Virushka set the bar

Virushka set the bar

Friday, 15 January 2021 | Pioneer

The star couple has politely asked the paparazzi not to take pictures of their newborn daughter One of the most photographed couples in the country, cricketer Virat Kohli and actor Anushka Sharma have laid down the rules for the paparazzi and asked the pesky photographers, who often cross the line between...

Ab ki baar Trump sarkaar?

Ab ki baar Trump sarkaar?

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 | Ajoy Kumar

The PM may have distanced himself from Trump following the Capitol attack but we have recently seen many examples of violence in India, too As a doctor, one of the fundamental things you are taught in the medical college — and, frankly, a lot earlier — is the difference between the...

The Sydney stain

The Sydney stain

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | Pioneer

Cricket Australia must take expeditious and strict action against the racial bigots and make an example of them Cricket, they say, is a gentleman’s game. But the disgrace which occurred on the fourth day of the ongoing third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) doesn’t bear witness to this adage...

SC reprimands Govt

SC reprimands Govt

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | Pioneer

Court wants farm laws paused till the deadlock with farmers can be resolved through dialogue, not judicial intervention It has happened again; the Supreme Court reminding the Executive to carry out its functions rather than relying on legal intervention on matters that it is perfectly equipped to handle. Except, this time,...

A ‘Hindu patriot’?

A ‘Hindu patriot’?

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 | Priyadarshi Dutta

Gandhi's idea of Swaraj was admittedly shaped by his Hindu ethos. But can it be overlooked that he sacrificed Hindu interests for Pan-Islamism? In 2003, the trio of JK Bajaj, Professor MD Srinivas and AP Joshi came out with a path-breaking work, ‘Religious Demography of India’. It revealed the changing share...

Bucking the trend

Bucking the trend

Monday, 11 January 2021 | Pioneer

Elon Musk is now the world's richest person, and the good news is that he plans to spend on public welfare projects The year 2020 was financially challenging for many people around the world, with the pandemic wreaking havoc on countless businesses, lives and livelihoods. The new year, too, seems to...

Trumpism is here

Trumpism is here

Monday, 11 January 2021 | Pioneer

Twitter has banned the US President but can it disregard its own role in fanning the fire that led to chaos at DC? Social media platform Twitter may have banned US President Donald Trump and, in turn, been accused of being a liberal Democrat plank to undercut him but the fact...

Deadlocked democracy

Deadlocked democracy

Monday, 11 January 2021 | Indra Shekhar Singh

The Govt can still salvage the situation if the PM personally steps in and breaks bread with the farmers, like Vajpayee would have done With the failure of the 7th round of talks between the agitating farmers and the Narendra Modi Government, Indian democracy is once again at a crossroads. The...

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