Hiranmay Karlekar

Hiranmay Karlekar

 

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

Why we slip into amnesia

Why we slip into amnesia

Saturday, 27 June 2020 | Hiranmay Karlekar

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...

Violence and astral presence

Violence and astral presence

Saturday, 07 March 2020 | Hiranmay Karlekar

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...

A day of martyrs

A day of martyrs

Saturday, 22 February 2020 | Hiranmay Karlekar

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...

The flaming forests

The flaming forests

Saturday, 08 February 2020 | Hiranmay Karlekar

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...

Elephants over an airport

Elephants over an airport

Saturday, 25 January 2020 | Hiranmay Karlekar

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...

Sunday Edition

India, China’s quest for influence in S Asia

05 July 2020 | Amit Kumar | Smita Tiwary | Agenda

A mission towards Atmanirbhar Bharat

05 July 2020 | Renu Swarup | Agenda

On shaky ground

05 July 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime : ‘Doing scary things challenges me’

05 July 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

CHINI KUM

05 July 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

‘May direct more animation projects’

05 July 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer