The Pioneer

Sonia’s Efforts May Not Be Effective Now

The Congress has woken up to the grand alliance alternative but it may be too little too late As election results draw closer, with some predicting the possibility of a reduced tally for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and a

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Public Property:New Collateral Damage

The vandalism of Vidyasagar’s bust is way beyond political point-scoring, it is a demolition of the idea of India Had revival of the true Hindu consciousness been the real intention and the mind had indeed perceived its sacredness, then nobody

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Factors Driving 2019 Lok Sabha Polls

The 2019 Lok Sabha polls were unusual as political parties and their leaders stooped to the lowest level with their below-the-belt remarks. The voter was lukewarm, the context was polarised and money power was in full play The 2019 elections

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Patnaik’s Centric Efforts For Odisha

  The Odisha CM is keeping the door ajar for a post-poll pact by negotiating a Central largesse for the cyclone-hit State If he wins another term in the Assembly, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik would enter the

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Words Trade Hits New Low In UP

By attacking Mayawati, Modi hopes to split the dissension within the BSP in UP and dent the Opposition alliance The recent sparring between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati

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Restoration Process Lacks Basic Amenities

Yes, the evacuation was spectacular. But there can be no complacency about post-disaster management While there are no two ways about our mammoth effort in minimising human casualties with probably modern India’s biggest pre-emptive evacuation plan before the dreaded cyclone

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Fermented Foods: Health Promoter

Fermented foods not only mean better health for customers but can also introduce a quirky twist to regular dishes on a menu, says chef Dipna Anand. By Team Viva While fermented food has been consumed for a long time, its

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Existential Crisis Of Tigers

With surveys warning us about the extinction of the tiger and a million land species, it’s time to change livelihood patterns They say that the Sundarbans tiger is the most intelligent among the big cat family — it is an

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Trump plays Tariffs Card

Trump’s war on nations with high tariffs had to hit India hard. This is yet another priority issue for the next Government Wilbur Ross is a big believer in the India story and over the past decade has been a

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CJI Gogoi Walks Out Clean

By hurriedly clearing the CJI of sexual harassment charges, the SC probe panel raises more questions than answers Why is it that the terse dismissal of sexual harassment charges against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi by an

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