Apex court agrees to hear Maha MLC’s plea against Bombay HC order today

Apex court agrees to hear Maha MLC’s plea against Bombay HC order today

Friday, 14 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear on Friday a plea of Maharashtra MLC Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal purchase of Government land case. A vacation bench of justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi said it...

Mining scam: CBI searches houses of ex-UP Minister

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided 22 places in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, including three residences of former UP minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati in Amethi, on Wednesday in connection with a mining scam during the Samajwadi Party regime. The case pertains to violation of norms in awarding mining leases...

1 killed as Gandhi mural cladding panel crashes in Mumbai

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

In a freak but a shocking mishap, a senior citizen was killed and two others sustained minor injuries when an aluminium cladding panel of a huge mural of Mahatma Gandhi installed at the Churchgate railway terminus in south Mumbai collapsed on him. On a day when the impending cyclone Vayu began...

Madrasas do not produce people like Godse, Pragya: Azam Khan

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Samajwadi Party leader Mohammad Azam Khan has stirred a new controversy by saying that madarsas do not produce people like Nathuram Godse or Pragya Singh Thakur, referring to Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin and the Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker in the same breath. Khan, known for making contentious comments, was asked to respond...

Two minor sisters raped at gunpoint

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Two minor sisters were raped by four men at gunpoint in Kaserwa village of Muzaffarnagar on Tuesday evening. The sisters, aged 13 and 15 years, had gone looking for their mother near a cane field, when the four persons dragged them into the thickets and after threatening to shoot them if...

Yechury lauds DMK-led secular alliance's LS performance

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | PTI | Chennai

The CPI(M) Wednesday lauded the DMK for forming a successful alliance for the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu but lamented such an understanding did not develop among the secular democratic forces in many other states. The party would spearhead the fight against the challenges posed by the BJP rule in...

Sonia thanks Rae Bareli voters for their support

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi, along with daughter and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, visited Rae Bareli on Wednesday to thank the voters for their support in winning the parliamentary seat for the fifth time. While Sonia Gandhi held a small meeting to thank her voters for giving her...

Western Railways gears up for cyclone ‘Vayu’

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

With the potential threat of cyclone Vayu looming large over Gujarat, the Western Railway has either cancelled, short-terminated or partially cancelled as many as 37 trains bound for various destinations in the neighbouring State as a precautionary measure. In addition to the 15 trains cancelled earlier, the authorities on Wednesday evening ...

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17 June 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Baripada med students hold ‘Black Day’

17 June 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

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