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Cancer of illegal mining

Cancer of illegal mining

Thursday, 21 July 2022 | Pioneer

Illegal mining is rampant in the country and the mafia is ruling the roost. High time they are dealt with strictly. So far, the murder of 57-year-old Haryana Police DSP Surender Singh at Tauru in Haryana’s Nuh district has evoked Pro-forma responses from those who matter. The Pioneer reported, “Haryana ADGP...

Road ahead

Road ahead

Saturday, 16 July 2022 | Pioneer

The new Government in Colombo should always remember that India is its real friend How the mighty fall! Members of the Rajapaksa family, who ruled Sri Lanka with impunity not long ago, are either hiding in the country or trying to flee it. Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s resignation as Sri Lankan President and its...

All at sea

All at sea

Friday, 15 July 2022 | Pioneer

Lankan nationals, troubled though they are, must not be allowed to stay in India Sri Lanka, the ‘emerald island’, has once again brought alive the image of a teardrop in the Indian Ocean. The island nation which saw assassinations, murders, mayhem and terrorism for almost three decades thanks to a despot by the...

Silence zone?

Silence zone?

Friday, 15 July 2022 | Pioneer

The LS Secretariat’s move to banish a number of harmless words is an exercise in futility By issuing a new booklet listing unparliamentary words for both Houses of Parliament, the Lok Sabha Secretariat has exposed itself as worse than a censor — as the headquarters of speech control. It intends to proscribe,...

At a crossroads

At a crossroads

Thursday, 14 July 2022 | Pioneer

The row over the National Emblem ‘replica’  atop new Parliament building was best avoided There is something about the new Parliament building that keeps it in the news for all the wrong reasons. Right from the beginning, questions were raised about the rationale behind starting it during the trying times of...

Needed: deregulation

Needed: deregulation

Thursday, 14 July 2022 | Pioneer

Deregulation, and not price control, is the way ahead to bring down prices and boost industry The index of industrial production (IIP) numbers for May and retail inflation data for June released by the Government on Tuesday give a mixed picture of the economy. While there is a rebound in factory output,...

At a crossroads

At a crossroads

Wednesday, 13 July 2022 | Pioneer

Under EPS, the AIADMK stands stronger but it must proceed with caution The election of Edappadi Palaniswami as the interim general secretary of the AIADMK and expulsion of O Panneerselvam along with four associates are on expected lines. Panneerselvam, who had been the coordinator of the party steering committee since September 2017,...

Dividend, not a curse

Dividend, not a curse

Wednesday, 13 July 2022 | Pioneer

That India may become the most populous country in 2023 isn’t necessarily bad news The 27th edition of the United Nations’ World Population Prospects 2022, which projects India to become the most populous country surpassing China in 2023, brings focus on the subject in the country. Population has been a major issue...

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

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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