Navneet Anand

Navneet Anand

Give Bt Brinjal  the go-ahead

Give Bt Brinjal the go-ahead

Friday, 19 October 2018 | Navneet Anand

The Narendra Modi Government must put an end to the ordeal of Bt Brinjal cultivators and consumers with a decisive verdict in favour of science With news circulating that India has sought Bangaldesh’s opinion on Bt Brinjal, that  farmers over there have been growing since 2013, the debate on Genetically Modified...

A model to contain myriad problems

Friday, 24 August 2018 | Navneet Anand

Kerala received an outpouring of goodwill and support from people across the country. How wonderful it would be if this becomes more common For many days in a row, floods in Kerala hogged the limelight and raised the nation’s consciousness. People displayed exemplary compassion,  thanks to mass media and social media...

North-East: The new engine for growth

Friday, 17 August 2018 | Navneet Anand

The BJP-led NDA’s march into the North-East has seen the region leverage its untapped potential to emerge as one of the fastest growing markets Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s emphasis on the North-East during his Independence Day address from the ramparts of the Red Fort could hardly be missed. Proudly, he spoke...

Wage war on corrupt NGOs

Friday, 10 August 2018 | Navneet Anand

The idea behind NGOs has lost sheen over the years; most have become synonymous with corruption. There is a need to restore their credibility Brajesh Thakur and Girija Tripathi are rapacious vultures. Disgraced managers of two shelter homes for girls in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur and Uttar Pradesh’s Deoria respectively, they represent a...

Staring at a future without water

Friday, 03 August 2018 | Navneet Anand

Isn’t it bizarre that in the same country where cities are inundated during the monsoon, there is a danger of massive water scarcityij For at least 20 years now, every year since 1997, this writer has been witnessing one compelling visual during the monsoon — a near-drowned bus or a car...

A good deal for mothers

Friday, 27 July 2018 | Navneet Anand

A decline in maternal mortality rate was possible due to the effective implementation of PMSMA. But this should not be the end of the story At a time when mainstream attention largely rests on the trivial to the tantalising, it will be heartening to explore some stories of goodness and success...

Myths and realities around inequality

Friday, 20 July 2018 | Navneet Anand

Slowly but steadily India is winning the battle against extreme poverty. Theories and data arguing otherwise seem biased Traveling is often fun, thanks to the training one received, as a journalist and a research scholar at New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University, most often, professional trips turn into an exercise in real-life...

Is this an age of un-enlightenment?

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 | Navneet Anand

Burari episode has brought to fore the sad fact that there are many who continue to struggle with inexplicable anxiety and psychological distress The Burari mass suicide is among the goriest incidents that one can recall in recent times. Eleven members of a family — from very old to very young...

State Editions

Pb CM to meet Israeli Prez on October 23

19 October 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh

Hry to form State Bench of GST Appellate Tribunal

19 October 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh

In brief

19 October 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh

Hry Police focusing on stress mgmt at workplace

19 October 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh

Sunday Edition

OddlyEnough

14 October 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda

'Ganesh vandana made on a lark with tune in mind'

14 October 2018 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Happiness in your hands

14 October 2018 | Dr Meenal Sharma Jagtap | Agenda

WeeklyNatter

14 October 2018 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Sky is the limit

14 October 2018 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Briefly Speaking

14 October 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda