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Debate key issues, don’t stall House

Debate key issues, don’t stall House

Wednesday, 29 January 2020 | Kalyani Shankar

Members of Parliament should not fail in their basic duties of legislation, scrutiny of the Budget and holding the Government accountable. After all, the people have elected them for this purpose All eyes will be on the Union Budget which will be presented at the end of this week on February...

Powerless discoms

Powerless discoms

Tuesday, 28 January 2020 | Uttam Gupta

The house must be set in order, else this will have catastrophic consequences for power producers, banks, States and Modi's plans to supply electricity to every household Even as there are incessant promises from the ruling establishment of electrifying all villages in the country and making power available to each and...

Students of a feather

Monday, 27 January 2020 | Nadeem Paracha

What makes a university campus Left wing or Right wing? Fact is, both try to mould the ideological orientation of the students. They are actually endangering the whole idea of free speech and critical thinking Across India, protests have erupted against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) that was enacted in...

Endless protests and their fallout

Monday, 27 January 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

For any protest to last beyond a small fraction of sustainable time, it needs the support of sponsors. The challenge is in keeping it free from vested interests There’s a feeling of disquiet among segments of the cross section of a news-aware people across the country. They consume news either in...

Listen to the teenage zealot

Listen to the teenage zealot

Monday, 27 January 2020 | Philip Johnston

One does not have to buy into Greta Thunberg’s apocalyptic angst to see that something has to be done on climate change. Changing to a cleaner energy future is a good thing in itself An unfamiliar white patina covered our lawn recently, something seldom seen any longer, certainly not here in...

Roger that

Roger that

Monday, 27 January 2020 | Pioneer

With his fightback at Australia Open, Federer is the first singles player to win 100 matches in two Grand Slams Roger Federer is not just a sporting legend. He is a human story and an inspiration for everybody because he has demonstrated true grit that survival requires in our times, surprising...

Toxic war of words

Toxic war of words

Monday, 27 January 2020 | Pioneer

The BJP seems to have lost the plot with its support to rabid  statements by party leaders and is in no mood to engage If the ruling BJP is indeed serious about its outreach to civil society, which it feels is an alien species and needs an education in Bharat Parv,...

You’re what you say you’re

You’re what you say you’re

Monday, 27 January 2020 | Ajoy Kumar

In the midst of all the din created by parties that has earned India the dubious title of a divided nation, Delhi stands as a calm outlier. AAP has significantly changed perceptions I was reading a piece on the popular online platform, Medium. In the said article, I came across an...

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