Chinmayanand’s lawyer fails to file bail application

Chinmayanand’s lawyer fails to file bail application

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

In a major disappointment to rape accused former Union minister Chinmayanand Swami, his lawyer failed to file his bail application because of strike by local lawyers in Shahjahanpur on Saturday. The Bharatiya Janata Party leader was arrested by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Friday and remanded to 14 days’ judicial...

CM Yogi surveys flood-hit areas

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath conducted a survey of the flood-affected areas of Ghazipur, Varanasi and Prayagraj on Friday and directed officials to speed up relief operation. He also ordered release of Rs 50 crore for the people of 19 flood-affected districts. The Chief Minister directed the officials concerned to distribute relief material...

Victim’s kin doubt SIT intentions

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The arrest of Swami Chinmayanand by the Special Investigation Team raised hope that the victim will finally get justice but the arrest of three youths, including two cousins of the girl, and also naming her in the extortion case, raised suspicion of the family that the investigating agency is trying...

Chinmayanand arrested, sent to judicial custody

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Within 48 hours of the victim threatening to immolate herself, the Special Investigation Team arrested former Union Minister of State for Home Swami Chinmayanand, who has been accused of rape by the law student of Shahjahanpur. After the arrest, the SIT took Chinmayanand for medical examination and thereafter produced him before...

Mayawati condemns damage to Valmiki statue at KGMU

Friday, 20 September 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Thursday condemned the Centre as well as Uttar Pradesh governments over damage to Maharishi Valmiki temple on King George’s Medical University campus and demanded immediate action against the culprits. In a tweet on Thursday afternoon, Mayawati claimed that first an old Sant Ravidas temple was...

Power employees threaten 72-hour work boycott

Friday, 20 September 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Power Employees Joint Action Committee would protest against privatisation of power sector and press for their demands by going for a 72-hour work boycott from November 6. The strike has been called on the initiative of National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees and Engineers (NCCOEEE) and engineers and other...

Yogi govt shielding Chinmayanand, say Cong and SP

Friday, 20 September 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Congress and Samajwadi Party once again launched a frontal attack on Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, alleging that his government was out to save former Union minister and rape accused Swami Chinmayanand. Both parties accused the government of misusing machinery to save members of saffron brigade from all criminal charges while booking...

NHRC notice to CS, DGP on rape victim’s suicide

Friday, 20 September 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Yet another notice was served on the Uttar Pradesh government by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over suicide by a rape victim in Bareilly. An NHRC communiqué released on Thursday said the Commission took suo motu cognisance of media reports that a victim of sexual assault committed suicide in Bareilly as...

State Editions

Man kills wife for ‘adultery’ in Prem Nagar, surrenders

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

City sees decline in butterflies this year

23 September 2019 | Sapna Singh | Delhi

IIT Delhi team to study impact of odd-even scheme

23 September 2019 | PTI | Delhi

CM to speak on anti-pollution steps at Denmark summit

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sisodia inaugurates cultural event Awam Ki Awaz in Capital

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

PWD to finish work on Pragati Maidan tunnel by Jan

23 September 2019 | GAYATHRI MAN | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Prioritising Strategic Economic Cooperation

22 September 2019 | Asoke Mukerji | Agenda

The complexities of caste system

22 September 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Agenda

Dukh, Dard and a Season of Hope

22 September 2019 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Empower your mind for success

22 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘Casting procedure should be streamlined'

22 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pushing musical limit

22 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer