state police

13 Feb 2019 3:29 pm
Playlist Of The Besieged

The malodorous audio clips controversy further muddies Karnataka’s political waters

13 Feb 2019 3:12 pm
Turning Food To Feed

Between the farm and the table lies the rot and a racket

13 Feb 2019 2:40 pm
Annual Lifeline Choke

Rockslides, heavy snow put the Srinagar-Jammu highway out of action again

13 Feb 2019 2:23 pm
The Subcontinental Menu

In The Subcontinental Menu this week, read about an Assam couple who asked wedding guests to bring old clothes and books and take home Deodar saplings as return gift; and a group of transgenders in Karnataka who toil hard at a farm and grow their own food.

13 Feb 2019 1:16 pm
Brahmaputra Diary

From infrastructure to politics to media- how drastically has Guwahati changed in the last 16 years, Outlook editor Ruben Banerjee narrates in his diary.

13 Feb 2019 12:22 pm
Deep Throat

A regular column on the essential buzz

13 Feb 2019 11:59 am
Tunnel To Kosala

A sober account of the Ram Janmabhoomi issue is also a long look into actual, pre-Ram Ayodhya

13 Feb 2019 11:42 am
Life Hacks In Vale Of Tears

As tech takes over, deepening misery, battering the human spirit, subduing truth, Harari advocates a meditative resilience, a constant debate

13 Feb 2019 11:35 am
Politics Of Job Policies

Electoral demands force policy makers to bark up wrong trees, miss the forests

7 Feb 2019 3:56 pm
Shame That India Spent More Time Fighting Perceptions Than Battle Unemployment

Pakora talk is a travesty when falling labour force threatens demographic dividend

7 Feb 2019 3:51 pm
7 Feb 2019 3:13 pm
Mines Ahoy!

State-owned firms, rather than private ones, will drive India’s quest for mining security. Overseas acquisitions by PSU giants will become the norm in the near future.

7 Feb 2019 3:05 pm
Losing To Win

A law to deal with mining bankruptcies in India will pave the way for higher growth and profits. This may be the game-changer.

7 Feb 2019 2:59 pm
Manage Risk, Or Perish

New tools to manage volatility in commodities have become both cheaper and effective

7 Feb 2019 2:52 pm
Technology Driving Quest For Copper

Hindustan Copper is in the midst of a massive expansion drive to boost production

7 Feb 2019 2:38 pm
Explore In India To Mine In India

Although the policy framework has evolved, there are challenges related to linkages that the auction process to lease the mines has with ­production, exploration, ­technology, and land acquisition

7 Feb 2019 2:30 pm
This Is Now...Back To The Future

Robots and drones could become a large part of the workforce while artificial intelligence, 3-D simulations and 3-D printing will provide the cutting edge to new-age mining

7 Feb 2019 2:23 pm
This Was Then...Blast From The Past

From hell-pits of Jharkhand, stark images of a world that now remains frozen in frames

7 Feb 2019 2:15 pm
The Mines, They Are A-Changin’

Evolved policies, use of technology, emergence of new business models, adoption of environment-friendly practices and initiatives to involve local communities are transforming the Indian mining sector

7 Feb 2019 2:08 pm
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7 Feb 2019 1:56 pm
There Are Jobs In The Country, Only The Frustrated Don’t See Them: Dharmendra Pradhan

Dharmendra Pradhan, ­minister for petroleum & natural gas and skill development & entrepreneurship, tells Outlook that there are jobs in the country and more employment ­opportunities will be generated in the ­future.

7 Feb 2019 12:09 pm
Masters Of Apathy Education: Across States, Exam Bodies Have Left Students Helpless

Operational delays, paper leaks, corruption in the conduct of exams: Across states, exam bodies have left students in the lurch

7 Feb 2019 12:00 pm
Between Nets

Workers in Bangalore are restricted by a ‘gig economy’

7 Feb 2019 11:56 am
Where Are The Jobs? There Is A Real And Growing Unemployment Crisis In India

Leaked data says unemployment is at a 45-year high. Will the damning numbers put the BJP government’s job on the line?

7 Feb 2019 11:01 am
Modi, Mamata In A Matua Matrix

BJP and Trinamool sprint to catch a largely immigrant but influential community’s vote

7 Feb 2019 10:47 am
CBI-Kolkata Police Face-Off: Can Mamata Establish Herself As Leader Of Mahagathbandhan?

Mamata’s stand against the CBI’s Calcutta foray brought anti-BJP parties a platform of fire and fury

7 Feb 2019 10:32 am
Life Before Prime Time

From saree salesgirl to lower division clerk: first jobs of the famous

6 Feb 2019 4:26 pm
Pashmina’s Purple Patch: Youngsters Are Flocking Home To Revitalise Weaves Of Ladakh

After pursuing higher education in metropolises across the country, many Ladakhi youngsters are returning to rediscover their culture and history in a new light. How? Through indigenous textiles and weaves.

6 Feb 2019 3:55 pm
The School Of Hard Knocks

India does not have a proper system to ensure education to children with disabilities

6 Feb 2019 3:40 pm
The Spirit Unleashed Since 1979

From that dawn in November, 1979, that would set into motion a se ries of cataclysms in West Asia and, eventually, the world, changing geopolitics forever

6 Feb 2019 3:18 pm
Cost Of A RAW Deal: In Jammu, Former Spies Wage A Lonely Battle For Recognition

Former spies, who returned to India after imprisonment in Pakistan and were disowned by Indian intelligence agencies they worked for, went on to launch NGO called Jammu Ex-sleuths.

6 Feb 2019 2:29 pm