History speaks for itself

History speaks for itself

Thursday, 18 April 2019 | B Deepanjali

It’s time for the voters to inform themselves of the INC’s past and realise that it never really came around to re-modelling itself from being colonised subjects of the British, says B Deepanjali By now, it’s common knowledge that Mahatma Gandhi, without whom the call for independence from British rule would...

Poll panel’s rap

Poll panel’s rap

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 | Pioneer

With a little push by the Supreme Court, EC gets down to restore propriety in campaign discourse Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is right when he says that civility is a rare virtue in politics in the context of BJP Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visiting him in hospital to enquire about his injury...

Leaders with hubris

Leaders with hubris

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 | RK Pachauri

A large number of leaders, both at the global and the national levels, today appear to be victims of self-pride when they should be more humble and modest personalities It is significant that many knowledge organisations and institutions in this country prefer to work entirely on their own and seldom join...

What the manifestoes really promise

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | PK Vasudeva

While the Congress’ 2019 document deals with ‘national security’ more extensively than the previous one, the BJP's 2014 vision paper was far more comprehensive and focussed on the issue than what has been presented this time Political parties prepare election manifestoes with an intention to lure the people, so that...

Tiger Zinda Hai

Tiger Zinda Hai

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | Pioneer

When a one-time favourite becomes the underdog and storms to victory, it says a lot about human resilience In 2017, when Tiger Woods decided to have a revolutionary ‘spinal fusion’ surgery to help with his chronic back pain, the one-time shining star of the golfing world knew he had hit rock...

India’s sugar imbroglio

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | Uttam Gupta

The Government’s irresistible desire to control sugar prices is doing much harm to the industry. Upholding market dynamics should be the way forward In the run-up to the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh in 2017, the BJP had promised immediate payment of all sugarcane arrears (money that sugar mills owe...

EC’s test of faith

EC’s test of faith

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | Pioneer

With the Opposition reporting EVM malfunctions, the poll panel has to work out some time-consuming correctives’ Our electoral process, which is truly a large scale democratic exercise with a mammoth logistical efficiency, has, however still not been able to settle our anxieties and mistrust of technology with regard to the operation...

Indonesia’s electoral theatre

Indonesia’s electoral theatre

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | Gautam jha

As Indonesians vote for their next President and Vice President, the world looks up to them to throw a viable and strong leadership. A mature electorate is gearing up to show the power of democracy As India, the largest democracy of the world,  is poised to elect its new government,...

State Editions

C’garh polling figure swells to record 75%

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

BJP’s Rao Inderjit Singh files papers from G’gram

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Over Rs 2 cr seized ahead of Lok Sabha election

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

EC cancels mega PTM on BJP’s complaint

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Links Hanuman to Dalits

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Prashant Kishor rubbishes Rabri's merger bid claim

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

513 ceasefire violations by Pak post Balakot strike: Army

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Sadiq Batcha’s wife wants his death re-probed

14 April 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Sunday Pioneer