Hong Kong conundrum

Hong Kong conundrum

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | Pioneer

China’s restrictive ways are only magnifying the pro-democracy movement and costing the economy It seems discussions and contraventions around “special status” have even thrown civilian life completely out of gear in Hong Kong, as pro-democracy activists continue to make their point despite crackdowns and teargas fury. Things have come to such...

Power shots

Power shots

Saturday, 03 August 2019 | Pioneer

With an eye on Assembly polls, the AAP govt offers free electricity but will it be enough to get Kejriwal another term? They may look jaded slogans but when it comes to governance in Delhi, it is the classic bijli, sadak and paani (power, roads and water) issues which have worked...

Big cat’s leap of faith

Big cat’s leap of faith

Saturday, 03 August 2019 | Hiranmay Karlekar

An increase in its population is gratifying but the tiger still faces problems, including the frequent man-animal conflicts. A national-level strategy is needed to manage this interface Jim Corbett wrote in the Man-Eaters of Kumaon, the “tiger is a large-hearted gentleman with boundless courage and that when he is exterminated —as...

Food democracy

Food democracy

Friday, 02 August 2019 | Pioneer

A religious profiling request to a food aggregator service sets a dangerous precedent of divisiveness that needs to stop If there’s anything that symbolises the positive swamp of globalisation, it is the fluid republic of food where both the makers and the buyers share the best form of gratification there is,...

Delhi, we have a problem

Delhi, we have a problem

Friday, 02 August 2019 | Pioneer

V G Siddhartha’s suicide has laid bare the reality that corporate India is in a liquidity crisis. The govt must step in Even before Narendra Modi won by a handsome margin in the May general elections, this newspaper kept on highlighting that whoever comes to power post that would have to...

Time to seed the world

Time to seed the world

Friday, 02 August 2019 | Indra Shekhar singh Rk Trivedi

For better prosperity of the agriculture sector, the Government must allow farmers market access and promote Indian varieties globally India is a biodiversity-rich country. We are the centre of origin for many crops, fruits and vegetables. Along with a rich bio-heritage, we have been blessed with all types of climate and...

Awful outcome

Awful outcome

Thursday, 01 August 2019 | Pioneer

V G Siddhartha’s untimely death is a reminder that financial pressures can drive even the richest to suicide Every highway warrior in India would know of Cafe Coffee Day (CCD). On the road, it was a place where you could not only find a hot cup of coffee but also hygienically...

Divorced Opposition

Divorced Opposition

Thursday, 01 August 2019 | Pioneer

The Triple Talaq Bill was an easy sail in the Rajya Sabha not because of the BJP’s skills but Opp disunity First things first. Now that the Triple Talaq Bill is law, an archaic practice of oath-based separation, which anyway had little use in the modern context, has been done away...

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