France: No political interference in tax settlement with Reliance firm

France: No political interference in tax settlement with Reliance firm

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

In the wake of reports that it granted huge tax waiver to Anil Ambani's French firm, France on Saturday said a global settlement was reached between the French tax authorities and the Reliance subsidiary and that it was not subject to any political interference. Leading French newspaper Le Monde reported that...

India, ASEAN vow to step up ties in maritime sector

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

India and ASEAN have resolved to strengthen ties by deepening cooperation in the maritime sector and boosting connectivity. The two sides made the affirmations at the 21st ASEAN-India Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) held here on April 11-12, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said. The meeting was co-chaired by Vijay Thakur Singh,...

Cong releases names of 18 more candidates for Haryana, UP, MP

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Congress on Saturday released a list of 18 more Lok Sabha poll candidates, which include six from Haryana, nine from Uttar Pradesh and three from Madhya Pradesh. With this, the party has released names of 404 candidates for the parliamentary elections. In Haryana, the Congress fielded ex-Union Minister and Rajya Sabha...

251 candidates with criminal cases in poll phase-II: ADR

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

As many as 251 candidates contesting in the second phase of Lok Sabha polls have declared criminal cases filed against themselves, including 167 with serious criminal cases. The National Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has analysed self-sworn affidavits of 1,590 candidates who are contesting this time in the...

Modi biggest victim of political intolerance: Naqvi

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The poll-time surfacing of a set of “artists and intellectuals” appealing to vote against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday invited sharp comments from Union Minister and BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi who claimed that Modi  was  the “biggest victim of political intolerance”. However, a separate set of  pro-Modi “artists and...

Modi factor writ large across country: Jaitley

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the “Modi factor” was writ large across the country during the first phase of elections with leadership issue among the Opposition parties looking gloomier than expected as “Gathbandhan” partners  hitting out at each other and multi-cornered contests in several States favoured the...

EC questions presence of EVM theft accused in Naidu's team

Sunday, 14 April 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The Election Commission has written to the president of the legal cell of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) asking how a person with criminal antecedents could be a part of a delegation led by TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu during his visit to the poll...

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, ...

State Editions

1,009 FIRs lodged, 1,008 held for poll code violation so far

23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Political parties woo Dera Sacha Sauda followers

23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Traders backing BJP, says Vijay Goel

23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

BJP’s Vardhan, Tiwari, Parvesh file nominations

23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Udit Raj asks BJP to clear confusion over his candidature

23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP leads mega roadshow on way to file papers

23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Valmiki community fields candidates on all LS seats

21 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

CM thwarted PMAY in city: Gupta

21 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Shiela inaugurates control room for poll campaign

21 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Cong pursues vote bhakti, we have desh bhakti: Modi

21 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Ditch smartphones & read history, Gehlot asks youth

21 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Shatrughan taunts BJP over poll losses in 3 States last yr

21 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer