Haryana News

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.

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.