Cricket’s bad boy

Cricket’s bad boy

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 | Pioneer

We should all cut Virat Kohli and his behaviour on the pitch some slack If there is a truism about India, it is that everyone over here seems to have an opinion about politics and cricket. So, one should really treat actor Naseeruddin Shah’s comments on cricketer Virat Kohli’s behaviour as...

Mixed bag for both

Mixed bag for both

Monday, 17 December 2018 | Balbir Punj

A glance at the recent Assembly poll results will invariably lead to a fallacious conclusion that the Congress is the sole winner. But truth be told, while it won, the BJP didn't lose either A quick glance at the recent Assembly poll results will invariably lead to a fallacious conclusion that...

Generational conflict

Generational conflict

Saturday, 15 December 2018 | Pioneer

Rahul Gandhi has a tough job in keeping both his CMs and his peers harmonised till 2019 Congress chief Rahul Gandhi may scream “united colours of Rajasthan” and claim the diversity of experience and youth, maturity and raw energy as an ideal detente of governance but will it rid the Congress’...

The Rafale soars

The Rafale soars

Saturday, 15 December 2018 | Pioneer

The Supreme Court’s putting down of the allegations on the jet deal is welcome news for the Modi Government Before a bench headed by the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, pronounced their judgement on whether further investigations were necessary on the Rafale case, both sides —  the ruling BJP and...

Get art out of the box

Get art out of the box

Saturday, 15 December 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

The Kochi biennale has pushed key frontiers in global dialogue, snapping the exclusionary stiffness of art fairs, where the plight of the dispossessed is merely a motif and not felt anguish Young Ahalya from Kollam, who grew up in a pineapple farm, loved the fruit’s colours so much that she decided...

Let the weddings be

Let the weddings be

Friday, 14 December 2018 | Pioneer

The apex court’s decision to go control wedding expenses is downright silly and stinks of excessive state control Sometimes one wonders why the Supreme Court delves into issues that have little to do with the Constitution and the application of laws but are policy-related. And when you dig a bit deeper,...

Correction by default

Correction by default

Friday, 14 December 2018 | Pioneer

Vijay Mallya’s extradition is significant in more ways than one in an election season It was bad enough that the poster boy of defaulters, Vijay Mallya, managed to sneak out of the country with all his now legendary number of suitcases after gobbling up Rs 9,000 crore worth of taxpayers’ money....

The road to victory

The road to victory

Friday, 14 December 2018 | Ajoy Kumar

The Congress’ win warrants a fairer examination and greater recognition. One of the biggest obstacles the party faced in the run-up to the polls was a section of the media In science and philosophy, there is a rule referred to as ‘Occam’s Razor’, which basically states that the simplest explanation is...

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A star is reborn

16 December 2018 | UMANG AGGARWAl | Agenda

Barabati Fort Where the stones speak

16 December 2018 | Somen Sengupta | Agenda

A dignified voice against patriarchy

16 December 2018 | Gautam Mukherjee | Agenda

Waiting for the sun to rise

16 December 2018 | UMANG AGGARWAl | Agenda

The changing face of Delhi

16 December 2018 | Excerpt | Agenda

Technology meets border security

16 December 2018 | SRINATH RANGARAJAN | Agenda