Flying kites

Flying kites

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | Pioneer

The Government may be testing waters with silly proposals. But this points to a lack of creativity in policy-making The bureaucrat, who thought about the preposterous suggestion to limit duty-free alcohol purchases to a single bottle, will one day head the entire department. And that frankly is more worrying than the...

Talks with Pakistan?

Talks with Pakistan?

Saturday, 18 January 2020 | Pioneer

While UNSC backs India on Kashmir and insists on it being discussed bilaterally, our SCO invite is a smart move Pakistan may have nudged its all-weather friend China into raising the Kashmir dispute at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) yet again — perhaps going by Western concerns about the continued...

Need to objectify history

Need to objectify history

Saturday, 18 January 2020 | Avik Chanda

As India charters its course through the 21st century, the liberation we all need is not from the glories of the past but from its burdens — communal, economic and psychological Why, when the nation should be focussing all its resources on remedying its economic slowdown in a fascinating but disruptive...

Putin’s Russia

Putin’s Russia

Friday, 17 January 2020 | Pioneer

The resignation of the Russian Cabinet has paved the way for his plans to stay on in power beyond 2024 Vladimir Putin has now become the longest serving Russian leader since Joseph Stalin. No matter what opinion one may have of the current Russian leader with regard to the way he...

Death of justice

Death of justice

Friday, 17 January 2020 | Pioneer

As the hanging of Nirbhaya’s rapists gets stalled, we must ask if we can get real about women’s safety or just float a bogey All concerns and campaigns for women’s safety sound vacuous and patronising when the commitment to it, by virtue of honouring and implementing the law, falters. We lose...

A new air quality agenda

A new air quality agenda

Friday, 17 January 2020 | Kk Paul

An efficient traffic signal management can not only help maintain the flow of traffic but also drastically reduce air pollution levels and save fuel Air pollution in our country, particularly in some of the urban centres, has become a major public health issue. Depending on the region and climatic conditions, there...

The Donald is coming

The Donald is coming

Thursday, 16 January 2020 | Pioneer

Is Trump’s proposed India visit an attempt to deflect from the constant coverage of his impending impeachment trial? No matter what you think of Donald Trump — almost everybody in the world has an opinion about the one-time real estate mogul and reality television star who is now the 45th President...

SC to the rescue

SC to the rescue

Thursday, 16 January 2020 | Pioneer

Kerala’s suit on CAA in the top court may be an opportunity to clarify grey areas and assumptions around the new law Many may interpret the Kerala Government’s challenging of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the Supreme Court under Article 131 as pointless or even a deterrent to nationalist design....

State Editions

MP wins a silver medal in swimming

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Five drug peddlers nabbed

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Women’s protest against CAA continues in Lko

21 January 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Pratishodh Ki Aag performed at Rangashri Little Ballet Troupe

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

BSP leader joins SP along with 200 supporters

21 January 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Soleimani’s killing: A new chapter in US-Iran enmity

19 January 2020 | Yasir Ali Mirza | Agenda

Will Trump’s trial be an endgame?

19 January 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Weekly Natter

19 January 2020 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Cheers to Italian luxury

19 January 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘TRPs have eaten up content’

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

The rapist is you

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer