Ill at ease

Ill at ease

Saturday, 22 January 2022 | Pioneer

As Kerala grapples with rising COVID cases, its ‘immaculate health care’ balloon has burst As the number of daily COVID-19 cases soared to 46,487 on Thursday, Kerala’s boast of being a role model for health care came crashing down like a pack of cards. The death toll in the State till...


Tuesday, 18 January 2022 | Pioneer

A section of population feels that the jab drive violates human rights and personal freedom Strangely, the exit of Novak Djokovic from Australia saw more anti-vaxxers getting angry than tennis fans. An anti-lockdown and anti-vaccine group quickly surfaced in Australia wondering if the tennis great was the “beacon of hope” to...


Monday, 17 January 2022 | Pioneer

The Assembly poll fight in Uttar Pradesh seems poised to go down to the wire For the first time in many years, the BJP seems to be on the back foot at the time of a crucial election. Despite all the odds, it put up a brave show in the Bengal...


Monday, 17 January 2022 | Pioneer

In the absence of enough data, it’s no good pretending that Delhi has conquered Omicron The figures are not adding up. That is a cause for worry. Delhi’s Health Minister Satyendra Jain insists the latest wave of COVID-19, led by the Omicron variant, has peaked in the city. Cases are going...

Rough & tumble

Saturday, 15 January 2022 | Pioneer

The game of UP’s throne is getting exciting by the day, and the Opposition is thrilled With just about a month to go for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, scheduled to be held in seven phases between February 10 and March 7, there are significantly noticeable rumblings in the electoral playfield....

Stepping up

Saturday, 15 January 2022 | Pioneer

The Govt and the SC are on same page on the need to bring about criminal law reforms For the last few days, the Delhi High Court is hearing petitions seeking to criminalise marital rape. During the hearings, the Centre has informed the court that it proposes a comprehensive revamp of...

Caution ahead

Friday, 14 January 2022 | Pioneer

The conduct of Assembly elections in pandemic times promises to be a tough ride for the EC With the recent announcement of dates for the Assembly polls in five States — Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa and Punjab — the Election Commission of India may have flagged the start of the...

Home truth

Friday, 14 January 2022 | Pioneer

The COVID-19 test results from home kits could throw up false negatives The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) says it is making available a range of COVID-19 testing kits with a definite purpose. It feels that easily available and cheap testing options will help in the early detection of symptomatic...

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23 January 2022 | Javare Gowda | Agenda

Being Adivasi

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Astroturf | Life: harmony of opposites

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Are you secure?

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Meditate on colours

23 January 2022 | Aarrti Zaveri | Agenda

Dynamics of Karma & Destiny

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