Missing focus

Missing focus

Friday, 28 January 2022 | Pioneer

Rather than taking a jibe at Azad, the Congress will do well to get ready for Assembly polls The announcement of the Padma Bhushan for senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has set the cat among the pigeons in the ‘grand old party’. While several party members — especially those belonging...

It all boils down to appetite for conflict

It all boils down to appetite for conflict

Thursday, 27 January 2022 | Bhopinder Singh

A tired ‘Free World’, noticeably the US, is no match for autocratic regimes like China and Russia that are not answerable to anyone for their amoral acts Irrespective of the governmental spine, the popular mood in Australia sums up the awkward conundrum: There is simply no appetite for conflict with China....

Ties with India can help Cambodia’s long-term interests

Ties with India can help Cambodia’s long-term interests

Thursday, 27 January 2022 | Don McLain Gill

Despite its increasing reliance on China, Cambodia must revitalise its relationship with other key and major partners in the Indo-Pacific Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s declaration of 2022 as the ASEAN-India friendship year goes beyond ceremonial rhetoric.  India seeks to improve the level of partnership with key Southeast Asian countries. Recent developments...

Playing with the nation’s heritage

Playing with the nation’s heritage

Thursday, 27 January 2022 | Shivaji Sarkar

People feel that Amar Jawan Jyoti shouldn’t have been merged with another flame Never before perhaps a national memorial to soldiers has sparked such a major controversy as the decision to extinguish the 50-year-old eternal flame -Amar Jawan Jyoti - at India Gate or the installation of Netaji’s statue at a...

Can expenditure tax be alternative to I-T?

Can expenditure tax be alternative to I-T?

Thursday, 27 January 2022 | Subhash Chandra Pandey

If personal income tax is abolished but corporate income tax stays, as was done in some nations, it will be an open invitation to all sorts of manipulations The budget for the next financial year is approaching and the pink press is full of comments and suggestions. Expectations are high on...

Tableau politics mars Republic Day preparations

Tableau politics mars Republic Day preparations

Wednesday, 26 January 2022 | Kalyani Shankar

The Centre and the States should together evolve a fair tableaux selection process without any heartburn to any stakeholder Petty politics ought not to ruin the solemn atmosphere in celebrating the Republic Day or Independence Day. Unfortunately, more avoidable controversies arise between the ruling party and the opposition. For instance, while...

Adult marriage isn’t the govt’s business

Adult marriage isn’t the govt’s business

Wednesday, 26 January 2022 | S Kalyanasundaram

How will increasing the marriageable age empower women or make them self-reliant? The Government is considering to change the eligibility of Indian girls getting married from 18 to 21. The intent of the Bill isto “make them self-reliant and to enable them to take decisions themselves”. An amendment seeks to define...

The US is in the grip of inflation

The US is in the grip of inflation

Wednesday, 26 January 2022 | ASHWANI MAHAJAN

The American policy makers are diverting attention from the real cause of inflation — excessive expansion of money supply Although inflation is a common phenomenon in most countries of the world including India, many past generations of Americans have never suffered the brunt of inflation. But in the last one year,...

State Editions

Temps to dip in State from today

28 January 2022 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Guv unfurls Tricolour in BBSR

28 January 2022 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Drug shop loots: Inter-State gang busted

28 January 2022 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

BJP to guard misuse of panchyat funds

28 January 2022 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Puri rape accused nabbed, sent to jail

28 January 2022 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

3,407 to vie for 852 ZP seats

28 January 2022 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Masterstroke

23 January 2022 | Sunday PIONEER | Sunday Pioneer

Sound of music

23 January 2022 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

CookSmart

23 January 2022 | Sunday PIONEER | Sunday Pioneer

‘We need to redefine success’

23 January 2022 | SUPRIYA RAMESH | Sunday Pioneer

Grand musical journey

23 January 2022 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime : ‘I want to reach out to more people with better stories’

23 January 2022 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer