Haryana News

Tension grips Haryana village as vehicles torched

 Police reinforcements were rushed to Haryana`s Tigra village early Sunday after few vehicles were set on fire, police said.

Criminal, with Rs 50,000 bounty on head, held in Gurgaon

A 23-year-old criminal wanted in Haryana and Rajasthan in nearly 18 cases, including gang rape, and carrying a bounty of Rs.50,000 on his head, was arrested here by the crime branch, police said on Saturday.

Girl goes missing in Faridabad

 A 14-year-old girl went missing under mysterious circumstances from here, police said today.

Haryana govt releases cheques for Rs 28 crore for farmers

Haryana goverment today released cheques for a total of Rs 28 crores for rain-hit farmers here whose crops were damaged in the unseasonal rains in the state.

'Arrested Haryana cadre IAS officer Sanjeev Kumar wanted to blame Chautalas for murder'
'Arrested Haryana cadre IAS officer Sanjeev Kumar wanted to blame Chautalas for murder'

Delhi Police Crime Branch on Friday morning arrested suspended Haryana cadre IAS officer Sanjeev Kumar for hatching a criminal conspiracy to murder one of his close associates.

Bus services disrupted in Punjab, Haryana due to strike

With state roadways, private buses and taxis going off the road, thousands of passengers had to face harrowing time across Haryana on Thursday.

Dhankar's remark row: Congress slams BJP's 'arrogance of power'

The Congress on Wednesday condemned Haryana Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar's remark that 'farmers who commit suicide are cowards' and said that arrogance of power' has got to the heads of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders.

Farmers' body RKMS condemns Haryana minister's remark

The Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan on Wednesday said Haryana Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar's 'farmers who commit suicide are cowards' comment is uncalled for.

Farmers suicide not acceptable in ‘land of brave’: Haryana Minister OP Dhankar
Farmers suicide not acceptable in ‘land of brave’: Haryana Minister OP Dhankar

Haryana Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar remained defiant over his remarks terming farmers who commit suicide as criminals and cowards.

Gurgaon district administration sets up quake helpline

 In the aftermath of the devastating Nepal earthquake, the Gurgaon district administration has set up a telephone helpline to help anxious residents in getting information about the well being of their kith and kin who are currently in the quake-ravaged country.

Haryana govt warns of strict action against builders violating norms

Haryana government on Tuesday warned that strict action would be taken against builders in Gurgaon and Faridabad for violating structural safety norms in the wake of a massive earthquake that struck Nepal.

Haryana govt announces Rs 1,092 cr farmer compensation

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced compensation of Rs 1,092 crore to farmers affected by inclement weather conditions, to be disbursed by May 15.

Nepal earthquake: Haryana Govt sets up Control Room

Haryana Government has set up Control Rooms and designated nodal officers to coordinate and monitor the aftermath of devastating Nepal earthquake.

Disaster in waiting? Gurgaon highly prone to earthquakes, say experts

Earthquakes don’t kill people, buildings do – whosoever said these words rightly defended a natural course of action. Nepal Earthquake of magnitude 7.8 has left nearly 2000 dead and 5000 injured.

BJP completes 6 months in Haryana govt, says worked in double shifts

The state government has worked in "double shifts" and has accomplished what can be achieved in a year, senior minister O P Dhankar said on Sunday, as BJP government in Haryana completed six months in office.

Manish Tewari praises Haryana govt, slams Punjab

Haryana's BJP government on Sunday had an unlikely admirer in senior Congress leader Manish Tewari as he praised it for giving relief to rain-hit farmers but attacked the Punjab government for its alleged failure in "providing" relief to farmers.

Haryana offers food packets, blankets for quake-hit Nepal

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday offered to provide 20,000 food packets to Nepal, that was hit by a massive earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale.

Nepal earthquake: Tremors felt in Punjab, Haryana

 Tremors were felt in Punjab, Haryana and in the capital city of Chandigarh following the 7.9 Richter Scale earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday.

Haryana Police holds meeting with UP counterparts to check crime

Haryana and Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday stressed on the need to share information about missing persons and criminals with the each other for effective control on the interstate crime.

Haryana Additional Chief Secretary assesses crop damage

In order to assess crop damage due to the recent untimely rain in Haryana and decide compensation to farmers, the Additional Chief Secretary visited different districts of the state on Friday.

Haryana moves HC accusing DJB of wasting water

Haryana government on Friday moved a plea in Delhi High Court accusing DJB of wasting water by not opening gates of its twin pipelines connecting Munak canal to the Wazirabad water treatment plant (WTP) here.

Youth booked for harassing girl in Faridabad

A 17-year-old girl has filed a case against a youth for allegedly harassing her, police said on Thursday.

Haryana govt to construct toilets in all girls schools

 Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma on Thursday said toilets would be constructed in all state-run girls schools and a special sanitation fund would be sanctioned for the same.

Freedom fighter who served in Netaji's army dies in Haryana

A veteran freedom fighter, who served in Netaji's Indian National Army, died after a brief illness at his native Manethi village near here, his family said Thursday.

Two boys arrested for attempting to rape Class X girl in Haryana

 Two boys, studying in Class XII, were arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a Class X student of their school, police said on Wednesday.

Married woman raped by neighbour in Faridabad

A married woman was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Saran area here.

Man kills father in Haryana

A man allegedly killed his 70-year-old father who he suspected of having developed illicit relations with his wife at Karsindhu village of the district, police said on Tuesday.

UP, Maha, Haryana seek over Rs 10,100 cr for farmers' relief

Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Haryana have sought a total of over Rs 10,100 crore from the National Disaster Response Fund to provide urgent relief to farmers for damaged crops due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm, government said today.

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.