Haryana News

Why is Khemka being sidelined, BJP MP asks Haryana govt

BJP leader Ashwini Chopra on Saturday questioned his own party-led Haryana government, why IAS officers like Ashok Khemka are being "sidelined" when the Chief Minister has bated for corruption-free governance.

Punjab, Haryana sizzle; thundershowers in store

The mercury continued to remain high in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, with temperatures two to six degrees above average. But rain and thundershowers are likely in the next 24 hours.

Congress demands rehabilitation of Ballabgarh clash victims

Congress on Saturday demanded adequate rehabilitation and compensation for the victims of the May 25 Ballabgarh clash between two communities over construction of a religious structure in Faridabad.

Heatwave continues in Punjab, Haryana; Met Dept predicts rain from Sunday

Heatwave continued to sweep Haryana and Punjab today with temperatures again crossing a few notches above normal but the MeT Department has predicted relief from Sunday evening with possibility of rain or thundershowers at few places in the region.

Bhupinder Singh Hooda to begin 'Jan Jagran Abhiyan' from Kandela on Sunday

 Former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will begin "Jan Jagran Abhiyan" from Jind district tomorrow to highlight alleged anti-people policies of the Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government in the state.

Ballabhgarh riot victims blame local SHO, says NCM report

Riot-hit Muslim villagers in Ballabhgarh`s Atali Village in Haryana have demanded "strong action" against Station House Officer (SHO) Babu Lal for "abetting the miscreants" belonging to the majority community who attacked them on May 25.

Ballabhgarh clash: Protest in Delhi seeking arrest of culprits

Members of civil society and some minority and human rights organisations on Saturday staged a protest demanding "immediate" arrest of those behind the Ballabhgarh clash of May 25, in which five persons were injured and 20 houses burnt after a fight erupted between two communities over construction of a religious structure.

Factory worker dies in gas cylinder explosion

A 45-year-old factory worker died today when a gas cylinder exploded while being unloaded at Nehru Ground market of the city.

Faridabad clash: District authorities meet affected families

Following the recent communal clash here, Additional Deputy Commissioner Faridabad Aditya Dahiya and SDM Ballabgarh Priyanka Soni Friday visited the make-shift relief camp at the Ballabgarh police station and took note of the arrangements made for the affected families.

Wanted criminal killed in Hisar

 A wanted criminal was today killed in a police encounter while he tried to escape along with his gang members.

CBI ready to probe varsity student's sexual abuse charges, SC told

The CBI on Friday told the Supreme Court that it was ready to undertake probe into the allegations of sexual abuse of a management course student of Jindal Global University in Haryana by three students of same varsity`s law school.

8 IAS officers reshuffled in Haryana

The Haryana government on Friday issued transfers and posting orders of eight IAS officers with immediate effect.

Redress grievances of rural people on priority basis: Haryana minister

Haryana Public Health Engineering Minister Rao Narbir Singh on Friday directed officers to redress the grievances of rural people on priority basis.

Haryana Congress launches 'Padyatra' to interact with farmers

 Haryana Congress on Friday launched its state-wide 'Padyatra' to engage with farmers and other sections to highlight the alleged failure on all fronts of the BJP government in the State.

Heatwave intensifies in Haryana, Hisar hottest at 44 degrees

Haryana`s Hisar was hottest in the region at 44 degrees Celsius as heat wave conditions intensified over most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Friday.

CBI ready to probe MBA student's rape case in Haryana varsity

 The CBI on Friday informed Supreme Court that it has no objection to take over the investigation into the alleged rape of an MBA student of a private university in Haryana.

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.