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Exciting little discovery

Exciting little discovery

Friday, 31 January 2020 | Kushan Mitra

Compact Sedans are not meant to be exciting. Or are they? It has become rather fashionable to blame former Finance Minister P Chidambaram for a lot of things. But one thing that those of us who write about cars can rightly accuse Chidambaram of is having inadvertently given birth to the...

Wrong person at wrong time

Wrong person at wrong time

Thursday, 30 January 2020 | Claude Arpi

Nehru made a wrong choice of making Menon Defence Minister. Though the trauma of the 1962 war remains, many things have changed. The CDS should help in neutralising threats India’s controversial Defence Minister VK Krishna Menon was recently in the news, courtesy a well-researched book, which did not elaborate enough on...

Fix the fault lines in healthcare system

Thursday, 30 January 2020 | Amarinder Singh

Let the 2020 Union Budget and the decade ahead turn out to be in the larger interest of healthcare, making it more accessible to all, affordable and patient-friendly The growing disease burden should compel the country’s policymakers to allocate a fair chunk of funds for public healthcare infrastructure. The recent news...

Prepare for a different world

Thursday, 30 January 2020 | Pratyush Prabhakar

Any education system ‘in tune’ with the current time or worse, the past, is actually ‘out of tune’ with the future which will be radically diverse Along with the winter season, Delhi witnesses yet another season. This is the period where you can see adults getting ready for school while their...

Sugarcoat the Budget

Sugarcoat the Budget

Thursday, 30 January 2020 | Bindu Dalmia

The Union Budget will be bold and different. It has to be, because it’s a do-or-die situation for the Government which has to course correct all that ails the economy Expectations ride high on Finance Minister (FM) Nirmala Sitharaman’s second Union Budget to revive the feel-good factor, which has been missing...

The road builder

The road builder

Wednesday, 29 January 2020 | Pioneer

Nitin Gadkari wants to leave a legacy as the Expressway man. But can he go beyond doing just that? Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will always be remembered as the architect of the Golden Quadrilateral, the series of modern highways that connected the four corners of the country. But his...

Shaheen Bagh, again

Shaheen Bagh, again

Wednesday, 29 January 2020 | Pioneer

The BJP is weaponising protests to fan hypernationalism in the hope of diluting AAP’s record of performance So far, the women-led protest at Shaheen Bagh against the Government’s citizenship and identity policies has been an example of civil society’s spontaneous combustion. But now its sincerity of purpose has lost out to...

Mixed bag of achievements

Mixed bag of achievements

Wednesday, 29 January 2020 | Ashok K Mehta

The Modi Government must be complimented for taking hefty decisions on the defence front. Yet, the truth is that its focus has been on symbolism and politicising the military The format of the Republic Day parade is still evolving in finding the right balance between displaying military prowess, cultural heritage, technological...

State Editions

Anti-NRC, CAA convention held in Cuttack

24 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Odisha’s aqua culture potential to be tapped’

24 February 2020 | Ubachak Mohanty | Bhubaneswar

Theatre fest ‘Rang Sangam' concludes

24 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

N’pada Youth Parl discusses edu, agri issues

24 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

3-day Sai devotees’ meet ends in D’nal

24 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

New Ganjam BJD chief C’patnaik greeted

24 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

India’s Quest for Energy Security

23 February 2020 | Dr Ashok Sharma | Agenda

Mughal prince with a heart

23 February 2020 | Pioneer | Agenda

Raghupati Raghav on the Banjo

23 February 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Lord Shiva: Existence personified

23 February 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

When intelligence is artificial

23 February 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘I avoid doing intimate scenes’

23 February 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer