EC works on Modi’s instructions: Naidu

EC works on Modi’s instructions: Naidu

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday claimed that the Election Commission has lost its all credibility among the people of the nation as it functions on the instructions of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his office. Two days after Andhra Pradesh voted to elect its new Assembly, ...

513 ceasefire violations by Pak post Balakot strike: Army

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | PTI | Jammu

As many as 513 ceasefire violations by Pakistan have taken place along the LoC in Jammu & Kashmir in the past one-and-a-half month and the Pakistan Army has suffered five to six times more casualties than the Indian Army in the retaliatory action, a senior officer said on Saturday. The Pakistan...

Prashant Kishor rubbishes Rabri's merger bid claim

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | PTI | Patna

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Saturday dismissed Rabri Devi's claim of he as an emissary of Nitish Kumar meeting her husband Lalu Prasad with a proposal to merge JD(U) and RJD which should declare its prime ministerial candidate ahead of the polls and dared RJD president to tell the media...

Links Hanuman to Dalits

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | PTI | Badaun (UP)

Giving her own twist to a recent remark by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday said her party wanted both Ali and Bajrang Bali — particularly Bajrang Bali as the deity is "linked with my own Dalit caste". Addressing a rally in Badaun, Mayawati recalled Adityanath's...

Charging Assange reflects dramatic shift in US approach

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | AP | Washington

The decision to seek the extradition  of Julian Assange marked a dramatic new approach to the founder of  WikiLeaks by the U.S. Government, a shift that was signalled in the  early days of the Trump administration. President Barack Obama’s Justice Department had extensive internal  debates about whether to charge Assange amid...

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from IS to Iraq

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | AFP | Qazlajokh

Syrian Kurds on Saturday repatriated  25 women and children from Iraq’s Yazidi minority after freeing them  during the final push against the Islamic State group, a local official said. The US-backed fighters say they rescued some 300 Yazidi women  and children during the fight to take the jihadists’ last scrap of ...

MPs urge UK to cooperate with Sweden in Assange case

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | AFP | London

More than 70 British lawmakers have urged their government to prioritise any extradition bid Sweden might make  for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is also wanted in the United States. Assange was arrested on Thursday at Ecuadorxand peers urge British Home Secretary Sajid  Javid to “give every assistance to Sweden should...

Taliban claim attack as spring offensive begins

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | AFP | Kabul

The Taliban on Saturday claimed responsibility  for an attack in eastern Afghanistan that the group said was part  of its newly announced spring offensive. According to Afghan officials, Taliban fighters on Friday night  detonated two truck bombs in the Shirzad district of Nangarhar province,  east of Kabul. The assault came hours...

State Editions

C’garh polling figure swells to record 75%

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

BJP’s Rao Inderjit Singh files papers from G’gram

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Over Rs 2 cr seized ahead of Lok Sabha election

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

EC cancels mega PTM on BJP’s complaint

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Links Hanuman to Dalits

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Prashant Kishor rubbishes Rabri's merger bid claim

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

513 ceasefire violations by Pak post Balakot strike: Army

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Sadiq Batcha’s wife wants his death re-probed

14 April 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Sunday Pioneer