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Erdogan has  lost the plot

Erdogan has lost the plot

Thursday, 06 February 2020 | Gwynne Dyer

One small and successful war might benefit the Turkish President by mobilising nationalism but three at once? This is megalomania Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is not an “Islamist”, in the extreme sense of the word. He doesn’t wear a suicide vest, he doesn’t behead people, he doesn’t get his citizens...

War against terror has to be fought in the mind

Tuesday, 04 February 2020 | Alok Bansal /Soumya Chaturvedi

Words alone may not have the potency to win battles but they definitely have the strength to rupture the very existence of terrorist outfits that constantly take advantage of naïve, god-fearing people Recently, a group of terrorists, travelling in a Srinagar-bound truck on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, opened fire at a police...

More innovative thinking needed

Tuesday, 04 February 2020 | Shshank Saurav

The Budget sets our fiscal policies. Therefore, there were major expectations of initiatives to handle the economic crunch Finance Minister (FM) Nirmala Sitharaman revealed a wide range of policy initiatives in her Budget speech on February 1 but people paid more attention to the restructuring of income tax slabs because this...

Not fighting a losing battle

Not fighting a losing battle

Tuesday, 04 February 2020 | Manjiri Bakre

There’s hope for people with advanced stage cancer due to new diagnosis, monitoring and personalised treatment methods available today and the new ones being developed Communicable ailments are on the decline in India but non-communicable maladies like cancer and cardiovascular diseases are on the rise. Cancer has emerged as one of...

Baby steps

Baby steps

Tuesday, 04 February 2020 | Pioneer

There is a need to transform the personal income tax system but did the Budget go far enough? On the face of it, the new income tax slabs might have seemed like a slight saving window, particularly for younger earners. While this seems to be the result of a report on...

Forked tongue

Forked tongue

Tuesday, 04 February 2020 | Pioneer

If the BJP indeed is serious about talks with Shaheen Bagh women, then it must stop pushing the goli maaro brigade When the women of Shaheen Bagh sat in protest against the Government’s new citizenship law and identity policies, they simply were defending their right to be defined as Indians and...

Reading the Act

Reading the Act

Tuesday, 04 February 2020 | Sandhya Jain

The CAA offers fast-track citizenship to persecuted minorities (not Hindus alone) and does not ‘explicitly vow not to take a single downtrodden Muslim’ As the unending Delhi-based protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) seem to be heading for face-saving talks, Western media busybodies have rushed to the cause, alleging a...

No statement of accounts from the FM

Monday, 03 February 2020 | Abhishek Raja

Allocations and numbers don’t synchronise with the projections. This Government keeps on talking of long-term solutions for every problem but should we all starve and wait in the short-term? The biggest problem with the longest Budget speech is there was no comparative on allocations to any scheme with that of the...

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