Farmers will turn India into world’s third largest economy: Modi

Farmers will turn India into world’s third largest economy: Modi

Wednesday, 19 June 2024 | Ramesh K Singh | Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that trust and support of the people were the Government’s true assets and that farmers would play a crucial role in making India the world’s third largest economy. The PM was addressing thousands of farmers from his parliamentary constituency (Varanasi) during his first...

NIA to probe terror attack on pilgrims  in Kashmir

NIA to probe terror attack on pilgrims in Kashmir

Tuesday, 18 June 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

The Union Home Ministry on Monday handed over the probe into the recent terror attack on a bus in Jammu and Kashmir to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), officials said. The decision came a day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the...

One-man mission to offset loss of forests

One-man mission to offset loss of forests

Tuesday, 18 June 2024 | Kumar Chellappan | KOCHI

Deforestation has devoured vast swathes of forest areas in the once heavily forested Kerala. Hydro electric projects, quarrying, mining and clearance of reserve forests for planting eucalyptus and cultivation of cannabis have robbed the southern State of its wild forests, and what remains today is the skeleton of dense forests,...

Contest for Speaker’s post to set a new precedence

Contest for Speaker’s post to set a new precedence

Tuesday, 18 June 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

If elections for the post of Speaker of the Lok Sabha are held next week, it would be the first such instance in the history of independent India as the presiding officer has always been chosen by a consensus. The first Session of the 18th Lok Sabha will commence on June...

BJP rolls up sleeves for 4 States elections

Tuesday, 18 June 2024 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Apparently, in view of the upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP on Monday appointed senior party leaders as in-charges and co-incharges for the four election-bound States. BJP national president JP Nadda made the announcement to this effect on Monday. The most keenly watched Assembly...

Shah focuses on Manipur

Tuesday, 18 June 2024 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday here chaired a high-level meeting to review the security situation in Manipur  which has been witnessing violence for over a year. Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, Army Chief General Manoj Pande, Army Chief designate Lt General Upendra Dwivedi, Intelligence Bureau chief Tapan Deka, Manipur...

Alert train pilot saves 10 lions

Tuesday, 18 June 2024 | Pioneer News Service | Bhavnagar

The loco pilot of a goods train saved the lives of 10 lions after applying emergency brakes on spotting them on the tracks near Pipavav Port in Gujarat’s Amreli district in the early hours of Monday, a railway official said. The incident took place when Mukesh Kumar Meena was piloting the...

15 dead, 50 hurt in Bengal train collision

15 dead, 50 hurt in Bengal train collision

Tuesday, 18 June 2024 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

At least 15 people were killed and more than 50 injured — about a dozen grievously — when a goods train rammed into the tail of a slow moving Kanchenjangha Express at Rangapani area off New Jalpaiguri in North Bengal  early on Monday morning. Among the dead are four railway staff,...

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