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

Justice to Avni

Justice to Avni

Saturday, 10 November 2018 | Hiranmay Karlekar

Humans are not the natural prey of tigers. Her transformation has, therefore, to be seen in the wider context of human-animal conflict and the factors leading to it One hopes that the inquiry ordered by the Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, which, as he said, “will probe all questions being raised...

Global warming and India’s existentialist crisis

Global warming and India’s existentialist crisis

Friday, 14 September 2018 | Hiranmay Karlekar

The existence of India as we know is at stake. The environment, particularly the climate component of it, warrants serious concern. What is needed is mass action. Inaction may mean the end of the country The Kerala floods of August and September and the droughts that had scorched several parts of...

KG Subramanyan and his women

KG Subramanyan and his women

Thursday, 06 September 2018 | Hiranmay Karlekar

Women seem to have been the main focus of the master artist’s creativity. His representations depict the dynamic of their changing relationship with a male-dominated environment KG Subramanyan, who left for the hereafter in 2016 at the age of 92, was an artist working with multiple media, besides being a scholar,...

Talks with Pakistan? Out of the question

Talks with Pakistan? Out of the question

Saturday, 01 September 2018 | Hiranmay Karlekar

We must not read too much into Pakistan’s proposal for conflict resolution in Kashmir. Instead of chasing a chimera, New Delhi should concentrate on countering the threat that Islamabad poses There is nothing to get excited over the reported statement by Pakistan’s Minister for Human Rights, Shireen Mazari, that the Pakistan...

Kerala tragedy: Deluge and after

Thursday, 23 August 2018 | Hiranmay Karlekar

The unprecedented floods in Kerala send out a single message: The world will have to pay a terrible price for disrespecting the environment The unprecedented floods in Kerala, and the massive grief and loss of life and property it has caused, send out a single message: The world will have to...

Deepening Afghanistan quagmire

Deepening Afghanistan quagmire

Saturday, 18 August 2018 | Hiranmay Karlekar

The US’ role in Afghanistan suffers from a fundamental flaw: It wants to win but is not prepared to do what it takes to achieve a victory. As a result, the Taliban surge continues Developments in Afghanistan over the last several days have brought to the fore the question whether the...

It's confirmed: Rigging it was

Thursday, 09 August 2018 | Hiranmay Karlekar

There can be no other description of what happened in the polls in Pakistan. It was an election thoroughly rigged by the Army that hoisted Imran Khan to power Few things in recent times has surprised this writer more than the breathtaking claim, even by Indians who ought to have known...

What next for Imran Khanij

What next for Imran Khanij

Saturday, 04 August 2018 | Hiranmay Karlekar

New Delhi needs to clearly understand that Imran Khan, hoisted to power by the Pakistan Army, will do what the Generals ask him to, particularly when it comes to Kashmir Fatima Bhutto cites two horrific incidents in a searing piece titled, ‘Imran Khan is only a player in the circus run...

State Editions

Odia singer Chitta Jena dies at 76

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Ganjam lawyer assaulted in police station

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

CB fails again to comply with High Court order

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

State releases Healthcare Vision-2025

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

MiO fetches Rs 4.20L-cr investment offers

14 November 2018 | SUDARSHAN CHHOTORAY | Bhubaneswar

5 MoUs signed for skill development in State

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer