Pramod Pathak

Pramod Pathak

Market needs stimulation

Market needs stimulation

Sunday, 15 September 2019 | Pramod Pathak

Democracies thrive on economy and economy thrives on confidence of the people in the system. India has for long carried forward the legacy of the Raj when the purpose of the then government was exploitation of the colony and filling the coffers of the British Government at the cost of...

When the dust settles

When the dust settles

Sunday, 26 May 2019 | Pramod Pathak

The long-drawn seven-phase elections are over and the results have come. Needless to say that the elections this time were fought on emotive rather than rational plank. For some observers, though, elections are always based on emotional rather than real issues. But the Indian experience may prove otherwise on many...

Wisdom of the masses

Wisdom of the masses

Sunday, 12 May 2019 | Pramod Pathak

The world’s biggest elections are on. India, after all, is the world’s largest democracy and the over 900 million eligible voters spread across 29 States and seven Union Territories are in the process of electing a new Government in a seven stage election. A huge event by any standards. Moreover,...

Retired Hurt

Retired Hurt

Sunday, 28 April 2019 | Pramod Pathak

Retired hurt is a popular expression that is used in cricket to describe the predicament of a batsman, who while batting gets injured in the process and has to leave the field not to return. When his score card is read, it is mentioned against his name: ‘Retired hurt’, while...

Ram Rajya: The search for good Government

Ram Rajya: The search for good Government

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | Pramod Pathak

Ram Navami this year has come during election time and the first of the seven phases is already over. That in every election people try to elect a Government that meets their aspirations, that is, a good Government. Needless to say that it is this good Government that will deliver...

Hello Brother

Hello Brother

Sunday, 31 March 2019 | Pramod Pathak

A friend in need is a friend indeed” is an old saying that suggests that friends must come forward to help friends when the need arises. In the same vein, can we not say that a brother in need is a brother indeed? Well, elder brother Mukesh Ambani proved exactly...

Data, data everywhere

Data, data everywhere

Sunday, 24 March 2019 | Pramod Pathak

These are the times of information revolution, more fashionably called information age. When was information nor crucial is still not clear. But let us not debate that. So the new jargon is ‘big data’, ‘cloud computing’ and many more fancy coinages. So there are companies into the manufacture of so-called...

Fear is the key

Fear is the key

Sunday, 17 March 2019 | Pramod Pathak

By the time this column gets published, many things would have changed, for good or for bad. That is, in the context of the recent surgical strike of the Indian Air Force. Depending on what course the events take, opinions also may be expressed, not necessarily one-sided. Some may advocate...

State Editions

Punjab launches three-day polio vaccination drive

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab appeals farmers to shun stubble burning

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

IN Brief

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Road safety is a concern, so is steep traffic fine

16 September 2019 | Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh

Memories of Simla goes back to British India

16 September 2019 | PNS/Dr Gaurav Sanjay/Dr BKS Sanjay | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

The bare necessities Simple ideas that matter

15 September 2019 | Tim de Ridder | Agenda

Heal self For a better world

15 September 2019 | Sant Rajinder Singh | Agenda

Correct your self-image

15 September 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Watch over your karma

15 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I felt like an actor after doing LSD’

15 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pickle me pink

15 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer