Haryana News

Aam Aadmi Party appoints Naveen Jaihind as Haryana convener

With his appointment, Jaihind, has also become the ex-officio member of the National Executive, AAP's highest decision making body.

Section 144 imposed in Jind as Jat leaders start 'jail bharo' movement
Section 144 imposed in Jind as Jat leaders start 'jail bharo' movement

The district administration in Jind, Haryana, has clamped prohibitory orders for two days with the Jat leaders threatening to hold 'jail bharo' movement beginning today demanding the release of those arrested during the quota stir.

Jat leaders to hold ‘jail bharo’ movement in Haryana today, section 144 imposed in Jind
Jat leaders to hold ‘jail bharo’ movement in Haryana today, section 144 imposed in Jind

Akhil Bhartiya Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (ABJASS), which spearheaded the quota stir in February, extended their support to the 'jail bharo' movement. 

SHOCKING! Groom injured in celebratory firing at wedding in Haryana - WATCH VIDEO
SHOCKING! Groom injured in celebratory firing at wedding in Haryana - WATCH VIDEO

Police said they have registered a case on the basis of the statement of the injured person's father.

CTET May 8 exam: ‪‪CBSE releases admit cards, eligible list for Haryana candidates
CTET May 8 exam: ‪‪CBSE releases admit cards, eligible list for Haryana candidates

The CBSE has also released a list of eligible Haryana candidates for the CTET exam to be conducted in the state on May 2, 2016, on its website ctet.nic.in.

Haryana government strips former CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda off cabinet rank

The Haryana Cabinet on Friday stripped off former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda of cabinet rank, bringing him on par with other MLAs of the state.

Haryana govt withdraws BS Hooda's cabinet rank?

The Haryana government has reportedly decided to withdraw to strip former CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda of his cabinet rank.

Kuldeep Bishnoi's Haryana Janhit Party merges with Congress to 'uproot BJP'
Kuldeep Bishnoi's Haryana Janhit Party merges with Congress to 'uproot BJP'

Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhajan Lal's son Kuldeep Bishnoi's Haryana Janhit Congress formally merged with the Congress on Thursday with an aim to "uproot" BJP from the state.

Kuldeep Bishnoi's party decides to merge with Congress

Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhajan Lal's son Kuldeep Bishnoi on Monday met Rahul Gandhi and said his party Haryana Janhit Congress will merge with the Congress to "uproot" BJP from the state.

1000s of litres water used to damp BJP chief Amit Shah's helipad in Haryana
1000s of litres water used to damp BJP chief Amit Shah's helipad in Haryana

At a time when India is reeling under severe drought conditions, thousands of litres of water was used to damp a helipad for Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah's helicopter landing in Haryana, report claimed on Saturday.

Congress leader shot dead in Rohtak, one detained

Congress leader Ashok Kaka was shot dead on Friday allegedly by three unidentified persons when he was out on a morning walk here, police said.

Haryana CM big 'fan' of Kejriwal, backs Delhi odd-even scheme, leaves BJP fuming
Haryana CM big 'fan' of Kejriwal, backs Delhi odd-even scheme, leaves BJP fuming

However, the Jat leader has a word of advice. “In a democracy, all political parties have the right to do what is good for the state.”

Congress leader Ashok Kaka shot dead in Rohtak
Congress leader Ashok Kaka shot dead in Rohtak

Ashok Kaka was the aide of former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda​.

Jat stir: Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu questions Sonia, Rahul Gandhi for silence on violence
Jat stir: Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu questions Sonia, Rahul Gandhi for silence on violence

Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu on Thursday questioned the "silence" of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi on the violence during the Jat agitation in the state in February.

Height of insensitivity: 10,000 litres of water used for helipad for Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar
Height of insensitivity: 10,000 litres of water used for helipad for Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Several litres of water was wasted in drought-hit Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh to ensure smooth landing of CM Akhilesh Yadav's chopper on Tuesday.

CBSE releases CTET exam date for Haryana candidates – check here
CBSE releases CTET exam date for Haryana candidates – check here

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has come out with a fresh announcement with regard to the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) conducted on February 21 earlier this year.

Jat agitation: Probe panel finds senior Haryana officers shirked duty, ignored warnings
Jat agitation: Probe panel finds senior Haryana officers shirked duty, ignored warnings

As per the findings, many top bureaucrats and police officers had panicked when the agitation turned violent.

Haryana Jat agitation: Arson could not have taken place without political conspiracy, says CM
Haryana Jat agitation: Arson could not have taken place without political conspiracy, says CM

Asked who could be behind the violence, Khattar said the Judicial Commission would look into it and the guilty would not be spared. 

Murthal rapes during Jat agitation: Key witness Bobby Joshi abused, attacked with stones on NH-1?
Murthal rapes during Jat agitation: Key witness Bobby Joshi abused, attacked with stones on NH-1?

In a major development in Murthal gangrapes case during Jat agitation, key witness Bobby Joshi has claimed that he was attacked by two unidentified persons on Sunday night.

Haryana to go kerosene free from next year: Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday announced that the state will be made kerosene free next year.

Remains of Major Amit consigned to flames at native village

People from all walks of life attended the last journey of the Major and paid rich tributes.

Murthal gang-rapes: Eye-witness gets threat call
Murthal gang-rapes: Eye-witness gets threat call

The Haryana Police had recently told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that gang-rape had been added to the FIR in the case..

Body of Army officer killed in Manipur to arrive in Delhi today

The body of Major Amit Deswal, who died in a gun battle with tribal militants in Manipur, will on Friday arrive at the technical area of Palam airport.

'Anti-Dalit' BJP forgets Eklavya while renaming Gurgaon: AAP

 AAP on Wednesday attacked BJP over the renaming of Gurgaon, calling the party "anti-Dalit" and questioned whether it approved Guru Dronacharya's act of asking "Dalit and Advivasi" pupil Eklavya's thumb.

Gurgaon renamed as Gurugram: From Bhagwat Gita to Guru Dronacharya, here are real reasons behind decision
Gurgaon renamed as Gurugram: From Bhagwat Gita to Guru Dronacharya, here are real reasons behind decision

In a major decision, the Haryana government on Tuesday announced that Gurgaon will now be known as 'Gurugram'. But, why did the Manohar Lal Khattar-led government decide to rename the corporate hub of Haryana?

Haryana DGP Yashpal Singhal replaced

Director General of Haryana Police Yashpal Singhal has been removed from the post by the state government tonight.

Haryana Police chief removed, replaced by KP Singh

 The Haryana government, in an abrupt move on Tuesday evening, removed state Director General of Police (DGP) Yash Pal Singhal and replaced him with KP Singh.

Haryana faces SC ire on drought; Is this a "tamasha" going on?

The Supreme Court on Tuesday took the Haryana government to task on its request to file an affidavit on the drought issue after completing its arguments, saying the proceedings were not a "tamasha" or a "joke".

Renaming Gurgaon as Gurugram leaves Twitterati fuming
Renaming Gurgaon as Gurugram leaves Twitterati fuming

Gurgaon, the corporate hub of Haryana on the outskirts of Delhi, will now be known as 'Gurugram'.