Sunday Edition

Navy chief begins UAE, Oman visit to boost ties

Sunday, 26 Feb 2017 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

As Defence and strategic ties grow between India and United Arab Emirates (UAE), Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will embark on a visit to the Gulf country on Sunday to consolidate bilateral naval relations. His visit comes weeks after New Delhi hosted UAE Crown Prince and deputy supreme commander of...

Naidu slams PC’s ‘thoughtless’ jibe at Army chief

Sunday, 26 Feb 2017 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu Saturday condemned former Home Minister P Chidambaram for his comment describing Army Chief’s comments on Kashmir as “thoughtless” as also former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah’s take that new generation of terrorists were “fighting...

Economic offences can’t be quashed even after parties enter compromise: SC

Sunday, 26 Feb 2017 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Economic offences cannot be quashed even after parties have entered into a compromise, ruled the Supreme Court in a recent judgment. Finding fault with a Punjab and Haryana High Court decision that went against the rulebook prescribed under the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) and quashed a cheating and forgery case against...

Account of 500 Kolkata-based shell companies under scanner

Sunday, 26 Feb 2017 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Central investigative agencies probing the controversial real estate developer Paras Mal Lodha have approached the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) to collect the account details of around “500 Kolkata-based shell companies” allegedly used by the businessman to convert huge amounts of banned currency post-demonetisation. Investigators are also waiting for the forensic...

DMK intensifies attack

Sunday, 26 Feb 2017 | Kumar Chellappan | Chennai | in Sunday Pioneer

The much acclaimed Amma Restaurants as well as a number of products and services bearing the brand name Amma are under attack and may soon go down under. The DMK, the main Opposition party, has demanded the winding up of all welfare measures named after the former chief minister late...

Rio front runner for Nagaland CM post

Sunday, 19 Feb 2017 | Anup Sharma | Guwahati | in Sunday Pioneer

In a new twist to the political situation in Nagaland, 40 legislators, including Independents, have on Saturday decided to back lone Lok Sabha MP from the Hill State, Neiphiu Rio, as the next Chief Minister of the State in place of party president Shurhozelie Liezietsu. The development took place on late...

PDP MP Karra joins Cong

Sunday, 19 Feb 2017 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

In the back drop of recent incidents of terrorists taking shield of Kashmiri civilians to attack security forces in Kashmir Valley and the State Government advising locals to not to come in the way of Army-terrorists encounters, former Lok Sabha MP of the ruling PDP Tariq Hameed Karra on Saturday...

Priyanka seeking votes for rape, murder accused unfortunate: BJP

Sunday, 19 Feb 2017 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The BJP on Saturday took potshots at Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over her poll campaign in Rae Bareli in support of the Congress-SP alliance, saying it was unfortunate that she was seeking votes for those accused of “rape and murder”. BJP national secretary Shrikant Sharma criticized Priyanka while referring to the rape...

CBI accuses UP politician Aman of killing wife Sara

Sunday, 19 Feb 2017 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

UP politician Aman Mani Tripathi had allegedly killed his wife Sara Singh by strangulating her, CBI has claimed in its chargesheet filed on Saturday. The CBI has alleged Aman Mani staged a road accident of his car Hyundai i10 at Firozabad to claim that Sara had died of fatal injuries but...

Vigilance names Kerala’s ex-CM Chandy accused in land scam

Sunday, 19 Feb 2017 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi | in Sunday Pioneer

In yet another setback to senior Congress leader and former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy, who is already beleaguered by the infamous solar scam, the State’s Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) has named him as an accused in a case pertaining to the appropriation of a Government land in Pattoor,...

SOUNDBITE

She (Mayawati) can enter into an understanding with the BJP anytime. Actually she is helping the BJP. One must be careful.

Uttar Pradesh CM | Akhilesh Yadav

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Bengali actor | Rituparna Sengupta

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US President | Donald Trump
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