Haryana News

Haryana govt to revise Supplementary Nutrition Programme

Haryana Government has decided to revise the Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP) under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Mission and has also enhanced the amount to be spent on the programme.

Five lecturers among seven killed in Haryana accident

Five lecturers and two students of a private engineering college were killed in an accident between their institute's bus and a truck in Haryana, police said on Tuesday.

Paswan to visit Chandigarh Tuesday to assess crop damage

A delegation led by Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan will visit Chandigarh Tuesday to take stock of crops damaged by untimely rains and hailstorms in Haryana.

Winds, rain damage more crops in Punjab, Haryana

 As if the fury of recent rains in February and earlier March was not enough, rainfall and high velocity winds have damaged more standing crops in various parts of Punjab and Haryana in the past 24 hours, officials said here on Monday.

Two beaten to death in Faridabad

Two persons were beaten to death with bricks allegedly by three youths here, police said on Monday.

To curb corruption display vigilance helpline: Haryana govt to DCs

 In a bid to reign in corruption, Haryana government has asked all Deputy Commissioners in the state to put up hoardings or flex boards at the offices of all "corruption-prone departments" prominently displaying the toll-free Vigilance helpline number.

Delhi-Chandigarh Shatabdi to halt at Sonipat, Karnal: Minister

Delhi-Chandigarh Shatabdi Express will now halt at Sonipat and Karnal stations, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday told Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and assured him that there would not be a single unmanned railway crossing in the state in two years' time.

Khattar asks BJP workers to keep in mind priorities of govt

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday asked the BJP workers in the state to work keeping in mind the priorities of the government.

BJP discussing the type of enquiry over Vadra issue

 A day after CAG report pointed at grant of "undue favours" to builders, including Robert Vadra's Skylight Hospitality under previous Congress regime, BJP on Thursday said the party was internally discussing on what type of inquiry is to be set up regarding 'Vadra' issue.

Adopt organic farming: Haryana Governor

 Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Thursday called upon farmers of the state to adopt organic farming, saying excessive use of fertilisers and insecticides are affecting the health of people and land fertility.

Public was already convinced of land scam in Haryana: BJP

The public was always convinced that there was a massive scam in land deals in Haryana, the BJP said on Thursday after a CAG report blamed the former Congress government of extending undue favours to Robert Vadra.

CAG report vindicated my stand on Vadra-DLF land deal: Ashok Khemka
CAG report vindicated my stand on Vadra-DLF land deal: Ashok Khemka

Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka on Thursday said that the CAG report nailing the previous Congress government in Haryana led by then Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for showing undue favours to Robert Vadra vindicated his stand in the latter's multi-million rupee controversial land deal with realty giant DLF.

Govt to find solution to Jat quota issue within legal framework, says PM Modi
Govt to find solution to Jat quota issue within legal framework, says PM Modi

A delegation of Jat leaders met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and discussed the issue of reservation for the community.

Din in Haryana Assembly over farmers' pension

 Haryana Assembly today witnessed noisy scenes after opposition Congress sought clarification from BJP government about the modalities of Rs 5,000 monthly pension scheme for the farmers of 60 years of age, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Minor Dalit girl raped by neighbour in Haryana's Jind

A 13-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly abducted and raped by a neighbourhood youth when she stepped outside her house to answer the call of nature in Ram colony here, police said.

Minor Dalit girl raped by neighbour in Haryana

 A 13-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly abducted and raped by a neighborhood youth when she stepped outside her house to answer the call of nature in Ram colony here, police said.

Haryana House welcomes PM Modi's announcement for farmers' pension

The Haryana Assembly on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of "monthly pension of Rs 5,000 for farmers after they attain 60 years of age".

17 held for rioting outside Gurgaon police station

Seventeen people from two groups were arrested for rioting outside a police station here, police said on Monday.

Haryana CM Khattar helps out two persons injured in accident

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday helped two persons, who sustained injuries in a road accident on the GT road here,in rushing them to hospital.

No other service as great as 'gau sewa': Haryana Guv

Hailing the Cow Protection Bill passed unanimously by the Haryana Assembly, Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Saturday said that no other service is as great as 'gau sewa.'

Sonia Gandhi vows to fight for farmers, demands compensation for them

Taking the offensive against the Modi government over the farmers issue to Haryana, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday vowed to "fight" for their interests and asked the BJP-ruled states to ensure timely compensation for those affected by unseasonal rains and hailstorm.

New Haryana govt blames previous Congress regime for fiscal mess

 Blaming the previous Congress regime in the state for "fiscal mess", Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu on Friday said the new government will focus on boosting economic growth and equitable development of the state.

Civilian flights to get longer operational hours in Chandigarh

 Following demands from private airlines the runway of the local airport of Indian Air Force (IAF) would soon be available round the clock for civilian flights.

NHRC issues notice to Haryana govt over botched cataract surgeries

 National Human Rights Commission on Thursday issued notice to Haryana government over alleged botched cataract surgeries in Panipat in which 19 patients lost their vision, and sought a report from it within two weeks.

Firm supplies 'water' instead of mosquito spray, blacklisted

 The Haryana government has blacklisted a Meerut-based firm after laboratory tests found that it had allegedly supplied water instead of spray used to kill mosquitos.

Opposition Congress​ slams Haryana budget

 Opposition Congress on Wednesday slammed the Haryana budget for 2015-16 saying people were hoping for a "big bang", but it has ended with a "whimper".

Fees made to advocates by Congress govt under scanner in Haryana

 "Heavy" fees paid to noted counsel KTS Tulsi, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Ashwani Kumar when they were were hired by the Haryana government during the previous Congress regime has come under the scanner now.

Police file chargesheet against Rampal, aides, book them for murder

Police on Wednesday filed a charge sheet against controversial self-styled godman Rampal and has booked him and some of his aides on charges of murder and criminal conspiracy in connection with a case registered against him here in November last year.

'Probe into eye hospital project of Rajiv Gandhi trust'

 The Haryana government on Wednesday said that an inquiry will be launched into "several extensions" given to the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust for the construction of an eye hospital in Gurgaon.

Hisar church attack: NHRC issues notice to Haryana DGP, Chief Secretary
Hisar church attack: NHRC issues notice to Haryana DGP, Chief Secretary

A day after the main accused in the Hisar church vandalism was arrested, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Chief Secretary and DGP, Haryana and has asked for a report in the matter within two weeks.