Can Modi’s appeal do wonders for Nitish?

Can Modi’s appeal do wonders for Nitish?

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | Swapan Dasgupta

Although Narendra Modi's appeal and popularity is intact, can it offset the impression that Nitish is well past his prime? Here the record is mixed. Modi couldn't offset the anti-incumbency against Raghubar Das in Jharkhand; he and Amit Shah couldn't prevent the AAP victory in Delhi because Kejriwal had a...

Pak remains in terror watchdog’s grey list

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan’s hopes of satisfying the global watchdog on terror financing and money laundering, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), were dashed on Friday as it ruled against taking Pakistan off the “grey list” and gave February 2021 deadline to comply with its 27-point action plan. The decision was taken on Friday...

Kapil Dev suffers heart attack, on the mend after critical angioplasty

Kapil Dev suffers heart attack, on the mend after critical angioplasty

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | Staff Reporter | New delhi

India’s first World Cup-winning cricket captain Kapil Dev underwent an angioplasty after suffering a heart attack here on Friday but is “well on the road to recovery” and likely to be discharged in the next couple of days. The 61-year-old, who is based in Delhi’s Sundar Nagar area, complained of chest...

Govt sets stock limit for onion traders to check its prices

Govt sets stock limit for onion traders to check its prices

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

With onions now more expensive than some exotic vegetables and fruits, including apple, grapes, gooseberry and orange (imported) across India, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs on Friday imposed a stock limit of two tonnes for retailers and 25 tonnes for wholesalers till December 31 to improve the domestic availability of...

House panel warns penalty if Amazon  disobeys summons

House panel warns penalty if Amazon  disobeys summons

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

E-commerce giant Amazon has refused to appear before a Joint Committee of Parliament looking into the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 on the grounds that its “subject matter experts are overseas” and that there are travel risks. Taking it very seriously, the Committee has warned that if Amazon does not appear...

10 cr Covid tests in India

10 cr Covid tests in India

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

India on Friday crossed the 10-crore Covid-19 tests mark after testing a record nearly 14.50 lakh samples, the highest in a single day. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said 5 crore samples were tested in the last 45 days with an average testing of more than 10 lakh...

Rahul raps Modi on migrant crisis, Chinese aggression

Rahul raps Modi on migrant crisis, Chinese aggression

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Hitting the ground in Bihar to campaign for the Mahagathbandhan in the upcoming Assembly polls, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over issues ranging from the migrant crisis to the Chinese aggression to farm Bills, and the BJP over its election promises like of...

No more lantern in progressive Bihar: PM

No more lantern in progressive Bihar: PM

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | Deepak K Upreti | New Delhi

Modi says NDA rule has ended jungle raj in Bihar, seeks vote for development Kick-starting his poll campaign by raising the developmental pitch in three back-to-back rallies in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday contrasted it with the “jungle raj” under Lalu Prasad, though without naming him or his party,...

State Editions

Covid-19 cases on  decline in State

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

IN BRIEF

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Lalu likely to sacrifice goats to please Goddess Durga

25 October 2020 | VIJAY DEO JHA | Ranchi

Congress intensifies poll campaign in Bermo

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

JD(U) joins hands with  BJP for by-election

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Dussehra of Kulasekaranpatinam, Tuticorin

25 October 2020 | Experts | Agenda

The Return of Delhi Smog

25 October 2020 | Sonal Shukla | Agenda

Astroturf: Season of empowerment

25 October 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Dauntless picks

25 October 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘It’s a matter of perception on how to value artwork’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

‘I shifted to NY to explore international music’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer