Rinku Ghosh

Rinku Ghosh

Love actually: When we change too

Love actually: When we change too

Saturday, 08 September 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

Decriminalising homosexuality is just half the battle won. Will abrogating Section 377 change the way we perceive the LGBTIQ community? We must look beyond their physicality to the soul within Soon after the Supreme Court’s verdict decriminalising homosexuality, India’s first transgender college principal Manabi Bandopadhyay said it was like getting a...

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...

Indian soft power impacts China

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

India and China share a filmy connection and New Delhi should work to leverage this phenomenon. Soft power may not resolve differences but will make a difference As India and China struggle to find a new language to connect over geo-politics, the latest Indian film Hindi Medium has won over the...

Do our Smart Cities need micro models?

Saturday, 24 February 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

With the Government’s Smart City mission yet to pick up the desired momentum, a case in point of on-ground efficiency is that of Jaipur’s independent and localised approach Suddenly the word “smart” doesn’t seem quite apt in the urban lexicon when it comes to developing cities in Southeast and South Asia,...

Menstrual hygiene not about celebrityhood

Saturday, 10 February 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

Use of sanitary napkins is still dismal — around 20 per cent in a country where menstrual hygiene needs more believable, doable and affordable solutions There’s no denying that the nation is waking up to the Padman challenge, what with actor Akshay Kumar turning into an onscreen social crusader and Aamir...

Time to do business with dharma in mind

Saturday, 27 January 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

We need to reset our priorities and enhance the nation’s GDP by inclusive power and resource-sharing, not by denial and elimination It’s a “time’s up” moment of a different kind. On our 69th Republic Day, almost heading into the years of being a benevolent and self-fulfilled elder easing into Vanprastha, we...

lGBTQ: Perceptions on discrimination

Saturday, 13 January 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

Decriminalisation of the lGBTQ community would be just half the battle won. The real struggle is to stop discrimination against them and start mainstreaming them into the workforce While the Supreme Court reviews Section 377, two developments over the last few days seemed to drown the activism of semantics around it...

State Editions

Players exhibit talents at Shooting Championship

25 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Chouhan to dedicate Malwa water project on Sept 27

25 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

New collection of fiction books at SVL

25 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

Jagatpur flyover opens to public

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Plogging drive launched

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Innovations, start-ups, products on display at IIT on Industry Day

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Water supply to get hit in a few pockets

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Sisodia, AAP MLAs discharged in case related to 2014 protest

23 September 2018 | SR | Sunday Pioneer

Death of 5 sewer workers: Two more arrested

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer