Haryana News

Two Gurgaon minors held for raping classmate

Two minors have been taken into custody for allegedly raping a fellow student after abducting her from school, police said on Saturday.

Rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana; relief to people from sultry weather conditions

Rains on Saturday lashed parts of Punjab and some places of neighbouring Haryana providing relief to the people from sultry weather conditions that had prevailed in the two states.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art Of Living organises mass plantation drive in Gurgaon
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art Of Living organises mass plantation drive in Gurgaon

Art of Living (AOL), the world’s biggest voluntary organization founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, this week organised a mass plantation drive across Gurgaon, Haryana, on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.  

Haryana govt suspends Gurgaon DCP (Traffic)

 Haryana government today suspended Gurgaon's Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Vinod Kumar Kaushik for allegedly misusing his position and a departmental enquiry ordered into the incident.

Former Haryana minister gets threat letter

 Former Haryana minister Pandit Shivcharan Lal Sharma on Thursday claimed to have received a letter in which a person from Palwal has threatened him of life if he continues to meet with the people in his area.

Haryana CM, his cabinet colleagues pay rich tributes to Kalam

Rich tributes were paid to former President APJ Abdul Kalam by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his cabinet colleagues at a condolence meeting held here on Tuesday.

Tension in Hisar village after Ambedkar statue vandalised

Tension prevailed in Ramayan village in Hansi sub division of the district after some unidentified miscreants allegedly vandalised the statue of B R Ambedkar, police said.

Haryana frames new policy to start moral education in schools

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said the state government has framed a new policy to start moral education in all schools to inculcate values among children.

Haryana: Farmer kills three members of family, shoots self

 In a bizzare incident, a farmer allegedly shot dead three members of his family and later killed himself in his house at Khanda village in the district on Saturday, police said.

Jat leaders slam INLD backtracking on reservation issue

Jat leaders in Haryana on Saturday criticised leaders of Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) for welcoming the dismissal of the Centre's plea by the Supreme Court on Jat reservation.

It is maximum government, minimum governance: Haryana Congress on Cabinet expansion

Leader of Congress in Haryana Assembly Kiran Choudhry on Thursday described the Cabinet expansion by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar as a nail in the coffin of BJP's much-touted concept of "minimum government, maximum governance".

Manohar Lal Khattar expands cabinet; three new ministers inducted

The first Cabinet expansion of the nine-month-old Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government in Haryana will take place on Thursday.

First Cabinet expansion of Khattar govt on Thursday

The first cabinet expansion of the nine-month-old Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government in Haryana will take place on Thursday.

First Cabinet expansion of Haryana government on Wednesday

The nine-month-old Haryana Government will witness its first cabinet expansion on Thursday.

Commission probing land deal a 'political vendetta' by BJP: Hooda

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday said that setting up of one-man Commission to probe the grant of license(s) of some entities, including Robert Vadra's company, for developing commercial colonies in Sector 83 of Gurgaon was a "political vendetta" by the BJP government.

Mortar bombs found near rail tracks in Haryana

Mortar bombs were found lying close to the railway tracks near Shahbad railway station in Haryana's Kurukshetra district on Wednesday, following which rail traffic was briefly suspended on the route and a massive search operation was launched by the security forces.

Two international red sander smugglers held from Haryana, Delhi

 Two alleged international red sander smugglers, reportedly having links with Chinese gangs, have been arrested from Haryana and Delhi by a special task force of Kadapa Police, a senior police official said today.

Haryana: Explosives found near track in Shahbad, rail traffic affected

 Explosives were found lying close to railway tracks near Shahbad railway station in Haryana's Kurukshetra district on Wednesday, following which rail traffic was briefly suspended on the route.

Emergency meeting to be convened at Jat Dharamshala today

An emergency meeting will be convened at Jat Dharamshala on Wednesday following the Supreme Court's decision to dismiss the Centre's plea seeking a review of its verdict that set aside a notification to include Jats in the central list of OBC category in 9 states to accord quota benefits to them.

Haryana to set up state nutrition commission: Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said his government has started the process to set up a nutrition commission and formulate a state nutrition policy to redress the issue of malnutrition among children.

Haryana villagers warned over stone-throwing on Shatabdi Express

Taking a serious note of the incidents of stone-pelting on the Delhi-Chandigarh Shatabdi Express train, authorities in Haryana's Sonipat district have warned villagers from indulging in such actions.

Khattar govt's only achievement is renaming old schemes: Hooda

Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday hit out at the nine-month old BJP government in the state, saying its only achievement was to rename the schemes of the previous Congress regime.

Three policemen thrashed in Gurgaon pub

Three policemen, including an assistant sub-inspector, were roughed up by employees of a pub after they intervened in a brawl in the early hours of Tuesday, police said.

Haryana petroleum dealers suspend stir after talks with govt

Petrol pumps in Haryana resumed services on Tuesday after petroleum dealers suspended an indefinite strike against "non-fulfilment" of their demands including lowering tax on diesel by the state government.

Came to know about Beti Bachao event in Haryana through media: Anil Vij

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij, who courted controversy after questioning the state government's move to rope in actress Parineeti Chopra for 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' initiative, on Tuesday said that he was not given an invitation to a key event related to the campaign and came to know of it through media.

Ex-servicemen planning to show black flags to Gadkari, detained

About 20 ex-servicemen, were detained today when they gathered to show black flags in protest against the delay in implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP), to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who was on a visit here.

Heavy rains lash Chandigarh, parts of Haryana and Punjab

 Heavy rains lashed Chandigarh and many parts of Haryana and Punjab on Monday, causing mercury to dip by few notches, MeT department said here today.

Petrol pumps closed in Haryana after dealers indefinite strike

Over 2,300 fuel pumps in Haryana have stopped selling petrol and diesel to consumers as petroleum dealers Monday went on their indefinite strike to press for various demands, including lower VAT on diesel.

Three Air Force jawans die by drowning in Haryana

Three Indian Air Force jawans died on Sunday after drowning in a river in Morni village in Haryana's Panchkula district.

After Anand Parbat stabbing case, alleged eve-teasers seriously injure Rohtak schoolgirl
After Anand Parbat stabbing case, alleged eve-teasers seriously injure Rohtak schoolgirl

A day after a minor girl died after being allegedly stabbed by two men in Delhi`s Anand Parbat locality for resisting a molestation attempt, a schoolgirl from Lonal village in Haryana`s Rohtak district on Saturday has sustained grievous injuries following an attack by three alleged eve-teasers while she was on her way to school.