Essentials of a good host

Essentials of a good host

Thursday, 01 August 2019 | Abhijit Bhattacharyya

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit, India will do well to complete its homework — from symbolism to business On July 22, an amusing news item caught everybody’s attention. The visit by the Communist Party of China leader and state President, Xi Jinping, to India in October depended primarily on...

Letter warfare

Letter warfare

Monday, 29 July 2019 | Pioneer

We must get out of the trap of labelling hate crime critics as anti-nationals and look at the bigger picture of Hindu thought It is good that in the digital swamp of opinions, the epistolary tradition is back as a serious tool for getting heard and making a point above...

Crimes against humanity

Crimes against humanity

Monday, 29 July 2019 | Ajoy Kumar

Be it mob lynching or bank fraud, there are threads of commonality between both. To rein in the problem, structural reforms as well as public and media support are the need of hour Around March last year, a prominent businessman defrauded Indian banks of more than Rs 11,300 crore. Nirav...

UK’s Trump moment: Britain under Boris

UK’s Trump moment: Britain under Boris

Sunday, 28 July 2019 | Makhan Saikia

Conservative Party is on its way to become an English nationalist party rather than a unionist one. However, despite all controversies surrounding Boris Johnson’s personal life, what has helped his taking up the reins of the 10 Downing Street is the rock solid support of the Conservative voters and the...

Lt Colonel Dhoni

Lt Colonel Dhoni

Saturday, 27 July 2019 | Pioneer

He may try to grab eyeballs with his military stint in Kashmir but Dhoni will always be Captain Cool When cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni received the Padma Bhushan on the seventh anniversary of our epic World Cup triumph, he did so wearing the Territorial Army uniform. He was conferred the rank...

Project aqua

Project aqua

Saturday, 27 July 2019 | Pioneer

The green nod for the Yamuna flood plain project is the first step to reverse the countdown to Day Zero With the NITI Aayog predicting Day Zero for 21 Indian cities, the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT’s) clearance of the ambitious Yamuna flood plain natural water storage project has come as a...

Temporary reprieve

Temporary reprieve

Saturday, 27 July 2019 | Bhopinder Singh

It would be premature for either the US to trust the Pakistanis or vice versa as history suggests that both nations ultimately succumb to their basic instincts Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been walking the tightrope of the genealogical and evolutionary compulsions that are unique to his nation. His jazba...

BoJo joins the gang!

BoJo joins the gang!

Friday, 26 July 2019 | Pioneer

Boris Johnson has been appointed British PM by the Conservative Party. Can he deliver on promises? It appears that to be a successful populist leader in the English-speaking world, you need to conjure up a cool acronym. Donald Trump’s mantra in the 2016 elections was to ‘Make America Great Again’ or...

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