Myth versus reality

Myth versus reality

Monday, 16 September 2019 | Pioneer

ASCI ticks off misleading ads featuring celebrities as claims are grossly exaggerated Ad guru Leo Burnett once said how advertising does not just circulate information, it penetrates the public mind with desires and belief. And at a time when lifestyle choices are aplenty and we seek to govern our lives with...

Look beyond the bias

Look beyond the bias

Friday, 13 September 2019 | Priyadarshi Dutta

Boris Johnson might have been cavalier in his attitude towards the burqa. But by raking up an old controversy, is Dhesi reinforcing stereotypes than breaking them? Sardar Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, Britain’s first ever Sikh MP, recently targetted the newly-appointed Prime Minister Boris Johnson over his remarks about burqa-clad Muslim women. In...

China’s tech legend

China’s tech legend

Thursday, 12 September 2019 | Pioneer

Jack Ma’s AliBaba will be remembered in the annals of tech history. But hides a darker side of state-sponsored capitalism Jack Ma, or Ma Yun, to give his Chinese name, is a legend in the world of e-commerce. Having stumbled upon the opportunities the internet offered, he began his technological career...

Normalising Kashmir

Normalising Kashmir

Thursday, 12 September 2019 | Pioneer

We need a counter-narrative than risk being baited on human rights, one that justifies why J&K is our internal issue It would be easy enough to shrug off the growing concern in Western capitals about the lockdown in the newly-defined Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as one of polemics and archetypes and...

Shroud on camaraderie

Shroud on camaraderie

Thursday, 12 September 2019 | Claude Arpi

It is doubtful if a Xi-Mo encounter (if it takes place at all) can solve the vexed border dispute between India and China. First and foremost condition is to develop basic trust Will Chinese President Xi Jinping make it to the southern beach resort of Mahabalipuram? And if the informal summit...

Trouble for Kamal Nath

Trouble for Kamal Nath

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | Pioneer

The riots probe will compound the MP CM’s woes after the heat from ED and Cong faction fights Trouble continues to brew for the Congress in Madhya Pradesh with Chief Minister Kamal Nath now in the line of fire as the Union Home Ministry has decided to re-open seven cases pertaining...

Trump, the negotiator

Trump, the negotiator

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | Pioneer

For a man who says he is a master of deals, US President Donald Trump seems rather desperate this time Every American President wants to leave his/her mark on modern world history, usually by altering global politics for better or worse. Some do it with economic policy, others militarily. Yet others...

Needed, a healing touch

Needed, a healing touch

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | Ashok K Mehta

The Army remains the ultimate protector of the Sri Lankan people but there’s a need to track down human rights violations. The country must also stop demonising Muslims Last month, the Sri Lankan Army (SLA) held its ninth annual defence seminar under the shadow of the tragic Easter Sunday bombings in...

State Editions

Punjab launches three-day polio vaccination drive

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab appeals farmers to shun stubble burning

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

IN Brief

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Road safety is a concern, so is steep traffic fine

16 September 2019 | Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh

Memories of Simla goes back to British India

16 September 2019 | PNS/Dr Gaurav Sanjay/Dr BKS Sanjay | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

The bare necessities Simple ideas that matter

15 September 2019 | Tim de Ridder | Agenda

Heal self For a better world

15 September 2019 | Sant Rajinder Singh | Agenda

Correct your self-image

15 September 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Watch over your karma

15 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I felt like an actor after doing LSD’

15 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pickle me pink

15 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer