Haryana News

Baba Ramdev says no to 'Cabinet rank' in Haryana
Baba Ramdev says no to 'Cabinet rank' in Haryana

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, who was to be officially accorded the Cabinet minister status on Tuesday by the BJP government in Haryana, has declined the offer.

Bhiwani sizzles at 41.8 degree Celsius as mercury soars in Punjab, Haryana

Mercury rose further at most places in Haryana and Punjab on Monday with Bhiwani sizzling at nearly 42 degrees Celsius.

Special 'Raahgiri' for disabled held at Gurgaon

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday enjoyed his day out with specially-abled people at a 'Raahgiri' event here.

Khaps want strict law against female foeticide

The influential Khaps or caste councils from three states have vowed to work to end female foeticide and demanded a provision for 10-year jail to the guilty, arguing that if such strict law can be framed for cow slaughter why not for protecting girl child.

Survey underway for Gurgaon-Dwarka metro-link: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said a survey was being conducted to connect Gurgaon with Delhi's Dwarka Sector-21 by metro rail.

Good Samaritans to be rewarded, honoured: Khattar

Haryana government is working to create a system under which people engaged in lending a helping hand to those in need would be honoured and rewarded, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday.

Haryana govt to felicitate yoga guru Ramdev on Apr 21

The Haryana government will felicitate yoga guru Ramdev, the brand ambassador for promotion of yoga and ayurveda in the state, on April 21 in Sonipat, a senior minister said here on Friday.

Haryana to put in place a system for citizen-centric services

Haryana government will put in place a system for the timely delivery of all citizen-centric services and officials of the department concerned would be held accountable for delays when any service is sought by a citizen, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Friday.

Haryana plans Insurance Corporation for farmers

 With farmers facing heavy losses on account of crop damaged by freak weather conditions, the Haryana government on Friday announced bringing all growers under insurance scheme by setting up an Insurance Corporation.

People's concern for Cong a good sign for its return: Hooda

 Despite a series of electoral setbacks, an optimistic Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda on Friday said that people want the party to return which was evident from their growing interest in its future.

Rains again lash Punjab and Haryana, dash farmers' hopes

Moderate to heavy rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana in past 24 hours, dashing the hopes of farmers as wet weather was likely to hamper wheat harvesting in the two agrarian states.

Hastinapur land scam: Assets of retired clerk attached

The district authorities have attached assets of retired revenue clerk Shiv Kumar, one of the accused in Hastinapur Sanctuary land-grabbing scam, and appointed administrator under Gangster Act, police said on Thursday.

SIT formed to probe charges against Haryana IAS officer

Two days after a senior Haryana IAS officer was sent on leave following charges of sexual assault, Chandigarh Police has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the allegations levelled against him by a Panchkula-based woman.

Haryana govt approves Rs 29 cr plan for police modernization

Haryana Government has approved an action plan for Rs 29.78 crore under modernization of Police Force Scheme for procurement of weaponry/arms and other equipment during 2015.

Crop damage compensation to Haryana farmers within a month: Capt Abhimanyu

Monetary relief would be provided within a month to farmers whose crops were left damaged after the recent unseasonal rains and hailstorms in several parts of the state, Haryana Finance and Revenue Minister Captain Abhimanyu said today.

Haryana panchayat orders groom's family to pay 75 paise for demanding dowry

In a bizzare incident, a panchayat in Haryana's Fatehabad area has ordered the family of a groom to pay a penalty of paltry 75 paise after the engagement was called off as the dowry demands were reportedly not met.

Haryana CM announces reservation in promotion for SCs

Presiding over Ambedkar Jayanti celebrations on Tuesday in Rohtak and Kurukshetra, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced that people belonging to Scheduled Castes would get benefit of reservation in promotions.

Govt paying full attention to Yamuna's cleanliness: Haryana CM Khattar

The Haryana government is playing a proactive role in ensuring cleanliness of river Yamuna, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Tuesday.

Centre relaxes quality norms for wheat procurement in Haryana

Providing relief to farmers affected by unseasonal rains and hailstorms, the Centre on Tuesday relaxed the quality norms for procurement of wheat in Haryana.

Haryana govt to give Cabinet Minister status to Ramdev

The Haryana government Monday decided to give "status equivalent to Cabinet Minister" to Ramdev, who has been appointed as the state's brand ambassador to promote yoga and ayurveda.

Farmers' rally: Cong asks Haryana workers to make it a success

Amid hectic preparations for the April 19 'Farmers' Rally' against the land bill, top Congress leaders on Monday met a group of party workers from Haryana and exhorted them to ensure large participation to make the event a success.

Gita lessons to be included in school syllabus: Haryana CM

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said that lessons from 'Gita' and other holy books would be included in the syllabus of schools for imbibing moral values among students while also declaring that a university will be set up in Gurgaon.

Neighbour rapes, thrashes teenage girl

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped and thrashed by her neighbour at SGM Nagar here, police said on Saturday.

Haryana CM Khattar to meet Lt Kiran Shekhawat's family today

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will be travelling to Mewat district on Saturday to meet the kin of Lt Kiran Shekhawat, who died in the line of duty, after reports emerged that he had twice cancelled his planned visit to offer condolences to the bereaved family.

Haryana CM approves Rs 882.85 crore for 11,259 EWS flats

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday approved the construction of 11,259 flats for people belonging to Economically Weaker Section (EWS) at a cost of Rs 882.85 crore.

Gurgaon BJP leader shot at over parking row

BJP leader Anil Yadav was shot at by three unidentified men following a dispute over parking their car, police said on Thursday.

After Governor, senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka meets Haryana CM

Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who had last week met the Haryana Governor here days after his transfer, today met state Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

INLD authorises Chautala to decide on merger with 'Janata Parivar'

Former Chief Minister of Haryana and INLD president Om Prakash Chautala has been authorised by the party to take a call on the issue of merger with the Janata Parivar.

Govt to make changes in education system: Khattar

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said state government will make necessary changes in the education system to make the balance in favour of the private schools tilt towards the government schools.

Rain lashes many parts of Punjab, Haryana; farmers worried

Light to moderate rain lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday, increasing worries of farmers whose crops had already suffered damage due to heavy spell of showers and hailstorm last month.