Pioneer

Pioneer

End of the runway

End of the runway

Saturday, 16 February 2019 | Pioneer

Production of Airbus A380 is coming to a close by 2021 and we should not forget this engineering marvel In May 2007, Vijay Mallya and his Kingfisher Airlines were both still flying high. A year earlier, the flamboyant businessman and the then Member of Parliament had ordered five of Airbus’ massive...

Conscience keeper

Conscience keeper

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | Pioneer

Amol Palekar is not pursuing an agenda but raising a pertinent question on democratising art It is not about Naseeruddin Shah or an Amol Palekar being known for their cinematic splendour and the assumption that their remarks must have been made to stir up a deliberate controversy simply because they do...

The jobs dilemma

The jobs dilemma

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | Pioneer

Yes, new ones are being created but the problem is that they are far too less to solve a crisis Like a wounded lion bristling with pride at those who want to usurp his turf, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unusually combative speech in Parliament where he denied that India...

An infernal tax

An infernal tax

Monday, 11 February 2019 | Pioneer

The spectacularly horrible ‘Angel Tax’ runs the risk of crippling entrepreneurship in India Oftentimes when reality in India does not match the image that is painted, one takes it as a part of life. But when the image, that is being painted, is backed up by speeches, programmes and promises, making...

Pawar’s U-turn

Pawar’s U-turn

Monday, 11 February 2019 | Pioneer

Is the NCP leader sensing national relevance again by throwing in his lot with the mahagathbandhan? An image that endured during the recent United India rally of the Opposition magathbandhan was that of NCP chief Sharad Pawar as sheet anchor, with chief organiser and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee constantly relying...

A virtuous penalty

A virtuous penalty

Saturday, 09 February 2019 | Pioneer

It’s heartening to see that the Delhi High Court has made community service a part of judicial punishment Community Service’ is a hallmark of justice systems across the world. Many people very often commit small crimes, or an offence where sending someone to jail might be judicial overreach or beyond...

Rate cut cheer

Rate cut cheer

Saturday, 09 February 2019 | Pioneer

The RBI unexpectedly cut rates but will it provide the impetus the Indian consumer economy needs? The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut its benchmark lending rate by 25 basis points to 6.25 per cent. And while many expected the dispensation in the RBI under new Governor Shaktikanta Das to...

Not just for a week

Not just for a week

Friday, 08 February 2019 | Pioneer

With over a million deaths on Indian roads, we have to make road safety a year-round obsession Most statistics surrounding road deaths in India are shocking  because there comes a realisation that so many of these are wholly preventable. In 2017, over 26,000 people, who died in road accidents, had not...

State Editions

43 year-old-man dies after being hit by train

17 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

MP Cabinet Ok’s constitution of Dierectorate of IT, Cadre

17 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Guard of honour to 2 martyrs at airport

17 February 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

CM hikes aid for kin of each martyr to Rs 25L

17 February 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Martyr Vijay Soreng cremated with State Honours

17 February 2019 | Saurav Roy | Ranchi

State readies to host PM in Hazaribagh today

17 February 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

27 more hotels to shut in Karol Bagh in Delhi

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Tech Mahindra board to meet on Feb 21

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

HCSL begins construction of new yard

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Apollo Hospital offers to treat free injured CRPF troopers

17 February 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer