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The memorial push

The memorial push

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 | Pioneer

The Mumbai mayor has now moved to a zoo campus to make way for Thackeray museum City zoos aren’t exactly forests but a reminder of what we’ve lost out on in our relentless march towards civilised living — the call of the wild. So long these have been dots of biosphere...

Let justice prevail

Friday, 18 January 2019 | Pioneer

The swift elevation of two Supreme Court judges is raising more questions about probity If last year’s press conference by four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court, including current CJI Ranjan Gogoi, had compromised the pristine institutional worth of the judiciary over its capacity to be transparent and neutral, the latest...

Cyber problems

Friday, 18 January 2019 | Pioneer

Lax data protection norms and callous understanding of security are making India a prime target for cyber criminals Data has been declared as the new oil. Much like the early days of oil exploration by companies, there is a rush to secure the most valuable data as soon as possible and...

What next for Britain?

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | Pioneer

As Britain’s time in the EU draws to a close, it has to decide to leave without a deal or not leave at all The problem with “yes” and “no” questions is that they leave out the greys, the “but” that almost every single one of us uses to qualify...

Quota push and a drag

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | Pioneer

HRD Ministry hikes seats for EWS students but  educational institutions are clearly not ready Now that the ten per cent quota for the economically backward sections of society, irrespective of caste and class markers, is law, the grandeur of announcement and the idealism of ensuring a just social order have made...

Under trial

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | Pioneer

The case of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn for financial irregularities is also a test of the Japanese legal system Carlos Ghosn, the former Chairman of Japanese car manufacturer Nissan and one of the only rockstars among senior managers in the automotive industry, spent the New Year in a small cell...

Karnataka drama

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | Pioneer

Destabilising the Cong-JD(S) government is all about tainting the mahagatbandhan Who would have thought that the 2019 elections would be a desperate lunge for political posturing before survival with major national parties squabbling over Karnataka yet again, engaging in horse-trading, indulging in allegations and counter-allegations of poaching from each other’s camps...

Beefing up borders

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Pioneer

Govt clears 44 strategic roads along our boundary with China but we wish the nod had come earlier Perhaps it is too little and too late in the day but the Modi Government has finally got round to doing what should have been done long ago, focus on building strategic...

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