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Filthy air?

Filthy air?

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | Pioneer

US President Donald Trump has a point about Indian air quality and it is no laughing matter People living in north India, particularly Delhi, under truly choking conditions would not really disagree with US President Donald Trump’s statement about India’s air being filthy. They should hope that this ultimate repudiation...

Chase the virus

Chase the virus

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 | Pioneer

India may be just about flattening its pandemic curve but all depends on how we handle the festival gush There is some good news for India at last where the pandemic is concerned. The number of new Coronavirus infections and casualties has declined in the last three weeks and the spread...

Wrong at many levels

Wrong at many levels

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 | Pioneer

By calling a Dalit woman candidate an ‘item’, Kamal Nath may have cost the Congress its chances in the MP bypolls It has been less than a month that the Hathras gang-rape and murder of a Dalit woman got the nation’s sympathy. But in the absence of any action, the atrocities...

Excesses on Uighurs

Excesses on Uighurs

Monday, 19 October 2020 | Pioneer

India should join other nations in taking up the plight of the ethnic minority to counter China on Ladakh What China is doing to Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang can be compared to what Adolf Hitler did to Jews in Germany at different levels, restricting freedom of religion or belief, wiping out...

Puja politics

Puja politics

Monday, 19 October 2020 | Pioneer

Given the spate of funding to puja committees and pandal inaugurals, the BJP is challenging the TMC on the Hindutva plank Bengal’s unabated Coronavirus spiral would logically demand that mass-spreading events, especially the community festival of Durga Puja, be scaled down with the tightest protocols to limit a super contagious congregation....

New timetable

New timetable

Saturday, 17 October 2020 | Pioneer

The Indian Railways plan to reduce mail and express train services has angered some people but it is a necessary step When the Railway Budget was presented separately until recently, concerned Ministers used to shower their largesse upon their home States as well as those of their friends. These usually included...

China's bluster

China's bluster

Saturday, 17 October 2020 | Pioneer

Beijing will continue to make tall claims, hoping to coerce us in a bloodless war. New Delhi must encircle it in the neighbourhood For years together, China’s intimidatory tactics and surreptitious salami slicing of territories had gone unchallenged along our Himalayan border. A logistically disadvantaged India meant that China could keep...

Yet another silly idea

Yet another silly idea

Friday, 16 October 2020 | Pioneer

The ban on generators is another one in a list of impractical ideas to control pollution that skirts the central issue The ban on using generators in the National Capital Region (NCR), when air quality levels hit hazardous highs,  must have been thought up by someone who lives in a ground...

State Editions

Covid-19 cases on  decline in State

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

IN BRIEF

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Lalu likely to sacrifice goats to please Goddess Durga

25 October 2020 | VIJAY DEO JHA | Ranchi

Congress intensifies poll campaign in Bermo

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

JD(U) joins hands with  BJP for by-election

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Dussehra of Kulasekaranpatinam, Tuticorin

25 October 2020 | Experts | Agenda

The Return of Delhi Smog

25 October 2020 | Sonal Shukla | Agenda

Astroturf: Season of empowerment

25 October 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Dauntless picks

25 October 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘It’s a matter of perception on how to value artwork’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

‘I shifted to NY to explore international music’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer