Get off the high horse

Get off the high horse

Monday, 12 August 2019 | Pioneer

BCCI agrees to dope tests of players after Prithvi Shaw’s case of consuming a banned substance Since 1982, cricket in India has always been considered special and rules that applied to other sports never applied to it or the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). But now it appears...

Triple talaq turnaround

Triple talaq turnaround

Friday, 09 August 2019 | JS Rajput

The new legislation is a great opportunity to think of education that can nourish and nurture mutual understanding among people, religions and communities It was indeed revealing to observe the defenders of triple talaq making pathological attempts to overcome the embarrassment they now face all around after the passage of a...

Sports as redeemer

Sports as redeemer

Thursday, 08 August 2019 | Pioneer

Steve Smith’s incredible return to Test cricket highlights sports as the crucible of human achievement The greatest stories in sport are not the arrival of a new miracle wunderkind, they are about redemption and beating all sorts of odds. Let us be honest, almost everyone of us knows somebody who once...

Swaraj of spirit

Swaraj of spirit

Thursday, 08 August 2019 | Pioneer

Sushma Swaraj showed how humanism and politics are never at cross purposes and how women can overcome glass cliffs “The old order changeth, yielding place to new.....lest one good custom should corrupt the world,” wrote Alfred Tennyson. But in the passing away of BJP veteran Sushma Swaraj, who embodied this...

Strategic and spiritual

Strategic and spiritual

Thursday, 08 August 2019 | Claude Arpi

With Ladakh being granted a Union Territory status, one hopes that locals can finally  adopt an economically and environmentally responsible model for its development Though divided into Leh and Kargil district in July 1979, Ladakh, the “Land of the Passes”, has the particularity of being one of the largest administrative units...

Trade in trouble

Trade in trouble

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 | Pioneer

The trade war between China and the US, where the gloves are now off, will impact India for better or for worse For years before he became the 45th President of the US, Donald Trump used the media platforms to complain about how other nations have abused America’s trust by skewing...

Strike on status quo

Strike on status quo

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 | Pioneer

The reorganisation of J&K has reset terms of diplomacy with Pakistan and China issuing belligerent counters When Home Minister Amit Shah told Lok Sabha that the government would not settle for the integration of Jammu and Kashmir without Pakistan-occupied Kashmir or Aksai Chin, he drove home the point that we are...

Leadership without care

Leadership without care

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 | RK Pachauri

It’s unfortunate that leaders choose to ignore the truth or deliberately serve the interests of lobbies who want to maximise profits without regard for the future impact of climate change The UK has been quite unique as a developed nation, having enacted the country’s Climate Change Act in 2008. According to...

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