Haryana News

Dense fog cancels all flights from Chandigarh airport

 Cold wave conditions continued unabated in Punjab and Haryana throwing normal life out of gear with all flight operations being cancelled at the Chandigarh airport due to dense fog which reduced the visibility levels at several places in the region.

Haryana Finance Minister assures justice will prevail in Vadra-DLF deal

Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu Singh Sindhu on Saturday termed the disappearance of missing land deal documents related to Congress president Sonia Gandhi`s son-in-law Robert Vadra as very serious, and said that the

Cold wave continues in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh: Cold wave conditions continued unabated in Punjab and Haryana with dense fog engulfed at several places, affecting vehicular movement in both the states.

Three held for acid attack in Gurgaon

Three people, including a teenager, were arrested here for acid attack on a woman and her nine-year-old daughter, police said on Friday.

New twist in Robert Vadra-DLF land deal controversy
New twist in Robert Vadra-DLF land deal controversy

The Haryana government has revealed that two crucial pages from the file that pertains to the controversial Robert Vadra-DLF Gurgaon land deal, are missing. The missing pages also contained notings.

Wakf Board employee nabbed for taking bribe

 State Vigilance Bureau sleuths on Thursday arrested a Haryana Wakf Board (HWB) employee while allegedly accepting Rs 1.3 lakh illegal bribe at his Naraingarh office.

Man arrested for bomb threats in Gurgaon, Delhi wanted to have fun

A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday for making bomb threat calls for two consecutive days to police control rooms in Gurgaon and Delhi, police said. The man told police he wanted to have some fun.

Haryana to come up with new industrial policy soon: CM

 Haryana will soon come up with a new industrial policy to spur growth and enable the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to keep pace with the current market trends, the state government said.

Chhattisgarh will be theme State for Surajkund Mela next year

The fortnight-long annual Surajkund International Crafts Mela will begin on February 1, with Chattisgarh as its theme state and Lebanon, the partner nation, a senior official said on Thursday.

Haryana plans to bring down BOD parameter of river Ghaggar: Khattar

The Haryana government is planning to bring down the Bio Chemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) parameter of Ghaggar river to improve the quality of water, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Thursday.

Another bomb scare at office complex in Gurgaon

The Gurgaon Police was kept on its toes for a second straight day following another bomb threat at an office-cum-shopping complex here on Thursday morning but it turned out to be a hoax.

Thick fog covers Punjab, Haryana, cold conditions prevail

Cold conditions prevailed at several places in Punjab and Haryana, where heavy blanket of fog affected movement of vehicles for the second day on Thursday.

Haryana govt to install CCTV camera in godowns

 Haryana government would install CCTV cameras in godowns across the state to curb the theft of foodgrains.

Bomb scare at Huda City Centre, two other places turns out to be hoax

A bomb scare at Gurgaon's Huda City Centre Metro Station on Wednesday evening alerted the police, prompting them to heighten the security around the area and conduct search operation.

Fog affects life in Punjab, Haryana

Moderate to thick fog affected normal life in some parts of Punjab and Haryana Wednesday morning, slowing road and railway traffic.

Politics, 'godman' issue, SGPC kept Haryana in news in 2014

Chandigarh: 2014 was an eventful year in Haryana both on the political front and otherwise as BJP captured power relegating Congress and INLD to the fringes while 'godman' Rampal episode and the separate SGPC issue also made headlines.

On Haryana buses, no more toffees in lieu of change

Making the journey by state transport buses "sweeter" by giving toffees to passengers instead of loose change will no longer be allowed.

Haryana govt to construct Bawana-Yamunanagar Express way

The Haryana government is planning to construct a 200-kms-long Bawana-Yamunanagar Expressway along the Western Yamuna Canal at a cost of Rs 1000 crore with the state Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar directing the authorities to carry out a survey of the proposed road.

Haryana bus assault: Rohtak sisters to undergo lie-detector test
Haryana bus assault: Rohtak sisters to undergo lie-detector test

Pooja and Aarti, the Rohtak sisters who had shot to limelight after a video of them taking on their alleged molesters in a roadways bus surfaced last month, will now undergo polygraph or lie-detector test.

Sonipat will be developed as model town: Haryana Minister

Haryana Women and Child Development Minister Kavita Jain on Monday said Sonipat will be developed as a model town, claiming that it carries tremendous potential for employment and business.

Rampal's sister, four others arrested in Hisar

The sister of controversial 'godman' Rampal and four others, including two women, have been arrested in Hisar in connection with the standoff between the preacher's followers and the police last month during which five women and a child had died, police said on Monday.

New law to be enacted soon to check cow slaughter: Haryana CM

Haryana government will soon bring in a legislation to check incidents of cow slaughter, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Monday.

Punjab, Haryana get respite from rainfall

There was some respite from rainfall over the past 24 hours across most places in Punjab and Haryana though the skies remained overcast in the region, weather officials said here on Monday.

Ashutosh Maharaj's cremation row: HC defers hearing till Feb 9
Ashutosh Maharaj's cremation row: HC defers hearing till Feb 9

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday deferred till February 9 its verdict on the plea moved by the Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan, which has sought a 30-day extension on the deadline given by the court to perform last rites of its spiritual head Ashutosh Maharaj, who was declared clinically dead on January 29.

Six arrested in Haryana for gang-raping, selling woman

Haryana Police have arrested six people for their alleged involvement in the gang-rape and sale of a woman from Maharashtra. Three of them also killed the woman's minor son, an official said Sunday.

HR govt striving to address female foeticide issue: Manohar Lal Khattar

Expressing "serious" concern over incidents of female foeticide in Haryana, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said his government is striving to address the social evil while ensuring that the society accepts girl child and does not treated them as a "burden".

Punjab, Haryana get widespread rain, farmers happy

 Most parts of Punjab and Haryana have experience intermittent rainfall over the past over 24 hours but the minimum temperature showing a rise, Met officials said Sunday.

Woman gangraped, son murdered; all five accused arrested

A 25-year-old migrant woman was allegedly gangraped and sold to a man for Rs 40,000 while her three-year-old child was strangulated to death, police said on Saturday.

Khaps threaten to launch agitation against Sadananda Gowda

Khap Panchayats on Saturday threatened to launch an agitation against Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda for his comments terming Khaps as "unconstitutional" and demanded his removal from the Cabinet.

Haryana govt committed to zero tolerance to corruption: CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said the state government was committed to its policy of "zero tolerance" towards corruption.