Haryana News

Haryana to regularise 3,000 colonies

About 3,000 colonies in Haryana will be regularised and will be given basic facilities such as electricity and water connections, an official said here on Friday.

Haryana govt to regularise 3,000 colonies

Haryana Government has identified about 3,000 colonies all over the state where work is being undertaken under a special formula to regularise them.

256 children rescued from begging in Haryana

 Nearly 256 children who were engaged in begging have been rescued during the past two months from ten towns of the state by Haryana police, under its ongoing drive to make the state free from this menace.

Haryana CM approves centre in Karnal to assist women hit by violence

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved the setting up of 'One Stop Centre' (OSC) in Karnal to provide integrated support and assistance to women affected by violence, both in private and public spaces.

BSF troops deployed at Atali village

 The people who had fled their homes after facing violence over the issue of construction of a religious structure in Atali village are still refusing to return even as BSF troops were on Thursday deployed at the village to maintain peace here.

Judicial inquiry into Atali clash demanded

 A voluntary organisation has demanded a judicial enquiry into Monday's clash in Atali in Ballabgarh and strict action against the culprits, after its team visited the violence-affected village on the outskirts of Delhi.

'Mhara Gaon, Jagmag Gaon' scheme to be launched in Haryana

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said that 'Mhara Gaon, Jagmag Gaon' (our village, illuminated village) scheme will be launched for those villages where there is no power theft.

HC stays Haryana's decision to reserve 20 percent seats for SC staff

 The Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the Haryana government's recent notification reserving 20 per cent seats for Scheduled Caste employees in departmental promotions.

No respite as heat wave continues to sweep Haryana and Punjab

 There is no respite in sight for the people of Haryana and Punjab as heat wave continues to sweep both the states.

Court stays Haryana notification for SC staff

 In a setback to the Haryana government, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday stayed a notification for reserving 20 percent seats in departmental promotions for class III and IV Scheduled Caste (SC) employees.

Rs 1600 crore sanctioned for construction of roads: Khattar

Haryana government has sanctioned Rs 1,600 crore for construction of roads, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said.

Heat wave continues to sweep Haryana and Punjab, Hisar records 44 degrees C

The heat wave conditions continued to sweep Haryana and Punjab, with maximum temperatures on Wednesday again hovering between 41-44 degrees Celsius at most places.

Archaeological dept examines stone idol of Lord Parshavnath in Haryana

A two-member team of the Archaeological department examined the stone idol of Lord Parshavnath, which will be taken to Chandigarh to study its antiquities.

Rape of MBA student in Haryana varsity: CBI to respond to SC

The CBI on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the alleged rape of an MBA student of a private university in Haryana was a serious matter and it needed time to examine the petition before replying to the notice issued to it for taking over the probe from the state police.

Congress holds protest over various issues in Haryana

Mahila Congress activists on Tuesday held a protest against over various issues, including the increase in prices of petrol and diesel, and the plight of farmers.

Two arrested on rape charges in Gurgaon

Two persons, including a minor, have been arrested on rape charges in separate cases here, police said on Tuesday.

Heat wave sweeps Punjab, Haryana; Karnal bakes at 44 degrees C

Heat wave conditions continued to sweep swathes of Punjab and Haryana giving no respite to people as the maximum temperatures on Tuesday again crossed few notches above normal at most places.

Heatwave sweeps Haryana and Punjab; Hisar hottest at 44.8 deg C

The blistering heat wave continued to sweep across Haryana and Punjab on Monday, with Hisar sizzling at 44.8 degrees Celsius.

SC notice on Haryana rape victim's plea for CBI probe

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Haryana government on a petition by an undergraduate student as to why investigation into a case of "rape, criminal intimidation, unnatural sex and other offences" perpetrated on her by three law students may not be transferred from the state police to the CBI.

New scheme for alloting land to educational institutions: CM Khattar

The state government is coming out with a new scheme for alloting land to educational institutions, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said.

DA case: Court asks CBI Director to consider plea for security

A Delhi court has directed the CBI Director to consider the plea of a sitting Congress MLA of Haryana and a prosecution witness in a disproportionate assets case, allegedly involving INLD chief OP Chautala's son Abhay, for providing adequate security to him and his family alleging threat from the accused.

SC seeks response from Haryana on university rape victim's plea

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response of Haryana government on a plea seeking handing over to CBI the investigation into the alleged rape of an MBA student of a private university in Hissar.

Hooda wouldn't have breathed in free air if I was CM: Vij

A day after taking a dig at former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, state Health Minister Anil Vij on Sunday intensified his attack on Hooda.

Special camps to be held in Haryana ahead of International Yoga Day

Special yoga training camps will be organized in Haryana by experts of Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, ahead of the International Yoga Day on June 21.

Karnal hottest at 44.5 deg C as heatwave sweeps Haryana, Punjab

No respite was experienced on Sunday from the blistering heatwave sweeping Haryana and Punjab as Karnal sizzled at 44.5 degrees Celsius.

Khap Panchayats part of old traditions: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said Khap Panchayats have been part of old traditions and playing a crucial role in 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' government programme for the girl child.

Heatwave continues in Delhi, mercury settles at 44.5 deg Celsius

Delhiites continued to reel under the heatwave on Sunday with the mercury settling at 44.5 degrees Celsius, same as yesterday, the season's highest.

Modi government for development of all: Naqvi

The BJP-led NDA government has been "working with the agenda of development of all without any discrimination", Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Sunday.

Man injured after being hit by Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar's escort vehicle

A man was injured after he was allegedly hit by a vehicle belonging to Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's cavalcade at Safidon area in Jind district on Sunday, police said.

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar praises Khap Panchayats

Heaping praises on Khap Panchayats, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said these groups have always been a significant contributor in resolving social issues and are part of "our traditions".