Sheila faces Manoj; Gambhir challenge for Atishi, Lovely

Sheila faces Manoj; Gambhir challenge for Atishi, Lovely

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 | Pramod Kumar Singh | NEW DELHI

Udit Raj revolts, Lekhi retained; Maken picked for New Delhi With the Congress announcing its list of six candidates for the general elections on Monday, the North-East Delhi seat appears to be set for a humdinger of contest between Delhi Congress president and three-term Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Delhi BJP...

Lanka blocks FB, Instagram to curb canards

Monday, 22 April 2019 | PTI | Colombo

The Sri Lankan Government on Sunday blocked social media platforms like the Facebook and Instagram to prevent the spread of false news reports after a series of blasts killed 215 people. The Presidential Secretariat said the decision to block social media was taken in reaction to false news reports spreading...

Fidayeen queued at hotel buffet before ‘going off’

Monday, 22 April 2019 | AFP | Colombo

The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka's Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back. Carrying a plate, the man, who had registered at the hotel the night before as Mohamed Azzam Mohamed, was just about to be...

Modi condemns attack, offers help; Sushma in touch

Monday, 22 April 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Condemning the “cold-blooded and pre-planned barbaric acts” in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesingh and offered  the southern neighbour all possible help and assistance to deal with the situation. “Strongly condemn the horrific blasts in Sri Lanka. There is...

On Easter, violence resurrects in Lanka

On Easter, violence resurrects in Lanka

Monday, 22 April 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

215 killed in 8 blasts; 3 Indians, 30 other foreigners among dead Astring of eight devastating blasts, including suicide attacks, struck churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 215 people, including three Indians and an American, and shattering a decade of peace in the...

Festival of democracy must not be vipassana

Sunday, 21 April 2019 | Swapan Dasgupta

There are many conflicting views of the role being played by social media in 2019 general election. For many politicians, and not necessarily those confined to a particular age group, social media is a strange and unfamiliar beast that distracts from the ‘real’ campaign-meeting and speaking to people. Mercifully, this...

Abhinandan shifted out of Srinagar over Jaish threat

Abhinandan shifted out of Srinagar over Jaish threat

Sunday, 21 April 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who became the face of the tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan, has been shifted out of Srinagar and posted to a frontline air base in the western sector, official sources said on Saturday. It is also learnt that the IAF is to recommend Varthaman’s name...

Loose talk on women to cost cricketers Pandya, Rahul Rs 20 lakh each

Loose talk on women to cost cricketers Pandya, Rahul Rs 20 lakh each

Sunday, 21 April 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul were on Saturday fined Rs 20 lakh each by the BCCI Ombudsman DK Jain for their sexist comments on a popular TV show, ending an infamous saga that dented the reputation of the two India cricketers. In the order published on the official BCCI website, Jain...

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