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Punjab battle

Punjab battle

Friday, 18 February 2022 | Pioneer

As the D-day draws closer, political leaders are busy running down other claimants Ahead of the Punjab Assembly election, the leaders of various parties have let loose a volley of explanations, allegations and proclamations. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh was removed from his post...

Uphill State

Uphill State

Monday, 14 February 2022 | Pioneer

Uttarakhand votes today; who among the BJP, Congress and AAP will make it to the top? As Uttarakhand goes to Assembly election today, the voters are faced with Hobson’s choice. Traditionally, the hill State witnesses a direct fight between the Congress and the BJP, cornering nearly a third of total votes...

Power of the purse

Power of the purse

Monday, 14 February 2022 | Pioneer

It’s time for the IPL to plough back funds and invest in, nurture future generations A heady mix of glitz, glamour and capital! That just about sums up the 2022 mega auction of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Ten teams with a maximum limit of Rs 90 crore each turned it...

‘Didiyon, bhuliyon’

‘Didiyon, bhuliyon’

Saturday, 12 February 2022 | Pioneer

Modi seeks votes in Uttarakhand speaking in the vernacular but ignores main issues With the first phase of the current cycle of Assembly elections behind us, the battle is heating up for Round II on February 14, especially in Uttarakhand. A BJP Government currently reigns over the hill State and the...

Snowballing

Snowballing

Saturday, 12 February 2022 | Pioneer

  The hijab controversy has unravelled a host of other related issues and critical questions Karnataka’s hijab controversy is not a local college issue anymore. It is not even a State issue. Its repercussions, abjectly communal, are being noticed across the nation. It has raised critical questions on constitutional freedom and rights...

Prudent step

Prudent step

Friday, 11 February 2022 | Pioneer

Delhi Govt’s decision to regularise 700 DJB staff is a step in the right direction Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal recently announced the regularisation of 700 contractual Delhi Jal Board (DJB) employees. Correctly terming it “a landmark” and “first-of-its-kind step” which went against the nationwide trend of privatisation and lowering the...

Hurting students

Hurting students

Friday, 11 February 2022 | Pioneer

Indian medical students pursuing courses in Chinese varsities are caught in a cleft stick Nearly 23,000 Indians studying medicine in Chinese universities find themselves caught between the devil and the deep blue sea. The students returned to India in 2020 as China shut down because of COVID-19. China is not issuing...

Flighty course

Flighty course

Thursday, 10 February 2022 | Pioneer

The TN Government is playing with lives of the poor students by scrapping NEET The farce being staged in Tamil Nadu over the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to undergraduate medical courses basically is ‘much ado about nothing’. The Bill adopted by the Tamil Nadu Assembly scrapping NEET...

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