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For progress?

For progress?

Saturday, 25 June 2022 | Pioneer

A BJP MLA’s proclamation on 50 States after  the LS poll must be for the right reasons Stoking a political controversy, BJP’s Karnataka leader Umesh Vishwanath Katti has stated that once PM Narendra Modi returns to power after the 2024 elections, the nation will have 50 States. He even elaborated the...

Ado about nothing

Ado about nothing

Tuesday, 21 June 2022 | Pioneer

It now transpires that Pakistan can’t take medical care of its ex-President Pervez Musharraf Call it the fear of the unknown or the karma catching up with him, Pakistan’s former military leader Pervez Musharraf is likely to stay on in Dubai, his family has hinted as the required “medical facilities are...

Fuelling the fire

Fuelling the fire

Tuesday, 21 June 2022 | Pioneer

Acute and persisting job crisis has inflamed people’s passions against the Agnipath scheme A major, if not the main, factor contributing to the agitation against the Agnipath scheme is massive unemployment all around, especially at the low-skill levels. One need not be an economist to know that. The Narendra Modi Government...

Need for caution

Need for caution

Monday, 20 June 2022 | Pioneer

Corona cases are rising again but there’s no major concern of a deadly third wave   Coronavirus cases in India are again on the rise, though the number is still not alarmingly high. For the first time in months, the daily cases crossed the 10,000-mark this month and have remained over the 10k...

Back in favour?

Back in favour?

Monday, 20 June 2022 | Pioneer

The FATF comment is widely seen as a positive gesture towards Islamabad Pakistan Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar recently claimed: “Pakistan is just one step away from exiting the grey list, God willing.” Leaders from our western neighbour are not famous for being truthful, but her statement may...

Tough battle

Tough battle

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Pioneer

The major players are busy finalising their strategy for the presidential and 2024 Lok Sabha election The Narendra Modi Government has entered the last lap of its tenure. The presidential election, scheduled for July 18, will be the precursor to the dance of democracy in 2024. Presidential hopefuls have started filing...

Govt walks Agnipath

Govt walks Agnipath

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Pioneer

The scheme may be well-meaning but the various stakeholders should’ve been properly consulted The Government’s Agnipath scheme for the Indian military is well-intentioned. It is aimed at cutting down the salary and pension bills. For the current fiscal, of the total defence budget of Rs 525,166 crore, as much as Rs...

Path of fire?

Path of fire?

Friday, 17 June 2022 | Pioneer

The Agnipath scheme is drawing fire from all quarters: Politicians, aspirants, general public The Centre’s Agnipath scheme for recruitment of armed defence personnel has stoked public protests across at least seven States, besides leading to a political slugfest. Getting brickbats from across the political spectrum, the plan has expectedly been criticised...

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