Kejriwal calls upon people to defeat BJP Govt

Kejriwal calls upon people to defeat BJP Govt

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | PTI | Kolkata

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday called upon people to defeat the “dangerous” BJP Government at the Centre at any cost. “If the (Narendra) Modi-(Amit) Shah combine continues to rule the country by winning the 2019 elections, it will change the Constitution and further elections will never take place. A...

Rahul hails Didi’s Opp unity bid

Rahul hails Didi’s Opp unity bid

Saturday, 19 January 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

RaGa writes to TMC chief; Opp leaders to take part in show of strength today As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee prepared to hold a massive show of strength on Saturday, which will be attended by a galaxy of major Opposition leaders, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday wrote...

SC lowers bar for dance licence in Maharashtra

SC lowers bar for dance licence in Maharashtra

Friday, 18 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Standards of morality in a society changes with time, the Supreme Court said on Thursday while setting aside certain provisions of a 2016 Maharashtra law which restricted licensing and functioning of dance bars. The SC, which paved the way for grant of licences and re-opening of dance bars in Maharashtra, said...

CBI tenure of Asthana, three others clipped

Friday, 18 January 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The Government on Thursday curtailed the tenure of CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana, who was earlier sent on forced leave, with immediate effect, according to an official order issued on Thursday. The tenures of three more IPS officers in the CBI — Joint Director Arun Kumar Sharma, Deputy Inspector General Manish...

Navy divers find body, skeletons in Meghalaya rat-hole coal mine

Navy divers find body, skeletons in Meghalaya rat-hole coal mine

Friday, 18 January 2019 | PNS | New DelhiShillong

Weeks after 15 miners got trapped in a flooded rat-hole coal mine in Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, the Navy divers, engaged in rescue mission, on Thursday found the body of one of the miners. The miners were trapped in the illegal mine on December 13 last year after water flooded...

Dera chief gets life for murder of journalist

Dera chief gets life for murder of journalist

Friday, 18 January 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

A special CBI court in Panchkula on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and three others in the murder case of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati. Along with Ram Rahim, his close aide Dera manager Krishan Lal and carpenters at Dera — Nirmal Singh and Kuldeep...

India to raise its own SEALs

India to raise its own SEALs

Friday, 18 January 2019 | Rahul Datta | New Delhi

India will soon have an elite unit of commandos drawn from the three Services to conduct special missions of strategic interest to the country. Named Armed Forces Special Operations Division, the unit will be on the line of the US Special Operations Command, which was responsible for taking out Osama...

India to buy $5 billion oil, gas from US

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | PTI | Washington

India has committed to purchase $5 billion worth of oil and gas from the US per annum and $18 billion worth of defence equipment that are under implementation, a top Indian diplomat here said, highlighting the growing bilateral trade cooperation. The US export to India has gone up by at least...

State Editions

Guv reviews State, Central projects in Puri

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha holds investors’ meet in Gujarat

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Elephant injures 5 in Garhwa

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Palamu holds impressive sacred soil function

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Print Media team wins Tata Steel Media Cup

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

DPS, Ranchi holds Annual Day-ASIMIT

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

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20 January 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer