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Scorcher

Scorcher

Wednesday, 18 May 2022 | Pioneer

Monsoon has hit the Andamans but relief from the heatwave isn’t likely soon in the north As the Capital continues to take a severe battering from hot and dry westerlies, the ongoing spell of heatwave may peak around Sunday with the maximum temperature predicted to settle around 48 degrees Celsius in...

Politics of caste census

Politics of caste census

Friday, 13 May 2022 | Pioneer

BJP leaders suspect that Nitish Kumar could use the issue of caste census to corner the saffron outfit Bihar politics is passing through uncertain times amid growing closeness between Chief Minister Nitish  Kumar and leader of opposition Tejaswai Yadav.  On Wednesday, Nitish and Tejashwi held an hour-long talk, on the RJD...

Ball is in Supreme Court

Ball is in Supreme Court

Friday, 13 May 2022 | Pioneer

Sex is by consent, within marriage and without Hindu marriages have evolved over the centuries. So, their values and forms are not eternal. Hindu marriages can legally end in divorce. So, they are no longer indissoluble. The two facts mean the institution of marriage is not etched in rock and was,...

Dwell on dwelling

Dwell on dwelling

Thursday, 12 May 2022 | Pioneer

Planned colonies for the poor are the answer, not bulldozers The issue of urban encroachments should be seen on a wider socio-political canvas and not just through the narrow confines of communal politics. While the word 'bulldozer' eases into our frame of political discourse, the attention should be on the uncontrolled...

A welcome step

A welcome step

Thursday, 12 May 2022 | Pioneer

There was a need to balance the interest of citizens with that of the state The Supreme Court’s decision to put on hold the much-abused sedition law is a welcome step. It goes a long way in assuring the people that the top court of the country is keeping its eyes...

Common ground

Common ground

Wednesday, 11 May 2022 | Pioneer

Balanced judiciary-executive ties can help settle contentious issues The judiciary and the executive appear to be looking for a mutually acceptable method of dealing with issues on which opinions are divided. Such a mindset, if seriously pursued, helps democracy. The immediate case in point is the demand for scrapping Section 124A...

Lanka under siege

Lanka under siege

Wednesday, 11 May 2022 | Pioneer

Demand for interim Govt. And  fresh elections are growing the country The violent turn of events in Sri Lanka leading to the resignation of Prime Minister Mahindra Rajapaksa and subsequent arson and rioting have raised fears of continued instability in the island nation. The way protestors freely went around setting fire...

AAP lays out its goal

AAP lays out its goal

Tuesday, 10 May 2022 | Pioneer

Kejriwal unveils ambitious plan to make AAP a pan-India force Speaking at a function in Nagpur on Sunday, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal revealed his goal for 2024  saying he would like to connect with 130 crore people of the country and not rely on stitching together an alliance to defeat...

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Smile with confidence

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A Pawfect Day

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Book Shaman in the City is the thriller you were looking for

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Masterstroke

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How the role of leadership is changing

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