Upper castes, OBC unite against SC/ST Act

Upper castes, OBC unite against SC/ST Act

Thursday, 06 September 2018 | Navin Upadhyay | New Delhi

Miffed at Centre restoring draconian provisions; Cong cashes in with its ‘Brahmin DNA’ claim Ahead of the year-end Assembly elections in three States and general election next year, caste politics of a different kind is raising its head. This time upper castes are joining hands with the OBC to express their resentment...

It’ll take more than math to upset Modi applecart

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | Swapan Dasgupta

The initial reaction to the Bahujan Samaj Party choosing to have an alliance with Ajit Jogi’s Janata Congress Chhattisgarh, rather than the Congress, has followed expected lines. The BJP, understandably apprehensive about the consolidation of anti-BJP votes in a State where only a very thin margin separates it and the...

Shops, hotels to get more leeway with FAR relief

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

In a move to provide more coverage area to shop owners for commercial activities, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (HUA) has allowed the Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) proposal to modify the Master Plan for Delhi 2021, allowing retail trade, office space / commercial office, service apartments and related...

Woman’s throat slit, daughter clubbed to death in W Delhi

Woman’s throat slit, daughter clubbed to death in W Delhi

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In a chilling incident, a 60-year-old woman and her 40-year-old differently-abled daughter were found murdered brutally at their residence in West Delhi’s Mianwali Nagar on Saturday. While Shashi Talwar the mother’s throat was slit, her daughter Nidhi was bludgeoned to death with a blunt object. The hands of both victims were...

Cong chief playing into Pak, China’s hands, retorts BJP

Cong chief playing into Pak, China’s hands, retorts BJP

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a symbol of honesty after Congress president Rahul Gandhi threw the “thief” barb at him, the BJP on Saturday rejected former French president Francois Hollande’s sensational claim on the Rafale deal, saying it does not know under what compulsion Hollande said so. The BJP condemned...

PM’s surgical strike on Defence forces: Rahul

PM’s surgical strike on Defence forces: Rahul

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Against the backdrop of former French President Francois Hollande’s reported comments on the controversial Rafale deal,  Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said “former French president Francois Hollande is calling the PM of India a thief” and that the PM...

Reliance our pick: Dassault

Reliance our pick: Dassault

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

France says Rafale maker given free hand; unnecessary row, says Indian Defence After former French President Francois Hollande’s reported sensational comments that India proposed Reliance Defence as offset partner for the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale fighter jet deal, the French Government on Saturday said it is in no manner involved in...

MNC girl outwits 7 who try to rape her at skyscraper

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A 21-year-old woman executive engineer working with an MNC foiled a rape bid by seven of her rowdy neighbours at her high-rise residential complex in an upscale society at Sector-86 in Gurugram on Thursday around 9.45 pm. Acting on her complaint, police have arrested five accused out of seven on the...

Sunday Edition

Jagatpur flyover opens to public

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Plogging drive launched

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Innovations, start-ups, products on display at IIT on Industry Day

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Water supply to get hit in a few pockets

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Sisodia, AAP MLAs discharged in case related to 2014 protest

23 September 2018 | SR | Sunday Pioneer

Death of 5 sewer workers: Two more arrested

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer