Hiranmay Karlekar is Consultant Editor of The Pioneer and former Editor of Hindustan Times. He has authored four books in English and two novels in Bengali
It is imperative to examine why events are relegated in the universe of consciousness because it has obvious implications in terms of follow-up/corrective action important to society Today is June 27. On May 27, a pregnant elephant collapsed in Velliyar river in Kerala’s Palakkad district and drowned. She had bitten a...
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Given the abject failure of our political class in preventing and/or controlling riots in the national capital, has the time come for the idea of a new politics? The clutch of recent developments centred round the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the stomach-turning communal rioting in north-east Delhi...
February 21 has a special significance for Bangladesh, which transcends its observance as the International Mother Language Day. On this day, Dhaka fought for Bangla’s recognition February 21 has a significance for Bangladesh that transcends its observance as the International Mother Language Day. Every year from 1953, it has been observed...
Forest fires are a growing challenge facing not just India but nations across the world. A vigorous and carefully laid-out approach is needed to contain their prevalence The Minister of State in the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Babul Supriyo, while replying to a question in the...
At a time when there’s a drought of good news in the country, a report from Jharkhand that the construction of an airport has been halted to ensure the jumbo corridor isn’t affected is welcome At the time of a drought of good news in the country, there comes one to...