Haryana News

HUDA to refund excess amount to allottees of plots

The new administrator of Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) Anita Yadav on Friday ordered that excess enhancement charges levied upon allottees of plots in Sector 52 Gurgaon be returned, an official said.

Haryana police to carry out search at Rampal's ashram in MP

A team of Haryana police has arrived in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district to conduct a search at an under-construction ashram of arrested 'self-styled' godman Rampal, where his commandos were reportedly recruited, trained and sent to Hisar in Haryana.

Operation to arrest Rampal cost over Rs 26 crore
Operation to arrest Rampal cost over Rs 26 crore

 The massive operation to locate and arrest controversial 'godman' Rampal cost the exchequer over Rs 26 crore, the Punjab and Haryana High Court was today told.

Godman Rampal produced before Punjab and Haryana HC

Self-styled 'godman' Sant Rampal was produced before the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday.

SIT recovers lathis, chilli powder from Rampal's ashram

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Haryana Police has recovered chilli powder, lathis, helmets and small marbles during the ongoing search of Satlok ashram in Barwala town in the district.

Rampal to be produced before HC on Friday

Tight security arrangements have been made here as self-styled godman Rampal is scheduled to be produced before Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday here in a contempt case.

Will act as bridge between party and govt: Haryana BJP chief

Newly-appointed Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala on Thursday said he would act as a bridge between the party and the government and ensure that benefits of all the government schemes reaches the grassroots level.

MLA Subhash Barnala appointed Haryana BJP chief

Subhash Barala, a Haryana BJP MLA, was on Wednesday appointed as the new president of the party in Haryana.

Gurgaon judges inspect women hostel, find irregularities

Two Gurgaon judges inspected the working women's hostel here and found many irregularities, an official said on Wednesday.

Protest in Haryana against hike in VAT on diesel

A day after Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government raised VAT on diesel, members of Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI-Communist) on Wednesday protested the move and burnt an effigy of the Chief Minister here.

BSP activists, family protest murder of Dalit youth

A dharna led by BSP continued at a civil hospital here for the second day on Wednesday over the alleged murder of a dalit youth from Bagla village.

Haryana CM Khattar for zero tolerance towards crime

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday directed the officers to lay special emphasis on maintaining proper law and order situation in the state and adopt zero tolerance towards crime.

We will not permit water loss: Delhi HC on Munak canal row

Pulling up Haryana government, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday questioned its refusal to supply water to Munak canal and said it will not allow any more wastage of water.

8th class student self-immolates in school, condition critical

An eight standard student on Wednesday attempted suicide by immolating himself in the premises of the Holy Child school in Faridabad's sector 29.

SC to hear plea on Haryana Police attack on journalists

The Supreme Court Wednesday said it would hear a plea on police attack on mediapersons outside controversial sect leader Rampal's ashram in Haryana on November 19.

Haryana govt lowers employees' retirement age from 60 to 58

The BJP government in Haryana on Tuesday decided to lower the retirement age of state government employees from 60 to 58 years and hike VAT on diesel from the present 9.24 percent to 12.07 percent.

SIT continues search in Satlok Ashram, more articles recovered

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Haryana Police on Tuesday continued its search on the premises of Satlok Ashram in Barwala town and recovered more articles including burnt JCB machine and a large quantity of material used for manufacturing of "petrol bomb".

Murder-accused Rampal's police remand extended

A court in Haryana's Hisar town Tuesday extended the police remand of controversial sect leader Rampal by six days.

RS polls: Birender Singh, Suresh Prabhu file nominations

Chandigarh: Union Ministers Birender Singh and Suresh Prabhu, who have been nominated by BJP for by-elections to two Rajya Sabha seats in Haryana, filed their nominations here Tuesday.

Prabhu, Birender file RS nominations from Haryana

 Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Union Rural Development Minister Birender Singh on Tuesday filed their nominations for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana.

Attack on media persons at Rampal's ashram in Hisar, journalists moves SC

A group of journalists on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre and Haryana for ordering a judicial probe into alleged assault on them and other media persons during recent police operation to arrest self-styled 'godman' Rampal at Barwala in Hisar.

More arms and ammunition recovered from Rampal's ashram

As part of the ongoing search of arrested godman Rampal's Satlok Ashram, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Haryana Police on Monday recovered more arms and ammunition from the premises.

Mohan Lala Khattar announces fresh survey of 'dark zones' in Haryana

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday announced a fresh survey of the areas in Haryana declared as 'dark zone', regions with depleting groundwater, to find out the exact underground water availability in the state.

Rajya Sabha polls: Birender Singh, Prabhu to file nominations today

Union Ministers Birender Singh and Suresh Prabhu, who have been nominated by the BJP for bye-elections to two Rajya Sabha seats in Haryana, will file their nominations on Tuesday.

Rampal case: BEA sets up three-member panel to probe assault on media in Hisar

The Broadcast Editors' Association (BEA) has set up a three-member committee to look into allegations of assault on mediapersons during the recent stand-off between police and supporters of self-styled godman Rampal at Hisar in Haryana.

'Godman' Rampal's sect expansion plans go bust

Barwala: Just before his run-in with the law that landed him behind bars with serious charges such as murder, sedition and other cases slapped on him, self-styled godman Rampal had embarked on well-thought plans for expansion of his sect.

More arms, bulletproof jackets recovered from Rampal's ashram
More arms, bulletproof jackets recovered from Rampal's ashram

The Haryana Police's ongoing search operation inside the Satlok Ashram of self-styled godman Rampal has led to the recovery of two bulletproof jackets, more weapons and over 4,200 sticks among other things, officials said Sunday.

Bullet-proof vehicle found from Rampal's Ashram, search on

Police on Sunday recovered a bullet-proof vehicle among other items from the Ashram of "godman" Rampal in Barwala town of Hisar district.

Rampal case: Three FIRs registered in journalists attack case in Barwala

Three FIRs have been registered in connection with the attack on media persons by police personnel in Hisar district during clashes that erupted at the ashram of controversial 'godman' Rampal in Barwala, police said on Saturday.

Suresh Prabhu, Birender Singh to be in Rajya Sabha from Haryana

 Union Ministers Birender Singh and Suresh Prabhu have been nominated by BJP for Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana.