Haryana News

Severe cold wave sweeps Haryana, Punjab; 2 killed

Chandigarh: Severe cold wave swept across most parts of Punjab and Haryana, affecting normal life and leading to the death of two people.

Fog, cold wave unabated in Punjab, Haryana

Foggy conditions and a cold wave continued to affect normal life in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on Friday.

Haryana launches new system for registration at tehsil offices

On the occasion of Good Governance Day in Haryana on Thursday, the state government launched a new system of registration in the tehsil offices to make the process easier and transparent.

Committed to ensure all round development: Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said the government is committed to ensure all round development of the state without any regional discrimination, taking up those areas initially which have "lagged behind" in terms of development.

Chandigarh coldest at 3.2 degrees C; fog disrupts life in Punjab and Haryana

Union Territory of Chandigarh recorded season's coldest night at 3.2 degrees Celsius as severe chill swept the city with fog affecting normal life at many places in Punjab and Haryana.

Rampal's doctor sent to police custody

A retired doctor, arrested for allegedly issuing a false medical certificate to self-styled 'godman' Rampal was today remanded to a two-day police custody by a local court on Tuesday.

Six security personnel arrested during raid on Rampal's ashram

An Army man and a head constable were among six security personnel arrested from godman Rampal's ashram at Barwala in Hisar district during the operation to apprehend the controversial preacher, the Haryana government on Tuesday told the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

14 ducks found dead in Haryana; govt officials inspect village

A team of state government officials on Monday visited Gatauli village, a day after at least 14 ducks were found dead in a pond creating panic among villagers.

Haryana to launch rural scheme on Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary

With a view to ensure direct participation of youth in rural development, a scheme will be launched in Haryana on January 12 to mark the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

Cold conditions continue in Punjab, Haryana; fog again disrupts life

Cold weather conditions continued to prevail at most places in Punjab and Haryana on Monday, where fog threw normal life out of gear.

Dense fog cancels all flights from Chandigarh airport

 Cold wave conditions continued unabated in Punjab and Haryana throwing normal life out of gear with all flight operations being cancelled at the Chandigarh airport due to dense fog which reduced the visibility levels at several places in the region.

Haryana Finance Minister assures justice will prevail in Vadra-DLF deal

Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu Singh Sindhu on Saturday termed the disappearance of missing land deal documents related to Congress president Sonia Gandhi`s son-in-law Robert Vadra as very serious, and said that the

Cold wave continues in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh: Cold wave conditions continued unabated in Punjab and Haryana with dense fog engulfed at several places, affecting vehicular movement in both the states.

Three held for acid attack in Gurgaon

Three people, including a teenager, were arrested here for acid attack on a woman and her nine-year-old daughter, police said on Friday.

New twist in Robert Vadra-DLF land deal controversy
New twist in Robert Vadra-DLF land deal controversy

The Haryana government has revealed that two crucial pages from the file that pertains to the controversial Robert Vadra-DLF Gurgaon land deal, are missing. The missing pages also contained notings.

Wakf Board employee nabbed for taking bribe

 State Vigilance Bureau sleuths on Thursday arrested a Haryana Wakf Board (HWB) employee while allegedly accepting Rs 1.3 lakh illegal bribe at his Naraingarh office.

Man arrested for bomb threats in Gurgaon, Delhi wanted to have fun

A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday for making bomb threat calls for two consecutive days to police control rooms in Gurgaon and Delhi, police said. The man told police he wanted to have some fun.

Haryana to come up with new industrial policy soon: CM

 Haryana will soon come up with a new industrial policy to spur growth and enable the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to keep pace with the current market trends, the state government said.

Chhattisgarh will be theme State for Surajkund Mela next year

The fortnight-long annual Surajkund International Crafts Mela will begin on February 1, with Chattisgarh as its theme state and Lebanon, the partner nation, a senior official said on Thursday.

Haryana plans to bring down BOD parameter of river Ghaggar: Khattar

The Haryana government is planning to bring down the Bio Chemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) parameter of Ghaggar river to improve the quality of water, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Thursday.

Another bomb scare at office complex in Gurgaon

The Gurgaon Police was kept on its toes for a second straight day following another bomb threat at an office-cum-shopping complex here on Thursday morning but it turned out to be a hoax.

Thick fog covers Punjab, Haryana, cold conditions prevail

Cold conditions prevailed at several places in Punjab and Haryana, where heavy blanket of fog affected movement of vehicles for the second day on Thursday.

Haryana govt to install CCTV camera in godowns

 Haryana government would install CCTV cameras in godowns across the state to curb the theft of foodgrains.

Bomb scare at Huda City Centre, two other places turns out to be hoax

A bomb scare at Gurgaon's Huda City Centre Metro Station on Wednesday evening alerted the police, prompting them to heighten the security around the area and conduct search operation.

Fog affects life in Punjab, Haryana

Moderate to thick fog affected normal life in some parts of Punjab and Haryana Wednesday morning, slowing road and railway traffic.

Politics, 'godman' issue, SGPC kept Haryana in news in 2014

Chandigarh: 2014 was an eventful year in Haryana both on the political front and otherwise as BJP captured power relegating Congress and INLD to the fringes while 'godman' Rampal episode and the separate SGPC issue also made headlines.

On Haryana buses, no more toffees in lieu of change

Making the journey by state transport buses "sweeter" by giving toffees to passengers instead of loose change will no longer be allowed.

Haryana govt to construct Bawana-Yamunanagar Express way

The Haryana government is planning to construct a 200-kms-long Bawana-Yamunanagar Expressway along the Western Yamuna Canal at a cost of Rs 1000 crore with the state Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar directing the authorities to carry out a survey of the proposed road.

Haryana bus assault: Rohtak sisters to undergo lie-detector test
Haryana bus assault: Rohtak sisters to undergo lie-detector test

Pooja and Aarti, the Rohtak sisters who had shot to limelight after a video of them taking on their alleged molesters in a roadways bus surfaced last month, will now undergo polygraph or lie-detector test.

Sonipat will be developed as model town: Haryana Minister

Haryana Women and Child Development Minister Kavita Jain on Monday said Sonipat will be developed as a model town, claiming that it carries tremendous potential for employment and business.