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Not another Corbyn please

Not another Corbyn please

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 | Gwynne Dyer

Jeremy, the English Sanders, put Johnson, Britain’s mini-Trump, back in office. That’s not the outcome the Democrats want in US polls Psephology — the statistical study of elections and trends in voting — is the darkest of the dark arts and you can lose your soul if you delve into it...

Nations must act now to end STIs

Friday, 07 February 2020 | Poonam Khetrapal Singh

Sexually transmitted infections pose a major public health problem in the region. All stakeholders must refocus attention, resources and energy in this direction There are two things everyone should know about sexually transmitted infections (STIs). First, almost all STIs can be prevented through the use of a highly-effective technology — condoms....

Be reformist not protectionist

Friday, 07 February 2020 | kumardeep Banerjee

In view of the economic slowdown, populist, protectionist policy measures have to be discarded for a pro-market, pro-reforms mindset The Union Budget 2020-21 came at one of the toughest times the Indian economy is facing in recent times. Domestic demand for goods and services, export order books, India’s gross domestic product...

Social contract of social forestry

Social contract of social forestry

Friday, 07 February 2020 | BKP sinha

Local problems require solutions based on different strategies. This is why the key person may or may not be a forester but one who links the community to the store of expertise and gets things done There is an ongoing fierce debate in the country about successful strategies of natural resources...

How climate change births a virus

Thursday, 06 February 2020 | Kota Sriraj

The relationship between rising temperatures and increasing spread of viruses has been much researched. The American Society of Microbiology released a report on this in 2010 citing conditions for pandemics The Coronavirus, with its epicentre in Wuhan, China, is wreaking havoc and creating an immense fear psychosis around the world. In...

Erdogan has lost the plot

Thursday, 06 February 2020 | Gwynne Dyer

One small and successful war might benefit the Turkish President by mobilising nationalism but three at once? This is megalomania Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is not an “Islamist”, in the extreme sense of the word. He doesn’t wear a suicide vest, he doesn’t behead people, he doesn’t get his citizens...

Hear out the States

Hear out the States

Thursday, 06 February 2020 | Prasenjit Biswas

The responsibility of States to attend to displaced people or illegal immigrants cannot be taken away by the Centre assuming for itself a bigger role by a law such as the CAA India, as defined in Article 1 of the Constitution, is a “union of States.” These States, therefore, are constitutive...

Priyanka must rebuild the party in UP

Wednesday, 05 February 2020 | Kalyani Shankar

The Gandhi scion must work out a strategy for the 2022 Assembly polls. For this, she must become a street fighter like her grandmother Indira, hold the flock together and bring new faces into the Congress One year after her dramatic entry into politics, the Congress is still waiting for Priyanka...

State Editions

‘Historic moment for Indian sports’

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Puri seer’s concerns send admn on toes

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Why BJD so weak towards English? BJP

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Hindi row won’t affect health services: AIIMS

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Gandhi Peace Centre unveiled in BBSR

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Woman gang-raped in Bhadrak

23 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

India’s Quest for Energy Security

23 February 2020 | Dr Ashok Sharma | Agenda

Mughal prince with a heart

23 February 2020 | Pioneer | Agenda

Raghupati Raghav on the Banjo

23 February 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Lord Shiva: Existence personified

23 February 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

When intelligence is artificial

23 February 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘I avoid doing intimate scenes’

23 February 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer