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In a hurry?

In a hurry?

Monday, 26 July 2021 | Pioneer

The Delhi Govt allowing public transport to ply at 100% capacity raises a number of uncomfortable questions Another step towards unlocking Delhi would take place today, Monday. Indeed, people will welcome it that buses are plying at full capacity though standing passengers would still not be allowed. Cinema halls are also...

The fifth coming

The fifth coming

Wednesday, 21 July 2021 | Pioneer

Nepal’s new PM must work hard to repair ties with India and to regain his people’s trust Finally, Sher Bahadur Deuba has made it to the Nepal Prime Minister’s seat for the fifth time, easily securing the confidence of the Lower House in the country’s Parliament. The road back to the...

Recklessness

Recklessness

Wednesday, 21 July 2021 | Pioneer

Owing to laxity by the States and citizens, the Supreme Court is forced to intervene Does the Supreme Court have to stand between India and a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic? It appears so, considering the casual approach of some States and the people alike to respecting the safety protocols....

‘Mamata Amma’

‘Mamata Amma’

Tuesday, 20 July 2021 | Pioneer

For the first time, the Bengal CM is planning a massive outreach in States across the country Fresh from her landslide victory in this year’s West Bengal Assembly polls, Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress boss Mamata Banerjee is planning to flex her political muscles and take her national ambitions one step...

The Pegasus Project

The Pegasus Project

Tuesday, 20 July 2021 | Pioneer

A thorough probe into the reported act of snooping is surely needed to clear the air Snoopgate is back. Facebook claimed in 2019 that a spyware, Pegasus, developed by Israeli cyberweapons company NSO Group, was used to target Indians, lawyers and rights activists among them. This Sunday, Pegasus surfaced again, reportedly...

Scare at the Games

Scare at the Games

Monday, 19 July 2021 | Pioneer

Being held under COVID’s shadow, the Olympics promise to shift the focus to human spirit The centuries-old motto of the Olympics, Citius, Altius, Fortius (Latin for “Faster, Higher, Stronger”), seems to be more relevant at this year’s Tokyo Games than it has ever been before as the world’s “biggest sporting carnival”...

My way or highway!

My way or highway!

Monday, 19 July 2021 | Pioneer

Sidhu is the new Punjab Congress president but Captain would still lead the party into the poll The decision of the Congress to foist Navjot Singh Sidhu on Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, warms the cockles of the latter’s opponents within and outside the party. Sidhu is now the new...

Grandiloquence

Grandiloquence

Saturday, 17 July 2021 | Pioneer

Kejriwal’s demand to bestow the Bharat Ratna on Sunderlal Bahuguna is just a gimmick for votes The politicians in India are an amazing breed, going to any length to pocket people’s votes. Hardly anybody clad in khadi is averse to this trait or modus operandi to curry favour with the electorate,...

Sunday Edition

Need to build a support system for rural India

25 July 2021 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

Changing demographic profiles & women

25 July 2021 | Rajesh Mehta & Uddeshya Goel | Agenda

How fine is ‘I am fine’?

25 July 2021 | Nidhi Upadhyay | Agenda

Astroturf | Watch your thoughts

25 July 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Education on pandemic mode

25 July 2021 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘It is important to find happiness in small things’

25 July 2021 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer