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Address pendency issue

Address pendency issue

Monday, 08 August 2022 | Pioneer

The courts have four crores pending cases; inordinate delays leave lakhs languishing in jails It is high time to address the issue of pendency in lower courts so that speedy justice can be delivered in a minimum of time. The slow justice has ruined many lives and many people who should...

Al-Zawahri killing: Taliban role under scrutiny

Al-Zawahri killing: Taliban role under scrutiny

Wednesday, 03 August 2022 | Pioneer

The Taliban had promised in the 2020 Doha Agreement that they would not harbour al-Qaida members The US drone strike that killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri on the balcony of a Kabul safe house intensified global scrutiny Tuesday of Afghanistan's Taliban rulers and further undermined their efforts to secure international recognition...

Hooch tragedy in ‘dry' State

Hooch tragedy in ‘dry' State

Wednesday, 03 August 2022 | Pioneer

The loss of lives due to consumption of spurious liquor is deplorable. Despite tall claims, it flows freely across the country At least 45 lives have been claimed by spurious liquor in Gujarat last week. Many are undergoing treatment in various hospitals as a result of consuming 'hooch', the illicit liquor...

Big blow to terror

Big blow to terror

Wednesday, 03 August 2022 | Pioneer

This, however, doesn’t mean the end of jihadist terror, for our neighbourhood remains as dangerous a place as it ever was The killing of Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in a US strike in Afghanistan is surely a big blow to the terrorist group he headed since its founder Osama bin...

Monsoon session washout

Monsoon session washout

Tuesday, 02 August 2022 | Pioneer

The Government must ensure that the Upper House functions smoothly by accommodating the Opposition's point of view It looks like the ongoing Monsoon session of Rajya Sabha is going to be a total washout. Two weeks after it started on July 18, it is yet to pass a bill and its...

Did Xi bully Biden?

Did Xi bully Biden?

Tuesday, 02 August 2022 | Pioneer

The Biden administration doesn’t appear to be supporting Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan The media is wondering whether Washington has blinked in its latest confrontation with Beijing. US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to the Indo-Pacific region reportedly included Taiwan, leading to sharp reactions from China which regards Taiwan...

ED just got more teeth

ED just got more teeth

Monday, 01 August 2022 | Pioneer

The Supreme Court has upheld the amendments to PMLA with a caveat that it must be used judiciously In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court has upheld the amendments made to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) by parliament. The judgment backs the amendments almost in letter and spirit but with...

The great Indian paradox

The great Indian paradox

Saturday, 30 July 2022 | Pioneer

Even as our nation is poised to become a superpower, it is yet to deal with basic issues like floods and droughts Even as India is celebrating the landmark 75th anniversary of Independence from colonial masters, this great nation is still struggling to address basic issues faced by citizens. India has...

Sunday Edition

Talktime | ‘Singing is my passion & my first interest’

07 August 2022 | SUPRIYA RAMESH | Sunday Pioneer

Smile with confidence

07 August 2022 | DR RIYA GUPTA | Sunday Pioneer

A Pawfect Day

07 August 2022 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Book Shaman in the City is the thriller you were looking for

07 August 2022 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Masterstroke

07 August 2022 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

How the role of leadership is changing

07 August 2022 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer