Rinku Ghosh

Rinku Ghosh

Return of Dame Dikshit

Return of Dame Dikshit

Saturday, 12 January 2019 | Rinku Ghosh

Elections are also much about chemistry than arithmetic. Given that she certainly has a past history of working magic with Delhi, her big challenge will be consolidation of votes The first thing that 93-year-old Mahathir Mohamad said when voted back as Malaysian Prime Minister was, “Yes I am alive…and the...

Anatomy of lynching and violence

Tuesday, 31 July 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

Societal violence cannot at any scale be seen as having state sanction and if such a perception is gaining ground, mere denials and words won’t do. Only strong counter-measures can calm fears A new mother in the family is particular about sending her three-year-old daughter to pre-school, stuffing her up...

Fake news creates its own ugly reality

Saturday, 14 July 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

The spread of misinformation has weaponised social media to an extent that it is more effective than airstrikes in destroying the target, in this case legitimate news The truth is hard to find. The truth is hard to know. The truth is more important now than ever.” So goes the...

The mirror has two faces

Saturday, 30 June 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

Two back-to-back contrarian reports on J&K have made it clear that the UN’s credibility is at stake. The world body needs to not only have wide representation but also the courage to call out the venal A flip-flop is but expected in politics. But for an august body like the United...

In the throes of a water crisis

Saturday, 16 June 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

Till Shimla's water crisis almost forced a shutdown of the tourist economy, the immediacy of climate change did not hit home. But with perennial streams turning seasonal, a water emergency is on the cards For long, falling water tables in the time of extreme weather conditions have featured in the context...

Marks matter, but so do angles

Saturday, 02 June 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

Performances in the Class X/XII Board examinations this year have been good; but are the young feeling good about themselvesIJ Much as we hate clichés, truth is indeed stranger than fiction. Heard at an upmarket restaurant, a one-time IITian, now frustrated executive at a global major, lecturing his maybe eight-year-old son...

Decoding Modi magic post-Karnataka

Saturday, 19 May 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

Good communication skills, mass public outreach, delivery on promises and the charismatic presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi have all contributed to the BJP’s good showing Just before the elections in Karnataka, when there was gathering skepticism about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s chaste Hindi breaking through the language barrier in the...

Desperately seeking an Indian superhero

Saturday, 05 May 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

We need to create our own narratives in cinema, imbued with intellectual-emotional heft, from which characters who have traction with Indians will emerge An Indian fan died recently while watching the latest Hollywood superhero cluster film Avengers Infinity War, perhaps unable to digest the obliteration of some capable men and women...

State Editions

Guv reviews State, Central projects in Puri

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha holds investors’ meet in Gujarat

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Elephant injures 5 in Garhwa

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Palamu holds impressive sacred soil function

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Print Media team wins Tata Steel Media Cup

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

DPS, Ranchi holds Annual Day-ASIMIT

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

20 January 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer