Poll battles before final face-off

Poll battles before final face-off

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | Kalyani Shankar

Political pundits are projecting various scenarios. The issues are more or less State-specific but by and large they are power shortage, water, tribal welfare, Maoism, anti-incumbency, agrarian crisis, petrol price hike, Rafale scam, demonetisation and the GST As the stage is set for elections, stakes are high in five states —...

Steady military modernisation

Steady military modernisation

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | Pathikrit Payne

Efforts over the last four years by the Modi Government to upgrade India's armed forces despite financial constraints and a huge backlog deserve appreciation From September 2019, India would start to receive the much-awaited Dassault Rafale combat aircrafts and the delivery and testing of the entire fleet of 36 fighter jets...

Safety last

Safety last

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | Pioneer

Drunk drivers and inadequate road barriers; between idiotic users and poor infrastructure, India has a road safety problem The news that an allegedly drunk female driver lost control of her car, crossed the divider and rammed into a car coming from the opposite side in Delhi a couple of days ago...

Congress calisthenics

Congress calisthenics

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | Pioneer

The party’s exercises for the Assembly polls are forcing some contortions but victory will make it all okay The harsh political reality is that the Congress needs to win at least two of the four bigger States, plus retain Mizoram, of the States going to polls over the coming few weeks...

In the Dragon’s embrace

In the Dragon’s embrace

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | Sandhya Jain

Imran Khan has received a reality bite: No sops, austerities and repayment of Chinese loans from 2019, all amidst a disintegrating society Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s failure to renegotiate parts of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) during his visit to Beijing in the first week of November affirms President Xi...

Spiralling vehicular pollution

Monday, 12 November 2018 | Kota Sriraj

The Government's vision of electrification of all transport modes may see the light of day soon but India does not have an alternative transport policy, including non-polluting modes of mobility, which can play a pivotal role in reducing pollution The period of Diwali and combination of industrial and vehicular pollution combined...

Cross-border learnings

Monday, 12 November 2018 | Vinayshil Gautam

One cannot help but rue the inadequate attention that thinking, research and analytics are paying to the changing nature of cross-border realities The truth of life is that some people will, simply, not change. It is equally true that the world will stay steady on its path of change. This is...

Science in classrooms

Science in classrooms

Monday, 12 November 2018 | JS Rajput

Our success in science and technology should not lead us to ignore that in a majority of schools, teaching methods, particularly laboratory work, are bordering on farce In May 1974, India announced its entry into the exclusive club of nations that had nuclear weapons of their own. Courageously confronting criticism and...

State Editions

Odia singer Chitta Jena dies at 76

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Ganjam lawyer assaulted in police station

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

CB fails again to comply with High Court order

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

State releases Healthcare Vision-2025

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

MiO fetches Rs 4.20L-cr investment offers

14 November 2018 | SUDARSHAN CHHOTORAY | Bhubaneswar

5 MoUs signed for skill development in State

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer