Cabinet expansion for regional balance, new faces: Maha CM

Cabinet expansion for regional balance, new faces: Maha CM

Monday, 17 June 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the Cabinet expansion carried out on Sunday was for regional balance and to create an opportunity for other party workers to serve, and no one was dropped for "poor performance". Thirteen ministers were inducted into the state government Sunday, and six serving ministers tendered their...

Separatist leaders received funds from abroad: NIA

Monday, 17 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The NIA has alleged that its probe into terror financing from Pakistan in Jammu & Kashmir has revealed that hardline separatist leaders, including Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani, received funds from abroad and utilised them for personal gains — from amassing properties to paying for foreign education of their...

Priyanka will increase UP tours, meet Cong workers twice a week

Monday, 17 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

With eyes on 2022 Assembly elections, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi is all set to take tours of Uttar Pradesh at very short intervals and has decided to interact party workers twice a week to boost their morale. Priyanka, who was appointed as the party general secretary just ahead of the...

BJP will be at forefront of pro-people governance: PM

Monday, 17 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The BJP on Sunday held its Parliamentary party meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi assuring Indians that his Government will be at the forefront of facilitating legislation that manifests the spirit of "Sabka Saath, Sabka vikas, Sabka Vishwas". A day before the first session of the newly-constituted 17th Lok Sabha,...

Congress yet to decide on leader in Lok Sabha

Monday, 17 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Congress is yet to take a decision on who it will appoint as its leader in the Lok Sabha with the issue still pending with the top leadership. With the Budget Session scheduled to start from Monday, the Opposition also seems to be in a disarray as far as floor...

Cartoon row: Left Govt asks akademi to review award decision

Saturday, 15 June 2019 | PTI | Thiruvananthapuram

The Left Government in Kerala on Friday asked a state-run akademi to review its decision honouring a cartoon depicting Bishop Franco Mullakal as a rooster and alluding to the charge of rape against him. Cultural Affairs Minister A K Balan told the State Assembly that the Government is of the opinion...

About 35% caregivers never feel happy looking after elderly: Survey

Saturday, 15 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

That the elderly become a burden in most households is not new, but a recent survey revealed that 35 per cent of the caregivers — be it sons or daughters-in-law, "never" felt happy looking after the elderly. According to the report, "Elder Abuse in India: Role of Family in Caregiving: Challenges...

IAF carried out over 200 sorties in AN-32 search & rescue op so far

Saturday, 15 June 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The IAF has, so far, carried out more than 200 sorties in the search and rescue operation to locate the AN-32 plane that went missing on June 3, finally spotting the wreckage on Tuesday this week. A 15-member team, comprising mountaineers of the IAF and Special Forces commandoes, were air-dropped...

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