Dowry case: Woman gets triple talaq on WhatsApp

Dowry case: Woman gets triple talaq on WhatsApp

Thursday, 21 February 2019 | PNS | Indore

A 21-year-old woman from Indore has said her husband gave her triple talaq on WhatsApp for not getting an autorickshaw in dowry. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ruchi Vardhan Mishra said police received a complaint from Afreen during the weekly public hearing on Tuesday. "We are trying to reconcile (the couple) after...

Hasty GST meeting planned to favour lobbies: Sisodia

Thursday, 21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Demanding offline Goods and Services Tax (GST) meetings, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said the hasty meeting  was planned to facilitate the Real Estate and Lottery lobbies to avail undue benefits.  Notably, GST council’s meeting has been adjourned till Sunday. Targeting builder mafia in Delhi and Bhartiya Janata...

Don’t engage civil defence volunteers as security guards, Govt tells dept heads

Thursday, 21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

  The Delhi Government has asked all heads of departments to not engage Civil Defence volunteers as security guards, saying that their services are to be utilised for managing disasters and emergency situations, among others. The Finance Department has issued a written communication to all heads of departments (HODs) for the...

80% of private schools not implementing RTE provisions

Thursday, 21 February 2019 | PTI | NEW DELHI

A new report Wednesday said over 80 per cent of the  private schools in Delhi are not participating in the implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act and are also not reserving 25 per cent seats for students from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). The report titled “Bright Spots: Status of...

BJP’s launches ‘Kejriwal Bhagao, Delhi Bachao’

Thursday, 21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) launched its ‘Kejriwal Bhagao, Delhi Bachao’ campaign from Sarojini Nagar Market on Wednesday, with Union ministers Vijay Goel and Giriraj Singh accusing the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of “failing” to fulfil its promises made to people of the national capital before coming to power. The...

Hone habit of learning: Pranab to students

Thursday, 21 February 2019 | SR | NEW DELHI

GD Goenka University hosted 4th Convocation Ceremony on Wednesday at Dr Ambedkar International Centre, Janpath. The ceremonies were marked by the former President of Indian Pranab Mukherjee as chief guest, Renu Goenka, Chancellor, GD Goenka University, and Nipun Goenka, Managing Director, GD Goenka Group. Addressing the students this occasion, former President...

2 Kashmiris called stone pelters, thrashed on train

Thursday, 21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

In yet another incident of  Kashmiris being targeted in the wake of Pulwama terror attack, two Kashmiri shawl vendors have claimed they were beaten up and called “stone pelters” by unidentified men on a train, forcing them to cut short their business trip to Rohtak, officials said Wednesday. The incident comes...

Illegal hotels under fire

Thursday, 21 February 2019 | GAYATHRI MANI | NEW DELHI

Days after the Karol Bagh Hotel fire incident, the Resident Welfare Association (RWAs) of  the Walled City area have started filing series of complaints with the Delhi Fire Services, Municipal Corporation and Delhi Home Department about illegal hotels running in their areas posing a threat to the common people. Interestingly,...

State Editions

Dowry case: Woman gets triple talaq on WhatsApp

21 February 2019 | PNS | Bhopal

Assembly witnesses ruckus as Opp raises issues

21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

In brief

21 February 2019 | PNS | Bhopal

Nath asks Opp to wait till March 5

21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Cong MLA Deepak Saxena resigns as Chhindwara MLA

21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

27 more hotels to shut in Karol Bagh in Delhi

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Tech Mahindra board to meet on Feb 21

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

HCSL begins construction of new yard

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Apollo Hospital offers to treat free injured CRPF troopers

17 February 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer