Slipping on oil

Slipping on oil

Thursday, 16 May 2019 | Pioneer

India has bought some time on volume of imports from Iran but is caught between it and the US Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif may have looked for some middle ground on India’s oil purchases from his country despite US sanctions but we are in no position to commit. Although...

The intolerance of Time

The intolerance of Time

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 | Sandhya Jain

Nation-centric leaders like Putin and Modi are being subjected to a dominant Western narrative of leadership. Modi’s rise is actually a revolt against the Nehruvian order It is unproductive to speculate why but a vocal section of the Western commentariat is showing an increasing intolerance towards strong and nation-centric leaders in...

Relationship or rape?

Relationship or rape?

Monday, 13 May 2019 | Pioneer

We need a framework for consensual relationships which, for whatever reason, break down and the woman cries ‘rape’ At the very outset, this newspaper unequivocally states that violence against women, including sexual abuse and assault, is a major problem in India, where patriarchal forces still reign. Laws that protect women against...

Lessons from Fani

Lessons from Fani

Monday, 13 May 2019 | Pioneer

Yes, the evacuation was spectacular. But there can be no complacency about post-disaster management While there are no two ways about our mammoth effort in minimising human casualties with probably modern India’s biggest pre-emptive evacuation plan before the dreaded cyclone Fani struck, we have obviously not been as sharp about post-event...

Dealing with emissions

Dealing with emissions

Monday, 13 May 2019 | Kushan Mitra

The new Bharat Stage-VI norms will drastically reduce vehicular emissions, particularly for diesel cars, but India has to start adapting new drivetrain technologies for itself Over the past few weeks, the surprise announcement by Maruti Suzuki, the country’s largest carmaker, that it would be withdrawing from the diesel segment after the...

Jehad in Sahel: New menace for Africa, West

Jehad in Sahel: New menace for Africa, West

Sunday, 12 May 2019 | Makhan Saikia

Islamist jehad is not dead. It is only retreating from Syria and Iraq for the time being. In disguise, remnants of al-Qaeda, ISIS and their local variants are appearing across the world. Recently, ISIS massacred hundreds of Christians in Sri Lanka to show their resurrection Islamist terror in the Sahel is...

Return of the Mac

Return of the Mac

Saturday, 11 May 2019 | Pioneer

As McDonald’s ends a decade-long dispute with its partner, will Indians in the north and east welcome the brand back? A long-standing dispute between American fast-food chain McDonald’s and its business partner in north and east India is on the verge of being resolved with both parties informing the National Companies...

Delhi confidential

Delhi confidential

Saturday, 11 May 2019 | Pioneer

Pamphleteering against AAP’s Atishi won’t cut ice as the voter is guided by personal choice than prevalent sentiment Very few politicians are trusted by the common man. And certainly, none of them are trusted when parties sell brochure dreams during every election. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate for the East...

State Editions

Admission for UG courses begins in city colleges

22 May 2019 | Divya Modi | Ranchi

BJP trying to lure Cong MLAs, says Nath

22 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Matching VVPAT slips would delay results: CEO

22 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

BSP suspends Ramveer Upadhyay

22 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

12 killed in mishaps

22 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

19 May 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Left, TMC urge EC to ensure free, fair polling

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

19 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer