Beefing up borders

Beefing up borders

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Pioneer

Govt clears 44 strategic roads along our boundary with China but we wish the nod had come earlier Perhaps it is too little and too late in the day but the Modi Government has finally got round to doing what should have been done long ago, focus on building strategic...

Saving the parrot

Saving the parrot

Saturday, 12 January 2019 | Pioneer

CBI is a political tool and hardly an investigative agency. Now it needs to rebuild the trust of the people it serves The premier investigative agency in any country runs on trust and when the agency, in this case the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), loses the trust of the...

Return of Dame Dikshit

Return of Dame Dikshit

Saturday, 12 January 2019 | Rinku Ghosh

Elections are also much about chemistry than arithmetic. Given that she certainly has a past history of working magic with Delhi, her big challenge will be consolidation of votes The first thing that 93-year-old Mahathir Mohamad said when voted back as Malaysian Prime Minister was, “Yes I am alive…and the...

Career suicide

Career suicide

Friday, 11 January 2019 | Pioneer

Pandya spoke exactly like most entitled athletes across the world do unless they have had public speaking training A young man who makes a lot of money playing professional sports has outdated views about women and treats them like playthings. This really should not be surprising. Whether it is Hardik...

Quota bomb

Quota bomb

Friday, 11 January 2019 | Pioneer

The new Bill has opened a Pandora’s box. Can the Opposition wrest the pre-poll narrative from the BJP yet? Clearly, the Opposition has been stumped by the BJP’s googly in the form of the quota Bill for economically weaker classes, which is all set to become a key narrative of...

A blip in India’s story

A blip in India’s story

Friday, 11 January 2019 | Ajoy Kumar

Economic prowess, strategic capability and the way world leaders perceive a nation are crucial markers of our foreign policy. The Modi Government has failed on each count The ‘Free Hugs Campaign’ is a social movement that involves individuals who offer hugs to other people  to showcase the power of a...

Climate conundrum

Climate conundrum

Thursday, 10 January 2019 | Pioneer

With the US in a state of denial about climate change, no matter what India and others do, the consequences will have to be borne With two separate studies showing that the United States, the world’s second-largest carbon emitter after China, showed a massive spike in carbon emissions last year, climate...

Lameduck CBI

Lameduck CBI

Thursday, 10 January 2019 | Pioneer

Everybody has a takeaway from the Supreme Court ruling reinstating agency chief Alok Verma The Supreme Court’s reinstatement of CBI director Alok Verma is a mixed bag and not quite the rap on the knuckles of the government as is being made out to be. Yes, the court did pull up...

State Editions

Recalling “Humanist” MN Roy’s Deep bond with Doon

21 January 2019 | JASKIRAN CHOPRA | Dehradun

Divorcee’s body found in home

21 January 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

Migration from the mountains & how to check it

21 January 2019 | Ashish Joshi | Dehradun

Opp condemns BJP MLA’s remark against Mayawati

21 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

BJP MLA apologises for remarks on Mayawati

21 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

20 January 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer