Same legacy, different face

Same legacy, different face

Saturday, 11 May 2019 | Bhopinder Singh

With Gen Bajwa likely to retire soon, he and his successor are expected to keep waters boiling selectively as peace delegitimises the edifice, rationale and scale of the Pak military General-turned Pakistani President, Pervez Musharraf, never moved into the Aiwan-e-Sadr (official presidential palace) of Pakistan but chose to stay in the...

Justice or injustice?

Justice or injustice?

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 | Pioneer

By hurriedly clearing the CJI of sexual harassment charges, the SC probe panel raises more questions than answers Why is it that the terse dismissal of sexual harassment charges against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi by an in-house panel hasn’t quite given us a sense of closure? Why...

Nobody joined the dots

Nobody joined the dots

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 | Ashok K Mehta

The Easter Sunday self-inflicted tragedy was in military parlance a total command failure, which is likely to take Sri Lanka a decade back Neither Sherlock Holmes nor Alfred Hitchcock would have been mystified by intelligence oversights that led to one of the world’s most dastardly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka last...

Digital gets physical

Digital gets physical

Tuesday, 07 May 2019 | Pioneer

Israel’s response to a Hamas cyber attack was real-time. What does this mean for warfare in the future? One of the unwritten rules of global warfare has always been a ‘reasonable’ response to an attack. Does India’s counter-strike in the aftermath of the Pulwama attacks qualify on that count? That is...

A speech too far

A speech too far

Tuesday, 07 May 2019 | Pioneer

Modi has failed his own self-worth by making uncharitable remarks on the late Rajiv Gandhi. Frankly, he didn’t need to True leadership is tested in the most unfavourable and hostile conditions. And it commands respect when it emerges with grace under pressure. Or when its courage is under fire. No matter...

Reality check for Chacko

Reality check for Chacko

Tuesday, 07 May 2019 | A Surya Prakash

While the Congress leader’s assertion that the Nehru-Gandhis are the ‘first family’ goes against our democratic ethos, their transgressions are now precedents followed by others Although the Congress was in the vanguard of the freedom movement, many of its members are still not comfortable with the core values in our Constitution...

Preventive measures

Preventive measures

Monday, 06 May 2019 | Pioneer

Fani was a mega storm that hit Odisha but the planning of  two decades has meant it wasn’t as deadly as expected Drive down the coastal stretches of Odisha and you will be immediately greeted with the sight of very garishly painted houses in every small hamlet. Pinks, greens and...

Poll panel under fire

Poll panel under fire

Monday, 06 May 2019 | Pioneer

The EC’s selective treatment of Modi’s speeches makes it look like an enabler of the ruling party than a neutral monitor So far, the concept of an attack on the country’s institutions was considered a “compulsively contrarian” view of the debating, intolerant elite with little consequence or trickle-down effect. But...

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