Hong Kong on the horns of dilemma

Hong Kong on the horns of dilemma

Sunday, 18 August 2019 | Makhan Saikia

The chances of Hong Kong turning into ‘Tiananmen Square 2’ are not remote, a few believe. However, for many in international politics, if the Chinese Government comes into direct confrontation with the protesters, it will permanently change the liberal atmosphere and political freedom available to the islanders Hong Kong is no...

Governing Governors

Governing Governors

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | kk paul

History is replete with instances where Governors failed to adhere to the principles of the Bommai judgement and the Supreme Court had to intervene to uphold the Constitution Despite several judicial pronouncements and recommendations of Justice RS Sarkaria and Justice Punchhi Commissions, Governors are known to have acted differently in seemingly...

Organ donors a far cry

Organ donors a far cry

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | Pioneer

Awareness drives have failed as 500,000 people die due to non-availability of organs What if you were blessed with the power to gift a life? You would probably say that you couldn’t play God. Yet the easiest way to build good karma, according to all world religions, would be sparing a...

Nature’s fury

Nature’s fury

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | Pioneer

We have to tackle over-development in eco zones firmly after devastating floods across our western coast Nature can be devastating as the recent floods across the western coast from Gujarat to Kerala have proven. However, it is becoming apparent that no matter how brutal it might be, human activity has become ...

Lost art of development

Lost art of development

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | Ashok K Mehta

Winning the hearts and minds of Kashmiris can alone facilitate their integration into India. Nothing can compensate what they have lost: Autonomy and special status Government agencies have reported that Friday prayers and Eid prayers were held in Jammu & Kashmir without incident. NDTV’s Srinagar correspondent Nazir Masoodi wished his mother...

Changing consumers

Changing consumers

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | Pioneer

Mukesh Ambani is determined to be remembered for fundamentally changing how India consumes everything At another time, Mukesh Ambani’s announcement at the Reliance Industries Annual General Meeting (AGM) — where he formally announced the launch of his fibre-optic data network for Indian consumers, bringing his war on the telecom incumbents from...

Sonia back in old role

Sonia back in old role

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | Pioneer

Only this time, the Cong matriarch will find it difficult to tame the fierce tug-of-war within as bloodlessly The Congress is a grand old party indeed, so set in its ways that it sticks by them as it fears anything that’s new wave. In the process, India changed and slipped out...

Congress’ dream fulfilled

Congress’ dream fulfilled

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | A Surya Prakash

Despite many leaders forcefully demanding repeal of Article 370, the grand old party failed to act upon it. Thanks to the Modi-Shah duo, J&K stands integrated It appears as if every prominent leader of the Indian National Congress (INC) is running around like a headless chicken after the momentous decision taken...

Sunday Edition

Game on!

18 August 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda

Krishna, the nation builder

18 August 2019 | Dr. Asha Goswami | Agenda

Happiness in digital world

18 August 2019 | Dr Awdhesh Singh | Agenda

Faith does more than heal

18 August 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Let love play the game changer

18 August 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Art for the soul

18 August 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer