Pramod Pathak

Pramod Pathak

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,...

The liars and  the outliers

The liars and the outliers

Sunday, 24 February 2019 | Pramod Pathak

As we march along the 21st Century, the same age-old question crops up. Is there more evil today than there was years ago, or decades, or even centuries ago? Difficult to answer but we are told that the world has become a much better place today than it was earlier....

Understanding Rajdharma

Understanding Rajdharma

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | Pramod Pathak

Rajdharma or the duty of the king has been a much talked about subject in ancient historical and scriptural texts of India. However, it has often been found missing in the character of many kings from the ancient times to the present ones. Usually, there is much of sermonising about...

Nature of true leadership

Nature of true leadership

Sunday, 10 February 2019 | Pramod Pathak

The leadership question has always been debated. More so in present times as means and mediums of discussion have grown manifold. From village gossip to print media to electronic media to the now all-pervasive social media, leadership seems to be one of the most talked about subjects in society. But...

Why cricket isn’t enough

Why cricket isn’t enough

Sunday, 03 February 2019 | Pramod Pathak

With the recent victory in Test and One-day matches, Team India has broken a seven-decade jinx. Wining against Australia in Australia is something to rejoice for a country having large number of cricket lovers. This has come as a welcome reprieve in these chaotic times, given the global and the...

Borrow from the Mahatma

Borrow from the Mahatma

Sunday, 27 January 2019 | Pramod Pathak

We will be celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this year. Gandhi’s contribution to the nation is certainly worth a grand commemoration and the Government of India is keen to do it as our grateful nation prepares for the event. In a few days from now, we will...

The 2019 wish list

The 2019 wish list

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | Pramod Pathak

Usually these wish lists are prepared around the turn of the year. But the last year being a rather tumultuous one from many angles, it took around two weeks to conceive what to seek for in the present year. However, given the confusion that prevailed, this was inevitable. Moreover, the...

A timely warning

A timely warning

Sunday, 06 January 2019 | Pramod Pathak

Movies are usually not taken seriously no matter how significant and timely a theme they choose to address. And the reason is not far to seek. Movies are considered to be a means of mass entertainment, the sole purpose being to earn money through storytelling, no matter how sincere the...

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

19 May 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Left, TMC urge EC to ensure free, fair polling

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

19 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer