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

Humans & other living beings

Humans & other living beings

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Hiranmay Karlekar

On the fundamental question of animal personhood, the grounds to exclude nonhumans from humans’ moral and legal universe do not hold at all According to reports, the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in New York State, has rejected, by five votes to two, the plea that Happy, a...

Afghan women’s rights are still far

Afghan women’s rights are still far

Saturday, 22 January 2022 | Hiranmay Karlekar

The Taliban’s recent announcements fail to inspire confidence and don’t go far enough to impress the international community Two news items, published in newspapers on January 20, 2022, merit attention. The first by AFP, carried in the Delhi edition of a leading daily, is about Acting Afghan Prime Minister Mohammad Hassan...

Will the Taliban leaders grow apart?

Will the Taliban leaders grow apart?

Saturday, 08 January 2022 | Hiranmay Karlekar

Unless the glue of power keeps it together, there is a distinct possibility of the Islamist militia falling apart, given its internal differences Ever since the Taliban established their sway over Afghanistan in 1996, the question that has remained a persistent background whisper is whether their regime would last, and for...

Sunday Edition

Religious Interactions – A Reappraisal

26 June 2022 | Susan Mishra | Agenda

A search for self-fulbillment

26 June 2022 | Navin Upadhyay | Agenda

The Trail of Buddha is like a fascinating train journey

26 June 2022 | RAJ KANWAR | Agenda

The art of job-hunting

26 June 2022 | Deepak Kumar Jha | Agenda

Astroturf | Adapt fresh methods proven by research for clear lead

26 June 2022 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Indo-Pacific Eco Framework: Concept to strategy

26 June 2022 | Vivek Mishra/ Mrityunjaya Dubey | Agenda