Haryana

Khattar govt accuses previous Congress regime for fiscal crisis

BJP-led Haryana government on Friday accused the previous Congress regime of leaving the state in "fiscal stress" by announcing "fund exhausting" decisions which put a huge financial burden on the state's exchequer.

Punjab, Haryana farmers unhappy with meager hike in wheat MSP

 Wheat growers of Punjab and Haryana are unhappy with the Centre's decision to hike MSP for wheat by just Rs 50 for the 2014-15 season, saying the new prices were "grossly inadequate" to meet even the input cost.

Haryana bank heist: Three arrested, 24 kg jewellery recovered by police

Haryana Police Thursday said two suspects have been arrested and over 10 kg of ornaments recovered in the daring bank locker heist in Gohana town.

Sanjeev Kaushal appointed Principal Secretary to Haryana CM

In its first bureaucratic reshuffle after taking over reins of the state, Manohar Lal Khattar led Haryana government on Thursday appointed senior IAS officer Sanjeev Kaushal as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister (PSCM), replacing S S Dhillon.

New Haryana govt will work as a team: Khattar

The new State Government would work as a team to ensure people's welfare, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said here on Wednesday.

Haryana Minister Dhankar condemns Hindu Mahasabha diktat

Haryana's Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar on Wednesday criticized the diktat issued by the Hindu Mahasabha in the state, saying it has no relevance, and there is no need to give the group any importance.

Haryana bank heist: Police announce Rs.10 lakh reward

With no breakthrough in the sensational bank locker room heist through a 125-feet-long tunnel, Haryana Police Tuesday announced a reward of Rs.1 million (Rs.10 lakh) to anyone giving information of those behind it.

Daring heist in Haryana; thieves dig 125-ft tunnel to loot bank

In a Bollywood-style heist, thieves dug up a 125-feet-long tunnel to a nationalised a bank in Sonepat district and broke into 77 lockers decamping with cash, jewellery and other valuables.

'Swachh Haryana Abhiyan' to be launched from Nov 1: Khattar

On the pattern of 'Clean India' campaign, the Manohar Lal Khattar government will launch 'Swachh Haryana Abhiyan'.

Not going to act out of vindictiveness: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on land scams
Not going to act out of vindictiveness: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on land scams

A day after his ministerial colleagues said that a probe will be ordered into alleged land scams during the previous Congress regime, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday said his govt would not act out of "vindictiveness" and that law will take its course.

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar holds his maiden Cabinet meeting

The first meeting of the newly formed Haryana Cabinet was held on Monday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar at the state Civil Secretariat.

Hooda was invited to Khattar swearing-in, says Haryana government

The new Haryana government on Sunday said that outgoing chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was invited to the swearing-in of ML Khattar and a seat was reserved for him, contradicting the claim of the Congress leader that he did not receive an invitation.

Ahirwal belt is represented well in Khattar ministry

 Ahirwal belt, comprising Gurgaon, Rewari and Mahendergarh districts, has got good representation in the first BJP government in Haryana led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. The ministry was sworn in Sunday.

Haryana CM Khattar holds first meeting with state officials

Hours after being sworn-in as the Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday urged the elected representatives of the state and the bureaucrats that the welfare of the people should be their ultimate aim.

BJP says Robert Vadra's land deals will be probed, Cong hits back, says don't turn 'India into Pakistan'
BJP says Robert Vadra's land deals will be probed, Cong hits back, says don't turn 'India into Pakistan'

Hours after Manohar Lal Khattar took oath as Haryana's Chief Minister, cabinet minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Anil Vij said on Sunday that Haryana's new government will investigate all controversial land deals made by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra.

PM Modi congratulates Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Manohar Lal Khattar for taking oath as Haryana Chief Minister.

Who's who of Modi government, BJP attend Khattar's ceremony

Swearing in ceremonies for chief ministers are normally official occasions going with a lot of protocol. But the swearing-in of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was a departure from this routine.

Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda congratulates Khattar govt

Congratulating the newly-formed government in the state, former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday said that he hopes the speed of development which the previous government had brought will be maintained.

Khattar - Firmly rooted to ground, catapulted to top by Modi

An RSS man, Manohar Lal Khattar toiled on the ground to build the organisation for last four decades till he was handpicked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lead the first BJP government in Haryana.

Khattar thanks those who attended his oath-taking ceremony

Manohar Lal Khattar, a low-profile organisation man with active RSS background, was on Sunday sworn in as Chief Minister of Haryana, where BJP has formed government for the first time on its own.

Manohar Lal Khattar sworn-in as first BJP Chief Minister of Haryana
Manohar Lal Khattar sworn-in as first BJP Chief Minister of Haryana

The lotus will be in full bloom in Haryana on Sunday when Manohar Lal Khattar will take oath as the first BJP chief minister of the state.

Haryana: PM to attend Khattar's oath taking ceremony Sunday

The swearing-in ceremony of Haryana's first BJP chief minister, Manohar Lal Khattar, will be a big event with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several union ministers, chief ministers of BJP-ruled states, BJP president Amit Shah and several other important people likely to attend the ceremony Sunday.

PM, senior BJP leaders to attend Khattar's swearing-in

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior BJP leaders will attend the oath-taking ceremony of Manohar Lal Khattar as chief minister of Haryana at Panchkula on Sunday.

Badal to attend Haryana CM's oath taking ceremony

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will attend the oath taking ceremony of Chief Minister-designate of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar on coming Sunday at Panchkula.

Paan seller in Haryana gets Rs 132 cr electricity bill

 A 'paan' seller here got the shock of his life after he received an electricity bill of Rs 132.29 crore this Diwali season, which the Haryana power utility UHBVN described as a "blunder" caused due to some technical problem in its online billing software system.

Haryana paanwala gets Rs 132 crore power bill

A paan or betel-leaf seller in Haryana has got a shocker of an electricity bill this Diwali. His bill is a whopping over Rs 132 crore.

Model Code of Conduct no longer in force in Haryana

 The Model Code of Conduct, which was enforced on September 12 with the announcement of Assembly polls in Haryana by the Election Commission, was today lifted with immediate effect on completion of the poll process.

Haryana CM-designate was 'agriculturist' by profession

Manohar Lal Khattar, who has been chosen by BJP to be its first Chief Minister of Haryana, is an "agriculturist" by profession, states his affidavit filed before the Assembly election.

Himachal BJP leaders congratulate Khattar

Himachal BJP leaders today congratulated Manohar Lal Khattar for he being elected as Leader of Haryana BJP Legislature Party (BJPLP) and recalled his long association with the hill state.

Faridabad's biggest fire-cracker market gutted in massive fire
Faridabad's biggest fire-cracker market gutted in massive fire

A major fire broke out at Faridabad's biggest fire-cracker market at NIT Dussehra Ground on Tuesday evening.