Haryana News

Nurse raped by doctor, his three accomplices

A 19-year-old nurse was allegedly gang-raped by a doctor, employed with a private hospital, and his three associates at his Govindpuri village residence.

HC exempts 'Godman' Rampal from personal appearance


Chandigarh: Punjab and High Court on Thursday exempted self-styled godman Rampal from personal appearance in a contempt of court case.

Haryana govt to partner with Railways to strengthen state network

With a view to strengthen the rail network in the state, the Haryana government has decided to enter into a partnership with Indian Railways by forming Special Purpose Vehicle for raising of funds.

Cold conditions intensify in Punjab, Haryana

There was no let up in cold wave conditions sweeping several parts of Punjab and Haryana for the past several days with further dip in night temperatures on Thursday making people reel under biting chill.

Cold continues in Punjab, Haryana; Amritsar freezes at minus 1 deg C

 Freezing cold waves swept Amritsar in Punjab on Wednesday as the minimum temperature plummeted to minus 1 degree Celsius with several other parts of Punjab and Haryana also reeling under biting chill.

Father, son killed in road accident, 2 injured in Haryana

A father and his son from Delhi were killed today while two more members of the family were injured when a car they were travelling in was hit by a bus here, police said.

Efforts being made to encourage Sanskrit: Haryana minister

The BJP government in Haryana is making efforts to encourage Sanskrit language in schools, Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said on Tuesday.

Cold wave persists Punjab, Haryana

 Cold wave conditions continued unabated in several parts of Punjab and Haryana today even as poor visibility due to fog affected movement of trains.

14 children among 20 injured in vehicle collision in Haryana

Fourteen school children were among 20 injured when a bus carrying them was involved in a collision with a Red Cross vehicle in Dhana Kalan village, about 30 km from here, Tuesday, police said.

Twelve killed as train rams into vehicle at unmanned crossing in Hisar

Twelve members of a family, including four children, were killed and three others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by Dhuri-Sirsa passenger train at an unmanned rail crossing in Sarsod village of Hisar today amid dense fog.

Republic Day celebrated in Punjab, Haryana

 Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory of Chandigarh on Monday joined the nation in celebrating the 66th Republic Day amid tight security arrangements.

Tight security across Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh for R-Day

Security has been tightened across Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital Chandigarh in view of Republic day functions on Monday.

Hooda praises Centre's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign

Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday shared dais with his long-time adversary Union Minister Birender Singh and appreciated NDA government's 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign.

Swine flu claims five lives in Haryana

At least five people have died due to swine flu in Haryana this month, health officials said here Saturday.

3 men suspected of looting passers-by arrested in Haryana

Three persons have been arrested for allegedly hatching a plot to loot passers-by near Agra canal here, police said Friday.

Cold wave intensifies in Punjab, Haryana; fog dissipates

Bright sunshine in several parts of Punjab and Haryana provided some relief from ongoing foggy conditions, putting air, rail, and road traffic on track to some extent.

Haryana to set up 'Kanya Kosh' for first girl child

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said a 'Haryana Kanya Kosh' would be set up to provide financial assistance on the birth of first girl child.

PM Modi launches 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign, urges people to change their mindset
PM Modi launches 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign, urges people to change their mindset

Amid huge fanfare, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' programme, a key scheme that aims to address the dipping child sex ratio and empower girl child in the country, in Haryana.

PM Modi to launch 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign from Haryana

Government's ambitious 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign to save and empower girl child will be launched on Thursday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Panipat in Haryana, the state with the lowest sex ratio.

Cold wave conditions persists in Punjab, Haryana

Cold wave conditions continued to prevail at several places in Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday with poor visibility due to fog affecting transport services in both the states.

Haryana to create special fund for girls at district level: Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said that special fund would be created at the district level for schemes and programmes for girls' welfare right from their childhood to education.

HC upholds Haryana govt's decision on retirement age

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday upheld the decision of the Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana reducing the retirement age of state government employees from 60 to 58 years.

Court dismisses plea against Haryana retirement age

The Punjab and Haryana high court Tuesday dismissed a petition challenging the new Haryana government's decision to lower the retirement age for government employees.

Khap mahapanchayat pledges to stop honour killing, dowry

In a significant move, the 'Sarv Jatiya Khap Mahapanchayat' (all castes' council) in Haryana here on Sunday took a pledge to oppose honour killing and prevent dowry system in the state.

Health status of a nation can be assessed by IMR, MMR: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that the status of healthcare of any country could be assessed by its statistics of Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR).

JBT scam: Delhi HC extends interim bail of Ajay Chautala

Delhi High Court has extended the interim bail of Ajay Chautala, sentenced to 10 years prison term along with his father and former Haryana Chief Minister O P Chautala in a teachers recruitment scam case.

Partial relief from cold wave conditions in Punjab, Haryana

People across Punjab and Haryana got partial relief from the chill as day-temperatures rose at most places.

Constable shoots teacher over money dispute in Haryana

 A teacher was allegedly shot at by a constable in the school premises over a money dispute at Dariawala village in Haryana, police said today.

Train, flight services hit in Punjab, Haryana due to dense fog

Cold wave conditions continued unabated in Punjab and Haryana on Friday with dense fog affecting disrupting the road, rail and air traffic.

Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa ends his fast

Sikh activist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, who had been on fast for the last two months demanding release of Sikh prisoners across the country who had completed their jail terms, on Thursday ended his fast after a meeting with district administration officials and members of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee.