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AAP attacks L-G again

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has accused Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal of allowing senior IAS officers posted with the Delhi Government to move Delhi High Court against the Delhi Assembly instead of initiating enquiry into desilting “irregularities” pointed out by the Petitions Committee of the House”, AAP MLA...

SC ‘put stamp’ on its reservation over social media hub: Cong

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

With the Supreme Court asking the the Centre whether it wants to tap citizens’ WhatsApp messages as it will be like “becoming a surveillance state”, the Congress on Saturday latched onto it to claim that the apex court had “put a stamp” on its reservations over the Government’s move to...

120 trucks entering Capital fined for overloading at Badarpur Border toll plaza

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

In a drive conducted earlier this month against overloaded commercial vehicles entering the city, the Delhi Transport Department (DTD) and the NHAI imposed fines on 120 trucks, an official said. The drive was carried out between July 2 and 7, and the trucks were charged with overloading at the Badarpur Border...

168 Central Govt buildings made disabled-friendly

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has so far made 168 Government buildings approachable for differently-abled persons in the country under the ‘Accessible India Campaign’, an initiative of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD). According to the infrastructure building agency, the work of making all the Central Government...

Solve internal conflicts before blaming Delhi for breaking party, Madhav tells Mehbooba

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday lashed out at former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for threatening to create more ‘Salahuddins’ as he said no one in Delhi is trying to break their party (PDP). “Instead of solving their internal conflicts, they’re blaming Delhi and threatening in name of...

Kolkata court summons Tharoor over his ‘Hindu Pakistan’ remark

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | PTI | KOLKATA | in Sunday Pioneer

A Kolkata court has summoned Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor for his remark that the BJP will pave the way for creation of a “Hindu Pakistan” if voted to power again, lawyer-petitioner Sumeet Chowdhury said here on Saturday. Chowdhury moved a petition before a metropolitan magistrate’s...

DMRC all set to start new ‘Shopping Corridor’ by August

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | SR | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is all set to start with a new ‘Shopping Corridor’ by August in its Heritage and Knowledge corridor. To issue the safety clearance and final approval to the new shopping stretch, Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) Sailesh Kumar Pathak will conduct inspection on...

Class VII student attacked with pencil sharpener blade over seat

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | SR | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

A Class VII student of a Central school in south east Delhi’s Badarpur area was allegedly attacked by his classmate with a pencil sharpener blade, police said. The incident took place on Friday afternoon after the two students fought over sharing seat following which one of the student attacked his classmate...

50 wealthy Indians to face tax scrutiny for buying Nirav jewellery

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Income Tax Department has decided to re-assess the tax returns of over 50 high net-worth individuals who purchased costly jewellery from firms owned by absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi, official sources said. They said the taxman decided to initiate the step after a number of people, it sent notices asking them...

Ex-Gujarat CM Shankarsinh Vaghela’s son joins BJP

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | PTI | GANDHINAGAR | in Sunday Pioneer

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Shankarsinh Vaghela’s son Mahendrasinh, a two-time Congress legislator, joined the ruling BJP on Saturday. Mahendrasinh Vaghela, who quit the Congress last year, however, evaded a direct reply when asked if the senior Vaghela would also join the BJP, saying his father will take a call on...


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Demolition continues, encroachment in gated colonies to be razed too

19 Jul 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

The court ordered anti-encroachment drive continued in Dehradun with 280 encroachments being demolished and 185 being marked on Wednesday. A total of 2196 encroachments have been demolished, 4674 have been marked and 88 buildings have been sealed so far...

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