Man beats dog to death for barking, arrested

Man beats dog to death for barking, arrested

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | Sapna Singh | NEW DELHI

A man caught on camera while beating a stray dog with stick to death in Delhi has been arrested, police said on Friday. Rajkumar, a resident of Fauji Colony in Mukundpur, was filmed by neighbours menacingly beating the dog on Tuesday night. As the footage went viral, animal lovers and...

Jagan shatters Naidu’s dream, sweeps Andhra

Friday, 24 May 2019 | L Venkat Ram Reddy | Hyderabad

The YSR Congress Party wiped out the ruling TDP from Andhra Pradesh with a landslide victory in Assembly as well as Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. This is almost like repetition of 1983 election results. In 1983, the TDP had won 201 seats out of 294 in the Assembly and secured...

BJP storms Mamata’s citadel

Friday, 24 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

Left and Congress were blown off, TMC lost much of its roof in the Saffron Fani as 2019 election results on Thursday saw BJP seriously denting Mamata Banerjee’s stronghold. In an extraordinarily polarised atmosphere, the Lok Sabha poll results found BJP making massive inroads into TMC “green fort” of Bengal apparently...

Southern comfort for red-faced Rahul

Friday, 24 May 2019 | Deepak Kumar Jha | New Delhi

After its success in the three Assembly elections last year, the Congress once again performed miserably against the BJP at the national level.  Party president Rahul Gandhi faced the mortification of a humiliating defeat at the hands of Smriti Irani in the family bastion of Amethi. The party scored a duck...

Anti-BJP forces bite dust,  party betters its 2014 feat

Anti-BJP forces bite dust, party betters its 2014 feat

Friday, 24 May 2019 | Navin Upadhyay | New Delhi

Modi hai to mumkin hai. The evocative tagline of the BJP campaign aptly reflects the party’s massive victory in the Lok Sabha polls. The brand ‘Modi’ has outshone every competitor, be it regional satraps or Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who found few takers for his “chowkidar chor hai” jibe at...

Govt OK’s elevation of 4 judges to SC as court sticks to names

Govt OK’s elevation of 4 judges to SC as court sticks to names

Thursday, 23 May 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Government is learnt to have cleared the names of four judges for their elevation to the Supreme Court, sources said Wednesday. Once the appointments formally come through, the top court will have its full sanctioned strength of 31 judges (including the chief justice). As of now, the apex court is...

IAF accomplishes BrahMos feat

IAF accomplishes BrahMos feat

Thursday, 23 May 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday successfully test fired the aerial version of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, marking a major milestone to enhance its precision strike capability. The 2.5 tonne air-to-surface missile has a range of around...

Break-in at IAF Rafale office in Paris fuels espionage fear

Break-in at IAF Rafale office in Paris fuels espionage fear

Thursday, 23 May 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The Rs 59,000 crore Rafale fighter jets deal, which has been in the centre of  a bitter political slugfest between the Congress and the NDA Government, is back in the news after some unidentified persons made an attempt to break into the Paris office of Indian Air Force (IAF) project...

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Globe Trotting

19 May 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Left, TMC urge EC to ensure free, fair polling

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

19 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer