Elated first-timers throng booths

Elated first-timers throng booths


Visibly enthusiastic and filled with excitement "first time voters" exercised their franchise on Sunday at different polling booths across national Capital. For youngsters who voted on Sunday problems are many and their demands from the next Government include more institutes, jobs, women safety, and freedom to speak and address the issues...

5.5% EVMs replaced after ‘malfunctioning’

Monday, 13 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Afew complaints regarding the malfunctioning of electronic voting machines (EVMs) were reported at some polling booths across the Delhi as the national Capital voted in the sixth round of the General Election-2019 on Sunday. Delhi Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ranbir Singh said 5.5 per cent EVMs were replaced in the morning,...

Voters disappointed after names go missing

Monday, 13 May 2019 | CHANDAN PRAKASH/ Gayathri Mani | NEW DELHI

Many voters in the national Capital came out disappointed after they found their names missing from voter list on Sunday. Some of the polling booth witnessed a chaos like situation as voters were running everywhere in search of officials of the Delhi Election Commission to lodge their plaint. Tanvir Alam and...

Capital’s Pink booths lure women voters

Monday, 13 May 2019 | GAYATHRI MANI | NEW DELHI

The Election commission’s initiative to encourage women participation in the general elections in Delhi, not only attracted the women voters in large numbers but also made them and their children especially toddlers happy. In first of its kind the ‘Pink Polling Booth’ exclusively manned by women staff with a crèche...

Capital turns dry, all liquor shops closed till Sunday

Saturday, 11 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Excise Department on Friday announced that all liquor shops, clubs, bars and other such establishments will remain closed in the city from Friday evening to 6 pm on Sunday. Delhi, which sends seven members to Parliament, goes to polls on Sunday. According to an order issued by the department, “In...

Shah will be Home Min if BJP returns to power, tweets Kejriwal

Saturday, 11 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Friday claimed that if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) comes back to power then the party president Amit Shah would be the Union Home Minister. He said in a tweet people should think what will happen to a country who has Shah...

BJP will win all 7 seats: Nirmala

Saturday, 11 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ended the last phase of campaigning with demonstration on sealing, pension to DISCOM employee, air pollution, and water related issues in colonies through roadshow and jansabhas in Delhi on Friday. Union Defence Minister and Delhi State Election in charge Nirmala Sitharaman said the enthusiasm of BJP workers...

Campaign ends on bitter note

Saturday, 11 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The die is cast after the high decibel but acrimonious campaigning ended at 6 pm on Friday. Delhiites will vote on Sunday to elect their seven representatives in the Lok Sabha. However a lot has happened during one of the most bitter campaign bordering on slander, personal acquisitions. As many as...

State Editions

Admission for UG courses begins in city colleges

22 May 2019 | Divya Modi | Ranchi

BJP trying to lure Cong MLAs, says Nath

22 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Matching VVPAT slips would delay results: CEO

22 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

BSP suspends Ramveer Upadhyay

22 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

12 killed in mishaps

22 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

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