Navneet Anand

Navneet Anand

AIDS war far  from over

AIDS war far from over

Friday, 07 December 2018 | Navneet Anand

Don’t be mistaken that the epidemic is under control. A WHO report says we can’t drop guard For those who thought that AIDS had become a thing of the past, a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) must serve as an eye-opener. The fact is that the epidemic demands more...

Parenting our future generations

Friday, 12 October 2018 | Navneet Anand

It’s about time we encouraged our children to dream big and aspire. Only then can we hear more stories like those of Swapna Burman and Hima Das Thanks to social media, we have increasingly begun to learn and applaud success stories. Not too long ago, we came across the great story...

Tribute to Gandhi, the journalist

Friday, 05 October 2018 | Navneet Anand

Gandhiji’s reliance on mass media to mould public opinion and aid political mobilisation shows some of his successful experiments in journalism During childhood I heard stories of Mahatma Gandhi’s freedom struggle from my father. Growing up in Jawaharlal Nehru University while pursuing sociology, my interests lay in mass media of communication...

Police reforms remain a pipe-dream

Friday, 28 September 2018 | Navneet Anand

Police reforms have been a talking point for years but remain a non-starter. The Government must prioritise this in the few months left of its term On September 22, 2006, the Supreme Court had delivered what’s often called a historic judgement on police reforms. The Court had spelt out seven directions...

Following Sikkim’s environment trail

Friday, 21 September 2018 | Navneet Anand

At a time when India has the dubious distinction of being a laggard in nurturing the environment, we should emulate the tiny State of Sikkim This is one feat we could do without. A report, ‘The World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision, released by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs,...

Dismantling roadblocks to governance

Friday, 14 September 2018 | Navneet Anand

Citizen-centric initiatives of the Government prove we’re progressing from the archaic mindset of lower-level bureaucrats towards good governance My father is a retired professor in his mid 80s and one of his biggest challenges is the annual ritual of proving to the State Bank of India that he is alive so...

End bickering over demonetisation

Friday, 07 September 2018 | Navneet Anand

Forget the usual debates about demonetisation being a hit or a miss. It has achieved its stated objective, the formalisation of the Indian economy, in large measure In the wake of the demonetisation brouhaha over its alleged failures, one is reminded of Sweden which once suffered a spate of robberies. So...

Country that dares to dream and achieve

Friday, 31 August 2018 | Navneet Anand

looks like good days for Indian sports have finally arrived as the nation is set to alter its cricket-only nation tag. Asian Games demonstrated just that Anyone who grew up in the 1980s and 1990s, in the pre-television era, would vividly remember the modulated voice of Sushil Doshi, unarguably India’s first...

Sunday Edition

Full support to UP police: Gen Rawat

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Will win at least 140 seats in MP: BJP

09 December 2018 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Indian Navy ship seizes arms, ammunition off Somali coast

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

New Delhi:

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Yogi trying to derail probe in Bulandshahr violence: Congress

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer