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Stood up for certain values; nothing personal: Justice Chelameswar

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

Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who retired on Friday, has said he stood up for certain “issues and values” wherever he perceived things were going wrong and had nothing personal against anyone in the system. “I stood up for certain issues and values. Wherever I perceived that things were going...

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...

Jharkhand schoolchildren taken ill, lizard found in meal

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | IANS | Ranchi | in Sunday Pioneer

Over two dozen children were hospitalised in a Jharkhand school after consuming “khichdi” in which a dead lizard was found. The incident took place in a school located in Simaria village under Domchanch block of Koderma district in the state.After consuming the food, the children complained of nausea and started vomiting,...

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...

Court proceedings end in a lighter vein

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | PNS | in Sunday Pioneer

New Delhi: “Now, let us enjoy our holidays,” this is how the Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the Karnataka power row on Saturday. The courtroom burst into a bout of laughter as Justice AK Sikri, who headed the three-judge Bench, made the jovial remark .



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Modi visits J'khand today, to review aspirational districts' dev

25 May 2018 | Santosh Narayan | Ranchi

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Jharkhand visit on Friday sits with the Deputy Commissioners and officials of the 19 aspirational districts it would boost hope of speedy development of the areas that have been in the red zone. It is learnt that all the DCs concerned have been told to be ready with crisp presentations highlighting not only the good works done in their areas identified but also...

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