Kushan Mitra

Kushan Mitra

Ignoring the warning signs

Ignoring the warning signs

Tuesday, 04 May 2021 | Kushan Mitra

We were wilfully unprepared for this tsunami of an outbreak of COVID-19, though the telltale marks were all in plain sight Anybody who has seen videos of the horrific 2004 tsunami that killed an estimated quarter of a million people, and there are several of these on YouTube, might have noticed...

Range Anxiety is a real concern

Range Anxiety is a real concern

Thursday, 01 April 2021 | Kushan Mitra

This uneasiness is quite realistic and no matter what the industry or the Government says, it isn’t going away anytime soon The latest season of the Netflix animated comedy series ‘Big Mouth’ introduces a character called ‘Tito the anxiety mosquito’. While the character is comedic, it does highlight the serious anxiety...

The electric challenge

The electric challenge

Wednesday, 31 March 2021 | Kushan Mitra

Higher fuel prices are convincing more people to think electric for next vehicle even though, ironically, the Government is subsidising eventual revenue loss During a recent round of increase in petrol and diesel prices, many crocodile tears were shed by the politicians of all hues. The Centre and State Governments have...

A reminder to be safe

A reminder to be safe

Friday, 26 March 2021 | Kushan Mitra

The government’s mandate to carmakers that requires compulsory airbags, for driver and front passenger, is a good move but road safety needs much more work This past week, on a school WhatsApp group, I got a reminder that it is a decade since I lost two batchmates in the space of...

Running with the Bulls

Running with the Bulls

Friday, 19 March 2021 | Kushan Mitra

Lamborghini is India’s most successful ultra-luxury car marque. And they want to keep on growing As a young boy, I had once bought an encyclopedia of world cars. If I remember correctly, it was for the years 1989-1990. The cover of that book, which must be in some trunk in my...

A new baby Mercedes

A new baby Mercedes

Friday, 12 March 2021 | Kushan Mitra

Is the new A-Class more than just a badge? The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is the new kid on the block when it comes to both Mercedes-Benz and the entry-level luxury sedan segment. This car effectively replaces the old CLA sedan, which was based on the old A-Class which — some of you...

Hyundai i20 wins Indian Car Of The Year 2021

Hyundai i20 wins Indian Car Of The Year 2021

Sunday, 28 February 2021 | Kushan Mitra | New Delhi

Indian Motorcycle of the Year goes to the Royal Enfield Meteor The Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2021 and the Indian Motorcycle Of The Year (IMOTY) 2021 awards were announced at a glittering ceremony here in Delhi. The winner of the ICOTY was the Hyundai i20 and the IMOTY award...

A flight and travel after one year

A flight and travel after one year

Saturday, 27 February 2021 | Kushan Mitra

As an air trip to Goa for an event after a year-long hiatus revealed, being constantly stressed about the virus is clearly not the way to be It is not good form to write columns in the first person but since this column talks of a personal experience, I will be...

State Editions

Cars to drive through MLCP at T3 arrival for three days

17 June 2021 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

G’gram to begin Sputnik V trial soon

17 June 2021 | Parvesh Sharma | Delhi

Man arrested for killing his wife

17 June 2021 | PNS | Delhi

CM praises small-scale enterprises in villages

17 June 2021 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

All shops, malls to open in Raipur on Sunday

17 June 2021 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Congress' women wing flays Modi govt

17 June 2021 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Sunday Edition

Talktime : ‘I have said no to many films initially’

13 June 2021 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Be smart, keep cool

13 June 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

‘Acting is my passion, love being part of this magical world’

13 June 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

WeeklyNatter

13 June 2021 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

World Wide Web of Artificial Intelligence

13 June 2021 | Akshat Tyagi | Agenda

The vaccine solution

13 June 2021 | Sonu Shivdasani | Agenda