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Time for introspection

Time for introspection

Monday, 17 February 2020 | JS Rajput

An institution can play a leadership role only if it comprehends the dynamic nature of its mission and goals in professional terms and understands the importance of looking within One of the most prestigious national institutions of India, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), is in ferment. Not for the first time....

The price of politics

The price of politics

Saturday, 15 February 2020 | Bhopinder Singh

Jammu has always guarded India with its blood. To imply that it can only be recognised at the cost of Kashmir is to further diminish the Dogra identity and nobility of yesteryears Post-independence, public imagination, political passions and administrative prioritisation in the “Crown of India” were fronted by the Kashmir Valley,...

To drive or not to drive?

To drive or not to drive?

Friday, 14 February 2020 | Kushan Mitra

Sometimes even someone like me has to face some deeply existential questions, especially when confronted with something like the new Audi A8L Should I be honest for a moment, as much as I love driving cars, it is more often than not an extremely stressful activity. And if you drive in...

Revitalise farmers’ cooperatives to grow incomes

Friday, 14 February 2020 | Moin Qazi

Associations can grow as viable, member-controlled, self-sustaining businesses if they constantly work on reshaping the interaction of their members with themselves Small farmers are the key to ending poverty and hunger and promoting sustainable development. But they are among the most underserved population and are highly susceptible to food and nutrition insecurity....

Address key issues

Friday, 14 February 2020 | Shankar Narang

For Ayushman Bharat to be a success, hospitals must start delivering services at Govt-approved rates, but a lot needs to be done The public healthcare systems in the country have shouldered the burden of providing affordable and accessible services to scores of Indians for long. However, the sheer expanse of the...

A tightrope walk

A tightrope walk

Friday, 14 February 2020 | Sapna Singh

The rising tension between the US and Iran is a litmus test of India’s new policy of multi-alignment within the region The end of 2020 will be intensely awaited by the world as it seeks an answer to the burning question, will Donald Trump, who just triumphed in the impeachment proceedings,...

Will Cong learn now?

Will Cong learn now?

Friday, 14 February 2020 | Pioneer

The infighting has spilled out in the public space, plunging the party to new lows The Congress wouldn’t have been the way it is without its egoistic sabre-rattling and dirty infighting. But the knives-out civil war and the unabashed blood-letting in the party, post its unprecedented debacle in the Delhi Assembly...

Another Pak ploy

Another Pak ploy

Friday, 14 February 2020 | Pioneer

The Imran Khan Government has jailed global terrorist Hafiz Saeed yet again to wriggle out of the FATF grey list This is as anodyne as it can get, Pakistan imprisoning globally proscribed terrorist and mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks Hafiz Saeed. For the nth time. That too on terror-financing charges....

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