Rebuild France’s soul

Rebuild France’s soul

Friday, 19 April 2019 | Pioneer

The conflagration at the Notre Dame broke millions of hearts but assurances of it being rebuilt are calming Paris is the most visited city in France, the most popular destination for tourists across the world. So while the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are the most popular icons of this...

Leaders with hubris

Leaders with hubris

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 | RK Pachauri

A large number of leaders, both at the global and the national levels, today appear to be victims of self-pride when they should be more humble and modest personalities It is significant that many knowledge organisations and institutions in this country prefer to work entirely on their own and seldom join...

Tiger Zinda Hai

Tiger Zinda Hai

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | Pioneer

When a one-time favourite becomes the underdog and storms to victory, it says a lot about human resilience In 2017, when Tiger Woods decided to have a revolutionary ‘spinal fusion’ surgery to help with his chronic back pain, the one-time shining star of the golfing world knew he had hit rock...

EC’s test of faith

EC’s test of faith

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | Pioneer

With the Opposition reporting EVM malfunctions, the poll panel has to work out some time-consuming correctives’ Our electoral process, which is truly a large scale democratic exercise with a mammoth logistical efficiency, has, however still not been able to settle our anxieties and mistrust of technology with regard to the operation...

The missing challenger

The missing challenger

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | Sandhya Jain

With the Congress remaining dysfunctional and unable to take leadership of regional parties, the BJP can make gains in several States this election season One of the most remarkable features of this year’s general elections is the failure of the Opposition parties to stitch a “grand alliance” to challenge the Bharatiya...

Jamia gets woman VC

Jamia gets woman VC

Monday, 15 April 2019 | Pioneer

Akhtar’s appointment challenges the stereotype that women are under-represented in academia A university is supposed to be the highest seat of academic excellence and enlightenment. Yet it is one place which has not opened up to women in higher academia or assigned them a leadership role. This is a sad reality...

On a wing and a prayer

On a wing and a prayer

Monday, 15 April 2019 | Pioneer

Will Jet Airways rise like a phoenix from the ashes of its destruction? Flyers from Delhi Airport’s Terminal 3 will notice Jet Airways missing from the listing on the flight information display screens. The scene is repeated at Mumbai Airport’s Terminal 2. With only around six aircraft operating, Jet Airways, which...

Pakistan’s untimely advice

Pakistan’s untimely advice

Monday, 15 April 2019 | Bhopinder Singh

Beyond the posturing of ‘Naya Pakistan’, the issue of protecting minorities needs Constitutional cover that does not diminish, decry or indignify credentials of any faith Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was too clever by half in suggesting that his supposedly ‘Naya Pakistan’ could teach India “how to treat its minorities.” The...

Sunday Edition

Links Hanuman to Dalits

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Prashant Kishor rubbishes Rabri's merger bid claim

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

513 ceasefire violations by Pak post Balakot strike: Army

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Sadiq Batcha’s wife wants his death re-probed

14 April 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Sunday Pioneer