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Love has no boundaries

Love has no boundaries

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 | Pioneer

Dutee Chand has declared that she is in a same-sex relationship; she should be applauded for her bravery Same-sex  relationships in India have only recently become legal after the Supreme Court read down the infamous Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code last year. That was a long time coming and...

Space age diplomacy

Space age diplomacy

Friday, 17 May 2019 | Pioneer

NASA to send payload on Chandrayaan-2, signals extra-terrestrial cooperation This, too, is happening. The US space agency NASA is literally hitching a ride on Chandrayaan-2, India’s second Moon mission satellite. Planned for a July launch, it will have 13 payloads and one passive experiment from NASA. No doubt that our second...

Sonia’s olive branch

Sonia’s olive branch

Friday, 17 May 2019 | Pioneer

The Congress has woken up to the grand alliance alternative but it may be too little too late As election results draw closer, with some predicting the possibility of a reduced tally for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and a strong showing by federal players, the Congress has decided to croak...

Slipping on oil

Slipping on oil

Thursday, 16 May 2019 | Pioneer

India has bought some time on volume of imports from Iran but is caught between it and the US Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif may have looked for some middle ground on India’s oil purchases from his country despite US sanctions but we are in no position to commit. Although...

Ocean of darkness

Ocean of darkness

Thursday, 16 May 2019 | Pioneer

The vandalism of Vidyasagar’s bust is way beyond political point-scoring, it is a demolition of the idea of India Had revival of the true Hindu consciousness been the real intention and the mind had indeed perceived its sacredness, then nobody would have smashed the statue of Bengal’s Renaissance man, Ishwar Chandra...

Whatsapp cracked

Whatsapp cracked

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 | Pioneer

A fear of surveillance made users switch to this platform but now it has admitted it has been compromised. What next? Security and the knowledge that communications are direct and private are the underpinnings of any major communications service. So the knowledge that Whatsapp, the world’s most widely-used communication service with...

Modi, Patnaik warm up

Modi, Patnaik warm up

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 | Pioneer

The Odisha CM is keeping the door ajar for a post-poll pact by negotiating a Central largesse for the cyclone-hit State If he wins another term in the Assembly, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik would enter the club of the longest serving Chief Ministers of the country by dint...

Breaking up Facebook?

Breaking up Facebook?

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 | Pioneer

Chris Hughes has argued that the platform is an existential threat to the world and needs to be fragmented Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes made his millions when the social networking giant went public, but after that he has taken a strong advocacy point and even during a visit to India almost...

State Editions

Admission for UG courses begins in city colleges

22 May 2019 | Divya Modi | Ranchi

BJP trying to lure Cong MLAs, says Nath

22 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Matching VVPAT slips would delay results: CEO

22 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

BSP suspends Ramveer Upadhyay

22 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

12 killed in mishaps

22 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

19 May 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Left, TMC urge EC to ensure free, fair polling

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

19 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer