News about my appointment as Guv of Andhra not true: Sushma

News about my appointment as Guv of Andhra not true: Sushma

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Senior BJP leader and former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday sought to scotch speculation about her appointment as Andhra Pradesh governor, saying such reports are not true.  “The news about my appointment as Governor of Andhra Pradesh is not true,” she tweeted.  Her comments came after a tweet by Union...

RaGa doubts PM's ‘Kerala dear to me’ assertion

Monday, 10 June 2019 | PTI | Thiruvambady/Mukkam (Kerala)

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Sunday accused the Centre under Prime Minister Narendra Modi of according step-motherly treatment to the states not ruled by the BJP, which he dubbed as a party “blinded by hate and anger”. The Congress president made the allegations, doubting Modi's remarks on Saturday that Kerala from where...

Centre sends advisory to Bengal Govt, expresses ‘deep concern’ over violence

Monday, 10 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The Centre on Sunday expressed “deep concern” over continuing violence in West Bengal, saying the “unabated violence” even after the Lok Sabha polls appears to be a failure on part of the state Government.  In an advisory to the West Bengal government, the Ministry of Home Affairs also asked it...

Cong-JD (S) coalition took kickbacks: BSY

Monday, 10 June 2019 | PTI | Bengaluru

The BJP in Karnataka on Sunday alleged that the Congress-JD(S) coalition has received “kickbacks” for selling 3,667 acres of land, having rich deposits of iron ore, to JSW steel company in Ballari district. The comments by Karnataka BJP Chief BS Yeddyurappa have come a day after chairman and managing director of...

K’taka Cabinet expansion foundation stone for HDK Govt’s fall: Sadananda

Monday, 10 June 2019 | PTI | Bengaluru

Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Sunday said the much awaited expansion of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy led cabinet in Karnataka, aimed at saving the coalition Government, would be the “foundation stone” for its collapse. “I feel this expansion will be the foundation stone for the collapse of the government. Everyone...

Four killed, ten injured in Odisha wall collapse

Monday, 10 June 2019 | PTI | Dhenkanal (Odisha)

At least four people were killed and ten others seriously injured on Sunday when the boundary wall of an abandoned rice mill collapsed near a weekly market in Odisha's Dhenkanal district. Trading activities were underway when a portion of the boundary wall suddenly caved in, killing four people on spot —...

Tech issues crop up, op to rescue toddler from borewell goes on

Monday, 10 June 2019 | PTI | Sangrur (Punjab)

Rescuers are facing some technical issues on Sunday as they as are "quite close" to reaching where two-year-old boy has been stuck in a 150-foot-deep borewell in Punjab's Sangrur district for past three days, officials said. The child, Fatehvir, fell into the unused borewell in a field when he was playing...

Minor raped, killed in Bhopal; 6 cops suspended

Monday, 10 June 2019 | PTI | Bhopal

The body of an eight-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped, was found near a drain in Bhopal on Sunday, police said. Preliminary investigations revealed she died of strangulation after being raped, an officer said. Six police officials have been suspended for dereliction of duty and a reward of Rs 20,000 has...

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Baripada med students hold ‘Black Day’

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Youth hacked to death in Ganjam

17 June 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘MCL to produce 300 MT coal by 2026’

17 June 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

It’s BJP vs Congress at MCH

17 June 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

Sunday Edition

Don’t regulate us for the sake of it: Pichai

16 June 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

India tops tech visa applications for UK: Report

16 June 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

India’s flat May fuel demand points to sluggish economy

16 June 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Tanker attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia

16 June 2019 | AP | Sunday Pioneer