Haryana News

Court stays Haryana notification for SC staff

 In a setback to the Haryana government, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday stayed a notification for reserving 20 percent seats in departmental promotions for class III and IV Scheduled Caste (SC) employees.

Rs 1600 crore sanctioned for construction of roads: Khattar

Haryana government has sanctioned Rs 1,600 crore for construction of roads, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said.

Heat wave continues to sweep Haryana and Punjab, Hisar records 44 degrees C

The heat wave conditions continued to sweep Haryana and Punjab, with maximum temperatures on Wednesday again hovering between 41-44 degrees Celsius at most places.

Archaeological dept examines stone idol of Lord Parshavnath in Haryana

A two-member team of the Archaeological department examined the stone idol of Lord Parshavnath, which will be taken to Chandigarh to study its antiquities.

Rape of MBA student in Haryana varsity: CBI to respond to SC

The CBI on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the alleged rape of an MBA student of a private university in Haryana was a serious matter and it needed time to examine the petition before replying to the notice issued to it for taking over the probe from the state police.

Congress holds protest over various issues in Haryana

Mahila Congress activists on Tuesday held a protest against over various issues, including the increase in prices of petrol and diesel, and the plight of farmers.

Two arrested on rape charges in Gurgaon

Two persons, including a minor, have been arrested on rape charges in separate cases here, police said on Tuesday.

Heat wave sweeps Punjab, Haryana; Karnal bakes at 44 degrees C

Heat wave conditions continued to sweep swathes of Punjab and Haryana giving no respite to people as the maximum temperatures on Tuesday again crossed few notches above normal at most places.

Heatwave sweeps Haryana and Punjab; Hisar hottest at 44.8 deg C

The blistering heat wave continued to sweep across Haryana and Punjab on Monday, with Hisar sizzling at 44.8 degrees Celsius.

SC notice on Haryana rape victim's plea for CBI probe

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Haryana government on a petition by an undergraduate student as to why investigation into a case of "rape, criminal intimidation, unnatural sex and other offences" perpetrated on her by three law students may not be transferred from the state police to the CBI.

New scheme for alloting land to educational institutions: CM Khattar

The state government is coming out with a new scheme for alloting land to educational institutions, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said.

DA case: Court asks CBI Director to consider plea for security

A Delhi court has directed the CBI Director to consider the plea of a sitting Congress MLA of Haryana and a prosecution witness in a disproportionate assets case, allegedly involving INLD chief OP Chautala's son Abhay, for providing adequate security to him and his family alleging threat from the accused.

SC seeks response from Haryana on university rape victim's plea

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response of Haryana government on a plea seeking handing over to CBI the investigation into the alleged rape of an MBA student of a private university in Hissar.

Hooda wouldn't have breathed in free air if I was CM: Vij

A day after taking a dig at former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, state Health Minister Anil Vij on Sunday intensified his attack on Hooda.

Special camps to be held in Haryana ahead of International Yoga Day

Special yoga training camps will be organized in Haryana by experts of Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, ahead of the International Yoga Day on June 21.

Karnal hottest at 44.5 deg C as heatwave sweeps Haryana, Punjab

No respite was experienced on Sunday from the blistering heatwave sweeping Haryana and Punjab as Karnal sizzled at 44.5 degrees Celsius.

Khap Panchayats part of old traditions: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said Khap Panchayats have been part of old traditions and playing a crucial role in 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' government programme for the girl child.

Heatwave continues in Delhi, mercury settles at 44.5 deg Celsius

Delhiites continued to reel under the heatwave on Sunday with the mercury settling at 44.5 degrees Celsius, same as yesterday, the season's highest.

Modi government for development of all: Naqvi

The BJP-led NDA government has been "working with the agenda of development of all without any discrimination", Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Sunday.

Man injured after being hit by Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar's escort vehicle

A man was injured after he was allegedly hit by a vehicle belonging to Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's cavalcade at Safidon area in Jind district on Sunday, police said.

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar praises Khap Panchayats

Heaping praises on Khap Panchayats, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said these groups have always been a significant contributor in resolving social issues and are part of "our traditions".

Woman raped by brother-in-law, harassed for dowry in Haryana

A married woman was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law and harassed for dowry by her husband and in-laws here, police said on Saturday.

Former Haryana MLA Amir Chand Makkar passes away

Former Haryana MLA Amir Chand Makkar, died in Hansi, about 26 km from here, on Saturday.

Haryana CM demands separate high court

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday demanded either a separate high court for the state or an equal representation in the existing Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Manohar Lal Khattar demands separate High Court for Haryana

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday reiterated his demand for a separate High Court for Haryana and set up of an additional bench in south-western districts of the state.

State wide protests in support of guest teachers in Haryana

A large number of school students along with their parents on Saturday held protests across Haryana against the show-cause notice served to over 4,000 guest teachers by the state government here.

No school admission without proper birth certificate: Punjab and Haryana HC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it mandatory for all government, public and private schools to admit only children with proper birth certificates.

SC asks Haryana Police to quickly finish AIPMT paper leak probe

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Haryana Police to quickly complete the probe into the leakage of question papers of the All India Pre-medical Entrance Test (AIPMT), while indicating that re-conducting the exam was the last option.

SC asks Haryana Police to finish AIPMT paper leak probe

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Haryana Police to quickly complete the probe into the leakage of question papers of the All India Pre-medical Entrance Test (AIPMT), indicating that re-conducting the exam was the last option.

Haryana Vigilance inquiry into recruitment of Estate Officers

Haryana State Vigilance Bureau has registered regular inquiry regarding alleged irregularities in recruitment of Estate Officers in the Department of HUDA by Haryana Public Service Commission, Panchkula in 2013.