BSP emerges  biggest gainer  from alliance

BSP emerges biggest gainer from alliance

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Mayawati’s dream of becoming the next prime minister of India may have been shattered by the poor show by the BSP-SP-RLD alliance in the just-concluded parliamentary elections, but her party has been the biggest gainer by joining hands with these two regional parties. After drawing a blank in the 2014 parliamentary...

BJP’s electoral shock to caste-based politics

Friday, 24 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The BJP achieved a hat-trick in inflicting a huge blow to parties pursuing caste-based politics in Uttar Pradesh.  This is the third consecutive electoral shock dealt by the Bharatiya Janata Party to parties like Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party and Rashtriya Lok Dal in the last five years.  In the 2014 Lok...

BJP upsets alliance applecart in UP

Friday, 24 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The BJP perfectly upset the applecart of caste-based alliance of SP-BSP-RLD in Uttar Pradesh, and along with its ally Apna Dal (Sonelal), was leading in two-thirds of 80 Lok Sabha seats in UP with Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to win Varanasi constituency by more than 4.5 lakh votes.  Though the...

Defeat of negative politics, says Yogi

Thursday, 23 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Elated by BJP’s resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the results reflected defeat of negativity emanating from dynastic politics and victory of development and nationalistic politics. “The results are clear indication that people no longer want negative politics of caste and dynasty. They want basic...

UP Cong set for major revamp

Thursday, 23 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The results of Lok Sabha elections notwithstanding, UP Congress is set for a major revamp in near future. “During her maiden interaction with party workers and leaders, Congress general secretary and UP East incharge Priyanka Gandhi had said that she was unhappy with the present set-up in the state, but added...

NHRC notice to UP DGP over custodial death in Kannauj

Thursday, 23 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notice to the UP DGP over the death of a person in police custody in Kannauj. The NHRC took suo motu cognisance of media reports that the man died after being thrashed in police custody in Kannauj on May 20, after which a case...

CM reviews progress of development schemes, wheat purchase

Thursday, 23 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

After a hectic poll campaign spanning over a month-and-a-half, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is back to business holding closed-door meetings with officials to review the progress of development schemes and enquire about the ongoing projects. A senior official told The Pioneer in Lucknow on Wednesday that the Chief Minister called some...

Army of SP, BSP ‘chowkidars’ guarding strong rooms

Thursday, 23 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

An army of Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party ‘chowkidars’ has been keeping a round-the-clock vigil on all strong rooms in 75 districts across Uttar Pradesh.  “We have already directed party leaders in each district to  deploy workers to keep a vigil on the strong rooms in each district,’’ SP spokesman...

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