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Cornered Bihar Cong chief wants High Command to decide his fate

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Faizan Ahmad | PATNA | in Sunday Pioneer

Bihar Congress president Ashok Chaudhary has urged the party High Command to decide his fate. Known to be close to Nitish Kumar when he was Education Minister during the time when the allinace was intact, Choudahry is now accused to be trying to break the party. Following the buzz, the High...

Kerala CM, CPM ‘determined’ to protect tainted NCP Min

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi | in Sunday Pioneer

Kerala’s ruling CPI(M) and its Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan seem to be determined to protect NCP’s Transport Minister Thomas Chandy, who is facing serious charges of land and lake encroachment and misuse of public funds for private purposes, to the maximum possible extent despite an official report finding merit...

No scope for Opp if party cadre, Govt work transparently: Naidu

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | V Sudhakar Rao | Amaravati | in Sunday Pioneer

On re-election as national president to his Telugu Desam Party, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has issued a whip to party leaders and cadre saying they should win 80 per cent public satisfaction. He said there will be no Opposition party in the State if the party cadre and the...

Sena ups ante, stages protests against hike in fuel prices

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai | in Sunday Pioneer

In a clear indication of an irreconcilable rift between it and its senior alliance partner BJP, the Shiv Sena on Saturday staged simultaneous protests at 12 places across the metropolis against the hike in prices of fuel, essential commodities and domestic gas cylinders. Amid intense speculation that Sena president Uddhav Thackeray...

Cong demands reply on visit of Dawood's wife

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Congress on Saturday demanded answers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh over the reported Mumbai visit of Dawood Ibrahim's wife and asked why no action was taken against her by the Government. Underworld don Dawood's wife Mehajabin Shaikh had visited Mumbai to meet her father last...

Children not safe in the country: Kailash Satyarthi

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PTI | Guwahati | in Sunday Pioneer

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Saturday said children are now "not safe anywhere" in the country, while batting for a rigorous law against human trafficking, including child trafficking. "One of the major demands of the 'Bharat Yatra' campaign is that Parliament must pass a stringent law against human trafficking, including child...

Shabir Shah in touch with Hafiz Saeed, claims ED chargesheet

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday accused Kashmiri separatist Shabir Shah of having been in touch with Pakistan-based terrorist Hafiz Saeed in a charge sheet filed against him in connection with a 2005 money laundering case for alleged terror financing. The prosecution complaint, the ED's parlance for a charge sheet, filed before...

Secure political power to resolve problems: SC judge to women

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PTI | Ahmedabad | in Sunday Pioneer

Supreme Court judge Jasti Chelameswar on Saturday appealed to women to seek political power through equal representation in legislative bodies in a bid to resolve various problems being faced by them. "Educate your sisters, organise them, and demand for equal participation in every sphere of governance in this country, and you...

25 corridors in Delhi declared as no-tolerance zones for obstructing parking

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Over 25 corridors in the National Capital have been declared as "no-tolerance zones" for parking and encroachment, the Delhi Traffic Police (DTP) said on Friday. The move will come into effect from September 25, they said. "Joint drives shall be conducted by the Delhi Traffic Police and MCDs for removal of encroachment...

Teenager stages own kidnapping to financially help girlfriend

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PTI | Mumbai | in Sunday Pioneer

A 16-year-old boy allegedly staged his own kidnapping with the help of his friend and demanded a ransom of Rs 50 lakh from his father to financially assist his girlfriend's family, the police said today. The boy, a resident of suburban Sakinaka, and his 19- year-old friend were apprehended by a...



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Matikala Board to hold ‘Mati ki Mehak’ exhibition-cum-sale

26 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Matikala Board is organising ‘Mati ki Mehak’ exhibition-cum-sale and state level prize distribution ceremony at Gauhar Mahal on September 26. The ceremony will be inaugurated by Cottage and Gramodyog Minister Antar Singh Arya at 7 pm...

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