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Saving the economy

Saving the economy

Friday, 23 August 2019 | Pioneer

Scapegoats for the economic contagion will be found, but that there is a problem remains a fact To be fair to Indian policy-makers, it is true that the economic slowdown is impacting countries across the world, and they could potentially use that as a crutch to explain away India’s current problems....

Plastic problem

Plastic problem

Monday, 19 August 2019 | Pioneer

It may be a wonder material but its overuse has an environmental cost. Are replacements worthy? When we first synthesised plastic polymers from crude oil residues, mankind hardly knew how dominant a part they would become of modern life. Like it or not, we cannot imagine modern life without plastics. Think...

India wins at UNSC

India wins at UNSC

Monday, 19 August 2019 | Pioneer

Our diplomatic offensive at UNSC was weather-proofed enough to drown out both Pakistan and China Given the suddenness of the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, its bifurcation and changed status to a Union Territory, Modi 2.0, in contrast, had amply prepared its diplomatic offensive, anticipating queries, anxieties and...

Fly over North Pole

Fly over North Pole

Saturday, 17 August 2019 | Pioneer

Air India becomes first Indian airline to take the Arctic fly path and save us miles At a time when its privatisation and strategic disinvestment only highlight the morass our national carrier has crashed into, Air India has done the country proud by conquering an uncharted path. On Independence Day, it...

Will the CDS help?

Will the CDS help?

Saturday, 17 August 2019 | Pioneer

Jointmanship won’t have a cascading impact unless we upgrade the basic infrastructure and tech edge of our forces After pitching a nationalist campaign foregrounding the valour of our forces post-Balakot, the Modi 2.0 regime was considered as cold-shouldering them when it slow-pedalled their concerns on One Rank One Pension, cut their...

Map my India

Map my India

Friday, 16 August 2019 | Pioneer

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s I-Day speech was about consolidating past gains and deciding targets that need to be met by 2022 in mission mode Normally Independence Day speeches by Prime Ministers are considered to be statements of achievements and vision mantras, purely intended to convey the feeling that the going is...

Give development a chance

Give development a chance

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | Pioneer

With the Modi Government completing 75 days of governance today, the Prime Minister speaks about the way forward and touches upon key issues like J&K and the importance of education With Prime Minister Narendra Modi completing 75 days today in his second avatar as the nation’s helmsman, he speaks extensively to...

Hong Kong troubles

Hong Kong troubles

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | Pioneer

One reason why China has not been able to chide India on Article 370 is because it is facing a crisis in Hong Kong Diplomats will tell you that China bristles at any perceived ‘interference’ in its ‘internal affairs’ and for years the fear of hitback has meant that it has...

Sunday Edition

Game on!

18 August 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda

Krishna, the nation builder

18 August 2019 | Dr. Asha Goswami | Agenda

Happiness in digital world

18 August 2019 | Dr Awdhesh Singh | Agenda

Faith does more than heal

18 August 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Let love play the game changer

18 August 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Art for the soul

18 August 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer