The F-16 mystery

The F-16 mystery

Monday, 08 April 2019 | Pioneer

Did Wing Commander Varthaman really shoot down a Pakistani Air Force F-16? A controversy rages Ever since the dramatic events of February 27, when fighter jets from the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Pakistani side engaged across the Line of Control in the aftermath of India’s air strike on Jaish-e-Mohammad-operated...

Advani’s last stand

Advani’s last stand

Saturday, 06 April 2019 | Pioneer

By writing a blog on BJP’s Foundation Day, the veteran lets out a conscience call and warns the party against its hubris They say old generals don’t die, they just wither away. But the founder-member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its second president, LK Advani, who was quite...

Get real about real estate

Get real about real estate

Saturday, 06 April 2019 | VK Bahuguna

The SC has done a great job by taking up the cause of homebuyers. But the buck must not stop here. Whichever party is elected should champion people’s rights In the aftermath of the Rafale conundrum and the Balakot airstrike, the Lok Sabha election season is in full swing. For...

More than ordinary

More than ordinary

Friday, 05 April 2019 | Kushan Mitra

The mid-life refresh on the BMW 7-series does make it stand out from the crowd. But it also makes it a very good car Last week we found ourselves in the Algarve, a region on Portugal’s southern coast. It is one of the most beautiful places  in the world, with hills...

Gift life, it’s the greatest karma

Gift life, it’s the greatest karma

Friday, 05 April 2019 | Shreya Garg

Given the poor organ donation rate in our country, it’s high time citizens, Governments as well as various communities take the moral responsibility and ensure that myths are busted and precious lives saved People waiting for life-saving organ transplants are a common sight in India, their numbers far outweighing donors. Imagine...

Where are the funds?

Friday, 05 April 2019 | Uttam Gupta

The Congress has assured regular income for the poor but how will it identify the beneficiaries? And won’t the NYAY scheme burden the economy? During its over five decades of rule, the Congress institutionalised the culture of doles in the name of its much trumpeted garibi hatao (poverty alleviation) programme even as...

History through a colonial prism

History through a colonial prism

Friday, 05 April 2019 | AVEEK SEN

Most people have a better sense of history through popular culture than books. Kesari fails to portray the commonality of Indians with Pashtuns and forces a White man’s reading of the past Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar's latest film Kesari is about the Battle of Saragarhi, which was fought between 10,000 Afghani...

Erdogan's hubris

Erdogan's hubris

Friday, 05 April 2019 | Pioneer

The Turkish President may have lost the local elections but he is still holding, for now Coups, even if they are unsuccessful, tend to fatally weaken leaders in most parts of the world. The events of the evening of July 15, 2016, where a faction of the Turkish armed forces led...

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