Spiritual institutions under attack in Bengal

Spiritual institutions under attack in Bengal

Thursday, 30 May 2024 | Prafull Goradia

The assaults on the Ramakrishna Mission raise serious concerns about the State’s political climate and its impact on religious harmony West Bengal is again in the news and again for the wrong reasons. The premises of the venerable Ramakrishna Mission at Jalpaiguri have been vandalised by the goons of the State’s...

A sorry state

A sorry state

Monday, 27 May 2024 | Pioneer

Poor voter turnout in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections continued in Phase 6 It may be due to the heat, perhaps their frustration with politicians, or even a sense of resignation as voters perceive the mess political parties have made of our nation’s democratic system — they simply aren’t turning out....

India-Iran revitalise Chabahar Port

India-Iran revitalise Chabahar Port

Monday, 27 May 2024 | Santosh Mathew

Despite the US pressure, India and Iran sign $370 million deal, reviving Chabahar Port’s strategic importance, which would be beneficial for both countries The Indian Ocean-facing Iranian port of Chabahar is back in the spotlight thanks to a new 10-year, $370 million agreement between India and Iran, signed on May 13....

New-to-credit users drive financial inclusion

New-to-credit users drive financial inclusion

Saturday, 25 May 2024 | Manish Shara

New-to-credit users have become one of the fastest-growing segments over the past three years but they also present challenges New-to-credit (NTC) users or first-time users of credit products were one of the fastest-growing consumer segments in the lending category in the last three years, driving sustainable financial inclusion and economic growth...

Market’s thumbs-up

Market’s thumbs-up

Saturday, 25 May 2024 | Pioneer

There is jubilation in economic circles, signalling positive investor sentiment in Govt fate It is not every day that the market breaches new records just days ahead of the Lok Sabha poll results. Both Sensex and Nifty are shooting northwards, especially since the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) declared a huge...

Ambedkar’s warning on democracy rings true

Ambedkar’s warning on democracy rings true

Saturday, 25 May 2024 | Bhopinder Singh

India backslides on global democracy indexes and exhibits resistance to internal party democracy, starkly contrasting with the political culture of the UK In 1936, Dr BR Ambedkar wrote an undelivered speech, Annihilation of Caste, where he forewarned, “Constitutional morality is not a natural sentiment. It has to be cultivated. We must...

Summer can be fun and learning for students

Summer can be fun and learning for students

Friday, 24 May 2024 | Ajith Kumar NS

By engaging in innovative and educational activities, children can make the most of their summer break, ensuring both physical and intellectual growth School students look forward to the arrival of summer vacations with a great deal of excitement. That period is also one of the happiest phases of a student’s life....

EC stirs a bit

EC stirs a bit

Friday, 24 May 2024 | Pioneer

The poll panel’s latest directive to parties for a honest fight is a classic case of too little, too late With the Lok Sabha elections approaching the final phases, the Election Commission (EC) has issued a stern directive to the Congress and the BJP against creating false narratives and making communal...

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