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Shah advised BSY to resign before trust vote

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | Deepak K Upreti | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

At around 2 pm when it became clear that the BS Yeddyurappa Government will not be able to muster support to win the floor test, BJP president Amit shah advised the Lingayat strongman to put in his papers to avoid any major embarrassment for the party....

Opp terms BJP’s loss victory of secular democratic forces

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

That the Opposition waited with bated breath for the outcome in Karnataka was clear as its elated and buoyant leaders, right from TMC and BSP chiefs Mamata Bannerjee and Mayawati to TDP and AAP supremos Chandrababu Naidu and Arvind Kejriwal, lost no time in hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra...

Coincidence! History repeats itself for HD Kumaraswamy, JD(S)

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | Bengaluru | in Sunday Pioneer

The father and the son have had a strange coincidence. JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda had become the Prime Minister some 22 years ago after BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee resigned just 13 days after being in power due to lack of numbers. Deve Gowda’s son HD Kumarswamy is now...

BSY on shortest serving CM list

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | Bengaluru | in Sunday Pioneer

BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa on Saturday joined Jagdambika Pal as the shortest serving CM. Pal, then a Congressman and now a BJP MP, served as the Chief Minister of UP for three days from February 21, 1988 to February 23 1988 after he could not prove his majority in a...

Shivakumar loyal to Cong again

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru | in Sunday Pioneer

Former Minister and powerful Vokkaliga leader DK Shivakumar, who is well known as Dikeshi in political circles, is the man of the moment for the Congress-JD(S) combine. In the entire political drama, 56-year-old Shivakumar along with his brother, an MP, DK Suresh deftly managed and kept the Congress and the...

Ananth lashes out at Rahul for ‘PM is corrupt’ remark

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | Bengaluru | in Sunday Pioneer

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, who was one of the BJP’s Central leaders rushed to Bengaluru to ensure the formation of the BS Yeddyurappa Government, on Saturday said the coalition Government of the Congress and the JD(S) would not last long as it was an “unholy nexus.” He...

Cong-JD(S) doesn’t get desired result in SC

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

While the developments during the day eventually went in its favour, the Congress-JD(S) camp did not get the desired result in the morning as it challenged the appointment of KG Bopaiah as the Pro-tem Speaker in the Supreme Court. The arguments of the Congress-JD(S) combine that the appointment of the senior...

Javadekar defends BSY’s call, slams Rahul

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | Bengaluru | in Sunday Pioneer

After the resignation of BS Yeddyurappa, the BJP hit back at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing a Press conference in Bengaluru, senior BJP leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar justified Yeddyurappa’s resignation and ridiculed Rahul Gandhi. He said, “Rahul Gandhi...

Kumaraswamy’s oath-taking on May 23

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru | in Sunday Pioneer

Congress-JD(S) combine leader HD Kumaraswamy has been invited by the Governor to form a Government. Addressing the media after meeting Governor Vajubhai Vala on Saturday evening, Kumaraswamy said he will take oath on May 23. “I have just met the Governor. He has invited the JD(S), Congress coalition to form a...

Mamata to join swearing in

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata | in Sunday Pioneer

Mamata Banerjee will take the first flight from Bengal to Bengaluru on May 23 morning. In a quick move the Bengal Chief Minister — who had predicted a chief ministerial windfall for former Prime Minister Deve Gowda’s son Kumaraswamy well before counting for Karnataka Assembly elections began — on Saturday...


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Women’s youth camp under ‘Go Rurban’ series

22 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

A women’s youth camp under Go Rurban camp with the objective to connect rural and urban youth together will be held at village Sijora district Dindori. The basic idea of the camp is to build a stronger bridge in order to fill the gap between rural and urban society...

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