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Cong to adopt ‘pragmatic approach’

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

With the focus on BJP, Congress leaders on Saturday urged the partymen to shed their differences and get united in their fight against the ruling party saying “only the Congress can defeat the Congress and not anyone else”. The party at its ongoing 84th plenary session also resolved to adopt a...

Sonia’s only agenda is to promote one family: BJP

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Hours after she attacked the saffron party for being “arrogant and power hungry”, the BJP on Saturday accused former Congress president Sonia Gandhi of trying to promote the agenda of “one family”, “Sonia Gandhi has only one agenda, promote one family and promote Rahul Gandhi as Congress president. Rahul Gandhi has...

Cong allows workers to express views

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

With the Congress focussing on workers during the ongoing plenary session here, the party on Saturday allowed some of its lower rank members to express their views in the presence of top leaders, including its president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. Workers from as Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala...

Forces can cross LoC if needed to protect country, says Rajnath

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018 | PTI | NEW DELHI | in Sunday Pioneer

Blasting Pakistan for giving political legitimacy to terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said security forces can cross over the Line of Control, if needed, to protect country’s territorial integrity. Making it clear that Jammu and Kashmir will remain an integral part of India, Singh said the...

Par panel raps Govt over delay in framing law to regulate AYUSH ads

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

A parliamentary committee has rapped the Health and AYUSH Ministries for their “laid back” approach in the framing of a new legislation to regulate misleading advertisements promoting the sale of AYUSH medicines. The panel, in its report on Demands for Grants 2018-19 for the Ministry of AYUSH, noted that it is...

Green men told to ensure tiger conservation areas meet global standards

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018 | PTI | NEW DELHI | in Sunday Pioneer

A parliamentary panel has asked the Environment Ministry to take steps to ensure that tiger conservation areas in the country meet global standards and poaching of tigers is effectively checked. The recommendation from the panel comes after a recent survey of current management methodologies at 112 sites located in 11 tiger-range...

CPM plans more agitations across country against BJP

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

With the farmers’ rally it led in Maharashtra yielding results, the CPI(M) plans more agitations across the country to intensify people’s struggle against alleged injustice by the BJP Government. “The farmers march in Maharashtra is not a over-night development. This has been a result of three years of painstaking preparations and...

Learnt lesson from UP bypolls defeat, will ensure it's not repeated: Rajnath

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The BJP has taken lessons from its defeat in Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha bypolls and would work to ensure that such a result is not repeated, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday. “Ho gaya, aage nahin hoga. Humein pata chala ki aisa bhi ho sakta hain (It has happened,...

No threat to Modi Govt: Ananth Kumar

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018 | KESTUR VASUKI | BENGALURU | in Sunday Pioneer

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister HN Ananth Kumar ruled out any threat arising out of no confidence motion moved by the TDP and other Opposition parties . He told reporters in Bengaluru on Saturday that Narendra Modi-led Government enjoys confidence inside and outside the Parliament and ready to face the...

Metro-airport link out of smart cities’ plan!

Sunday, 11 Mar 2018 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Despite massive traffic jams and heavy air traffic, there is no proposal of metro rail connectivity to airports in Bangalore, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Pune, Noida and Greater Noida. Interestingly, Bangalore, Kochi, Ahmedabad and Pune are part of future smart cities. At present, only Delhi and Chennai have metro connectivity with airports...



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Bank shooting: ‘Guard not properly trained’

20 Mar 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

Police investigation in the case of a security guard of district cooperative bank in Champawat shot dead two of his colleagues following an altercation on March 16 revealed that the guard Dinesh Bora contracted through a local security agency was not properly trained. Bora had reportedly shot dead the bank cashier Lalit Bisht and peon Rajesh Verma at the bank in Khetikhan...

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