Balbir Punj

Balbir Punj


Balbir Punj is a Rajya Sabha MP and a political commentator.

Selective amnesia on the killing of animals

Selective amnesia on the killing of animals

Monday, 24 September 2018 | Balbir Punj

Unlike India, where the Government’s ban on sale/purchase of cattle evoked stiff opposition, the US has taken measures to respect its culture not only within its own confines but beyond as well A recent event in far away America and complete silence on the part of ‘Left liberal’ pack to it,...

Of falling statues and vanishing ideologies

Monday, 12 March 2018 | Balbir Punj

The people in the North-East have responded to the BJP’s call, on which it will have to deliver, that it is development that is first and foremost It would do no one any good if the avalanche of change that has swept through the North-east of the country is seen as...

Gulf diplomacy: Signs of a changing world

Monday, 26 February 2018 | Balbir Punj

Modi’s upholding of the two-nation solution in Palestine was timely not only to rebalance India's  diplomacy in the most turbulent region of the world but also to silence his critics back home While the national media is naturally focused on banking scams adding to thousands of crores, a major development with...

Another victim in a country of 'no love'

Monday, 12 February 2018 | Balbir Punj

Ankit’s brutal murder in Delhi has raised some pertinent questions surrounding inter-faith marriages and the right to conversion which Islamic theologians must answer The recent brutal murder of young photographer Ankit Saxena in West Delhi’s Khyala area by the family of his Muslim girlfriend Shehzadi has thrown the ongoing ‘secular’ narrative...

India regains centre at Davos meet

Monday, 29 January 2018 | Balbir Punj

For all naysayers, in India and abroad, who have criticised Modi’s Davos visit, the Prime Minister has captured the centre at Davos among top international investors and unstable governing coalitions abroad The arrival of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Davos world business summit has coincidentally timed with the International...

Visits that break the mould

Monday, 15 January 2018 | Balbir Punj

With Netanyahu’s trip to India, the Modi Government seems to have succeeded in divesting the country of the last vestiges of Nehruvian foreign policy The four-day visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to India, which began at New Delhi yesterday, is all set to be an important turning point in...

Sunday Edition

Jagatpur flyover opens to public

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Plogging drive launched

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Innovations, start-ups, products on display at IIT on Industry Day

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Water supply to get hit in a few pockets

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Sisodia, AAP MLAs discharged in case related to 2014 protest

23 September 2018 | SR | Sunday Pioneer

Death of 5 sewer workers: Two more arrested

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer