Saving the parrot

Saving the parrot

Saturday, 12 January 2019 | Pioneer

CBI is a political tool and hardly an investigative agency. Now it needs to rebuild the trust of the people it serves The premier investigative agency in any country runs on trust and when the agency, in this case the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), loses the trust of the...

A blip in India’s story

A blip in India’s story

Friday, 11 January 2019 | Ajoy Kumar

Economic prowess, strategic capability and the way world leaders perceive a nation are crucial markers of our foreign policy. The Modi Government has failed on each count The ‘Free Hugs Campaign’ is a social movement that involves individuals who offer hugs to other people  to showcase the power of a...

Rein in heavy metal exposure

Rein in heavy metal exposure

Thursday, 10 January 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Lead is a silent killer and its ever-increasing presence in our food and the environment is alarming. The Government needs to act fast and limit our growing exposure to it before it takes a heavy toll on human lives Earlier this month, a food manufacturer of a popular brand was pulled...

Why is a pot calling the kettle black?

Thursday, 10 January 2019 | Hiranmay Karlekar

BNP’s fulminations about wholesale rigging of the recent elections would make a horse laugh Time was when horse-drawn carriages were an important part of Dhaka’s transportation system. Those driving them, addressed as ‘Chaudhuris,’ were a law unto themselves. Their favourite retort to requests for fare reduction was, “Ki koitachhen Karta! Shuinle...

Portraits of a city bard

Portraits of a city bard

Thursday, 10 January 2019 | Santanu Ganguly

Mrinal Sen, the last of the triad of breakthrough Bengali film-makers with Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak, has left a legacy of craftsmanship that celebrated humanism My first introduction to Mrinal Sen was through his films Calcutta 71 and Chorus. Both the films were telecast on the national channel soon after...

Climate conundrum

Climate conundrum

Thursday, 10 January 2019 | Pioneer

With the US in a state of denial about climate change, no matter what India and others do, the consequences will have to be borne With two separate studies showing that the United States, the world’s second-largest carbon emitter after China, showed a massive spike in carbon emissions last year, climate...

Lameduck CBI

Lameduck CBI

Thursday, 10 January 2019 | Pioneer

Everybody has a takeaway from the Supreme Court ruling reinstating agency chief Alok Verma The Supreme Court’s reinstatement of CBI director Alok Verma is a mixed bag and not quite the rap on the knuckles of the government as is being made out to be. Yes, the court did pull up...

Regional ragas

Regional ragas

Thursday, 10 January 2019 | Ishan Joshi

If federal parties indeed play a major role in the next Union Government, is it not time for them to articulate their national priorities and worldview? The latest from New Delhi’s political drawing rooms is that on current form, both national parties, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the principal...

State Editions

UP govt nod to quota for poor among upper castes

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Special fee on IMFL, beer for ‘gaushalas’

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

CM holds meeting with jr ministers

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Cong considering of allying with Shivpal

19 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Another minor girl delivers baby in Jajpur

19 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

2 schoolgirls impregnated in D’nal, K’handi

19 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

The making of Michelle Obama

13 January 2019 | UMANG AGGARWAl | Agenda

Water Boon For Telangana

13 January 2019 | SRINATH RANGARAJAN | Agenda

when Indians fought For The Empire

13 January 2019 | Gautam Mukherjee | Agenda

Insights into the Goddess’ life

13 January 2019 | Kalyanee Rajan | Agenda

Culture Lane

13 January 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda

Oddly Enough

13 January 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda