Flying kites

Flying kites

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | Pioneer

The Government may be testing waters with silly proposals. But this points to a lack of creativity in policy-making The bureaucrat, who thought about the preposterous suggestion to limit duty-free alcohol purchases to a single bottle, will one day head the entire department. And that frankly is more worrying than the...

Decoding the future of jobs

Decoding the future of jobs

Monday, 20 January 2020 | Prabhat labh/ Sourajit Aiyer

India is facing a unique challenge owing to new job opportunities, reduced employability due to archaic education, changes in the workplace and poor learning capabilities caused by malnutrition Goal 8 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals looks at decent work and economic growth. One offshoot of this should be an improvement...

No surprises here

No surprises here

Monday, 20 January 2020 | Pioneer

Both the BJP and AAP candidate lists play safe with expected names and reward turncoats With the gong being struck for a three-cornered electoral contest in Delhi, the two top contenders — the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) — have had a tough task drawing up...

Maximum city, again

Maximum city, again

Monday, 20 January 2020 | Pioneer

Shops, malls and eateries will remain open 24X7 in Mumbai from January 26. Will this rebrand the city? For some time, besieged by infrastructural breakdowns and carrying the weight of history, Mumbai had lost its swanky flavour and standing as the first among metros. Newer cities and the Tier II explosion...

The hand that rocks

The hand that rocks

Monday, 20 January 2020 | Rinku Ghosh

Women across the world are challenging the authoritarian politics of the times by leading mass grassroots movements and civil uprisings It is just another Sunday evening in Delhi, the howling cold forcing people indoors for comfort and wrapping up their energies for the week ahead. Yet in an old warehouse in...

Govt must let Shaheen Bagh protest peter out

Sunday, 19 January 2020 | Swapan Dasgupta

Till a month ago, and despite having lived in the national Capital for decades, I had no idea where Shaheen Bagh was. Even now I have only the haziest of idea where it is situated. Yet, legend has it that Shaheen Bagh is the epicentre of a mass revolt that...

And the trend continues...

And the trend continues...

Sunday, 19 January 2020 | Pramod Pathak

If the past fortnight was any indication we can predict rather confidently that this year may well be as turbulent as the previous one. Looking back, in 2019, we saw economies in turmoil, polities in turmoil, and countries in turmoil. BBC commented that 2019 was the year in which popular...

Bezos’ bummer trip

Bezos’ bummer trip

Saturday, 18 January 2020 | Pioneer

From getting a Gandhi quote wrong to drawing the ire of the BJP, the Amazon CEO’s  latest trip didn’t go that well In terms of disastrous visits to India, Amazon’s Chief Executive Jeffery Bezos’s latest trip wasn’t quite up there. No, it will take a lot more to top the stupendous...

State Editions

MP wins a silver medal in swimming

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Five drug peddlers nabbed

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Women’s protest against CAA continues in Lko

21 January 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Pratishodh Ki Aag performed at Rangashri Little Ballet Troupe

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

BSP leader joins SP along with 200 supporters

21 January 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Soleimani’s killing: A new chapter in US-Iran enmity

19 January 2020 | Yasir Ali Mirza | Agenda

Will Trump’s trial be an endgame?

19 January 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Weekly Natter

19 January 2020 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Cheers to Italian luxury

19 January 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘TRPs have eaten up content’

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

The rapist is you

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer