Dalit man chops finger after voting for BJP

Dalit man chops finger after voting for BJP

Saturday, 20 April 2019 | IANS | Lucknow

A Dalit man, who accidentally cast his vote for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr, has chopped off his index finger for the “mistake”. Pawan Kumar, in a video clip that has gone viral on social media, can be heard saying that he got confused with too many symbols on...

Yogi back after campaigning ban, addresses 4 rallies

Saturday, 20 April 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

After completing the 72-hour campaigning ban imposed on him by the Election Commission for violation of Model Code of Conduct, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offered prayers at Aliganj Hanuman temple on Hanuman Jayanti before addressing four election rallies on Friday. Sources in the Bharatiya Janata Party said Yogi drove to the...

Vote for dangerous BJP to forfeit your rights: Mamata

Saturday, 20 April 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Behrampore

This could well be the last election that the voters were taking part in — if they voted Prime Minister Narendra Modi to power for the second time, Mamata Banerjee said on Friday. This is because the “BJP is a dangerous party,” and “if they are allowed to return to power...

Fierce battle between Left, Cong

Saturday, 20 April 2019 | PTI | Kozhikode

BJP emerging as significant player The politically volatile north Kerala is witnessing a fierce battle between the ruling CPI(M)-led LDF and the opposition Congress-headed UDF in the three Lok Sabha constituencies — Vadakara, Kannur and Kasaragod, to wrest them from the rival front in the April 23 election. While the main battle...

Wrestler Sushil Kr launches Central Secretariat Services Officers club

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Two-time Olympic medalist wrestler Sushil Kumar on Thursday launched the Central Secretariat Services Officers Society’s CSSOS Officers Club. The launch of Officers’ Club is likely to consolidate demands of the officers’ society from its housing partner. Accompanied with the promise of high-end Hospitality services with state of the art facilities, the...

No vote cast in 90 booths in Srinagar Lok Sabha seat

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PTI | Srinagar

As many as 90 polling booths, mostly in downtown city, saw no voting in Thursday’s elections to the Srinagar Parliamentary seat, sources said. The Srinagar constituency comprising eight assembly segments recorded zero turnout in as many as 50 polling booths. The majority of these booths were located in Eidgah, Khanyar, Habba Kadal...

No Pakistani soldier or civilian died in Balakot air strike, says Sushma

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PTI | Ahmedabad

No Pakistani soldier or civilian died in the air strike on a terror camp at Balakot in Pakistan in February, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday. Addressing women BJP workers here, she said Indian military was given a “free hand” in the operation but was clearly told that...

BJP accuses RJD of promoting ‘dynasty’ politics

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The BJP on Thursday accused the RJD of promoting dynasty and using politics for personal “enjoyment” after Tejashwi Yadav questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s OBC credentials. BJP general secretary Bhupendra Yadav accused Tejashwi Yadav, son of Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad, of posting “arrogant, graceless and childish” tweets on...

State Editions

C’garh polling figure swells to record 75%

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

BJP’s Rao Inderjit Singh files papers from G’gram

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Over Rs 2 cr seized ahead of Lok Sabha election

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

EC cancels mega PTM on BJP’s complaint

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Links Hanuman to Dalits

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Prashant Kishor rubbishes Rabri's merger bid claim

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

513 ceasefire violations by Pak post Balakot strike: Army

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Sadiq Batcha’s wife wants his death re-probed

14 April 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Sunday Pioneer