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Vendetta?

Vendetta?

Friday, 24 June 2022 | Pioneer

The UP Govt’s action of bulldozing illegal houses in the State has raised a lot of heat and dust The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh Government has been brazening out the allegations of ‘bulldozer politics’, which is basically a euphemism for targeting those people who have been speaking out against the ruling...

Need for caution

Need for caution

Monday, 20 June 2022 | Pioneer

Corona cases are rising again but there’s no major concern of a deadly third wave   Coronavirus cases in India are again on the rise, though the number is still not alarmingly high. For the first time in months, the daily cases crossed the 10,000-mark this month and have remained over the 10k...

Back in favour?

Back in favour?

Monday, 20 June 2022 | Pioneer

The FATF comment is widely seen as a positive gesture towards Islamabad Pakistan Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar recently claimed: “Pakistan is just one step away from exiting the grey list, God willing.” Leaders from our western neighbour are not famous for being truthful, but her statement may...

Tough battle

Tough battle

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Pioneer

The major players are busy finalising their strategy for the presidential and 2024 Lok Sabha election The Narendra Modi Government has entered the last lap of its tenure. The presidential election, scheduled for July 18, will be the precursor to the dance of democracy in 2024. Presidential hopefuls have started filing...

Govt walks Agnipath

Govt walks Agnipath

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Pioneer

The scheme may be well-meaning but the various stakeholders should’ve been properly consulted The Government’s Agnipath scheme for the Indian military is well-intentioned. It is aimed at cutting down the salary and pension bills. For the current fiscal, of the total defence budget of Rs 525,166 crore, as much as Rs...

Path of fire?

Path of fire?

Friday, 17 June 2022 | Pioneer

The Agnipath scheme is drawing fire from all quarters: Politicians, aspirants, general public The Centre’s Agnipath scheme for recruitment of armed defence personnel has stoked public protests across at least seven States, besides leading to a political slugfest. Getting brickbats from across the political spectrum, the plan has expectedly been criticised...

5G boost

5G boost

Friday, 17 June 2022 | Pioneer

Digital connectivity has opened up new vistas in governance, business & economy The Government’s decision to auction 5G airwaves will give a fillip to new-age businesses and boost machine-to-machine communications, Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) across sectors including automotive, healthcare, agriculture and energy. A total of 72,097.85 MHz...

Baptism by fire

Baptism by fire

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | Pioneer

The Agniveer project appears to be a rather hasty shortcut to address the issue of soldier shortage The Ministry of Defence’s new Human Resources Policy on Recruitment, initially called the Tour of Duty which has since been officially rechristened as the Agnipath and Agniveer project, is practically just a tour rather...

Sunday Edition

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

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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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