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Unfair to her

Unfair to her

Monday, 30 May 2022 | Pioneer

Sex detection tests, though illegal, are rampant across India and lead to skewed gender ratio The fight for girls’ rights is secondary to fighting to first keep them alive. Many people in India still want sons, not daughters. They are willing to do anything to see that their women do not...

A futile effort?

A futile effort?

Monday, 23 May 2022 | Pioneer

The Congress Chintan Shivir failed to throw up anything concrete to help it regain lost footing The latest Congress jamboree at Udaipur, aka Chintan Shivir, is over. It was supposed to be an exercise by the ‘grand old party’ to soul search, find faults within and tread on the path to...

Quick march

Quick march

Monday, 23 May 2022 | Pioneer

The Army is mulling recruitment of jawans on a four-year ‘Tour of Duty’ The Indian armed forces may no longer recruit jawans permanently. A short-term ‘Tour of Duty’ (ToD) scheme is on the anvil. Recruits will be trained for six months and take up soldiering for three and a half years....

Going under

Going under

Saturday, 21 May 2022 | Pioneer

Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka are falling victim to the vagaries of monsoon The southern States of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka are reeling under floods for the last few days following heavy rains from the southwestern monsoon. Though the monsoon is yet to formally commence its annual visit to India,...

Right course?

Right course?

Friday, 20 May 2022 | Pioneer

The Oppn is trying to pin the Govt on the mat on inflation, unemployment Of late, there’s been some sudden stirring in the Opposition ranks. On the one side are politicians who are deserting their parent party and looking for greener pastures in a foster outfit. In this category fall leaders...

Spoiling for war

Spoiling for war

Friday, 20 May 2022 | Pioneer

The Russia-Ukraine war has been reduced to a long-drawn spectacle, with no winners War is a macabre spectacle. In Ukraine, it is tragically theatrical and absurd as well. The Russian invasion has dragged on for close to three months. Perhaps even Vladimir Putin does not know if he is winning or...

Death by breath

Death by breath

Thursday, 19 May 2022 | Pioneer

Air pollution is the single largest killer in India, and climate change is compounding it India has been hit by a double whammy: Climate change impact and spiralling pollution levels. Though the country has made significant strides against household air pollution, most notably through the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana programme, it...

Hawking tuitions

Hawking tuitions

Thursday, 19 May 2022 | Pioneer

Colleges promote coaching institutes on their campuses to make a fast buck Commercialisation of education has reached brazen levels of exploitation. A few Delhi University colleges stand accused of tying up with private coaching institutes to allow them access to the college premises to conduct classes for various examinations. A college...

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