Dumper hits bus in UP; 12 pilgrims die, 10 badly hurt

Dumper hits bus in UP; 12 pilgrims die, 10 badly hurt

Monday, 27 May 2024 | Pioneer News Service | Lucknow

A shocking accident in Shahjahanpur has claimed the lives of at least a dozen pilgrims who were on their way to the Purnagiri temple in Uttarakhand. The incident occurred at Hajiyapur village on Saturday night as the privately-owned bus stopped at a roadside eatery. While some pilgrims had alighted for dinner,...

The Pioneer reports from Ground Zero | UTTAR PRADESH

Sunday, 26 May 2024 | PNS | Lucknow

A voter turnout of 43.95 per cent was recorded till 3 pm in Uttar Pradesh where polling is underway in 14 constituencies in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. According to the Election Commission, Ambedkar Nagar recorded 50.01 per cent turnout till 3 pm, Basti 47.03 per cent, Azamgarh...

Bengal shows the way, rest of India just votes

Bengal shows the way, rest of India just votes

Sunday, 26 May 2024 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

With 'urban apathy' casting its shadow on the sixth phase of polling, the voter turnout stood at 60  per cent as of 8 pm on Saturday in 58 constituencies in six States and two Union Territories amid adverse weather. West Bengal recorded the highest turnout at 78.19 per cent amid sporadic...

46°C fails to deter Delhi

46°C fails to deter Delhi

Sunday, 26 May 2024 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

With the beginning of 'Nautapa', a nine-day period of extreme heat from Saturday,  Delhi on Saturday recorded a voter turnout of 54.27 per cent till 6 pm  in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha election. The highest turnout of 58.30 per cent was recorded in the North East Delhi constituency,...

Rajkot gaming zone Chars 22 people to death

Rajkot gaming zone Chars 22 people to death

Sunday, 26 May 2024 | PTI | Rajkot

At least 22 persons, including children, were killed and three others injured in a massive fire on Saturday evening that raged in a game zone teeming with people enjoying a summer vacation outing in Gujarat's Rajkot city. Rescue operations are underway at the affected TRP game zone for more than four...

Fitness first for Chardham Yatra

Saturday, 25 May 2024 | PNS | Dehradun

More than 50 pilgrims have died so far since the start of the Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand nearly a fortnight ago on May 10. Garhwal Commissioner Vinay Shankar Pandey said, “Fifty two Chardham pilgrims have died so far, mostly due to heart attacks. Most of them were above 60 years.” Three...

Poll preparations reach fever pitch

Poll preparations reach fever pitch

Saturday, 25 May 2024 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

With urban apathy continuing through the first five rounds of polling, the Election Commission (EC) on Friday reminded urban voters of their right and duty to vote, urging them to break this trend despite the extreme heatwave and high humidity. Over 11.13 crore voters, including 5.29 crore women, will cast their...

DELHI ON KARTAVYA PATH

DELHI ON KARTAVYA PATH

Saturday, 25 May 2024 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

A sort of history will be created when the national Capital votes in the Lok Sabha elections on Friday. Firstly, the voting will occur while the Delhi Chief Minister is out on interim bail after serving 50 days in judicial custody and is set to return to Tihar Jail on...

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