Business of crying  for media freedom

Business of crying for media freedom

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | Swapan Dasgupta

Earlier this month, along with two other journalists, I attended a conference on Media Freedom convened by the Foreign Ministers of Canada and the United Kingdom. It was a non-official delegation and was in no way representative of the diversity of India’s media — and I don’t think anyone claimed...

Annual trial by water

Annual trial by water

Saturday, 20 July 2019 | Hiranmay Karlekar

Floods are nothing new in India and are caused by both natural and human-made causes. Even if they cannot be prevented, devastation can be reduced As of Wednesday, July 17, floods had claimed 67 lives and, according to official figures, affected 46.83 lakh people and 16 districts in Bihar. Thirty of...

The rise of SUVs

The rise of SUVs

Friday, 19 July 2019 | Kushan Mitra

Most of the major car launches in 2019 have been Sports Utility Vehicles. What explains the love for them? Over the past few months, there have been quite a few major vehicle launches by the Indian automotive industry despite the dramatic decline in sales. Some of these new car models have...

Twenty years on

Twenty years on

Friday, 19 July 2019 | Pioneer

Many lessons have been learnt from Kargil but the deep distrust of Pakistan remains The news that Pakistani Army regulars had infiltrated into India from across the Line of Control (LoC) didn’t just take our civilians by shock, it took the political and military establishment by complete surprise as well. It...

Breather for Jadhav

Breather for Jadhav

Friday, 19 July 2019 | Pioneer

The ICJ ruling favours India but much depends on what Pakistan intends to do, hit back or negotiate a release Now that the euphoria over the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling on Kulbhushan Jadhav, the man condemned by Pakistan to death for being a spy, granting him a breather has...

Rising maritime tension

Rising maritime tension

Friday, 19 July 2019 | Bhopinder Singh

Amid the Chinese calculus of geo-strategic manoeuvres, the most vulnerable ‘choke point’ lurks near Indian waters — the ultra narrow and practically unavoidable Malacca Straits The US-China vitriol has shifted back from the trade tables to its more familiar turf of the South China Sea, where China has provocatively tested anti-ship...

Hidden crisis of an ageing population

Hidden crisis of an ageing population

Friday, 19 July 2019 | Kewal Kapoor

Challenges of an ageing population are now real. Figures reveal it may be difficult to alter India’s demographic trend. While policy efforts to ensure income security must continue, the Government must create mechanisms that can help seniors improve their quality of life So much has been said and written about India’s...

Ukraine: The third revolution

Friday, 19 July 2019 | Gwynne Dyer

Volodymyr Zelensky will once again stand the test of Parliament. Right or wrong, most Ukrainians believe that he is the real thing No promises, so no disappointments,” said Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky during the election campaign that made him the President last May. It was a daring, even cynical thing for a...

State Editions

Youth's body found hanging from tree

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Gang busted, 2 criminals arrested

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Plantation drive with Miyawaki technique

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Inbrief

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

EndGame Dhoni?

21 July 2019 | Akshay Lokapally | Agenda

Decoding mystical maya

21 July 2019 | Radhanath Swami Maharaj | Agenda

Negativity can be curbed

21 July 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Guru helps one become self-empowered

21 July 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m not good at making retarded films’

21 July 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Story on a string

21 July 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer