Don’t let them down

Don’t let them down

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | Pioneer

What’s worse than a crime itself? It’s the guardian failing the victim and the disbelief that you cannot count on the people you trust. So it is abominably nauseating that administrators of a residential school in Dehra Dun forcibly tried to terminate the pregnancy of a class X girl who...

Tree of life

Tree of life

Tuesday, 11 September 2018 | Pioneer

Mother Nature has indeed been kind. A long spell of rain that splashed the Capital this monsoon has provided much relief from the heat and helped the city cool down and the air become moist. But most importantly, it has washed away the many toxic pollutants, thereby improving the overall...

Avoidable row

Avoidable row

Monday, 10 September 2018 | Pioneer

Serena Williams as we all know is a champion of champions. But as we all also know, she has been temperamental on the court a number of times. In 2009, she was banned for threatening a line referee. This time, under pressure to get her 24th Grand Slam title, she...

A throwaway society

A throwaway society

Monday, 10 September 2018 | Pioneer

Okay, let’s get this straight. Mere replacement of coffee cups as a means to do our bit to save Planet Earth needs a reality check. Sure, coffee shop majors Starbucks and Costa Coffee have replaced coffee cups in many parts of the world with cups made of corn starch. And...

The Fair Bench

The Fair Bench

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 | Pioneer

Justice has always been personified as a woman weighing the scales in most ancient civilisations. And though she has often been depicted wearing a blindfold, implying impartiality, some statues have done away with that depiction too, trusting her with an immense sense of fairplay. So though allegorical, when we see...

Travel manners, anyone?

Travel manners, anyone?

Sunday, 02 September 2018 | Pioneer

The Delhi Metro has undoubtedly eased our lives over 15 plus years. But the same cannot be said about the passengers, who are yet to learn even the basics of boarding and de-boarding the train and observe some etiquette and decency. Keeping to your left would naturally smoothen and straighten...

Working hours

Working hours

Friday, 31 August 2018 | Pioneer

Here's news many have been waiting for. A study by the University of West England has shown that wider, almost constant access to the Internet including on work commutes and on holidays means that the boundaries between work and life have blurred dramatically. As a result, a work-life balance, which...

Don't rent a boyfriend

Don't rent a boyfriend

Friday, 31 August 2018 | Pioneer

After being able to rent designer wear and furniture, there is now the option of renting a boyfriend. Yes, you read that right. An app has been created, which offers this 'facility' in Pune and nearby areas. The creators claim that the idea is to ensure platonic and well-meaning companionship...

Sunday Edition

The Tamil Nadu political churn

16 September 2018 | Kumar Chellapan | Agenda

The unexplored Guwahati

16 September 2018 | Somen Sengupta | Agenda

Stuck in the loop of history

16 September 2018 | TANYA MAlIK | Agenda

A rare Ray treat

16 September 2018 | ANUBHAV PRADHAN | Agenda

Culture Lane

16 September 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda

oddlyenough

16 September 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda