Hong Kong extradition Bill: What lies ahead?

Hong Kong extradition Bill: What lies ahead?

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | Makhan Saikia

The adamant stand of the protesters and the city administration is only going to aggravate the crisis. ‘One country, two systems’, which allows Hong Kong greater social-political freedom not seen in mainland China, is in grave danger On July 1, Hong Kong completed 22 years under the China rule. The day...

Mixed bag in Karnataka

Mixed bag in Karnataka

Thursday, 18 July 2019 | Pioneer

With the SC not touching the Speaker but preventing a whip for Karnataka rebel MLAs on trust vote, it’s advantage BJP Perhaps, the trust vote sought by beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, who is at his wit’s end to hold the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) alliance government in the face...

Seeds of violence

Seeds of violence

Thursday, 18 July 2019 | KK PAUL

The state of action and reaction between Israelis and Palestinians has continued for decades with several wars in addition to local level intersecting conflicts It is perhaps for the first time since the Sadat-Begin accord presided over by Jimmy Carter 40 years ago that the US last month announced a very...

Time to split

Time to split

Wednesday, 17 July 2019 | Pioneer

Is dividing India’s cricket captaincy as part of a post-World Cup rebuild a good idea? The unique thing about the England team that won the World Cup, questionably according to many, was that there were two captains on the field. While Eoin Morgan, one-time Irish cricket star, lifted the trophy on...

Fair probe

Fair probe

Wednesday, 17 July 2019 | Pioneer

No matter what the amendments, the NIA must first free itself as an extension counter of political vendetta The problem with investigative agencies in our country is that the perception of their toothlessness or subservience to the powers that be clouds their efficacy and compromises trust. This explains why, despite the...

Defenceless defence

Defenceless defence

Wednesday, 17 July 2019 | Ashok K Mehta

The Budgetary allocation to the armed forces has been stagnant as Governments have failed to address the concern that modern warfare needs upgradation When former Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman — one of four in the Modi 1.0 government — presented her maiden finance budget, hope and expectation about the defence allocation...

Wait for the moon

Wait for the moon

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | Pioneer

Too many firsts would have been compromised had  ISRO not put Chandrayaan 2 on hold Just because Chandrayaan 2, India’s most ambitious space mission yet, was called off less than an hour before blast-off, doesn’t mean that it has failed, dented our space programme or our global competitiveness. Considering that this...

Fair game?

Fair game?

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | Pioneer

May be England deserved the World Cup but to win a game on the basis of boundaries hit is arbitrary On the south bank of the Thames river that intersects London, a Wimbledon final for the ages was going down, and it would have been the most watched sporting event of...

State Editions

Youth's body found hanging from tree

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Gang busted, 2 criminals arrested

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Plantation drive with Miyawaki technique

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Inbrief

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

EndGame Dhoni?

21 July 2019 | Akshay Lokapally | Agenda

Decoding mystical maya

21 July 2019 | Radhanath Swami Maharaj | Agenda

Negativity can be curbed

21 July 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Guru helps one become self-empowered

21 July 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m not good at making retarded films’

21 July 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Story on a string

21 July 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer