Haryana News

Tight security across Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh for R-Day

Security has been tightened across Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital Chandigarh in view of Republic day functions on Monday.

Hooda praises Centre's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign

Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday shared dais with his long-time adversary Union Minister Birender Singh and appreciated NDA government's 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign.

Swine flu claims five lives in Haryana

At least five people have died due to swine flu in Haryana this month, health officials said here Saturday.

3 men suspected of looting passers-by arrested in Haryana

Three persons have been arrested for allegedly hatching a plot to loot passers-by near Agra canal here, police said Friday.

Cold wave intensifies in Punjab, Haryana; fog dissipates

Bright sunshine in several parts of Punjab and Haryana provided some relief from ongoing foggy conditions, putting air, rail, and road traffic on track to some extent.

Haryana to set up 'Kanya Kosh' for first girl child

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said a 'Haryana Kanya Kosh' would be set up to provide financial assistance on the birth of first girl child.

PM Modi launches 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign, urges people to change their mindset
PM Modi launches 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign, urges people to change their mindset

Amid huge fanfare, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' programme, a key scheme that aims to address the dipping child sex ratio and empower girl child in the country, in Haryana.

PM Modi to launch 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign from Haryana

Government's ambitious 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign to save and empower girl child will be launched on Thursday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Panipat in Haryana, the state with the lowest sex ratio.

Cold wave conditions persists in Punjab, Haryana

Cold wave conditions continued to prevail at several places in Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday with poor visibility due to fog affecting transport services in both the states.

Haryana to create special fund for girls at district level: Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said that special fund would be created at the district level for schemes and programmes for girls' welfare right from their childhood to education.

HC upholds Haryana govt's decision on retirement age

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday upheld the decision of the Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana reducing the retirement age of state government employees from 60 to 58 years.

Court dismisses plea against Haryana retirement age

The Punjab and Haryana high court Tuesday dismissed a petition challenging the new Haryana government's decision to lower the retirement age for government employees.

Khap mahapanchayat pledges to stop honour killing, dowry

In a significant move, the 'Sarv Jatiya Khap Mahapanchayat' (all castes' council) in Haryana here on Sunday took a pledge to oppose honour killing and prevent dowry system in the state.

Health status of a nation can be assessed by IMR, MMR: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that the status of healthcare of any country could be assessed by its statistics of Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR).

JBT scam: Delhi HC extends interim bail of Ajay Chautala

Delhi High Court has extended the interim bail of Ajay Chautala, sentenced to 10 years prison term along with his father and former Haryana Chief Minister O P Chautala in a teachers recruitment scam case.

Partial relief from cold wave conditions in Punjab, Haryana

People across Punjab and Haryana got partial relief from the chill as day-temperatures rose at most places.

Constable shoots teacher over money dispute in Haryana

 A teacher was allegedly shot at by a constable in the school premises over a money dispute at Dariawala village in Haryana, police said today.

Train, flight services hit in Punjab, Haryana due to dense fog

Cold wave conditions continued unabated in Punjab and Haryana on Friday with dense fog affecting disrupting the road, rail and air traffic.

Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa ends his fast

Sikh activist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, who had been on fast for the last two months demanding release of Sikh prisoners across the country who had completed their jail terms, on Thursday ended his fast after a meeting with district administration officials and members of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee.

Yoga guru Ramdev to be Haryana's brand ambassador

The Haryana government Thursday announced that yoga guru Ramdev will be the state`s brand ambassador to promote yoga and ayurveda.

Rains in Punjab, Haryana add to winter chill

Light rains Wednesday lashed most of the places in Punjab and Haryana, intensifying the cold wave conditions in both the states.

Haryana: Girl goes missing under mysterious circumstances

A 17-year-old girl went missing under mysterious circumstances from here, police said on Tuesday.

Cold wave prevails; dense fog affects life in Punjab, Haryana

Cold wave conditions continued to prevail in Punjab and Haryana while dense fog engulfed most of the places in the region affecting the normal life.

Suresh Prabhu to launch first CNG train from Rewari today

In what could be considered as a milestone in adoption of green fuel in Indian Railways, the first CNG train will be launched on Tuesday on Rewari-Rohtak section of Northern zone.

45 birds found dead in Sultanpur National Park; sanctuary shut

As many as 45 birds have been found dead in the Sultanpur National Park, around 15 kms from the city, following which the sanctuary has been closed, a forest official said on Monday.

Over 300 booked for thrashing ASI in Haryana's Hansi

 Over 300 persons, most of them farmers, were booked today for allegedly thrashing an assistant sub-inspector while he was performing his duty.

No question of quitting Congress, says Bhupinder Hooda

Amidst reports that he was about to form a new political outfit, former Haryana Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday said there was no question of his quitting the party.

Yoga to be made compulsory in all schools of Haryana: Khattar

Haryana government has decided to make yoga compulsory in schools across the state, as per news report on Monday.

Biting cold continues to sweep Punjab, Haryana; flights delayed

Biting cold wave conditions on Monday continued to sweep several parts of Punjab and Haryana where day temperatures settled much below the normal.

Police bust illegal casino in Gurgaon

The Gurgaon Police in a raid busted an illegal casino running in the DLF Phase II area of the city, and has seized large quantities of cash and liquor from the site.