Haryana News

Asked to pay toll, man opens fire at booth employee in Haryana

An unidentified person opened fire at a toll booth employee and injured him on the Karnal-Meerut road in Haryana's Karnal district on being asked to pay the fee, police said on Thursday.

Shocking video: Man assaulted for asking 'bidi' in Faridabad
Shocking video: Man assaulted for asking 'bidi' in Faridabad

In a shocking incident, four men were caught on camera assaulting a middle-aged person for asking ‘bidi’ recently.

Lalu Prasad Yadav's son-in-law's SUV ​snatched at gunpoint in Gurgaon

RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav's son-in-law's SUV was snatched away on Wednesday, as per a media report.

NRI booked for rape in Gurgaon

An NRI, working with a private airline in Saudi Arabia, has been booked on charges of raping a divorcee in Gurgaon on the pretext of marrying her, police said on Monday.

New Vaidik Education Board to be constituted in 2016: Baba Ramdev
New Vaidik Education Board to be constituted in 2016: Baba Ramdev

A new National Vaidik Education Board would be constituted this year as part of efforts to revive the ancient Indian tradition of learning, yoga guru Ramdev claimed on Sunday.

Khap Panchayats a useful instrument of society: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar
Khap Panchayats a useful instrument of society: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Khap Panchayats are a "useful instrument" of society and carry out social reforms and one or two mistakes don't make them wrong as a whole, according to Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar .

Cold wave conditions prevail in Punjab, Haryana

Cold wave conditions on Wednesday prevailed across Punjab and Haryana, with Amritsar registering a low of 2.6 degrees Celsius.

Girls to unfurl flag in schools in Haryana villages on R-Day
Girls to unfurl flag in schools in Haryana villages on R-Day

Most-educated girls in villages across Haryana will unfurl the national flag at school-level programmes to be held in their villages on the occasion of Republic Day on Tuesday.

Haryana govt grants special remission to prisoners on R-Day

On the eve of Republic Day, the Haryana Government has granted special remission of 15 to 60 days in sentence to prisoners in the state.

Haryana elects young sarpanches in PRI polls

Haryana will now have a large number of young sarpanches as people have largely voted for them as village heads in the third and final phase of the elections to Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs).

Fog, cold affects life in Punjab, Haryana

Dense fog engulfed Chandigarh on Friday morning with visibility reducing to 300 metres in some areas.

Bengaluru woman techie murder: From friendship on Facebook to strangulation by laptop cord - What all we know
Bengaluru woman techie murder: From friendship on Facebook to strangulation by laptop cord - What all we know

In yet another incident of rising crimes against women, a 31-year-old woman techie was found murdered in her apartment in Bengaluru.

Gurgaon deputy mayor again booked for rape

Gurgaon's deputy mayor Parminder Kataria has been booked for the second time on charges of raping a divorcee after promising to marry her, police said on Wednesday. The woman had filed a similar complaint in October last year.

Trained in Pakistan, al Qaeda 'terrorist' Abdul Sami arrested by Delhi Police's Special Cell from Haryana's Mewat
Trained in Pakistan, al Qaeda 'terrorist' Abdul Sami arrested by Delhi Police's Special Cell from Haryana's Mewat

Tightening the noose around terrorists operating in India, the Special Cell of Delhi Police on Monday arrested an Al Qaeda operative from Haryana.

Bizarre! Haryana farmer claims potatoes, tomatoes growing on same plants
Bizarre! Haryana farmer claims potatoes, tomatoes growing on same plants

The fruits have sour taste and look like tomatoes, Ranbir said, adding that on lifting the plants, potatoes were found in bunches of four to six.

Gurgaon residents too want odd-even scheme: Survey
Gurgaon residents too want odd-even scheme: Survey

After a fortnight of odd-even scheme on Delhi`s roads, a majority of Gurgaon residents said the scheme was effectively implemented and must be brought to Gurgaon as well so there can be less traffic on roads, a survey said on Friday.

Dense fog engulfs Punjab, Haryana; road, rail traffic hit

Moderate to shallow fog enveloped parts of Punjab and Haryana today, adversely affecting rail and road traffic in the region, even as the minimum temperatures hovered above normal.

Man nabbed in joint police-army operation in Ambala

Army and Haryana Police today nabbed a man who was found roaming in an army area here and recovered some maps from his possession.

Temperatures above normal; fog engulfs Punjab, Haryana

Shallow fog on Thursday enveloped most parts of Punjab and Haryana even as the minimum temperatures in the region hovered above normal.

Newly-elected sarpanch murdered in Haryana

Accused Vijay allegedly opened fire at 45-year-old Rakesh in the village, killing him, Jind Senior Superintendent of Police Abishek Jorwal said.

80 percent turnout in Haryana panchayat poll's first phase

Nearly 80 percent of people exercised their franchise in the first phase of the elections to Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) in Haryana held on Sunday, a senior election department official said.

Haryana Panchayat elections: Polling underway for first phase
Haryana Panchayat elections: Polling underway for first phase

All arrangements have been made by the Haryana State Election Commission to ensure peaceful, free and fair polling in the first phase of general elections for Panchayati Raj Institutions that begins today.

'Haryana's child sex ratio improves to 889 girls per 1,000 boys'

The Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) Act is being strictly implemented and those found involved in female foeticide have been put behind bars after registering cases against them, an official said.

Memorial to be build for slain Commando Gursewak Singh: Khattar
Memorial to be build for slain Commando Gursewak Singh: Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday met the family of Garud Commando Gursewak Singh who was killed in Pathankot terror attack , promising a job to one member and a memorial for the slain soldier.

VIDEO: Family bursts into tears after seeing mortal remains of martyred Garud Commando Gursewak Singh
VIDEO: Family bursts into tears after seeing mortal remains of martyred Garud Commando Gursewak Singh

The family members of martyred Garud Commando Gursewak Singh burst into tears after seeing the mortal remains of the brave soldier in Ambala.

Jats threaten to block roads in Haryana from February 15

Haryana's Sarva Khap Jat Panchayat, which has been at the forefront of demanding reservations for Jats in government jobs, today threatened that they would intensify their movement by blocking roads at about 40 places in the state on February 15.

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar condemns Pathankot attack

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has strongly condemned the pre-dawn terror attack at Pathankot air force base in Punjab on Saturday and declared a high alert in his state.

Barbaric! BJP leader thrashes toll booth operator in Haryana – Watch
Barbaric! BJP leader thrashes toll booth operator in Haryana – Watch

In a footage recovered from a CCTV, a man was seen mercilessly thrashing a toll booth operator in Jhajjar, Haryana.

Haryana promotes Khemka, five other IAS officers

Apart from Khemka, five other IAS (Indian Administrative Service) officers of the 1991 batch, have been promoted to the higher administrative grade.

Khemka among 6 officers promoted as FC, PC by Haryana govt

Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka who had cancelled the mutation of a land deal between a firm owned by Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and realty major DLF, was among six officers today promoted to the rank of Financial?Commissioner and Principal Secretary by the Haryana government.