Untamed

Untamed

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | Pioneer

The latest gunshots in a Delhi court prove that there is no fear of the law, besides police apathy In an appalling incident, firearms were cocked and 30-40 rounds of bullets flew inside a crowded courtroom in Delhi’s Rohini court complex on Friday afternoon, causing at least three deaths and triggering...

Sonu is an altruist, not a swindler

Sonu is an altruist, not a swindler

Thursday, 23 September 2021 | Jay Kumar

The law will certainly take its course but it beats logic and experience to see a righteous person like Sonu Sood be charged with tax evasion The current situation reminds me of George Washington’s statement: “Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains taken to bring it to light.” I have known...

Prioritise

Prioritise

Wednesday, 22 September 2021 | Pioneer

The Govt must not rush into sending COVID doses abroad before inoculating all Indians The Union Government’s decision to resume exporting and donating the “surplus” COVID jabs beginning October, after a three-month hiatus since it was launched on January 20, has raised eyebrows in the political and healthcare circles, with several...

Overreaction

Overreaction

Wednesday, 22 September 2021 | Pioneer

The UK’s decision to quarantine even vaccinated Indians has stirred a hornet’s nest, and doubts There is consternation in India after the UK said that travelling Indians, even if fully vaccinated with Covishield, will have to undergo quarantine for 10 days. The rule is part of new guidelines as travel restrictions...

India’s wavering stand on Taliban

India’s wavering stand on Taliban

Wednesday, 22 September 2021 | Ashok K Mehta

India will do well to reposition itself geopolitically to ensure Afghanistan becomes a neutral State and buffer to Chinese penetration of South Asia India has always wavered on the recognition, reconciliation and reintegration of Taliban. This goes back to more than a decade ago when India categorised it into ‘good’ Taliban...

New script?

New script?

Tuesday, 21 September 2021 | Pioneer

With Channi's appointment as the CM, the Cong has followed the BJP's image-correction exercise Nightwatchman’ is an age-old concept in Test cricket where a batsman of lower ability is sent out to bat ahead of the top order batsmen to stick around in difficult batting conditions and leave when the conditions...

Realignment

Realignment

Tuesday, 21 September 2021 | Pioneer

Saudi Arabia is discussing with India the impact of the Taliban's return to power The media is told that Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister, Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, is in New Delhi to review the bilateral Strategic Partnership Council Agreement of 2019. The real story is what both are discussing about...

Okay to force palm oil on ghee culture?

Okay to force palm oil on ghee culture?

Tuesday, 21 September 2021 | Indra Shekhar Singh

Traditionally, our subcontinent has found sustenance in ghee and other healthy oils. But now palm oil is being forced on our plates Our subcontinent is ‘ghee land’. Since the time of nomadic Arya’s yagnas to Mughal biryanis, taste, health and, for Hindus, even the sacred is accessed through this yellowish clarified...

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