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Vikrant redux

Vikrant redux

Saturday, 30 July 2022 | Pioneer

India's first indigenous aircraft carrier highlights its technical knowhow and manufacturing capabilities With the Indian Navy on Thursday taking delivery of the first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) Vikrant from the public sector Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), Kochi, the country's defence capability just went a notch up. "The ship has undergone all...

Akhilesh's Predicament

Akhilesh's Predicament

Monday, 25 July 2022 | Pioneer

The two allies of Samajwadi Party, Rajbhar and shivpal Yadav have quit, leaving it in disarray The Samajwadi Party led by Akhilesh Yadav is still grappling with its defeat in the assembly elections. Nonetheless, its chief Akhilesh Yadav is in no mood to accommodate leaders who could challenge his authority or...

Media needs introspection

Media needs introspection

Monday, 25 July 2022 | Pioneer

CJI NV Ramana’s scathing remarks on the media should be regarding in right spirit There can be three media responses to Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana’s scathing remarks on the media. The first, and most inappropriate, would be whataboutery: what about the judiciary’s own failings? The huge backlog, the...

A timely decision

A timely decision

Saturday, 23 July 2022 | Pioneer

The Supreme Court decision to allow abortion to unmarried women is both progressive and timely TThe Supreme Court decision allowing abortion at 24 weeks to an unmarried woman is both timely and apt. It will go a long way in giving autonomy to women over their bodies. This is even more...

Let’s make it India!

Let’s make it India!

Saturday, 23 July 2022 | Pioneer

While the Centre is trying hard to boost manufacturing, states’ response is not as enthusiastic That manufacturing is not languishing is quite well-known. Something or the other comes up every day telling us that industry is not doing good in the country, notwithstanding the well-intentioned Make in India and production-linked incentives....

Why are they leaving India?

Why are they leaving India?

Friday, 22 July 2022 | Pioneer

The government must take a serious note of large number of Indians renouncing Indian citizenshp It may not be a headline though but is a cause of concern as statistics reveal that a record number of Indians applied to give up their Indian citizenship last year.  Needless to say, these are...

The road ahead

The road ahead

Friday, 22 July 2022 | Pioneer

Vis- -vis the government, the ideal Indian President is neither obsequious nor obstreperous The victory of the National Democratic Alliance’s candidate Droupadi Murmu in the Presidential election was a foregone conclusion. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA was shrewd to choose a tribal, and a woman to boot, as its candidate. In a...

Nothing neat about it!

Nothing neat about it!

Thursday, 21 July 2022 | Pioneer

The National Test Agency that conducts NEET must apologize to the female students What happened to the female students in Kerala at the NEET examination is indeed disturbing. Allegedly female students were asked to remove their innerwear and write the exam without it.  It is more shocking as it happened in...

Sunday Edition

Talktime | ‘Singing is my passion & my first interest’

07 August 2022 | SUPRIYA RAMESH | Sunday Pioneer

Smile with confidence

07 August 2022 | DR RIYA GUPTA | Sunday Pioneer

A Pawfect Day

07 August 2022 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

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

07 August 2022 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Masterstroke

07 August 2022 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

How the role of leadership is changing

07 August 2022 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer