Navneet Anand

Navneet Anand

Justice delayed but not denied

Justice delayed but not denied

Friday, 11 January 2019 | Navneet Anand

While VP Singh’s overnight embrace of Mandal Commission recommendations caused a serious stir, the 2019 tool is a step in the right direction The summer of 1990 was simmering in more ways than one. The decision to implement the controversial Mandal Commission recommendations led to widespread agitation. As young students,...

The emerging New India

Friday, 16 November 2018 | Navneet Anand

There are a few who look beyond the traditional paradigm of idolising political leadership and evaluate leaders based on what they deliver Damu Tirkey is a passionate young man. Attached to a political social outfit, he works tirelessly for tribal welfare across 501 villages in Sundargarh district. Belonging to the Oram...

Spurt in social discord?

Saturday, 10 November 2018 | Navneet Anand

As ambitions and the pursuit of wealth take precedence over older values like affection and respect, social cohesion is the casualty In a society that is rapidly getting less real and more virtual, a festival like Diwali comes as a great boost to our social cohesiveness. The country remains hooked on...

Contemporary parallels

Friday, 02 November 2018 | Navneet Anand

As the Congress braces to take on the BJP stalwarts of development — Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Raman Singh — it will need to build a counter-narrative One of the most interesting questions in this week’s episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati was: Which politician has served as Chief Minister, Governor, Vice...

Improving India’s tax compliance

Friday, 26 October 2018 | Navneet Anand

While India has made great strides in expanding the tax base, there are miles to go before we enhance compliance levels to the optimum So steeped are we in a culture of collusion and callousness that even regular action of Government agencies begin to be seen with suspicion. By now, it...

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...

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...

State Editions

Guv reviews State, Central projects in Puri

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha holds investors’ meet in Gujarat

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Elephant injures 5 in Garhwa

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Palamu holds impressive sacred soil function

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Print Media team wins Tata Steel Media Cup

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

DPS, Ranchi holds Annual Day-ASIMIT

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

20 January 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer